Data Protection Policy

In this website we collect personal information (also known as ‘personal data’) from the contact forms available, through the submission of data such as name and surname and other details. The provision of personal data is required to assist general enquiries about ELFA, to assist existing ELFA members and Law faculties which can be interested in becoming a member, and to people interested in the ELFA Awards.

The European Law Faculties Association (ELFA) is the personal Data Controller since it determines the purposes and means of its data processing. ELFA is incorporated at Tiensestraat 41, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium, with Tax Identification No: 206/5893/1271. Our generic email address is:

Moreover, this data is hosted by a hosting provider, which may act as a Processor of personal data. For further information about the hosting provider, please access:

By providing the personal information you consent to the processing of this data for the specific purposes related to each contact form, including the processing of the ELFA award, the processing of information regarding the Membership and the processing of the contact form. ELFA will not transfer any personal data to other organisations neither to third countries.

The personal data will be stored for a prudential period of time for the purposes for which the personal data are processed.

When you visit we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard Internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site so that we can see what is most interesting for visitors. For information about how Google Analytics uses your personal information, please see and

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. You also have the right to request from us access to and rectification or erasure of personal data. If you wish, send us an email to and we will do as required. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

You have the right of access and accordingly, you have the right to obtain from ELFA confirmation as to whether or not your personal data are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the following information: the purposes of the processing; the categories of personal data concerned;  the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;  where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period; the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;  the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority; where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source.

Right to rectification

You have the right to obtain from ELFA without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.

Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)

You as a data subject shall have the right to obtain from ELFA the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay and ELFA shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; the data subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based according to the fact that the data subject has given consent to the processing point, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing; the personal data have been unlawfully processed; the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.

ELFA shall maintain a record of processing activities including information of the name and contact details of ELFA, the purposes of the processing, a description of the categories of data subjects, the envisaged time limits for erasure of the different categories of data and a general description of the technical and organisational security measures.

This page was last updated in April 2018.


European Law Faculties Association

Tiensestraat  41, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium

Tax Identification No: 206/5893/1271