Privacy Policy

CropLife Europe (hereinafter referred to as “CropLife Europe”, or “we”), is a membership organisation representing the crop protection industry in Europe. Its members are listed here: https://croplifeeurope.eu/who-we-are/network.

This privacy policy covers CropLife Europe processing activities as a data controller of personal data, including data handling activities for our website. CropLife Europe securely stores data in files and databases at our registered address, Rue Guimard 9, 1040 Brussels, Belgium. These databases are protected against unauthorised access.

Key principles of data processing

CropLife Europe is committed to handle personal data in compliance with applicable data protection laws, including Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (the so-called “GDPR”). Specifically, CropLife Europe commits to process personal data according to the following principles:

What data do we collect?

CropLife Europe collects the following categories of personal data:

How do we collect your data?

CropLife Europe collects personal data when you:

To use most of our website, you do not need to provide CropLife Europe with any personal data. However, we do collect non-personal data through cookies. We may collect personal data with your consent when you:

The purpose for CropLife Europe to process your personal data

CropLife Europe collects and process your data on one of the following lawful basis: consent, contract, legal obligation or legitimate interests. We identify the appropriate ground on a case-by-case basis.

When CropLife Europe processes personal data of its staff, it does so for the purposes of managing and administering, monitoring and supervising its personnel, based on legal obligations under the Belgian Law on Employment Contracts of 3 July 1978 and/or on the necessity to perform its obligations as employer under the employment contracts signed with its employees or under the consultancy contracts signed with its consultants.

We also process personal data of candidates who apply for job positions at CropLife Europe for the purpose of recruitment activities, based either on the candidates’ consent or on the necessity to conclude a contract with candidates that have been selected.

CropLife Europe also has a legitimate interest in the processing of personal data to the extent strictly necessary for the purposes of ensuring network and information security.

As part of its general mission, CropLife Europe processes personal data for the following purposes:

Will we disclose your personal information?

Data collected as part of CropLife Europe general mission may be disclosed with representatives of CropLife Europe members. Beyond the CropLife Europe/members interaction, personal data will not be shared with third parties without your express prior consent. This notwithstanding, we may disclose personal data to service providers supporting the provision of some of our services (website administration, organisation of events, payment processing). When this is the case, third parties only have data on a need-to-know basis for them to complete assignments for CropLife Europe. Third parties are obliged not to disclose or use information for any other purpose.

Data collected from the website will only be used by CropLife Europe to administer the service that you have requested.

Finally, CropLife Europe will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CropLife Europe or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CropLife Europe; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the CropLife Europe website, or the public.

Data retention

CropLife Europe will hold and process your personal information only as long as is strictly necessary to achieve the purpose(s) for which they were collected, or as required to comply with legal obligations.

What are your data protection rights?

CropLife Europe would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every data subject is entitled to the following:

Use of Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the CropLife Europe websites you visit.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

CropLife Europe uses cookies to:

How to manage cookies

Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies can be accepted or declined, and if your web browser automatically accepts cookies, you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

What cookies are stored

WPML

Funktional

Usage

We use WPML for Verwaltung der Gebietsschemen. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Funktional

Name
Expiration
1 Tag
Function
Speichere Spracheinstellungen

Complianz

Funktional

Usage

We use Complianz for Verwaltung der Cookie-Einwilligung. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties. For more information, please read the Complianz Privacy Statement.

Funktional

Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Speichere Cookie-Einwilligungsvorgaben
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Speichere Cookie-Einwilligungsvorgaben
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Speichere Cookie-Einwilligungsvorgaben
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Speichere Cookie-Einwilligungsvorgaben
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store information about cookies that have been detected on the site
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Erfasse die ID für die angenommene Cookie-Richtlinie
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store if the cookie banner has been dismissed
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Speichere Cookie-Einwilligungsvorgaben

WordPress

Funktional

Usage

We use WordPress for Website-Entwicklung. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Funktional

Name
Expiration
beständig
Function
Speicher die Benutzervorlieben
Name
Expiration
Sitzung
Function
Speichere Browser-Angaben
Name
Expiration
Sitzung
Function
überprüft, ob Cookies gesetzt werden können
Name
Expiration
beständig
Function
Benutzer eingeloggt lassen
Name
Expiration
1 Jahr
Function
Speicher die Benutzervorlieben

Elementor

Statistik (anonym)

Usage

We use Elementor for Inhaltserstellung. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Statistik (anonym)

Name
Expiration
beständig
Function
Speichere durchgeführte Aktionen der Benutzer auf der Website

Stripe

Funktional

Usage

We use Stripe for Zahlungsabwicklung. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Stripe Privacy Statement.

Funktional

Name
Expiration
1 Jahr
Function
Beuge Betrug vor

PHP

Funktional

Usage

We use PHP for Website-Entwicklung. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Funktional

Name
PHPSESSID
Expiration
Sitzung
Function
Stelle Funktionen quer über Seiten bereit

CloudFlare

Funktional

Usage

We use CloudFlare for Content Distribution Network (CDN) Dienst. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the CloudFlare Privacy Statement.

Funktional

Name
Expiration
30 Min.
Function
Anfragen von Bots lesen und filtern

Google Analytics

Statistik

Usage

We use Google Analytics for website statistics. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Statement.

Statistik

Name
Expiration
2 Jahre
Function
Zählt und verfolgt Seitenaufrufe
Name
Expiration
1 Jahr
Function
Zählt und verfolgt Seitenaufrufe

Google reCAPTCHA

Funktional

Usage

We use Google reCAPTCHA for Spam-Vorbeugung. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google reCAPTCHA Privacy Statement.

Funktional

Name
Expiration
6 Monate
Function
Spamschutz anbieten

YouTube

Purpose pending investigation

Usage

We use YouTube for Video-Display. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the YouTube Privacy Statement.

Purpose pending investigation

Name
GPS
Expiration
Function
Name
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Expiration
Function
Name
YSC
Expiration
Function
Name
PREF
Expiration
Function

Miscellaneous

Purpose pending investigation

Usage

Sharing data

Sharing of data is pending investigation

Purpose pending investigation

Name
Expiration
Function
Name
ate_widget_fetch_time
Expiration
Function
Name
ubwc
Expiration
Function
Name
e_kit-elements-defaults
Expiration
Function
Name
ate_widget_url
Expiration
Function
Name
loglevel
Expiration
Function
Name
cookieyes-consent
Expiration
Function
Name
WP_DATA_USER_4
Expiration
Function
Name
WP_PREFERENCES_USER_*
Expiration
Function
Name
wordpress_logged_in_*
Expiration
Function
Name
_ga_*
Expiration
Function
Name
persist:hs-beacon-*
Expiration
Function
Name
wp-settings-2
Expiration
Function
Name
wp-settings-3
Expiration
Function
Name
wp_lang
Expiration
Function

Third Party Websites

Our website may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that website. As these sites are not operated by us, we strongly advise you to review the privacy notices of these websites. CropLife Europe is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the CropLife Europe and CropLife Europe family of websites.

Children’s privacy

Our website services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13, and in the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete this information immediately from our services. Parents or guardians who are aware of their child providing us with personal information should contact us immediately.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold about you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email: data-privacy@croplifeeurope.eu
Phone: +32 2 663 15 60

CropLife Europe will aim to respond to data subject requests without undue delay and in any event within 6 weeks of receipt of the request.

This Privacy Policy was written with brevity and clarity in mind. Therefore, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. You may also visit the website https://privacycommission.be to obtain more information concerning the legal framework of privacy in Belgium.