Privacy Notice of the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) AISBL

EuRIC takes your privacy very seriously. Please read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on how and why we collect, store and use your personal data. It also explains your rights in relation to your personal data and how to contact us.

EuRIC collects and processes certain personal data about you within the framework of its activities. When we do so, we are subject to the General Data Protection Regulation, which applies to the processing of personal data in the context of the activities of an establishment of a controller or a processor in the Union. 

By submitting any Personally Identifiable Information to us, you consent and agree that we may collect, use and disclose such Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with this Privacy Notice, and as permitted or required by law may disclose the information to a third party, such as business partners, or as otherwise authorized under applicable law.

Types of personal data

EuRIC can collect and process the following types of personal data: 

  • Title
  • Name
  • Surname
  • Position - function
  • Nationality
  • Sex
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number (landline and/or mobile phone)
  • Residence address
  • Birthdate
  • Company name
  • Company address
  • Invoicing and payment details
  • IP-address
  • All personal data provided in the ‘free field’ when completing a contact form

Methods of personal data collection

EuRIC can collect and process personal data in the context of:

  • Collaboration with EuRIC
  • Visiting the website of EuRIC
  • Incoming and outgoing correspondence with EuRIC
  • Appealing on the services of EuRIC
  • Registrations to conferences/events/workshops/etc organized by EuRIC.
  • Taking pictures and video recording, taken during events or voluntarily received
  • Exchanging of business cards

Use of personal data

EuRIC can use your personal data for the following purposes

  • Responding to questions (whether or not received through the contact form)
  • Sending newsletters
  • Sending advertisements for conferences/events/workshops and activities linked to recycling supported by EuRIC 
  • Follow-up after a meeting
  • Providing support/assistance (e.g. in case of problems)
  • Conducting customer satisfaction studies, surveys and other market research
  • Registrations and confirmation of registrationstoconferences/events/workshops organized by EuRIC
  • Issuing invoices and the collection thereof
  • Legally required publications (Moniteur Belge, etc.)

Privacy rights

The GDPR is designed to give individuals better control over their personal data held by organisations. In light of the processing of personal data, you enjoy the following privacy rights:

  • Right to access your personal data
  • Right to rectify, complete or update your personal data
  • Right to delete your personal data 
  • Right to limit the processing of your personal data
  • Right to transferability of your personal data
  • Right to object to/oppose the processing of your personal data

If you wish to invoke your privacy rights, please submit a written request 

  • by email: or 
  • by post at:
    Boulevard Auguste Reyers 80  
    1030 Brussels

If you no longer wish to receive information about the conferences/events/workshops and activities linked to recycling supported by EuRIC, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" button underneath each of EuRIC impersonal emails.

Security of personal data

EuRIC undertakes to take reasonable, physical, technological and organisational precautions in order to avoid (i) unauthorised access to your personal information, and (ii) loss, abuse or alteration of your personal data. Your personal data is used exclusively for our own purposes. If you do not wish to receive EuRIC communications, you may inform us at any time.

Notwithstanding precautions taken, an infallible level of security cannot be guaranteed. Since no method of transmission or forwarding over the internet, or any method of electronic storage is 100% secure, EuRIC is, in this context, not in a position to guarantee absolute security.

Update Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice was published on 24 May 2018. EuRIC is entitled to update this Privacy Notice by posting a new version on the Website. As such, it is strongly recommended to regularly consult the Website and the page displaying the Privacy Notice, to make sure that you are aware of any changes.

Cookie Policy of the of the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) AISBL

The website of the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) may use “cookies.” 

Explanations about cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record keeping purposes. It enables the website to remember your actions and over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Use of cookies

EuRIC uses cookies on its website for a number of purposes such as enable certain functions of our website; providing analytics; storing your preferences regarding things such as font size or other display preferences; or to remember if you already accepted our use of cookies when you visited our website for the first time.

Control of cookies

You may delete or decline cookies by changing your browser settings and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do so, some of the features and services of our website may not function properly.

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.