Privacy Statement

 

Preamble

Aware of the importance of ensuring data confidentiality, the FPS Foreign Affairs is strongly committed to the protection of personal data.

As such, the purpose of this data protection policy is to inform you about the commitments and measures taken to ensure the protection of your personal data.

 
Data collected

We take care to collect only data that is strictly necessary for the purpose of the processing carried out.

 
Purposes of the collection

The processing operations are carried out for explicit, legitimate and specified purposes.

The Data Protection Officer of the FPS Foreign Affairs has been informed of these purposes and they have been included in their register.

 
Information for users

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the FPS Foreign Affairs informs you about its processing of personal data. Consequently, the FPS Foreign Affairs informs you:

  • of the identity of the data controller;
  • of the purpose of the processing operation for which the data is intended;
  • whether the answers are mandatory or optional;
  • any consequences of a failure to respond;
  • the data recipients;
  • of your rights to access, query, modify and rectify the information relating to you, of your right to object on legitimate grounds, of the retention period for the categories of data processed.


Data storage

The FPS Foreign Affairs only stores your personal data for the time necessary for the operations for which it has been collected and in compliance with the regulations in force.


Security

The FPS Foreign Affairs ensures the security of your personal data by implementing enhanced data protection through the use of physical and IT security measures.


Your rights

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have the right to access, query, modify and rectify your personal data. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for legitimate reasons.

To exercise your rights, you must send an email to the Data Protection Officer of the FPS Foreign Affairs, accompanied by a scan of your signed identity document, to the following address: dpo@diplobel.fed.be.


Contact

If you have any questions regarding our data protection policy, you can write to the Data Protection Officer of the FPS Foreign Affairs at the following e-mail address: dpo@diplobel.fed.be.