Disclaimer & Privacy Policy

This website belongs to:
Municipal Waste Europe AISBL, Organisation number: 0816.952.509.

By entering and using this website you explicitly agree to the following general conditions.

Intellectual rights of ownership
The contents of this website, including brands, logos, drawings, data, product and company names, texts, images and suchlike are protected by intellectual rights of ownership and belong to Municipal Waste Europe or rightful claimant third parties.

Limitation of liability
The information on this website is of general nature. The information has not been adjusted to personal or specific circumstances and as a result, cannot be considered as a personal, professional or legal advice to the end user.

Municipal Waste Europe puts in great efforts so that the information placed at the user’s disposal always remains complete, correct, accurate and up-to-date. In spite of these efforts, inaccuracies can occur in the given information. Should the rendered information contain inaccuracies or should specific information on or through the website not be available, Municipal Waste Europe will put in the greatest effort in order to rectify this. 

However, Municipal Waste Europe cannot be held liable for direct or indirect damage which results from the use of the information on this website. Should you find any accuracies in the information placed at the user’s disposal through this website, please contact the website administrator.

The contents of the site (left included) can be adjusted, altered or completed at all times without any prior notice. Municipal Waste Europe will not guarantee the proper functioning of the website and cannot be held liable in any way for bad functioning or a temporary (in)availability of the website or for any form of direct or indirect damage, which would result from the access to or the use of the website.

On no account, Municipal Waste Europe cannot be held liable against anyone in direct or indirect, particular or other way for damage caused by the use of this website or other, especially as a result of links or hyperlinks including and without any restriction, every loss, work interruption, damage done to programs or other data of the computer system, software of or other of the user.

The website may contain hyperlinks or pages of third parties or may refer indirectly to these pages. Setting up links to these websites or pages on no account implies the implicit approval of their contents. Municipal Waste Europe explicitly declares it has no authority over the contents or the other characteristics of these websites en can on no account be held liable for their contents or their characteristics or for any other form of damage as a result of its use.

Applicable law and authorized courts of justice
Belgian law or legislation applies to this site. In case of any disputes, only the courts of justice in the Ghent district are authorized.

Data privacy and cookie policy

This privacy policy describes the collection, use and processing of personal data by Municipal Waste Europe (MWE).

What is Municipal Waste Europe?

Municipal Waste Europe is the European umbrella association representing public responsibility for waste.

Municipal Waste Europe is an international non-profit association under Belgian law, registered at address: The Renewable Energy House, 63-67 Rue d’Arlon, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium.

What are my data privacy rights?

You have the right to consult, correct or remove any of your personal data that is in our possession.

Should you wish to consult, complete, rectify or remove any of the information that we hold about you or your organisation, please contact us at: info@municipalwasteeurope.eu.

What personal data does Municipal Waste Europe collect?

The data we collect can include your organisation’s name, job title, first name, last name, telephone number, billing address, e-mail, photo and biography (if you have been a speaker at one of our events) and if you attended one of our events.

How does Municipal Waste Europe collect personal data?

As a Municipal Waste Europe member or an external stakeholder, you may provide us with personal data when using our website, interacting with us on social media or registering for events. Generally, we collect personal data directly from you, but we may sometimes obtain personal data from third parties such as directories or EU institution websites.

Why does Municipal Waste Europe collect personal data?

The information that you provide us with will be used for the purpose of sending you our updates, position papers and invitations to events.

In particular, Municipal Waste Europe processes personal data for the following purposes:

  • For membership management and general administration: Municipal Waste Europe processes personal data of the contact persons of its members for the purpose of administering or informing its membership or for the governance of the association. Municipal Waste Europe also processes the personal data of representatives and contact persons of entities with which Municipal Waste Europe contracts, such as services providers.
  • For publication and advocacy purposes: Municipal Waste Europe carries out advocacy activities. The association therefore processes the contact details of journalists, Members of the European Parliament, officials from the European Commission and from EU Member States, academics, consultants, industry experts and other European associations.
  • For event organisation: Municipal Waste Europe processes the identification details of participants registered to events and conferences it organises for the purpose of managing the registration, invoicing and participation in such events.

How long does Municipal Waste Europe keep personal data?

Your personal data will be kept until such time as you unsubscribe or as long as you are active in your organisation on issues related to the work of Municipal Waste Europe and its members.

Should you wish to withdraw your prior consent, or to consult, complete, rectify or remove any of the information that we hold about you or your organisation, please contact us at: info@municipalwasteeurope.eu.

Will Municipal Waste Europe share my personal data?

As a non-profit organisation, Municipal Waste Europe does not share or sell any personal data to third parties for any commercial purposes.

Personal data may be shared only with members of Municipal Waste Europe for the same legitimate interest and purpose for which Municipal Waste Europe uses them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are files stored on your computer which enable us to track your computer’s use of Municipal Waste Europe’s website.