Privacy Statement

About this website

This website is the website of the Dutch national research programme “Building a Synthetic Cell (BaSyC)”. For more information about this programme see the page “About BaSyC” on this website.

Personal data that we process

We ask personal data:

  1. upon registration to symposia and other events
  2. through the contact form

What data do we ask?

Depending on the specific case a subset of the following data is asked:

  • Name
  • Title
  • Email address
  • Affiliation
  • Country
  • Dietary requirements

What do we do with your data?

We use the data only for the purpose indicated on the submission forms, namely:

  1. In case of symposia and events: for organizational and logistics purposes
  2. To reply to the requests submitted through the contact form

How and how long do we store your data

All the data collected are stored exclusively at Delft University of Technology, where the BaSyC office is located.
Data collected for the purpose of organizing events are destroyed after the event.
Further, the synthetic cell office keeps overviews of the comments submitted through the contact forms. These overviews are kept in principle for the length of the duration of the initiative.

Sharing of your personal data with third parties

All the information submitted through this website will be used only for the purpose it is submitted for. It will not be shared with third parties at any moment.

View, modify or delete your data

At any moment you can ask us to view, modify or delete the data you submitted through the website. Please send a request to

Cookies or similar techniques that we use

We do not use intentionally any cookies for gathering additional information on the website visitors or for advertorials or any commercial activities. Our website is hosted and maintained by provider Ivaldi (

Updating our privacy statement

The BaSyC office reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. Changes will be published on our website. We recommend that you regularly visit our website for the most recent version of this document.


Delft, May 2018