This project is financially supported by the European Union within the framework of the European Commission’s Consumer Programme.

The ECO- Empowering Consumer Organisations: towards a harmonised approach tackling dual quality in food products” is a European project co-funded by the European Commission Consumer Programme. This website is maintained by the Project Consortium (Adoc, SAFE Food Advocacy Europe and InfoCons). This privacy policy will explain how our project consortium uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.The personal data collected will always be handled in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Belgian Law of December 8, 1992 on the protection of Privacy.

For the purposes of this privacy policy we will refer to the visitors of this website as “you” and whenever the terms “we”/ “us”/”ours” are used it refers to the members of the project consortium.

What data do we collect ?

We collect the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.)

How do we collect your data ?

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online for an event.
  • Voluntarily complete a survey either on the website or via email.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

How do we store your data ?

All personal data held by us is securely stored and treated confidentially.

  •  We will keep your data for one year. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data.

What are your data protection rights ?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request us for copies of your personal data.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request us to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to object to processing – You have the right to object our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Or write to us:
SAFE Food Advocacy Europe
Rue de la Science 14
1000 Brussels


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How do we use cookies ?

Our Company uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use ?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – We use these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 15 January 2021.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at:

Or write to us at:
SAFE Food Advocacy Europe
Rue de la Science 14
1000 Brussels

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Our Company has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.