Privacy statement

In order to be able to offer a good service, we sometimes work with personal data. We think it is important to handle your data carefully, in line with European privacy legislation (the General Data Protection Regulation, also known as AVG or GDPR).

Who are we, en

Klankennest vzw
Pilaarstraat 14, 9820 Merelbeke

Purposes and grounds for processing

We only use your data if we have established a clear and justified purpose for it. This is only possible:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
    For the proper fulfillment of our services or task as a non-profit organization
  • When you have given permission for this
  • To avoid a serious threat to your health or to your safety


Please see our Cookie Policy for more information about how we use it and your choices regarding these tracking technologies

Links to Third Parties

Our site contains links to other websites that are not operated by us. lankennest vzw is not responsible for the content, privacy policy or practices of third party sites or services. The privacy policy described here only applies to the Klankennest vzw site.


We limit ourselves to requesting and updating strictly necessary data and we handle this with care. This means that our employees handle this with discretion, check whether they are complete and correct and ensure their security.


We do not pass on your data to other parties, unless there is a legal basis for this.


We do not keep your data longer than necessary for the performance of our task.


You have the following rights under privacy legislation:

  • the right to information and access: you are allowed to know whether we have your data, what these are, how they are used and you can receive further explanation about this
  • the right to correction: if your details are incorrect, you may ask us to correct them
  • the right of objection: you may object to the use of your data and we will comply with this unless there are legitimate grounds for this
  • the right to be forgotten: you can in principle ask us to delete your data, but as a government we are in most cases not allowed to act on this

As long as one of the above rights has not been met, you may ask us to temporarily stop using your data.

You can exercise your rights by contacting us. You can find our contact details at the top of this page. You will always have to prove your identity. We will let you know within a month what will happen to your request.


We do not make use of profiling.

Big data & tracking

We do not make use of big data and tracking.

Contact details

If you have any questions, comments or complaints, please let us know. This can be done by email or letter to Klankennest vzw, Pilaarstraat 14, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium

Complaints regarding privacy can be addressed to:

Data protection authority
Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussel
+32 (0)2 274 48 00
+32 (0)2 274 48 35