Privacy Policy

This privacy policy, drawn up in compliance with provisions set forth in EU Regulation 2016/679 "General Data Protection Regulation", provides persons who use the website with information on the processing of personal data, within the scope of services provided by EFCCA - European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations.

Data Controller

The Personal Data Controller is EFCCA - European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations, based in Rue des Chartreux, 33 - 35, 1000 Brussels (BR) - Belgium, VAT 0459814543, telephone +32 25408434,

Purposes of processing

Users are not required to disclose any personal information in order to browse the website. The website collects browsing data in aggregate form only.

Any voluntary sending of emails to addresses displayed on the website will result in the acquisition of the sender's address and any other information contained in the message. Such personal data will be used for the sole purpose of executing the requested service and will be processed in full compliance with the principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency, in order to guarantee the security and confidentiality of the interested parties.

Processing methods and duration

All data disclosed voluntarily by the user is processed in compliance with privacy legislation and using automated instruments, for the time strictly necessary to pursue and fulfil the purpose of its collection.
The controller adopts all the most appropriate safety measures in order to prevent any risk of deletion or loss of data, even accidental, or any unauthorised access or processing which is not permitted or does not comply with the purpose of collection.

Optional nature of data submission

The user's conveyance of personal data is always optional.

Scope of data processing

Personal data disclosed by the user is processed by the data controller only. Therefore no disclosure, distribution to third parties, or transfer to non-EU countries is envisaged.


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Users' rights

Pursuant to art. 13 of Regulation 2016/679, the user has the right to obtain access to personal data, its amendment, deletion, as well as to limit and oppose processing. In order to exercise these rights, the user can submit a special request via email to or by post to the following address: EFCCA - European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations, Rue des Chartreux, 33-35, 1000 Brussels (BR) - Belgium.

The user also has the right to submit complaints to the Personal Data Protection Authority if they believe that their data has been processed in violation of provisions set forth in Regulation 2016/679.

Date of last modification: May 29, 2018