Herita has begun restoration work at Fort Napoléon. During this period, the roof is temporarily closed to visitors.
✅Good news! Fort Napoleon will remain open during the restoration work!
BV James & Napoleon is the organisation that does the operation of the James Ensor House and Fort Napoleon. Toerisme Oostende vzw assists them as a partner in this.
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We like to send you current and relevant newsletters to ensure we are doing our job optimally and always inform you about fun events. We can provide you with tailor-made information based on your detailed preferences.
We request all the relevant contact details when people participate in competitions to inform the winner. Should you require further information about this, you can always check the competition rules.
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Every request that is sent to us using a form is stored on the website. This allows us to handle your request in a smooth way. You can ask to see or erase this information at any time by sending an email to email@example.com.
We may store messages when you send us an e-mail or other messages. We may sometimes request your personal information as it is relevant for the situation. This allows us to process your questions and reply to your requests. The data are stored on our own secure servers at BV James & Napoleon or on the servers of a third party. We will not combine these data with other personal information we have.
We collect data for research purposes to gain a better insight into our customers and be able to tailor our services accordingly.
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All cookies on this site are anonymous, which means that no personal data is stored or sent to third-parties.
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This information may be shared with a third party. We only do this in the framework of the regular activities of BV James & Napoleon. The processing and storage of this information is determined in close consultation between both parties. In some cases, the information may also be shared in-house. Our employees and all the parties we work with must respect the confidentiality of your information.
We may share personal information, including the content of your communication to:
We store information that is needed to identify the child for specific child-oriented activities. This include the child’s name, the address and phone number of the (grand)parents, custodians or supervisors. This information is stored for up to one year after the event to facilitate new registrations.
This privacy statement is geared to the use of and the possibilities of our site. Any adaptations and/or modifications of this website may give rise to modifications of this privacy statement. That is why we recommend that you regularly review this privacy statement.
We offer all our visitors the opportunity to review, modify or delete all personal information they provided us at one time.
Kindly contact us if you wish to adapt your personal information or wish to have it deleted from our databases. You can find our contact details below.
BV James & Napoleon
Monacoplein 2 8400 Oostende
+32 (0)59 70 11 99