Privacy Policy

Updated on april 19th, 2021

1. The entreprise

RDS bv (hereinafter referred to as ‘RDS Weighing & Safety’ or ‘the data controller’) IZ Harelbeke-Zuid | Spoorwegstraat 26 BE-8530 Harelbeke KBO/BTW: BE 0430 454 821 E-mail: Phone number: +32 56 29 10 10 (BE), +31 85 888 09 11 (NL) RDS Weighing & Safety established this Privacy Policy with the purpose to inform users in a transparent manner about the website, (hereinafter referred tot as ‘site’), and about the way in which personal information is collected and processed by RDS Weighing & Safety. The term ‘user’ refers to any user, whether natural or legal, who visits the site or communicates in any way with RDS Weighing & Safety. RDS Weighing & Safety undertakes to take all necessary measures to ensure that the processing of personal data take place in accordance with the law of June 30th, 2018 about the protection of natural persons with regard to processing of personal data and the regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of April 27th, 2016 on protection of natural persons concerning the free movement of such personal data and repealing directive 95/46/EG (i.e. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or ‘AVG’). RDS Weighing & Safety is free to choose natural or legal persons who process the personal data of the site users at their request and in their name.

2. The processing of personal data

The use of the site may result in the collection of personal data. The processing of these data, in the capacity of RDS Weighing & Safety, is always in conformity with the GDPR and the law of June 30th, 2018. Personal data is processed by RDS Weighing & Safety, in accordance with the purposes listed below, via following methods: an automatic info/ quotation/ service request; the use of cookies; the registration form for the newsletter.

3. The purpose of processing personal data

In accordance with article 13 of the AVG, the purposes of processing personal data shall be communicated to the user of the site. The purposes are as follows: to provide an answer to the info/ quotation/ service request; to send out the offered newsletters; to gain insights concerning the traffic on the site; to offer the user the opportunity to join the customer database of RDS Weighing & Safety; if required by law, RDS Weighing & Safety will process personal data as well (e.g. personal income tax).

4. Personal data that can be processed

The user accepts that, while visiting and using the site, RDS Weighing & Safety gathers and process the following personal data: name; last name; address details; e-mail; phone number/ mobile phone number; the user’s question/ message; the user’s clicks on the site; IP-address.

5. Permission

By the use of the site, the user declares that he/she/X has read and has approved his/her/their free, specific, informated and unambiguous consent to the processing of his/her/their personal data. This convention relates to the content of this Privacy Policy The user has the right to withdraw his/her/their permission at all times. The withdrawal of the permission can be requested by sending a request for withdrawal or a objection to the processing by e-mail to or by mail to the following address: IZ Harelbeke-Zuid B2040, Spoorwegstraat 26 BE-8530, Harelbeke. The request or objection must be accompanied at all times by a copy of his/her/their national identity card.

6. Retention period of the personal data

In accordance with article 13, paragraph 2 of the AVG, RDS Weighing & Safety retains the gathered personal data only as long as is reasonably necessary to achieve the purposes for which they are processed. In all cases, this duration is no longer than 7 years after the last customer contact.

7. Recipients of the data and disclosure to third parties

Personal data can be shared with employees or suppliers of RDS Weighing & Safety to the extent that they provide reasonable guarantees regarding the security of the data and in so far as they cooperate with RDS Weighing & Safety for the placing of or the provision of their products/ services. In all cases, the recipients of the personal data comply with the content of this Privacy Policy. RDS Weighing & Safety ensures that they only process this data for the intended purposes and in a safe and discreet manner

8. Rights of the users of the site

The user can enforce his/her/their rights at all times by sending a message by e-mail to, or by mail to IZ Harelbeke-Zuid B2040, Spoorwegstraat 26 BE-8530 Harelbeke. Every message has to be accompanied by a copy of the user’s identity card. 8A Right of access In accordance with article 15 of the GDPR, RDS Weighing & Safety guarantees the right of the user of the site to access his/her/their personal data. The user of the site has the right to access these personal data and the information below: – the personal data in question – the recipients of the personal data RDS Weighing & Safety can require een reasonable fee on the basis of admistrative costs for the additional copies requested by the user of the site. When the user of the site submits the request in the paragraph above electronically, the data will be provided electronically and for general use, unless the user in question requests otherwise. The copy of the data shall be communicated within one month at the latest upon receipt of the request.

8B Right to revisions

RDS Weighing & Safety guarantees the right to review and delete the personal data to the user of the site. Incorrect, inaccurate or irrelevant data may be corrected or deleted at any time in accordance with GDPR article 16. The user of the the site will direct the request to RDS Weighing & Safety. In accordance with article 19 of the GDPR, RDS Weighing & Safety shall inform each recipient to whom the personal data has been provided of any revision of the personal data, unless such a revision turns out to be impossible or involves disproportionate effort.

8C Right to exchange

The user of the site has the right to enter the, in article 17 of the GDPR mentioned cases, as soon as possible the removal of his/her/their personal information.

When RDS Weighing & Safety has made the personal data public and is required to delete it on the basis of the previous paragraph, takes RDS Weighing & Safety, taking into account available technologies and the cost of implentation, reasonable measures. The two paragraphs above do not apply insofar as such processing was necessary: – the exercise of the right to freedom of information and expression; – to comply with a legal obligation to process under European Union law, or to perform a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority assigned to RDS Weighing & Safety; – the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

9. Cookies

The site uses cookies to distiguish users from that same site. This makes it possible to provide users with a better browsingexperience and optimalization of the site and content. The objectives and methods of these cookies are listed below. By using this site the user expressly consents to the management of cookies as written in this Privacy Policy.

9B Types of cookies and persued purposes

GA cookies can be used on the site.

9C Retention period for cookies

Cookies are kept for as long as needed to achieve the intended purposes.

10 Applicable law and competent court

This Privacy Policy is exclusively controlled by the Belgian right. Any dispute will be brought before the courts of the judicial district of the registered office of RDS Weighing & Safety

11. Changes to the Privacy Policy

RDS Weighing & Safety retains the right to change this Privacy Policy to comply with legal obligations in this regard. The user of the site is therefore requested to regularely consult the Privacy Policy to stay informed of any changes and adjustements. Such changes will be posted on the site or sent by e-mail to ensure opposition.

12. Contact

For every question or complaint regarding this Privacy Policy, the user can contact RDS Weighing & Safety at the following address: