This website is owned by CoESS
Contact details: Chantal Verlaet
Address of registered office: avenue des Arts 56 - Kunstlaan 56, 1000 Brussels
Telephone: +32 (0)473 83 63 59
Email: chantal@coess.eu
Company number: 0665.593.610

By accessing and using the website, you expressly agree with the following general terms and conditions.

  1. Intellectual property rights

    The content of this website, including the trademarks, logos, drawings, data, product or company names, texts, images, etc. are protected by intellectual rights and belong to CoESS or third-party rightsholders.

  2. Limitation of liability

    The information on the website is of a general nature. The information is not adapted to personal or specific circumstances and therefore cannot be regarded as personal, professional or legal advice to the user.

    CoESS makes great efforts to ensure that the information provided is complete, correct, accurate and up to date. Despite these efforts, errors may occur in the information provided.
    If the information provided contains inaccuracies or if certain information is unavailable on or through the website, CoESS shall make the greatest possible effort to rectify this as soon as possible.

    CoESS cannot, however, be held liable for direct or indirect damage resulting from the use of the information on this website.
    You can contact the webmaster if you find any inaccuracies in the information made available on the website.

    The content of the website (including the links) can be adjusted, changed or expanded at all times without prior notice. CoESS does not guarantee the proper functioning of the website and cannot in any way be held liable for the poor operation or temporary availability or unavailability of the website or for any form of damage, direct or indirect, that might arise from access to or use of the website.

    Under no circumstances can CoESS be held liable, directly or indirectly or in any particular or other manner, to anyone whatsoever for damage caused by the use of this website or any other, in particular as a result of links or hyperlinks, including, without limitation, all losses, work interruptions, damage to programs or other data on the computer system, equipment, software or other of the user.

    The website may contain hyperlinks to websites or pages of third parties, or may refer to these indirectly. The existence of links to these websites or pages by no means implies an implicit approval of their content.
    CoESS expressly declares that it has no control over the content or other characteristics of these websites and can under no circumstances be held liable for their content or characteristics or for any other form of damage occasioned by their use.

  3. Applicable law and competent courts

    Belgian law is applicable to this website. In the event of a dispute, only the courts of the district of Brussels are competent.

  4. The CoESS Privacy Policy attaches importance to your privacy.

    If the website user is asked for personal information:

    The processor, CoESS, avenue des Arts 56 - Kunstlaan 56, B-1000 Brussels, respects the European Law of 25 May 2018 on the protection of privacy in the processing of personal data.

    Purpose of the processing

    The personal data you provide shall be used for the following purposes:

    Legal grounds of the processing

    Membership fees, processing of membership fees, which are processed on the basis of consent

    Login data, which are processed based on consent

    Sending newsletters to keep you informed of our activities and member news, which are processed based on consent

    Mailings, to send you the following information: invitations to meetings, minutes of meetings, sending documents, which are processed on the basis of consent

    Rights of the data subject

    You have a legal right to inspect and possibly correct your personal data. You can obtain written notification of your personal data free of charge by submitting a written, dated and signed request to CoESS, avenue des Arts 56 - Kunstlaan 56, 1000 Brussels, chantal@coess.eu. If necessary, you can also request to have any incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant data corrected.

    Transfer to third parties

    Your personal data shall not be passed on to third parties.

    Retention period

    Personal data processed for member management shall be retained during membership activity and/or the issuance of newsletters.


    CoESS can collect anonymous or aggregated data of a non-personal nature, such as browser type or IP address, the operating system you use or the domain name of the website from where you came to www.coess.eu, or to where you are going after leaving it. This enables us to continuously optimise the www.coess.eu website for the users.

  5. Complaint

    The Customer has the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority (Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussels, contact@apd-gba.be).