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privacy policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

Our company name is: BOPU bv

Our company address is: Hofstraat 8a – B2380 Ravels

Our contact details are: +32 14 946206

Our VAT number is: BE0877.853.166

Our company is part of BOPU Holding

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

You directly provide BOPU with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data in case of:


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here:

After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you through cookies or similar technology.
For further information, visit

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login pages, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

BOPU bv may also receive your data indirectly from other websites like Facebook and LinkedIn when you voluntary comment, complete a survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.

The BOPU website contains links to other websites.

Our privacy policy applies only to our website so, if you are redirected to another website through a link or an article, or interact with the BOPU website through another website, you should read their privacy policy.


How will we use your data?

BOPU collects data so that we can:

Process your request, process your order, manage your account Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with partner companies or third parties for commercial purpose.
BOPU may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

BOPU would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following: If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can request that we correct any personal data you believe is inaccurate or complete personal data you believe is incomplete. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. You can also request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions and you have the right to object that we process your personal data, under certain conditions. If you have a request, we have 30 days to respond to you. If you would like to exercise one of the rights, please  make your request in writing to:

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. reCAPTCHA is a free service that protects our website from spam and abuse. reCAPTCHA uses an advanced risk analysis engine and adaptive challenges to keep automated software from engaging in abusive activities on our site. BOPU may send your data to credit reference agencies.

Additional information

How we protect your data

BOPU securely stores your data at the selected hosting company