EDSO for Smart Grids is a non-profit Brussels-based Association gathering the leading European distribution system operators (DSOs) for electricity, cooperating to ensure the reliability of Europe’s electricity supply for consumers and enabling their active participation in our energy system.

EDSO is committed to comply with the standards for data privacy introduced on 25 May 2018 by the new European data protection law called ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR)


Personal Data Collected by EDSO

EDSO gathers in its database personal data of association members as well as of representatives from other stakeholders or external parties directly or indirectly linked to the association specific activities.

Information is collected via individual contacts or available public information. We also keep for our records data regarding individual participation in EDSO events or in events EDSO has been/is involved in.

Personal data we collect is identifying information (surname, first name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone numbers, either mobile or fixed lines) and information related to the organisation a contact person works with (position/job title, organisation name, activity sector).

Stored data related to purveyors do include VAT account numbers, while where not specified in their invoices data necessary to perform payment may be collected. No sensitive data (such as bank account details) are otherwise asked or stored.

Our website (www.edsoforsmartgrids.eu) does not use cookies. We do not use data for commercial purposes nor do we share it with any third party.


Purpose of EDSO personal data collection

EDSO collects data with the aim of informing about events, publications and other information related to the association business that may be of interest. As a non-profit organisation, we have no commercial purposes.


EDSO Privacy safeguard

EDSO has put the necessary physical, technological and managerial procedures in place to safeguard the integrity of its database, which is stored on servers located in Belgium.

With our IT partners Alys and Mister Genius, we take all reasonable steps to ensure that data is being kept secured on our website and to prevent any breach of data.


Information and data rectification

At any time the right of modification, correction and removal of data stored in our database is guaranteed.

Please kindly send us an email in case if you would like to modify your data or withdraw your permission to receive our emails to GDPR.privacy@edsoforsmartgrids.eu

The appointed Data Protection Officer is Mrs. Paola Testini. For any further questions or support, you can contact us: paola.testini@edsoforsmartgrids.eu/+ 32 2 7371340