1. General

1.1 General information
This Privacy Statement applies to and to anyone visiting
The Amsterdam Life Sciences District respects the privacy of all users of this website and ensures that personal information provided by email and/or by contact form, will be treated confidentially and in conformity with the Dutch Privacy Law (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).
Personal information provided via the website of the Amsterdam Life Sciences District or by email, shall be used only for the purpose for which the personal data is provided to for instance the reaction to requests for information. If you have any question with respect to the processing of your personal data please contact us via

1.2 Contact information
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, you may contact:
– Email:
– Address: Paasheuvelweg 25, Tower C4, 1105BP, Amsterdam

2. Legal basis
The use of your personal data by Amsterdam Life Sciences District only takes place with your consent.
When you visit our website, digital information sent by your web browser, such as IP addresses, geolocation, the web browser used for the connection, the device operating system and other digital property may be collected and stored. Amsterdam life Sciences District does not link IP addresses or cookies to any personally identifiable information.

3. Personal data

3.1 Collected data
Amsterdam Life Sciences District merely collects your name, surname and email address when you sign up for our newsletter and for the sole purpose of our newsletter subscription / information and/or invite you to activities organized by the Amsterdam Life Sciences District.
Amsterdam Life Sciences District makes use of MailChimp in order to send out newsletters and does not collect any other personal data.

3.2 Retention period
Amsterdam Life Sciences District does not retain your personal data any longer than necessary. You may unsubscribe from our newsletter at any given time, by clicking on “unsubscribe” at the bottom of our newsletter or by sending an email to
After ending our newsletter subscription, your personal data will not be retained

4. Data security
Amsterdam Life Sciences District takes the security of your personal data very seriously and has taken adequate technical and organizational measures to protect the collected data. We have also taken sufficient measures to prevent any physical or digital unauthorized access.

5. Third party usage
Amsterdam Life Sciences District does not provide your personal data to third parties, other than those mentioned in this statement. Occasionally, we may also share this information with our founding partners (ahti, Gemeente Amsterdam, UMC) We do not share your data with other third parties.

6. Cookies
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are stored to keep track of a person’s web surfing behavior. There are various types of cookies with different purposes.

Functionality cookies are cookies that have a functional purpose and they can be used by a website to track its visitors’ preferences. Most importantly, these functionality cookies enable visitors to share content through their social media. Amsterdam Life Sciences District makes use of AddThis to enable visitors to share content through social media buttons of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Analytical cookies are cookies that are used to gain insight in the use, traffic and performance of the website and its functions. We use Google Analytics to collect statistical data about our visitors. We collect this information in a way that does not identify you and the data is not shared with anybody else.
The cookies collected by are in no way used to identify visitors.
We do not make use of any type of tracking or targeting cookies.

7. Rights
The Amsterdam Life Sciences District gladly informs you of your rights regarding your personal data:

7.1 Right to obtain access to personal data, right to rectification and right of erasure
In case you would like to invoke your right to obtain access to your personal data or the right to rectify or erase your personal data, please contact

7.2 Right to object
You may always invoke your right to object to collecting your personal data. Please address your objection to

7.3 Right to data portability
In case you would like to transmit your personal data to yourself or another party, please contact

7.4 Right to limitation of data processing
In some cases, among which are for example when you object to data processing or when you make a request for rectification, you may request via to limit the processing of your personal data.

7.5 Right to lodge a complaint
In case the abovementioned rights are not considered sufficient, you may also lodge a complaint with the Dutch independent supervisory authority Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens

8. Changes to this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement has entered into force as of May 25, 2018. Amsterdam Life Sciences District reserves the right to modify this Cookie Statement at any time. Any future changes made to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this website.

You should be aware that the Amsterdam Life Sciences District is not responsible for the privacy policy of other sites that are accessible via a link on our website. We recommend that you consult the privacy statement and disclaimer of that other website when accessing third party websites via our website.