Terms of Use

FEM Terms of Use website

Brussels, 02.11.2022

With the following Terms of Use, we aim to clarify:

  • How we treat our visitors’ personal data
  • How we expect our visitors to use FEM website material

A careful read is highly recommended, as by navigating our website you automatically agree to act in accordance with our Terms of Use. In case you decide not to comply with the below, you must not access our website.

Please note that we reserve the right to alter and update the content of our Terms of Use from time to time. The latest version will be published on this page, with the date of the latest update.


FEM, the European Materials Handling Federation, as the operator of this website, takes personal data protection very seriously. We comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and e-Privacy Regulation. Please read our privacy policy carefully for a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your personal data on our website.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

This website uses ‘technical’ cookies that do not track users and serve the website’s normal functionality.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to outside parties.


We have not enabled Google AdSense on our website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses cookies stored on your computer that enable analysis of your usage of the website by you.

Further information on the conditions of use and data protection of Google Analytics can be found here  https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html.

Google Analytics captures your IP address anonymously.


This website may embed videos from Youtube.

Further information on the conditions of use and data protection of Youtube can be found here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

We honour Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioural tracking?

We do not allow third-party behavioural tracking.

Personal data breaches

In order to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, if a personal data breach is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, we will communicate the personal data breach to the data subject as soon as possible via email.


Redistribution of all FEM material and publications, legal publications excluded, is authorised only under the following Creative Commons license: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.

This means that you are authorised to share all FEM’s material, legal publications excluded, for non-commercial purposes and provided that appropriate credit is attributed to the authors and publishers of FEM’s material and publications.

Adaptations and remixes of the original content are allowed under the same license as the original, provided that all types of changes are clearly indicated.

This Creative Commons license does not apply to trademarks, trade names – such as ‘FEM’ – and other branding material included in these materials.

Redistribution and adaptations of third parties’ material reshared by FEM must be authorised by the respective right holders.