Latest revision date: 9 May 2018
Latest revision date: 9 May 2018
1. TO WHOM DOES THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT APPLY?
1.1 This site (« Site ») is the property of and is managed by skeyes, having its corporate headquarters at de Meeûssquare 35, 1000 Brussels (« We » or « skeyes »).
1.2 skeyes operates at various locations across Belgium and act as controller for the personal data that are processed by us.
As a public company we do our utmost to protect and process the personal data that are entrusted to us in a correct and transparent way, more particularly in accordance with the applicable law and especially with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (« GDPR »).
2.1 With this Privacy statement we wish to inform you about how and why we process your personal data as a controller when we perform our activities or when you visit this Site and the applications it features, to whom we transmit this information, what your rights are and who you can contact for more information.
This Privacy statement is not applicable to other web pages. It is in particular not applicable to web pages through which you can apply for current job openings or register for the mailing list and that start with the url "https://resourcemanager". Our separate Privacy statement for applicants applies to those pages.
2.3 This Site may contain links to other websites. Although we try to only insert links to websites that share our own standards regarding data protection, we are neither responsible for the contents nor for the policy regarding data protection of those websites. This Privacy statement only pertains to data collected by skeyes.
When you click on links on this Site, we strongly advise to read the Privacy statements on the websites in question first, before sharing any personal data.
3.1 We can obtain your personal data in the context of performing our activities or when you visit this Site and the applications it features.
3.2 We can obtain such personal data because you have given it to us (e.g. via a form on this Site, by contacting us), because others have given them to us (e.g. other Belgian or international public services, third-party service providers that we rely on in the context of our activities), or because they are publicly available.
We can also obtain your personal data through the way in which you interact with us.
Via the AIM-METEO briefing we offer the visitors of our website the possibility to gain online access to our "Aeronautical Information Management" (i.e. aviation information management, hereafter referred to as ‘AIM') and our METEO-services. For some of those services you need to create an account with user name and password.
The AIP (Aeronautical Information Publication) for Belgium and Luxembourg: free access for website users;
FPL (Flight Planning): access restricted to registered users;
Data provision: access restricted to specific users;
Meteo information: access restricted to registered users;
NOTAM briefing: partly free access to PIB information (Preflight Information Bulletin);
Handler Briefing: access restricted to specific users.
In the framework of the registration for METEO and/or flight planning information (FPL), the "Data provision" and the "Handler Briefing", we collect the following information: name, e-mail address, address, phone number, date of birth, type of customer, the service(s) you want and the reason why you registered.
We regularly ask you to give us feedback on this website regarding the services or products we provide. To that end, we use online forms, e.g. for our Meteo services (see "Meteo Feedback") and for AIM (see "AIM Feedback").
Via those online forms we collect the following information: name and first name, e-mail address, your general appreciation of the services or products we provide, as well as any specific remarks you may have.
Via this section of our Site you can request climatic data through an online form (see "Request for Climatic data").
In the framework of this request, we collect the following information: name, first name, e-mail address, phone number, address, name and type of company, job title, as well as the type of data and their purpose, location and validity period. You can also submit payment information (i.e. invoice address and VAT number) and specific remarks.
On this part of our Site you will find forms that you preferably submit digitally to request opinions regarding:
In the framework of such opinion requests, we collect the following information: reference, company or private individual, address, contact person, phone number, cell phone number, e-mail, information on the wind turbine / crane / obstacle / building, opinions that have already been received and remarks.
On this part of our Site you will find forms that you can use to request an approval at the SPACC (Special Activities Coordination Cell) for special flights. It concerns a radio and TV relay flights form and a form for other special flights.
Via those request forms we collect the following information: identity of the operator, contact information, specific information on the desired flight and the aircraft used, as well as possible remarks.
Via our skeyes Pressroom you have the possibility to subscribe to our mailing list by introducing your e-mail address and then clicking the button "Subscribe".
You will subsequently receive news articles by e-mail that we publish in the ‘skeyes Pressroom' section of our web site.
On this Site you will find contact information (e.g. phone numbers and e-mail addresses) that you can use in case you need specific information or if you have questions. We also collect all information (e.g. e-mail address, contents of e-mail messages, other contact information etc.) that you provide us with by contacting us.
Many processing activities / business processes within skeyes are performed on the basis of a legal obligation. Among other things, those obligations derive from the following legislation:
If we are legally bound to obtain your authorization to process your personal data for specific purposes, we will only process your data for those purposes when we have received such an authorization from you.
