This Privacy Statement refers to European Waterproofing Association AISBL obligations in relation to the processing of personal data pursuant to applicable privacy legislation and more specifically to the Belgian Privacy Act (Act of 8 December on the protection in relation to the processing of personal data) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/79) as of its implementation on 25 May, 2018.
1. Privacy statement
European Waterproofing Association commits to keep any personal data it receives related to the identity and personal life of a natural confidential in accordance to the conditions and restrictions set out in the GDPR.
2. Processing of Personal Data through the website
European Waterproofing Association’s website may provide referrals - including hyperlinks - to websites of third parties and/or social media. European Waterproofing Association cannot be held accountable or liable for any processing of Personal Data via these websites or social media.
3. Processing of Personal Data in the framework of a professional relationship
European Waterproofing Association will process any Personal Data it would receive in the context of its professional relationship with any third party in full compliance with EU and Belgian applicable privacy legislation, i.e. the Belgian Privacy Act (Act of 8 December on the protection in relation to the processing of personal data) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ( Regulation (EU) 2016/79) as of its implementation on 25 May, 2018.
European Waterproofing Association will only collect Personal Data which are strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the Personal Data have been collected.
European Waterproofing Association will not keep Personal Data any longer as needed for achieving the purposes for which the Personal Data have been collected or obtained, except if it is obliged to do so by law and/or professional rules of conduct.
European Waterproofing Association uses up-to-date IT procedures to keep Personal Data safe and secure.
4. Explicit Consent
European Waterproofing Association uses any possible means to collect data, such as emails, agreements, subscribe/unsubscribe procedures in order to get explicit consent in gathering/storing personal data.
European Waterproofing Association will use these data:
To transfer Personal Data to third parties for so far it enters within the scope of its objectives and this transfer is relevant and appropriate.
For third party transfers which shall typically include transfers justified by its objectives.
European Waterproofing Association may in this context transfer Personal Data to countries and regions outside the European Economic Area with or without data protection rules similar to those applicable in the European Union. European Waterproofing Association shall, to the extent possible, seek guarantees from the relevant third party with regards to adequate protection and security of the Personal Data it receives from European Waterproofing Association.
To keep European Waterproofing Association’s members, stakeholders and supporters informed about what European Waterproofing Association may consider relevant or interesting for them as well as of European Waterproofing Association’s activities (e.g. events, seminars or services) by normal post and/or by email to the professional postal/respectively email addresses.
5. Access to Personal Data
Any person who has submitted Personal Data about him/herself to European Waterproofing Association may at any time request to access, verify, amend or delete his/her Personal Data or parts of it.
The request can be made by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at European Waterproofing Association AISBL, Boulevard du Souverain 68 Box 1, 1170 Brussels.
European Waterproofing Association will respond as soon as possible to the request.
Any other requests, questions, comments or observations regarding this Privacy Statement in particular are welcomed and can also be addressed at hereabove mentioned addresses.
6. Changes to the Privacy Statement
European Waterproofing Association may modify or amend this Privacy Statement from time to time at its discretion and in particular (but not only) to comply at all times with changing privacy legislation(s). European Waterproofing Association encourages to regularly review the Privacy Statement on its updates.
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