General regulation: protection of personal data and cookies

Protection of personal data

The Arenberg Foundation attaches great importance to the protection of your personal data, respects your privacy and complies with applicable laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation.

Mailing list

Via the website, you can register for our mailing list. Your information will never be sent to third parties without your explicit consent. You can deregister at all times.

Social media

Our website includes buttons to promote pages or share pages on the social networks Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. These buttons are created using code provided by the networks themselves. Please consult the privacy policies of these networks to see how they use your information that they collect through this code.

Consulting, changing and deleting information

If you have any questions or wish to know which information we have collected about you, you can contact us at any time via You have the following rights:

  • To receive a comprehensive survey of the personal information about you that we have and what we do with it;
  • To consult the precise information that we have;
  • To correct any mistakes in this information;
  • To delete this information;
  • To withdraw your consent;
  • To make a complaint about any particular use of your information.

It is very important that you clearly inform us about who you are so that we do not change or delete the wrong person’s information.

Making a complaint

If you do not think that we have helped or assisted you in the correct way, please contact us directly. You have the right at all times to make a complaint to the Data Protection Authority.


What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny files that are saved to your computer to remember your preferences while you surf the web. Cookies never save data such as your name, address, age or other personal information. They only save your preferences and interests based on your surfing behaviour. The use of cookies is safe. 
We think it is important that you know which cookies our website uses and the purposes for which they are saved because we aim to safeguard both your privacy and the user-friendliness of our website to the greatest possible extent.

Which cookies does this website use?

This website uses the following cookies:

1. Functional cookies

These cookies are necessary to enable you to surf the website properly. They enable you to use the functions of the website. Functional cookies also enhance the user-friendliness of the website by remembering your choices.

2. Performance cookies

Performance cookies collect anonymous information about the use of this website. This anonymous information includes, for example, the number of users, the time they spend on a webpage, error messages, and the way in which they find their way onto our website. To this end, we use Google Analytics. The information collected is used to make statistics, which provide crucial insight into the use of the website and enable us to further enhance the user-friendliness of the structure, navigation and content of the website. The statistics and additional reports are always anonymous and are never trackable to individual persons. For more information, read Google’s Privacy Policy.

How can you delete or deactivate cookies?

You can delete, deactivate or accept the website’s cookies at any time by configuring your browser settings. To find out how to delete, deactivate or accept cookies, visit your browser’s website via the following links: Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer.