Last date of revision: 11-06-2018
1. Manuport Logistics ("Manuport" or "We") is an international group of companies that offers unique mix of logistics services – for every mode of transport: sea, inland waterways, road transport, rail and air.
Manuport has a physical presence in Europe's most important ports, its own international offices in countries like France, Brazil, China and an extensive network of first-class logistics partners branching out throughout the world. Our group consists of several companies ("the Manuport Companies") that process personal data.
2. This GDPR Privacy Statement applies to the processing of personal data:
3. All Manuport Companies are separate and independent legal entities. Depending on the processing activity in the context of which your personal data are processed, they may be qualified as a separate data controller or a joint controller with one or more of the other Manuport Companies. None of the Manuport companies have any liability for the other Manuport Companies' acts or omissions.
4. We want to be a great company. In order to achieve that goal we are committed to work in the right way. We are committed to protect your privacy and to process your personal data in an open and transparent manner, in particular with respect of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 ("GDPR").
5. Please follow the links below for further information. Where relevant, we have made a distinction between:
What is covered by this GDPR Privacy Statement?
The legal grounds for processing your data
2.1. With this GDPR Privacy Statement we would like to inform you about why and how we process your personal data when we perform our business activities or when you use our website ("the Site") and any of the services we offer through the Sites, who we give that information to, what your rights are and who you can contact for more information or queries.
2.2. When we refer to "the Site", we mean the webpages with a URL commencing https://manuport.be
However, by way of derogation, this GDPR Privacy Statement does not apply to webpages on the "Join MPL" section of the Site allowing you to apply for job openings (https://manuport.be/en/vacancies). These webpages are subject to our separate Privacy Notice for job applicants: [link to the online Privacy Notice for job applicants].
2.3 The Sites may link to other sites provided by other affiliated companies entities or by third parties. Whilst we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other websites.
When linking to any such sites, we strongly recommend you to review the GDPR Privacy Statements on these sites, before disclosing any personal information.
We only process your personal data for legitimate business reasons. These purposes include, but are not limited to:
We only process your personal data for legitimate business reasons. These purposes include, but are not limited to:
4.1.1. When you send a message via the online contact form, your personal data will in principle be processed for the purposes of our legitimate interests (namely the interest to handle all enquiries, requests and complaints sent via this form in the best possible way).
In this respect, we will always determine case by case whether our interests are not overridden by your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms.
4.1.2. Before using Google Analytics cookies to gather statistics about the visits to the Site, we will always ask your explicit consent.
4.2.1. We process your personal data for the purposes mentioned above:
4.2.2. If we have the legal obligation to obtain your free, informed, specific and unambiguous consent to process your personal data for certain purposes (e.g. specific direct marketing or market research activities), we will only process your data for such purposes to the extent that we have obtained such consent from you.
5.1. You have several rights concerning the information we hold about you. We would like to inform you that you have the right to:
You have also the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for direct marketing. If you do not want to continue receiving any direct marketing from us, you can contact us (see below) or click on the unsubscribe function in any such communication. In that event, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes.
5.2. In order to exercise any of your rights, you can send us a request, indicating the right you wish to exercise:
You may also use these contact details if you wish to make a complaint to us relating to your privacy.
5.3. If you are unhappy with the way we have handled your personal data or any privacy query or request that you have raised with us, you have a right to complain to the Data Protection Authority ("DPA") in your jurisdiction. If you would like to be directed to the appropriate DPA, please contact us.
6.1.1. We may obtain your personal data when you use the Site and its services. This may be for instance the case when you fill in the contact form on the Site.
6.2.1. We may obtain you personal data in the framework of the execution of our business activities.
6.2.2. We may obtain such personal data because you give them to us (e.g. by contacting us, by completing online forms, ...), because others give them to us (e.g. your employer or third party service providers that we use in the framework of our business activities) or because they are publicly available.
6.2.3. When we obtain personal data from external parties, we make reasonable efforts to enter into contractual clauses with these parties obliging them to respect the data protection legislation. This can be done by obliging this party to provide you with all necessary information or - if necessary - to obtain your consent for processing the personal data as described in this GDPR Privacy Statement.
7.1.1. The main personal data we collect through this Site are the data that you have to fill in when contacting us through the online contact form. The following data are collected through this form: name, company (optional), phone number, email, subject and the content of your message.
7.2.1. The personal data that we collect or obtain may, among other things, include:
8.1. We may disclose your personal data to affiliated companies, third parties that provide services to us that reasonably require access to personal data relating to you for one or more of the purposes outlined in the "Why we use your data" section above. The following external parties may for instance be involved:
If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.
