Who we are.

GMF is a manufacturing company located at Mieënbroekstraat 45, B-3600 Genk. If you have any questions about your personal data, our privacy policy or our cookies: contact us at: info@gmf.be

We care about your personal data
We declare that we comply with Belgian privacy legislation for the processing of personal data, as well as the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation applicable from 25 May 2018 (hereinafter GDPR). For more information, please consult the website of the Belgian privacy authority.

Our privacy policy – which may be amended by us at any time – follows the GDPR regulations. Always check the latest version of our privacy policy on our website. All our services are subject to our privacy policy. By entering into an agreement with us, you agree to our privacy policy.

What is meant by processing personal data?
Personal data is any data relating to an individual who can be directly or indirectly identified. Personal data processing includes all types of operations of personal data such as collection, consultation, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or modification,…

How do we collect your personal data and what personal data do we collect and process?
We collect personal data in different ways and on different occasions, for example during a telephone conversation; when you send us an e-mail or letter; during a meeting; when you visit our website, when we check publicly available information, …

Data we collect directly:

  • To know who you are: name, first name
  • To contact you: e -mail address
  • What education, skills or experience you have, such as the information in your CV

Public data and data we collect indirectly
:This could include data subject to publication obligations, such as the publication of your appointment as a company director, or data that you yourself have made public, such as information on your website, etc.

Why are these personal data processed and what is the legal basis for the processing?
Depending on the situation, GMF needs certain information from you to offer certain services or products. The information GMF requests that allows us to identify you is called personal data.

Below you can find out for each situation why GMF requests this personal data and for what purpose your personal data will be used.

Your data will be used – where appropriate – for the following purposes:

To contact customers or prospects during an initial or subsequent contact with GMF:

Your identity and contact details, including any other relevant information necessary to provide our services and products and/or to properly create and execute the agreement we enter into with you.

For suppliers of services and/or goods:
Your identity and contact details, including any other relevant information to be able to verify your offer, to arrive at and execute the agreement you enter into with us and to properly create and execute it.

For GMF/ prospective GMF:
Your identity and contact details, including any other relevant information for a possible job in our company, and to properly establish and execute the employment contract we conclude with you. This includes your CV, any cover letter and comments made during the introductory meeting, as well as evaluation forms processed.

For purposes of direct marketing (i.e. newsletters):
The information listed above, following your explicit consent (opt-in)

If you contact us: your identity and contact details, including any other relevant information for the purpose of our communication.

We also collect and process data to comply with any legal obligations we are subject to or to respect our legitimate interests within the limits of GDPR.

By entering into a contract with us or when applying for a job, we will ask you to consent to the processing of your personal data in accordance with our privacy policy. This includes any update of your personal data.

Personal data collected will be processed administratively and responsibly.

If you do not want your personal data to be processed, it is not possible to perform the services for which you and GMF are contractually bound.

What are your rights?
You have the following rights regarding your personal data at all times

  • Right of access and inspection
  • Right of rectification, deletion and restriction
  • Right to object
  • Right to data transfer: you have the right to request and/or transfer to others the personal data processed by us in a structured, standard and machine-readable form.
  • Right to withdraw consent: to the extent processing is based on your prior consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent. If you no longer wish to receive our mailings, newsletters, etc., you may opt-out via the opt-out link in the mailing/newsletter or request this by email at info@gmf.be

Exercising your rights:
You can exercise your rights by sending an e-mail to info@gmf.be or by sending a letter to GMF, Mieënbroekstraat 45, B-3600 Genk.

If you have a complaint about our privacy policy or our processing of your personal data, please contact us first to see if we can find a solution. You can submit complaints to the

Privacy Commission
Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussel

+32 (0)2 274 48 00
+32 (0)2 274 48 35

Your personal data will be kept for as long as necessary. Personal data of clients/prospects or prospective GMF or employees will be kept as long as they are deemed relevant for offering our services or completing an application.

Transfer to third parties:
Your personal data will not be sold, rented, distributed or otherwise made commercially available to third parties.

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties except:
To our successors and other actual or future affiliates of GMF for the same reasons and for the same purposes as mentioned above.

When necessary for the performance of our services on the same grounds and for the same purposes as mentioned above
When transfer is necessary to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject
For payroll or tax administration purposes
When it is necessary for the performance of a contract that binds us

Security and confidentiality:
We have implemented and adapted security measures to technically and organisationally prevent destruction, loss, falsification, modification, unauthorised access or notification to third parties, personal data collected and any other unauthorised processing of this data.

Do we use ‘cookies’?
For a list of the cookies we use, click here.