Privacy Policy & Cookies

At GHX, we value transparency and it is important that you know how we handle your personal data.

By submitting personal data to the GHX, each and every applicant automatically accept that GHX registers and stores all personal data for the specific purposes outlined below in this Privacy Policy document.

Data Processing

  • when registering on our site for any of our programs, we need to collect some basic data including name, email address, country and city. This information will not be shared with any external parties outside of the registration procedure, it will only be used to complete the registration process and to keep mutual and necessary communication active and possible.
  • GHX may gather certain usage information from the website, like the numbers and frequency of visitors. This data is only used on the aggregate and does not include any personally identifying information.
  • GHX will at your request or on your own initiative replenish, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal data linked to your person. You are entitled to, in accordance with applicable law, to request access to, rectification or erasure of your personal data or restriction of processing concerning you and your person. GHX will normally answer your request within one month from receipt of your request, please contact us at ghx@gentsehoppers.com.
  • personal information collected by us will be stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public.
  • GHX do not share your data with any third parties without your additional consent, if not required under applicable law to fulfill legal obligations.
  • if we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post any amendments on this page so that anyone always is aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it to other companies.
  • if a dispute originates from this website and/or the festival, the Belgian law will be applicable, and all matters will exclusively be treated in Belgian court.

Cookies

  • GHX uses an underlying technology nicknamed "cookies". "Cookies" are pieces of information that a website transfers to any computer's hard drive for record keeping purposes. The process gives us information on how and when our web pages are visited and by how many people. "Cookies" do not collect any personally identifying information, although they do identify an individual user's computer. This information is however not to be combined with any other general nor specific personal information in order to detect any user's identity, screen number nor email address. Most web browsers automatically accept "cookies", but it's usually possible to change your system to prevent this.
  • the main purpose with GHX’s use of cookies is to improve the service, to analyze users and user behaviors anonymously to find out which parts of the service that we should improve, and to remember settings and choices that you make at our websites.