The Belgian Freight
Forwarding Association


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on 25 May 2018. These new regulations apply to all companies processing personal data. Forwarders, shipping agents and logistics service providers also fall within this scope and will have to take measures to comply with the legislation.

GDPR templates

Some templates have been developed by FORWARD Belgium and ASV to support members. Use of these templates can already be very helpful to companies in complying with the GDPR regulations. FORWARD Belgium and ASV have taken a pragmatic approach to the development of these templates, founded on the basic requirements imposed by legislation.

The following templates have been developed:

Privacy statement for the website:

In order to clarify which template should be used for what, further information has also been provided and can be downloaded here.

For additional information about the GDPR, please contact the FORWARD Belgium secretariat.