The European Sunlight Association registered in Belgium at the address Boulevard Saint-Michel 65, bte. 6, 1040 Brussels (“ESA”), places great importance on the protection of your personal data. ESA is committed to complying with all applicable data protection legislation to make sure we process your personal data responsibly.
The following Privacy Notice will provide you with information about the personal data that is collected and how it is processed and used. Please note that by visiting ESA’s website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Notice. Legal justification for ESA processing your personal data is your expressed consent and/or agreement with ESA.
This Privacy Notice applies to personal data that is collected when visiting ESA’s website or making use of ESA’s products or services. Please note that if you make use of services provided by third parties, only the Privacy Notice of these third parties shall apply to the personal data collected via these services.
We collect some of your personal data, i.e. data which allow us to identify you as an individual. In the framework of our operations, ESA collects and processes the following types of personal data:
ESA collects these personal data via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or in person at events organised by ESA. We limit our collection of your personal data only to those that are necessary to provide you with the products or services you expressed interest in. We do not collect sensitive personal information from you without having first obtained your consent.
You can visit our website without providing any personal data. However, please note that if you do not want to share your personal data, we may not be able to provide some services or products offered by ESA.
ESA uses your personal data only:
ESA does not share your personal data with strategic partners or third parties. Further, your personal data will not be transferred to a recipient outside of the European Union. However, we may share your personal data or information we hold of you with certain external service providers who perform limited services on ESA’s behalf and with selected business partners, if necessary, only to be able to provide you with our products and services.
We will not retain your personal data for a period exceeding what is necessary to fulfil the purposes set out above. In any case, the retention period shall not exceed five (5) years from the date of your personal data collection by ESA.
Please note that you have the following rights:
There will be no automated processing of your personal data.
All requests shall be addressed to ESA via email to the following address: email@example.com.
When ESA uses your contact details to provide information, we make sure that each email contains a possibility to unsubscribe.
A cookie is a small text file transferred and stored on your computer or mobile. The cookie helps provide you with a better, more personalised user experience by allowing the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. It helps to navigate from page to page on a website, provide secure connections, and remembers preferences from a previous visit.
Google Analytics: The ESA’s website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses non-operational cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. At the request of ESA, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating how the website is used, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
By visiting and using ESA’s website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes as set out above.
All disputes regarding the interpretation or the enforcement of this Privacy Notice shall exclusively be governed by Belgian law and submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Brussels.
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Notice or the processing of your personal data, please contact Mr. Frank Harbusch, ESA’s Secretary General at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.