Legal Notice is a website by ECPAT Belgium, whose headquarters are rue du Marché aux Poulets, 30, 1000 Brussels.

Legal Discharge

ECPAT Belgium strives to offer website users a content that is as complete, clear and up-to-date as possible. ECPAT Belgium cannot be held responsible of potential mistakes and omissions. ECPAT Belgium cannot be held responsible for the content of linked websites.

If you spot mistakes or omissions, please let us know at

Intellectual property

The content of this website is protected by the intellectual property rules to which ECPAT Belgium is subject under Belgian and international law. All rights of reproduction are reserved, including of iconographic and photographic representations. The – even partial – reproduction of the whole or parts of this website on any material or for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of the website manager. Similarly, the content of this website should not be replicated, transferred, published, distributed, amended or uploaded on other websites, documents, or any other material without a written approval from website manager.

All intellectual property rights related to this website, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and patents, are reserved and their use without written authorization from their owner is strictly prohibited. No element from ECPAT Belgium’s website explicitly or implicitly grants a right on intellectual property rights.

Any other use requires the prior and express agreement of ECPAT Belgium. Therefore, for any other use, please get in touch with us.

Respect for privacy

Collection of data

The collection of personal data on this website is subject to the Belgian federal law and the European Community Directive 95/46 of 24 October 1995. We store the personal data provided by visitors (who register, complete a form or donate online) under a confidential database.

Use of data

Visitor data: the data recorded following the subscription to our newsletter are for the sole purpose of that newsletter. The data recorded following the use of a contact form are used, unless explicitly stated otherwise, for this sole purpose.

Donor data: data recorded during a donation (online, via your bank or when signing a European direct debit) are stored under a confidential database whose sole owner is ECPAT Belgium. These data are only used for and by ECPAT Belgium, to keep you informed of our actions.

Transmission of data to third parties

ECPAT Belgium is concerned about your privacy and will treat your personal data with the utmost confidentiality. Your data will in no case be communicated to third parties. Personal data of donors, newsletter subscribers or other users of this website are not shared with third parties.

Online payments (registrations and donations) go through the DonorBox IT service provider. The information collected by DonorBox is only used to perform the online payment transactions available on this website. You can check their privacy clauses on their website

We implement technical and administrative measures to protect your data. These measures prevent unauthorized access, loss, modification or alteration of the data. However, no server or data transmission over the internet can be a hundred percent secure. Therefore, any activity or communication that you make on the ECPAT Belgium’s website is at your own risk. We have the duty to inform you that the secrecy of online correspondence cannot be guaranteed.


A cookie is a text file placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies cannot run programs on your computer. They are granted on an individual base. This website’s cookies can only be read by the website. The main function of cookies is to ease browsing. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. However, it is still possible for you to change the settings of your browser in order to block them.

Our website may use cookies to:

  • remember your credentials. This allows you to not have to re-register your previously completed information.
  • to develop statistics in order to adapt to your behavior as an Internet user.

There are two types of cookies:

  • the first one saves a file that may remain on your computer for a long time even after you turned it off. These cookies can be used to show a user the updates made on a website since his/her last visit.
  • the second is called a session cookie: when you visit a website, session cookies are temporarily stored on your computer. They serve, for example, to identify which language you have selected on the website. Session cookies do not stay on your computer for long, they disappear when you close your Internet browser.

Most Internet browsers allow you to set the browser to block cookies, delete them from your hard drive or warn you when a webpage contains cookies before a cookie be memorized. However, it is likely that our pages won’t work properly without these cookies.

Control of your personal information

In accordance with the law, you have a right to access information you provided us with as well as a right to amend or delete data. Therefore, you may access your data at any time and amend them if necessary via