Privacy Policy


Open Kitchen Labs B.V. documents and processes personal data of partners, potential customers, (potential) tenants and other contact persons. We do this to be able to offer the best service to our partners and clients and in order to achieve mutual goals. In this privacy statement, we will elaborate on why and in which way we use your personal data. 

Who are we?

Open Kitchen Labs is a co-working lab space at the Amsterdam Science Park. Under the legal name Open Kitchen Labs B.V. it is 100% part of UvA Ventures Holding. 

Which personal data do we process? 

We process the following types of personal data: First and last name, address, city of residence, phone number, gender, email address, participation details (of events and/or meetings), payment details, job titles and photographs. 

Why do we register personal data? 

We register personal data for the following purposes: 

Participant registration and services 

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Newsletters and mailings

You may receive several of our company’s newsletters. These are sometimes personalized, but not always. If a person does not wish to receive any further emails, they can unsubscribe through each sent email. 

Recruitment (marketing) 

For recruitment purposes and registering tenants and users for our office and event spaces we use and keep personal data. 

Improving services 

For improving our customer contact and services we save personal data in our database. 

Special data 

We register two types of special data; gender information and photographs. We use gender information to be able to address persons accordingly. Photo’s we use to provide our content with more ambiance. These registrations are always voluntary and under permission and will (obviously) not be used for any other purposes. 

Rights of those concerned 

Under the GDPR, those involved have a specific set of rights. We try our utmost to comply with the regulations. To address and claim your rights, please contact  

  • Information and inspection: You are allowed to access your personal data. We will gladly inform you on how and why we process these data. 
  • Corrections: Do you believe we have incorrect data? Let us know, so we can adjust your personal information. 
  • Right to forget: You can have your personal data removed from our database. It may occur that we will still need to process your data for other purposes (such as administrative purposes or removing duplications). 
  • Limitations: Are you under the impression we are processing your data unjustly or for the wrong purposes, then you can also limit the types of ways in which we process your data. 
  • Objections: You can send in an objection for the use of your personal data. Does it concern marketing? Then we will stop using your data as quickly as possible after you send in an objection. 
  • Transferability: This is a new right under the GDPR to transfer or have your personal data transferred. In case you want to use this option, please contact us. 

Besides that you can also: 

  • Withdraw your permission: for example to receive emails. If you want to withdraw any other type of processing, please contact our office. 
  • File a complaint with AP: Do you believe we are not handling your information in accordance with the privacy regulations? Please let us know. After May 25th, it is also possible to file a complaint with AP (Authority Personal data)

Time limit

We keep personal data for a limited amount of time and not longer than necessary. We keep personal data to inform our network about relevant issues concerning Open Kitchen Labs. In case this is not wanted, a claim can be made to the right to forget (recht der vergetelheid, see also above under “Rights of those concerned”). 


We used Webflow to create this website. Webflow is a product of Webflow, Inc., located at 398 11th Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.

Webflow operates as a Software as a Service (SaaS) application that allows designers to create responsive websites using browser-based visual editing software. Webflow automatically generates HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Webflow also offers the option to export website code and host it on an external server, separate from the Webflow hosting infrastructure.

In the course of using Webflow, personal data of the website user is transferred to the United States and processed there. On July 10, 2023, the European Commission issued an implementing decision pursuant to Article 45(1) of the GDPR regarding the adequacy of the level of protection for personal data under the EU-US Privacy Shield framework. Based on this decision, data controllers can transfer personal data to certified companies and organizations in the United States without the need for appropriate safeguards, additional measures, or reliance on specific derogations. The US Department of Commerce has published a list of US companies that have self-certified to the Department and committed to complying with the principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield framework. Webflow is certified accordingly and is listed on this roster. For more information, please visit:

To ensure data protection-compliant processing, a contract for data processing with Webflow was concluded based on Art. 28 GDPR in conjunction with the EU Standard Contractual Clauses.

The legal basis for processing personal data in the context of using Webflow is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

For further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Webflow, please refer to the respective privacy notices on Webflow's website, accessible at:

Grounds of registrations 

As mentioned above, we process some data to perform a lawful duty, some data to process contracts (renting out lab spaces) and most data we use as a justified benefit of Open Kitchen Labs to achieve our goals as a company. 


As mentioned above, we process some data to perform a lawful duty, some data to process contracts (renting out lab spaces) and most data we use as a justified benefit of Open Kitchen Labs to achieve our goals as a company. The data servers of Open Kitchen Labs are in datacenters in Amsterdam and Delft. Open Kitchen Labs takes the protection of your personal data seriously and has taken appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, undesired publication and unauthorized alteration of and unauthorized access to your personal data. If you believe your data are not properly protected or if you suspect your data have been misused, please contact our customer service department or send an email to contact@openkitchenlabs.comWe send your personal data via a secure internet connection. You can verify this by looking for “https” and the padlock icon in your browser’s address bar.