8.2. Please note that some of the recipients of your personal data referenced above may be based in countries outside of the European Economic Area whose laws may not provide the same level of data protection.
Should this be the case appropriate safeguards to process your personal data in accordance with the data protection legislation have been taken.
8.3. In general, we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this GDPR Privacy Statement.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, request from a regulator or any other legal process served on us.
They are used to provide you with a good experience when you browse this Site and allow us to improve this Site. With your consent, they can also be used to personalise the content of this Site based on your previous browsing behaviour and to gather statistics in order to improve this Site.
You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following website: www.allaboutcookies.org.
9.2. Cookies can be categorized according to the following characteristics:
9.2.1. Whether they are "session cookies" or "persistent cookies":
9.2.2. Whether they are "first party cookies" or "third party cookies":
Please note that we do not have access or control over the cookies placed on this Site by third parties and use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies.
9.3. The type of cookies used on the Site can be classified as analytical cookies:
9.3.1. What analytical cookies do we use on this Site?
The table below explains the Google Analytics cookies we use and why we use them:
|Cookie name||Expiry date||Description and function|
|_utma||2 years from set/update||This cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
|_ga||2 years from set/update||This cookie is used in order to keep statistics about the user on how to website is used, in order to improve the website towards the future.|
|_gat_UA-XXXXXX||10 minutes from set/update||This cookie is used in order to keep statistics about the user on how to website is used, in order to improve the website towards the future.|
|_gid||24 hours from set/update||This cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
9.3.2. Acceptance and rejection of Google Analytics
You can easily opt-out and prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics. This can be done by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. Alternatively, you can always adjust the corresponding settings in your browser software to prevent the use of Google Analytics cookies.
9.4. You can enable, disable and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your device and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.
The ability to enable, disable and/or delete cookies can be completed at browser level. These settings are usually found in the "options" or "preferences" menu of you internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the "Help" option in your internet browser for more details:
10.1. Your data are stored on local Euroports' owned servers. We employ strict technical and organizational (security) measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage both online and offline.
These measures include:
10.2. Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal data, the transmission of data - especially over the internet (including by e-mail) - is never completely secure. We endeavor to protect personal data, but we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to us or by us.
We limit access to your personal information to those who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information in order to carry out their jobs.
11.1.1. Your personal data will not be retained longer than necessary for the purposes described above.
11.1.2. As a general rule, personal data obtained through the contact form on our website are stored for a period of 5 years.
Depending on the specific situation and the applicable national legislation, we may however retain your personal data for a longer period. This will in particular be the case if any of the following periods is longer : (i) as long as is necessary for our daily business; (ii) any retention period that is required by law; or (iii) the end of the period in which litigation or investigations might arise.
11.1.3. For more information about the expiry dates of the cookies used on this Site, please consult the the cookie section.
11.2.1 Your personal data will not be retained longer than necessary for the purposes described above.
11.3. As a general rule, records in the framework of our business activities that may contain personal data (e.g. contracts, orders, correspondance etc.) are stored for a period of 10 years.
Personal data processed for direct marketing purposes, are however stored for a period of 3 years as from the last contact with the individual concerned. If you have become a customer during this period, we may however retain your personal data for a longer period, namely 10 years as from the delivery of the products or services, or as from the latest contact with Euroports (if this contact would take place at a later date).
11.4. Depending on the specific situation and the applicable national legislation, we may however retain your personal data for a longer period. This will in particular be the case if any of the following periods is longer : (i) as long as is necessary for our daily business; (ii) any retention period that is required by law; or (iii) the end of the period in which litigation or investigations might arise.
12.1. Automated decisions are defined as decisions about individuals that are based solely on the automated processing of data and that produce legal effects that significantly affect the individuals involved.
12.2. As a rule, your personal data will not be used for automated decision-making. We do not base any decisions about you solely on automated processing of your personal data.
13.1. We hope that this GDPR Privacy Statement helps you understand, and feel more confident about, the way we process your data. If you have any further queries about this GDPR Privacy Statement and this Site in general, please contact us:
We may modify or amend this GDPR Privacy Statement from time to time. Any changes we may make to this GDPR Privacy Statement in the future will be posted on this page. To let you know when we make changes to this GDPR Privacy Statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page. The new modified or amended GDPR Privacy Statement will apply from that revision date. Please check back periodically to see changes and additions.