The EEF is committed to user privacy. It only processes your personal data for the purposes described below; it does not divulge them for marketing purposes.
All personal information is processed in line with Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 and the EEF's IT security and confidentiality rules.
PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION
EEF, which is responsible for processing the personal details, undertakes, to the best of its abilities, to guarantee the protection of the personal details through technical security regulations and an adequate security policy towards its employees in accordance with the Belgian Privacy act (Act of 8 December 1992 relating to the protection of privacy with regard to processing personal details Official Belgian law gazette 18 March 1993).
Internet users have a statutory right to inspect and possibly correct his / her personal details and / or ask for the removal of specific pictures. Subject to proof of identity (copy identity card) you can obtain, by submitting a written, dated and signed application to EEF the written notification of your personal details free of charge. If necessary you can also request to correct any information that is incorrect, incomplete or not relevant.
We keep in our Members database the details of all Member organizations and professional details of the main contact people in each of them. This information is available on the EEF website. We also keep information for internal purpose about participation to EEF events.
As a general member of the public, you can consult our electronic newsletter or information bulletin, letters from the publisher and energy news. If you want to modify or check your personal data (e.g. e-mail address) please contact us by using the application “contact” provided at the website, by mail at info [at] europeanenergyforum [dot] eu or at European Energy Forum, Avenue Ariane 7, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.
Even though the subjects and dates of the dinner debates are accessible to every visitor under the directory “Events”, a more detailed presentation of the dinner debates is also protected by use of password, exclusively accessible to EEF members who have been present during the concerned dinner debates.
As a member of the EEF, your details are published on the website. You can access internal documents thanks to the username and password which has been attributed to you. If you have lost your username and password, you can request a new password by using the application on the website “request new password”.
The EEF will only disclose information to third parties if that is necessary for the fulfillment of the purpose(s) identified above and to the mentioned (categories of) recipients. The EEF will not divulge your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
The EEF only keeps the data for the time necessary to fulfill the purpose of collection or further processing.
Adequate security measures have been taken to safeguard your information against possible misuse or unauthorized access as much as it is feasible.
For any query or complaint, please contact us by using the application “contact” provided at the website, by mail at info [at] europeanenergyforum [dot] eu or at the following address: European Energy Forum, Avenue Ariane 7, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.
The EEF Web Site might provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control them, we encourage you to review their privacy policies.
PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO PROVIDE
Only when specifically requested by website visitors will the information we collect be used to respond to visitors´ inquiries, fulfill email messaging programs, and notify visitors about new content or services on our website. If you decide you no longer wish to receive postal mailings and/or emails from us, please let us know by sending email or writing to us and telling us you no longer wish to receive postal mail and/or email. Please provide us with your exact name, postal address, and/or email address. We will be sure your name is removed from our mailing list.
EEF will use personal information only for the purpose indicated to you when you provided it. EEF will not disclose, sell, rent or exchange such personally identifiable information to any other organization or entity unless the user is first notified and expressly agrees to it, or as otherwise required by law.
INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED AND STORED
EEF measures the performance of its site in order to improve and customize it in favor of our visitors. During your visit, EEF automatically collects and temporarily stores the following information about your computer and your visit:
• The domain and host from which you access the Internet;
• The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the EEF site, if applicable;
• The date and time you arrived at our site and how long you spent on the site and which pages you visited;
• Your Internet protocol (IP) address and
• Your computer’s operating system and browser software;
USE OF “COOKIES"
The Web site may deposit certain bits of information called “cookies” in a visitor’s computer. Generally, a cookie assigns a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. Cookies can tell us how and when pages in a Web site are visited and by how many people. This technology does not collect an individual visitor’s identifying information; rather, this information is also in an aggregate form. The purpose of this technology and the information it provides is again to help us improve our Web sites. Most Web browsers allow the user to deny or accept the cookie feature. However, please note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain features (e.g. customized delivery of information) available on the EEF site. Further information about cookies can be found at www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.
Applicable law and competent courts
This site is subject to Belgian law. In case of a dispute only the courts in the district of Brussels have jurisdiction.