EuroGOOS is an international non-profit association under the Belgian law with registered office at 29 Rue Vautier, 1000 Brussels, with the Register of Legal Entities in Brussels under the number 0521.723.012 (“EuroGOOS”). EuroGOOS attaches great importance to protecting personal data and maintaining privacy. This Privacy Statement (“Statement”) describes the personal information we may collect from visitors of the EuroGOOS website and subscribers to the EuroGOOS activities and newsletter.
Scope of this Statement
Pursuant to the regulatory requirements laid out under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the national privacy legislation (including but not limited to the Belgian Law of 30 July 2018 concerning the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data), for EuroGOOS will collect and process data in line with the following principles:
- All personal data will be collected and processed for specific, explicit, and legitimate purposes only;
- All personal data will be collected and processed lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent manner;
- All personal data collected and processed will be adequate, relevant, and limited to the necessities of the purpose for which it is to be processed;
- All personal data collected and processed will be accurate and up-to-date;
- All personal data will not be kept longer than needed to perform the purpose for which that personal data was collected and processed;
- All personal data will be collected and processed through appropriate measures, including safeguarding the integrity and confidentiality of all personal data from theft, unlawful processing, accidental destruction, damage, or loss.
Data collection and processing
EuroGOOS will only collect and process your personal data to be able to contact you in the framework of EuroGOOS activities, circulate its newsletters, and monitor the performance of its website. We do not collect any unnecessary personal data, nor process it in any way not specified in this Statement. EuroGOOS collects and processes personal data through several channels, including the event registration forms, email communication, questions or survey conducted within specific activities, and newsletter subscriptions.
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
Your consent applies to the following domains: eurogoos.eu
What are cookies?
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use?
The below list details the cookies used in our website.
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Necessary'.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given their consent to the usage of cookies under the category 'Non-Necessary'.|
|wordpress_test_cookie||This cookie is used to check if the cookies are enabled on the users' browser.|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.|
|__stid||The cookie is set by ShareThis. The cookie is used for site analytics to determine the pages visited, the amount of time spent, etc.|
|_gat||This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.|
How can I control the cookie preferences?
You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.
Use of data
EuroGOOS will only use your data for the purpose indicated when you submit your data, or as detailed within this Statement. We use your data, for which you give consent, for the following purposes:
EuroGOOS may also use your personal data whenever necessary or appropriate under applicable law to: (i) respond to requests from public or government authorities; (ii) comply with legal processes; (iii) protect our privacy, rights, safety, and property; (iv) enable us to pursue any legal remedies available, or to limit damages and liability against EuroGOOS. For the abovementioned purposes, the processing is based on the consent of the participant [article 6.1 a) of GDPR].
Sharing personal data with third parties
EuroGOOS may communicate your personal information to external contractors/service providers (e.g. IT service providers who help manage events or website developers) which are the processors. EuroGOOS only uses processors providing sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organizational measures in such a manner that processing will meet the requirements of the GDPR.
In the case images and recordings are published on social media accounts, third party may process the personal data for their own purposes. In this regard, please read their privacy notice. If you do not want your image or voice to be recorded and published in the framework of your participation in the EuroGOOS activities, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EuroGOOS will neither share nor disclose your personal data without your consent, other than for the purposes outlined in this Statement or where legally required to do so.
Protecting and safeguarding your data
All personal data collected will be internally processed by EuroGOOS staff members and stored on servers which abide by the EuroGOOS security rules and standards.
Verifying, modifying, or deleting your personal data
You have the right to access, rectify, and erase your personal data as well as to restrict or object the processing of your personal data. You have the right to data portability. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any moment. The withdrawal of you consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal. You can exercise these rights by sending an e-mail to email@example.com and EuroGOOS will make all reasonable and practical efforts to comply with your request, if it is consistent with applicable law and professional standards.
EuroGOOS informs you that you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian Data Protection Authority should any of your rights be violated. The contact details are as followed: Gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit, Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussel, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (www.gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit.be)