Brainport Eindhoven

Privacy Policy

How do we collect and use your personal data?

In this privacy policy we explain how we collect and use your personal information. Brainport Development N. V. may obtain your personal data when you use our services and/or when you provide them to us yourself.

Below you find an overview of the personal data that we process

Provision of personal data

The provision of your personal data is voluntary – it is not an obligation arising from law, contract or other reason. If you do not provide your personal data to us, Brainport Development N.V. cannot contact you or send you information.

Special and/or sensitive personal data that we process

Our website and/or service has no intention to collect data of website visitors under 16 years of age, unless they have permission from their parents or guardian. However, we cannot check whether a visitor is over 16 years old. We therefore recommend parents to be involved in their children’s online activities in order to protect the personal data of minors online. If you are convinced that we have collected personal data about a minor without consent, please contact us at, and we will remove this information.

Why we need data

The main purposes for which we use your personal information are:

How long we retain your data

Personal data will not be retained for longer than strictly necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected. Our retention period(s) are:
For project files – the statutory retention period. The retention period of a project file may be extended, if it concerns a grant. This period shall be fixed by the grantor.
For personal data – the statutory retention period or shorter if requested by you.

Sharing data with third parties

Brainport Development N. V. only shares data with third parties and only if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with you in the context of a given assignment and/or execution of a (subsidy) project or in order to comply with a legal obligation.

Your right to complain to the Dutch Data Protection Authority

If you are not satisfied with the way Brainport Development deals with your questions or complaint, you can submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

Tracking website activity

a. Cookies
Brainport Development N. V. only uses technical and functional cookies. In addition, we also use analytical cookies that do not infringe your privacy. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. The cookies we use are necessary for the technical operation and the usability of the website. They ensure that the website works properly and remember your preferred settings, for example. It also allows us to optimise our website. To disable cookies, change the settings in your internet browser to prevent new cookies from being installed. In addition, you can also delete all information previously stored in your browser settings.

b. Third-party content
This website does not store third-party content such as widgets, plug-ins or embedded content.

c. Newsletter
When you subscribe to the Brainport Development N. V. newsletter or to Brainport Development N. V. related projects and programs, we will only use your email address to send this newsletter. When you unsubscribe from the newsletter, your email address will be removed from our mailing list.

View, modify or delete data

You have the right to access, correct or delete your personal data. You can send your request regarding access, correction or deletion to In order to ensure that the request for access has been made by you, we ask you to enclose a copy of your identity document with the request. For privacy reasons, we ask you to obscure your passport photo and social security number (BSN) on this copy. Brainport Development N. V. will respond to your request as soon as possible, but within four weeks.

You can also reach us at:


Brainport Development N.V. takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification.