Terms and Conditions
The information on this site is subject to a disclaimer, a copyright notice rules related to personal data protection, cookies, security vulnerability and a contact address.

These electronically available texts are intended to provide general information to the public and researchers, as well as technical support for a number of processes. No rights can be derived from these texts. NWO| SotJ is not liable for the use made of this information by third parties or for the third-party documents that can be accessed via thetexts of this website. In the case of discrepancies compared with official printed NWO| SotJ documents the printed text prevails, unless explicitly stated otherwise. The information and contact details on this site are expressly not intended for use related to purposes outside of NWO | SotJ working area. Therefore without the written permission of NWO | SotJ it is not permitted to include e-mail addresses or other data (hereinafter jointly “Data”) from this site in databases, relations databases or products in relation to such a use, or to process these Data otherwise. NWO reserves the right to claim damages for the undesired use of the Data in whatever manner that may have occurred. The automated or serial sending of e-mail or other types of electronic messages to several e-mail addresses of NWO | SotJ employees is, in principle, construed as misuse and the origin of the addresses is not relevant in this respect. An exception to this is made for the case that the employees concerned have given individual permission in writing for this sending.

Copyright notice
Reuse of the available texts is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged, unless explicitly stated otherwise. The general principle of reuse can be subject to conditions which may be specified in individual copyright notices. Reuse is not applicable to documents subject to intellectual property rights of third parties.

Personal Data Protection
NWO| SotJ is committed to user privacy. Its policy on protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data" is based on Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000. Users of this site are asked to report cases of personal data breaches without delay to NWO / SotJ using the contact address on this website.

Privacy statement
A specific privacy policy statement will contain the following information about the use of your data:
  • What information is collected, for what purpose and through which technical means NWO | SotJ collects personal information exclusively to the extent necessary to fulfil the given specific purpose.
  • To whom your information is disclosed. NWO | SotJ will only disclose information to third parties if that is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose(s) identified above and to the mentioned (categories of) recipients. NWO | SotJ will not divulge your personal data for direct marketing purposes;
  • ow you can access your information, verify its accuracy and, if necessary, correct it. As a data subject you also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data on legitimate compelling grounds except when it is collected in order to comply with a legal obligation, or is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or is to be used for a purpose for which you have given your unambiguous consent;
  • How long your data is kept. NWO | SotJ only keeps the data for the time necessary to fulfil the purpose of collection.

How do we treat e-mails you send us?
The website www.sotj.nl has a "Contact" button, which activates an e-mail form and invites you to send your comments to a specific functional mailbox (sotj@nwo.nl). When you send a message, your personal data is collected only to the extent necessary to reply.
In case NWO | SotJ will use the data during the time necessary to fulfil the purpose of collection for further processing, such further processing will be in accordance with the mission and objectives of NWO | SotJ respectively the ‘Wet bescherming persoonsgegevens’ (Dutch Law on personal data protection). In any case the data will be destroyed as soon as the purpose of collection has been served completely”.

Cookies – storing information on your computer
To make this site function properly, we sometimes place small data files on your computer, known as cookies. Most big websites or internet service providers do this too. Cookies help the site remember your settings – language, font size and other preferences for how you want to view the site on your computer - so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to us. Our cookies are not used to identify you personally. They’re just there to make the site work better for you. You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see AboutCookies.org.
You can delete all the cookies already on your computer and you can set most browsers to block them being placed. But if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the site. NWO | SotJ does not use cookies for any other purpose than those presented here. Security Vulnerability We are happy to work with you to resolve any security vulnerability as soon as possible. And therefore request you to share your information on the subject with us via sotj@nwo.nl. To prevent a potential vulnerability being abused by others, we ask you use the following guidelines:
  • Provide sufficient information (for example, a detailed description including IP addresses, logs, how to reproduce the vulnerability, screenshots, etc.) so that we can handle your message as effectively as possible.
  • Do not share knowledge about the vulnerability with others, until the leak has been repaired. Do not abuse the vulnerability.
  • Once a vulnerability is reported, we will contact you within 5 days to make arrangements for a reasonable period of recovery and a possible coordinated publication of the vulnerability.

Whom to contact if you have queries or complaints.
You can send information to sotj@nwo.nl