Appreceval offers the social platform for people to appreciate, acknowledge and positively empower each other. At the same time Appreceval is the platform where you get the tools to continue to grow both personally and professionally into a High Performer, or the best possible version of yourself. Appreceval is also the platform where you can get help to find a new job or mission as an employee or freelancer.
Employers or Recruiters can connect to Appreceval to find their ideal candidate or High Performer.
The protection of your personal data is important to Appreceval and we comply with applicable laws and regulations, including the GDPR.
We explain below how we handle your personal data.
TALENTSCORED BVBA, the platform manager, (hereinafter: "Appreceval") is the controller for the processing of your personal data.
If you wish to contact Appreceval regarding this data protection policy, you can do so through the following contact details:
If you contact us because you want to exercise one of your rights (see point 7), then we ask you to clearly indicate which right you want to exercise. Please be as specific as possible when exercising your rights.
Depending on what you share on Appreceval, we collect the following personal data from our users:
These personal data can be divided into two categories:
If you provide us with personal data of other people, then you guarantee to Appreceval that you:
The personal data are processed for the following purposes:
You are not obliged to share your personal data with us, but if you do not provide the requested personal data, then we may not be able to provide you with the desired services and / or products.
The processing of personal data under point 3.1 is based on the implementation of the contract, or at the request of the person concerned, to take measures before the conclusion of the contract.
The processing of personal data under points 3.2 and 3.3 is based on the explicit consent of the person concerned.
The processing of personal data under points 3.4 and 3.5 is based on the legitimate interest of our company (only if and when the legitimate interest of our company outweighs the interests of the parties involved). The interests were further explained under points 3.4 and 3.5.
The processing of personal data under section 3.6 takes place in order to comply with legal obligations of our company.
5.1. Who do you share personal information with?
By creating an account, you share your Profile data with Appreceval and your Appreceval connections. You can also share other data with other Appreceval users, depending on your choice ("Shared Data", see section 2).
Only if you indicate this in your account we will share your Profile Information and / or the Shared Information regarding received / given appreciations, received / given positive values and received / given High Performer qualifications with third parties, such as potential employers.
5.2. With whom do we share personal data?
We only provide third parties with relevant aspects of personal data, if these parties are contractually bound to Appreceval or act on assignment or subcontracting of Appreceval.
Of course, we have made agreements with these parties regarding the protection of your personal data.
In addition, we do not provide personal data to companies outside the European Economic Area unless there is an adequacy decision, appropriate safeguards, binding company regulations or transfers referred to in Article 49 (1) of the GDPR.
In the legal cases, we are obliged to communicate certain personal details to the well-defined authorities.
We keep the personal data only for as long as this is necessary for the exercise of the above-mentioned purposes.
Since the storage period depends on the purpose, but also on the type of personal data, the retention periods vary.
You can see an overview of the content and personal data you share on Appreceval in your account page.
7.1. Right of access, rectification or erasure
You have the right to inspect your personal data. You can see an overview of the content and the personal data you share on Appreceval in your account or under your profile.
You have the right to adjust incorrect or incomplete personal data. You can adjust your Profile data, the settings and the management options yourself at any time.
You can deactivate your personal account and the personal data stored in it (and then re-activate it) or delete it completely.
1) Temporarily deactivate account
2) Delete account
Of course, information that others share about you is not part of your account, and will therefore not be deleted together with your account.
7.2. Right to limit a processing that relates to you
You have the right to restrict the processing in the cases specified in article 19, paragraph 1, eg: if the correctness of the personal data is disputed.
7.3. Right to data portability
You have the right to request the personal data you have provided yourself to Appreceval or have it transferred to another company.
7.4. Right to withdraw permission
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. You can exercise this right through your account. For example, sharing your data with potential employers can be activated or deactivated by you via your account.
Withdrawing your consent does not affect the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent, prior to its withdrawal.
7.5. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
If you do not agree with Appreceval's position, if you have any comments regarding the exercise of your rights, or if you believe that the processing of your personal data does not happen in accordance with the legislation, including the GDPR, you can submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (https://www.databeschermingsautoriteit.be/).
7.6. Right to object to the processing
You always have the right to object to a processing for the purpose of direct marketing. In practical terms, this can be done by unsubscribing for the personalized platform experience in your account.
Of course, there will be advertisements on Appreceval, but these will be general. It is also possible that we send you e-mails, but only because of the execution of the agreement.
Moreover, you also have the right to object to a processing based on Article 6, paragraph 1, (e) or (f) GDPR.
8.1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by the browser on your computer and allow us to register certain information about the users of the website (eg language selection, duration of your visit on the website, ...). This data helps us to better tailor the website to your wishes, preferences and ease of use.
On our website various cookies are used for various purposes:
8.3. Third party cookies
"First party cookies" are cookies that we place on your computer during your visit to our website.
"Third party cookies" are cookies that third parties place on your computer when you visit our website. Our company does not always have control over how these third parties use the cookies. You can find more information on the website of the third party (see also above).
8.4. How long do we store cookies?
The storage period of the cookies depends on the type of cookie. For example, a session cookie will no longer be on your computer after you stop surfing. Permanent cookies, on the other hand, remain on your computer, even after you stop browsing, until they expire or you delete them.
We will notify you before we make changes to this Data Protection Policy and offer you the opportunity to read and accept the modified version before you continue to use the Appreceval platform and related services.
Appreceval’s mission is to offer a social media platform which enables you to appreciate and evaluate others and yourself and to grow both personally as well as professionally.
One of Appreceval’s objectives is to offer you (customized) services and tools for your personal and professional development. Another objective is to help you find your dream job if you would wish to find another job or a new mission. In the same way, we wish to service the employers in their search for the best candidates.
