General Conditions

The Biocircularcities project maintains this website to enhance public access to information about its work and activities.

We do our best to keep the information on this website as timely and accurate as possible. Nonetheless, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them as soon as possible. The Biocircularcities consortium assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage caused by use or information on this site.

Biocircularcities is a European project, in the sense that it receives funding from the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (JU) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and innovation programme. However, visitors should bear in mind that the project website and other outputs do not reflect the official opinion of the European institutions and funding programmes or of the Bio-based Industries Consortium.

The content of this website is, unless otherwise indicated, copyright of the Biocircularcities project. Reproduction of the site’s content is authorized and strongly encouraged, provided that Biocircularcities is acknowledged as the source.

Some of the images or documents on this site are available as high-resolution downloads. When using such documents, Biocircularcities must be credited as the source.

This website may contain links to other websites or resources, such as relevant projects. Please note that Biocircularcities does not control and cannot guarantee the relevance, timeliness or accuracy of outside materials.

The sole responsibility of this website and its contents lies with the author, i.e. the members of the Biocircularcities consortium. The Bio-based Industries Consortium and the European Commission are not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained herein.

During the Biocircularcities project, between October 2021 and September 2023, personal data will be collected on this website ( and on the twitter account of the project (@Biocirc_cities). Those data are collected either by recording the data provided by you, as the interested party, at the time of the visit of our website, through interaction with us on our twitter account or data that you provide willingly through forms on our website. Personal data will be kept by the Biocircularcities Consortium until September 2026. After this date, all data will be deleted.

ACR+, Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management, Avenue d’Auderghem 63, 1040 Etterbeek, will be processing your data, either manually or through computer ensuring the confidentiality of the data. They will not be transferred to any third party outside of the Biocircularcities Consortium and of the administrators and moderators of, except when indicated in the following privacy policy.

By using our site and social media pages and accounts, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. The personal contact information will be collected purely for communication and dissemination purposes (newsletters, press releases) or to reply to your queries.


While using our site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to identify and contact you, such as your first name, your last name, and e-mail address. Other personal data may include, but is not limited to:

  • city
  • country
  • company
  • occupation

Collected emails are mainly stored and processed on the Mailchimp platform. In addition, this third-party service collects data which includes, but is not limited to, the date and time of when you opened our mailings, the links on which you are clicking. More information on their privacy policy related to the data they keep:

Information on the privacy policy of Twitter:

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“log data”). We do this to monitor our visitor statistics and to improve the Biocircularcities website. This log data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages you visit on our website, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyse this log data.

Your personal data will also be processed for the following purpose: report to the European Institutions  and funding programmmes on the execution and achievements of the Biocircularcities activities.

Additionally, like many sites, we use cookies to collect information. Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

The Biocircularcities consortium recognises the importance of the protection of personal data and takes great care in ensuring the project activities are conducted in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679). Nonetheless, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Details of your rights under EU law when your personal data is collected and used, including the right to access data and to move data, are available on

ACR+ Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management, Avenue d’Auderghem 63, 1040 Etterbeek, holder of the processing of personal data referred to in this statement is also responsible for checking, in case of exercise of the rights described above.

Should you have any questions regarding the purpose and design of this project and/or your contribution, about the data we hold on your or if you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please contact ACR+ at