Privacy Policy

By using our website, you agree to the conditions of this Privacy Policy.

  1. What terms do we use in this Privacy Policy?

EACA, referred to as “The European Association of Communications Agencies”, is an international association with a business address at 120 Avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels. It is registered in Brussels under number BE 0422.332.060, which is the data controller under Privacy Law (see the General Data Protection Regulation).

We use the term “User” to refer to the users of our website and services.

We use any of the terms “you”, “your” and “yours” to refer to the User who is reading this Privacy Notice.

We use any of the terms “we”, “us”, and “our” to refer to EACA.

We use the term “Personal Data” to refer to personally identifiable information about you.

  1. What information do we collect?

We may collect Personal Data in connection with a communication, application or service provided to you, including your name, address, contact information (such as email or phone number) and IP address. However, we first have to receive your consent to receive any communication from us. The types of Personal Data that we collect will depend on the communication, application or service you have consented and subscribed to. You may always choose not to provide the requested information. In addition, you can withdraw your consent at any time. However, in doing so we may be unable or unwilling to provide the communication, application or service you request.

By consenting to receiving communication from EACA and submitting your Personal Data to us, you will be treated as having given your permission for the processing of your Personal Data as set out in this Privacy Policy.

We will not disclose, sell, rent or exchange such personally identifiable information to any other organisation or entity unless you are first notified and you expressly agree to do it, or as otherwise required by law.

  1. For what purposes do we collect your Personal Data?

We may use your Personal Data to:

  • Communicate with you (e.g. send you a newsletter, a press release, an event invitation, or updates about an event)
  • Provide you with a service (e.g. when you require us to perform a task)
  • Process claims and other transactions (e.g. when making a payment for an event or a trophy)
  • Confirm or correct Personal Data
  • Help us run our programmes (e.g. education or awards)
  • Audit our business
  • Perform research for our own purposes

We may provide your personal data to companies that provide services to help us, for instance when organising an event. They are authorised to use your data only to the extent necessary to provide these service to us.

  1. Do we use cookies to collect information?

Yes, to facilitate the use of this site and to collect information about web traffic for statistical purposes, EACA uses  “cookies”. Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit certain websites.

As part of Google Analytics, EACA also uses first-party cookies (learn more about Google Analytics here) to monitor traffic to this site. The longest cookie lifespan of these cookies is 50 months.

The majority of web browsers automatically accept cookies. You can avoid this by changing the settings of your browser. However, changing the cookie settings of your browser or refusing cookies may render your browsing on this site more difficult.

You can also delete the cookies after your visit to this site by changing the settings of your browser.

Learn more about controlling cookies using ChromeFirefoxInternet Explorer and Safari.

  1. Hyperlinks and other privacy policies

If you follow a hyperlink from this website to a website of another entity (e.g. partner organisation, news portal, social media feed etc.), that entity may collect data. We advise you to read the privacy policies of those entities, for which we bear no responsibility.

  1. How to access, review and delete your Personal Data?

Upon your request, we will make your Personal Data available to you for review, rectification or deletion pursuant to the Privacy Law.

  1. How to contact us?

EACA, 120 Avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.