Privacy Statement

This privacy statement was last revised on May 25, 2018.

Introduction is owned and operated by the Friends of the Countryside asbl (FCS). FCS is committed to respecting the legal requirements that exist regarding the personal privacy of the individuals who use this site. This privacy statement describes the FCS current policies and practices with regard to personal data collected by FCS through this site.


The term “personal data” means information relating to an identified or identifiable natural or legal person, for example, the name, age, e-mail address or mailing address of the individual. The term “site” refers to the website located at

Notification of changes to this privacy statement

FCS is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this site. These ongoing improvements, changes in the law or changes in technology may require changes to this privacy statement. FCS reserves the right to update or modify this privacy statement at any time. For this reason, we encourage you to review this privacy statement every time you use this site.

We will notify you of changes to this privacy statement by posting an updated or modified version of this privacy statement on this site. Your use of this site following any such change constitutes your agreement that personal data collected from or about you through this site after the revised privacy statement is posted will be subject to the terms of the revised privacy statement.

You may access the current version of this Privacy Statement at any time by clicking on the button marked “Privacy statement” at the bottom of each page of this Site.


Your consent

This privacy statement is included in and is part of the terms and conditions. By using this site, you are consenting to the collection and use of your personal data as set forth in this privacy statement, this, however, being subject to specific statements regarding personal data which may be published on this site. If such specific statements are actually provided, they shall prevail in case of any conflicts with this privacy statement. 


Personal data collected through this site

Personal data you provide. FCS may collect the personal data you provide to us when you use this site. These personal data may include, for example, your name, the name of your company, your or your company’s mailing address and your email address. Subject to the content of this privacy statement your personal data will be kept strictly confidential and there will be no commercial use of this data.

FCS uses the personal data you provide when you use this site to provide the information, services and products you request. For example, we may use your email address to respond to your comments and questions. The site will allow registration to ELO events and we may use your email or mailing address to provide brochures, maps and event information.

FCS also uses the personal data collected to improve the content and functionality of this site. In the long run, your on-line account can be enrolled and you’ll login with your email handle and password. From time to time, we may contact you with information about events and services, particularly through emails. If you do not want us to contact you for such purposes, please unsubscribe when receiving emails.

Data integrity and security. FCS will take technical reasonable measures to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of personal data in our databases and to protect the security of our databases. We keep your personal data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal reporting or document retention requirements. Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, alteration or destruction of data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.

Children. FCS does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of eighteen. If you are under eighteen, please do not give us any personal data. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personal data to FCS, please contact us and we will endeavour to delete these personal data from our databases.

Hyperlink to other sites. This privacy statement applies only to This site contains hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by FCS. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party websites or any association with their operators. FCS does not control these websites and is not responsible for their data practices. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any personal data about yourself.

Questions about our privacy statement. If you have any questions about this privacy statement or concerns about the way processes your personal data, please notify us by email to and your data will be deleted or amended as required within 5 working days. In the case of any dispute or litigation the laws of Belgium will apply and the place of settlement is Brussels.