We think your privacy is important! By using various forms on the METI-C website, you leave certain data with METI-C. At METI-C, we therefore deal with the personal data that is collected in a safe and confidential manner. This Privacy Policy describes which personal data we process from you, on what basis we process it and why we process it.



FinSkills BV, hereinafter referred to as METI-C, with its registered office at 9500 Geraardsbergen, Oudenaardestraat 48 and registered under number BE 0684.803.370, is the Processor of your personal data. METI-C shall process your personal data in accordance with the legal provisions in force, as well as the provisions on direct marketing of Book XII of the Code of Economic Law and the obligations arising from Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter “GDPR”).


The GDPR defines personal data as follows: any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Where this Privacy Policy refers to personal data, reference is made to this definition from the GDPR.


We process various personal data. It concerns the following personal data:

– Your name, address details, gender, date of birth, telephone number;

– E-mail address and password;

– Curriculum vitae, motivation letters, test results and notes made during the job interview;

– Photographs and videos

– LinkedIn profile, if any;

– Preferred language;

– Preferences regarding employment and region of employment;

– Current job and salary package;

– Your IP address, surfing behaviour, search terms entered.

In order to achieve a good match between a potential job and the candidate, METI-C can request the references provided by the candidate. This is to gain a better understanding of the candidate’s competencies and work experience, among other things. METI-C shall only proceed with the consultation as soon as it has a concrete vacancy available.


Your personal identification data are processed in order to inform you about vacancies with the legal basis of your consent.

Your personal data will be processed by us for the purpose of customer management with your consent as the legal basis.

Your CV and motivation letter, LinkedIn profile, preferred language, preferences regarding employment and region of employment will be processed for the purpose of completing the application process and on the legal basis of our legitimate interest and your consent.

Photos and videos are collected and processed for the purpose of internal and external communication within the context of job placement and employment on the legal basis of your prior consent.

If photos and videos are used for other purposes, your explicit permission will be asked in advance.

Your e-mail address and password will be processed for the management of your account on this website for the purpose of using our website with your prior consent.

Your personal identification data, telephone number and e-mail address will be processed for direct marketing purposes on the legal basis of our legitimate interest and your consent.

Your personal data can also be used for marketing purposes, statistical research and to better adjust our products and services to your needs, with the legal basis of your permission.

Your IP address, surfing behavior and entered search terms are processed in order to maintain and improve this website and to include personal data in anonymous statistics, from which the identity of specific persons or companies cannot be retrieved, with our legitimate interest to continuously improve our website and services and your permission.

Cookies are processed for the following purposes; For functional purposes: to facilitate navigation and login on this website or to remember personal settings and/or preferences when using this website with the legal basis of your explicit prior consent. For analytical purposes: to analyse the use of this website, our website uses Google Analytics. For social purposes: to show users of this website information relevant to them on the website.


We process your personal data for a period that is necessary in relation to the purposes of the processing.

In any case, your personal data will be kept in accordance with the specific legislation, as well as limitation periods that oblige us to keep your personal data for a longer period (the latter usually concerns 5 years after the final date in case of employment).


a) Right of access and inspection

You have the right to access, free of charge at any time, your personal data, as well as the use we make of your personal data in accordance with the provisions applicable in the sector.


b) Right to rectification, erasure and restriction

You are free to communicate your personal data to us or not. In addition, you are always entitled to request us to improve, complete or delete your personal data.


You may also request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.


c) Right of opposition

You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for serious and legitimate reasons.


d) Right of data transfer

You have the right to obtain and/or transfer your personal data processed by us in a structured, accessible and machine-readable form, in accordance with the provisions applicable in the sector.


e) Right of withdrawal of consent

Insofar as the processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw it.


f) Automatic decisions and profiling

The processing of your personal data does not include profiling and you will not be subject to automated decisions by us either.


g) Exercising your rights

You can exercise your rights by sending an e-mail to privacy@meti-c.be.


h) Complaints

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian Privacy Commission: Commission for the Protection of Privacy, rue du Palais de la Pushcourt 35, 1000 Brussels, tel. +32 (0)2 274 48 00, fax +32 (0)2 274 48 35, e-mail: commission@privacycommission.be .


The personal data you provide may be passed on to potential employers. If necessary, these data can also be made anonymous.

The personal or company data you provide can be passed on by METI-C for all purposes to affiliated companies (such as subsidiaries and sister companies), and, for the purposes of statistical research and marketing, to other third parties.

Some third parties process personal data on behalf of our organisation in order to perform a certain task. These recipients are: accountants, consultants and others in the context of accounting, tax and other legal support, and IT service providers. We conclude processing agreements with all these organisations, which act as processors, and make every effort to ensure that they adequately protect your personal data.

We may also transfer your data to third parties in the event of a legal obligation or a request from the police or judicial authorities, or if you have agreed to this.

Your personal data will not be sold, rented, distributed or otherwise made commercially available to third parties, except as described above or with your prior consent.


No technological system is completely safe (resistant to hackers, etc.) when it comes to processing personal data. However, METI-C has taken all reasonable security measures, appropriate at a technical and organisational level, to avoid the destruction, loss, falsification, modification, unauthorised access or accidental notification to third parties of collected personal data, as well as any other unauthorised processing of this data.


Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a text file that is placed in the browser of your computer / mobile device by the server of the website when you consult the website. The cookie contains a unique code which makes it possible to recognise your browser during the visit to the website (a so-called ‘session’ cookie) or during subsequent, repeated visits (a so-called ‘permanent’ cookie). Cookies can be placed by our website’s server or by partners with whom our website works. A website’s server can only read the cookies it has placed itself; it has no access to other information found on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in the folder of your browser.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish your preferences from those of other visitors. In this way, METI-C can offer you a better user experience and optimize the website.

Our website uses the following cookies:

Necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to visit the website and use certain parts of it. For example, these cookies allow you to navigate between the different parts of the website or to fill in forms. If you want to log on to this website with your personal account, these cookies are also necessary to check your identity securely before we grant access to your personal information. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the website will not work, or will not work optimally.


Functional cookies

Functional cookies are cookies that make the functioning of our websites easier and more pleasant for the visitor and ensure that you have a more personalised browsing experience. For example, these are cookies that remember your preferences somewhere.


Performance cookies

We use performance cookies to collect information about the use that visitors make of our website with the aim of improving the content of our website, adapting it more to the wishes of visitors and increasing the ease of use of our website.


Third Party Cookies

Third party cookies are cookies that do not originate from our website itself, but from third parties. For example, cookies are placed by Google Analytics.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

This website can contain media files from third party websites such as Youtube.com. When playing these media files these third parties can place cookies. This website also offers the option of sharing certain information via social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Google+. When using this functionality, cookies may be placed on your computer by these social networks to keep track of which information is shared.


Consent and management of your cookies

When you visit our website for the first time, you will be asked to accept the use of cookies.

You can refuse the installation of cookies via your browser settings. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the website will not work, or not at their best. On the following website you will find the procedure for refusing cookies for the most commonly used browsers: http://www.aboutcookies.org/


You can also remove already installed cookies from your computer or mobile device at any time.



The present Privacy Policy is exclusively governed by Belgian law. The courts of the Ghent district, Oudenaarde division, have exclusive jurisdiction.