Privacy policy

Flanders Image is committed to protecting the privacy of its contacts and visitors to its websites, and regards the protection of personal data as being of fundamental importance. Personal information is held securely and treated with the utmost care. Flanders Image complies with the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act and other privacy legislation in Belgium.

Flanders Image uses this information to fulfil and process agreements with you, to provide other services, for its internal business processes, and to inform you of products and services provided by Flanders Image and by associated organisations such as the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) and Screen Flanders.

The present Privacy Policy applies to the entirety of this website and its aim is to inform you of the ways in which Flanders Image, collects and processes your personal data, and supplies you with information concerning your privacy protection rights and the protection of your data.

Flanders Image Accounts

In order to carry out its promotional activities, Flanders Image (the promotional agency of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund – VAF vzw) may collect information (hereinafter ‘personal data’) concerning you on its online platforms:, and

A cross-platform account can be created by registering on one of these online platforms managed by Flanders Image. This account can, depending on the attributed rights, give you access to all Flanders Image platforms and to particular features such as selections of favourites, production line-ups and screening collections.

During this registration process, personal data is collected that makes it possible to determine your identity, such as your: first name, last name, company name, job title, email address, area of activity and time zone.


The personal data of users of the CONNEXT platform will be processed within the framework of the digital edition of the event that will be held from 10 till 24 October, 2022. Such data will be processed for specific purposes geared towards giving the users the ability to:

  • Access the CONNEXT website and its exclusive content
  • Request and accept meeting requests with other CONNEXT participants
  • Add and save CONNEXT projects to a Favourites list
  • Stay posted on selected CONNEXT projects
  • Recommend CONNEXT projects to industry colleagues
  • Screen finished CONNEXT projects on

The email addresses will also be used to notify participants of any new meeting requests, pending and cancelled meetings, sent recommendations and keep me posted requests.
Your details will not be passed on to non-CONNEXT participating third parties.

If you have supplied us with your email address with the purpose to subscribe to our newsletter, this may be used to inform you of other relevant products and services provided by Flanders Image that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive this information, you can unsubscribe at any time.

Security of processing

In its role as data controller, Flanders Image pledges to take all technological and organizational measures necessary to comply with applicable legal provisions, so as to ensure the security of the personal data collected. Flanders Image shall thus protect your personal data from any alteration, accidental or intentional loss, or non-authorized use, disclosure or access.

Rights of data subjects

You are entitled to view the personal information Flanders Image holds on you at any time. If any information is incorrect, you can ask for it to be changed. To view or correct your personal details, please contact us in writing at Flanders Image, Flanders Film House, Bischoffsheimlaan 38, BE1000 Brussels, Belgium/EU or via with details of your request. Please contact us at this address for any queries you may have about how Flanders Image handles your personal information.

Browsing history, IP address and use of Cookies

Statistical, performance and marketing-related data is collected by Flanders Image when visiting its websites. The purpose of this is to improve the quality of the website and users’ browsing experience and allows Flanders Image to more accurately tailor its services to site visitors.

Flanders Image uses your computer’s IP address for this purpose. The IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you browse the internet. This information can also be used to see how the website is being used and for analysis and reporting purposes.

Flanders Image also uses third-party services such as Google Analytics and Hotjar to collect these statistical, performance and marketing-related data. These services also place cookies and are only implemented by us if they make use of secure connections and apply a privacy policy in line with the European GDPR guidelines.

A cookie is a small data file sent to your computer by a website. The website tells your web browser (eg, Internet Explorer) to store these cookies on your computer. There are two types of cookies: session cookies, which are deleted from your computer when you close your browser; and persistent cookies, which remain stored on your computer even after your browser is closed.

Flanders Image uses cookies to make navigating the website easier and to analyse the use of the website and so improve its quality. Session cookies are also used in this process. Flanders Image uses cookies to collect information about its customers for the purposes of targeted communication, including the provision of service information about, and targeted marketing of products and services provided by Flanders Image, its group companies and, in some cases, third parties carefully selected by us. Your user name may also be stored in a cookie if you are logged on to a Flanders Image website as a registered user. Flanders Image also tracks the use by registered users of the functionalities made available on its platforms such as listing favourite projects or composing a personal line-up.

Refusing cookies

You can refuse cookies by adjusting the preferences of your browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox etc) to disable all or certain cookies. See your browser’s manual or help function for more information on how to do this. If you disable cookies, some services may not be available to you.

Flanders Image and other Flanders Image websites contain some links to other websites. Flanders Image cannot accept any liability for the handling of your information by these parties. For more information, please read the privacy statement (if available) of the website you are visiting.


Flanders Image reserves the right to revise and amend this disclaimer at any time and any revised version will be deemed to be applicable from the first date of publication on this website.

Law and jurisdiction

This privacy policy shall be interpreted and governed by Belgian law, and any disputes in relation to it are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts in Brussels, Belgium.

Brussels, 21th September 2020