Privacy Statement

The University of the North (UvhN) always handles your personal data with the utmost care; you should be able to trust that your personal data are processed lawfully and are adequately protected. The UvhN is a collaboration between five knowledge institutions in the Northern Netherlands: the University of Groningen, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen, NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences, and the UMCG. The University of Groningen is the coordinator of this network and acts as its contact person. This privacy statement informs you of how personal data are handled in the context of the network’s activities. The five knowledge institutions act jointly as data controller. The UvhN wants to be transparent about how it deals with your personal data. This privacy statement is supplementary to the general privacy statement. Each institution also has its own general privacy statement.

Why do we process personal data?

To inform stakeholders about UvhN activities by sending newsletters. Stakeholders include individuals who subscribe to the newsletter, students, and staff members.

How do we collect data and how long do we store them?

Data are provided via the contact form on the UvhN website or are collected as part of the institution’s performance of a task carried out in the public interest.

Which systems do we use to store your data?

If you register via the contact form, your data are collected in Mailchimp. If the knowledge institution collects your data in a different way, they will be stored on the knowledge institution’s systems in accordance with the general privacy statement.

We store your data in accordance with laws and regulations and in particular with the Selection List for Universities and UMCs (version 1 Jan 2020).

Legal bases:

Depending on how your data are collected, the following legal bases apply.

Who receives your data?

Your data will be shared with the University of Groningen. Within the University of Groningen, your data are shared with the relevant University of the North staff in the Research & Impact cluster.

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Which of your data do we process?

Details of organization

If you have any questions or requests regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact:

University of Groningen
Attn. Central Privacy Desk
Postal address: P.O. Box 72
9700 AB Groningen

Your message will always be shared with the Data Protection Officer of the UG.