Privacy Policy

The European Biogas Association (EBA) is committed to user privacy of the site EBA only processes your personal data for the purposes described below.
The publisher of the website is EBA which is located Rue d’Arlon 63-65, 1040 Bruxelles (Belgium) and registered at the Belgian Registry under the nr BE-VAT: 0811.023.928 – phone : +32 24 00 10 89  – email:

All personal information is processed in line with Regulation (EC) No 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (GDPR), the provisions of the Belgian law of 8 December 1992 on private data and information  and the EBA’s IT security and confidentiality rules and this website and the rights and obligations surrounding its use shall be governed by Belgian Law.

The head of personal data processing at EBA is Angela Sainz (EBA Communications Manager).

This Privacy Policy outlines the kind of information EBA may collect while you visit our site and how EBA may use such information. Some of the information we keep on our webserver is information that you volunteer to provide through forms, and some is collected automatically. Unless you volunteer to submit personal data yourself, EBA will not collect any information from which individual visitors can be identified nor will EBA employ any technology that is aimed at identifying a visitor.


Only when specifically requested by website visitors will the information we collect be used to feed automated email marketing software and notify visitors about new content or services on our website. If you decide you no longer wish to receive emails from us, please inform the EBA Secretariat about your wish to unsubscribe by sending an email to: and we will make sure your contact is removed from our mailing list.

EBA will not disclose, share, sell, rent or exchange your personal information to any other organization or entity unless the user is first notified and expressly agrees to it, or as otherwise required and allowed by law.

EBA reserves its right to amend this policy at any time. The privacy policy does not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.


EBA, which is responsible for processing the personal details, undertakes, to the best of its abilities, to guarantee the protection of the personal details through technical security regulations and an adequate security policy towards its employees in accordance with the Belgian Privacy act (Act of 8 December 1992 relating to the protection of privacy with regard to processing personal details).

The EBA only keeps the data for the time necessary to fulfil the purpose of collection or further legitimate processing.

Adequate security measures have been taken to safeguard your information against possible misuse or unauthorized access as much as it is feasible.


EBA measures the performance of its site in order to improve and customize it in favor of our visitors. During your visit, EBA automatically collects and temporarily stores for internal purposes, the following information about your computer and your visit:

  • The domain and host from which you access the Internet;
  • The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the EBA site, if applicable;
  • The date and time you arrived at our website and how long you spent on the website and which pages you visited;
  • Your Internet protocol (IP) address; and
  • Your computer’s operating system and browser software.

In the framework of its activities, EBA may also punctually set up specific Privacy Policy applicable to specific collect of data (as for instance during contests, or events).


You have the right to request access to your personal data processed by the EBA. You also have the right to request the update and correction of your personal data if you provide us with legitimate and valid reason to consider the information is inaccurate. You may request the copy (we might charge you a small fee) and/or the deletion of your personal data which has been transmitted. These rights may be applied by contacting us in writing at the address given at the beginning of this policy and under provision of a proof of your identity.


The website may deposit certain bits of information called “cookies” in a visitor’s computer. Generally, a cookie assigns a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. Cookies can tell us how and when pages in a website are visited and by how many people. This technology does not collect an individual visitor’s identifying information; rather, this information is also in an aggregate form. The purpose of this technology and the information it provides is again to help us improve our website. Most web browsers allow the user to deny or accept the cookie feature. However, please note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain features (e.g. customized delivery of information) available on the EBA site. Further information about cookies can be found at

This website makes use of Google Analytics and/or Universal Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) that uses “cookies”. The information generated by the cookie will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of 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. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser with the hereabove explained results on the access to full functionality of our website. The abovementioned ‘cookies’ may be installed on the hard disk of your computer with the sole purpose of streamlining the site more to the needs of recurrent visitors. These mini files or cookies are not used to check the surf behaviour of the visitor on other websites. Internet browsers such as Internet Explorer® or Netscape Navigator® allow you to block the use of cookies. You receive a warning when a cookie is installed or that cookies can be removed from your hard disk afterwards. Please consult the help function of your Internet browser for this.


The EBA website might provide links to third party sites.

This Policy does not apply to these websites. If you visit these other websites, you agree that the EBA is not responsible for the availability of these sites or their content. We encourage visitors to review the specific privacy policies of those sites.


Any complaint shall be addressed to the Commission for the protection of privacy located at rue de la Presse 35, 1000 Brussels, the competent supervisory authority in Belgium.