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You are visiting brugsalternatiefforum.be (further: website) with seat located at Sint Pietersstatiedreef 42, 8000 Brugge. All rights reserved.

By visiting this website, you acknowledge that you have read , understood and agreed this privacy notice.

This notice concerns private data which brugsalternatiefforum.be collects and uses.

Brugsalternatiefforum.be is committed to comply with all applicable data protection laws and regulations.

Below, we provide in a nutshell what this means for you.

Brugsalternatiefforum.be may collect your personal data.

Personal data are data which allow to identify you as an individual, like your name, address, phone number. On the other hand, the following information are not personal data because they do not identify you : statistics regarding the number of visitors to our webpages.

You can visit our website without providing any personal data.

Brugsalternatiefforum.be collects personal information from you in 2 possible ways:

You provide us directly with your personal data, such as when you fill out a contact form or subscription form, for example on our website or at an event organized by us. In this case, we collect your personal information only after you have provided us explicit consent.
We limit our request for personal information to what is necessary to provide you with the products or services you express interest in. We do not collect sensitive personal information (as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679) from you without first obtaining your specific consent.

We receive information about you from other sources, such as when you fill out a contact form of a commercial partner or a media partner of brugsalternatiefforum.be. We are asking those other sources to only provide us your personal information when you provided them explicit consent to do so, but we can’t guarantee that those other sources really do so since we cannot control this. If you believe that your rights have been breached or that your data has been compromised, we give you the right to request us to remedy the situation or to unsubscribe immediately.

Brugsalternatiefforum.be uses your personal data
Brugsalternatiefforum.be uses your data only for purposes related to the website such as:

-To inform you about products and services related to the content of our website
-To send you the product or service you asked for
-To draft statistics regarding the use of our website.

We may share your information:

-With selected business partners, but only after you have explicitly provided your consent.
-With external service providers who perform certain services on brugsalternatiefforum.be’s behalf, such as an agency which will deliver your order to your address or which sends out newsletters for us.
If you do not wish to provide your personal information to us, we may not be able to provide the products and services you request, or tell you about other products and services offered by brugsalternatiefforum.be.

brugsalternatiefforum.be updates your data
When brugsalternatiefforum.be uses your contact details to provide information, we give you the opportunity to unsubscribe.

If you wish to unsubscribe or access and update your data, you have following options. You can do so next time you receive a personal communication and follow the directions to unsubscribe. Or you can make your request at any time in writing : via mail to brugsalternatiefforum.be – Privacy, sint-pietersstatiedreef 42, 8000 Brugge, or via email to info@brugsalternatiefforum.be

Links to Third-Party Sites and Social Media
Brugsalternatiefforum.be sites may include links to third party sites. When you use these links, you leave our website. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every site you visit.

Brugsalternatiefforum.be uses cookies. What does this entail ?
What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows 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, when you return.

Most browsers support cookies, but you can set your browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever you like. Below, we explain the function of the different types of cookies you will encounter on our website.

You will find more information regarding cookies on http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm

Cookies On Our Website

Operational cookies: brugsalternatiefforum.be uses operational cookies. These are small files placed on your computer or device to help you navigate from page to page on the website. For example, without such cookies, you would need to provide your language preference every time you switch to a different page on the website. These cookies are thus essential for easy use of the site.

Non-Operational Cookies: We also use cookies to provide other services or to help us improve our products and services. Some cookies provide us statistics about the number of visitors and the web pages viewed. This information helps us to design more useful content for you. Some of these cookies are third party cookies, like for Google Analytics (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv) or for Youtube (embedded videos : PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC).

Third Party Cookies: We sometimes use third party cookies. These are non-operational cookies. If we use them, we will inform you of the purpose of the third party cookies and request your consent to store them.

If we use non-operational cookies, we will request whether you accept our use of cookies. If you do not accept such cookies, some services and functionalities do not work. In particular, this may limit your use of the site and its various features, and reduces our ability to improve our products and services and provide engaging content.

How can you manage the cookies ?

You can manage the cookies yourself by adapting your preferences in your browser. There, you can also remove cookies which are already installed.

Google Analytics
This 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 brugsalternatiefforum.be, 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.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. This means that your IP address is truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note though that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


If you have any questions regarding this website or how we respect your right to privacy, please contact us: via mail to brugsalternatiefforum.be – Privacy, sint-pietersstatiedreef 42, 8000 Brugge, or via email to info@brugsalternatiefforum.be

If you believe that your rights have been breached or that your data has been compromised, you have the right to request us to remedy the situation. If you do not receive an adequate answer from us, you have the possibility to file a complaint to one of the national supervisory data protection authorities , of which you will find the contact details here : http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm.