Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how Notius-Advocatenkantoor SC SPRL with registered seat in Avenue des Arts 1 in 1210 Brussels (Belgium), registered with the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises under the number 821.862.192 (hereinafter “Notius Attorneys”, “Notius”, “we”, “us”, “our”), as the case may be, collects and uses information from visitors (“you”, “your”) to the website available at www.notius.eu (the “Website”), as well as the purpose of such collection and use.

Notius Attorneys is committed to ensure that your privacy is protected and will safeguard the information you supply and use it only in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in compliance with applicable privacy and personal data protection legislation.

Notius Attorneys may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this page. You should therefore review this page periodically.

What do we collect?

Notius Attorneys does not actively collect or process personal data relating to you on the Website. By sending an email to Notius Attorneys via the link made available on the Website, you may decide to provide Notius Attorneys with certain personal data relating to you, such as your first and last names, title, company, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone number. By providing these personal data to Notius Attorneys, you acknowledge, and where necessary agree, that these personal data may be collected and processed for the purposes of contacting you to answer your query. Notius Attorneys will not retain your personal data for a longer period of time than necessary.

In addition, the Website makes use of cookies for technical, functional and analytical purposes, as further described under the title below “How we use cookies on the Website”.

Transfers and Security

Notius Attorneys may transfer your personal data to subcontractors / service providers within countries or territories ensuring an adequate level of protection, including for the purpose of hosting the Website.

We are committed to ensure that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your personal data as provided by you on or via the Website. More generally, appropriate contractual measures are taken to ensure the security of your personal data in compliance with this Privacy Policy and applicable privacy and personal data protection legislation.

How we use cookies on the Website?

A cookie is a small electronic text file that is sent and stored on your computer’s hard drive or other device/terminal equipment memory. Cookies allow the storage of information for a specific period and the identification of the visitor’s electronic device. By accessing and visiting the Website, cookies may be placed on your computer, mobile phone or other electronic device to collect both anonymous data and personal data about you as specified in this Privacy Policy.

When you visit the Website for the first time, information on privacy and wording regarding the consent to the use of cookies will appear on the home page through a cookie banner. If you continue to actively use the Website and do not actively object to the use of cookies, you agree to Notius Attorneys’ use of cookies and such consent will be stored in your browser, so that the information of the cookie banner does not have to be repeated on each page of the Website or at your next connection. In the event that your consent would no longer be registered in your browser (e.g. in case of suppression of the cookies), the cookie banner will appear again the next time you visit the Website.

Cookies help us providing you with a better browsing experience on our Website. We may install and use certain technically required cookies that therefore do not require your prior consent. We may also use session cookies which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit and that also do not require your prior consent. Other cookies – such as cookies to improve the navigational experience by keeping record of certain data (so that you do not have to reintroduce such data at each connection) and by tailoring the content of the Website to your preferences – may be installed and used on the basis of your consent. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to block or decline cookies if you prefer. This may however prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website since some functionalities of the Website requiring the use of cookies for technical purposes may be reduced or may no longer be available to you.

Notius Attorneys uses analytics cookies to gather general information on how visitors use the Website, (which pages they visit most frequently and whether they receive any error messages from websites, etc.). These cookies do not collect any data that may lead to an identification of the visitor. All information collected with the help of such cookies exclusively serves the purpose to comprehend and improve the functionality of the Website. We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). The information regarding your use of the Website generated by the use of Google Analytics is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the US. However, the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” has been added to Google Analytics on the Website to ensure anonymous recording of IP addresses, known as “IP masking”. Google IP anonymization on this Website truncates your IP address within the European Union and European Economic Area territories. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and truncated there. Google will use this information on Notius Attorneys’ behalf to analyze your use of the Website, compile reports on website activity and provide other website and internet usage-related services for Notius Attorneys. We do not use cookies for behavioral advertising.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You can prevent recorded data generated by the cookie concerning your use of the Website (including your IP address) from being sent to Google and prevent the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Additional information on the Terms of Use and Data Privacy Policy of Google Analytics may be found at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/ and https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

The table below lists the first-party and third-party cookies that Notius Attorneys uses on the Website:

Storage method Name Cookie Type:
first-party / third-party
Description Validity period
Cookie _ga First-party Google Analytics, Used to distinguish users 2 years
Cookie _gid First-party Google Analytics, Used to distinguish users 24 hours
Cookie _gat First-Party Google Analytics, Used to throttle request rate 1 minute
Cookie Player Third-party Embedded Vimeo player. To display and deliver videos 1 year
Cookie Vuid Third-party Embedded Vimeo player. To check any user selected preferences 2 years

Links to other websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our Website, please note that we do not have any control over these other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such other websites and such websites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. You should exercise caution and review the privacy policy applicable to these other websites.

Your right

You are entitled to access the personal data relating to you, as collected and processed by Notius Attorneys on or via the Website, and request the modification or suppression of such personal data if it is incorrect or unnecessary for the abovementioned purposes. You may exercise these rights by sending an email to Notius Attorneys at hello@notius.eu, together with a copy of your identity card or other identification document proving that you are the data subject of the personal data. In addition, when you provide you prior consent in that respect, you may object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes at any time, free of charge and without having to provide a justification by following the procedure mentioned above.

In general, you are also entitled to withdraw your consent to any processing based on your consent, if any, at any time. This withdrawal of consent does not compromise the legality of the processing based on consent made prior to such withdrawal.

If you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes the privacy and personal data protection legislation, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of the European Union of your usual place of residence, your place of work or the place where the infringement occurred. The Belgian supervisory authority is the Commission for the protection of privacy (https://www.privacycommission.be/en).