European Cyclists' Federation
Rue de la Charité 22 
B-1210 Brussels, Belgium 

Phone: +32 2 329 03 80 

The European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) as the Secretariat of the Cycle-Friendly Employer (CFE) Consortium, and operator of this website.  



The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF), and we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, ECF takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Whilst ECF writes stories on a wide variety of countries, organisations and associations, ECF does not necessarily endorse or support their specific policies which fall outside the scope of cycling and transport.


Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you when you are on this site. We do update this Policy from time to time so please do return and review this Policy regularly.


Information Collection and Use 

Information you provide to us: 

Members of CFE Consortium: As one of our members, we collect your personal information to fulfil our commitment to you. 

Website: We publish on our website the information that you provide specifically for that purpose. We also publish news that you share with us. In both cases this might include personal information. 

CFE Tool: As interested employers pursuing CFE, registering for self-evaluation, we collect the necessary information to properly fulfil our commitment to you regarding the certification process.

The information we collect related to this purpose is:

  • IP address,
  • name, 
  • phone number,
  • email address,
  • title within your organisation,
  • organisation's name,
  • physical address of the organisation, 
  • phone number,
  • main email address of the organisation,
  • names and email addresses of other contacts from the organisation.

Use of your information

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our services. To provide information on other activities which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have consented to receive such information.
  2. To meet our contractual commitments to you.
  3. To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service changes, that may affect our service.

Storing your personal data

Data that is provided to us is stored on secure servers.

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Disclosing your information

Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our organisation.

Information from cookies:  

We use cookies to improve your user experience and make our website function better. Cookies help us understand how the website is being used. This enables us to improve our services and to collect statistical information regarding the use of our website. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our website.

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain web pages or functionalities of our site.

You can update your cookie preferences by removing from your browser all the stored cookies and then by visiting the site again (the cookie acceptance pop-up will appear again), or changing your web browser settings.

Please visit the following links for more information on adjusting cookie settings:


Third Party Links

You may find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

Your Rights

You can, at any moment, request a copy or rectification of your data. You can as well, request the deletion of such data if it does not apply to an ongoing agreement or relationship with ECF. Any of these requests should be made by email to the address

Protecting Minors' Privacy

Our work is intended for a general audience. We do not knowingly collect, use, or share information that could reasonably be used to identify children under age 16.

Questions & Suggestions

Should you have any further question or suggestion, please send us a message to, we'll be happy to hear from you.


Last updated: 9 February 2023