Website Cookie & Privacy Policy

Introduction

In this Privacy Policy, WEEE Forum (“we” or “us”), provide information about how we
collect, use, disclose, and transfer Personal Data from our website visitors (“you”) through
I4R platform’s website available at (“Site”).

“Personal Data” is any data relating to an identified or identifiable individual.

I. Information we collect and how we use it

a. Information we collect directly from you

  • Registration for the Platform. We collect Personal Data from recyclers and preparation for reuse organizations (“Users”) when they register for the I4R platform, such as first and last name, email address, company name, country, phone number, user name, and password. We use this information to provide Users with access to the I4R platform.

  • Communications. We may also use your name, email address and phone number to contact you about I4R platform updates.

  • Contact us. You may provide us with Personal Data when you communicate with us via the Site.

b. Information we collect automatically

We use cookies to automatically collect information about website users when they navigate on our Site. Cookies are small text files placed on your web browser by websites that you visit while browsing the Internet. Cookies are widely used to help make websites work efficiently as well as to analyse traffic on websites. Cookies also allow websites to tailor information to individuals based on browsing preferences. You can enable, disable or delete cookies through your Internet browser. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser. However, if you choose to disable cookies, some features of our Site may not work properly.

What cookies do we use?

  • Strictly necessary cookies. Some cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to browse on our Site and use its features.

  • Performance cookies. We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about the use of our Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. This helps us improve your browsing experience. Google Analytics analyses your interaction with our website and stores information about IP address, operating system, web browser, pages visited, demographics of the users, the device used, and where the visit originated. Google provides certain privacy options and choices in this regard, which are described here.

II. How we disclose your information

We do not sell or otherwise disclose Personal Data we collect about you, except as described in this Privacy Policy or as we disclose to you at the time the Personal Data is collected. We may disclose your Personal Data in the following circumstances:

  • We may share your Personal Data within I4R Platform founding participants (DIGITALEUROPE and CECED), to which it is reasonably necessary or desirable for us to disclose your Personal Data in order to carry out the above-mentioned purposes.

  • We may share your Personal Data with third party service providers who provide services on our behalf. These third parties may have access to or process your Personal Data as part of providing services to us.

  • Your registration information as a User may be disclosed to other Users in the context of I4R platform’s related communications

  • We may preserve and disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with applicable laws, in response to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena, warrant or request, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies.

  • We also reserve the right to preserve and disclose your Personal Data that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to (i) take precautions against liability, (ii) protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (iv) protect the security or integrity of the Site and any facilities or equipment used to make the Site available, or (v) protect our property or other legal rights (including, but not limited to, enforcement of our agreements), or the rights, property, or safety of others.

  • If you consent to our disclosure of information to a third party, such as business partners, or as otherwise authorised under applicable law.

  • Your Personal Data may be disclosed and otherwise communicated to an acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which Personal Data is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets.

In addition, we may collect, use and share anonymous data such as statistical information about the use of the Site.

III. Links to other websites

The Site contains links to third-party websites which are not managed by WEEE Forum / I4R Platform. Any Personal Data you provide on third-party websites is subject to those third-parties’ privacy policies. We are not responsible for the practices and policies of such third-party websites.

IV. Information security

We use organisational and technical security measures that are designed to protect your Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, or any other unlawful form of processing.

Data will be stored as long as the I4R platform is available online or until the user requests to be deleted from the system or performs such deletion himself.

V. Your rights

If you would like to update the Personal Data provided when registering as a User on the Site, please contact the Platform Manager or cancel your account.

Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request access to and receive information about the Personal Data we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Data, and have the Personal Data blocked or deleted, as appropriate. You also may have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data and withdraw your consent to our processing of your Personal Data at any time. The right to access Personal Information may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. Please note that you may not be able to benefit from all features of the Site if you request the deletion of your Personal Data, object or withdraw your consent to the processing your Personal Data.

If you would like to exercise your rights or withdraw your consent, please contact us by the means provided at the conclusion of this Policy.

VI. Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may make periodic changes to this Privacy Policy, which we will post to this page, without notice. We will indicate in this Privacy Policy the date of the latest revision. All changes will be effective from that date. However, in the event that any modifications to this Privacy Policy materially alter your rights or obligations hereunder, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the change and, where required by applicable law or as we otherwise deem appropriate, to obtain your consent.

VII. How to contact us

WEEE Forum is the entity responsible for Personal Data collected on the Site. If you would like to exercise your rights or if you have questions regarding the Personal Data we collect, you can send us an email at info@weee-forum.org.

Or write to us at:

WEEE Forum
BluePoint business centre, Auguste Reyerslaan 80, B-1030 Brussels