Privacy Statement - January 2012


We are committed to protect and respect your personal data.

This Statement explains how we use personal data collected from you on

We invite you to carefully read this Statement to understand our data processing practices.

For the purpose of the Belgian Act on Privacy Protection in relation to the Processing of Personal Data of 9 December 1992 (‘the Belgian Act'), the data controller for personal data collected on this website is S.W.I.F.T SCRL, Avenue Adèle, 1, 1310 La Hulpe, Belgium (‘We' in this Statement), acting in its capacity as designated ISO 20022 Registration Authority.

We may modify this Statement from time to time. Please check it periodically for changes, in particular when you submit personal data on this website.

This Statement only applies to the processing of personal data collected by us on the ISO 20022 website.



We process personal data collected on the ISO 20022 website for the following purposes:

  • Provision of ISO 20022 Newsletters and other communications
  • Statistical information and ISO 20022 promotion

We use personal data that we collect on this website to provide you with ISO 20022 Newsletters and to invite you to participate in user consultations and satisfaction surveys.

We only send you newsletters, customer consultations or satisfaction surveys that relate to ISO 20022 services and products.

In each mailing, we remind you about your right to opt-out of our newsletters, customer consultations or satisfaction surveys mailing lists.

You may opt-out or unsubscribe from the above mailings at any time by sending an e-mail to:


Data Security

We are committed to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, and unauthorised disclosure or access.

Please be aware that we cannot ensure the security of your data on your computer or during transmission over the Internet. In this regard, we advise you to take every possible precaution to protect personal data stored on your computer and transiting on the Internet.


Data Submitted on Behalf of Someone Else

When you provide us with personal data relating to someone else, please make sure to collect and supply such personal data in accordance with local applicable law.

For example, you may have to inform that other person about parts of this Statement in order to comply with local applicable law.


Your Rights

With regard to personal data collected on this website, you may use the e-mail address to:

  • exercise your access and correction rights
  • object to the processing for direct promotional purposes.

We will handle all requests with care and diligence, and take corrective actions in accordance with the Belgian Act.


Sharing Data

We will not allow third parties to use your personal data for their own purposes without your consent.

When required for Purposes described above, we may share your data with carefully selected third parties.

Before sharing your data, we require such third parties to only process your personal data on our instructions and to provide sufficient guarantees in respect of the technical and organisational security measures protecting the data processing activities.

Such third parties may be located in or outside the European Economic Area (EEA), including in countries that do not offer a level of data protection considered as adequate under the Belgian Act.

In the latter case, we ensure the lawfulness of such transfers by agreeing with third parties on the most appropriate statutory, contractual, or self-regulatory basis (for example Safe Harbor adherence) to allow such transfers.