Personal data is used in COFACE for the implementation of its different activities: expert meetings, seminars, communication campaigns, news dissemination, website monitoring, statutory body meetings, research, trainings, and more.

Definition of personal data

Personal data are all data allowing for the identification of an individual. This includes gender/name/surname/profession/postal & e-mail addresses/ phone number/fax number, videos, photos, ID numbers, bank accounts and more.

Personal data use by COFACE Families Europe

The data we collect through our activities is used by the authorised COFACE staff members or sub-contractors, as well as members of the COFACE Executive Buro who are involved in the implementation of activities. The data is processed when necessary in order to provide a requested service (e.g. to send our monthly news to our mailing list, to refund travel arrangements, to manage conference participation). Photos/presentations/live web-streaming and/or audio and video recording of speakers, participants and organisers might be used on our website and social media channels for COFACE communication activities. Opt-out options are always given.

This website

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly, with current information and reliable weblinks. This website uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.


This policy is updated periodically. The latest version is available on this page and has been published in November 2021. We advise you to review this page regularly for any changes.

Have your say

If you want to update any of your contact details, you can let us know.
You have the right to be ‘forgotten’.
You can access any of your personal data that are processed by COFACE, view the data and correct or delete any data that are incorrect or incomplete.

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