Privacy Policy



This Privacy Policy informs you about how Europe Jacques Delors uses and protects the information you provide to us, if any, when you use this Website, accessible from the following URL: (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”).

Please note that this Privacy Policy may be modified or supplemented at any time by Europe Jacques Delors, in particular to comply with any legal or technological developments. In such cases, its updated date will be clearly identified at the top of this Policy. These modifications apply to the user as soon as they are published online. As a result, the user should periodically review this Privacy Policy for any changes.


This Privacy Policy is applicable between the Website editor, namely Europe Jacques Delors, hereinafter referred to as “EJD”, and any person connecting to the Website, hereinafter referred to as “the Internet User“.


Website content”: Any kind of information published on the Website, that may or may not be protected by intellectual property rights, such as texts, images, designs, presentations, videos, diagrams, structures, databases, or softwares.

Internet user”: Any person connecting to the Website.

“Website”: Website accessible at the URL, as well as sub-sites, mirror sites, portals and URL variations relating thereto.


This Privacy Policy is applicable to all Internet users. The mere connection to and/or browsing of the Website will imply your full and unconditional acceptance of this Privacy Policy. In addition, clicking on “Got It” in the cookie information banner displayed on the Website implies your confirmation of this acceptance. You acknowledge having read, understood, and fully accepted it.

The Internet user recognizes the probative value of EJD automatic registration systems, and unless the user can provide evidence of the contrary, he renounces to it in case of litigation.

The acceptance of this Privacy Policy implies that the Internet users enjoy legal capacity required to this end or to be at least 16 years old. If this is not the case, they need to have the permission from a guardian or trustee, their legal representative if they are not 16 years old. Finally, they need to proof that they hold a mandate if they are acting on behalf of a legal entity.


In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted by the European Parliament on 14 April 2016 and the national legislation in force, the Institute provides you with the following information:

Identity of the Data Controller 

The person responsible for the collection and data processed on the Website is Europe Jacques Delors, association AISBL, rue du Duc, 139, 1200 Woluwe-Saint-Lambert (Belgium)

Data collection by the Jacques Delors Institute

Data collected

Data collected during browsing

When browsing the Website, you consent to the Institute collecting information relating to:

your use of the Site;

the content you view and click on;

your connection data (times, IP address, etc.).

Data collected when using the contact email address

The use of the contact email address by the Internet user supposes the collection by the Institute of the following personal data:

email address.

Users who do not wish to provide the information required for the use of the contact form will not be able to send a message to the Institute directly from the Website.

Data collected when using the newsletter form 

In the context of the use of the newsletter form, EJD may be required to collect and process: address, data collected during the donation form.

Purposes of the collection of personal data

The data collected during browsing is automatically processed to: develop, operate, improve, provide and manage the Website; contextualize and enhance the Internet user experience; avoid any illicit or illegal activity; to enforce the terms and conditions relating to the use of the Website.

The data collected during the use of the contact email address is automatically processed in order to:

provide a detailed answer to the Internet user;

send information and contact the Internet User, including by e-mail, telephone, etc;

avoid any illicit or illegal activity;

to enforce the terms and conditions relating to the use of the Website.

The data collected during the use of the newsletter form is automatically processed in order to:

send newsletters to the Internet user according to the theme.

The data collected during the use of the donation form are subject to automated processing for the purpose of :

ensure a management and a follow-up.

Legal basis for processing

The data collected during browsing has, as a legal basis, the legitimate interest of the Institute, namely to carry out an analysis of behaviors on the Website, and to obtain an improved safety and functioning of the Website. Some of this data, such as this resulting from the implementation of some cookies, can have as their legal basis the consent of individuals.

The data collected during the use of the contact email address form has, as a legal basis, the consent of the persons concerned.

The data collected during the use of the newsletter form has, as a legal basis, the consent of the persons concerned.

The data collected when making a donation has, as a legal basis, the consent of the persons concerned.

Data recipients

The collected data can only be viewed by the members of the management of EJD and by the staff in charge of the management of the Website within the limits strictly necessary for the performance of the contractual commitments, and are never made freely viewable by a third party natural person.

Retention period for personal data

The personal data collected during browsing are kept for a reasonable period necessary for the proper administration of the Website and for a maximum of 6 months, or until the withdrawal of the consent of the persons concerned.

The personal data collected during the use of the contact email address are kept for a reasonable length of time necessary for the proper management of the request of the Internet user and for a maximum of 12 months.

