Privacy notice for the registered users

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By way of introduction...

With this Registered Users' Privacy Notice ("Registered Users Notice") Immoweb NV, with registered office at Wolstraat 70, 1000 Brussels ("Immoweb", "we", "us") wishes to provide information on how we treat personal data of users who register and create an account. This Registered Users Notice should be read in addition to Immoweb's general privacy notice.

Who are we?

This Notice is issued by Immoweb NV, acting in its capacity as data controller. Our address details are:

Immoweb NV
Wolstraat 70
1000 Brussels
(BE)0429.223.614
RPR Brussels

For any questions or comments regarding the processing of personal data as described herein, please contact our Data Protection Officer at any time. You can do this by sending an e-mail to: [email protected]

For certain processing described herein, Immoweb will be jointly responsible with its subsidiary Immoweb Financial Services NV ("IFS"). After all, IFS shares a large part of its business processes with Immoweb. Where this is the case, we explicitly indicate this. You should then interpret this Registered Users Notice to mean that it applies to both Immoweb and IFS, since they pursue the same objectives and have the same legal grounds.

However, you may contact Immoweb at any time for all your questions, comments and for the exercise of your rights in connection with the processing of personal data. The address details are:

Immoweb Financial Services NV
Wolstraat 70
1000 Brussels
(BE)0727.442.788
RPR Brussels
Registered with the FSMA under the aforementioned company number as a broker in mortgage loans and as an insurance agent.

You are registering as a user

A user can register via our website (https://www.immoweb.be/ and all connected landing pages of Immoweb; "Website") or via our mobile Immoweb application ("App").

The personal data we collect

When you register as a user and create an account, we collect the following personal data:

  • your e-mail address;
  • your password;
  • name;
  • telephone number;
  • Postal address;
  • language selection.

When using your account, we also collect data on your use of your account and our services via so-called activity logs.

The party responsible for processing this personal data is Immoweb.

The purpose for which we process your personal data

We process this personal data to allow you to securely register on our Website and/or in our App to use the more advanced features of our Website or App. We rely on the performance of the contract you enter into with us when you accept our Terms of Use during registration. You understand that we cannot complete your registration or provide you with an account if we are not allowed to process this personal data.

We also use your personal data to perform statistical analyses and to develop new products and services, for which we rely on our legitimate interest to understand the use of our Website and App and to evolve as a company.

Finally, we also use your personal data to be able to send you advertisements and newsletters by e-mail. For this purpose, we rely on the consent that you expressly give us via the Website or the App. You can change your preferences for receiving our commercial e-mails at any time via your account. You can also withdraw your consent by using the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the emails you receive from us.

For existing users, we may also send e-mail communications for our products and services that are similar to those you already receive from us. In such case, we will not ask for your permission, but rely on our legitimate interest to inform our existing customers about our products and services. However, you can always unsubscribe from such e-mails via your account or via the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the e-mails we send you.

How long we keep your personal data

We will retain the personal data of our registered users for as long as you have an account and for one (1) year after you delete your account.

The activity logs are always kept for a maximum of one (1) year from the date of creation.

The parties with whom we share this personal data

The personal data we collect from our registered users is shared with the following parties:

  • IT service providers who help us to provide the Website and the App;
  • other companies within AVIV.

Saving searches

The personal data we collect

When you save a search query as a registered user, we collect the parameters of the search query and your choice of whether or not to receive emails about the searches that match your query. You can also save a specific property search.

The party responsible for processing this personal data is Immoweb.

The purpose for which we process your personal data

We process this personal data in order to allow you to easily discover new listings that match your search criteria. We process these data in order to perform our contract with you.

We will only send emails or push notifications containing listings that match your search queries with your explicit consent. These emails or push notifications also contain references to real estate professionals in your vicinity. You may withdraw your consent at any time by adjusting your choices for each search query saved in your account. You may also withdraw your consent to emails by using the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails you receive from us. If you withdraw your consent, we will no longer send you emails containing searches that match the search query, but the search query itself will not be deleted.

We also use search queries to perform statistical analysis and to develop new products and services, for which we rely on our legitimate interest to understand the use of our Website and App and to evolve as a company.

How long we keep your personal data

We keep the saved search queries until you delete them.

The parties with whom we share this personal data

The personal data we collect from our registered users is shared with the following parties:

  • IT service providers who help us to provide the Website and the App;
  • other companies within AVIV.

Upload a listing

The personal data we collect

When you, as a registered user, wish to upload a listing, we process the following personal data:

  • your name;
  • properties of the property;
  • photographs of the property;
  • asking price;
  • Postal address;
  • Contact details (including your telephone number);
  • payment data;
  • your VAT number if you want an invoice.

The party responsible for processing this personal data is Immoweb.

We work with a payment provider to complete payments. As a regulated payment service provider, it is itself responsible for processing your personal data when completing payments. For more information on how the payment service provider processes your personal data, please refer to the privacy notice of this payment service provider.

The purpose for which we process your personal data

We process this personal data to allow you to upload your own listing, to handle billing and payment. This includes dealing with refunds where a payment has been incorrectly charged. We also process your telephone number to contact you by telephone and, if you wish, put you in touch with a real estate agent. We process this data to perform our agreement with you.

In particular, we process the data relating to the listing to improve our own estimation tool and show the listing on our price map. For this we rely on our legitimate interest to improve our products and services.

We also use listings to perform statistical analysis, to detect fraud and to develop new products and services, for which we rely on our legitimate interest to understand the use of our Website and App, to keep our services safe and to evolve as a company.

How long we keep your personal data

We will retain the personal data related to a listing you publish for as long as you wish to publish the listing on Immoweb or as long as you save it in your account.

We retain personal data relating to invoicing for seven (7) years, in accordance with our legal obligations.

We keep permanent records of the personal data we use for product improvement, statistical analysis and to develop new products and services.

The parties with whom we share this personal data

The personal data we collect from our registered users is shared with the following parties:

  • IT service providers who help us to provide the Website and the App;
  • the professional and non-professional users of Immoweb who will see the advertised listing;
  • the abovementioned payment service providers and banks;
  • accountants and auditors;
  • tax and other competent authorities;
  • Collection agencies and legal service providers such as lawyers and bailiffs if you fail to fulfil your payment obligations;
  • other companies within AVIV.

Saving a loan simulation

The personal data we collect

For the service on our Website that allows you to save your created simulations of mortgage loans after you click on the button "Save my simulation", we process the following personal data:

  • location of the property;
  • certain characteristics of the property;
  • monthly income;
  • number of dependants;
  • date of birth;
  • debts and expenses.

The above personal data together constitute your financial profile.

The joint controllers for the processing of this personal data to allow you to carry out the loan simulation are Immoweb and IFS.

The purpose for which we process your personal data

We process this personal data in order to allow you to perform a loan simulation again at a later time with the personal data contained in your financial profile. The processing of this personal data is necessary for the performance of our agreement with you as a registered user who chooses to use the financial profile storage function.

We also process personal data to:

  • statistical surveys;
  • to improve our products and services and develop new ones.

For these purposes, we rely on our legitimate interest to be able to improve our existing services and to develop additional services.

How long we keep your personal data

We will retain the personal data in your financial profile for as long as you have an account and for one (1) year after you delete your account, unless you delete it sooner yourself.

The parties with whom we share this personal data

The personal data we collect for the loan simulation is shared with the following parties:

  • IT service providers;
  • other companies within AVIV.

Your rights

You have certain rights with respect to all processing mentioned in this Registered Users Notice. For more information about these rights and how to exercise them, please refer to the general Notice.