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Privacy Policy

The Bruges Triennial respects the privacy of its website visitors. We comply with the Belgian law of 8 December, 1992 regarding the processing of personal data, amended by the law of 11 December, 1998, which takes into account the European Directive of 24 October, 1995. We also observe the guidelines of the latest European privacy legislation, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). This regulation has been in force since 25 May, 2018.

Visitors who register via this website, grant the Bruges Triennial permission to process and use their personal data, in accordance with the privacy policy detailed here below.

1. When and how do we collect personal data?
  •  When you subscribe to the Bruges Triennial digital newsletter.
  • When you register for a Bruges Triennial activity.
  • When you visit us, via a computer, smartphone, tablet or another device, we use cookies to collect information about your use of our website (for statistical purposes).
2. We store the following information:

We retain your data for as long as we deem it necessary. If you wish, you can have your data deleted. See: 5. What if you do not consent…?

  • Your contact details. Identification data such as your family name, first name, email address and postcode are required. The data you enter when registering is stored in the Bruges Triennial database.
  • When you use our website, we can store information about your browser and IP address (an IP address is a number used to locate your computer, you need this IP address to visit websites). We are able to see from which site you have come to us, which features you have and have not used on our site, and to which site you go when you leave our website. Your country of origin, browser type and the type of device with which you are visiting our website are also registered. This data is used for statistical purposes. It helps us to tailor the use of our website to its users and thus to improve user comfort.
3. We use your data:
  • To inform you about the activities and services of the Bruges Triennial. We do this via invitations and newsletters.
  • For registration for our events and to contact you if there are any changes or cancellations.
  • For statistical purposes. We analyse your surfing behaviour to help us to make informed decisions about our services and activities. This analysis gives us a more detailed picture of how you are using our current services and helps us to give you a smoother and more personalised experience.
4. Where is your data stored?

Your data is stored in a high security data centre, managed by the website provider. This website provider cannot use your data under any circumstances.

5. What if you do not consent to our use of your data?

If you wish to withdraw your consent to our use of your personal data, please contact us in writing. See: 6. How can you contact us?

  • If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, you can unsubscribe by clicking the link at the bottom of the newsletter or by sending an unsubscribe email to: info@triennalebrugge.be
    We will then delete you from our mailing list.
  • You can also opt to have your data completely deleted from our database (anonymisation). If that is your wish, please contact us. We will then delete you from our database.
  • Cookies can be disabled via your browser settings.
6. How can you contact us?

Triënnale Brugge, Lange Vesting 112, 8200 Brugge +32 (0)50 45 50 02 | info@triennalebrugge.be

7. What if this privacy policy is updated?

This privacy policy may be updated or amended. If any changes are made, we will notify you, as required by law. We will also post an updated version on our website. This updated version will have a different date to the one below. Please check our website regularly for updates.
This privacy statement was last updated on 1 May, 2019.