AMS Privacy Policy

This page was last changed on 23-5-2018

We are aware that you have put your trust in us. We see it as our responsibility to protect your privacy and handle your data with care. This page tells you what personal data we collect, why we collect this data and how we use it to facilitate collaborations, sustain our network and jointly develop metropolitan solutions. In this way, you will understand exactly how we work.

This privacy policy applies to the services of the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute). AMS Institute respects the privacy of all users of our services and takes care to ensure that the personal data you entrust to us is treated confidentially.

Collaborating & using our services
When you sign up for one of our services, join our events, educational activities, or when you are part of one of our projects, we ask you to provide personal data, such as your email address, your company name, and your role in the organization. We use this data to keep in touch with you, to invite you to our projects, events, education activities and to keep you informed via our newsletter.

Data purposes
We do not collect or process personal data for any other purposes than the purposes stated in this privacy policy, unless we have received your prior consent for this.

Handling your data
The information you entrust to us is not shared with any third parties. We only use your data within our organization to provide the right services to you. Our employees are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your data and have been instructed on how to handle data responsibly.

Services from third parties
Occasionally we use Eventbrite to register people for events – you can find Eventbrite’s privacy policy here.
To run our website we use WordPress. The WordPress privacy policy can be found here.

You should be aware that AMS Institute is not responsible for the privacy policy of other websites and sources.

Options concerning personal data
We offer all visitors to our website the option to view, change or delete all personal data they have provided to us at any time.

  • At the bottom of every mailing you will find the option to change your personal data or to unsubscribe from the newsletter.
  • Please contact us if you want to change your personal data or delete your information from our files. See the contact details below.

Communication by e-mail
If you send us emails or other messages, it is possible that we may save these messages. Sometimes we may ask you for personal data that is relevant to the situation in question. This data enables us to process your questions and answer your requests. The data is stored on the secure servers of TU Delft, Wageningen University & Research or those of a third party.

Questions and feedback
We check regularly to see that we are in compliance with this privacy policy. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at:

AMS Institute
Mauritskade 62
1092 AD Amsterdam
+31 20 6651350
office[@]ams-institute.org

Changes to our privacy statement
This privacy statement is geared to the use and the functions of our services (incl our website) and the way we treat personal data that you’ve shared with us. Any adjustments and/or changes to this website may lead to changes in this privacy statement. For this reason we advise you to consult this privacy statement regularly.