Privacy policy


You are visiting a website of Hobby Export, located at Poperingestraat 28, 8950 Westouter (Belgium).


By visiting this website, you confirm that you have read and understood the terms of use.

This privacy policy concerns your personal data, collected and used by Hobby Export.

Hobby Export undertakes to comply with all applicable data protection laws and regulations. Below we briefly explain what this means for you. 

Hobby Export can collect your personal data

Personal data is data by which we can identify you as a natural person, for example: your name, address and telephone number. Anonymous data does not equal personal data because it can not be used to identify you, for example: statistics on the number of visitors to our web pages.

You can visit our website without having to provide personal data.

We collect information about you when you call us or when you use our mobile applications. We also receive information about you from other sources, for example when you fill in a contact form of a trading partner of Hobby Export and indicate that you wish to receive information from partners.. 

Hobby Export uses your personal data

We only process personal data to the extent necessary for the intended purpose (eg to fulfill our contractual obligations towards you, to comply with our legal obligations ...) or for the purpose for which you have given your consent (eg. to send you newsletters, to provide you with the requested information ...). We do not collect sensitive personal information (as determined by EU Regulation 2016/679) from you without your prior explicit consent.


We can share your information:


  • with selected business partners, but only after you have expressly given your consent;
  • with external service providers that provide certain services on behalf of Hobby Export, such as a company that delivers your order to your address or sends out our newsletters.

Your rights

If you are established in the European Economic Area, you have the right to: (a) gain access to your personal data; (b) have your personal data corrected; (c) transfer your personal data; (d) to limit the processing of your personal data; (e) object to the processing of your personal data; (f) have your personal data deleted; (g) to have your personal data canceled; and (h) if you have given your consent to the processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

If you are based in France, you also have the right to make general or specific arrangements for the storage and provision of your personal data after your death.

Feel free to contact us to assert your rights by sending an email to 

Hobby Export saves your data

We keep and process your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which we have received your personal data, taking into account our possible legal and contractual obligations towards you.

If your express consent is the legal basis for the processing, we will store and process your personal data for a maximum period of two (2) years. If we offer you the possibility to unsubscribe and you choose not to do so, the two (2) year period starts from the moment we offer you that opportunity.

As long as we keep your personal data, we take the technical and organizational measures to ensure an appropriate level of security to protect them. 

Links to external websites and social media

The websites of Hobby Export may contain links to external websites. When you click on these links, you leave our website. Hobby Export is not liable for data processing via an external website. We encourage you to read the privacy policy on every website you visit. 

Hobby Export uses cookies. What does this mean?

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that is stored by your browser on your computer or mobile device when you make a request on a website. A website can "remember" your actions or preferences with the help of the cookie. The cookie helps you to navigate from page to page on a website, and helps to establish a secure connection, and it remembers your preferences from a previous visit when you return.

Below we discuss the function of the different types of cookies that you will find on our website.

You can find more information about cookies on


Cookies on our website


Operational cookies:Hobby Export uses operational cookies. These are small files that are placed on your computer or device, that help you navigate from one page to another on websites of Hobby Export. For example, without those cookies, you would have to enter your preferred language every time you go to another page on websites of Hobby Export. The cookies are therefore essential for a smooth use of the website.


Non-operational cookies:we also use cookies to offer other services or to help us improve our products and services. Some cookies provide us with statistics about the number of visitors and the web pages being viewed. This information helps us to better tailor our content for you. Some cookies are third-party cookies.


Third-party cookies: Sometimes we use third-party cookies, for example for Google Analytics (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv) or youtube (embedded video: PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC). These are examples of non-perational cookies. When we use third party cookies, we will inform you about the purpose of them, and ask for your permission to store them.

If we use non-operational cookies, we will ask you whether you accept the use of these cookies. If you do not accept these cookies, certain services and functions will not work. This can in limit the use of the website and its various functions. It also makes it more difficult for us to improve our products and services and to offer attractive content.

How can you manage cookies?

Most browsers support cookies, but you can set your browsers to refuse cookies and you can also delete the cookies whenever you want. You can manage the cookies yourself by adjusting your preferences in your browser. How you should do this depends on the browser you use. Below are some links with instructions for the most commonly used browsers.











Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses non-operational cookies. These are text files that are placed on your computer to help analyze how visitors use the website. The information collected by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is sent to Google and then stored on servers in the United States. At the request of Hobby Export, Google will use this information to evaluate how the website is used, to prepare reports on the activity on the website for website operators and to provide other services related to the activity on the website and the internet use. Google may also pass this information on to third parties when required by law or when such third parties process the information on behalf of Google.


Google will not associate your IP address with other data held by Google. The IP anonymization is enabled on this website. This means that your IP address will be abbreviated within the member states of the European Union or for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is first forwarded to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there.


You can refuse the use of cookies by choosing the right settings in your browser. Note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all functions of this website.


By using this website, you agree that Google will process information about you in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


You can choose to no longer be tracked by Google Analytics in the future by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser add-on for your current browser: 


Do you have questions about this website or how we respect your right to privacy? You can contact us by letter at Hobby Export, Poperingestraat 28, 8950 Westouter or by e-mail at


If you do not receive a satisfactory response from us, you have the possibility to lodge a complaint with one of the national supervisory data protection authorities. Click on the following link for their contact details: