Athena attaches great importance to the protection of your personal data. From 25 May 2018 the new privacy legislation came into force with this so-called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Athena has taken the necessary actions to comply with the new legislation.

We do everything we can to ensure your privacy.



This Privacy Policy applies to all personal data which ATHENA vzw (hereinafter: "Athena") processes of its members, customers and other interested parties.If you become a member of Athena, make a donation or provide personal data to Athena for another reason, you give your explicit permission to process your personal data in line with this Privacy Policy.
We recommend that you read the Privacy Policy and keep it for your own records.

1. Responsible party

The person responsible for processing personal data is:
Athena vzw, Koniklijkelaan 37 b2, 2600 Berchem, Belgium, BE0408606659
The member/donor management officer can be contacted at or + 32 3 239 12 87.

2. What data does Athena process and for what purpose

2.1 The following personal data are processed in connection with your membership:
a) first and last name, date of birth, sex, marital status, language, passport photograph
(b) address data, if applicable postal address
c) telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, bank account number if applicable.
2.2 The following personal data of camping guests and customers are processed:
(a) first and last name, date of birth, language
(b) address details
(c) telephone numbers, e-mail addresses
2.3 Athena processes the personal data referred to under 2.1 and under 2.2 for the following purposes:
a) Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will be used for contact regarding membership and possible cancellation thereof, registration and deregistration for third-party certifications, for the provision of information requested by you or for handling the information obtained from you,
b) Your name, address details and telephone number will be used to send invitations and information about services and activities of Athena;
c) your name and bank account number will be used to settle payments of membership fees, activities, orders and purchased services.
2.4 Your name and telephone number will be used up to 18 months after termination of the contract to ask you about your experiences with Athena and to inform you about developments of Athena.
E-mail notification (opt-out):Athena uses your name and e-mail address to send you its e-mail newsletter with information about activities, services and other interesting information about being a member of Athena. Basis for this data is the registration form when becoming a member of Athena or your subscription to our newsletter via our website Unsubscribing from these mailings is always possible via the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the mailing.

3. Storage periods

Athena processes and saves your personal data for the duration of your membership and up to 18 months after the expiration of this membership. After that the personal data will be destroyed.

4. Security measures and processors

4.1 In order to protect your personal data, Athena has taken appropriate technical and organisational measures.
4.2 For the processing of personal data, Athena makes use of services of third parties, so-called processors. We have a processor's agreement with the processor.

5. Provision to third parties

Athena never passes on personal data to other parties with whom we do not have a processing agreement. Furthermore, we will not provide the data you provided to other parties, unless this is legally required and permitted. An example of this is when the police request (personal) data from us in the framework of an investigation. In such a case we must cooperate and are therefore obliged to hand over these data.

6. Confidentiality statement

Volunteers and employees of Athena who process or access data on behalf of our organisation have signed a confidentiality agreement.

7. Right of inspection, deletion and complaints

7.1 Through the membership administration of Athena, you can make a request to see, receive, change or remove your personal data. Athena will deal with your request and inform you within one month after receipt.
7.2 If you wish to object to the (further) processing of your personal data as referred to in Article 2, you may also contact the membership administration.
7.3 If you have any complaints about the way Athena processes your personal data or handles your requests, you can contact the Data Protection Officer.
7.4 Any other questions or comments about this Privacy Policy can be addressed to our Membership Administration:

8. Amendments

This Privacy Policy is subject to change. Changes will be posted on the website. We advise you to check the Privacy Policy regularly.