Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy and Disclaimers

E-mail Disclaimer

Your contact details (including your name and e-mail address) have been collected and are processed by Ariad Group in accordance with our Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about the way in which we treat your personal data, or if you would like to unsubscribe from our promotional/marketing mailings, please contact

The information transmitted through this e-mail is intended only for the person to whom it is addressed and may contain confidential and / or privileged material, including personal data. If you have received it by mistake, you are kindly requested to notify the sender immediately and delete all copies of it from your systems.

Any use of, or any action relying upon, information in an email (including but not limited to access, disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of such information or any attachments) by anyone other than the intended recipient is prohibited.

Ariad does not guarantee that the information disclosed in or attached to e-mails is correct and does not accept any liability for damages related thereto.

Although all incoming and outgoing emails and email attachments are scanned for viruses we cannot guarantee a communication to be free of all viruses nor accept any responsibility for viruses.

Website Disclaimer

Copyright © 2022 Ariad Group. All rights reserved.

The information provided on this page includes the Lab Ariad S.L. Website Disclaimer. Please contact us at if you need more information.


Terms of Use Statement

Please read this terms of use statement carefully. By making use of this website you indicate your acceptance of the terms stated below. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this website.

The materials presented by this website,, are for informational purposes only and are not offered as advice as to any particular matter in any particular jurisdiction. No reader should act on the basis of these materials without seeking appropriate professional advice as to the particular facts and applicable law involved. The materials are not represented to be correct, complete, or up-to-date.

Ariad disclaims any implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages whatsoever, as far as permitted by applicable law. Ariad assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this website and reserves the right to change the content of this website from time to time. Opinions presented by this web site are the opinions of the individual authors, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Ariad, or of any of its partners or clients. Ariad has no responsibility for any third-party content referenced by this web site or accessible through this web site by hyperlink or otherwise. Any third-party links appearing on this website are provided only for your convenience. No information on this website about current or past events should be construed as a prediction about future results.

Neither the use of this website nor the transfer of information to or from this website shall create or constitute a client relationship between Ariad and any person. Although we would like to hear from you, we cannot provide you with our services until we know that doing so will not create a conflict of interest. Also, we cannot treat unsolicited information as confidential. You should not send any confidential information to this website or to any other person working at Ariad until after you and Ariad have entered into a written agreement for the performance of services.

Ariad reserves the right to change the terms of this disclaimer by posting any revisions on this website. In such event, your continued use of this website will be governed by the terms as so amended.

Intellectual Property

The entirety of the content of this website, including without limitation, the software, the text, website design, logos, graphics, icons, and images, as well as the selection, assembly and arrangement thereof are the sole property of Ariad and its licensors, and are protected by Belgian and international copyright laws and any other applicable intellectual property rules, regulations, and laws.

No materials on this website may be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without the prior written permission of Ariad, except you may download one copy of materials on a single computer for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

Website Privacy and Cookie Policy

This Privacy and Cookie Policy (“Policy”) governs the manner in which Ariad Group collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users ( “you”, “your” or “Users”) of the website (“Website”). This Policy applies to the Website and to all products and services offered by Ariad through the Website.

1.Who are we?

We are Ariad Group. We have our registered office at Lambroekstraat 5A, 1831 Machelen, Belgium and we are registered with the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises under company number 0835.641.043.

In the context of our activities, we collect, hold, disclose and/or otherwise process personal data. Pursuant to the applicable data protection and privacy legislation, we qualify as controller with respect to the processing activities further described in this Policy .

2. We know privacy is important to you

We value your right to privacy and strive to protect your personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation and more specifically with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and its national implementing legislation.

In this Policy we set forth how we collect your personal data, how and for what purposes we may use your personal data and to whom we may disclose the personal data that we collected.

Furthermore, this Policy includes important information regarding your rights with respect to the processing of your personal data. Therefore, we encourage you to read this Policy very carefully

Attention: By using our Website and by sharing your personal data with us, you acknowledge that your personal data will be processed in the manner as described in this Policy.

