This privacy policy sets out how Electric Motorcycles News uses and protects any information when you use this website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to our privacy policy. If you disagree with any part of these terms, please do not use our website.

Electric Motorcycles News is an informational website about electric motorcycles, electric scooters and some speed pedelecs. It’s a Belgian initiative to present a realistic overview of existing electric motorcycles today and some future projects.

Date of revision: April 2018

Business information

Business name: Salens Communicatie NV
Trade name: Electric Motorcycles News (or EMN)
Address: Veldloopstraat 8, 2531 Vremde (Belgium)
Phone: +32 475 44 32 36
VAT number: BE 0455 300 776

EMN may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 29/04/2018.

Personal information (visitors)

  • EMN doesn’t use a a contact form.
  • EMN doesn’t collect your emailaddress for emailmarketing.
  • EMN uses a Facebook pixel (a piece of code that is placed on our website to learn more about our target groups). As a result, the target groups can be measured, optimized and developed for our Facebook advertisements. What’s a Facebook pixel?

Dealer ID labels

EMN offers motorcycle dealers and/or brands a paying Dealer ID-label for our E-dealer search page. By ordering, EMN sends the dealer an ID-label form to fill in all the requested information. An invoice will be send with these terms & conditions (PDF) >

Purposes of the processing

Electric Motorcycles News collects and processes dealers’ personal data for displaying their ID-label on the website of EMN. Data from dealers are also used for customer and invoice management.

Legal foundation for the processing

Personal data is processed based on Article 6.1. required for the implementation of an agreement of the General Data Protection Act. [Insofar as the processing of personal data takes place based on Article 6.1. dealers always have the right to withdraw the given consent.

Transfer to third parties

The responsible company for processing information, EMN respects the Belgian law of 8 December 1992 regarding the protection of privacy in the processing of personal information. The personal information you share with us is used only for the purpose of displaying the Dealer ID-label at our website. We treat your information as confidential and shall not rent or sell it to third parties.

Retention period

Personal data processed for dealer management will be stored for the time necessary to satisfy legal requirements (in terms of bookkeeping, among others).

Right to inspection, improvement, deletion, limitation, objection and transferability of personal data

The dealer has at all times the right to inspect their personal data and can have it improved/improve it should it be incorrect or incomplete, have it removed, limit its processing an object to the processing of their personal data based on Article 6.1 (f), including profiling based on said provisions.

Furthermore, the dealer is entitled to obtain a copy (in a structured, standard and mechanically readable form) of their personal data and to have said personal data forwarded to another company.

In order to exercise the aforementioned rights, the dealer is requested to:

Direct marketing

Electric Motorcycles News doesn’t use dealers or clients personal info for direct marketing or any other marketing purposes.

How long we retain your data

Personal data collected or processed by our website: we keep dealer contact form entries for 1 year and some dealer purchase records for 7 years (bookkeeping records).


The dealer has the right to file a complaint with the Belgian Privacy Protection Commission (35 Rue de la Presse, 1000 Brussels –

Dealer ID label

Our basic label with all dealer’s coordinates + picture store or dealer’s team. EMN provides that all links are working for e-mail, website and dealer’s social links

Basic ID labels have the following information:

  • name dealer | brand
  • name brands | models
  • name contactperson
  • address
  • phone
  • e-mail
  • website
  • link FB
  • link LinkedIn
  • link Twitter
  • link Instagram

Dealer’s ID-labels are visible for 1 year at EMN

The responsible party for processing information, EMN respects the Belgian law of 8 December 1992 regarding the protection of privacy in the processing of personal information. The personal information you share with us is used only for the purpose of displaying the Dealer ID-label at our website. We treat your information as confidential and shall not rent or sell it to third parties.

Sensitive personal data

EMN doesn’t collect any sensitive personal data, such as data concerning health, race, religion or other data.


Comments are disabled at the website of EMN. There is no any information captured through comments.

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.

Multimedia content player cookies from YouTube & Vimeo, used to store technical data to play back video or audio content, for the duration of a session

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

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How we use cookies

When you visit the website, “cookies” may be stored on the hard disk of your computer. A cookie is a text file that is placed by the server of a website via the browser on your computer or on your mobile device when you access a website. Cookies cannot be used to identify individuals. A cookie can only be used to identify a device.

“First-party cookies” are technical cookies used by the visited site itself and are intended to allow the website to operate in an optimal manner. Examples: settings specified by the user during previous visits to the site, or, a pre-filled form with data that the user entered during previous visits.

“Third party cookies” are cookies that do not originate from the website itself, but from other websites, e.g. an existing marketing or advertising plug-in. Examples: cookies from Facebook or Google Analytics. The visitor must first provide their consent to allow such cookies from the website – this may occur via a bar the bottom or top of a webpage, with a reference to the associated policy that does not prevent further surfing of the website.

Check our Cookie policy for full overview >

You can set up your internet browser so that cookies are not accepted, or that you receive a warning when a cookie will be installed, or that the cookies will be deleted later from your hard drive. To do so, you must change the settings of your browser settings (via the help function). Keep in mind that in doing so you may prevent certain graphic elements from appearing correctly or prevent you from using certain applications.

If you use our website, you agree to the use of cookies.


What we collect and store
While you visit our site, we’ll track:

  • Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
  • Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping
  • Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!
  • We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site.

When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Set up your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
  • Improve our store offerings
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them
  • If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for 7 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

Who on our team has access

Only the owner has access to the information you provide us. For example, the owner can access:

  • Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent
  • Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.
  • Only the owner of this website has access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.

What we share with others
We share information with third parties who help us provide our orders and store services to you

We accept payments through Stripe. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to Stripe, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

Please see the Stripe Privacy Policy for more details