Amsterdam UMC, hereinafter also referred to as “we” or “us”, is a legal entity governed by public law, operating under the name Amsterdam UMC, and registered at the Chamber of Commerce. In this text, Amsterdam UMC means both Amsterdam UMC and its legal predecessors, VUmc and AMC.


Amsterdam UMC’s primary objectives are to provide medical care and to carry out scientific research and teaching. Safeguarding the privacy of patients, employees, students, visitors (including to its website) and others, including the safeguarding of the confidentiality of information, is a fundamental part of the aforementioned objectives of Amsterdam UMC. Against that background, Amsterdam UMC is committed to protecting your personal details and to carefully processing your personal information (“personal data”) in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant privacy and healthcare legislation.


To enable you to use this website effectively, Amsterdam UMC must collect, store, or otherwise process your personal data. Personal data is information that can be used to identify an individual – your personal data includes your name and address, for example, or your email address. As defined by the GDPR, Amsterdam UMC is the data controller in relation to your personal data that we collect and process via this website. In this context, Amsterdam UMC ensures that the collection and processing of this personal data is carried out with care, in accordance with the relevant privacy legislation. Amsterdam UMC has appointed a Data Protection Officer, whose contact details are shown under Point 9 of this privacy statement. In this online privacy statement, we would like to inform you about how Amsterdam UMC collects, uses, shares, and protects personal data, what your rights are, and how you can exercise them. This online privacy statement applies to this website. This online privacy statement also applies to Amsterdam UMC’s other websites, unless Amsterdam UMC provides a privacy statement with different content for visitors to the other websites.