Privacy policy

Invest Europe is committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to its Site (the “Site”). This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) sets out the terms on which Invest Europe processes any personal data Invest Europe collects from you or that you provide to Invest Europe. By using the Site or registering as a Member on the Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate. This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time, so please check it regularly. Any significant changes to this Privacy Policy will be clearly indicated on the Site’s home page.

  1. The information Invest Europe collects

    You are not required to provide any personal information on the public areas of the Site. However, you may choose to do so by completing the application forms on various sections of the Site, e.g. when you want to download materials from the Site, or by providing personal details relating to you in the application form when applying to become a member of Invest Europe.
  2. How Invest Europe uses this information

    Invest Europe will only use the information you provide on the relevant sections of the Site or in the application form in order to (i) process the relevant form, (ii) provide you with access to content (either through the download of materials or by enabling you to access the section of the website dedicated to registered users and (iii) in order to provide you with relevant research, information and commercial materials selected by Invest Europe. Please note that you have the option to opt out of receiving any further research, information and commercial materials by contacting

    Invest Europe will only disclose your information to third parties where you have given your consent or where Invest Europe is required to do so by law or where it is necessary for the purpose of, or in connection with legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend Invest Europe’s legal rights and, as the case may be, those of its partners and members
  3. Logs and Cookies

    Invest Europe is collecting and processing information regarding the browsing by visitors on the Site via its logging system. This information may be analysed and may serve to provide visitors with specific information after their visits of the Site.
    In addition, Invest Europe uses two types of cookies on the Site.

    Strictly necessary cookies - Some of the cookies on the Site are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features. This includes accessing secure download areas of the Site.

    Performance cookies - Some of the cookies on the Site collect information about how visitors use the Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from webpages.
  4. IP addresses

    When you visit the Site, Invest Europe’s server will record your IP address together with the date, time and duration of your visit. An IP address is an assigned number, which allows your computer to communicate over the Internet. It enables Invest Europe to identify which organisations have visited the Site. Invest Europe uses this information to compile statistical data on the use of the Site to track how users navigate through the Site in order to enable Invest Europe to evaluate and improve the Site.
  5. Security

    Invest Europe uses up-to-date data storage and security techniques to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All Invest Europe’s employees and any third parties it engages to process your personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your data.
  6. Your rights

    You have the right to access the personal data Invest Europe holds about you and to have any inaccurate information about you corrected. You also have the right to object to receiving marketing materials at any time.
  7. Contact information

    The processing of personal data in the framework of this Site is done under the authority of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association IVZW / AISBL ("Invest Europe"), registered with the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises in Belgium under number 0424.557.716 and having its registered office at 1050 Brussels (Belgium), Bastion Tower, Place du Champ de Mars 5, being the data controller. To contact Invest Europe, please email

    If you currently receive marketing information from Invest Europe which you would prefer not to receive in the future, please email Invest Europe at

    All email messages sent to and from Invest Europe may be monitored to ensure compliance with internal policies and to protect Invest Europe’s interests.