Privacy policy

About us

Hugin Mugin Research provides biomedical consultancy, research, data management, and writing services.

Contact details:
Hugin Mugin Research
Koning Leopoldstraat 18
B-2610 Antwerpen

Phone: +32 3 899 48 11

Collecting personal data

Hugin Mugin Research collects personal data through the website. These personal data are only intended for internal use. Via the contact form you have to fill in some fields yourself: name, first name, company, function, email address and phone number.

Cookies on our website

By visiting our website, ‘cookies’ may be placed on the hard drive of your computer. A cookie is a text file that is placed by the server of a website in the browser of your computer or on your mobile device when you consult a website. Cookies cannot be used to identify individuals, a cookie can only identify a machine.

‘First party cookies’ are technical cookies that are used by the visited site itself and that aim to make the site function optimally. Eg: settings that the user has made during previous visits to the site, or: a pre-filled form with data that the user has made during previous visits.

“Third Party cookies” are cookies that do not come from the website itself, but from third parties, e.g. an existing marketing or advertising plug-in. eg. cookies from Facebook or Google Analytics. For such cookies, the visitor to the site must first give permission – this can be done via a bar at the bottom or top of the website, with reference to this policy, which does not prevent further surfing on the website.

You can set your internet browser in such a way that cookies are not accepted, that you receive a warning when a cookie is installed or that the cookies are subsequently removed from your hard drive. You can do this via the settings of your browser (via the help function). Keep in mind that certain graphic elements may not appear correctly, or that you will not be able to use certain applications.

By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.

Analysis of our website

We analyze our website via Google Analytics. The above-mentioned cookies provide us with more insight into the use and functionality of our website. Google is committed to working in accordance with the GDPR. You will find the privacy statement of Google Analytics here.

Sharing your personal data

As stated earlier, we only use your personal data internally. We do not share your personal data with third parties.

Retention of personal data

We keep your personal data for 5 (five) years. We are required to retain all records during this period for administrative, legal and security purposes.

Personal data that you enter yourself on our website is stored in our web hosting database. This database is located at Combell, in the EU. Combell undertakes to work in accordance with the GDPR. You will find Combell’s privacy policy here.

Securing your personal data

All our partners are responsible for the security of your personal data. They provide databases with the necessary encryption, take security measures at the hardware level and also have a security policy regarding access to their locations.
Data breach procedure
If a data leak or theft of data occurs, we will notify the authorities below in order to limit the leak and/or theft.

  • Law enforcement
  • Data Protection Authority
  • The relevant partner where the data was stored
  • The victims

In the event of a data leak or theft of data, we take the necessary measures to close the leak as quickly as possible. Since Hugin Mugin Research only has limited personal data (surname, first name, company, position, telephone number and email address), it is not mandatory to report it to the Data Protection Authority within 72 hours.

The right to inspect your personal data

You always have the right to inspect your personal data. On simple request you can obtain insight into your personal data by email.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding the handling and processing of your personal data at Hugin Mugin Research, you can reach us by telephone or email.