Who is responsible for the personal information collected on this site?
For general requests, your personal data is controlled ultimately by by Lygature, a not-for-profit organization registered in Leiden, The Netherlands with registered number 28111472 whose registered office is at Galileiweg 8, 2333 BD Leiden, The Netherlands.
Special Notice - if you are under 18 years old
Our website is not aimed at children under 18 years old and we will not collect, use, provide or process in any other form any personal data of children under the age of 18 deliberately. We therefore also ask you, if you are under 18 years old, please do not send us your personal data (for example, your name, address and email address). If you are under 18 years old and you nevertheless wish to ask a question or use this website in anyway which requires you to submit your personal data, please get your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.
Purposes of the collection of your data
One of the purposes of our website is to inform you of who we are and what we do. We collect and use personal data (including name, address, telephone number and email) to better provide you with required services or information. We therefore use your personal data in order to:
- respond to queries or requests submitted by you
- process orders or applications submitted by you
- administer or otherwise carry out our obligations in relation to any agreement you have with us
- anticipate and resolve problems with any goods or services supplied to you
- provide services covered under separate agreements available on this website that may meet your needs.
To optimize our information we may wish to use your personal data for direct emails. As we respect your privacy we will only use your personal data for this purpose when you are aware thereof and if required we will request your consent prior to using your personal data.
Additionally, if at any time you wish us to stop using your personal data for any or all of the above purposes, please contact us as set out below. We will stop the use of your personal data for such purposes as soon as it is reasonably possible to do so.
In addition, the collected personal data may be transferred to selected third parties, which may be located outside of the Economic European Area (“EEA”) as part of the services offered to you through our site. By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EEA or one of our service providers is located in a country outside of the EEA.
These third parties will be obligated not to use your personal data for any other purposes than what we have agreed with you. We request those third parties to implement adequate levels of protection in order to safeguard your personal data.
We respect your personal data and therefore, we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected if we transfer your personal data outside of the EEA in this way. In addition, if you use our services while you are outside the EEA, your personal data may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide you with those services.
Please be assured that we will not use your personal data for a purpose or in a way you have indicated that you do not wish us to use when the data are submitted or when updated at a later date.
Collection of non-personal data
We may automatically collect non-personal data such as the type of internet browsers used while visiting our website or sites from which visits originated (via a link). We may also aggregate details submitted to the site (for example, visitors’ ages and the towns where they live). You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service. We may from time to time supply third parties with this non-personal or aggregated data for uses in connection with this website.
Purpose of Use
The personal data we collect will only be used for the purpose of supplying you with requested products or services, or for other purposes for which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law.
Interaction between you and us
Keeping our records accurate
We aim to keep your personal data as accurate as possible. If you would like to review, change or delete the details you have supplied us with, please contact us as set out below.
Security of your personal data
We have implemented technology and policies with the objective of protecting your personal data from unauthorized access and improper use and will update these measures as new technology becomes available, as appropriate.
We only retain personal data for as long as is necessary for us to render a service you have requested or to which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law (e.g. in connection with pending litigation).
Use of your personal data submitted to other websites
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