7.1 We can transmit your personal data to third parties who reasonably need access to those data in view of achieving one or several of the above-mentioned objectives.
→ other authorities / public services, such as:
→ third parties, such as:
7.2 Please note that some people who receive your personal data may find themselves in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA) of which the legislation does not offer the same degree of data protection. That is particularly the case for the data that we introduce in the Eurocontrol EAD database.
Eurocontrol is an international organisation that is responsible for the central coordination of air traffic control in Europe. Eurocontrol has implemented an Aeronautical Information System or AIS), the so-called European AIS Database (EAD). In that system, to which all other European Air Navigation Service Providers of ANSP) have access, skeyes has to publish and maintain certain data. That may also concern personal data.
As the EAD database does not only concern intra-European flights, it is possible that the (personal) data it contains are transmitted to receivers in non-EEA countries. In view of such possible transmissions, skeyes has concluded a specific EAD agreement with Eurocontrol in which the necessary appropriate safeguards have been provided for the protection of your personal data.
Furthermore, Eurocontrol, in the framework of its activities, has to ensure compliance with a separate regulation on the protection of personal data that specifically applies to it and that ensures compliance of data protection principles by Eurocontrol. You can consult the regulation involved via this link.
You can find more information on cookies at the following website: www.allaboutcookies.org
→ 8.2.1 Session cookies or persistent cookies:
→ 8.2.2 First party cookies or third party cookies:
8.3 On this Site we only use first party session cookies. Those cookies are essential to allow you to browse our website and to allow us to provide you with the services you request, such as displaying this Site in the language of your choice and identifying registered users after log-in.
The cookies we use are strictly necessary. Without them, we cannot offer certain services and this Site will not run as smoothly as you may expect from us. That is why those cookies will be used automatically.
→ 8.4 Concretely we use the following cookies on our Site:
Those cookies are used to save your preferences regarding the language of this Site (English, French or Dutch) throughout your visit to various web pages.
|Cookie name||Description and function|
|Accept_cookie||This cookie registers that the user agrees with the use of the user preference cookie|
|Cookie_support||This cookie registers whether your internet-browser supports the cookie|
|BelgoContext||This cookie saves your language preference on our corporate website (https://www.skeyes.be/)|
|Guest_language_id||This cookie saves your language preference on our operational website (https://ops.skeyes.be/)|
Certain services or pages on this Site are only accessible after having filled out a user name and a password, e.g. some of our AIM and METEO services (AIM-METEO briefing, see point 4.2).
Log-in cookies are used to identify you as a registered user after you have logged in, so that it is not necessary to identify yourself over and over again at each page.
|Cookie name||Description and function|
|jsessionid||This cookie saves the username|
As soon as you open this Site, you are informed on the use of those cookies via the cookie pop-up.
Please note that by disabling certain cookies, you may not be able to use certain of this Site's applications any longer, such as the closed environment for registered users.
9.1 We take strict technical and organisational (safety) measures to protect your personal data online as well as offline against access by unauthorized persons, unlawful processing, abuse, damage, loss and destruction.
9.2 In spite of the appropriate safety measures we take as soon as we receive your personal data, especially the transfer of data via the internet is never completely safe (including e-mail). We are doing our utmost to protect your personal data, but can never fully guarantee the safety of the personal data we receive or send.
We restrict the access to your personal data to people who need this information to a reasonable extent to perform their tasks.
10.1 Your personal data shall be saved no longer than necessary for the above-mentioned purposes.
10.2 As a general rule, the personal data of registered users on this Site are saved for a period of 1 month after the last connection with / use of the Site by the users.
11.1 Automated decisions are decisions about persons which are based solely on the automated processing of personal data and which produces legal effects that significantly affect the persons involved.
As a general rule, we do not use any personal data for automated decision-making.
send an e-mail to email@example.com
You can also use this contact information if you wish to introduce a complaint regarding to the processing of personal data.
Furthermore, if you mean that skeyes did not act in accordance with the legislation concerning the processing of personal data, you can file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority.
14.1 We can modify this Privacy statement at all times. In order to keep you informed of the latest modification of the Privacy statement, we shall adapt the revision date on top of this page each time it is modified. The modified Privacy statement shall enter into force as of that date.
Please consult this page regularly to keep informed of any modifications and/or additions.
We may use session cookies in order to enhance the service we provide on our Website. A session cookie is a small data file sent from our Website to your internet browser, which is stored in the temporary memory of your computer (this file is erased when your browser is closed). A session cookie will allow us to track the pages that you have visited and thereby facilitate your use of the Website.
You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it.