Privacy policy


Following the application, since May 25, 2018, of the General Regulation on Data Protection (RGPD) of the European Union, the EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY THERAPY (hereinafter referred to as EFTA) adapted its privacy policy that you will find below. It governs the processing of your personal data in your relationship with EFTA.

EFTA is committed to protecting the privacy and proper use of the personal data we process and communicate to you. This policy applies to the website www.europeanfamilytherapy.eu, and to the subdomains of the 3 Chambers www.eftacim.org, www.efta-tic.eu, www.efta-nfto.com and applies also when you provide us with data by non-electronic ways.

Please read carefully the basic information on data protection that you will find below.

If you have any questions or doubts about the way we process and use your personal data or wish to exercise any of the rights mentioned, please contact us at or send an e-mail to the following address: EFTA, rue Vilain XIIII 38, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this website or its services, and do not provide us with your information. The use and access to the website, the use of any of its services or the provision of your data will be interpreted as a positive action of your consent for EFTA to process your data for the purposes indicated below.

By using the website www.europeanfamilytherapy.eu (as well as the subdomains www.eftacim.org, www.efta-tic.eu, www.efta-nfto.com) you are deemed to have read, understood and accepted, without limitation or reserve, the conditions of use of the aforementioned website included in this legal notice, as well as the policy of protection of personal data, the use of which constitutes the express and complete acceptance of these terms and conditions and the Personal data protection policy – in the version published at the time of access – without prejudice to the special conditions that may apply to certain specific services of the website, the prior acceptance of which will be an essential condition for access.

In case of disagreement with the conditions set out in this Legal Notice, we advise you not to use the Website and its subdomains, as its use, we remind, implies the acceptance of the legal conditions included in this text.

EFTA reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions that appear on this website, as well as to expand the content, information, etc., at any time and without notice, and therefore advises to consult it regularly.

The person who accesses the website and its subdomains will be the user. To access certain parts of the services provided via the website, the user will have to fill out an electronic form with a series of legal and truthful data.



European Association of Family Therapy – EFTA. Address: rue Vilain XIIII 38 – 1000 Brussels, Belgium. Email: . Phone: + 32-81-310439. International non-profit association registered with the Belgian “Banque Carrefour des Enterprises” (BCE) under the number 0445 794 578.


The main objectives of the processing of your personal data are as follows:

  • Transmission of communications and information related to family therapy by ordinary or electronic ways (via the electronic newsletter in particular).
  • Management of the relationship with the user.
  • Management of the services offered.
  • Response to different user requests
  • Perform administrative tasks.
  • Conduct surveys of opinion and satisfaction.


We process your personal data on the basis of:

  • Your consent
  • The need for a treatment for the execution of the good relationship with you.
  • The legitimate interest of EFTA.


The personal data will be kept as long as the relationship with you is maintained, without prejudice to the fact that you can exercise your right to delete them.


Your data will be processed exclusively by EFTA with the following exception: The data you provide may be shared with EFTA members, organizations that organize EFTA conferences, and entities for which there is a legal obligation.


Here are the rights you have:

  • Right of access, rectification and deletion of data.
  • Right to limit the use of data or opposition to data processing.
  • Right to withdraw given consent.
  • Right to lodge a complaint before the supervisory authority.

To assert your rights, you must write to the head office of EFTA, rue Vilain XIIII 38 – 1000 Brussels, Belgium or write to the following e-mail address , with the following information: Name and first name, address to notifications, photocopy or pdf of an identity document and specification of the right you wish to claim. Please indicate in the subject “Data Protection”.


The conditions of access and use of this site are governed by the legislation in force and the principle of good faith, the user agreeing to make good use of the site.

No behavior contrary to the law, rights or interests of third parties is allowed.

Being a user of the website www.europeanfamilytherapy.eu and the subdomains www.eftacim.org, www.efta-tic.eu, www.efta-nfto.com implies that you acknowledge having read and accepted these conditions and the existing regulations in this area. If for any reason you do not agree with these terms, do not continue to use this site.

Any type of notification and / or complaint will be valid only by written notification and / or certified mail.

Any comments and images associated with them that appear on the website www.europeanfamilytherapy.com are published with the express and signed consent of the persons and / or entities that express them.


EFTA holds all rights in the digital publishing software, as well as industrial and intellectual property rights, relating to the content included and, in particular, to all source codes, texts, drawings, logos, computer programs, animations, databases, trademarks, trade name or distinctive sign, sounds and other graphic or sound elements of the pages of the site. This list is not an exhaustive list, but an example. These elements are duly protected in accordance with Belgian and international regulations on intellectual and industrial property.

No materials published on this website may be reproduced, modified, distributed, copied, published or transferred to third parties without the written consent of EFTA. An action contrary to this text would constitute a violation of the rules on industrial and intellectual property rights.

All information received on the Web, such as comments, suggestions or ideas, will be deemed to be awarded free of charge to EFTA. No information should be sent that cannot be processed in this way.

However, the use of this website is permitted provided that the integrity of the site is respected and that the original source is the current website owned by EFTA, being expressly prohibited any kind of biased use and contrary to its nature.

EFTA reserves the right to take legal action to defend its rights.

All products and services on these pages that are not the property of EFTA are registered trademarks of their respective owners and are recognized as such by our association. They only appear on the EFTA website for promotional and information-gathering purposes. These owners may request the modification or deletion of the information that belongs to them.


EFTA is not responsible for the information and content stored in the forums, social networks or any other means by which third parties may publish content independently on the provider’s website.

EFTA will also not be liable for damages that may result from failures or improper configuration of the software installed on the computer of the Internet user. This excludes any liability for any technical incident or failure that occurs when the user connects to the Internet. Similarly, the lack of interruptions or errors in accessing the website is not guaranteed.

Similarly, EFTA reserves the right to update, modify or delete the information contained on its website, as well as its configuration or presentation, at any time, without assuming responsibility.

EFTA’s interest is that this website operates at maximum efficiency and fulfills the purpose for which it was created, but is not responsible for typographical, formal or digital errors that the website may contain, or for the accuracy of the information it contains, or possible malfunctions or anomalies in its operation. EFTA does not warrant that the Website or the server is free of viruses and is not liable for damages caused by access to the Website nor by impossibility of accessing.

EFTA may facilitate access to other web pages that may be of interest to you. The purpose of these links is only to facilitate the search for available resources via the Internet. However, these pages do not belong to EFTA and EFTA does not review the content. There is no relationship between EFTA and the persons or entities holding these sites and their content.
EFTA cannot be held responsible for any services that may appear on these sites, nor the functioning of the links, nor the use and processing of the data they may make, nor the possible infringements they might nor potential harms arising from the access nor use thereof.

By using this site, we consider that the user has read this document carefully, that he understood and followed its advice. In the event that the user does not subscribe to this data protection policy or the resulting advice, we ask the user not to use our website.

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