Privacy policy

PLC Appli Data Solution, hereinafter « ADS »
Chaussée de Mons 239, 7800 Ath (Belgium)
BE0780 936 904
RPL : Tribunal de l’entreprise du Hainaut – division de Tournai

ADS respects your privacy and ensures that the personal information you give us is kept confidential. In this privacy policy we describe what data we collect when you use our services and/or products, why we collect them and what we do with them. We also inform you of your rights, who has access to your data and how long we keep your data. If you have any questions about our privacy policy after reading this, please let us know at

Purposes of processing and retention period

ADS collects and processes your data for the purposes listed below. We use both data that you provide to us and data that we collect ourselves (for example about your visit to our website). We retain personal data for the time needed to achieve a particular purpose, or for the time prescribed by law (e.g. for retention of accounting documents).

  • SQL development and IPMS consulting services
    ADS accesses personal data for the sole purpose of providing its SQL (database) development and IPMS (Intellectual Property Management Software) consulting services. The processing of your personal data is limited to what is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes pursued by ADS. The categories of data concerned by the processing are listed below: surname, first name, gender, address, e-mail address, telephone number and company number/VAT. Your data will be kept for ten years (statute of limitations).
  • Personalised content
    In order to make your visit to our website pleasant and useful, we store data about your browsing behaviour on our website (visits, clicks, searches). This allows us to show you ads that match your personal interests through cookies and your IP address. When we use other parties, they are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your data. Would you prefer not to receive personalised advertisements? Then you can refuse cookies (see our cookie policy). Cookies are stored for a limited period of time and vary depending on the cookie.

  • Improving our services and website
    In order to improve our services and website, we may use your e-mail address to ask you if you would like to participate in a satisfaction survey or market research. When we use other parties, they are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your data. The length of time we keep your personal data differs depending on the survey. As soon as the survey is over, we delete all personally identifiable data.
  • Social media
    If you use social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,…), some of our website pages allow you to log in with your social media account and share these pages on your social media (e.g. via a ‘like’ button). We will not gain access to your social media account. We recommend that you read the privacy policy of your social media platform carefully, so that you know what personal data is used, how and why this data is used, and how you can adjust your privacy preferences.
  • Abuse and fraud
    We may use customer data to prevent and investigate abuse and fraud by passing customer data to the relevant authorities.
  • Professional customers and partners
    We also keep personal data of our professional clients and partners. We treat this information as confidential as we treat other customer information.

Legal grounds of processing

ADS processes personal data on the following legal grounds:

  • consent (e.g. for sending newsletters and invitations)
  • where it is necessary for the execution of a contract (e.g. to fulfil your order)
  • whenever it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation
  • where it is necessary in order to defend our legitimate interests

When the processing of personal data takes place on the legal grounds of consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent for future processing at any time.

Transfer to third parties

ADS will not sell your personal data to third parties. However, we will share your information internally with our workers (whether employed by us or self-employed). Furthermore, we will share your data with third parties exclusively for the following purposes:

  • fulfilling your order
  • taking care of the website environment
  • accountancy.

Our employees and the third parties we engage are required to respect the confidentiality of your data. We guarantee that they have taken the necessary security measures to do so.

Transfer of Personal Data outside the EEA

We will only share your personal data with suppliers within the European Economic Area.


During your visit to our website, cookies (small text files) may be stored on your computer or mobile device. Cookies enable us to recognise your device on a subsequent visit so that you do not have to enter or download the same information each time. Cookies also give us an insight into how you use our website and how we can make our services more user-friendly.

For more information, please consult our cookie policy.

Your rights regarding your personal data

You have the right to inspect the personal data that we hold about you and to correct them if they are incorrect or incomplete. You may also have your personal data deleted, have the processing of your personal data restricted, and object to the processing of some or all of your personal data by us or by one of our processors.You also have the right to request a copy (in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable form) of your personal data and to have them transferred to another party. You have the right, free of charge, to oppose any processing of your personal data for direct marketing.

In order to exercise the above rights, you need to send an email to To prevent abuses, we request that you include a copy of your identity card (with the photograph blocked out if you wish).


If you have any questions or complaints about your data and the protection of your privacy, contact us using the contact details at the top of this privacy policy.

You have the right to direct your complaint to the Data Protection Authority at any time
(, +32 (0)2 274 48 00,, Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussels).

Changes to our privacy policy

ADS may change its privacy policy. We will announce any such changes on our website. This privacy policy was last modified on: March 29, 2023.