Privacy & Disclaimer Statement


The purpose of the DCODE NETWORK website ( is to inform visitors about the DCODE NETWORK Project, its research work and opportunities for collaboration. The website also serves as a publicity channel for news reports, press releases and events.

Information on the website

The information on this website is provided without obligation. This information has been compiled with the utmost care and efforts have been made to ensure this information remains up-to-date. Nevertheless, no rights may be derived from the information included on this website. DCODE NETWORK cannot be held liable for the accuracy, completeness, topicality or quality of the information published on its website.

Changes and/or updates

DCODE NETWORK reserves the right to make changes to the information offered on this website without advance notice.

Use of the website

DCODE NETWORK accepts no liability or responsibility for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the DCODE NETWORK website.

External hyperlinks

The DCODE NETWORK website contains a number of external hyperlinks, intended as an additional service for visitors to the website. DCODE NETWORK excludes all liability for any damage incurred by users of the DCODE NETWORK website as a result of visiting another website via an external hyperlink.

Links to the DCODE NETWORK website

External links to pages on the DCODE NETWORK website are permitted providing that they do not damage the good name of the project and the partners. There must be no suggestion that DCODE NETWORK project has authorised the use of a link if such is not the case.

Privacy Policy

The DCODE NETWORK website uses of software to analyse the number of visitors to its web pages and their behavior. This is based on your IP address (Internet Protocol address). The aim of this is to optimize, as far as possible, the information available and the way in which it is presented. The software does not analyse your identity and is used solely for the purpose outlined above. DCODE NETWORK handles the data of the visitors to its website with care. Personal information will only be stored if this serves a reasonable interest. This information is stored securely. In this, DCODE NETWORK closely complies with the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).

Cookie Policy

On this website, we use what are known as cookies, small files that are stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Cookies are used to identify you when you revisit the website and to enable access to specific parts of the DCODE NETWORK website. Almost all internet browsers, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, FireFox and Safari, offer users the option of accepting or refusing cookies. General information on visits to this website is recorded, such as the most requested pages. This general information on website visits is intended to optimise the design of the website. Various tools are used to enable the website to function as effectively as possible, improve user convenience and obtain active feedback from users.

Recording and securing data

DCODE NETWORK uses security procedures to prevent unauthorised access to the confidential information on the website such as data concerning user numbers and user behaviour.

Intellectual property

DCODE NETWORK makes every reasonable effort to enter into a written agreement with the legitimate owner of digital text and images on their use. However, this may be impossible in some cases, because one or more of the legitimate owners of the intellectual property or their heirs cannot be traced. If, in your opinion, any text or digital objects published by DCODE NETWORK on one of the DCODE NETWORK communication channels represent an infringement of your rights, you can contact Your e-mail should contain the title of the relevant item, the communication channel and the materials involved. In such cases, DCODE NETWORK will amend or remove the materials, if no other agreement can be reached. A note to this effect will be included in the materials concerned. This website has been developed for research and educational purposes and not for profit. For this reason, no payment will be made for materials submitted for publication or references on the website. DCODE NETWORK accepts no liability for the inappropriate use of this website or any damage that may arise as a result of its use.


The texts and images on the DCODE NETWORK website may not be copied or changed or used in any other way, without written permission in advance. The intellectual property rights on the DCODE NETWORK website (including texts, design, photographs, videos and logos) rest solely with DCODE NETWORK. Of course, DCODE NETWORK also respects third-party copyright. If you believe that the information on the DCODE NETWORK website infringes your rights, please contact the DCODE NETWORK management group via