Full Circle Privacy Statement  


Full Circle, located at Chaussée de Vleurgat 89, 1050 Brussels, is responsible for the processing of your personal data, via its website http://fullcircle.eu.  

Full Circle processes data from the visitors and/or users for the following purposes: 

  • Executing and offering the services of Full Circle; 
    • Member administration; 
    • Program and event registration; 
    • Statistical research; 
    • Direct marketing; 
    • Collecting funds; 
  • Management of requests for information; 
  • Improvement of the operation of Full Circle and the website; 
  • To provide all other services you have requested; 
  • Compliance with applicable legislation. 

You can always request access to - and rectification or erasure of personal data or to restrict the processing; as well as the right to object to processing, the right to data portability and the right to withdraw your consent at all times. 

Personal data are transferred to following recipients: 

  • Processors that provide statistical research and analysis; 
  • Processors who provide hosting of this website and related databases; 
  • Processors who provide payment processing services; 

1. Definitions 

In this Privacy Statement the following terms are defined as follows: 

A.  Full Circle: Full Circle Asbl is registered in Belgium as an ASBL with the enterprise number: 0535.836.314, and with its registered offices at Chaussée de Vleurgatsesteenweg 89, 1050, Brussels.

B. Website: the website of Full Circlehttp://fullcircle.eu, and derivative websites and subdomains developed and administered by Full Circle. 

C. Personal data: Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. 

D. Processing: Any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

2. Processing of personal data 

This Privacy Statement is applicable to all processing activities undertaken by Full Circle, unless further transparency is provided, through e.g. disclaimers, electronic means or orally. 

3.  What information 

Full Circle may process personal data via its website, by including without limitation, the contact form, newsletter form and cookies. This personal data that is actually processed may depend upon the requested services and purposes of said processing. 

Full Circle may process the following personal data pertaining to website visitors: 

 Information about your PC or mobile device and your visits and use of the website, including your IP address, operating system, browser type and geographical location; 

Personal contact information that you provide by using the contact form or newsletter form, such as your first name, last name,email address and newsletter subscription preferences; 

Any other information that you choose to provide, by any means. 

Full Circle may process the following personal data of its (prospective) members and subscribers: 

  • Personal contact information that is provided to us, such as your first name, last name, email address, telephone number, mobile number, payment information; 
  • Financial identification data such as bank account number in order to e.g. process membership fees; 
  • Occupation and employment data; 
  • Direct marketing preferences; 
  • Membership details; 
  • Survey data; 
  • Any other information that you choose to provide, by any means. 

Full Circle may process the following personal data of survey participants: 

  • Personal contact information that is provided to us, such as your first name, last name, email address, telephone number, mobile number, payment information; 
  • Any other information required in the survey for research purposes. 

In addition, Full Circle may process personal data that it has received from third parties relating to you, i.e. when a colleague or your organization signs you up for our membership. 

Full Circle attaches great importance to respecting and protecting your privacy and the confidentiality and safety of your personal data. 

By accessing this Website and/or disclosing your personal data you expressly consent to the processing of personal data in accordance with the conditions set out in this Privacy Statement. 

The Personal data is processed in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter ‘GDPR’). These regulations are hereinafter commonly referred to as ‘Data Protection Regulation’. 

In this regard Full Circle acts as the data controller for the purposes of this Privacy Statement, meaning that it determines the purposes and means of processing of personal data. 

4. Purposes of processing 

Full Circle collects and processes personal data for one or multiple of following purposes: 


Legal basis 

Member administration; 

Performance of a contract 

Program and event registration; 

Performance of a contract 

Direct marketing; 

Consent/ legitimate interests 

Collecting funds; 

Performance of a contract 

If Full Circle wishes to use personal data for a new purpose Full Circle will request your consent prior to this new use, unless such processing is required by union or national law. 

When the processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. 

5. Transfers of personal data 

We do not give, rent or sell your personal data to third parties to use for their own purposes. 

Within Full Circle, the data is passed on only to employees on a ‘’need-to-know’ basis. 

