Privacy policy

1. Introduction

This privacy policy is designed to inform you of the practices of (‘, ‘we‘ or ‘us‘), regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data (as defined below) through (the ‘Site‘) in its capacity as data controller (as defined below).

By ‘personal data‘ we mean any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, as further defined the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

By ‘data controller‘ we mean the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing personal data, as further defined the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

Please ensure that you read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting personal data. Your use of the site is subject to this website privacy policy. We may amend or update all or part of this privacy policy at any time. We therefore recommend that you regularly check the privacy policy for updates. The date of the last update is indicated above.


2. Processing of personal data

On this site, you register for an activity via the registration form. We process your personal data to enable you to take part of the activity, receive the newsletter or be informed of other activities linked to the website. The legal basis for these processing operations is your registration and participation in this activity and any subsequent events or activities linked to the site. In addition, a legal basis is our legitimate interest in the careful management of accounts and record keeping.

After your registration, your name will be shared with cooperation partners for perusal. Cooperation partners have no rights to process or use this personal data.

3. Processing of contact data

If you have contacted us via contact form or contact button, contact data will not be shared with third parties and will be treated confidentially by


4. Other dataprocessing

This site also processes personal data sent by your own browser, such as your IP address and browser specifications. This processing is necessary for the proper functioning of the site.


5. Cookies

The site makes use of ‘cookies’. Some cookies are necessary for the site to function properly, and others enable us to analyse the use and users of the site. Cookies may also be used to provide you with specific information or content that better suits your interests. Some of these cookies may require your prior consent. For additional information and to see which cookies we use, please refer to our cookie policy.


6. Retention of personal data

We aim to retain personal data for as short a period as possible. We determine the retention period of your personal data based on the following criteria: (a) the purpose for which we use your personal data: we retain your personal data for as long as necessary for that purpose; and (b) legal obligations: varying laws and regulations prescribe minimum retention periods that we must comply with.


7. Your rights

Right to restrict processing. You have the right to request us to restrict the processing of your personal data in specific situations as set out in applicable data protection legislation (e.g., if the accuracy of your personal data is disputed by you, for a period that allows us to verify the accuracy of your personal data). Restrictions on our processing may affect the functionality of the site.


Right to data erasure

You have the right to request us to delete your personal data on systems if your personal data is no longer needed in relation to the purposes for which it was collected and otherwise processed. You also have the right to data erasure if you exercise your right to object as referred to above unless we have a higher legitimate ground not to erase the data in question. We may not immediately be able to delete all remaining copies from our servers and backup systems after the active data has been erased. Such copies will be deleted as soon as reasonably possible.


Right to data portability

You have the right to obtain your personal data in a structured, common and machine-readable form and/or request that they be transferred to a third party if this is technically feasible. Please note that this right only relates to personal data you have provided to us.

 In order to exercise the aforementioned rights, or if you should have any questions, please contact us by clicking on the Contact Us link or email or Contact us using the details below.

Dutch Association for Diabetes Research

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority should you believe that has unlawfully processed your personal data. For the Netherlands, see