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Conditions of use

Content and website availability

You are allowed to use the information available on this website provided that you refer to the Brussels Institute for Statistics and Analysis (BISA) as well as to the possible other sources mentioned and that the following conditions of use are observed.

By consulting the website “” and the information on it, you agree on the conditions of use.

All documents available on this website have a purely informative value and therefore cannot be considered as legal documents. Our purpose is to diffuse up-to-date and accurate information, however, we cannot guarantee the outcome. We will strive to correct any errors brought to our attention.

If you happen to notice errors in the information available on this website or if you have any questions on its content, you can contact the webmaster via the contact form.

Links and referrals

Some documents on the website can include referrals or links from other organisations. However, the Brussels Institute for Statistics and Analysis (BISA) has no control over the technical aspects or the content of such third party websites. Therefore, BISA cannot guarantee the relevance, currency or accuracy of this external information and assumes no responsibility in this regard.

BISA assumes no responsibility for any material or moral damage that may directly or indirectly result from the consultation or use of websites or information on such third party websites.

If you wish to create a hyperlink from your own website to this one, we advise you to contact the webmaster involved, who will inform you as soon as possible if your request is granted.
However, BISA reserves the right to withdraw its authorisation at any time.

Intellectual property rights

In conformity with the provisions of the law of 30 June 1994 concerning authors’ rights and neighbouring rights, the information you find on or through the BISA website are copyright-free, unless stated otherwise.

The information can be used for free provided the source is acknowledged. When a prior authorisation is requested for the use or reproduction of certain information, the user limitations are explicitly mentioned.

In case of any further distribution of these data, we ask the distributor to respect the principles of impartiality and objectivity, meaning that “the statistics must be distributed respecting the scientific independence and objectively, professionally and transparently,  putting all users on an equal footing.

The images used on the BISA website are the property of the Brussels Capital Region or any other natural or legal person mentioned in the copyright.
Without prior authorisation, the reproduction of photographs and illustrations is prohibited. Such requests have to be submitted via the contact form.

All rights are reserved and are the exclusive property of the Brussels Capital Region, downloadable documents included.

Use of your browsing details

When you visit the BISA website, the various servers automatically collect information such as:

  • your IP address;
  • the date you accessed the website;
  • the pages you viewed;
  • the browser you are using;
  • the keywords you used to find the BISA website.

This information is stored and processed for statistical purposes and website administration only.

Privacy policy

Any personal data BISA has and receives, more specifically via forms published on the website, are used solely to process any request you submit.

These data are stored and processed in accordance with the provisions of:

  • Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR) and the relevant or equivalent Belgian laws and regulations;
  • the Data Protection Act of 8 December 1992;
  • and in all cases, insofar as in force and applicable, in accordance with any amended, modified or substitute legal or regulatory data protection provisions.

Under these provisions, you have the right to:

  • access your personal data, to have them amended or deleted;
  • restrict or object to the use of your data for certain purposes;
  • receive your data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable and interoperable form so that they can be reused;
  • file a complaint about the way your personal data are handled with the data protection authorities,

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us via the contact form, specifying the nature of your request.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact the BISA Data Protection Officer (DPO) at privacy.dpo[at]