Privacy policy



The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you about :

  •  What data are collected on  ;
  •  The purposes for which we collect your data; and ;
  •  The circumstances in which data may be shared with third parties ;
  •  How long we keep the data ;
  •  The use of cookies ;
  •  What are your rights and how you can exercise your rights.

Who are we ?  

The Walter Leblanc Foundation is a public utility institution named « Fondation Walter et Nicole Leblanc » registered at the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises (« Banque Carrefour des Entreprises », « Kruispuntbank van Ondernemingen ») under the Enterprise number 0882.290.917, seat’s address 1082 Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Chaussée de Gand 1118.

You can contact us by email at

What personal data do we process and why?

We process the following personal data when you create an account on the website : first name, name, email address, address.

We ask you for this information in order to create an account on the website.  By creating a account, you agree to the processing of this data.

Your e-mail address will be used to identify you.  If you consent by clicking the relevant box ("opt-in"), your e-mail address will also be used to send you e-mails to keep you informed of our activities, actions, news or to ask for your opinion.

You can unsubscribe at any time.

We also ask owners of Walter Leblanc’s artwork to provide us with information to keep our data up to date, or to submit new work for inclusion on the database. In order to do so, we invite the owners to complete and submit a form with the following data : first name, name, email address, address, information about the artwork (title, year, material, dimensions, frame, labels and signature, condition of the work, etc.), information about the circumstances of the acquisition.

It is a free process through which owners freely give data.

Is your personal data shared with third parties?

Your data may be passed on to third parties when there is a legal obligation to communicate them in the context of fraud and abuse prevention.

Your data are also passed on to technical third parties (e.g. hosting company), which fulfil all the obligations of the GDPR.

By whom / in which systems is your data processed?

Your data is processed exclusively by us, excepted our potential technical subcontractors, such as

How long is your data processed ?

Your personal data collected will only be kept for the time necessary to meet the purposes described hereunder.

What is a "cookie"?

Cookies are small pieces of data, recorded in text files and stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser.

This allows the site to recognise you and store specific information about you, such as your login details, so you do not have to provide this information each time you visit our website.

In many cases, cookies are necessary for the website to function.

What cookies do we use?

We use functional cookies to optimise the use of our website.  As they are necessary for the site to function properly, it is not possible to refuse them if you wish to visit the site.

We also use other types of cookies which you can refuse by ticking the relevant box:

Cookies from Google analytics :

  • _utma (2 ans) ;
  • _utmb (30 minutes) ;
  • _utmc (session du navigateur) ;
  • _utmz (6 mois).

Some cookies expire at the end of your session.  Other cookies remain active but for a reasonable period of time depending on their purpose.

In order to check the cookies installed on your device or to delete them, you can consult your browser settings.

What are your rights?

You have rights over your personal data:

  • The right to know the personal data we process about you.  If necessary, to amend or correct incorrect/incomplete personal data or to have personal data deleted and, in certain cases, to restrict or object to the processing of your personal data;
  • The right to transfer your personal data either by providing it in a machine-readable form or by sending it directly to the third-party service provider designated by you;
  • The right to object to the use of personal data for direct marketing purposes;
  • The right to revoke a previously given authorisation for the processing of your personal data.

You can exercise your rights by contacting us at the following e-mail address

In the event of an unresolved dispute regarding the processing of your personal data, you may also submit a complaint to the supervisory authority : Autorité de protection des données, Rue de la Presse 35, 1000 Brussels, tel: +32 (0) 2 274 48 00, e-mail: