Who we are

Our website addresses are : https://www.digitalsecuritycatalyst.com – https://www.leadersinsecurity.org – https://www.lsec.eu – https://www.lsec.be

We are LSEC – Leaders in Security vzw, a non profit association supporting the development of digital security. We have an independent operation, but we support the cybersecurity and information security industry at large, end user organisations in becoming and retaining cybersecurity and digital security, while supporting innovation and wider industrial uptake of digital security. We are the Digital Security Catalyst.

About Privacy and LSEC

Privacy is part of the Digital Security.
Information Security and Security has a lot to do about the protection of systems, architectures and finally also the information that is flowing and being kept on those architectures.
A lot of this information has to do with persons, both natural and companies. In Europe, there has been a tradition in protection the private lives of people already for ages. It is one of the key fundamentals of our European Society. However, changing over time, we still continue to want to preserve our privacy as much as possible. Even when in the beginning of the 21st century, we’re not too sure what the business model behind the protection of personal data is about, it is being considered as a fundamental right for any citizen to preserve his or her privacy.
Obviously today, with surveillance camera’s everywhere, with digital communications that are being stored at least somewhere once, with the frequent use of miles and collection points, with our email addresses being asked almost once a day by complete strangers, which will be stored and traded in places that we are not even aware about, the least that we should consider towards the future is how to allow the preservation of this privacy and allow the citizen to choose whether his or her data needs to be shared with others.

Without too much complexity and ingeniousness, also we at LSEC will protect your privacy and your personal data. Your records are being stored safely, encrypted and are not being shared, unless you agreed us to do so for commercial or other reasons.

You are always welcome to contact us to remove, change or transfer any of your personal data, which you require us to process, by contacting us at [email protected].


Doel van de gegevensverwerking

Wanneer u inschrijft voor een event of een publicatie aanvraagt via deze website, vragen wij uw persoonsgegevens op om uw aanvraag goed te kunnen afhandelen. Deze gegevens worden opgenomen in een bestand van LSEC vzw, Weldadigheidsstraat 14 – 3000 Leuven en kunnen ook worden gebruikt om u op de hoogte te houden van onze acties. Als u dit niet wenst, gelieve ons dit dan te laten weten via [email protected].
LSEC vzw hecht belang aan uw privacy. Hoewel de meeste informatie op deze site beschikbaar is zonder dat er persoonlijke gegevens moeten worden verstrekt, is het mogelijk dat de gebruiker om persoonlijke informatie gevraagd wordt. Deze informatie zal enkel gebruikt worden om u op de hoogte te houden van onze activiteiten. De gebruiker kan zich, kosteloos en op verzoek, steeds verzetten tegen het gebruik van zijn gegevens voor direct marketing. Daartoe zal hij zich richten tot LSEC vzw. Uw persoonsgegevens zullen enkel worden doorgegeven aan derden, indien daartoe uitdrukkelijke toestemming werd verleend in het kader van de gangbare activiteiten.

U heeft steeds het recht om uw gegevens in te kijken, te verbeteren of te verwijderen uit ons bestand. Contacteer ons daartoe via e-mail op [email protected]

Conform de wet verwerking persoonsgegevens van 08/12/1992 beschikt de gebruiker over een wettelijk recht op inzage en eventuele correctie van zijn persoonsgegevens. LSEC vzw behoudt zich het recht voor een bewijs van identiteit (kopie identiteitskaart) te vragen en u via een schriftelijke, gedateerde en ondertekende aanvraag aan LSEC vzw gratis de schriftelijke mededeling bekomen van uw persoonsgegevens. Indien nodig kunt u ook vragen de gegevens te corrigeren die onjuist, niet volledig of niet pertinent zouden zijn.


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 Protection de la vie privée

But du traitement des données

Lorsque vous vous inscrivez à un événement ou que vous demandez une publication via ce site web, nous vous demandons vos données personnelles afin de pouvoir traiter au mieux votre demande. Ces données sont reprises dans un fichier LSEC vzw, Weldadigheidstraat 14 – 3000 Leuven et peuvent également être utilisées pour vous tenir au courant de nos actions. Si vous ne le souhaitez pas, faites-le nous savoir par [email protected].

Faire valoir votre droit à la vie privée

Vous avez en permanence le droit de consulter vos données, de les corriger ou de les effacer de notre fichier. Pour ce faire, contactez-nous par [email protected]


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Who we share your data with

From time to time, we work with partners in our projects and activities that require interactions on a confidential basis. We operate with information systems and multiple cloud operators. We are taking an active confidentiality policy and active data encryption means. We have an active data minimization policy in sharing information and focus on limiting the use of personal data.

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a blogpost, or comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. IP data will be checked for malicious use. Uploaded contents will be inspected for malicious use. Users with malicious intent, or suspicious email addresses and emails will be banned from the user community and the websites.