Privacy policy

Protection of Personal Data

The ICPcovid project attaches great importance to the protection of your personal privacy.

In this Privacy Statement, the ICPcovid project will inform you about the way in which it handles your personal data. The ICPcovid project reserves the right to make changes to this statement if needed, to address the needs and requirements of society, as well as abide by the relevant laws and regulations. Therefore, the ICPcovid project advises you to consult this statement regularly. The Current Privacy Statement, our Terms of Use and our Cookie Policy together constitute our Privacy Disclaimer.

Identity of Processing Officer - Data protection officer details

The ICPcovid project, represented by its project leader based at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) is responsible for processing your personal data. They can be reached by email to

Guarantees for processing personal data:

Your personal data is always treated in accordance with the applicable privacy regulations.

Personal data will only be collected and processed to provide the information requested or to provide an online service. The processing of personal data is limited to the intended objective. Personal data will never be disclosed to third parties and will not be used for direct marketing.

Purpose and legal basis for the processing of your personal data:

You can access most of the information without you having to provide any personal information. In some cases (specifically for research collaborators on the ICPcovid project), however, you will be asked for personal data to be able to log into the website.

Certain personal data, such as cookies, are used to develop user statistics and to improve the security of our websites. You can read our policy on cookies here.

Legal basis: consent (cookies) and required for the delivery of the requested service.

Implementation of research - conducting surveys

The ICPcovid project processes a large amount of data when researchers carry out scientific studies. To this end, the ICPcovid project refers to the Code of Conduct which was drawn up for its researchers as a guideline for any research where personal data is collected. Personal data (including IP addresses) of participants in a research survey is stored in accordance with the term indicated in the ‘informed consent’ form, if applicable. 

Legal basis: permission.

Data breach

Did you notice a data breach concerning personal data ICPcovid project? Please report the data breach via this email: