This data protection guideline determines, like the CEFIC, information that is made available when using the website www.epoxy-europe-eu (the „Website“), as well as all information processed by the CEFIC during the provision of its services uses and protects.

All information provided will only be used in accordance with this data protection declaration. We can change this policy by updating this page. Therefore, please check regularly whether there are any changes. This guideline comes into force on May 25, 2018 and corresponds to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1. What data do we process and why?

1.1. website

Our website offers you the opportunity to contact us or to subscribe to our newsletter. By filling out the relevant forms, you are expressing your will to be part of our customer database.

We only process identification data that you provide to us when filling out the form (such as name, surname, position, professional e-mail address, postal address and other relevant information) for administrative and dissemination purposes (news and announcements, events, marketing, etc.) as well as make available for contact. This processing is based on our legitimate interest as an industry association and we only store the data as long as you hold your position and / or it is required for the purposes mentioned above. We will not sell or pass on your data to third parties unless we are legally obliged to do so.

We also use traffic log cookies to determine which pages are being visited. A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed in an area specially reserved for cookies on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies in accordance with the Belgian law of June 13, 2005 on electronic communications. As soon as you agree, the file will be added and the cookie will help us analyze data about website traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes, after which the data is removed from the system. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any other information about you, other than the information you choose to share with us.

You can choose whether you want to accept or reject cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer:

Please note that deactivating cookies can impair the functionality and functions of this website and prevent you from using it to the full extent.

1.2. For the provision of our services

We can process your personal data and contact you for various purposes. If you have any doubts or concerns about the processing of your data, please contact us at .

If we work together or are considering it:  If you are part of our contact database (for one of our members, their customers or organizations who work in Epoxies) or have asked us for information, the CEFIC, as a controller, processes your information on ours Personal data provided to you to date (identification data such as surname, first name, position, professional email address, postal address) for administrative and dissemination purposes (customer management, invitations to your own events, marketing, etc.) and to maintain contact with you.

This processing is based on our legitimate business interest. We will not sell or pass on your data to third parties unless we are legally obliged to do so. In any case, your personal data will only be processed for as long as is necessary for the purposes mentioned above.

2. Your rights as a data subject

In all the above-mentioned cases and in compliance with the conditions set out in the General Data Protection Regulation, you can obtain information about data processing, as well as about the correction of incorrect data, the deletion of data or the restriction of your processing at any time. You can also exercise your right to data portability or object to the processing of your personal data.

In such cases, please contact us by email at or write to us at CEFIC, Rue Belliard 40 – 1040 Brussels – Belgium. We will process your request immediately. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian supervisory authority (currently the Commission for Data Protection / Commission for the protection of privacy ).

3. Security

We undertake to ensure that your data is processed securely and securely on our dedicated servers. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect the information we collect. These technologies and measures are regularly checked and updated if necessary.

4. Other websites

The website may contain links so that you can easily visit web pages of interest. However, you should note that we have no control over these other websites. Therefore, we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of information that you provide when visiting this website, and these websites are not subject to this privacy policy. You should therefore exercise caution and read the privacy policy for the website in question.