Privacy statement

The Centre of Excellence for Data Sharing and Cloud (hereafter: CoE-DSC) is responsible for the processing of personal data as shown in this privacy statement. We value and respect your privacy. Below you can read how we handle your personal data.


Personal data that we process

The CoE-DSC processes your personal data because you use our services and / or because you provide this data to us yourself.

Below you will find an overview of the personal data we process:

  1. Surfing on this website:
  • Information about your activities on our website
  • Internet browser and device type
  • IP address
  1. Newsletter subscription:
  • First and last name
  • E-mail address
  • Company name
  • Other personal data that you might actively provide to us, for example in correspondence and by telephone

For what purpose and on what basis we process personal data

The CoE-DSC processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Sending our newsletter (if you have given consent to receive the newsletter)
  • Invite you to our community events (if you have given consent to receive invitations)
  • Analysing statistics of email opening and clicks in Mailchimp to help us monitor and improve our newsletter
  • To be able to e-mail you if necessary to carry out our services
  • Analyse surfing behavior in order to improve our website
  • Comply with our legal and regulatory obligations

How long we keep personal data

The CoE-DSC does not store your personal data longer than is strictly necessary to realise the goals for which your data is collected.

Sharing personal data with third parties

The CoE-DSC does not sell your data to third parties and will only provide it if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation. We conclude a processor agreement with companies that processes your data on our behalf to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. The CoE-DSC remains responsible for these processing activities.

Cookies, or comparable techniques, that we use

The CoE-DSC uses functional and analytical cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is stored in the browser of your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. The CoE-DSC uses cookies with a purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website works properly and that, for example, your preferred settings are remembered. These cookies are also used to optimise our website.

On your first visit to our website, we have already informed you about these cookies and asked for your permission to place them. You can opt out of cookies by changing the cookie settings of your internet browser. In addition, you can also delete all information previously saved via the settings of your browser.

Some cookies on this website are placed by third parties.

This website includes buttons to promote or share pages on the social networks Twitter and Linkedin. These buttons only become active if you click on them. The buttons work by means of pieces of code that come from the social networks. Cookies are placed using this code when you click on the button.

Read the privacy statements of Twitter and LinkedIn (which can change regularly) to see what they do with your personal data that they process with this code. The information is transferred to and by the social media networks stored on servers in the United States. Twitter and LinkedIn adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the United States Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

Cookie: Googly Analytics
Name: _utma 
Function: Analytical cookie that measures website visits 
Retention period: persistent 

View, adjust or delete your data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to the data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by the CoE-DSC and you have the right to data portability. This means that you can submit a request to us to send the personal data that we hold about you in a computer file to you or another organisation mentioned by you.

You can send a request for access, correction, deletion, data transfer of your personal data or request for cancellation of your consent or objection to the processing of your personal data to We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but within four weeks.

The CoE-DSC would also like to point out that you have the opportunity to file a complaint with the national supervisory authority, the Dutch Data Protection Authority. You can do this via the following link.

How we protect personal data

The CoE-DSC takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorised modification. If you feel that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of abuse, please contact us via

Contact details
High Tech Campus 25
5656 AE Eindhoven
+31 88 866 50 00