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Privacy statement

This page tells you about what EnergyVille does with personal data, how EnergyVille protects personal data and how you can exercise the rights you have under privacy legislation.

EnergyVille is a partnership between KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt. It has no legal entity on itself.

EnergyVille shall handle the personal data in accordance with the Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (‘GDPR’).


Personal data means any information that is traceable to you as a person. Your name, address or email address are examples of personal data. On the website of the Belgian Data Protection Authority ( you will find more information about personal data and privacy legislation.


Depending in which project of EnergyVille you participate, the personal data that you share shall be processed by the partner(s) organizing and responsible for the project.

For more information on what happens with your personal data, how long it is stored, how it is secured and if applicable with whom they are shared, we refer to the individual privacy statement of the concerned partner(s):

KU Leuven:





Under the prevailing privacy legislation you have various rights you can exercise to keep control of the personal data an organization collects about you and uses. For example, you are entitled to access your personal data enabling you to check whether the data are correct and to make any rectifications if necessary. You can also check whether your data is used lawfully. You also have the right to object to the use of your data.


If you have questions about this privacy statement or you wish to exercise your privacy rights, you can send an email to the DPO of the concerned partner organizing the project on which you participate.

If it is unclear who the organizing partner is, you can contact the DPO of VITO via

If you have any other questions or you wish report a complaint, you can contact us via


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This privacy statement may be changed at any time by EnergyVille without prior announcement. Changes come into effect as soon as they are published on this website.

This page was last updated on 24/01/2020.