Campaign website privacy policy

As campaign secretariat and hosting organisation of the EDC Free campaign site, HEAL values your right to information and privacy and we work to ensure it.  Our policy reflects Belgian laws on data and privacy protection. This Privacy Policy, together with our terms of use, explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you when you are on this site.  This site is owned by the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), an international non-profit making association (“AISBL, in Belgian law”).

Information You Provide/Information We Collect
In operating our site, we may collect and process the following data about you:

  1. Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.
  2. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as registering to receive campaign news or other information.
  3. Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.

Passive Information Collection (Use of Cookies)
This site may collect anonymous information from your computer through cookies and Internet tags or web beacons, but this is only to compile and analyse statistics and trends and improve the site for your use. Such information is not combined with personally identifiable information collected elsewhere on the site unless you have consented. Such information will not identify you personally. It is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site.

All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.

Use and Disclosure of Information: Use of Your Information / Disclosing Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you.  We may use information collected via this site to improve the content of our site, to customize the site to your preferences, to communicate information to you (if you have requested it), for our research purposes and campaign development. We will not sell, rent or give out your personal identifiable information.

Storing Your Personal Data
Data that are provided to us are stored on secure servers. This site takes reasonable steps to protect personally identifiable information as you transmit it to our site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free and we cannot guarantee the security of the data sent to us electronically.

Access, Correction and Deletion of Your Data
To keep personally identifiable information that you provide via this site accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take appropriate steps to update or correct such information in our possession or to delete your information from our database. Please note that you can unsubscribe from our mailing lists and/or correct your contact details by using the link on the bottom of each email you receive from us.

Third Party Links
You may find links to third party websites on our website. These third party websites have separate privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. However, we welcome any feedback on the suitability and accuracy about these sites.

Your consent
By using this site, you consent to our Privacy Policy.

Contacting Us
HEAL welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us as indicated below.

Health & Environment Alliance
28 Boulevard Charlemagne
B-1000 Brussels
Tel: +32 2 234 3640
Fax : +32 2 234 3649

Changes to our Privacy Policy
If we make any changes to our Privacy Policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 15 March 2013