Privacy statement

When you visit our website, we (sometimes) store your data in our systems. Of course you want your data to be safe with us. The partners of the consortium behind DUTCH consider your privacy very important. In this privacy statement you can read which data we process from you and how we handle this data.

We only collect personal data via this website if this is necessary to enable you to make (better) use of this website and the services via this website. In principle, your personal data will only be used for the purposes for which you have shared your personal data with us.

We use your personal data for other purposes in the following cases:

  • If we obtain your specific consent to use your personal data;
  • If we are legally obliged to use your personal data;
  • If we need your personal data to represent our legitimate interests. Legitimate interests are: improving the quality of the service or defending (an employee of) our partners in the event of a complaint or legal claim.


A “cookie” is a small piece of text that a website places in the internet browser of the device you use to visit the website (e.g. computer or smartphone). These cookies allow us to recognize your device and are used for various purposes.

Functional cookies

Some cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the website. We call these ‘functional’ cookies. These cookies are permitted by current legislation and are not blocked by the use of a cookie banner. Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can optionally set your browser so that you receive a warning when you receive a cookie or that cookies are completely refused. Please note that you may not be able to use all functions of the website. We treat the data collected by functional cookies confidentially.

Analytical cookies

In addition, there are also ‘analytical’ cookies. These types of cookies are used to collect and analyze data about the visit to the website. For example, data about the time you visit the website, how often you visit the website or which pages you click on. We use Google Analytics for this. We believe that we comply 100% with the Telecommunications Act by asking your permission for these cookies. You can refuse these cookies via the settings of your browser.

The website contains videos from YouTube and Vimeo. These streaming services have their own conditions for placing cookies. If you have refused cookies on our websites, you can only view these videos on the websites of Youtube and Vimeo themselves.

Third Party Privacy Policy

This privacy statement does not apply to third-party websites that are referred to from our website. We are not responsible for the content of these other websites. We are also not liable for the processing of personal data, cookies and other data by the administrators of these websites. We always recommend that you read the privacy statement and disclaimer of these websites in advance. For questions about these third-party websites, please contact the administrators of those websites directly.


Do you believe that your privacy is at stake? If you have any questions or comments about the protection of your privacy, please contact the Data Protection Officers of Amsterdam UMC via