Privacy policy

CuraVac Europe S.A.

Avenue de Villefranche 80, 1330 Rixensart, Belgique.


Updated 16 August 2023.

Welcome to the website of CuraVac Europe S.A. (“CuraVac,” “we”, “us” or “the company”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect information that applies to our website, and your choices about the collection and use of your information. Your privacy is important to us and we are happy to answer any questions you may have.

CuraVac possess your personal data in accordance with European laws and regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

CuraVac Europe is the controller of your personal data. CuraVac Europe’s registered address is at 80 Avenue de Villefranche, 1330 Rixensart, Belgium, and we can be contacted using the details provided under the “Contact us” heading or by sending an email to


We collect the following types of information about you:

(a) Information you provide us directly

  • To contact you

You provide certain information when you fill out our contact form or send us an email. The only information required to fill out the forms are your first and last names, country of residence and email adress. These are collected so we can get in touch with you to address any issues you raise. Other information is optional and is only collected to help us tailor our communication. The legal basis of this processing is – depending on the context – the consent you give to answer your request, our legitimate interest to keep a good relationship with the people who are interested in what we do and who support us, or to perform a contract you are requesting.

  • To receive information from us

If you use the form to ask us to provide more information about CuraVac, its projects and services, we will send you information and updates (our Newsletter) no more than 12 times a year. The legal basis of this processing is your consent. You can withdraw this consent at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails you receive.

(b) Information we receive from third parties

  • In the framework of a donation

When making a donation through the PayPal portal on our website, some information is transmitted to us such as the name and email adress linked to your account, the amount you donated, the time and date of your donation and the payment method used (credit card or PayPal account). This information is kept for management and statistical purposes (based on your legitimate interest). It is also processed for accounting and audit purposes (based on our legal obligations).

We can use your data to thank you for making a donation. We can also contact you in the coming years to see if you want to donate again. Your data is then processed in our legitimate interest. You can ask us at any time to stop sending these requests by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link or by sending an email to

(c) Other data processing

We also process personal data for the following purposes:

  • To perform audits (the legal basis is the legal obligation to perform legally required audits; it is our legitimate interest when we perform an audit that is not legally required).
  • To create reports and statistics: we create these for our legitimate interest. We anonymise the data in our reports and statistics.
  • For back up and archiving purposes: in our legitimate interest, we back-up our data. Data can also be archived. For instance we archive our emails which can contain requests from you.

We do not share any of the information you give us with any third parties except if we have a legal obligation to do so. We have the obligation to share the information about your donation(s) with our external accountant. 

We do not use any cookies.

What are cookies ? Cookies are small text files that uniquely identify your browser or device. The cookie file is stored on your browser. When you return to a website (or visit websites that use the same cookies) it recognizes the cookies and your browsing device. No cookies are collected or transmitted on this website. 

Your information collected through the website will be stored and processed in Europe. We always take steps to ensure that your information remains protected wherever it is stored and processed in accordance with applicable laws. 

CuraVac cares about the security of your information, and uses appropriate safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected. CuraVac is however not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party (such as PayPal).

CuraVac will retain the information you provided for as long as we have a valid purpose to do so. In particular, CuraVac will retain your data: 

  • When you contact us: we keep your data as long as needed to answer your request. Your request can then be archived (in our emails).
  • When you subscribe to our information letter or ask for more information about our projects and initiatives: we keep your data as long as you have not unsubscribed to ti. When unsubscribing, we keep your withdrawal in an opt-out list.
  • Donation data: we keep information about your donations for a period of 10 years for accounting and audit purposes. We keep it for 8 years to contact you again for donation purposes unless you request us not to contact you again for this purpose (unsubscribe).
  • For the purpose of complying with our legal and audit obligations: 10 years.

Should you wish to make a request in respect of your personal information please contact us at Please provide enough information to make sure we can identify you, we reserve the right to ask you for more information.

You have the right to request access and rectification or removal of your personal data or restriction of processing concerning you, or to object to the processing of your data as well as the right to data portability. Please note that these rights are not always applicable. For example, you cannot request that we erase data that we must keep to respect our obligations.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The Belgian Supervisory authority can be contacted as mentioned on its website 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the website, or wish to make a complaint please contact us at:


To the attention of: Head of Communication

CuraVac Europe S.A.

Avenue de Villefranche 80, 1330 Rixensart, Belgique.

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