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Privacy policy

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This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for www.quantum-network.com. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

    Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

    We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

    We will use your email address to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfil your request.

    Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

    Cookies are information files that can be automatically stored on or read from the visitor's device (such as PC, tablet or smartphone) when visiting a website. This is done via the web browser on the device. These cookies process at least the IP address, the Cookie ID and technical information about the device used. This means that we will use your personal data when you visit the website. We use first and third party cookies. First party cookies are, for example, functional cookies that the website installs and approaches. These cookies are necessary for the website to function and do not store any personal or traceable data. Third party cookies are, for example, cookies from advertisers and / or the social media companies.

    We uses cookies to:

    • enable functionalities of the website (technical or functional cookies);
    • to analyse the use of the website and to improve the website on that basis (analytical cookies);
    • to collect information about the browsing behaviour of our visitors
    • We have set the cookie settings to be privacy-friendly so that no permission needs to be asked for the placing of the functional and analytical cookies. This cookie statement therefore contains detailed information about the cookies, pixels and tags that you consent to or do not consent to.

      Functional cookies The placing of technical or functional cookies is necessary for the website to work properly.

      Analytical cookies Analytical cookies process, in addition to the aforementioned data, also the length of time spent on a particular web page and the order in which the various web pages are visited.We use Matomo Analytics to measure the experience of visiting our website, the results of which are then used to improve this website experience. We have set up Matomo to be privacy-friendly so that we do not have to ask for permission to use it. To guarantee your privacy, we mask the last octet of your IP address, disabled data sharing with Matomo and do not use any other Matomo services in combination with Matomo Analytics cookies.

      Advertising cookies We do not use any advertising cookies.

      Disabling or deleting cookies When you visit our website for the first time, a pop-up will appear in which you can indicate whether or not you accept cookies. For purely technical and functional analytical cookies, which are set in a privacy-friendly manner, we do not require permission, which is why they are enabled by default. Once you click on Accept, you give us permission to place all cookies and plug-ins as indicated in the pop-up and described in this statement. You are free to enable the desired cookies via your browser or via the pop-up. Keep in mind that an optimal experience of the website is sometimes no longer possible. Most cookies have an expiry date. This means that they expire automatically after a certain period of time and no longer register data from your site visit. You can also choose to delete cookies manually before the expiry date. For more information about this, you can consult the manual of the browser.

      Your Access to and Control Over Information

      You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via contact@quantum-network.com.

      • See what data we have about you, if any.
      • Change/correct any data we have about you.
      • Have us delete any data we have about you.
      • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.


        We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

        Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page. The system does not store your password directly, but only a derived hash. It is not possible to reverse this operation and obtain the password.

        While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

        When you register your account, your username and email address is transferred via the US mailing service SendGrid (part of Twillio) to our website administrator to approve the account. Twilio provides an overview of our supplementary measures in this article, which describes many of the measures we take to safeguard personal data.


        In order to use this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to supply a full name and email address. This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest.

        This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

        Contact or more info

        General information about how TU Delft and TNO handle your personal data, the contact details of the Data Protection Officer and your privacy rights can be found in the TU Delft privacy statement and TNO privacy statement.

        Version 2021.00.01 This Privacy Policy was last modified in November, 2021.