Privacy and Cookie Policy

Gingo Community wants to protect the privacy of Users of the website ("Website"). This privacy policy and the use of cookies indicate how and when the personal data of the Users are collected and how this data is used and protected. Gingo Community ensures that it will never sell or rent to third party the personal data of Users. You can email any questions about our privacy policy and the use of cookies at By using the Website, you agree to the use of your personal data as described in this privacy policy and the use of cookies. This privacy policy and the use of cookies apply:

  •  to the personal data collected via the Website by Gingo Community (rue de l'Industrie 44, 1040 Brussels); and
  • to the use of cookies on the Website.

In this document, we use the same definitions as in the general conditions. You will find the general conditions underhere.


What are personal data?

Personal data is data used to identify Users, such as name, address and e-mail address.

How do we collect personal data?

A visitor to 'Gingo Community' may visit the Website without registering. As long as a visitor does not register, no personal data is collected.

A visitor to the Website must, however, take into account that Gingo Community uses cookies and other technologies. Even if it is a simple visit to the Website, data is collected on the use of the Website via cookies. See the "Cookies" section below for more information.

Gingo Community collects personal data when visitors wish to register on the Website by opening an account and when a User modifies the personal data of his account. When a User logs in with a Facebook account, Gingo Community requests access to the Facebook public profile, contact list, and email address. The password completed by the User is not visible to Gingo Community. Gingo Community will never place anything on the Facebook profile of a User without the authorization of the latter.

Additional personal data, such as payment data, is required to pay a Social Business Campaign Contribution via MangoPay. For more information on MangoPay, refer to the "Payment of a Contribution" section in the terms and conditions.


For what purposes are personal data used?

Gingo Community uses personal data for the following purposes:

  • allow payments via the Website;
  • to allow the rewards of Social Enterprises;
  • to allow social enterprises to make contact with a donor in the context of the activities or with the enterprise for
  • which the contribution was intended;
  • optimize the services provided;
  • collect information about the use of the Website (eg the pages visited, the length of time a page is visited, etc.);
  • inform Users of updates.
  • The payment institution that Gingo Community uses, MangoPay, uses the data to make the payments and to fulfill its legal obligations. For more information on MangoPay's privacy policy, we refer to its terms and conditions

To whom are personal data communicated?

Gingo Community communicates personal data exclusively:

  • to the payment institution to which Gingo Community calls for payments via the Website;
  • to the Social Enterprise to which a Contribution is paid.

Gingo Community will never sell or rent data to third parties. If a User requests it when paying his Contribution, the personal data of this User will not be transmitted to the Social Enterprise. If a User chooses to receive a reward, his personal data will be transmitted to the Social Enterprise. To enable the payment of a Contribution, personal data must always be transmitted to the payment institution. Gingo Community may publish the name and surname of a User on the Website, unless the User indicates at the time of his Contribution that he does not wish.


What rights do users have?

Users have the right to request access to the personal data that Gingo Community processes about them. Via the own account, Users can view and modify at any time the personal data they transmit to Gingo Community. Users may also request that their account be put on inactive or deleted by sending a written request or e-mail to Gingo Community. Provided that no essential data is lost, Gingo Community will accede to this request within a max. a month. Users also have the right to object to the processing of personal data for direct marketing.

To exercise these rights, Users may contact Gingo Community:

  • by mail: Rue de l'Industrie 44, 1040 Brussels
  • by e-mail:




What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are saved on the computer when visiting a website. Cookies are generally used to operate websites, to make browsing the website easier and more user-friendly, to record visitors' manipulations on the website in order to preserve login data and preferences of previous visits. etc.

There are different types of cookies that differ according to their origin, function and lifetime. The cookies that are used by Gingo Community are described under "What types of cookies do we use? "

You can find more information about cookies on

For what purposes do we use cookies?

Gingo Community uses cookies to:

  • improve the use and functionality of the Website;
  • analyze how Users make use of the Website and to establish anonymous statistics.
  • Data collected via cookies is not actually used by Gingo Community to identify individual visitors to the Website.

What types of cookies do we use?

Gingo Community uses only the following cookies on the Website:

  • The necessary cookies, which allow Users to browse the Website and use its functions.
  • Performance Cookies, which collect performance data from the Website such as the number of visitors, the time visitors spend on which Internet page and error messages.
  • Functional cookies, which increase the usability of the Website by recalling your choices (eg language preferences, region, login).

Some websites use so-called 'Targeting / advertising cookies', which ensure that a website can send personalized advertising messages. These cookies are not used on the Website.

Gingo Community may also use web beacons (or clear gifs) in combination with cookies. A web beacon is a small graphic illustration (usually 1 pixel x 1 pixel) in an email or on an Internet site, allowing to analyze the behavior of users of a website. You can find more information on web beacons at

How can you manage cookies?

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you before a cookie is saved or to refuse cookies. You will find more information on the setting of your browser via the 'Help' button of your browser.

Declining cookies may affect your use of the Website.

If you use different computers to view the Website, you will need to ensure that your cookie preference is set correctly in the browser of each device.

For more information on managing cookies, visit

You can also choose from the following sites which companies you do not want to receive cookies: and