CITHA Privacy Policy

CITHA is an international association registered under Belgian law. Its mission is to represent the interests of international trade sectors at European and international level. CITHA provides this information site to keep our members and other visitors informed about our activities and achievements.

CITHA is committed to protecting the privacy of all personal information obtained from you during visits to CITHA websites. Our aim is to safeguard the security and privacy of your personal information whilst providing a personalised service that keeps you up-to-date with legal issues and services that meet your individual preferences and needs. By using the CITHA website, you indicate your consent to the collection and use of such information.

We will not collect any information about individuals ("personal data"), except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. Examples of such information are:

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your telephone number
  • Your email address

Each time you access the website, logs are created, processed, and analyzed for statistical purposes, without recording the identity of the individual user:

  • Referrer (page whose link led you to this website)
  • Search terms (using search engines for referrers)
  • The IP address is evaluated to determine the country of origin and the provider
  • Browser, operating system, installed plug-ins and screen resolution
  • Time spent on the page

The aforementioned data is collected based on our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 Sent. 1 lit. f of the GDPR and is processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
  • Ensuring that use of our website is convenient,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability, as well as
  • for further administrative purposes.

We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of any concrete indications of illegal use. The data will be deleted immediately if it is no longer required, but no later than after six months.