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Contact | Secretariaat
Martine Pollier
Zandstraat 324, 8200 Brugge
T +32 50 322 420

Your privacy is important to us. Therefore, we would like to inform you about what personal data we hold about you and what we do with these data. At the same time we would like to inform you about your rights regarding data processing and privacy. All this is part of the European Regulation ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ of 25 May 2018 (abbreviated: GDPR).
Archipel vzw may change or modify the privacy policy at any time. So make sure you check this page regularly.

This website is the property of Archipel vzw
Registered office address: Dracenastraat 33, 9000 Ghent
Address secretariat: Zandstraat 324, 8200 Bruges
Phone number: +32 (0)50 322 420
Company number: BE0434 131 814

By accessing and using the website you explicitly agree to the following terms and conditions.

Intellectual property rights
The contents of this site, including brands, logos, drawings, data, product or company names, texts, images, etc. are protected by intellectual rights and belong to Archipel vzw or entitled third parties.

Limitation of liability
The information on the website is of a general nature. The information is not adapted to personal or specific circumstances and can therefore not be considered as personal, professional or legal advice to the user.

Archipel vzw makes great efforts to ensure that the information provided is complete, correct, accurate and up-to-date. Despite these efforts, inaccuracies may occur in the information provided. If the information provided contains inaccuracies or if certain information on or via the site is unavailable, Archipel vzw shall make every effort to rectify this as soon as possible. Archipel vzw may however not be held liable for any direct or indirect damage arising from the use of the information on this site.
If you discover any inaccuracies in the information made available on the site, please contact the site administrator.

The content of the site (including links) may be adjusted, modified or supplemented at any time without prior notice or notification. Archipel vzw gives no guarantees for the proper functioning of the website and cannot be held liable in any way for the poor functioning or temporary (un)availability of the website or for any form of damage, direct or indirect, which may arise from access to or use of the website.
Archipel vzw may in no case be held liable, directly or indirectly, in any specific or other way, vis-à-vis anyone for any damage attributable to the use of this site or any other site, in particular as a result of links or hyperlinks including, without limitation, any loss, work interruption, damage to programmes or other data on the computer system, to equipment, software or other items owned by the user.

The website may contain hyperlinks to websites or pages of third parties, or refer to them indirectly. The placing of links to these websites or pages in no way implies any implicit approval of their content.
Archipel vzw expressly declares that it has no authority over the content or other characteristics of these websites and cannot be held liable under any circumstances for their content or characteristics or for any other form of damage resulting from the use thereof.

Applicable law and competent courts.
Belgian law is applicable to this site. In case of a dispute, only the courts of the district of Leuven are competent.

Privacy Policy Archipel vzw has taken security measures in accordance with the requirements of the GDPR or AVG to protect the data we hold against loss or unlawful processing. Your data will be treated confidentially and stored on secure servers. For further information, questions or comments about our privacy policy, please contact the secretariat and .

Type of personal data
Archipel vzw may process your personal data when providing the following services: a lecture, activity or meeting, educational activities, newsletter and membership.
The type of personal data that Archipel vzw processes differs per service, namely name, address, place of residence, telephone number and e-mail address. Archipel vzw also collects other personal data relating to its services and the website you use: your IP address and data obtained via cookies (see cookie policy below).
If you want a complete overview of your data, you can request access via

Processing purposes
Archipel vzw only collects and processes data from you that is necessary to:
- conclude an agreement for a service (e.g. registration for an activity);
- carry out the agreed service (e.g. service e-mails regarding the activity);
- inform you about our (other) services (e.g. newsletters, publications) and to tailor this information as much as possible to your interests and personal preferences (e.g. targeted information by e-mail);
- enable and optimize a visit to the website (IP address and cookies see below);
- To carry out market research in order to develop new services and for other purposes related to the general operation;
- To comply with the laws and regulations that apply to us.

Transfer to third parties
Archipel vzw does not share your data with third parties, only with organizations with which it has agreements in order to carry out the purposes described above: providing the website (web hosting), providing a registration system, providing IT infrastructure (IT network, wifi network, cloud solutions, etc.), distributing newsletters and invitations and social media messages, collaborating with partners on specific projects. Archipel vzw makes the necessary arrangements with these parties to guarantee the security of your personal data. Archipel vzw will never provide personal data to other parties with whom we have not concluded a processing or cooperation agreement.

Furthermore, Archipel vzw will not provide your data to other parties, unless required by law.

Storage period
Personal data processed for customer management purposes will be kept for the period necessary to meet legal requirements (including bookkeeping).

Unsubscribing from newsletters
Archipel vzw only wants to offer information about services if you appreciate this. Subscribing to the newsletter or to an activity of Archipel vzw implies your explicit approval (by means of providing your personal data) of this privacy statement and, as such, of the way in which Archipel vzw collects, uses and processes your personal data.

You can also unsubscribe at any time, via the unsubscribe link (add link as soon as the website is online) under our newsletters or via an email to

Right to inspect, correct or block personal data
You also have the right to ask Archipel vzw to allow you to inspect your personal data and/or to correct, supplement or block them. If you have any questions, comments or complaints about the use of your personal data, you can contact the secretariat, Martine Pollier, Archipel vzw, Tempelhof 21, 8000 BRUGGE or via

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Privacy Commission, this is the supervisory authority in the field of privacy protection: Commission for the Protection of Privacy, rue du Peinture 35, 1000 Brussels – .

The use of “cookies”.

During a visit to the site, “cookies” may be placed on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie is a text file placed by a website’s server in your computer’s browser or on your mobile device when you consult a website. Cookies cannot be used to identify individuals; a cookie can only identify a machine.

“First party cookies” are technical cookies used by the visited site itself and whose purpose is to allow the site to function optimally, for example to save your cookie or language preference.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The option not to save the IP address is applied. Google will use this information to track how you use the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

You can set your Internet browser so that cookies are not accepted, that you receive a warning when a cookie is installed or that the cookies are subsequently removed from your hard drive. You can do this through your browser settings (via the help function). Please note that certain graphical elements may not appear correctly or that you may not be able to use certain applications.

By using our website, you agree with our use of these cookies.