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Data Protection

The protection of individual personal data is an important concern of ours. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The processing of the data gathered on this site is done by Research Luxembourg staff or any person who may replace them.

Personal information is collected on this website only by one’s voluntary registration, for example by accepting the use of certain types of cookies. The collected information will not be transferred to any commercial company or organisation in Luxembourg or overseas.

Regarding the processing of your data

The Data Controller

Research Luxembourg is the Data Controller.

Research Luxembourg is a joint initiative of the main actors in Luxembourg public research with the support of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research : Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), University of Luxembourg, Luxinnovation and Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR).

For any questions regarding this website and its contents, or to contact Research Luxembourg, please contact us by email or use our postal address below.


Maison du Savoir
2, avenue de l’Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette

Tel.: +352 26 19 25-1
Fax.: +352 26 19 25-35

Postal Address:
B.P. 1777
L-1017 Luxembourg

Email: contact@researchluxembourg.lu

The data processed

We collect your personal data in various situations:

Category of Personal DataInformation / examples
Identification dataFirst and last name, email address,…
Personal characteristicsLanguage
Electronic IDIP addresses, cookies and other tracers,…
OtherAll other types of personal data that you may send us by e-mail or via our contact form.

Please note that we do not collect “sensitive data” under Article 9 of the GDPR.

For what purpose do we process your data?

We use your personal solely for the purpose of:

When you visit our website, you will be informed, via a cookie banner, of the use of cookies, which are necessary for browsing and for producing audience statistics. Some of these cookies are subject to your consent and you can change the cookie settings at any time in your browser or on our website by using the cookie banner. For more information, please consult our cookie policy (see below).

Data retention timescales

Your personal data will be retained for as long as required for the purposes described above or in so far as such is necessary for compliance with statutory obligations and for solving any disputes.

Your personal data will be retained for as long as required for the purposes described above or in so far as such is necessary for compliance with statutory obligations and for solving any disputes. Data collected in connection with your information requests are deleted at the latest after 5 years.

Data recipients

Research Luxembourg processes your data confidentially and only shares it on to third parties where this is necessary and in accordance with the law. These third parties may include service providers, particularly in the context of IT outsourcing.

Data transfers

Research Luxembourg stores and transfers personal data as much as possible inside the European Union. Nevertheless, Research Luxembourg might transfer personal data outside European Union in accordance with the data protection law. When Personal Data is transferred to a country outside the European Union that does not offer an adequate level of protection for personal data,  the transfer is carried out on the basis of appropriate safeguard provided for by the data protection legislation.

Contact us

When contacting us via the contact form, we require your name and email address. By sending the form you agree that your data will be collected and used by the Research Luxembourg to process your request.

The rights of the Data Subject

In accordance with the data protection legistlation, the website user has in particular, the following rights:

In certain cases and in accordance with the conditions laid down in the Data Protection Acts, you also have the following rights:

To exercise these rights or to know more about the processing of your personal data, please contact Research Luxembourg by email : contact@researchluxembourg.lu

Research Luxembourg (hereafter referred to as ‘we’ or ‘us’) is committed to protect the privacy of everyone, and thus to comply with the laws and regulations on personal data protection, especially the E-Privacy and its amendment. This Cookie Policy aims to provide information about the definition and uses of cookies through our website.


A cookie is a text file that a Web browser stores on a user’s machine after the 1st visit. Website activates cookies for authentication, storing website information/preferences, other browsing information, and anything else that can help the Web browser while accessing Web servers. HTTP cookies are known by many different names, including browser cookies, Web cookies or HTTP cookies.

According to these definitions, we use only those generated by your navigation on our site or the ones for which you have given your consent. 

Why use Cookies 

We use cookies to improve our website, personalize content, provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.

Below are the types of cookies we use:

Third-party apps integrated into our website

We are using third-party apps on our web site to share our site’s content with others (social sharing buttons): The corresponding social networks may be able to identify you via this button, even if you don’t use it while browsing our site or app. If you opened a session on one of the networks on the device you use to visit our website before arriving on our site, the network can track your navigation on our site. We have no control over the collection of data by the social network regarding your navigation on our site and do not have access to personal data in their possession. However, you can access the confidentiality policy of the social network to learn more about the subject and regulate the information you agree or refuse to share.

Accept or refuse Cookies

You can change or withdraw your consent at any time from our cookie banner.

You can also decide to block cookies we may deposit in your navigator, either case by case or by refusing them systematically once and for all.

For an efficient cookie management meeting your requirements please use your browser’s setup options, considering the cookies’ purpose (as mentioned above).

You can also delete cookies already stored in your browser. For instance, to delete cookies deposited on our site:

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal data or regarding our Cookie Policy, you may check our Privacy policy or contact us by sending an email at contact@researchluxembourg.lu.

Last update: June 2023