1. Introduction

Schumacher Europe SPRL attaches great importance to the privacy of all individuals (clients, suppliers, prospects, etc) whose personal data is processed in our systems. The personal data are processed and secured with the greatest possible care. This privacy policy explains what personal data Schumacher Europe collects on you and how it uses the data. The data controller for data processing is Schumacher Europe SPRL, rue de la Baronnerie 3, B-4920 HARZE.

2. Why do we need your information ?

Personal data on our business relationships are processed for the purposes of sales, purchases, marketing. Processing your data allows us :

  • To initiate and maintain a business relationship
  • To be able to send or receive quotations, transport documents, invoices and manage payments
  • To communicate with you via mails, emails, text messages or by phone

3. What type of personal data is processed ?

We process the following data :

  • Company Name
  • Address
  • Phone and fax numbers
  • VAT number
  • Contact person details (Name, Job title, email address, mobile phone number)

4. Sensitive personal data

Sensitive personal data reveals your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health or data concerning sex life or sexual orientation.

Schumacher Europe does not intentionally collect any sensitive personal data from you to store in its systems. Our systems’ intention is not to process such data unless you explicitly provide sensitive personal data to us.

5. Who can access your information ?

Access to your personal data is limited by need within the group Schumacher, that is to say to Schumacher Europe SPRL and its parent / sister companies.

We will only disclose your personal data to third parties:

  • If such third party is engaged by us to facilitate, maintain or support our IT systems
  • When explicitly requested by you;
  • As required by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement.

6. International transfer of data

Our IT systems are hosted in Belgium only.

Your data are not sent to recipients in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) except in exceptionnal circumstances to the other companies within the group Schumacher.  These parties provide an adequate level of privacy protection.

7. Data retention

We save personal data for no longer than required for the purposes for which these data are collected, while complying with the applicable laws and regulations.

If you want to have your data deleted from our systems or if you wish to object to the processing of your personal data, please email us via

8. Security

We are committed to making sure your personal data is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have technical and organizational measures to safeguard and secure your personal data. All our personnel and third parties we engage to process your personal data are obliged to respect your data’s confidentiality.

9. Controlling your personal data

Schumacher Europe will not transfer your personal data to third parties (other than any external parties referred to in section 5 above) unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You are legally entitled to request details of personal data we have about you or, have it changed, erased or restrict its processing.

To confirm whether your personal data is processed in our systems or to access your personal data in our systems, contact your usual Schumacher representative or email your request to

You can also send us a written request to the address below :

Schumacher Europe SPRL
Rue de la Baronnerie 3
B-4920 HARZE

We aim to respond to your request within four weeks of its receipt.

10. Questions, remarks or complaints

Should you have any questions, remarks or complaints with respect to this Privacy Policy or how Schumacher Europe SPRL registers or processes your data, you can contact us using the contact details below :

Schumacher Europe SPRL
Rue de la Baronnerie 3
B-4920 HARZE

Email :

Phone number : +32 (0)4.388.20.17

We aim to respond to your request, remark or complaint within four weeks of its receipt.

If you are not satisfied with how we resolved your complaint, you have the right to complain to your country’s data protection authority. You can also refer the matter to a court of competent jurisdiction.

11. Changes

Schumacher Europe SPRL reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy. Changes will be published on this website. We advise you to regularly check this Privacy Policy so you are always familiar with the content of the applicable Privacy Policy.

This version was created on 24-05-2018