Privacy policy & Terms of use

Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

By using this website, the user (you) expressly agree to the privacy policy and all the terms of use detailed on this page.
FSE keeps its privacy policy and its terms of use under regular review and places any updates on this web page. They were last updated on 1st September 2019. is owned by the Federation of Screenwriters in Europe (FSE), an international non-profit association established under Belgian law (aisbl 0478.454.478).

Legal address : FSE c/o UNI-Europa
Rue Joseph II, 40
1000 Brussels
Email: office (at)


This website is hosted by OVH.
It was designed by Romain Deschambres.
Contents are written and uploaded by the Federation of Screenwriters in Europe.


A. Privacy Policy


Your rights

At FSE, we care about the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which defines your personal rights :

  • right of access: you can request to access information that we hold.
  • right to rectification: you can request correction, addition or amendment of data we hold.
  • right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’): you can request deletion of your data.
  • right to restriction of processing: you can obtain restriction of your data.
  • right of data portability: you can request the exportation of your data to another controller.
  • right to object: you can request to object against specific types of processing.

If you have any questions about FSE’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or if you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at office (at)


Information collection and use

This is how FSE uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

1) When you subscribe to our newsletter via the online form, you voluntarily give us your first name, last name and an email address.
We use these personal data exclusively to send you information about the activities of the Federation of Screenwriters in Europe in the form of newsletters (group mailing processed by Mailchimp).
You can contact us it you want to modify or delete your personal data at office (at)

2) We give access to the Members’ Area to a limited number of people nominated by the FSE member guilds. To create a user account, we use some of the personal data provided directly to us by each member guild : first name, last name and email address. We guarantee that the personal data collected to create users’ accounts will not be used for other purposes.
The users of the Members’ Area have access to their user account online where they can update their personal data. They can contact us if they want to delete their user account at office (at)
Users are responsible for keeping the password they use for accessing the Members’ Area of our website strictly confidential. They will not allow any other person to use their account to access the website.

We will never use information you provide for other purposes than those described above.


Data controller

Personal datas are controlled by the Federation of Screenwriters in Europe:
FSE c/o UNI-Europa, Rue Joseph II, 40, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Email: office (at)

We will take appropriate technical and organizational precautions to store and secure your personal data.

Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.


B. Cookies Policy


What is a cookie?

Cookies are files containing information about your browsing activity. Whenever you visit, our website sends cookies to your computer, smartphone or other device. Your device automatically stores the cookies in a file located inside your web browser during a limited period of time. Cookies can be removed in two ways: automatically, when they expire, or when you manually delete them.

More information here.


What types of cookies do we use?

FSE website uses strictly necessary cookies (ex. account login) and functionality cookies (ex. your preferences). When you visit our website, we ask for your consent to accept these cookies. You can set your browser not to accept cookies. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Our cookies have a one-month validity.

To this date, FSE does not use cookies for analysis purposes (such as “Google Analytics”) or for advertising and marketing purposes.


C. Terms and conditions of use

The following terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website. By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full.


1. Copyright

The photographs, videos, texts and illustrations published on are the property of FSE or have been the subject of assignment of rights. may contain hypertext links to pages or sites whose content cannot bind FSE.
Hypertext links to our site are welcome when they come from sites that comply with the legislation in force.


2. Restrictions

The user is restricted from using this website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this website or the access from other users. The user is also restricted from using this website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the website, or to any person or business entity.


3. Confidentiality

Any username and password the user may have for this website are confidential and the user must maintain confidentiality of such information.


4. No warranties

This website is provided “as is”, with all faults, and the website owner makes no express or implied representations or warranties, of any kind related to this website or the materials contained on it.


5. Limitation of liability

In no event shall the website owner, nor any of its officers, directors, employees and subcontractors, be liable to the user or any other parties for any direct, indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to the user’s usage of this website.


6. General

If any provision of these terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole.

The website owner is permitted to revise these terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this website the user is expected to review them on a regular basis.


7. Governing Law & Jurisdiction

Any legal issue is to be resolved in the Brussels jurisdiction.