Last Update: 17/05/2023
We, Mind Surge, are the data controller under the European General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) of your personal data processed in the context of our Website, our correspondence and our Services. This means that we decide, and are responsible for, how your personal data is used.
We have our registered office at Mechelsesteenweg 176, 2018 Antwerp (Belgium), with company number BE 0758 886.923, and you can contact us through the following email address: email@example.com.
If you are a participant in our surveys, note that we won’t use your full name in survey analyses.
We process your personal data for the following reasons:
We process your personal data based on the fact that:
We may make decisions exclusively based on an automated processing of your personal data (e.g. for marketing purposes), but these decisions will not significantly affect you.
We request as few personal data as possible, but it may be necessary for us to be able to provide you with our Services. If you do not want to give any such required personal data, we might not be able to enter into a contract with you (e.g. we might not be able to let you participate in our surveys), to provide you with all the available functionalities on the Website (although you will still be able to access it) or we might breach one or more obligations under applicable laws (e.g. laws on accounting).
We will only store the personal data we collect about you for the period of time we need to achieve the purposes set out above. We also take into account:
In case you are a participant in our surveys, if necessary, we may share your personal data with the client who requested the survey, so that that client can contact you directly.
In addition, we may share your personal data with:
We may transfer your personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area, including to the United States and to Australia. Each transfer will be based on appropriate safeguards, such as an adequacy decision under Article 45 of the GDPR and/or Standard Contractual Clauses as approved by the European Commission under Article 46(2) of the GDPR. You can contact us as specified above for more information about the safeguards we implemented.
We may also share your personal data with third parties:
You can exercise below rights by contacting us as specified above or in your personal login environment:
Right to access
You have the right to request access to the personal data which we have or process about you. We can provide you with information about the personal data that are being processed, the purpose of the processing, the source of those personal data and whom we share it with.
Right to rectification
You have the right to request us to correct any inaccuracies in your personal data if such personal data would be incomplete or inaccurate.
Right to erasure
You have the right, in some circumstances, to request us to erase your personal data from our systems and databases.
Right to restrict processing
You have the right, in some circumstances, to require us to limit the purposes for which we process your personal data if certain processing of the personal data is not justified, such as where you are contesting the accuracy of the personal data.
Right to data portability
You have the right, in certain circumstances, to receive a copy of the personal data you have given us in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format, or to request the transfer of your personal data to another company.
Right to object
You have the right to object to any processing that uses our legitimate interests as a legal basis. There may be reasons for us to continue to process your personal data, in which case we will assess the situation and inform you. You can object to processing for direct marketing purposes.
Right to withdraw consent
If our processing of your personal data is specifically based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. This includes your right to withdraw consent to our use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
You have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority of the EU Member State in which you are a resident, work, or in which there was an alleged violation of your privacy.
Confidentiality and security
We implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, change or damage. Although we make great efforts to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that our systems or databases will be immune from all wrongdoings, malfunctions, unlawful interceptions or access, or other kinds of abuse and misuse.
Links to other websites
Our Website is not intended for children under the age of 16. We do not, knowingly or intentionally, collect information about children under 16 years old. If you are younger than 16, please do not use our Website, nor our Services unless your parent or legal guardian agrees with it.