The data collected during the use of the newsletter form are kept until the withdrawal of the consent of the persons concerned.

The data collected during the realization of a donation are kept until the donation is properly executed and until the tax receipt is sent.

At the end of each of these periods, EJD will archive these data and keep them for the time during which its responsibility may be called into question.

After the retention period, EJD undertakes to permanently delete the data of the persons concerned.

Security and confidentiality of personal data

Personal data must be kept in secure conditions, within the current technological means, in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation and national legislation in force.

Minimisation of personal data

The Institute may also collect and process any data transmitted voluntarily by an Internet user, EJD directs Internet users as much as possible when they provide useless or superfluous personal data.

EJD undertakes to only keep and process the data strictly necessary for its activities and will delete any useless data received as soon as possible.

Respect of Rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data, which can be exercised by writing to us at our postal address or by sending an email to the following address email address : [].

Right of information, access, and communication of data

You have the possibility to access the personal data that concerns you.

Due to EJD's obligation of security and confidentiality in the processing of personal data, your request will only be processed if you provide proof of your identity, including a scan of your valid ID (if requested by our dedicated electronic form), or a signed photocopy of your valid ID (if written), both accompanied by the notation “I certify on my honour that this proof of identity is a certified true copy. [City], [Date]“, followed by your signature.

Right of rectification, deletion, and right to forgetting data

You have the option to request the rectification, updating, locking, or erasure of personal data that may be inaccurate, erroneous, incomplete, or obsolete.

You can also set general and specific guidelines regarding the handling of your personal data after your death. In this case, the heirs of a deceased person may request to consider the death of their loved one and/or to make the necessary updates.

Right to oppose data processing

You have the possibility to oppose the processing of your personal data.

To this end, you will have to write an email to [xxx]. In this email, you will have to appoint the data you wish to be erased as well as justifying this request, unless it is for commercial prospection reason.

Right to restriction of processing

Your consent is required for the processing of your data by the Institute. However, you may withdraw your consent at any time. This withdrawal will lead to the deletion of your personal data.

The services requiring the processing of your data by EJD will nevertheless no longer be accessible.

Response times

EJD undertakes to respond to your request for access, rectification, opposition, or any other request for additional information within a reasonable period of time, which may not exceed 1 month from the receipt of your request.

Transfer of collected data

Transfer to partners

EJD informs you that we use authorized service providers to facilitate the collection and processing of the data you have provided us. These service providers may be located outside the European Union and are provided with the data collected on the Website.

EJD has previously ensured the implementation by its providers of adequate safeguards and compliance with strict conditions of confidentiality, use, and protection of data.

Our Website uses social medias plug-in (see the table below). When a plug-in is incorporated in a page of the Website, the social media logo appears in it. When you navigate on a page of the Website containing a plug-in, we transferred your IP address and the URL address of the visited page to the concerned social media.

The Internet user agrees that the data collected will be transmitted by the Institute to its partners and will be processed by these partners as part of third-party services, namely:

Transfer on requisition or court order

The Internet user also agrees that EJD may communicate the data collected to any person, on the requisition of a state authority or by court order.

Transfer as part of a merger or acquisition

If EJD is involved in a merger, asset sale, financing transaction, liquidation, or bankruptcy or in the event of the acquisition of all or part of its business by another company, the Clients consents that the data collected be transferred by the Institute to this company and that this company carries out the processing of personal data referred to in this privacy policy instead of EJD.

Policy relating to tracers/cookies

When you first log in to the Institute Website, you are warned by a banner at the bottom of your screen that information about your browsing may be stored in files called “cookies”. Our cookie policy allows you to better understand the provisions that we implement in terms of navigation on our Website. It informs you in particular about all cookies on our Website, their purpose, and gives you the procedure to follow to configure them.

Use of tracers/cookies 

EJD, as publisher of this web site, may therefore proceed with implantation of a cookie and other tracer on the hard drive of your terminal (computer, tablet, mobile, etc.) to ensure smooth and optimal navigation on our Website.

“Cookies” are small text files that allow us to recognize your computer, tablet, or mobile device in order to personalize the services we offer.

To better inform you about the information that cookies identify, you will find below a table listing the different types of cookies that may be used on the the Institute Website, their name, purpose, and their retention period.

Purpose of tracers

With the help of the information contained in the tracers and cookies used, EJD can analyze the visits and use of the Website and, if necessary, facilitate and improve browsing, carry out prospecting operations, develop commercial statistics, or display targeted ads.

