NCR is the leading cooperative alliance between all major Dutch institutes for river studies. We integrate knowledge, facilitate discussion and promote excellent science.

Privacy Statement

Your personal data will be processed in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act.

If you supply data to NCR, they will be used for the specific purposes for which you have supplied data and also for internal business purposes. Your data will only be kept for as long as this is necessary and will not be made available to third parties, except in the event of a statutory obligation, to processors of NCR or if you have agreed thereto when supplying your data.


The maillist is serviced through Mailchimp. During sign-up for the mailling list you can voluntarily supply additionaly information about yourself. We use this information to help us improve our services. This anonymised data may be communicated to third parties for research purposes.


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What is a cookie?

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This website uses cookies for a variety of purposes.

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NCR recognises the importance of protecting your data and takes the necessary measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unrequested changes. If you feel like your data is not secured well or if there are signs of abuse, please contact us through NCR has taken the following precautions to secure your personal data:

  • Security software, such as a virus scanner and a firewall.
  • TLS (previously SSL); you data is sent through a secure connection. You can verify this by looking for the ‘https’ prefix in the address bar, as well as the lock icon.
  • DNSSEC is an extra layer of security (building upon DNS) for translating a domain name ( to the IP address assigned to this domain; a digital signature is added to this. This signature is automatically checked. This way, we prevent you from connecting to a fake IP address.
  • DKIM, SPF and DMARC are three internet standards that we use to prevent you from receiving emails in our name that contain viruses, spam or phishing attempts.