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General Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy


The following general terms and conditions (the "GTC") apply and govern the use of the website https://www.standspeakriseup.l... (the "Website") of the Fondation du Grand-Duc Henri et de la Grande Duchesse Maria Teresa, established and having its registered office at 8, an der Sang, L - 7739 Colmar-Berg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Registry (Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés, Luxembourg), under Section G Number 72 (the "Organizer").

By continuing to browse the Website, the User, as defined below, acknowledges having read and understood these GTC and agrees to be bound by them.

These GTC are not intended to circumvent the requirements of any applicable law or to exclude liability in cases where it cannot be excluded under applicable law.


Access to the Website is via the Internet. Anyone using the Website (a "User" or "Users") declares knowing and accepting the risks associated therewith.

By using the Website, the User understands and agrees that its access is provided "as is" and "as available", without any express or implied warranties in that regard.

By using the Website, the User understands and agrees that its use is governed by the Website’s conditions and technical use restrictions in terms of compatibility and interoperability (the "Technical Conditions"). The User agrees to comply with these Technical Conditions.

By using the Website, the User confirms that he/she has the appropriate computer hardware to use the Website and agrees not to use any device or to take any action that may harm the Organizer.

The User shall take all measures to guard against the effects of computer piracy by adopting a suitable and secure computer configuration. The User shall take all necessary actions to limit any damage that may result from the possible corruption of his/her computer hardware when accessing the Website.

By using the Website, the User guarantees at all times that he/she will not use the Website to:

  1. undertake or promote illegal activities, or spread misleading or deceptive information;
  2. unlawfully or without authorization, copy works protected by copyright, patents or trademarks;
  3. stimulate, incite or encourage the sending of emails, chain letters, mass unsolicited emails, instant messages, unwanted advertisements or unsolicited mail;
  4. promote or encourage any criminal act or activity, or provide guidance or direction on the promotion of criminal activity, invasion of privacy, dissemination or creation of computer viruses;
  5. solicit passwords or personal information from other Users for unlawful business purposes;
  6. distribute, reproduce, publish or modify materials protected by copyright, trademarks or other exclusive rights that third parties hold, in any manner, without their prior consent.


The Organizer cannot guarantee the continuous and permanent accessibility to the Website. The Organizer will use its best efforts to provide maximum Website accessibility in the most efficient way possible for the User.

The Organizer reserves the right to develop, modify or suspend, without notice, the Website for reasons of maintenance, updating, or for any other reason deemed necessary (an "Access Interruption"). By using the Website, the User understands and agrees that any Access Interruption shall not constitute an error on the part of the Organizer under these GTC. The interruption of access to the Website shall not give the User a right to compensation.

By using the Website, the User acknowledges the characteristics of the Internet network and agrees that the Organizer cannot be held responsible for any eventual interruptions to the Internet protocol system resulting from an act of the Internet service provider or any act that eludes the control of the Organizer.

The Organizer shall ensure the security of the computer system in the best manner possible. However, its liability cannot be triggered in case of an attack on the computer system or temporary or total inaccessibility of the Website.

More generally, the Organizer declines all liability in the event of the Website’s Access Interruption, malfunctioning or any loss of data resulting from:

  1. non-compliance with these GTC, the Technical Conditions or the recommendations of the Organizer;
  2. inappropriate or illicit use of the Website;
  3. cases of force majeur;
  4. third-party events such as those caused by telecommunications operators;
  5. acts or omissions of the User.


The Organizer shall ensure the accuracy of the information or services on this Website in the best manner possible. However, its liability cannot be triggered in particular in case it omits to update information or a form; in the event of errors in the handling of the system or encoding; inaccuracies, gaps in information provided or any errors, inaccuracies or other omissions. The aim is to disseminate accurate and up-to-date information from various sources; however, the Organizer cannot avoid all risk of material error. None of the information published on this Website is intended to be exhaustive or constitute a commitment on the part of the Organizer.

The Organizer may at any time withdraw, add, complete or specify all or part of the information and services contained or proposed on the Website (the "Modifications"). No liability for any direct or indirect damage in connection with such Modifications may be held against the Organizer.


By using the Website, Users may be required to click on links that will redirect them to third-party service providers. The Organizer cannot be held responsible for the inaccessibility of the websites or the services of those third parties. In general, the Organizer cannot be held responsible for the functioning, the content, the legality or the accuracy of the information or any other aspect of third-party sites or services or for any direct or indirect damage caused by following a link to a site or service of a third-party service provider.


In the context of the use of the Website, the User may open a ticket, via the contact form, to report technical problems in case of inaccessibility of the Website following technical failures caused by the Organizer, and failing their resolution in a short time, the Organizer will use its best efforts to resolve such deficiencies as soon as possible, provided that:

  1. the User has described them precisely when opening the ticket,
  2. the User cooperates fully with the Organizer; and
  3. such failures do not result from any misuse of the Website attributable to the User.


The Website, all its elements (including the layout) as well as the information and services are protected by the laws on intellectual property and copyrights. The Website remains the exclusive property of the Organizer.

Unless otherwise indicated, the Organizer does not grant any license or authorization relating to the intellectual property rights that it has on the Website, its elements or the services. The provision of access to the Website does not constitute a transfer of intellectual property rights to the User.

Moreover, no reproduction of the information or services, in whole or in part, in any form whatsoever and by any means whatsoever, is permitted without the prior written authorization of the Organizer.

Unless otherwise indicated, the User is authorized to consult, download and print the documents and information available on the Website under the following conditions:

  1. the documents may only be used for personal use, for information, and in a strictly private context;
  2. the documents and information may not be modified in any way;
  3. the documents and information may not be disseminated outside the Website.

The rights that are implicitly or explicitly granted above to the User constitute an authorization of use and in no way constitute an assignment of rights, property or other relating to the Website.


Please refer to our Privacy Policy.


After validation of his/her registration deposited via the Registration Form, the User may attend the Event.

The User is informed that he/she may be photographed or appear on videos during his/her participation in the Event. By accepting these GTC when validating the Registration Form and attending the Event, the User consents to being photographed or filmed.

By checking the box in the Registration Form, the User consents to the publication of photographs and videos, in paper or digital format, via the usual media channels.

For more information on the processing of his/her image (the "User Image"), the User is invited to consult the dedicated section of these GTC regarding data protection.


Abusive, racist, sexist or offensive comments have no place on social networks. They will be deleted and reported.

From Monday through Friday, between 08.00 and 18.00 hours, comments will be received on the Facebook page, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram accounts of the Organizer or Event. Outside of these hours, as well as during weekends and holidays, those social media are not maintained on a continuous basis.

On social networks, the Organizer communicates in French and English. Depending on the situation, information may be disseminated in other national languages. Whenever possible, all questions/comments of the User will be answered in the User’s language.

For more information on the processing of his/her personal data, the User is invited to consult the dedicated section of these GTC regarding data protection.


The Website may use cookies. These are small text files used to analyze the information relating to the User's browsing (frequency of visits, length of visits, pages consulted, language preferences, etc.). They are deposited by the Website in a directory provided for this purpose on the User’s computer. They include the name of the server that wrote it, an identifier as a unique number and an expiration date. The unique identifier allows the Website to recognize the User's computer at each visit.

The User himself/herself can decide whether the Website’s server is authorized or not to memorize cookies on his/her computer. He/she may choose at any time to adjust the options of his/her browser so that cookies are not accepted and stored. In addition, he/she can at any time delete, via the browser, cookies already stored. To know exactly how to adjust these settings, the User can consult his/her Internet browser’s directions.

The use of certain features of the Website may be limited or deactivated if the User refuses cookies from the Website. It is therefore recommended that the User set his/her browser so that cookies from the Website are accepted.

Only one type of cookie is used on the Website.

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This cookie helps the Organizer to understand how Users interact with the Website by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the Website and any problems encountered, such as error messages. This helps the Organizer to improve the performance of the Website. This cookie do not identify the User as an individual. All data is collected and aggregated anonymously.


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These GTC may be amended or supplemented at any time, without notice, depending on changes to the Website, changes in legislation or for any other reason deemed necessary. It is up to the User to inquire about the Website’s GTC, of which only the updated version accessible online is deemed to be in force. The Organizer encourages Users to check frequently if any changes have been made to this page. Users acknowledge and agree that it is their responsibility to regularly review these GTC and to inquire about changes hereto.


In case of violation by a User of his/her obligations under these GTC, the Organizer may prohibit or suspend access to the Website without prior notice and without compensation to the User concerned.


The Organizer may not be held liable for any damage that the User would suffer directly or indirectly in connection with its navigation on the Website and the use of its services and the websites to which it refers.


Any dispute relating to the use of the Website and its services shall be subject to Luxembourg law and, if the User and the Organizer are not able to resolve the dispute amicably, will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Privacy Policy


The Organizer acts as controller and has appointed a data protection officer who can be contacted directly by sending an email to the following address: (the "DPO").

The Organizer acknowledges and agrees to comply with the laws and regulations governing the processing of personal data, including, but not limited to, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data and any other applicable national law or regulation governing the processing of personal data.

The Organizer protects the personal data of Users by implementing appropriate technical and organizational security measures for the collection, storage and processing of data for protection against unauthorized access, falsification, disclosure or destruction of personal data and other forms of illegal or unauthorized processing.

Users are responsible for sending personal data to the Organizer safely.

