Legal Notice

Conditions of use of the website

The website aims to provide a regional map of electric car charging points in public and semi-public spaces.

The use of the information contained on this website is authorised and even encouraged as long as the website is mentioned as the source, and the conditions of use listed below are complied with.

In order to define the location of charging stations, a regional mapping is carried out annually. This mapping is the result of collaboration between independent experts (VUB), the Region (Brussels Environment and Brussels Mobility), the municipalities and Sibelga. In the future, this mapping will take into account the use of existing stations to identify the useful number and strategic locations for new stations. In addition to installing the charging points according to their usage data, the Region will soon have a basic network. For these reasons, there are no plans to install new charging points based on citizens' requests.

Brussels Environment ensures that the information on its website is as correct and up-to-date as possible. However, Brussels Environment cannot be held responsible for any errors therein.
Brussels Environment makes every effort to ensure maximum and continuous availability of this website. However, it is not immune to technical failure: Brussels Environment declines all responsibility in the event of unavailability of the website, whatever the duration of this unavailability.

Protection of personal data

Brussels Environment, the environment and energy administration in the Brussels-Capital Region, is responsible for processing your data for:

  • Processing necessary for the performance of a task in the exercise of official authority and in the public interest:
    • The collection of data on electric car charging points in public and semi-public spaces by the CIRB and the publication of this data.

Data processed

The following data is processed:

  • Identification data:
    • Address of each charging point;
    • ID of each charging point;
  • Characteristics of the charging point:

    Batch Data
    • The amperage of the connector;
    • The format of the connector, if it is a Connector.format plug or socket;
    • The ID of the connector within the EVSE;
    • The maximum power per connector;
    • The type of power supply per connector (single-phase, three-phase, direct current);
    • Brands and models of connector;
    • The voltage of the connector;
    • Ad hoc payment methods with ad hoc prices (debit/credit card, pin code, contactless, etc.) ;
    • EVSE ID. Uniquely identifies the EVSE within the OPC platform (this field can never be changed, modified or renamed);
    • Unique ID of the EVSE to the outside world.  Complies with eMI3standard version V1.0;
    • EVSE ID, a number or string printed on the outside of the EVSE for visual identification;
    • Date of last update of EVSE data;
    • Parking restrictions for the EVSE. For example: EV-ONLY, PLUGGED (only allowed when plugged in), DISABLED (PRM), CUSTOMERS (for hotel guests), MOTORCYCLES, etc. ;
    • Type of charging site: public, semi-public;
    • Public is defined as being accessible to all 24/7;
    • Address of the charging location: Street and house number;
    • Name of the city where the charging station is located;
    • Latitude and longitude of the charging location;
    • Country of the charging location;
    • Start of the exceptional period during which the charging site is not operational/accessible;
    • End of the exceptional period during which the charging location is not operational/accessible;
    • Unique identifier for the charging location;
    • Date of the last update of the data on the charging location. This can be a status update or any other update (e.g. contact details);
    • Time slots (hours) during which the charging site is accessible for charging;
    • The operator of the charging station;
    • The postcode of the charging station;
    • SLA for the charging location, which indicates the probability that the charging points at that location are operating normally;
    • The time at which the charging session is completed/terminated;
    • The time at which the charging session became active;
    • The unique ID that identifies the session in the CPO platform;
    • Time stamp of the last update (or creation) of this session;
    • Tariff information per connector/EVSE. This contains the following elements:
      • Type: Time (charging time), energy (in kWh), parking time (non-charging time), flat (flat rate)
      • Price per unit excluding VAT
      • VAT (%):
      • Step Size: minimum amount to be invoiced. This unit will be built with step size blocks

    Streaming Data
    • Status of the EVSE in real time. The values can be: Available, blocked, charging, inoperative, out of order, planned, withdrawn, reserved, unknown.

Data retention

Your data is kept for the following periods of time:

  • Concerning the availability of charging stations: real time data flow
  • Concerning the location of the charging stations, the cost of charging and possible malfunctions: 24-hour data flow.

Exercising your rights

You can exercise your rights under the GDPR by contacting us:

You can exercise the following rights:

  • Access to your personal data: we will provide you with a copy of the personal data we process in connection with the Electrify website;
  • Rectification of your personal data: if you consider that your data is inaccurate or incomplete, you may request that it be corrected or that information be added;
  • Deletion of your personal data: you can request the deletion of your personal data;
  • Right to object: you may object to any processing based on the performance of a task in the exercise of official authority and in the public interest on grounds relating to your particular situation. We will stop processing your data if you object to this for good reason;
  • Limitation of processing: you may request the suspension of processing while we investigate your request to rectify your data or exercise your right to object.

Contact details of the Data Protection Officer (DPO)

You can also contact our data protection officer if you have any questions about the use of your personal data:

Contact details of the Data Protection Authority (DPA)

If you wish, you can lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority:

  • By email:
  • By post:
    Autorité de protection des données
    Rue de la Presse, 35
    1000 Brussels

Cookie policy

Browsing the website is accompanied by the use of the following cookies:

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  • _fbp
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1. Cookies required for the operation of the website

These cookies are exempt from the consent requirement:

Name Retention period Purpose
orejime 100 days Stores the user's choice regarding cookies

2. Cookies for audience measurement

In order to adapt the website to the demands of its visitors, we measure visitor activity on the website using Google Analytics.

Name Retention period Purpose
_ga 26 months Registers a unique identifier used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
_gid 26 months Registers a unique identifier used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
_gat Duration of the session Used by Google Analytics to monitor the rate of requests to its server

We also collect your IP address to determine the city from which you log in. It is immediately anonymised after use. Brussels Environment can, therefore, under no circumstances identify natural persons in this way.

You can choose to refuse the cookies placed by Google Analytics, generally by means of the available procedure

3. Advertising cookies

Name Retention period Purpose
_fbp 36 months The Facebook pixel identifies users coming from a Facebook page in order to measure the impact of awareness campaigns launched by Brussels Environment
_p_hfp_client_id 1 day Used to implement social platforms on the website. This allows them to track the user by assigning a specific identifier to the user.

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Duration of the session

Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites in order to present more relevant advertisements. It also allows the website to limit the number of times the same ad is shown to the visitor.

_gcl_au 3 months Used by Google AdSense to test the effectiveness of advertising on various websites using their services.


Persistent Used by Facebook to provide a range of advertising products such as real-time offers from third-party advertisers.

Intellectual property rights

In accordance with the provisions of the law of 30 June 1994 on copyright and related rights, you have the right to download and reproduce the information on this website for your personal use.
Brussels Environment reserves all intellectual property rights to the website and the information made available on it, in particular photographs and maps.

We draw your attention to the fact that the trademarks and logos used on our website are used with the agreement of their owners. These may be protected by property rights. Therefore, they cannot be used without their consent.

Date updated: 13 October 2022