38 ticket buyers for this year’s Tomorrowland were denied entry after a
screening process conducted by the Belgian federal police. Now,
those 38 have lodged formal complaints with the Belgian
Privacy Commission who have been tasked with looking into the
Though Tomorrowland is not being directly investigated in this
matter, the Privacy Commission is looking into the method of
screening used by the Belgian police to determine whether any
rights were violated.
The general terms and conditions of Tomorrowland state
that “all visitors to the festival declare to have been
informed of the fact that the Organiser collects data for
According to Billboard, this is not the first year that
Tomorrowland has had attendees screened, nor is it the first
year that ticket buyers have been denied from the festival.
Belgian police were reportedly given permission for the
screenings by the mayors of towns Boom and Rumst, where
Tomorrowland is held annually.
Read the full story at De Standaard.
H/T Billboard Dance