The data collected on the Website can only come from the voluntary registration of personal data:

  • when the User completes the registration form (the "Registration Form") to attend an event or other event (the "Event");
  • when the User sends an email to the contact addresses indicated on the Website ( or or contacts the Organizer on social networks (the "Means of Contact").

By means of the Registration Form, the Organizer processes the following data: title, surname and first name, e-mail address, function, company, country of origin, the reasons for which the User is interested in the Event, the benefit that he/she hopes to obtain from the Event as well as the possible involvement of the User in programs or initiatives aimed at ending sexual violence in fragile environments.

The following information will be printed on a badge that can be worn by the User during the Event: surname, first name, title and company.

Through the Means of Contact, the Organizer processes the following data: the content of the messages freely sent to the Organizer, and the profile of the User that the User has chosen to make public on social networks, if necessary (the "User Profile").

The data provided via the Registration Form or via the Means of Contact will be processed for the purpose of processing the User's request to register for an Event via the Registration Form, or freely-made request via the Means of Contact.

If the User wishes to make a donation for the benefit of the Organizer, the name of the party instructing payment (the "Donor") as well as, without liability of the Organizer, the identifier of the transfer indicated by the Donor, will be collected by the Organizer (the "Donor Data"). The Donor Data will be processed (i) for accounting purposes, as well as (ii) to thank the Donor, for example by sending him/her a thank you note or inviting him/her to a dedicated event. In the event of a donation to another entity whose banking information appear on the Website, the personal data processing modalities must be obtained directly from these entities in their capacity as controller.

The data provided via the Registration Form or via the Means of Contact as well as the Donor Data will also be processed to constitute a contact database for the Organizer (the "Contact Database").

As part of the Event, the User Image, as defined below, may also be processed by the Organizer for the purpose of ensuring the visibility of the Event on the various usual media channels (for more information, the User is invited to consult the dedicated section of these GTC regarding image rights).

All data referred to above are processed on the basis of consent. The User may withdraw his/her consent at any time. Such a withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of the processing on the basis of the consent prior to withdrawal. Without the consent of the User, the Organizer will not be able to respond to his/her request. The Donor Data is also processed on the basis of the legitimate interests of the Organizer, given that Organizer’s thanking the Donor do not give rise to any risk to the Donor’s rights and freedoms and that the Donor always has the option to make an anonymous donation, as well as on the basis of compliance of the Organizer with its legal obligations, i.e. its accounting obligations.

The Organizer shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that Users' personal data is processed for the minimum period of time necessary for the purposes set forth herein. The criteria for determining the duration for which the Organizer keeps the personal data of the Users collected during the use of the Website are as follows:

  1. Use of the Means of Contact: Users' personal data are not processed after the Organizer has responded to their request, unless the relationship between the User concerned and the Organizer should continue. The User Profile is not kept by the Organizer;
  2. As long as the personal data of Users are necessary for the purposes set out in these GTC, for which the Organizer has a valid legal basis. Thus, the personal data provided as part of the Registration Form will be retained for a period of two (2) years from the holding of the last event organized by the Organizer to which the User has participated and the Data of the Donor during a period of ten (10) years from receipt of the donation to the Organizer's bank account;
  3. The personal data included in the Contact Database will be erased two (2) years after the last contact with the User, unless keeping it for a longer period of time is explicitly authorized by him/her;
  4. An unpublished User Image will be erased two (2) years after the completion of the Event. A Published User Image, with the consent of the User, will be retained for as long as the publication persists.

The Organizer undertakes to delete or anonymize the personal data of Users at the expiration of the retention period described above.

The Organizer undertakes not to sell, market or otherwise transfer to third parties any User personal data. However, Users' personal data may be transmitted to web hosting and publishing partners as well as to other personal data processor assisting the Organizer in organizing the Event referred to in this Website, the management of its activities or in the services to the User, provided that these processor undertake to process such information only in accordance with the instructions of the Organizer and to comply with the applicable legislation concerning the protection of personal data (collectively, the "Recipient"). No Recipient is located in a third country that is not covered by a decision of adequacy. No Recipient is an international organization. The Organizer may also disclose the User's personal data if it considers this disclosure necessary to comply with the law, enforce these GTC, or protect its rights, property or safety, or those of others.

Under the applicable legislation regarding the protection of personal data, each User benefits from a right of access, rectification, restriction of, and a right to object to, the processing of his/her personal data, a right of erasure and a right to portability of his/her personal data by contacting the DPO. These rights can only be exercised within the limits of any contractual or legal obligation. Each User also has the right to lodge a complaint with the Luxembourg supervisory authority, namely the National Commission for Data Protection (Commission nationale pour la protection des données) (

Last updated on 15/01/2019