Who we are

Our website address is: https://openmanufacturingcampus.be/nl.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

OMC (Open Manufacturing Campus) respects your privacy.
OMC only uses your data to keep you informed of our activities, events and publications. Would you like to check what we have recorded about you in our database? You can contact us by calling +32 (0) 14 40 12 60 or via Slachthuisstraat 96, 2300 Turnhout (Belgium) or by email (secretariaat@openmanufacturingcampus.com).
OMC ensures the privacy of each visitor to its website. All your data that you enter on our website is treated as highly confidential. They are used to guarantee you better service.
When a request is made for information, OMC asks you for a minimum of personal information in order to be able to contact you:

  • Surname
  • First name
  • Email address
  • Company
  • Position
  • Your message
  • Interest in Campus and/or Community

Likewise, when you are submitting your registration for an event through our website, OMC asks you for the absolute minimum of personal information in order to process your registration:

  • Surname
  • First name
  • Email address
  • Company
  • Position

In addition your personal details are incorporated by OMC in a file in order to inform you about our activities. In accordance with the Act of 08.12.1992 on the protection of privacy, you can request your details and correct them as necessary.
By supplying your personal details, you explicitly give OMC permission to process them for the above-mentioned purposes.
You can ask at any time for the information to be removed from the file. You can object to your information being processed for direct marketing purposes free of charge.

Links to Other Web Sites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements