Pursuant to the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), IFLA Europe prepared a Privacy Policy in order to explain what personal data we collect, for what purpose we collect and use it, and with whom we share it. IFLA Europe is fully committed to protect the confidentiality of the data.

General Data Protection Regulation

The regulation is an essential step to strengthen individuals’ fundamental rights in the digital age and facilitate business by clarifying rules for companies and public bodies in the digital single market.

Unless they are limited by limited by applicable law, the following rights are granted to persons:

  • Right of access by the data subject
  • Right to rectification and erasure
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to data portability
  • Right to object and automated individual decision-making

Types and collection of personal data

We are required to process the personal data of our: members, National associations, staff, members of Executive Council, visitors, etc.

How we use personal information

Personal data provided to us will be collected and processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Administration of membership(s)
  • Research and statistical analysis
  • Communication about our activities and projects
  • Newsletters and e-mail campaigns
  • Invitations to events organised by IFLA Europe such as the general assembly, conferences or other events/ceremonies taking place in your region/country

Sharing your personal data

Personal data collected and processed by us may be shared with other members/National Associations where necessary as well as IFLA Europe employees, Executive Council, IT service providers, auditors, authorities (tax, social administration etc).

We do not sell or share your personal information to other organisations. You remain in control of how we communicate with you (surface mail, email, phone). IFLA Europe may, as part of its professional activities, share your personal data.

In no case shall we transmit your personal data directly to third parties for marketing purposes without your consent.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, tweets). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data retention and deletion

We keep your personal data only as long as necessary for legitimate and essential purposes. Upon your request, we will delete your personal data so that you can no longer be identified, unless the law authorises or compels us to keep certain personal data. You have the right to ask us, in writing, for a copy of all the personal data held about you.

A copy will be sent to you as soon as possible and not later than 40 days after your request.

Security of personal data

We are committed to protecting the personal data of our members.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this Policy. In case of modification of this Policy, we will inform you by email or information provided on our website.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at secretariat@iflaeurope.com.



IFLA Europe
Hunter Industries Van den Berk Nurseries

IFLA Europe

c/o WAO rue Lambert Crickx 19
1070 Brussel, Belgium

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