TA'OR is a brand of the firm Van Hoecke NV.

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force on 25 May. This is the new privacy legislation to protect the personal data of European citizens. At Van Hoecke we believe protecting your personal data is very important, so we would like to explain what this means for you.

Why do we collect your personal data? 

Your personal data belongs to you, so naturally you are entitled to review and amend it at any time, or even to have yourself removed from our database entirely. We are happy to clarify what data we keep on you and the purposes we will use it for.

  • The purpose of the processing

We use your personal data solely for the following purposes:

      • Manage the commercial relationship between you as a customer or potential customer and Van Hoecke.
      • Further developing our product and service range.
      • Sending information on the complete preparation of your quote requests and/or orders as well as keeping you informed about our product and service range.


  • Sharing personal data

With whom are your personal data shared? 

      • Your data will be shared with employees of our organisation who need them in order to fulfil the tasks entrusted to them insofar as these are defined in their working regulations and/or job description. This involves staff in the commercial and marketing departments.


  • Retention period

What is the retention period for your personal data? 

      • Your personal data will be stored for a minimum of 10 years or as long as is necessary for the processing purposes listed above, and for as long as the law requires it.


What rights do you have in relation to your personal data?

At your written request, you are entitled to request a copy of your personal data at any time. Should you notice that any of your data is incorrect or incomplete, you are entitled to have it corrected. Additionally, you have the right to have the processing of your personal data limited or restricted in certain circumstances.

If certain data is not necessary for the processing purposes listed above, you can always require us to delete them, and you have the right to withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal data at any time.

You can send us your questions in relation to the processing of your personal data at privacy@vanhoecke.be


Privacy Statement

The present statement pertains to the above-mentioned company, hereinafter simply referred to as Van Hoecke NV. 

Van Hoecke NV manufactures and distributes high-technology products of a very high standard, with the aim of providing its customers with the best possible service. 

The website of Van Hoecke NV can be consulted without prior registration. If registration of your personal data is considered desirable, we only make use of them following your approval. Personal data will be treated confidentially in accordance with Belgian law. 

Kindly read the following information concerning data protection regulations. By requesting and/or using the information, the services, the links, the functions, or the programmes of this website, the user agrees to accept the following conditions: 

By entering the registration data, the user confirms his permission to the processing of these data on the legal grounds of personal interest. The user explicitly agrees that these personal data may be employed by Van Hoecke NV and its associated enterprises and partners. Van Hoecke NV guarantees that the personal data will neither be sold to, exchanged with, nor made accessible to third parties. Except in cases of claims, enforcement or use of provisions or to protect the rights, property or security of Van Hoecke online, our users or third parties.

In order to optimise the customer service, also the use of the website by non-registered users will be analysed, so that the user, because of the improved browser functions, will be able to consult the best possible and most fitting content. Through analysis of the use of the pages, the structure, the design, and likewise the lay-out can be optimised to the users’ maximum advantage and benefit. In order to realise this second objective, Van Hoecke NV is entitled to consult the underlying data, also when a non-registered user consults the website. The web server automatically records the following information about you: your ISP, your IP address, your web browser type and version, your operating system, and the URL which you use to consult the page. 

The user explicitly grants his permission to the processing of his personal data for the purpose of user analysis, the management of the homepage, the sale of products and services, and for the creation of a user profile.

These data are protected against unauthorised use. The user is entitled at any moment to withhold data about his usage profile as well as the relevant personal data, and to request their correction or removal. 

This website is being monitored and managed from Belgium by Van Hoecke NV. Van Hoecke NV does not offer any guarantees and does not warrant that the data protection statement on this website meets all legal regulations and requirements in effect outside the Belgian jurisdiction. If you are visiting this website from abroad, you need to comply with the local legal regulations in effect. This data protection statement and its application are governed by Belgian law, with the exception of provisions regarding international private law. Judicially, the Belgian Court shall possess the competence.

For additional info, contact privacy@vanhoecke.be