Tracers used

PartnerPurpose of the processingPartner’ conditionsGoogle AnalysticsDevelopment of trade statistics

Setting your cookie preferences

When you first log in to EJD's Website, a banner briefly outlining information about cookies and similar technologies will appear at the bottom of your screen. This banner allows you to make a choice as to which cookies you accept or refuse to deposit on your terminal. You will be deemed to have given your agreement to the deposit of cookies by clicking on the “I accept” icon, either globally or individually. Conversely, you will be deemed to have refused the deposit of cookies by clicking on the “I refuse” icon. Once again, this choice may concern all cookies, or only some of them. If you do not choose, you will be deemed to have refused the deposit of cookies. Your decision will be recorded for 6 months and can be modified at any time.

Cookies exempt from consent

Some cookies are exempt from the prior request for your consent if they are absolutely necessary for the operation of the Website or if their sole purpose is that of enabling or facilitating electronic communication. This includes session ID, verification, load balancing session cookies, as well as cookies for customizing your interface. These cookies are completely subject to this policy to the extent that they are issued and maintained by the Institute.

Cookies requiring the prior collection of your consent

This requirement applies to third-party cookies that are termed “persistent” as long as they remain on your device until deleted or expired.

Since such cookies are issued by third-parties, their use and deposit are subject to their own privacy policies. This cookie family includes audience measurement cookies, advertising cookies, and social network sharing cookies.

Audience measurement cookies provide statistics about the visits and use of various elements of the Website (such as content/pages you have visited). This data helps improve the ergonomics of EJD's Website.

Maximum retention period of tracers

Tracers are intended to be kept on the computer station of the Internet for a period of up to 13 months. Personal data is kept in secure conditions, according to the current technological means, in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation and national legislation in force.

Opposition to the use of tracers

Ability to oppose to the use of tracers

You can accept or refuse the deposit of cookies at any time, via the cookies banner of the Website or via the “Privacy Policy” section.

The Internet user can delete or disable the use of tracers whenever they wish by modifying the parameters of their browser. It is possible to consult the Website without tracers. However, some of the site’s additional functions may not work if the user has disabled the use of tracers, such as autocomplete forms or browsing indicators.

Browser settings

Each Internet browser has its own cookie management settings. The Internet user can configure their browser software so that cookies are rejected, either systematically or depending on their issuer. The Internet user can also configure their browsing software so that their acceptance or refusal of cookies is punctually proposed, before a cookie is likely to be registered on their terminal.

For the management of cookies and Internet user choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the browser’s help menu, which explains how to change cookie preferences:

For Internet Explorer;

For Safari;

For Chrome;

For Firefox;

For Opera.

Parameter settings by means of add-on modules

The Internet User may also delete or oppose the installation of cookies on his/her computer by installing an extension on his/her browser, such as Ghostery, which can be downloaded here.


Legal protection of the Website content

The Website content may be protected by copyright and database rights. Any representation, reproduction, translation, adaptation or transformation, in whole or in part, made illegally and without the consent of EJD or its successors or assignees is a violation of Books I and III of the Code of Intellectual Property, and may give rise to prosecution for infringement.

Contractual protection of Website Content 

The Internet user contractually undertakes to the Institute not to use, reproduce, or represent in any way the Website content, whether or not it is protected by intellectual property rights, for a purpose other than their reading by a robot or a browser. This prohibition does not apply to web crawlers which have the sole purpose of scanning the Website content for indexing purposes.



This Privacy Policy may be modified at any time by EJD. The conditions applicable to the Internet user are those in effect when they log on to the Website, any new connection to the Website implying acceptance, if applicable, of the new conditions.


The invalidity of any clause of this agreement will not invalidate the remaining agreement clauses, or the agreement as a whole, which will retain its full force and scope. In such a case, the parties will, as far as possible, replace the invalid provision with a valid provision that corresponds to the spirit and purpose of these terms and conditions.


Lack of exercise by EJD of rights herein acknowledged shall in no case be construed as a waiver of those rights.


These terms and conditions are written in French.

Unfair terms

The stipulations of these terms and conditions apply subject to compliance with the mandatory provisions of the Consumer Code on unfair terms in contracts entered into between a professional and a consumer.


Applicable laws

This Privacy Policy is subject to the application of Belgian law and European regulations, including the European Data Protection Regulation.


Any dispute concerning or in relation to this agreement must be settled by arbitration in accordance with the FastArbitre regulation of the Digital Institute of Arbitration and Mediation.

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