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Privacy Policy

Latest revision: May 2023

Introduction is the digital representation of Antwerp Pride Vzw, with registered office at Draakplaats 1, 2018 Antwerp. This digital representation is referred to in this Privacy Statement as "this Website" or "Site".

The "AP Network" refers to Antwerp Pride Vzw, its affiliated organizations, and its related entities.

Antwerp Pride Vzw, is the entity within the AP Network that provides this Website and is hereinafter referred to by the terms "Antwerp Pride," "AP," "we," "us," or "our." Although portions of this Privacy Statement may refer to other entities within the AP network, this Privacy Statement applies only between you and us and not between you and those other entities.

AP is a privacy-conscious organization. We are the entity within the AP network that provides this Website, and in this Privacy Statement we explain how we protect visitor information collected through this Website.

Please note that the individual Web sites covered by the AP Network are provided by other entities and not by us. This Privacy Statement does not apply to those and other websites that may be linked to this Website. We encourage visitors to carefully review any privacy statements of those other websites before providing personal information.

This Privacy Statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by privacy statements specific to certain areas of this Website (e.g., recruitment). For more information about the Internet recruitment process, please review the specific statement applicable thereto. If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact Webmaster Services via 'contact'.

Data collection

As a visitor, you may use the Website without providing personal data. This Website collects only personal data that is clearly and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such data may include, but is not limited to, your name, current position, company address, e-mail address, telephone number and fax number.


We may also store and maintain content provided by you, including, but not limited to, entries on blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications and services we may provide.


We do not collect special personal data, such as data concerning visitors' racial or ethnic background, religious beliefs, criminal records, physical and mental health conditions, or sexual orientation. If necessary, we will seek your explicit consent for the collection and use of said data.

Log data, cookies and web beacons

This Website collects standard Internet log information, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access time and referring website addresses. To ensure proper administration of this Website and the easiest possible navigation, we or our service providers may use cookies (small text files stored in a user's browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow this Website to count how many visitors have visited a specific page and access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data. Additional details on how we use cookies and other tracking technologies and how you retain control over them are provided in our Notice on cookies .

Use of data

You may provide personal information through this Website, e.g., to access specific content, to attend an event through this Website, to respond to a survey, or to request communications about a specific area of interest. In those cases, the information you provide will be used to fulfill your request and to customize and improve this Website and related services provided to you. We may also use your personal information for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or notices about services provided by entities within the AP Network, if we believe they may be of interest to you. We may also contact you to request feedback on services provided by entities within the AP Network or for market or other research purposes.


Your personal data may also be used to protect our own and our users' rights or property and, if necessary, to comply with legal process.


You may request us at any time to stop sending e-mails or messages created in response to personal data you provide through this Website.

Disclosure of data to third parties

We may provide your personal data to other entities within the AP Network so that you may receive information or goods that may be of interest to you, and to conduct market or other research. Personal data may also be disclosed to other entities within the AP Network and others to fulfill your requests.


Although we may provide visitor-related information to service providers who process that information for us, it is not customary for us to share that information with third parties or other entities within the AP Network for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise disclosed at the time of collection.


However, personal data may be transmitted across borders to other parts within the AP network or to third parties for the purposes described above. The foregoing also includes transfers of personal data to countries or regions without personal data protection laws equivalent to the protection afforded to the Website visitor in their country of origin. Nevertheless, in this regard, we will always take appropriate measures so that, in a situation where such a transfer of data takes place, such a transfer of data is always made in a manner involving an "adequate level of protection".


By providing information via this Website, you agree to disclosures as described above.

Blogs, forums, wiki's and other social media

This Website may provide space for various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications or services that allow you to share content with other users (collectively referred to as "Social Media Applications"). Any personal information or other contributions you make to a Social Media Application may be read, collected, and used by other users of that application; over which we have little or no control. Accordingly, we are not responsible for the use or misuse by others of any personal data or other contributions made by you to Social Media Applications.

Data access

Individuals who wish to exercise their rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR / AVG) e.g. wish to view, update data or unsubscribe from communications should contact the Antwerp Pride Data Protection Officer via the "contact" link. Choose "Privacy" under subject and submit your request in the "Message" field. In all cases, we handle requests for access or modification of data based on the provisions of applicable laws and regulations.

Security of data

We maintain technology and operational security of a reasonable standard to protect all information provided by visitors through this Website from disclosure to or access, modification or destruction by unauthorized persons.

Changes in our Privacy policy

We may update or modify this Privacy Statement from time to time in our sole discretion. When we make changes, we will update the revision date listed above, and the updated or amended version will apply to you and your information as of the revision date. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically so that you are always aware of how we are protecting your information.

Privacy protection for children

We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive world of the Internet. This Website is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about persons 13 or younger.

Questions of visitors

If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy when using this Website, please let webmaster services know via the 'contact ' link.

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