Scope of application
You are now connected to the official web site (“this site”) of the World Federation of Advertisers (“WFA”). WFA maintains this site to enable public visitors (“visitors”) and registered-users to access information about its activities and initiatives.
Collection, use and processing of personal data
WFA only collects personal data relating to registered users who voluntarily decided to enter such data and expressly gave their consent thereto. Visitors and registered users are not obliged to enter their personal data on this site. However, access to certain webpages of this site can be restricted to the visitors and registered users who have entered their personal data on this site.
The personal data of the visitors and registered users that WFA collects is:
- Work email address
- Name and last name
- Job title
- Mobile phone number
- Work phone number
- Work address
- LinkedIn URL
When logging in to the registered users’ area, thanks to a username and password, registered users will notably be allowed to:
- Access, change and update their personal details previously supplied by them to WFA (name, organisation, title, email, address and phone/fax number);
- Know the personal details of other contacts, from their own organisation only, that WFA interacts with (only name and title);
- Indicate/change which WFA working groups they belong to;
- Register for WFA’s working group meetings/events.
Disclosure to third parties/transfer of personal data abroad
Your personal data might be disclosed with WFA’s contractual partners, who have access to your data in order to provide services to WFA (e.g. its online domain/website hosting supplier, its database software supplier). WFA does not disclose or share any personal data about you collected on this site with other entities (except in some exceptional cases and only with your previous explicit consent), without prejudice to any statutory obligation to do so by law, official or court orders.
Your personal data are not transferred to any non-EU country.
IP addresses and Cookies
When visiting this site, visitors’ and registered users’ IP addresses are automatically collected by WFA for system administration and statistical purposes in order to optimize the user experience of this site.
Depending on the circumstances, collected IP address data may allow conclusions to be drawn about users’ interaction with this site. However, WFA does not combine IP addresses with other information on the users and cannot relate IP addresses with the identity of the user. WFA solely use IP addresses as such and is not able to identify specific users by way of IP addresses.
Your IP address is logged when visiting our site, but our analytic software only uses this information to track how many visitors we have.
As part of Google Analytics, WFA also uses first-party cookies to monitor traffic to this site. The purpose of these cookies is to understand – at an anonymous, statistical level – who our site visitors are, what brings them to the site and what use they make of it. The longest cookie lifespan of these cookies is 2 years.
WFA does not use 3rd party cookies or non-HTTP Local Shared Objects (LSO) cookies such as Flash or Silverlight.
Confidentiality and security
WFA will store your data safely and, therefore, takes all precautionary measures to protect them against loss, abuse or changes. To try to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, WFA has implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected on this site. You can obtain more information concerning the confidentiality and security measures in place by contacting WFA at Membership@wfanet.org.
WFA’s employees or any of WFA’s contractual partners who have access to your data in order to provide services to WFA (e.g. its online domain/website hosting supplier, its database software supplier) are contractually obliged to keep such information in confidence and may not use these data for any other purpose than performing their contractual missions for WFA.
Your rights and ways to contact WFA
Stored data will be deleted by WFA as soon as WFA no longer requires it for the purposes concerned. In any event, your personal data will be stored for a maximum period of 3 years.
Conforming to the GDPR and the Belgian data protection legislation, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
To the extent required by applicable law, you have the right to: i) have access to your personal data; ii) the right to have inaccurate data corrected or removed, iii) the right to object to the processing of your personal data; (iv) the right to restrict WFA’s use of your personal data; (v) the right to receive your personal data in a usable electronic format and transmit it to a third party (right to “data portability”); and (vi) the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority.
In particular, WFA is committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution of any complaint or concerns about privacy. If, however, you believe that WFA has not been able to assist with your complaint or concern, you have the right to make a complaint with the competent authority of the EU Member State where you reside or work or where you believe that your rights have been infringed.
In these cases, or if you have any other questions or wishes in connection with your personal data, please contact WFA by sending a letter/fax/e-mail or calling at:
World Federation of Advertisers (WFA)
140 Avenue Louise
Tel: +32 (0) 2 502 57 40
Fax: +32 (0) 2 502 56 66