Your privacy is important to Anima bvba (Anima Research Center) (hereinafter “ARC”). This Privacy Policy covers what we collect and how we use, disclose, transfer and store your information.

ARC makes every effort to protect your privacy. During your contact with ARC, it is possible that you share personal data with us that allows us to identify you as an individual, employee of a company, etc. (such as your full name, e-mail address, address and phone number). This is your ‘personal data’.

This privacy statement applies to the personal data we collect about you for the purpose of offering you our services. By using the site or sharing your personal data with us during our services, you accept the practices described in this privacy statement.

The Last change dates from 27/01/2019.

Identity of Anima bvba (Anima Research Center – ARC)

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy you may contact us using the information below.

Anima bvba
Alkerstraat 28
3570 Alken
Phone: + 32 474 30 96 34
Company registration number BE 452.135.608

Our customers may submit inquiries regarding personal data protection, privacy and security matters to DPO Jelte Andries, Anima bvba, .

The processing of personal data

ARC collects, registers and processes the personal data of customers, candidates and users of its services. Data can be communicated, for example, by people themselves when they contact us or when services are provided by ARC.

Personal data is always processed in compliance with the principles of privacy legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation, being the European Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of personal data. Personal data is processed in a lawful, fair and transparent manner in accordance with the regulations for their category, and for a specific and explicit purpose. Data processing is limited to what is necessary and the period for which the personal data is stored is limited to what is necessary to fulfil the purposes of the processing.

Personal data is properly secured using appropriate technical and organisational measures. ARC processes your personal data for various purposes, including:

  • customer management
  • informing you about our professional and social activities or another topic that might concern you
  •  sending you our newsletter and/or brochure
  • contacting you if necessary to carry out our services
  • further execution of agreements
  • informing you about modifications to our services
  • to be able to offer you our services
  • processing your payment
  • meeting legal obligations
  • statistical processing
  • when the legitimate interest of the company requires it, but this is always clear to the data subject.

Other data is collected automatically by ‘cookies’ and other systems/applications which collect data. More information can be found by following the following link: Include Link

Within the framework of these purposes, ARC may appoint processors who ensure that our services are optimally executed. This concerns suppliers, accountants, lawyers, insurance, administration, etc. It is possible that personal data will be transferred to these parties if necessary. These parties act in accordance with the applicable privacy legislation. The ‘Rights of the data subject’ section describes how you can obtain information about this.

Rights of the data subject

If you wish to consult,transfer, modify, correct,restrict or erase your data, you can send an e-mail free of charge, accompanied by a copy of your identity card, to the address where our data protection officer can be contacted; . You can use the same method to also object to the processing of personal data or if you wish to terminate communications. The data will be adapted or removed to the extent possible and technically allowed. Your request will be processed as soon as possible. It will be honoured as much as possible, unless this is not possible due to the company’s interest or a legal obligation. If a personal data breach occurs, which threatens to violate your rights and the protection of your personal data, the supervisory authority will be informed and you will be informed as a data subject if there is a high risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons.

Security and confidentiality

ARC has developed security measures, adapted on a technical and organisational level, to avoid the destruction, loss, fraud, modification, unauthorised access or accidental disclosure to third parties of personal data collected on the website, as well as any other unauthorised processing of this data. Under no circumstances can ARC be held liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from incorrect or unlawful use by a third party of the personal data. All data is always treated confidentially. If you believe that your data is not secure or that there are indications of abuse, please contact us by e-mailing

Accuracy of your data

Anyone who submits data to ARC guarantees that it is accurate and complete. Submission of incorrect data or data belonging to third parties may result in the user being, temporarily or definitively, denied access, in whole or in part, to ARC’s services.


Our website and/or services do not intend to collect data about website visitors who are younger than 16 years of age, unless they have consent from their parents or guardian. However, we cannot check if a website visitor is 16 or older. Therefore, we encourage parents to monitor the online activities of their children, to prevent data about children being collected without parental consent. If you are convinced that we have collected personal data about a minor without this consent, please contact us by e-mailing and we will remove this data.

Intellectual property rights

The contents of this site, including brands, logos, drawings, data, product and company names, texts, images, etc., are protected by intellectual rights and belong to ARC or entitled third parties.

Information on the website

By using this website, you undertake to comply with and accept the following terms of use. ARC owns the exclusive copyright and intellectual rights of this website, its design and its entire content. Use of this website, or parts thereof, in any form whatsoever, is prohibited without the prior written consent of ARC.
The information provided on and via this website may not be saved (other than as necessary to view the website), reproduced, modified, made public, distributed or send, sold or transferred in any other way, nor may any rights to this information be granted to third parties.
The information on the website is of a general nature. The information is not adapted to personal or specific circumstances and can therefore never be considered as personal, professional or legal advice to the user. The website may contain hyperlinks to third-party websites or pages or refer to them indirectly. The publication of links to these websites or pages in no way implies an implicit approval of their contents.
ARC expressly declares that it has no control over the content or other characteristics of these websites and can under no circumstances be held liable for their contents or characteristics or any other form of damage resulting from their use.

Other provisions

This privacy statement may be modified from time to time, taking into account aspects such as new laws and regulations or evolutions in this respect. These modifications take effect automatically after publication.
If one of the provisions above concerning the processing of personal data or any other provision is not valid, then all parties agree that this will be replaced by a provision that will approximate the underlying purpose of the provision concerned as much as possible.
ARC’s privacy policy is governed by Belgian law. To the exclusion of all others, the Belgian authorities (such as the Data Protection Authority) and the courts competent for the registered office have jurisdiction on any disputes and complaints that may arise with regard to this website or its use or regarding the processing of personal data or any other dispute.
Please contact for any issue regarding conformity with applicable legislation, rights and obligations arising from the General Data Protection Regulation or the follow-up of any information security incident.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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