Privacy Policy – Shipping Containers

We, PECOTRADE BVBA (hereinafter referred to as “we” or “Peace Containers”) appreciate your interest in our company.

We take the protection of your personal data, and the confidential handling thereof, very seriously. The processing of personal data is carried out exclusively within the framework of the statutory provisions of data protection law in the European Union, in particular, the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”) as well as further regulations that must be applied.

With this Privacy Policy, we hereby inform you with regard to the processing of your personal data on our website (the “website”) and your rights according to the GDPR.

1. The name and contact details of the person/entity responsible for this, as well as the company’s data protection officer.

This data protection regulation applies to the processing of data by the following person/entity:

WhatsApp:  +32 (460) 2061-66

Address :  Korenstraat, 32, 3740, Bilzen


Authorized representative and Managing Director: Merwald Williams

2. Subject of Data Protection

The subject matter of data protection is “personal data”.  This refers to all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (the so-called “person concerned”). This includes, for example, information like the name, postal address, e-mail address or phone number.

Specific details on personal data processed by us can be found for each of the identified data processing operations, as follows.

3. The Collection and Storage of Personal Data, and the Nature and Purpose of its Processing

a. When Visiting the Website

When accessing our website, information is automatically sent to our website server via the browser used by your device. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log-file. The following information is collected without your intervention, and stored until it is automatically deleted after 365 days:

  • IP address of the accessing computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • The website from which the access occurred (Referrer URL),
  • Any website, which is accessed via our website;
  • Browser/s used and possibly your computer’s operating system, as well as the name of your access provider.

The above-mentioned data will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection set-up of the website,
  • To ensure a user-friendly experience when using our website,
  • Evaluation of the system security and stability, as well as
  • Further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the data processing art. 6, Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f of the GDPR [DSGVO]. Our legitimate interest relates to the above-listed reasons concerning data collection. In no way do we use the collected data to be able to identify you as a natural person. In addition, we work with analysis services and cookies, which are operational when you visit our website. For a more detailed explanation concerning this, see points 65 and 66 of this Privacy Policy.

b. When Registering for a Newsletter

If pursuant to article 6, Para. 1 p. 1 lit. a, of the GDPR [DSGVO], you have given your express consent, we will use your e-mail address for the regular mailing of our newsletter. Simply submitting your e-mail address is sufficient information for receiving the newsletter.

If you have visited our website, purchased goods or services, and provided your e-mail address during this process, it can consequently be used by us for the mailing newsletters. In such a case, the newsletter is limited exclusively to direct marketing for our own similar goods or services. The legal basis for the transmission of the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services in such a case is § 7 Para. 3 case. 3 of the Act Against Unfair Competition [UWG] in conjunction with 6, Para. 1 p. 1 lit.f of the GDPR [DSGVO].

De-registration/un-subscribing is possible at any time, regardless of whether the transmission of the newsletter is based on consent or statutory authorization, for example, via a link at the end of every newsletter. Alternatively, you may also send your “un-subscribe request” at any time to the following e-mail: No additional costs are incurred for this process, over and above the transmission costs in accordance with the basic tariffs.

The data required for the transmission of the newsletter will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for this purpose, and no other statutory reasons for further processing exists. Your e-mail address is stored only as long as required for the transmission of the newsletter, i.e. until you withdraw your consent or object to receiving the newsletter.

c. Using our Contact Form and E-mail Contact Details

For queries of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via the contact form provided on our website. To do this, you must specify a valid e-mail address, so that we know from whom the request originates, and to be able to respond accordingly. Additional information may be given voluntarily.

Alternatively, contact with us is possible via the e-mail address provided. In this case, the personal data provided by you will be stored, together with the e-mail address.

The basis for data processing for the purposes of making contact is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR [DSGVO]. If the contact details are required for the conclusion of a contract, an additional legal basis for the processing comes into effect, i.e. Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b of the GDPR [DSGVO]

All personal data collected by us will be deleted automatically, after the completion of your request.

4. Disclosure of Data

We will only disclose your personal data to third parties (recipients) if we are entitled to do so in accordance with the provisions of data protection laws. In the following, we inform you about the various circumstances in which this may be the case. We may disclose your personal data to third parties (recipients) if

  • You have given us your consent for one or more specific purposes (Art. 6, Para. 1 p. 1 lit. a of the GDPR [DSGVO];
  • the processing thereof is necessary for the fulfillment of a contract concluded with you, or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures, at your request (Art. 6, Para. 1 p. 1 lit. b of the GDPR [DSGVO];
  • the processing thereof is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation, which we are subject to (Art. 6, Para. 1 p. 1 lit. c of the GDPR [DSGVO];
  • the processing thereof is necessary to protect our legitimate interests or that of a third party unless your interests or fundamental rights, which require the protection of your personal data override it (Art. 6, Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f of the GDPR [DSGVO].

Furthermore, we work together with service providers, so-called external job processors, to whom we transmit your personal data and who then process your data on our behalf and under our instruction, within the context of Art. 28 of the GDPR [DSGVO]. These service providers have been carefully selected and appointed by us, are bound to our instructions and are subject to regular controls. We refer to the following service providers, specifically:

  • CleverReach
  • Userlike
  • Salesforce
  • WhatsATool
  • Google Analytics
  • Speed-IT EQSPRO
  • DateV
  • iLogic from Clear Logistics
  • Citrix ShareFile

5. Cookies

We use Cookies on our Website. These are small files automatically created by your browser and stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.), when you visit our website. Cookies do not harm your device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

The cookies store information, relating, in each individual case, to the specific device used. This does not mean, however, that we gain direct knowledge of your identity.

The use of cookies, on the one hand, serves to create a more user-friendly utilization of our services easier for you. We use so-called session cookies, which to recognize that you have already visited specific pages on our website. These are deleted automatically after you exit our website.

In addition, we also deploy temporary cookies, which are stored on your device for a specified period of time, to optimize the user-friendliness of our website. If you visit our website again, to utilize our services, these will automatically recognize that you have already visited us and recognizes the inputs and settings you previously entered, so that you do not have to re-enter these.

Further, we also use cookies to collect statistical information on site usage and use them to assess and implement the improvement of our services for you (see point 66 ). These cookies allow us to automatically recognize that you have already visited us when you next visit our website. These cookies are all deleted automatically after 365 days.

The data processed by cookies is required for the purposes referred to, in order to safeguard our legitimate interests, as well as those of third parties, in accordance with Art. 6, Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f of the GDPR [DSGVO].

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can, however, configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer, or that a consent message appears before any new cookies are created. Completely disabling cookies, however, may have as a result that you cannot use all our website functions.

Main Menu