Privacy Policy

You are free to visit the website for the Flemish Advisory Board for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Vlaamse Adviesraad voor Innoveren & Ondernemen - VARIO) without sharing any personal data. Only when you register for an event, or for our newsletter, will you be asked to share certain data.  These personal details will be treated according to below policy.

Confidential treatment of details 

The personal details that you have shared with the department will be stored in a secure environment that is not accessible to the public.  VARIO is the agency responsible for the treatment of your data and is located on the Koolstraat 35, 1000 Brussels. 
The file can only be accessed by a few VARIO employees for the performance of their duties. 

Goal of the processing

The data will only be used to contact you for current or future events and to ensure an optimal service delivery. If you do not wish to receive information on future events you can tell the Flemish Advisory Board for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VARIO) by e-mail or in writing at the address Koolstraat 35, 1000 Brussels. 
Each e-mail sent by VARIO also offers you the option of unsubscribing from the list.

Permission for processing

By sharing your personal data you are giving the department your express permission to process your data for above purposes.  The personal data will not be shared with third parties or processed for any other purpose under any circumstance.  Should this be the case the department will request your explicit permission before doing so.

Right of access, correction and deletion of personal data

You have to right to access, update or remove your personal data at any point in time.  Please contact the VARIO office, Koolstraat 35, 1000 Brussels, to do so by calling the number 02 553 24 40 by e-mailing info@vario.be.

Use of cookies 

This website uses cookies. Cookies are tiny files that are automatically saved onto your computer's hard drive and can only be read by this website. Our cookies do not contain any personal data.  They are only used to remember your preferred language and whether you have enabled or disabled textual representation.

Hyperlinks and references

This website contains hyperlinks to websites or information sources that are managed by other parties or organisations.  VARIO has no control over these websites.  Therefore, the VARIO is not responsible for and accepts no liability in respect of the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of (the contents of) these websites and information sources, nor for their availability.

The hyperlinks to other sites do not imply any endorsement of the external site or its contents. The links are provided for information purposes and for your convenience.


The images/photographs/video material show on this website are either owned by the VARIO, or are used under license from an image database.  These images may not be used by third parties, unless expressly authorised in writing by the VARIO. 

If you feel that imagery on this website has been used for which the appropriate rights have not been acquired, then please report this to the webmaster  (info@vario.be).

Further questions? 

Should you have any further questions, then please contact the Flemish Advisory Board for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Vlaamse Adviesraad voor Innoveren & Ondernemen - VARIO), Koolstraat 35, 1000 Brussels.   You can also find more information on the website of the Belgian Privacy Commission.