Privacy Policy

CactusSoft Belgium BV, together with its subsidiaries (hereinafter referred as “CactusSoft”, “CactusSoft group of companies”), having its registered offices at Stationsstraat 51, 9850 Landegem, Belgium, entered in the Register under No 0681.599.105, suggests this Privacy Policy in line with CactusSoft’s commitment to User’s privacy while using our website (cactussoft.biz), or, when User contacts us by e-mail or through social media (such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, Youtube).

CactusSoft has created this Privacy Policy based upon the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data).

If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not access or use CactusSoft website.

CactusSoft reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at its own discretion from time to time. The changes can be viewed here on CactusSoft website. Your continued use of CactusSoft website constitutes your acceptance of those changes.


1. Collection and Use of Personal Data

CactusSoft may (be required to) process certain Personal Data of data subjects (hereinafter – User (“User”, “you” or “your”) on the occurrence of any of the following:

1.1. Use/visiting of the website cactussoft.biz (including its mobile version (collectively, the “website”):

When using the website for informational purposes only, i.e. if a User doesn’t provide CactusSoft with information (e.g. via contact forms), we may only collect data that User’s browser transmits to CactusSoft’s server (so-called “server log files”). When User visites the website, the following User’s Personal data may be processed:

  • date and time at the moment of access
  • amount of data sent in bytes
  • source/reference from which the user came to the website
  • browser used
  • operating system used
  • configuration and settings
  • IP (Internet Protocol) address used (if applicable: in anonymized form)

the purpose of Personal Data collection: technical necessity to display the website to User, improving the stability and functionality of the website. These data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, CactusSoft reserves the right to check the server log files subsequently, if there are any concrete indications of illegal use

the legal base for Personal Data processing: – “processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests”.

1.2. Contacting

In the context of contacting CactusSoft via contact form of website (“Contact us”, “Start a Project”, “Become an Author”, etc., hereinafter referred as “contact form”) or via e-mail info@cactussoft.biz the Personal Data may be (required to) processed. 

In particularly, the User is suggested to fill out the contact form on the website and click the button “Send a message”. Also, a User may send a request to CactusSoft via e-mail info@cactussoft.biz

In this case the following personal data of User may be provided to CactusSoft:

  • user’s name 
  • company name (optionally) – in case if User makes this Personal Data available to CactusSoft via contact form;
  • e-mail address
  • telephone number, job title, address (optionally) – in case if User makes this Personal Data available to CactusSoft via message wording send through contact form of the website or by e-mail info@cactussoft.biz).

the purpose of Personal Data processing: exclusively for the purpose of responding to User’s request and (or) for establishing a business contact, starting collaboration with bloggers, and (or) lead generation.

the legal base for Personal Data processing:

  • the data subject “has given consent to the processing of his or her Personal Data for one or more specific purposes”; and/or
  • “processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests”); and/or
  • “processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party“ or “in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract”). 

If User doesn’t allow CactusSoft to process (all or some of) this Personal Data, it may mean that CactusSoft will not be able to respond to user’s request (an) or establish a business contact.

1.3. Subscription to the Blog

When a User subscribes to Blog via the website, the User’s Personal Data may be (required to) processed. In particularly, the User is suggested to fill the contact form “Subscribe to our Blog” of the website and click the button “Submit Email”. In this case the following personal data of User will be provided: 

  • e-mail address

the purpose of Personal Data processing: exclusively for the purpose of delivering to User news about new and updated articles on Blog, some promotional or informational e-mails.

The User may stop the subscription to the Blog by following an active link “Unsubscribe” which is contained in each message send via Blog.

In this case the User’s email address will be removed from the mailing list immediately upon unsubscription.

the legal base for Personal Data processing:

  • the data subject “has given consent to the processing of his or her Personal Data for one or more specific purposes”; and/or
  • “processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests”.
1.4. Job applications

In case a User is responding to a job opening at CactusSoft group of companies via the website, or by e-mail info@cactussoft.biz the User’s Personal Data may be (required to) processed. In particularly the User is suggested to fill the contact form “Join the team” in the section “Careers”, or in the sub-section thereof “Open Positions” – “Send Us your CV” of the website, attach a CV and click the button “Send a message”. In this case the following personal data of User will be provided to CactusSoft:

  • user’s name
  • e-mail address
  • address, e-mail address, telephone number, CV, or professional details and/or related information (optionally) – in case if User makes this Personal Data available to CactusSoft via message wording send through contact form of the website or by e-mail info@cactussoft.biz.

the purpose of Personal Data processing: exclusively for the purpose of processing User’s job application; and/or get in contact with User regarding his/her job application 

The processing of Personal Data for this Purpose is based on section:

  • the data subject “has given consent to the processing of his or her Personal Data for one or more specific purposes”;
  • “processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party“ or “in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract”; and/or
  • “processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller”.

If User doesn’t allow CactusSoft to process (all or some of) this Personal Data may mean that CS will not be able to process the User’s job application, respond on it or verify User’s claimed capabilities.

