The Schuman Associates (SA) website (www.schumanassociates.com) is governed by the following terms and conditions. By accessing and using this website you acknowledge that you accept and agree to be bound by these terms of use.

The website contents refer to everything contained in the site including and not limited to text, graphics, images, links etc. The contents are the exclusive property of SA and may not be reproduced without prior permission. All the intellectual property rights associated with this website are the exclusive property of SA. SA does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided in this website. All material is provided on an ‘as is’ basis without any warranties. The website is for your own personal use.

SA applies security measures for the running of the site, however we cannot be held liable for any disruptions, viruses or bugs accessed via the site. Furthermore SA cannot be held responsible for interference or damage to the users systems, computers or software through faults on its website. Use of the website is at your own risk. We will not be liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages. This also extends to  indirect or consequential loss or damage, arising from the use or inability to use this website.

Trade mark, Copyright © 2016 Schuman Associates. Schuman Associates ® is a registered trademark - EUIPO 015298367. You agree not to display or use in any manner any of Schuman Associates Marks without our prior permission. Other trade marks appearing on the website’s pages are the property of their respective owners and are displayed with permission of past and/or present clients.

Privacy policy, please see the details set out here

Governing law, this website and the terms of use are governed by Belgian law. Any conflicts arising out of these terms and conditions shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the courts of Brussels.

We reserve the right to change to modify our terms and conditions of the website at any time without notice.

Enquiries, should you have any questions concerning the terms and conditions of the website please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Schuman Associates Data Privacy Statement

Schuman Associates respects and values the privacy of those who provide their personal data to us. Schuman Associates may use personal data to contact parties with a legitimate interest in attending our events, gathering feedback, etc. We comply with applicable data privacy legislation with regards to processing personal data. This privacy statement sets out our approach to how data is used.

Any person in receipt of mails from the Schuman Associates mailing list will have the option to ‘OPT-OUT’. A link at the end of the mail will allow the recipient to be removed from our contact list.

We do not share, sell, trade or lease the personal data which we receive.

We work with and on behalf of other organisations to create and support events. We will not share the contact details with these organisations. We may on occasion need to cross check names to avoid duplication; this will be done without sharing any contact details such as email or phone number.

Access to data: The individual has the right to request us to share with them the data which we retain in respect of themselves and the right to have this data deleted. Should you wish to receive your personal data please contact us on, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or in writing to:

Schuman Associates

Rue Archimede, 5,

1000 Brussels, Belgium

If you wish to ‘OPT-OUT’ from receiving contacts from Schuman Associates you may do so by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or by writing to:

Schuman Associates

Rue Archimede, 5,

1000 Brussels, Belgium

IT Security: All information shall be kept absolutely secure and confidential behind a firewall and protected systems. Our IT provider Connectis, is in compliance with the GDPR, and the confidentiality / security of data is also assured from an IT architecture point of view. The ultra-secure private cloud is located in Belgium, and CONNECTIS can certify that no data will ever be stored outside the EU.

We reserve the right to adapt or amend our privavcy statement and all changes will be notified via our website.

In compliance with the provisions of article 22.2 of the Law on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (LSSI-CE, according to its Spanish initials) and in accordance with the European Directive 2009/136 / CE, we inform you that this website makes use of cookies.

  1. Definition of Cookies

The website for schumanassociates.com (hereinafter, the Website) uses cookies (small files sent to a browser by means of a web server to record users’ activity in a specific site). The first objective of cookies is to provide faster access to the desired services to users. Moreover, cookies customize the services provided by the Website, providing and offering information of the user’s interest or that may be of interest, according to the use made of the services.

The Website uses cookies to customize and make the user’s browsing as easy as possible. Cookies are solely associated to an anonymous user and their corresponding computer, and they do not provide references that may give way to guessing the user’s personal data. A user may set their browser to send notifications and to prevent the installation of cookies sent by the Website, without affecting the user’s access to the site’s content. Nonetheless, it is worth mentioning that the operation quality of the Website might decrease.

Users that are already registered, in process of registry or opening a session shall be able to benefit from customized services, focused on their profile, thanks to the combination of stored data of the cookies and cookies with the personal data collected upon registration. Such users expressly authorize the use of that information for the aforementioned purpose, notwithstanding their right to decline or deactivate the use of cookies.

Moreover, the Website shall be able to know the services requested by the user, in aims to provide or offer the adequate information in line with the user’s likings or preferences.

  1. Types of Cookies

Cookies can be classified, according to their Permanence, as follows:

  • SessionCookies”: These expire as soon as the user closes the browser.
  • “Persistent Cookies”: These expire according the achieved purpose (for example, to keep the user identified while using Services) or when they are manually eliminated.
  1. Third party cookies used in this Website

In this website we use the following third-party cookies:

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Type

Expiration

Use

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Google Analytics

Persistent

Used to discriminate users and sessions

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Google Analytics

End of session

Used to discriminate new sessions or visits

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Google Analytics

30 minutes

To be used with Urchin (web statistics software)

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Google Analytics

6 months

It stores the source or campaign origin

More precisely, the third-party service providers with whom we have a contracted a service where cookies are necessary are:

Service provider

Aim of service and cookie

Link

GOOGLE Inc.

Statistical analysis of the website: visitors, pages visited, keywords used and others

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

 

  1. Disabling Cookies

Acceptance of cookies in the browser or cookies specific to a service can be cancelled. Modern Internet browsers allow to modify cookies settings which are usually located under the “Options” or “Preferences” section. Additionally, there are add-ons provided free of charge that prevent downloading of Website cookies when an e-mail is opened.

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  1. Changes in the Cookies Policy

The Website may modify the present Cookies Policy based on legislation or regulation requirements, or in aims to adjust the policy to the guidelines provided by the Spanish Data Protection Agency. For this reason, users a recommended to re-visit such policy on a periodic basis.

When significant modifications to the Cookies Policy are made, users shall be notified through the Website or by means of an e-mail to registered users.

 

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About us

Schuman Associates is a Brussels-based, independent, consultancy with more than 30 years’ experience in European funding and public affairs.

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  32 (0) 2 230 7439
Rue Archimède 5, bte 12 B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
 

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