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Privacy is essential for 2ndOpinion

2ndOpinion complies with the new GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation, pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of that data. This new legislation largely protects the personal data of European citizens. This makes the control over how we may use your personal data clearer and simpler.

Your rights in brief:

Your privacy right includes the ability to request, forward, modify or delete all personal data that 2ndOpinion has available. You can also request a restriction on the processing or make an objection to the general processing of your personal data.

Right of access: you have the right to get an overview from 2ndOpinion of the personal data we process and what happens to it. If you want to exercise this right, send an email to
Right of correction: you have the right to request an improvement. This can be an objection or limitation on the processing of your data. If you want to change your data, send an email to
Right to be forgotten: you can ask us to have your personal data removed from our files. If you want to exercise this right, send an email to
Right to transferability: you can request the personal data you shared with 2ndOpinion. You can also ask us to have this data forwarded to a third party, in a structured and readable form. If you want to exercise this right, send an email to
Your Privacy settings: your data is your property. You decide which personal data you share with 2ndOpinion and which you do not. Our relationship is based on trust. 2ndOpinion DOES NOT share your personal data with commercial organizations.


1. Definitions
Data file: the digital file, compiled and updated by 2ndOpinion, which consists of all the Personal Data communicated to it;
2ndOpinion: 2ndOpinion bvba, with registered office at 3070 Kortenberg, Kiewitstraat 111, and incorporated in the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises with the number 0691.840.721;
Personal data: all information on the basis of which you can be identified or on the basis of which you are identifiable, such as name, identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more elements that are characteristic of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of your person.
Service: all services for which you have contracted 2ndOpinion; 
Processing: the processing of Personal Data as described under the definition of Processing;
Processing: an operation or a whole of operations relating to Personal Data or a set of Personal Data, whether or not performed via automated processes, such as collecting, recording, organizing, structuring, storing, updating or modifying, retrieving, consulting, using, providing by means of forwarding, distributing or otherwise making available, aligning or combining, protecting, deleting or destroying data.
2ndOpinion is responsible for the Processing of your Personal Data.

2. What Personal Data do we collect?
2ndOpinion collects the Personal Data that you provide us with, regardless of the way in which (via the answer form on this website). You are entirely free to inform 2ndOpinion of your Personal Data or not. Please note that the conclusion of an agreement and the delivery of our Service may be refused if you do not communicate your Personal Data to 2ndOpinion. You are solely responsible for the accuracy of the data that you communicate to 2ndOpinion. In addition, 2ndOpinion automatically collects certain Personal Data via cookies. Read more about this in our cookies policy.

3. Processing of your Personal Data
a) The Processing in the context of the execution of the agreement
2ndOpinion Processes your Personal Data exclusively within the framework of the Service (s) for which you cont(r)acted 2ndOpinion. 2ndOpinion Processes your Personal Data exclusively for entering into and following up our mutual commercial relationship.
b) The Processing based on your consent
By agreeing to this privacy statement, you also consent to 2ndOpinion to Process the Personal Data you have communicated for the use of a Service for the following purposes: if you use a 2ndOpinion Service and leave your details, 2ndOpinion can automatically keep you informed of news via a newsletter; research to improve the quality of our services; after having made the Personal Data anonymous, to compile statistics in order to build up substantive knowledge.
If 2ndOpinion decides to execute a Processing of your Personal Data for a purpose that is not provided for in this privacy statement, it will contact you at the e-mail address provided by you in order to inform you of this new Processing and its purpose, where you have the possibility to refuse this Processing.

4. Confidentiality
The Personal Data will be kept strictly confidential and will in no case be communicated to third parties, unless 2ndOpinion has obtained your explicit prior consent.

5. The withdrawal of your consent
You can withdraw your consent to the Processing of your Personal Data at any time. Such withdrawal of your consent does not affect the Processing that takes place in the context of the execution of your agreement with 2ndOpinion, nor the legality of the Processes that already occurred on the basis of your consent before it was withdrawn.

6. Duration of keeping the Personal Data
With respect to the Services of 2ndOpinion, your Personal Data will be stored for a period necessary for 2ndOpinion to achieve the purpose of the Processing or to fulfill its contractual obligations. This period ends five years after the last day of the month in which you last left your data with 2ndOpinion, or you have written out on the newsletter, except for special legal provisions that provide for a shorter duration.