1.5 Other Purposes

1.5.1. In case User gives CactusSoft with consent to publish or otherwise transfer, distribute testimonials, project case, featured customer stories etc., other issues where User has consented thereto, or if this authority of CactusSoft is set by a specific contract with User, CactusSoft may process Personal Data about this User.

The processing of Personal Data for this Purpose is based on section:

  • the data subject “has given consent to the processing of his or her Personal Data for one or more specific purposes”;
  • “processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party“.

1.5.2. CactusSoft also may publish, transfer, distribute or otherwise process Personal data that has been publicly disclosed by User/third parties authorized by the User (e.g. via its website, social or professional media, other legal means). 

The processing of Personal Data for this Purpose is based on section:

  • “processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller”.


2. Collection and Use of Non-Personal Data

2.1. Google Analytics

Information We Collect through Google Analytics: Users who visit this website and have JavaScript enabled are tracked through Google Analytics.  Google Analytics collects information anonymously and reports website trends to us without identifying individual visitors. Google Analytics collects a variety of information from users, including the Internet protocol (IP address) that is used to connect your computer to the Internet (which it does not report to us), your Internet service provider (ISP), browser type, type of operating system, the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, though, and from our website, including date and time, cookie, the length of time you spend on particular pages, which links you click while on our site, and similar site visit information. Google Analytics data is shared with Google. 

For more information on Google Analytics or to opt-out of having your information shared through Google Analytics, visit:

http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

For more information on Google’s privacy policy, visit

http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

We use this information to make our website easier to find on the Internet and to improve our website by learning which pages and features are interesting to our visitors. We treat this information as non-personal information and do not attempt to connect it to personally identifiable information, except as otherwise required by law.

2.2. Cookies policy

By clicking the button “Accept” on our pop-up message users agree with our Cookie policy.

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a user’s computer/smartphone allowing Internet access when he visits the CactusSoft Website. 

In order to record and analyze how visitors use our website as well as to improve visitors’ experience, CactusSoft collects details of your visits by using Google Analytics. Google Analytics places and uses cookies that allow CactusSoft to track website traffic and users’ interaction with CactusSoft websites.

CactusSoft may use cookies to record your consents on its websites (e.g. the consent to the use of cookies). 

If you want to withdraw your opt-in to our Cookie Policy, please clear your cache by visiting browser settings.


3. Access to Personal data. Use of Personal Data

CactusSoft may provide access to the User’s personal information to the following recipients:

  • to owners, management team and employees of CactusSoft, professional advisers who are in contact with User in line with purposes specified above; 
  • to any competent law enforcement body, regulatory, government agency, court or other third party, if disclosure is necessary (a) as a matter of applicable law or regulation, (b) to exercise, establish or defend its legal rights, or (c) to protect User’s vital interests or those of any other person.
  • to any other person with User’s consent to the disclosure.

For avoidance of doubt, CactusSoft do not sell, trade or otherwise commercialize User’s Personal Data, do not provide the collected personal data to third parties, unless CactusSoft explicitly state that this is required for a specific action, or unless CactusSoft is required by law to provide said data, e.g. at the request of the competent legal, state or governmental authorities as specified hereinabove. 


4. Protection of Personal Data

CactusSoft implements corresponding technical and organizational measures to protect the Personal Data provided by Users against unauthorized access, unauthorized use, theft or loss. 


5. User’s rights in Relation to Personal Data

A User whose Personal Data is being processed has the right to:

  • access to Personal Data processed by CactusSoft (i.e. User has the right to be informed of whether CactusSoft processes or not User’s personal data, and if that is the case, to have access to these data);
  • request rectification (i.e. User has the right to correct personal data, i.e. to ask for the inaccurate data regarding User to be corrected); erasure (i.e. User has the the right to delete User’s personal data, if it is no longer necessary under the purposes of its usage, “right to be forgotten”) or restriction of processing of Personal Data (i.e. User has the the right to limit the processing of personal data under article 18 GDPR);
  • object to the processing of Personal Data under article 21 GDPR; 
  • data portability (i.e. the User is entitled to receive the data provided to CactusSoft in a generally readable file format).
  • withdraw a consent for processing of Personal Data at any time (if Personal Data is processed based on the legal ground of “consent”).

In order to exercise such rights, please contact info@cactussoft.biz.

The User shall have to provide a proof of his/her identity to the satisfaction of CactusSoft by providing an official document (e.g. ID Card, driver’s license, etc.) in order to safeguard the fact that the right person is exercising such right.


6. Duration of Retention of Personal Data

CactusSoft retains User’s Personal Data (i) as long as Personal Data is relevant for the purpose, (ii) for the duration of any retention period that is required by law; or (iii) the end of the period in which litigation or investigations might arise. After such period, CactusSoft either deletes or anonymizes the Personal Data.


7. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy and Cookies Policy, please send us the direct message at info@cactussoft.biz, or through the contact form on this website, or a letter toCactusSoft Belgium BV, Stationsstraat 51, 9850 Landegem, Belgium.

LAST UPDATE: May 23, 2022