New York Convention Website Privacy Policy

Effective 22 April 2021

Effective 22 April 2021

1. Introduction

The website (the “Website”) is an educational resource for the public and for students of certain courses on the New York Convention. This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains the way that the owner of the website under the domain name (the “Data Controller”, “we”, “us”) collects, processes, stores and uses personal data of individuals (“you”). Albert Jan van den Berg BV is a data controller within the scope and for the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”).

The contact details of the Data Controller are as follows:

Albert Jan van den Berg BV
Avenue Louise 480, B9, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

You can contact us in relation to privacy matters via

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. You can always find the latest version on our website.

2. Personal Data Processed

Personal data is data relating to an identified or identifiable individual. We process limited personal data in the context of compiling and administering this educational resource database, as set out below. We care about the protection of your personal data and have appropriate technical and organisational measures in place in order to secure the processing of such data.

Type of data subject Type of data Source Legal basis for processing Purposes of processing Retention period
Users of the Website Name, title, email address, telephone number (optional), query Directly from you via the “Contact” section of the website Consent Responding to any query that you submit via the “Contact” section of the website. A period of 12 months following processing of your query
Users of the Website IP address Google Analytics cookies Consent Measuring visits to and usage of our Website Default of Google Analytics – currently 26 months
Individuals referred to in a court decision Name or other identifying information referred to in an original court decision that has been uploaded to the Website. Third parties, such as legal practitioners, government entities, courts or authorities, third-party websites.  Our legitimate interest in accurately reproducing the original decision for the educational resource database; the public interest in transparency of such decisions. Where a court decision contains a name or other identifying information, we reproduce the decision in the form provided to us in order to preserve the accuracy of our database. For as long as the database on the website is maintained.

3. Sharing Your Personal Data

We may share your personal data in the following ways:

  • Publishing original court decisions in our database.
  • Engagement of service providers to carry out technical or other assistance on our behalf.
  • Transfer of data to potential assignees or purchasers of our business or assets.
  • Exceptionally, depending on the circumstances and only where there is a legal basis to do so, disclosure of information to government and regulatory authorities or agencies.

In such case, your personal data is exclusively accessed for the purposes and to the extent necessary for the purpose of processing.

4. Your Rights

Under the GDPR, you have individual rights to exercise in relation to your personal data. The extent of your rights may depend on applicable law, the nature of the personal data, and the type of processing.  Depending on the circumstances, your rights in relation to your personal data may include:

  • A right of access to your personal data and information about our processing of it, subject to certain exceptions;
  • A right to rectify inaccurate or incomplete personal data;
  • A right to have certain personal data erased, provided that such right is not restricted by applicable EU or national law;
  • A right to restrict processing of certain personal data;
  • A right to withdraw your consent, where we have relied on consent to process your personal data;
  • A right to receive a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (data portability);
  • A right to object to certain processing of your personal data;
  • A right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing;
  • A right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority. You may contact the Belgian Data Protection Authority at

You can exercise your rights by contacting us at

5. Cookies

We use Google Analytics cookies to measure visits to and usage of our website. We do not use or share any personal data for advertising purposes. If you would like to disable the use of non-essential cookies, please consult your browser settings.

New York Convention Website Privacy Policy