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Privacy Policy

We want to protect the privacy of visitors to our website and of individuals who give GÉANT their personal details.
Please read the following policy; it will help you to understand how we use personal data.
Whenever you give us personal data, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with this privacy policy.
We may change our privacy policy at any time without giving you notice.

What personal data do we collect?

Our web servers log all requests processed from client access storing attributes such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type and your computer's Operating System.
When you register for GÉANT conferences, workshops, other services, make an enquiry or join one of our mailing lists you may be asked to provide some personal data such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. This may be stored in a database for GÉANT's own use.
When you log in to GÉANT sites that use federated authentication, we store the attributes that are being sent to us.
GÉANT does not store credit card numbers or credit card details on any of its servers.
We may use cookies. You can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent. If you refuse cookies, some pages may not function.

How do we use your personal data?

We use your data to help us tell you about GÉANT activities.
We may also use your personal data to monitor the use of our website, to record traffic flows and to carry out research about our visitors’ and customers’ demographics, interests and behaviour. We do this to understand our visitors, customers and potential customers better.
Whenever and wherever we collect, process or use personal data, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely and in accordance with our privacy policy.

To whom might we disclose your personal data?

We will not disclose your personal data to a third-party unless we are obliged to do so or allowed to do so by law, or where we need to do so in order to carry out the work of the association.

External Links

Our website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our website, and to read the privacy policy of other sites that collect or use personal data.


Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet or any other network can be guaranteed as 100% secure, but we take appropriate steps to try to protect the security of your personal data.


This is the website is operated by Europe's leading collaboration on e-infrastructure and services for research and education (GÉANT), a not-for-profit association incorporated under Dutch law in the Netherlands with Association Register Amsterdam No. 40535155.

The GÉANT Amsterdam office address is:
Singel 468 – D
NL-1017 AW Amsterdam
The Netherlands.

tel.: +31 20 530 4488

Inaccuracies and Corrections

We would like to keep your personal data accurate and up to date. If you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies please let us know by contacting: e-mail: