Privacy Policy for the website

This privacy notice is published in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which formally comes into effect on the 25th May 2018. This notice provides general information on the way in which the personal information you provide is managed and processed by EFFAT (the ‘data controller’).

The Data Controller and Contact Details

EFFAT is the Data Controller for the personal data you provide. The contact details for you to exercise any of your data protection rights or to raise any concerns you may have regarding your personal data are:

EFFAT

Avenue Louise 130A Bte 3
B-1050 Brussels
E-mail: effat@effat.org
Telephone: ++32 2 218 77 30

Information we collect about you

When you use the EFFAT site or contact us by post, telephone, fax, e-mail, or social media, we may collect, store and use certain personal data that you disclose to us.

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information, apply for a particular service (Newsletter);
  • Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means such as email, letter or telephone call;
  • Information collected using cookies on your computer about how you browse our website;

What are cookies?

EFFAT’s website(s) use(s) cookies. Cookies are small files stored on your computer’s hard disk. They do not contain any personal information but are used to facilitate subsequent visits to our site(s). You can switch off the use of cookies in your browser if you wish. However, bear in mind that if you do so, your visits to our site(s) may not run as smoothly.

Use of Your Personal Data

The information you have provided to EFFAT will be used to provide you with a service you have requested, if we are legally obliged to process the data or if it is necessary for a legitimate purpose or in the public interest.

Sharing of Personal Data

Your personal data will only be used for purposes strictly limited to EFFAT’s services and will not be communicated to third parties for commercial purposes.

Protecting Your Personal Data

EFFAT will keep your personal data secure. We use secure technologies and measures to protect your data from unauthorised access, use, loss or publication. These technologies and measures are tested on a regular basis and updated when necessary.

Keeping Your Personal Data

EFFAT will keep your personal data for the time needed to provide EFFAT services.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, update, correct or delete your personal data at any time by contacting EFFAT. You also have the right to be “forgotten”. You can contact EFFAT by e- mail: effat@effat.org or post: avenue Louise 130A 1050 Bruxelles.

If you consider that your data have been handled incorrectly, you can submit a complaint to the Privacy Commission: https://www.privacycommission.be/

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