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Profile of registrant

European Smokeless Tobacco Council

Identification number in the register: 76631212796-76
Registration date: 15/12/09 17:00:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 02/12/13 16:12:55
The date of the last annual update was 02/12/13 16:12:55

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: European Smokeless Tobacco Council
Acronym: ESTOC
Legal status: AISBL
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Patrik Hildingsson
Position: Chairman

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Inge Delfosse
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 108 Rue du Trône - Troonstraat 
Brussels 1050
Telephone number: (+32) 2 646 34 97
Fax number: (+32) 2 646 35 97
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The European Smokeless Tobacco Council is a non-profit organisation. Its purpose is to help Members to comply with legal and technical requirements applicable to their product category according to the local, national, european and international law, mainly paying specific attention to any type of act or legislation which may affect the production and the marketing of smokeless tobacco in Europe and keeping Members informed on the subject.

ESTOC will namely
- inform its members on all actions or proposals of legislative or statutory actions adopted by local, national, european or international authorities which may affect the manufacture and marketing of smokeless tobacco in Europe
- provide information to the distributors on legal and technical issues in relation to smokeless tobacco
- organise seminars, exhibitions and study trips in areas concerning ESTOC
- promote contacts and co-operation between Members of ESTOC and various legislative and/or advisory bodies both national and pan-European
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Inge Delfosse 22/01/14 20/01/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Provide information to the association's members on the review of the Tobacco Products Directive

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.