Privacy statement

As soon as you visit this website you enable TNO to collect personal data about you, both directly (via the personal data provided at our request) and indirectly. TNO considers it of great importance that the personal data provided by you will be safeguarded and handled with the utmost care. 

TNO will therefore use these personal data exclusively in accordance with the objectives described in this privacy statement and the other described ways of data processing.

The responsible party for the data processing is the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO, with registered office in Delft.

Objectives of data processing

TNO will use your personal data for the performance of the various agreements which TNO may conclude with you. We will for instance ask your address data in order to send you your subscription to the TNO Magazine. TNO will also save the data provided by you when you for instance apply for a brochure or annual report.

In addition TNO will process your personal data for sending the online news letter and digital press releases.

No use of data by third parties

Unless the hereafter mentioned exceptions are applicable, TNO will under no circumstances make your data available to third parties. Nor will your data be sold. Exceptions no use of data by third parties:

  • in case of legal provision of legal procedure;
  • to protect TNO’s rights or it’s property;
  • to prevent any crime of to protect the public safety; or
  • to protect the personal safety of the website users

Cookies uses cookies. A cookie is a file sent by the website and records information about your visit to uses cookies for the following purposes: 

  • In order to improve your user experience by enabling our website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit or to remember whether you have already completed a survey.
  • To gather statistics about our users. We then use these statistics to improve our website for better future use. makes use of Google Analytics. As supplier of Analytics, Google can use the information obtained through cookies for its own products and services. Google may pass this information on to third parties if Google is legally required to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of and on behalf of Google. TNO.NL cannot influence this. Also see Google's Analytics privacy policy.

 If you do not want to accept cookies, you can either set your browser so that you receive a warning each time a website wants to place a cookie on your computer or you can completely disable storage of cookies. You can find information about how to do this in your browser's help function.

Technical security

To optimally protect your personal data against unauthorized access or use, the newest security technology will always be used within TNO.

Privacy policy of third parties

This privacy statement does not apply to websites of third parties which are connected via links to this website. TNO does not accept any responsibility or liability in respect of the way in which these third parties handle personal data. We therefore advise you to always make yourself familiar with the privacy policy on these websites.

Objection against further use of personal data

If you have earlier put your name forward for news letters or press releases by e-mail and you no longer wish to receive them, you must separately cancel them.

If you do not wish to receive any marketing information from TNO, you can make this known by contacting us online via or by telephone: +31 15 269 69 69.


For questions about this privacy statement, our activities in the field of data processing or the use of this website, you may contact us online via or by telephone: +31 15 269 69 69


TNO may at any time amend this privacy statement, without any prior warning. Amendments will be effective upon posting on this website.

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