The Appreceval platform is managed by TALENTSCORED BVBA, with registered office at 3722 Kortessem, Oudeweierenstraat 9, Belgium, and with company number BE 0643.521.259.
TALENTSCORED always adapts this platform in order to fulfill its mission and objectives to the extent possible. If incorrect information is published, TALENTSCORED will do everything possible to improve this as soon as it is taken note of and as long as it is feasible. If you wish to contact us, you can do so through the following contact details:
Profile Data is the data that you share with Appreceval to create and complete your account (such as your name, e-mail address, CV, picture, etc). This information can only be viewed by your own connections and the Appreceval team. By choosing your connections (colleagues, friends, family, acquaintances) you share the data with them. You can always delete a connection at any given time.
At any moment, you can choose to permanently delete your account, which means your Profile Data will be deleted. You can also choose to deactivate your account temporarily. In this case, your Profile Data are only visible to you (and the Appreceval team) and you can reactivate your account at a later stage.
Shared Data is the data that you share on Appreceval. This data contains:
- the data which is visible to everyone on Appreceval (meaning all registered users on Appreceval, and therefore also people outside of your connections):
- the data which is only visible to your own connections and the Appreceval team:
At any moment, you can choose to delete your account. This means that also your Shared Data will be deleted. Of course, the Shared Data which already have been sent to third parties (as requested in your account settings) do not fall within this category. When you to deactivate your account temporarily, your Shared Data will remain visible to Appreceval users.
If you do not respect these rules we will be allowed to deactivate or even delete your account.
Appreceval users provide their real names and data and we need your help to keep it that way. Here are some rules that you should keep in relation to registration and security of your account:
We respect the rights of others and expect you to do so too:
If you do not respect these rules we will be allowed to take appropriate measures, e.g.:
We may also remove content or information that you shared on Appreceval if we are legally obliged to do so.
If we have removed your content, you may object (see our contact information in point 1). Please be as specific as possible when you object.
One of our goals is to deliver interesting advertisements and other commercial or sponsored content that are valuable to our users and advertisers.
The advertisements or commercial content might cover interesting education, training, coaching, books or techniques to help you grow both personally as well as professionally, but also other products and services which might be of benefit to you (e.g. health services or products) to become the best version of yourself.
You can indicate in your account whether or not you want to see any personalized advertisements, commercial or sponsored content. If you do, you give your consent and authorize us to use Profile Data for personalized commercial, sponsored or related content. Without your consent, we will not give your Profile Data to advertisers.
The texts, pictures, layout, slogans, graphic illustrations and other elements on the Appreceval website, are protected by copyright. The 'APPRECEVAL' brand, its logo, the database, etc. that appear on the platform are protected by respective intellectual property rights. Any copy, adaptation, translation, editing, use or modification of part or all of this platform, in whatever form and by whatever means, is strictly prohibited without the prior written authorization of TALENTSCORED.
The users of the platform explicitly commit to fully recognize, accept and respect the intellectual property rights, including copyrights.
The relevant rights holder, TALENTSCORED or the enterprises legally or contractually associated therewith, reserve the right to take all measures that they consider effective in order to prevent or put an end to the violation of their rights, without being liable for any of the measures undertaken with this objective.
9.1 No guarantee
This is our disclaimer regarding the legal liability for quality, safety or reliability of the Appreceval platform.
We use reasonable skills and care in offering the Appreceval platform and services to you and in providing a safe and error-free environment but give no guarantees.
TALENTSCORED AND THE AFFILIATED COMPANIES (AND THE COMPANIES WITH WHICH TALENTSCORED COOPERATES TO PROVIDE ITS SERVICES), TO THE EXTENT, PERMITTED BY LAW,
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN DISCLAIMERS, SO, CERTAIN PARTS OF, OR CERTAIN DISCLAIMERS OR ALL DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
9.2. Exclusion of liability
The following are the limitations of liability that may apply to you.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, TALENTSCORED AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THE COMPANIES WITH WICH TALENTSCORED COOPERATES TO PROVIDE ITS SERVICE) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOU OR OTHERS FOR ANY DAMAGE IN ANY FORM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INDIRECT, CAUSAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE LOSS OF DATA, OPPORTUNITIES, REPUTATION, PROFIT OR INCOME(EG. BY OFFENSIVE OR INSULTING DECLARATIONS, WAITING TIME DUE TO TECHNICAL FAILURE, OR LOSS, USE, OR CHANGE OF YOUR DATA OR CONTENT) ARISING FROM(THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF) USING THE PLATFORM AND ASSOCIATED SERVICES.
We are not responsible for losses resulting from actions, content, information or data from third parties, including a user of Appreceval, whether online or offline. Although we provide rules for user behavior, we do not monitor or control the actions of users on Appreceval and we are not responsible for the content or information that users transfer or share on Appreceval. We are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, illegal or otherwise reprehensible content or information that you may find on Appreceval. We are not responsible for the online or offline behavior of Appreceval users.
THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PART OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND TALENTSCORED AND APPLIES TO ALL LIABILITY CLAIMS (SUCH AS WARRANTIES, UNLAWFUL ACT, CONTRACT, LAW), EVEN IF TALENTSCORED OR AN AFFILIATED COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF THE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS DO NOT ANSWER THE OBJECTIVE.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF TALENTSCORED AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THE COMPANIES WITH WICH TALENTSCORED COOPERATES TO PROVIDE ITS SERVICES) ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THE SERVICES, EXCEED THE SUM OF € 1,000.
The above is not an attempt to exclude our liability for death, personal injury or fraudulent representation as a result of our negligence when this is not permitted by law.
SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY, SO THESE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You can also choose to temporarily deactivate your account or permanently delete it at any time (see point 2).