Privacy policy

Most information on the website is available without the provision of personal details. Only when applying for the teachers manual, personal information will be requested. The data you submit will be treated by the Netherlands Patent Office (part of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency) in accordance with the provisions of the Dutch Data Protection Act (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).

Your personal privacy is of great importance to the Netherlands Patent Office. The Netherlands Patent Office provides the following assurances with regard to your privacy:

  • your personal data is solely collected and required in order to send you the requested information or online services
  • the processing of your personal data is limited to the subject requested
  • your details will not be disclosed to any third party
  • you have access to your personal details at any time and can check the accuracy of the information. To correct or update this information you can contact the Netherlands Patent Office via

The Netherlands Patent Office takes security measures to ensure that your personal details cannot be misused by third parties.