Privacy policy

1. Protection of privacy

You are free to look at the information contained on Sabam's website without having to provide any personal details. You only have to provide your personal details to obtain certain services or to look up certain information.

When you provide personal details, these will be treated by Sabam pursuant to the legal obligations in force in terms of the processing of personal details.

 

2. Processing of personal details

When we process your details, on the website and in our internal database, we use encrypting techniques which are recognised as everyday standards in the IT sector.

Not all the personal details which are collected are accessible to the public; they may be looked up only by members of the personnel or persons authorised by Sabam who need this information to perform their jobs.

Sabam does not send personal details to third parties, unless you expressly give authorisation to do so, or else in order to comply with the legal obligations which are imposed on Sabam.

 

3. Purpose of the processing

When you visit Sabam's website, the following details are processed:

  • your personal details when you fill out the "membership application" form on-line,
  • your personal details within the framework of the "on-line declaration of works" application
  • your personal details when obtaining an authorisation for the on-line use of the Sabam repertory,
  • all information related to the pages you have looked at on our website,
  • all the information you have provided voluntarily    

In all these cases, your personal details are processed in the "registration and administration of associates" file, so as to manage the copyrights and for public, promotional or marketing reasons. The master of the file is Sabam scrl. You can contact us at the address mentioned below.

Further, this information is used in view of improving the content of our website and in order to contact you at a later stage in relation to information concerning Sabam.

Sabam may use your personal details for purposes other than the management of copyrights which have not yet been provided for in our privacy policy. In this case, we will contact you to notify you of these new purposes. You will have the possibility of refusing the use of your personal details for these new purposes.

 

4. Right to consult, right to rectify and right to delete personal details

You have a right to access all the information which Sabam has recorded on you. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us (written request, dated and signed + copy of both sides of your identity document) at the address mentioned below.

You also have the right to rectify potentially inaccurate or incomplete information which we keep for ourselves or ask us to delete your personal details from Sabam's file. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us (written request, dated and signed + copy of both sides of your identity document) at the address mentioned below.

 

5. Communication by email, letter or telephone

If you have provided your email address and you do not wish to receive emails in the future from Sabam, please report this to us explicitly at the address mentioned below.

If, via our website, you provide us with your mailing address, you may receive periodic mail shots from us containing information on Sabam. If you do not wish to receive these mail shots, please report this to us explicitly at the address mentioned below.

If, via our website, you provide us with your telephone number, we may contact you by telephone on information related to Sabam. If you do not wish to receive these phone calls, please report this to us explicitly at the address mentioned below.

 

6. How to contact us about this privacy policy

If you wish to react to the privacy policy described above or if you find that our website does not comply with our aforementioned policy, please get in contact with us.

There are several possible ways of doing so:

  • by email: contact@sabam.be
  • by telephone: +32 2,286 82 11
  • by fax: + 32 2 230 05 89
  • by mail: Sabam scrl, rue d'Arlon 75-77, 1040 Brussels    
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7. The Privacy Commission

People who so wish may obtain additional information on the legislation applicable in terms of the protection of personal details from the Privacy Commission:
 

Rue de la Presse, 35, 1000 Brussels
Telephone: +32 (0)2 274 48 00
Fax: +32 (0)2 274 48 35
commission@privacycommission.be