Privacy Policy

The Brussels Choral Society (BCS), headquarters at Rue des Aduatiques 48, 1040 Brussels, Belgium, registration number BE.0435.758.246 is the controller of the personal data collected by the BCS via its website and via other channels, including the personal data of its members.

The BCS commits to respect the privacy of its contacts and its members and describes hereunder its privacy practices.

The personal information you provide to the BCS will be used and stored as follows:

Data collection and use

The BCS collects personal information you provide to deliver different services such as information newsletters and information on concerts (called hereinafter the Service). The Data are collected based on the BCS’s legitimate interest to keep you updated of the BCS’s activities. The BCS also collects personal information about its members for internal communication purposes, and about professional contacts for the organisation of concerts, workshops, partnerships, and the development of promotion material.

The BCS strives to limit the amount of personal information collected to what is necessary for the intended purpose of the collection.

Cookies

The BCS 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 and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.

Such information will not identify you personally it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.

Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general Internet use by using a cookie file. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser.

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.

Transfer of data

The BCS will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. Your data will not be rented or sold to anyone.
No data is stored or transferred outside Europe except in the case where we use a contracted data processor operating under the EU-US or EU-Swiss Privacy Shield Framework.

Service Providers

The BCS may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

    • To facilitate our Service;
    • To provide the Service on our behalf;
    • To perform Service-related services; or
    • To assist us in analysing how our Service is used.

These service providers include: Microsoft, Mailchimp, Surveymonkey, Eventbrite, Dropbox etc. We only choose third-party companies that are GDPR compliant.

Controlling your personal information

Your personal information is fully accessible by contacting the BCS at the email address info@brusselschoralsociety.com.

If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the address info@brusselschoralsociety.com. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

If you want to be completely removed from our database or if you want a restriction of your data processing, please send an email to info@brusselschoralsociety.com or alternatively you can use the unsubscribe button which may be contained in the communication. If you are a member of the BCS, be aware that the fact that you ask to be removed from our database or to limit our access to your data may make us unable to convene you to rehearsals, workshops, concerts and other meetings. It may therefore make it impossible for you to participate in the activities of the association.

If you are concerned that we have not complied with your legal rights or applicable privacy laws, you may contact the CPP (Commission for the Protection of Privacy at www.privacycommission.be) (which is the regulator responsible for data protection in Belgium).

Alternatively, if you are located outside of Belgium, you may contact your local data protection authority.

Period of storage

Data collected will be retained for as long as it is necessary and serves its intended purpose. The BCS commits to review the need to retain or delete the data periodically.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information both online and offline. Only Board members who need the information in the context of their responsibilities are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Update

We may update this policy from time to time. The latest version is available on this page and has been published on (October 2019). We advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contact

If you have any questions about this policy, please email to info@brusselschoralsociety.com or write to: BCS, rue des Aduatiques 48, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium.

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Thursdays, 19:30-22:00
Institut Saint Boniface
Rue du Conseil 59
1050 Ixelles
Brussels Choral Society ASBL
Rue des Aduatiques 48
1040 Brussels
CBE nr: BE 0435.758.246.