Terms of use of the Sirris site

Sirris aims to improve the public's access to information with this website. The use of the information on this website is permitted and is even encouraged on condition that Sirris is mentioned as the source and that the conditions of use stated below are observed.

Sirris ensures that the information on its website is as correct and up-to-date as possible. Sirris cannot, however, be held responsible for any errors that may appear on it.

Sirris tries to guarantee maximum and continuous accessibility of its website. Sirris can, however, be affected by technical problems and declines all responsibility in the event that the website is inaccessible, however long this takes.


Protection of personal data

Sirris, a regional public organization in Flanders, is responsible for the processing of your data for:

-processing carried out in the context of legal provisions that enable it to perform tasks of public interest. Examples: granting of energy premiums, recognition of natural persons, etc.
- processing based on your consent. Examples: subscription to a newsletter, registration for an event, etc. You can revoke your consent at any time, without affecting the processing carried out previously.

If no specific contact details are provided, you can consult your data, request a copy, correct and delete it by contacting us:

You can also contact the data protection officer

If you wish, you can submit a complaint to the Data Protection Authority (www.dataprotectionauthority.be).


Cookie Policy

We use various cookies on the website to improve the interactivity of the site and our services.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit our website (www.sirris.be). Cookies help Sirris to do several things, such as enabling certain features on our website or measuring how visitors like you use our website.

The reason we use cookies is to facilitate your use of our website and to provide you with the best possible service during your visit to our website. Cookies enable us to optimize our website.


Your consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we draw your attention to our cookie statement by means of a cookie banner, so that you can adjust your browser settings to limit or block the use of cookies if you wish. We also inform you how you can consent to the use of cookies. You are free to accept or decline cookies. However, you should be aware that if you refuse cookies, it may make your browsing session on our website less convenient or, if you refuse functional cookies, even impossible.


Types of cookies

Cookies can be divided into categories based on their origin, function and lifespan.

1. Origin:  

  • Direct cookies (first-party cookies): These cookies are placed by Sirris during your visit to one of our sites.
  • Indirect cookies (third-party cookies): These cookies are placed by a third party when you visit a Sirris website, such as cookies placed by Google, Twitter or Facebook. With regard to cookies placed by third parties, we refer you to the statements on the websites of those third parties. Please note that Sirris has no influence whatsoever on the content of those statements nor on the actual content of the cookies placed by those third parties.

2. Function: 

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary to browse our website.

3. Lifespan: 

  • Persistent cookies: These cookies are also known as tracking cookies. They remain on your hard drive for a predetermined period of time or until you choose to delete them.
  • Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that allow visitors to navigate quickly and easily through the site during a browser session. A browser session begins when the visitor opens the browser window and ends when the visitor closes that window. All session cookies are deleted when you close your browser. Session cookies are usually functional cookies.


Our use of cookies

When you visit our website, we place the following cookies:

Cookie Origin        Function Lifespan  
cookie-agreed Sirris

Strictly necessary

This cookie stores the user's preferences regarding the use of cookies.

3 months
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Strictly necessary

This cookie stores the user's preferences regarding the use of cookies.

3 months
uvc AddToAny

Strictly necessary 

This cookie is used to operate the AddThis sharing platform.

1 day


Contact details

If you have any questions about this cookie statement, you can contact the Sustainable Buildings Guide by e-mail
For more information about cookies

At www.allaboutcookies.org 

you will find out more about how cookies work.

The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), a partnership of online advertising agencies, offers a lot of useful information and advice regarding online privacy and behavioral advertising at http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/


Intellectual property rights

You have the right to download and reproduce the information on this portal site for personal use, in accordance with the provisions of the Law of 30 June 1994 on copyright and related rights.

Sirris retains all intellectual property rights to the website itself as well as to the information made available.
We draw your attention to the fact that the brands and logos on our website are used with the permission of their owners. These may be protected by proprietary rights. They may therefore not be used without their permission.