Note: this does not constitute your ‘consent’ to the processing of your personal data. We do not process your personal data on the basis of your consent, unless specifically indicated otherwise.

3. Whose personal data do we collect?

In the context of our activities, we may collect personal data relating to the Users of our Website, to the candidates applying for a job and to our clients.

4. How do we collect your personal data?

We may collect your personal data in various ways: when you visit our Website, register on the Website, apply for a job, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Website.

5. What personal data do we collect?

The categories of personal data we may request from you include your name and contact information (email, address and phone number) Depending on the nature of your inquiry or activities on the Website, we may also collect your IP address, your job search criteria and preferences, your employment experience, educational history, your skills, your salary, expectations, personality, references information, background information, other information contained in your resume, and any login ID and password created by you.

6. Purposes and legal grounds of the processing

Ariad may collect and use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service;
  • Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently;
  • To personalize the User experience;
  • To provide our services;
  • We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Website;
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Website feature;
  • To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them (promotion, direct marketing and research goals);
  • To send periodic emails;
  • We may use the email address to send them information and updates pertaining to their order.

The legal grounds applicable to these processing activities are the following:

  • for the processing of your personal data to provide our services, we rely upon the necessity for the performance of a contract;
  • in all other cases, the processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interests (i.e. the interest of improving the content and quality of our website and enhancing a better compatibility of our website to the interests, needs and desires of its users);
  • for the processing of your personal data for electronic direct marketing purposes (sending our newsletter, company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.), we rely on your opt-in consent. We will only register you for such electronic direct marketing purposes if you have unambiguously stated that you would like to receive such information (you are entirely free to refuse this).

We draw you attention to the fact that you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, free of charge, and without this having any negative implications for you. You may do so by contacting

7. How do we protect your information?

We adopt the necessary administrative, technical and organisational measures for ensuring a level of security appropriate to the specific risks that we have identified. We protect your personal data against unauthorised access, loss, alteration, disclosure or destruction of the personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed.

Sensitive and private data exchanges between the Website and its Users happen over a secured communication channel and are encrypted and protected with digital signatures. We create as secure of an environment as possible for Users.

Only our employers and those responsible for IT-security and -maintenance will have access to your personal information.

More information on our protection measures is available upon simple request.

8. Sharing your personal data

We may share our Users’ personal data with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. This communication will be limited to the data they need to reach their goals.

We will ensure that, where relevant, contractual safeguards are implemented to ensure the protection of your personal data when disclosing your personal data to a third party. For example, we will enter into data processing agreements with relevant parties (providing for restrictions on the use of your personal data and obligations with respect to the protection and security of your personal data).

Furthermore, we may share your personal data with the government, police authorities or the judiciary in case we have a legal obligation to do so.

Your personal data shall not be rented, traded nor sold to third parties without your prior explicit consent.

9. How long do we store your personal data?

Your personal data will not be stored for longer than is necessary in relation to the purposes for which we process them (we refer to the purposes as listed above). Only where we are legally obliged to, or where this is necessary for defending our interests in the context of judicial proceedings (e.g. in case of a dispute), we will store the personal data for longer periods.

More information on our retention periods is available upon simple request.

10. Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Website that reference to the websites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these websites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites referenced to or from our Website. In addition, these websites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These websites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

11. Accuracy and correction of personal data

We seek to ensure that we keep your personal data accurate and up to date. In view thereof, we kindly request you to inform us of any changes to your personal data (such as a change in your contact details).

12. What are your rights and how can you exercise them?

You have the right to:

  • information about and access to your personal data;
  • rectify your personal data;
  • erasure of your personal data (‘right to be forgotten’);
  • restriction of processing of your personal data;
  • object to the processing of your personal data;
  • receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and to (have) transmit(ted) your personal data to another organization.

To read more about these rights, and circumstances under which you can use these rights, in particular your right to object, please click here:

Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian Data Protection Authority relating to the processing of your personal data by us.

