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Thank you for your confidence in our website (hereafter referred to as the "Website"). We take data protection very seriously. On this page we will let you know what data we collect when you use our website, why we collect these data and how we thus improve the user experience.

This privacy policy applies to the services of The International Academy of Osteopathy. We are not responsible for the privacy policy of other sites and sources. By using this website, you accept the privacy policy.

We respect the privacy of all users of our site and handle with care any personal information you entrust to us through this site.

Our use of collected data

Use of our services

When you sign up for one of our services, we ask you to provide certain personal data. These data are used to be able to provide the service. The data are stored on our own secure servers or those of a third party.


When you send us e-mails or other messages, it is possible that we will save these messages. We sometimes ask for your personal data that are relevant to the situation in question. This makes it possible to handle your questions and answer requests. The data are stored on our own secure servers or those of a third party.


We collect data for research, to give us a better understanding of our customers, so that we can match our services to them.

This website uses “cookies” (text files that are placed on your computer) to analyse the browsing behaviour of our users. The information we obtain from these cookies may be transferred to our own secure servers or those of a third party. We use this information to track how you use the website, to compile reports on website activity and to offer other services relating to website activity and internet use.


We offer a newsletter, through which we want to inform interested parties about news in the field of osteopathy, our services and related issues. Your e-mail address will only be added to the list of subscribers with your express permission. Each newsletter contains a link through which you can unsubscribe. The newsletter subscriber base is not passed on to third parties.


We do not collect or use any information for purposes other than those described in this privacy policy unless we have obtained your permission for this beforehand.

Third parties

The information is not shared with third parties. In some cases, the information may be shared internally. Our employees are required to respect the confidentiality of your data.


This privacy statement is tailored to the use of and options on this site. Any modifications and/or changes to this site may lead to amendments to this privacy statement. We therefore recommend that you consult this privacy statement on a regular basis.

Choices for personal data

Modifying/unsubscribing from newsletter service

At the bottom of each mailing you will find an option to modify your data or unsubscribe.

Modifying/unsubscribing from communication

If you want to modify your data or have yourself removed from our records, you can contact us. See contact details below.

Switching off cookies

Most browsers are set as standard to accept cookies, but you can change your browser settings to block all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is sent. However, it is possible that some functions and services, on our and other websites, will not function correctly if cookies are switched off in your browser.

Questions and feedback

We regularly check that we comply with this privacy policy. Should you have any questions, please contact us at:

The International Academy of Osteopathy
Kleindokkaai 3-5, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
+32 (0)92 33 04 03

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This page was most recently updated on 28/03/2017.