Privacy policy
This website is managed by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation ("We"). This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website. We have two offices – in Japan and in Belgium – your personal information may be shared between our offices.

What information do we collect about you?
If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it. We collect personal information about you when you voluntarily complete a web-form to register for a place at a BRT meeting or to provide feedback or ask a question.

How will we use the information about you?

  • Where you have registered to take part in a BRT meeting, the information you submitted will be used to help organise your participation.
    It will be used primarily by us, but we may also share part or all of it with the BRT co-Chair companies.

  • Where you submitted information to give feedback or ask a question, that information will be used to respond to you.
    We would like to be able to send you information about our other activities and services which we think may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you can opt out at a later date. At any time, you have the right to stop us contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes please email us.

Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information please email us. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is accurate or do not want us to retain. If you agree, we will try to deal with your request informally, for example by providing you with the specific information you need over the telephone.
Please inform us if you think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. We do not use tracking cookies on this website. However, we do use Google Analytics to analyse visitor behaviour. Google Analytics will place cookies are used to collect information - in an anonymous form - about how visitors use this website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The kind of information collected is the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from, and the pages they visited, etc. Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data is available online.

Other websites
This website or documents contained within it contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their privacy policies. We are not responsible for the content of any linked site. The links are provided to assist visitors to this website and the inclusion of a link does not imply that we endorse or have approved the linked site.

Changes to our privacy policy
We keep our privacy policy under review and will present any updates on this webpage. The last update to this privacy policy was made on 27 February 2018.

How to contact us
If you have any questions about our privacy policy, information we hold about you or related issues please email us at

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