Privacy & Cookies


Website Privacy Policy

OPP Group,

What does this Privacy Policy cover?

This Privacy Policy covers our processing of your personal data that we gather when you are accessing or using our websites or services (such as our discussion forum) or when you contact us. We store data that may identify you as an individual (“Personal Data”), as explained in more detail below.

Information you provide to us when you use our website

We may store Personal Data that you choose to send to us or provide to us, for example, on our “Contact Us” and “Sign up for newsletters” forms, and if you register to participate in our events. If you contact us through our website, we will keep a record of our correspondence.

Information you provide to us when you use our services

We receive and store only the data you provide directly to us. The types of data we may collect directly from you include: names, email addresses, postal addresses, phone numbers, job titles, as well as other data you provided.

Information we automatically collect

We use cookies and other technologies to ensure everyone who uses our website has the best possible experience. A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer or other device to allow a platform to recognise you as a user when you return using the same device and web browser, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeated visits (a ‘persistent cookie’). Simply put; When you build your Newsfeed we need to use cookies so it’s still available for you to use next time.

When you visit OPP, we collect certain data related to your device, such as your device’s IP address, referring website, what pages your device visited, and the time that your device visited our website.

Do we share and disclose data to third parties?

We do not sell your Personal Data to anyone nor do we share it with other organisations.

However, there may be circumstances under which we may have to share your information:

Protection of OPP and Others: we reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any data as necessary to comply with law or court order; enforce or apply our agreements with you and other agreements, or protect the rights, property, or safety of OPP, our employees, our users, or others.

Disclosures for National Security or Law Enforcement: under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Data in response to valid requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Your Privacy Rights

What choices do you have?

You can always opt not to disclose information to us, but keep in mind some data may be needed to register with us or to take advantage of some of our services.

Email Communications aka The Opener and The Closer and OPP Reports

You can opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time, by using the unsubscribe link in the emails communications we send. As you pay for this service that’s probably not something you wish to do.

Linked websites

For your convenience, hyperlinks may be posted on the website that link to other websites (the “Linked Sites”). We are not responsible for, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to the privacy practices of any Linked Sites or of any companies that we do not own or control. Linked Sites may collect data in addition to that which we collect on the website. We do not endorse any of these Linked Sites, the services or products described or offered on such Linked Sites, or any of the content contained on the Linked Sites. We encourage you to seek out and read the privacy policy of each Linked Site that you visit to understand how the data that is collected about you is used and protected.

Will OPP change this Privacy Policy?

We are constantly improving our website and services, so we may need to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to material changes by placing a notice on our website and/or by sending you an email (if you have registered your e-mail details with us) when we are required to do so by applicable law. You can see when this Privacy Policy was last updated by checking the date at the bottom of this page.

If you have questions about this policy

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, please send us a detailed message to, and we will try to resolve your concerns.

More Legal Stuff

1. Belgian Privacy Act of December 8th 1992 We comply with the principles of the Belgian Privacy Act of December 8th 1992 when dealing with all data received from visitors to the site.

2. Our Services We only hold the data necessary to offer services provided on our website.

3. Data Protection Register Data is only used for the purposes described in our entry on the Data Protection Register.

4. Required Period We only hold personal data for as long as necessary. Once data is no longer needed it is deleted from our files.

5. Data Storage For administrative reasons, data may be passed to and stored securely with third-party service providers located outside the EEA (European Economic Area).

6. Email Updates We regularly email website news and information updates to those customers who have specifically subscribed to our email service. All subscription emails sent by us contain clear information on how to unsubscribe from our email service.

7. Our Promise We never sell, rent or exchange mailing lists.

8. Data Shared With Partners We may however share commercial and technical data with our partners where a customer has accessed and used our website via a site belonging to one of our partners. However, such information will also be subject to our partners’ privacy policies.

9. Email Options If you subscribe to our email service via a partner site, that partner may wish to send you details via email of other products and services, which may be of interest to you. However, when you subscribe directly to our email service you will be asked whether or not you wish to receive such emails.

10. Partner Privacy Policies Please note that we only share data with partners that operate their own privacy policy.

11. Spam In accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, we never send bulk unsolicited emails, (popularly known as Spam) to email addresses.

12. Product Updates We may send emails to existing customers or prospective customers who have enquired or registered with us, regarding products or services directly provided by us.

13. Email Content All emails sent by us will be clearly marked as originating from us. All such emails will also include clear instructions on how to unsubscribe from our email service and any future emails. Such instructions will either include a link to a page to unsubscribe or a valid email address to which you should reply, with “unsubscribe” as the email subject heading.

14. Cookies Our website uses “cookies” to track use and allow customers to purchase from our website. Please note that these cookies do not contain or pass any personal, confidential or financial information or any other information that could be used to identify individual visitors or customers purchasing from our website. Please note that you are free to refuse cookies. However, for purely technical reasons this may prevent you from purchasing from our website. This is because anonymous cookies are commonly used to keep track of the contents of customers’ shopping baskets or trolleys during the checkout process. This facility ensures that the items added to (or removed from) your basket are accurately stated when you go to pay. Please see our separate Cookies Policy.

15. Contact Us If you have any questions relating to our Privacy Policy please email us at

This policy was last updated on 30.10.2020

Website Cookies Policy

1. What are cookies? Cookies are small files containing a short string of numbers and letters placed automatically by a website into the cookie folder in your browser. Cookies are generally used to make a website easier and faster to use. The cookie recognises that a device is or has accessed the website and acts accordingly, (depending on what the cookie is designed to do). Mostly cookies perform mundane, but necessary tasks.

2. How do we use cookies? We typically use cookies for the following purposes:

2.1 Ensure all parts of the website requested by visitors work correctly and appear quickly.

2.2 Alert us whenever a page on the website or the entire website is slow and not working at all.

2.3 Analyse how visitors use our website, so that we can continually improve it by adding more information and services and making it easier to navigate and use.

2.4 To ensure that products you as a customer add to your shopping basket remain in your basket as you go through the checkout process, so you get what you pay for.

2.5 To remember you as a customer.

2.6 To allow customers and visitors to share our website content on social media and with friends.

3. Consent and cookies Some cookies used by us are sent to your computer or mobile device as soon as the first page you view on our website is displayed. As a result we infer consent for these and other cookies if you use our website.

4. No personal information in cookies None of the cookies we use contain or pass personal, confidential, financial information or any other information that could be used to identify individual visitors to the website.

5. Your shopping basket and cookies If you buy a product from our website we do use cookies to pass your contact details through the checkout process. But we never request or store any financial details in this way. Your financial details are only ever passed using an encrypted and secure format from our secure payment page to your own bank for processing.

6. Refusing cookies Using your browser settings you are free to refuse cookies. However, for purely technical reasons this may cause errors when trying to use our website.

This policy was last updated on 30.10.2020