Privacy notice

The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is an international not-for-profit association (Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif, AISBL) under Belgian law.

EFG has its headquarters at the following address:

European Federation of Geologists (EFG)
C/O Service Géologique de Belgique
Rue Jenner 13
1000 Brussels
Belgium

Registration number: 687.495.220

EFG is committed to protecting your privacy. When we process personal data, we observe the rules laid down in the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

This privacy notice explains how we collect and use your personal data and which rights and options you have in this respect.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you register for an event organised by EFG or when you subscribe to our services. We also collect information when you voluntarily subscribe to our newsletters, complete surveys, provide feedback or participate in competitions. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to process your inquiry or your order, manage your user account and, if you agree, to email you about other services we think may be of interest to you. EFG will not share your information for marketing purposes with companies, institutions or other third parties without your consent.

Marketing

We would like to send you information about services provided by EFG or other geosciences related information which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please send an email to info.efg@eurogeologists.eu.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us at info.efg@eurogeologists.eu or write to us at the following address: European Federation of Geologists (EFG), C/O Service Géologique de Belgique, 13 Rue Jenner, 1000 Brussels, Belgium. We may make a small charge for this service.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. Therefore, you may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy notice only applies to this website, so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy notice was last updated in May 2018.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

      • By email at info.efg@eurogeologists.eu
      • Or write to us at the following address: European Federation of Geologists (EFG), C/O Service Géologique de Belgique, 13 Rue Jenner, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.