Legal Notice, Privacy Policy & Gender Equality Policy

Legal Notice

Intellectual Property

This site is published by “Security Made In Lëtzebuerg” (SECURITYMADEIN.LU) g.i.e. unless explicitly stated otherwise, this site (including the content) is the intellectual property of SECURITYMADEIN.LU with all related rights reserved. The following fonts, with their respective licences, are used on this site: Open Sans, a humanist sans serif typeface designed by Steve Matteson, Type Director of Ascender Corp. Released under the Apache v2 license Fjalla One, Copyright (c) 2012 by Sorkin Type Co (www.sorkintype.com), with Reserved Font Name ‘Fjalla’, Fjalla is a trademark of Sorkin Type Co. This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL. Roboto Family Font, licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

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The total or partial reproduction, by any process or medium whatsoever, the modification, association or use of the SECURITYMADEIN.LU website for public or commercial purposes is not authorized without the prior written consent of its author.

Law and Jurisdiction

By connecting and using this site, you agree that any dispute concerning the use of this site is subject to Luxembourg law and is the exclusive jurisdiction of Luxembourg courts.

Websites outside https://securitymadein.lu that have a hypertext link to this site are not under the control of SECURITYMADEIN.LU, which therefore declines any responsibility for their content.

Privacy Policy

We collect and process personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection legislations such as, but not limited to, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regards to the processing of their personal data and the free movement of such data (“GDPR”) and the national law adopting GDPR.

It may occur that we change or amend our Privacy Policy in order to ensure that its content accurately reflects regulatory developments. Any such modification, if substantial, will be clearly communicated to you, either via the website or via other appropriate means. The latest applicable version will be available on our website.

Should you have any questions or remarks regarding this Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at privacy@securitymadein.lu. Should you have any questions or remarks regarding this Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at privacy@securitymadein.lu.

Processing of personal data

By “personal data” we understand any information that can identify you, both directly and indirectly.

By “processing” we refer to anything we do with such personal data, including collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

By “data controller” we understand the person responsible for the processing of your personal data, this is the entity which determines the means and purpose of the processing activities. For our website and all related services, the data controller is: SECURITYMADEIN.LU 16, bd d’Avranches L-1160 Luxembourg Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg Tel: (+352) 274 98 00 601

Email: privacy@securitymadein.lu

What personal data do we collect on our website and to which end?

When you are surfing our website, we collect and process web server logs, including IP addresses, user-agents, URLs, date and time logs. We collect those logs for our legitimate interest as these logs enable the technical and functional management of our website. Furthermore, we analyse the data to ensure the optimal security of our website.

When you contact us by mail, we process your contact information and any other details you provide us. We will use these details, if provided, for further case management and to facilitate our ticket system. In that case, we collect personal data for the public interest, to help our constituency handle security incidents (e.g. help with compromised websites).

SECURITYMADEIN.LU offers different services, where each service has its dedicate website and conditions of use.

We confirm that we process your personal data in a fair and lawful manner and only for the explicit and legitimate purposes as above-mentioned. At all times, we strive to ensure that your personal data is adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.

In case you enter and use one of the websites that are link to this website, personal data will be processed according to the privacy policies of these respective networks.

Are there other motives for personal data collection and treatment?

  • Newsletter, invitation to events: when you provide specific consent, your personal data collected will be processed by SECURITYMADEIN.LU for promoting C3, CASES, CIRCL, SECURITYMADEIN.LU and CYBERSECURITYLUXEMBOURG activities (newsletters, magazines and brochures, sending invitations to events, etc.). If you do not wish to receive marketing emails, you may follow the “unsubscribe” instructions included within each email communication.
  • Registration to events: when you register to an event, SECURITYMADEIN.LU will process your name, surname, company or affiliation address and email address for the purposes of organizing and participating in the above event.

Does our website use cookies?

No, our website does not use any cookies or analytic components.

How long do we retain your personal data?

In no circumstances, we keep your personal data for a longer period than strictly necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected.

As the retention period is dependent on the purpose for which the personal data were initially collected, the purpose is the criterion that is used to determine the appropriate retention period.

After the expiry of the retention period, we strive to securely erase, destroy or anonymize personal data that is no longer required in relation to the purpose for which they were collected.

However, if requested by local and national law, certain personal data may be retained for a longer period. For instance, for accounting purposes, such as but limited to, payment of the services fees and no-show fee for free events, data will be retained for the time required by the national law and for no longer than ten years.

Sharing personal data

We formally confirm that we will not sell, rent or otherwise commercially transfer to or share with a third party any personal data.

The data submitted will only be made available to SECURITYMADEIN.LU personnel for the above mentioned purposes.

When you register for an event, your personal data will be processed by SECURITYMADEIN.LU staff who is involved in the organization of the event and who manages the form. The data will not be disclosed or transferred to any third party, unless this is necessary to ensure your participation in the activities specifically requested by you.

As our web server is hosted and managed in Luxembourg, your personal data is in no circumstances transferred to third countries outside the EU.

Image rights for events organized by SECURITYMADEIN.LU

If pictures and/or video recordings are taken during non-public events organized by SECURITYMADEIN.LU, a specific consent from attendees will be requested. The pictures and/or video recordings may potentially be published on www.securitymadein.lu, www.c3.lu, www.circl.lu, www.cases.lu. and https://cybersecurity-luxembourg.com. Pictures and/or video recordings may also be published on Twitter and LinkedIn or any other social media platform and they will be managed according to the privacy policies of these respective platforms.

Security of your personal data

We are striving to keep your personal data secure. To that end, we have adopted the appropriate legal, organizational and technical precautions to prevent any unauthorised access and use of your personal data. These measures include, but are not limited to the encryption of all traffic between our website and your browser.

Your rights as a data subject

At SECURITYMADEIN.LU we aim to be transparent, not only about how we process personal data about you, but also about your rights that are linked to such processing.

In particular, you have the right to access your personal data, to obtain the updating, the adjustment and the erasure of the personal data and you can exercise the rights to restrict and to object the processing. You can exercise the rights provided by articles 15 and the following of the GDPR contacting the following email address privacy@securitymadein.lu. In order to avoid unlawful access to your personal data, we will request you to provide a proof of your identity. If you have any queries about this Privacy Notice or experiencing any other privacy issue, we are striving to promptly dealing with any privacy-related complaints. If you have a complaint related to the processing of your personal data by SECURITYMADEIN.LU, please contact us.

Gender Equality Policy


The primary aim of the gender equality policy is to ensure a transparent and fair hiring process to select the right candidate based on merit and relevance with the job. We are committed to equal opportunity policy at every stage in the career of an employee, from hiring to training, salaries, promotion etc. In particular, our teams should aim for a well-planned and discrimination-free hiring process. SECURITYMADEIN.LU is further committed to contribute to gender equality at different levels:

  • Promoting cybersecurity careers for every gender through different channels and participating or organising gender gap bridging events, like hackathons, publications, webinars etc;
  • Ensuring the different activities part of SECURITYMADEIN.LU’s mission consider this objective with due care.


SECURITYMADEIN.LU engages in promoting and applying the “gender diversity panel” rule, ensuring that panels at seminars and events organised by the agency are as gender diverse as possible.

SECURITYMADEIN.LU engages also to promote gender equality awareness with local and European stakeholders and supports associations pursuing this aim.