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Contact info:

Flanders DC
Telephone: +32 3 226 14 47
E-mail: info@flandersdc.be

Vlaanderen Circulair
Telephone: +32 15 71 16 58
E-mail: info@plan-c.eu

Juridic announcement

This announcement regulates the use of this website and of all the contained information.


Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair have compiled this guide with great care, but cannot guarantee the correctness of the information. The world of circular fashion is changing fast, so some information may be outdated or the newest information may not yet be available on the pages. We like to keep our finger on the pulse and will regularly update the general content, tips & tricks and cases. The user should be aware that the information provided can be modified without prior warning.

Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair cannot be held liable for any errors in URLs or domain names that the guide may contain. Thank you in advance for notifying us of any possible errors or inaccuracies at info@flandersdc.be.

As for the sources, we’d like to refer you to our ‘contributors’ page.
If someone feels that he has not been quoted correctly, or that the reference is not sufficiently clear, he should let us know at info@flandersdc.be, so we can set the record straight. In case we failed to include a contribution, please notify us at the same address.

The access to the website of Close The Loop, property of Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair, and the use of the site are submitted to the terms and conditions written below and to the legislation that applies in Belgium.


Copyright Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair. All rights reserved. All copyrights and other rights with regard to the intellectual property of texts, images, sounds, software and other material on this website are owned by Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair, or were published with the approval of the respective owners.

It is allowed to consult this website and publish extracts of it by printing, downloading to a hard disk or circulation between third parties, yet exclusively for non-commercial, informative and personal purposes and on the condition that the fore-mentioned notice concerning the copyright is copied on every extract. Reproductions of parts of this website may never be sold or spread with commercial purposes, nor may they be adjusted or registered in any other environment, publication or website, whether or not on paper or in electronic form, including the forwarding to any other website. No other permit or any other right is provided.
The information on this website was registered in good faith but is exclusively intended for general informative purposes. It cannot be the basis of specific purposes and there is no guarantee for the accuracy or the completeness of the information. Nor Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair, nor the board of directors nor the employees can be held responsible for loss, damage or costs resulting from the access to and or the use of this website or any other connected websites, including – but not restricted to – loss of profit, indirect or incidental damage or consequential loss.
We reserve the right to alter or correct the information on this website, without preceding notice, when we have the feeling that it is appropriate.

Connected websites

On various locations on this website, you are offered possible automatic links to other websites, who are relevant to a specific part of this site. This does not imply necessary that Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair has ties with these websites or their owners. Although Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair assumes that these websites deserve your attention, Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair nor their board of directors nor the employees can be held responsible or liable for the other websites nor the content on these websites; nor are these websites or the content on these websites verified or approved by Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair. If you find yourself directed to a different website at any given moment, you can always return to the website of Close The Loop by clicking the button “Back” or by entering the Close The Loop domain name: http://www.close-the-loop.be.

The gathering and use of personal information

The information we gather and save during the normal usage of our website, has to help us to follow up the use of our website and has to benefit the further development of the website. Besides no personal identifying data are gathered or saved.
When you contact us, it may happen that we register information (your name, address, e-mail address, the nature of the request and possibly other data) in order to satisfy your request. This information will help us to send you afterwards information relevant to your needs. You are not allowed to provide information of other family members without their permission. All personal information, which potentially will be provided, will be registered in a file. Flanders DC, Nationalestraat 28/2, 2000 Antwerpen, is responsible for this file. The Law of 8.12.92 provides the right of access, correction and the resistance against the processing of these data. For further information you can consult the Public Register held by the Commission for the Protection of the Personal Privacy.

Privacy policy

Flanders DC and Vlaanderen Circulair believe that your privacy is important. While most of the information on this site is available without having to ask the user for personal information,  the user may be asked for some personal details. This information will only be used to ensure a better service (e.g. for our customer database, to keep users informed of our activities, etc.). The user may, free of charge and on request, always prevent the use of his personal details for the purposes of direct marketing. In this regard, the user should contact Flanders DC, Nationalestraat 28/2, 2000 Antwerpen or via info@ffi.be. Your personal details will never been transferred to any third parties (if this should occur, you will be informed).
In accordance with the law on the processing of personal data of 8 December 1992, the user has the legal right to examine and possibly correct any of his/her personal details. Subject to proof of identity (copy of the user’s identity card), you can via a written, dated and signed request to Flanders DC, Nationalestraat 28/2, 2000 Antwerpen or via info@flandersdc.be, receive free of charge a written statement of the user’s personal details.  If necessary, you may also ask for any incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant data to be adjusted.
Flanders DC can collect non-personal anonymous or aggregate data such as browser type, IP address or operating system in use or the domain name of the website that led you to and from our website, ensuring optimum effectiveness of our website for all users.

The use of cookies

During a visit to the site, cookies may be placed on the hard drive of your computer. This is only in order to ensure that our site is geared to the needs of users returning to our website. These tiny files known as cookies are not used to ascertain the surfing habits of the visitor on other websites. Your internet browser enables you to disable these cookies, receive a warning when a cookie has been installed or have the cookies removed from your hard disc.  For this purpose, consult the help function of your internet browser.

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