Privacy Statement

In making available its website and providing related services to its users, FTNON in some cases is required to use personal data. A summary is given below of which data is used by FTNON for which purposes and the measures it takes to protect your privacy. FTNON recommends that you read this privacy statement prior to using the FTNON website. Furthermore, the FTNON website is covered by the following disclaimer. FTNON also recommends that you read this disclaimer prior to using the FTNON website.

Who will use the personal data?
FTNON shall be responsible for the use of the personal data in respect of the FTNON website. If FTNON uses the services of other FTNON companies or service providers, FTNON - where necessary - shall also provide your personal data to those FTNON companies or service providers. The nature of the Internet in general and the infrastructure of the FTNON organisation and the FTNON website in particular mean that your personal data might also be used outside of the European Union. In order to make available to you and provide you with the services referred to in this privacy statement, you shall consent to the use of the personal data gathered on the FTNON website and referred to in this privacy statement in countries outside of the European Union, and, where necessary, to the exchange of such data with other FTNON companies or service providers engaged by FTNON. Other than as described above, FTNON shall not sell, distribute or make available your personal data to third parties outside of the FTNON international organisation without your prior consent, unless obliged to do so under law, codes of conduct and professional practice or a court order.

What data will be used?
If you order publications, apply for a position, ask questions, make comments and/or make use of other services through the FTNON website (hereinafter to be referred to jointly as 'the Services'), you may be required to provide certain personal data about yourself and/or you may provide this data on your own initiative. FTNON shall use this data for the purpose of:

If you have submitted questions and/or comments by e-mail and/or requested other Services through the FTNON website, FTNON may use your personal data to contact you regarding our response to those questions and/or comments and the provision of those Services. FTNON shall not retain your personal data longer than is necessary for the purposes described above, unless this data is necessary for complying with a statutory retention obligation, or (if longer) after the retention period under the applicable code of conduct and professional practice has expired.

Use of cookies and log files
A 'cookie' is a small unit of information which can be passed to your browser while you are on the FTNON website. In some cases, FTNON uses cookies to ensure that use of the FTNON website is as efficient as possible. If you do not want FTNON to use cookies with your browser, the settings on your browser can be changed so that the cookies are deactivated. If you do not allow the use of cookies and have deactivated the cookies or arranged to have the cookies deactivated, this may have consequences for the ease of use of the FTNON website. The FTNON website automatically generates log files that register the use by you and other users of the FTNON website. FTNON maintains user data, such as source addresses of pages requested, IP (internet protocol) addresses and domain names, dates and times of page requests, links from other websites and other parameters in the URLs (universal resource locators). These log files and data shall be used, on an anonymous basis, for statistical purposes and for improving the services offered via the FTNON website.

FTNON has put appropriate technical and organisational measures in place in order to safeguard your personal data against loss or any form of unlawful use. Those persons who, on behalf of FTNON, have access to your personal data, have a confidentiality obligation - including that prescribed by the applicable code of conduct and professional practice.

Third party websites
FTNON may include links to third party websites and these third parties or parties present on these websites may gather information about you. FTNON shall not be responsible for the content of these websites or the actions of these third parties and parties present on these websites. FTNON recommends that you read their policy on the use of personal data.

If you have any questions and/or comments on the use of your personal data on the FTNON website, please contact us via