13. Web browser cookies

Our Website may use own and third party “cookies” [and social media plug-ins] to enhance User experience on the website. Cookies are little parts of data/information that are saved on your computer by your browser. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Website may not function properly.

On our website, we use the following cookies:

“Session” cookies are temporary and once you close the browser window, they are deleted from your device.

“Persistent” cookies remain on your device for a longer period and are used by the website to recognize your device when you return.

Ariad uses both session and persistent cookies.

We use cookies for tracking tools such as Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, LinkedIn Ads, Facebook Ads and Twitter Ads.



Strictly Necessary cookies -

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.

We categorize the following as Strictly Necessary cookies:

  • Registered Visitor cookie – A unique identifier given to each registered user, used to recognize them through their visit and when they return to the site. (See also Functionality cookies below.)

Performance cookies - These cookies collect information about your visit and use of this website, for instance which pages you visit the most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how this website works.

We categorize the following as Performance cookies:

  • Referrer URL (internal page) – Used to store the URL of the previous page visited. Allows us to track how visitors navigate throughout our site.
  • Referrer URL (external page, including if you click on links on Ariad social media pages) – Used to store the URL which refers a visitor to our site so we may understand which URLs are referring visitors to our site.
  • URL history – Used to store the pages visited by a user.
  • Unregistered Visitor cookie – A unique identifier given to each visitor to allow analysis on how unregistered visitors use our site.
  • Session Management cookies – These cookies allow us to follow the actions of a user on our sites during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window, visits our sites and finishes when they leave our sites and close their browser window. Our Session Management cookies are created temporarily. Once you close your browser, our Session Management cookies are deleted.

Functionality cookies

These cookies allow a site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide more enhanced, personal features.

These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They don’t gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet outside our site.

We categorize the following as Functionality cookies:

  • Registered Visitor cookie – A unique identifier given to each registered user to our site, used to serve them content and offers based on their profiles. Also used for analysis and marketing purposes. (See also Strictly Necessary cookies above.)

Targeting cookies - These cookies are used to (1) deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests; (2) limit the number of times you see an advertisement; (3) help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign; and (4) understand people’s behavior after they view an advertisement. They are usually placed on behalf of advertising networks with the site operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a site and quite often they will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.

Ariad does not use third-party advertising on our site, so we do not use these Targeting cookies for advertising but we use them for gathering analytics and intelligence about the site.

We categorize the following as Targeting Cookies:

  • Gathering analytics and intelligence cookies
  • Third Party cookies. The Targeting cookies may also be used on third party websites and third parties may use them on our websites as follows:
  • -Social media sites – Third-party social media sites may log information about you. This may include activities such as when you click an "Add This" or "Like" button for a social media site while on our site. We do not control such sites or their activities. You may be able to find information about social media sites on the sites themselves. We recommend you read the terms of use and privacy policy of such sites before using them.
  • Ariad advertisements on non-Ariad sites – Cookies may be placed on non-Ariad sites so that when you click on an Ariad advertisement located on these sites, Ariad is provided with this information to enable us to measure the effectiveness of our advertising

14. How can you manage / delete these cookies?

All major internet browsers offer the option to manage the cookies that were installed on your computer or mobile device.

In case you do not wish that this website places cookies on your computer or mobile device, you may limit or delete these easily by adjusting you mobile or browser settings. In addition, you can set you mobile or browser settings in such a way that you get a notification every time you receive a cookie on your computer or mobile device, so that you can decide whether you wish to accept this cookie or not.

Please note that when you disable certain cookies of which we are making use, the possibility exists that certain parts of our website will no longer function properly and you will no longer enjoy an optimal user experience.

15. Changes to this Policy

Ariad has the discretion to update this Policy from time to time. The most recent version of this Policy is available on the website at We encourage you to frequently check the Policy. You may also ask us to send you a copy of the most recent version of this Policy.

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

16. Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, please do not use our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

17. Contact

If you have any questions, comments or complaints about this Policy, the practices of this Website, or the processing of your personal data by us, please contact us at:


Lambroekstraat 5A

1831 Machelen


+32 28 28 29 30