7. Right of access, improvement and data exchange
You have the right to request 2ndOpinion to inspect your Personal Data, the correction of incorrect or incomplete Personal Data or the erasure thereof. Such erasure of Personal Data is not possible if the Processing of your Personal Data is necessary for the realization or the execution of the agreement between you and 2ndOpinion or for the exercise or substantiation of or the defense in the context of a legal claim.

8. Limitation of Processing
In certain cases you have the right to obtain the restriction of the Processing. This is the case if you dispute the accuracy of the Personal Data, if the Processing is unlawful, if you object to the deletion of the Personal Data, or if you need the Personal Data for the establishment, exercise or substantiation of a legal claim while 2ndOpinion no longer needs the Personal Data for processing purposes. 2ndOpinion will only store your Personal Data in such a case.

9. Transferability of Personal Data
You have the right to obtain the Personal Data relating to you and which you have provided to 2ndOpinion or to transfer that Personal Data. Such acquisition or transfer is not possible if the Processing of your Personal Data is necessary for the realization or execution of the agreement between you and 2ndOpinion or for the exercise or substantiation of or the defense in the context of a legal claim.

10. Automated decision-making
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing if this has legal consequences for you or this affects you to a considerable extent. This is not possible if this decision is necessary for the realization or the execution of the agreement between you and 2ndOpinion or when this decision is based on your permission.

11. Exercising your rights
You can exercise the rights of this privacy statement by submitting a dated, written or electronic request with a copy of your identity card to 2ndOpinion or, if applicable, providing a supplementary statement.

12. Safety
2ndOpinion has developed security measures that are technical and organizational adapted to the destruction, loss, falsification, modification, unauthorized access or notification by mistake to third parties of your Personal Information collected on the website (and on any other manner) as well as any other unauthorized Processing of your Personal Data. Under no circumstances can 2ndOpinion be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage resulting from incorrect or unlawful use by a third party of your Personal Data. 2ndOpinion is not responsible for the content of third-party websites to which it refers in its website, nor for the products or services mentioned on it. Since the privacy statements of these websites may differ from those of 2ndOpinion, it is recommended to read the privacy statement of every website you visit.

13. Complaints
If you believe that the Processing of your Personal Data by 2ndOpinion would constitute an infringement of the provisions of this privacy statement, then you have the right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, and untill it has been set up with the Privacy Commission.

14. Changes to our privacy statement
It is possible that this privacy statement will be expanded or modified in the future, for example if the legislation changes. That is why we advise you to consult this privacy statement on a regular basis.

15. Contact
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, you can contact 2ndOpinion or by mail at

16. Cookies policy

a) What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. For example, when you visit this website, cookies are stored on the hard disk of your computer, so that you are recognized as a user on a subsequent visit to this website. 2ndOpinion can collect information about your use of this website and other websites. The use of cookies is safe. No personal information, such as a telephone number or an e-mail address, can be derived from cookies. As a result, cookies can not be used for e-mail and telemarketing campaigns. Insofar as 2ndOpinion collects personal data about you with the aid of cookies, 2ndOpinion processes these in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy and Cookie Statement.

b) Why does 2ndOpinion use cookies?
2ndOpinion uses cookies for its website. We do this to improve the quality and functionality of the website, to analyze how users use the site and to compile statistics in order to measure the quality and effectiveness of our website.

c) Which cookies does 2ndOpinion use?
2ndOpinion uses functional or necessary cookies that enable you to navigate through our website and use the functions of the website. For cookies that are not necessary for the functioning of the website, we ask your permission before placing it.
2ndOpinion also uses performance cookies, which collect data about the use of the website, such as the number of visitors, the time visitors spend on a web page and error messages. 2ndOpinon uses Google Analytics (collecting anonymous data about the use of our website and compiling visitor statistics).
2ndOpinion does NOT use advertising cookies. Advertising cookies ensure that a website can send personalized advertising messages.

d) Storage period
In some cases, cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser, in other cases these cookies will remain longer and can also be read out on a subsequent visit to this website. 2ndOpinion stores Cookies up to 1 year after your last site visit.

e) How can you refuse and delete cookies?
You can set your browser so that during your next use of the website of 2ndopinion you will no longer receive new cookies, or just certain types of cookies. The way in which differs per browser: consult the help function of your browser. There you can also find out how you can delete previously placed cookies. If you no longer wish to receive cookies at all, you must change these settings in all browsers and on all computers that you use. If you refuse and / or delete cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of the website.



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