Privacy Policy

This is Direct Selling Europe’s (DSE) web site. This AISBL is registered as a not for profit association under Belgian legislation governed by the provisions of Title III of the Belgian law of 27 June 1921 on non-profit organizations, international non-profit organizations and foundations, as amended by the law of 2 May 2002.under the number 0890.404.471. Our postal address is Avenue de la Toison d’Or 51 in 1060 Brussels.

The privacy policy describes the ways we collect, store, use and protect your personal information. You accepted this policy when you signed up for our online services (newsletter, e-mail, online forms, user connection). We may amend this policy at any time by posting a revised version on our website. The revised version will be effective at the time we post it without any specific information.

How we collect information about you

When you visit the DSE web site, we collect your IP address and standard web log information, such as your browser type and the pages you accessed on our website. This is done automatically to feed our statistics.
If you open a member account, we collect the following types of information from you:

  • Contact information - your name, address, phone, email and other similar information.
  • Business information – the name of your company, its address, phone, etc.

Before permitting you to use our service, you’re asked to read our Terms of use.
Then, if you accept our terms of use, and before being registered as a member, we may require you to provide additional information we can use to verify your identity or address or manage risk, such as your date of birth or other information. We may also obtain information about you from third parties such as online information and identity verification services.

How we use cookies

When you access our website, we, or companies we hire to track how our website is used, may place small data files called "cookies" on your computer.

We send a "session cookie" to your computer when you log in to your account. This type of cookie helps us to recognize you if you visit multiple pages on our site during the same session, so that we don’t need to ask you for your password on each page. Once you log out or close your browser, this cookie expires and no longer has any effect.

We also use longer-lasting cookies for other purposes such as to display your e-mail address on our sign-in form, so that you don't need to retype the e-mail address each time you log in to your account.

We encode our cookies so that only we can interpret the information stored in them. You are free to decline our cookies if your browser permits it, but doing so may interfere with your use of our web site.

How we protect and store personal information

Throughout this privacy policy, we use the term "personal information" to describe information that can be associated with a specific person and can be used to identify that person. We do not consider personal information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not identify a specific user.

We store and process your personal information on our servers in Europe, and we protect it by maintaining physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in compliance with applicable European’s regulations. We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorize access to personal information only for those employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities.

How we use the personal information we collect

Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. We may use your personal information to:

  • provide the services and user support you could request;
  • resolve troubleshoot problems;
  • prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our terms of use;
  • customize, measure, and improve our services and the content and layout of our web site;
  • compare information for accuracy and verify it with third parties.

For any information, question or claim on Direct Selling Europe’s privacy policy, please e-mail us.

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