Copa and Cogeca collect data directly from you, either by means of a contractual document, or by means of a document to be completed by you, or because you have communicated the data. The types of data collected may include your identification data, contact details, as well as certain personal characteristics (such as age, gender or marital status) or data relating to training and education or employment and occupation.
Copa and Cogeca use the personal data collected with a view to processing:
Depending on the case, the legal basis for the data processing is:
Unless a legal retention period has been specified, the data will be kept by Copa and Cogeca for a maximum period of ten years from the end of the relationship with the person concerned.
Copa and Cogeca may send your personal data to their subcontractors or may be legally obliged to communicate the data to national and European authorities, their members and the employees of these members, their advisors as well as to universities and research centres. Copa and Cogeca do not transfer personal data outside the European Economic Area.
According to the GDPR, you have the right to:
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (in Belgium, this will be the Data Protection Authority as of 25May 2018). To exercise these rights, you must comply with the conditions set out in the GDPR. Alternatively, to make things easier, you can contact us at the address provided below.
In accordance with legal requirements, Copa and Cogeca have set up an adequate system to protect your personal data. These measures include the technical and organisational measures necessary to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, or unauthorised disclosure of or access to personal data.
Nevertheless, it should be made clear that no system can guarantee one hundred per cent security. Copa and Cogeca therefore remain entirely at your disposal for any questions relating to the confidentiality or security of your personal data.
In order to exercise your rights regarding the protection of your data or if you have any questions regarding the processing of your data, you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or directly contact:
Rue de Trèves 61
Please note that Copa and Cogeca reserve the right to occasionally update this document.