Full Circle can make use of data processors to process your personal data. Data processors are natural or legal persons, public authorities, agencies or other bodies which process personal data on behalf of Full Circle.  

Full Circle can transfer the personal data to the following (categories of) recipients: 

  • Processors that provide statistical research and analysis; 
  • Processors who provide hosting of this website and related databases; 
  • Processors who provide payment processing services; 

Personal data may be processed by these recipients outside the European Economic Area, Full Circle will make sure appropriate safeguards are implemented. You can obtain a copy of the guaranteed measures upon written request. 

Full Circle may alter its corporate structure by changing legal form, merger, acquisitions and sale of affiliates, in such transactions Personal data will be passed on in accordance with this Privacy Statement and applicable data protection law. 

6. Personal data storage duration 

Full Circle will store the personal data for following periods: 

Personal data 


Identification data 

Start date of tracking + 5 years thereafter 

Account data 

Duration of Full Circle membership + 5 years thereafter 

Electronic identification data 

For a period of 5 years after receipt thereof. 

Financial identification data and financial transactions 

For a period of 7 years after receipt thereof. 


Duration of ISN membership + 5 years thereafter 

Membership details 

Duration of Full Circle membership + 5 years thereafter 

Personal details 

Duration of Full Circle membership + 5 years thereafter 



Survey data 

For 1 year after receipt thereof for evaluation services and thereafter for the duration of the ISN membership + 5 years thereafter 

Any information the subjects wish to share 

Duration of Full Circle membership + 5 years thereafter 

7. Your rights 

You are entitled to request from us access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability. For this purpose you should send your dated and signed request to Full Circle, Chaussée de Vleurgatsesteenweg 89, 1050, Brussels enclosing a copy of your identity card1, or you can contact Full Circle via email at gdpr@fullcircle.eu and finish your email with an electronic signature. 

Within one month of the submission of the request, you will be informed of the follow-up of your query. 

You have the right to withdraw your consent for a particular processing activity at any time, without this affecting the lawfulness of the processing on the basis of the consent before its withdrawal. In case you have given your permission to receive newsletters and advertising, you can withdraw it by changing your account settings or using the "unsubscribe / unsubscribe" link in the communication. 

Finally, you have at all times the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority. 

You have the right to obtain human intervention on the part of Full Circle, to express your point of view and to contest the decision. 

8.  Anonymous data 

Full Circle is permitted to collect non-personal and anonymous data when the website is visited and anonymize personal data. This data does not allow Full Circle to proceed to identify an individual person and this data can be shared with third parties, including for statistical purposes. 

9. Cookies 

This website makes use of cookies to enhance the browsing experience. For more information regarding the use of cookies, please refer to our Cookie Statement. 

10.  Changes 

Full Circle reserves the right to continually update this Privacy Statement. 

This Privacy Statement was last updated: 2 September 2021. 

11.  Miscellaneous 

If any of the provisions of this Privacy Statement would be wholly or partially annulled by a binding decision, this shall have no effect whatsoever on the other provisions of this Privacy Statement. Full Circle is entitled to modify or replace such a provision by another provision which, within legal limits, has the same effect. 

The failure of Full Circle to demand strict compliance with the provisions of this Privacy Statement shall not be construed as a waiver or rejection thereof. 

12. Applicable law 

By visiting the website and thus expressly accepting this Privacy Statement and the conditions therein, you agree that any dispute or claim relating to this Privacy Statement and the processing of personal data shall be governed by Belgian law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Brussels (Belgium). 

13.     Contact 

If you have any questions or comments regarding the policy concerning the processing of personal data after reading this Privacy Statement, please contact the contact person at the address Chaussée de Vleurgatsesteenweg 89, 1050, Brussels or you can contact Full Circle via email at gdpr@fullcircle.eu. 

Please send requests for additional general information concerning the protection of personal privacy to the Belgian Data Protection Authority at this address, Rue de la Presse 35 B-1000 Brussels telephone number: +32 (0)2 274 48 00 or via email at commission@privacycommission.be (www.privacycommission.be). 

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