This privacy policy applies to the Axon Group website and services ("Axon Group" or "we"). Axon Group is the group name for two limited liability companies. Almeco nv is a public limited liability company, established at Royennestraat 51, 7700 Moeskroen, Belgium and with company number BE 0414 262 254. PCA nv is a public limited liability company established in Wijngaardveld 10, 9300 Aalst, Belgium and with company number BE 0443 845 670. 

Axon Group processes your personal data because you use our services and/or because you have provided these to us yourself. Please do not provide us with any personal data if you do not want us to use them as described below.

This declaration can be adjusted without prior notice in function of, among other things, legal evolutions. We therefore ask you to check regularly whether any changes have been made. Changes will take effect as soon as they are announced on this website. This version of the privacy policy was last amended on 26 juni 2018 .

Why do we process personal data?

Axon Group processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Mailings with practical information such as news about products, services, events, vacancies, etc.
  • Contact in function of our cooperation, service or an agreement.
  • Provide or improve services.
  • Manage and improve our website technically and functionally.
  • Comply with our legal and contractual obligations.
  • Recruitment of staff.
  • Market research.
  • Other legitimate business purposes.

What personal data do we process?

If you wish to make use of our services or if you are otherwise dealing with an Axon Group company, we may ask you for certain personal details. We consider this personal data to be necessary or useful for our services. This may include personal information such as your first and last name, address and contact details of your company, language, interests and others. 

Personal data may be collected in a variety of ways: orally, by telephone, in writing, or via cookies or electronic forms on our websites (for example, via the newsletter request on our website).

Lawfulness of the processing of personal data?

Axon Group commits to process the personal data of a subject only if at least one of the following situations applies:

  • The subject has given his or her consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes;
  • Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the subject is a party or, at the request of the subject, for the taking of measures prior to the conclusion of a contract;
  • Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation incumbent on the controller;
  • Processing is necessary for the protection of the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person;
  • Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests of the controller or of a third party, except where the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of personal data, outweigh such interests.

Special categories of personal data (where applicable) and personal data not received from the data subject shall be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (AVG) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).

Special and/or sensitive personal data we process?

Our website and/or service does not intend to collect data about website visitors who are under 16 years of age, unless they have permission from parents or guardians. However, we cannot check whether a visitor is over 16 years old. We therefore recommend that parents are involved in their children's online activities in order to prevent data from being collected about children without parental consent. If you believe that we have collected personal information about a minor without that consent, please contact us at and we will delete that information.

How long do we keep track of personal data?

Axon Group will not retain your personal data for longer than is strictly necessary to fulfil the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. If no legal retention period applies, we will process your personal data at least as long as there is a contractual relationship. 
For direct marketing purposes, the retention period is 7 years. We will no longer use your e-mail address if we receive an error message at this address. 
Do we share personal data with third parties?

Axon Group only shares personal data with third parties if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement or in order to comply with a legal obligation. 
In the event that links are established with other websites, Axon Group shall not be liable for the privacy practices of these websites.

Our cookies?

More information about our cookie policy can be found here.

Our security?

Axon Group takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized alteration. If you have the impression that your data is not secure or there are indications of misuse, please contact us at It is possible to submit a complaint via the Privacy Commission.

Do you want to view, modify or delete your data?

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data stored by us. You can send a request for inspection, correction or removal to In order to make sure that you have submitted the request yourself, we ask you to enclose a copy of your identity document with the request. Axon Group will respond to your request as soon as possible. 

Under applicable data protection laws, we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. For this reason, we ask you to notify us of any changes to your personal data.

You have the right to request the personal information we hold about you and to have it corrected or deleted in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. You may object to the processing of your personal data or limit the processing of your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. If you have given your express consent to process your personal data, you may withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing such personal data prior to the withdrawal.

You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided us with in a structured, common and machine-readable form and you have the right to transfer your personal data to another controller without obstruction on our part, if the processing is based on your explicit consent or an agreement to which you are a party; and the processing is carried out in an automated manner.

If you receive marketing material from us, you may withdraw your consent at any time and free of charge by unsubscribing.

More information or questions? Send us an e-mail at