Privacy Policy

Who we are

This privacy policy explains how the “EnergeeWatch project” may collect, store and process your personal data, for which purpose, and what are your data protection rights.

The Energee Watch website is managed by FEDARENE aisbl, Rue de Stassart 131, BE-1050 Brussels on behalf of the project partners of the Energee Watch project. You can find the list of partners on this link.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect your personal data when you subscribe to our newsletters and mailing lists , when you answer our survey, when you apply to our leanring programme and when you register to our events;
If your organisation is a participant of the Energee Watch programme or network : as such, your personal data will be included in our mailing database to inform you about our activities;

We may collect your personal data from public sources online in the public domain, whenever your professional activity is directly linked to EnergeeWatch’ activities and working areas.

The personal data we may collect, store and process are: your name and surname, your email address, your phone number, your job position and organisation, and your professional postal address.

We may use your personal data in order to:

  • send you emails on our project/network’s activities: launch of the learning programme, invitation to events and webinars, newsletters
  • when you apply to our programme or participate in a public event, the data you provide on our registration forms are used to manage your registration and to enable us to communicate with you for the purpose of the event. Your name and surname, job position, organisation and country might be included in the list of participants if such list is distributed during the event. We do not add your phone number or email address in the list of participants ;

You can unsubscribe from our newsletters and mailing list at any time, using the subscription link that you can find in the footer of every message from us.

Who we share your data with

We might share your personal data with the partners of the EnergeeWatch project for the purpose of the learning programme.

Under no circumstances do we share your personal data with third parties organisations, except if a competent authority demands it or if we have your express permission.

How long we retain your data

Your personal data will be kept with us until 3 years after the end of the Energee Watch project (2026) or until you notify us that you would like your information to be erased.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You can exercise your rights by contacting FEDARENE at


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If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How we protect your data

We will notify you in case there is any breach of security regarding data you have shared with us.

Our data protection policy obliges us to keep all records for five years and, in case of ex-post controls, to make it available to the relevant European Commission Agency, which is in our case the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)