Privacy Policy AQUA2LIFE

Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy of Aqua2Life. Aqua2Life is a foundation, according to Dutch law, which is legally registered at the Chamber of Commerce under number … and has its main office in … Veghel at Doornhoek … . Aqua2Life helps starting innovative businesses to enter the market and to connect them and to promote the use of water technology in general. Aqua2Life thereto operates the website, platform and fora of www.Aqua2Life.Org. Aqua2Life can be contacted via the abovementioned address or by sending an email to

Collection and use of Personal Data

This Privacy Policy concerns the processing (collection, use, disclosure and retention) of personal data received via the website, platform and fora, operated by Aqua2Life. By using the services of and/or registering for an account with Aqua2Life, the User accepts the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use of Aqua2Life and User.

Aqua2Life therefore collects, processes and retains personal data from the User when the User uses the services of Aqua2Life, registers on the Aqua2Life platform, provides Aqua2Life information on a web form, participates on the fora or communicates with other users or when User corresponds in any other way with Aqua2Life.


Aqua2Life uses the personal data of the User to provide and improve its services, to improve the websites, platform and fora and to contact the User about these services.

Aqua2Life furthermore uses the personal data to detect, prevent, mitigate and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities.

Aqua2Life finally uses the personal data of the User for the purpose of sharing the personal data of User with third parties (for example service providers and other platform users). Such disclosure may be required for Aqua2Life to provide - and to provide User access to - the services of Aqua2Life, to comply with legal obligations, to enforce the Terms of Use, and/or to prevent, detect, mitigate and investigate fraudulent and illegal activities related to the services of Aqua2Life.

Aqua2Life minimizes the amount of personal data it discloses to what is directly relevant and necessary to accomplish the specific purpose. Aqua2Life does not disclose personal data of User to third parties for marketing and advertising purposes without explicit consent of User.

In order to improve the website, platform and fora Aqua2Life uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics is installed in the privacy-friendly manner as is instructed by the Dutch Data Protection Authority (

Legal basis

Aqua2Life processes the personal data on the legal basis that processing is necessary for the performance of the contract. Aqua2Life needs to be able to fulfil the User agreement and to provide her services.

Aqua2Life furthermore processes the personal data on the legal basis that processing is necessary for the legitimate interests pursued by Aqua2Life. The legitimate interest of Aqua2Life entails to to prevent, detect, mitigate and investigate fraudulent and illegal activities related to the services of Aqua2Life, to share the personal data thereto with the third parties mentioned here above and to improve her website, platform and fora.


Aqua2Life protects the information of User using appropriate technical and organisational security measures to reduce the loss, abuse of unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards Aqua2Life uses are firewalls and physical access controls.

Aqua2Life will not tolerate abuse of its website, platform and fora. If User notices such abuse Aqua2Life kindly requests User to inform Aqua2Life immediately. Once noticed the required take down-action will be executed immediately by Aqua2Life.

Transfer of data and retention of personal data

Data will be processed by third party service providers. Aqua2Life has entered into processing agreements according to the general GDPR standards with these third party processing parties. Unless otherwise stated the data will remain within the EU.

Google Analytics makes use of functional and analytical cookies, that are installed on the User’s device. These cookies gather information that is transferred to and collected in the US. Other User data will not be transferred outside the EU.

The User's personal data will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes defined in this Privacy Policy with a maximum of five years. When retention of the User's personal data is no longer required by law or by obligations of the User or Aqua2life, Aqua2Life will delete the personal data. In most cases, personal data will be deleted upon termination or expiry of the agreement between the Customer and Aqua2Life as stated in the Terms of Use or upon the Customer’s written request.

Exceptionally, Aqua2Life may retain personal data for a longer period if there is a legitimate reason or an obligation to store data for the purposes of criminal investigation or other corresponding reason.

Users’ rights

A User has the right to be informed, the right of access, the right to rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restriction of processing, the right to object, the right to data portability and the right not to be subject of on automated individual decision-making or profiling.

A User has the right to access the data on him/her and upon request, obtain a copy of the data. Such request shall include information that is necessary for retrieving the data and shall be made using a authentically signed document or email which can be addressed to Aqua2Life.

Aqua2Life rectifies, erases or supplements possibly erroneous, unnecessary, incomplete or obsolete personal data at its own initiative or at the request of User concerned. The User is advised to contact Aqua2Life provided in this Privacy Policy to correct any possibly erroneous data in writing or by email.

Users also have a right to data portability to the extent granted by applicable data protection rules. Data portability refers to a right to receive User’s personal data in a structured, commonly used machine-readable format and transmit User’s personal data to another data controller.

If a User thinks there is a problem with the way Aqua2Life is processing personal data, the User can contact Aqua2Life in writing or by email. The User also has a right to file a complaint to a data protection authority in the EU. In the Netherlands the competent authority is the Dutch Data Protection Authority. The User may contact the Dutch Data Protection Authority through

Privacy Policy Changes

Aqua2Life may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Aqua2Life recommends that the Users regularly access the Privacy Policy to obtain knowledge of any possible changes to it. Aqua2Life will provide the date of the Privacy Policy to allow Users to see changes. Aqua2Life will inform Users of possible changes by using reasonable and available channels.