Privacy Policy

The learn4dev Network maintains this website to enhance public access to information about its initiatives and for collaborative use by its members. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate.

GDPR Privacy Notice

This privacy notice provides information about the processing and protection of your personal data.

Processing operation: Learn4dev online platform / Data Controller:  Enabel


This general privacy protection notice (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Notice’) aims to inform you comprehensively in this matter. It outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal data. Please take time to read this ‘Notice’ and become familiar with our practice in the matter. You can also find out more on the website of Belgium’s Data Protection Authority:

As from 25/05/2018, the new Regulation (EU) 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 (General Data Protection Regulation – ‘GDPR’), and repealing Directive 95/46/EC, is in force.

Scope of this ‘Notice’

What is meant by ‘personal data’ and ‘processing’; what is the ‘personal data controller’ and who is the first person of contact or ‘DPO’? Personal data is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This may, for instance, be the person’s name, a photo, a phone number, a code or password, a date of birth or an e-mail address.

Processing consists of any operation that is performed upon personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, storage, adaptation or alteration, sorting, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by supply, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment, combination, blocking, erasure or destruction of data.

Enabel, the Belgian development agency, with its registered office at Rue Haute 147, 1000 Brussels in Belgium, is the personal data controller for the learn4dev network. This means that we determine the purpose and means of processing the data and that we are the contact point for you or for the supervising authority for any question relating to the use of the data. Within our organisation we have appointed a single point of contact, the Data Protection Officer or DPO, who can be reached as follows: Enabel, Data Protection Officer, Rue Haute 147, 1000 Brussels,

Whom does this concern? Our ‘Notice’ concerns natural persons such as members of the learn4dev network, forum/course participants, or third parties (for instance, a person who wants to be informed about our activities). On the other hand, legal persons are not concerned by this ‘Notice’.

What data are collected by the learn4dev online platform?

In order to carry out this processing operation Enabel collects the IP address of the people who visit the website.

When and how are your personal data collected?

Some of your personal data may be collected by Enabel:

  • When you visit the learn4dev website, by means of cookies and other technologies
  • When you subscribe to the learn4dev newsletter;
  • When you contact us through our email address;
  • When you participate in an online course;

When we ask you for personal data, you have the right to not continue with the registration on the platform.

We use your personal data when we have obtained your consent; in which case we process your personal data for the specific purpose(s) to which you have consented.

How do we protect your data?

Your personal data are accessed by those persons only for whom it is necessary for the fulfillment of their tasks. They are bound by strict professional discretion and must respect all technical and organisational prescriptions provided to ensure confidentiality of personal data.

We have put in place technical means to protect your personal data. We thus want to avoid that unauthorised persons can access, process, change or destroy them.

Sometimes the learn4dev website may provide links to other websites (social media, YouTube organisers of events that we support…) with conditions of use that may fall outside the scope of application of this ‘Notice’ and outside our responsibility. That is why we recommend that you always carefully read their Personal data protection notice to find out how they respect your privacy.

Who can access your data and to whom are they disclosed? 

Members of the learn4dev network who act as administrators of the online platform are allowed to process your data. These persons are staff members of the learn4dev member organizations listed below: 

  • Luxembourg Agency for Development Cooperation, LuxDev.
  • The European Commission’s DG for International Partnerships
  • Enabel, the Belgian Development Agency

We also disclose your data to other persons if we are bound to do so because of a contractual or legal obligation, or if a legitimate interest requires so. In such cases, we make sure that: These persons only dispose of data which we have to transfer following a contractual or legal obligation, or which are in proportion to the legitimate interest justifying the disclosure.

We do not disclose your data to third parties for commercial use.

What are your rights and how to exercise them?

You have the right to access how we process your data.

To exercise your rights, just send a request by mail or e-mail to our Data Protection Officer, via: Enabel, Data Protection Officer, Rue Haute 147, 1000 Brussels, e-mail:

If you consider that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the privacy legislation, you can also file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, via: Data Protection Authority, Rue de la Presse 35, 1000 Brussels, tel.: +32 2 274 48 00, e-mail:

GDPR Cookie Consent with Real Cookie Banner