Privacy policy

This privacy policy will explain how LUDWIG uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website

Topics: What data do we collect? What are your data protection rights? What are cookies? How do we use cookies? How do you opt-out? How does it work when you subscribe to our newsletter? Changes to our privacy policy. How to contact us.

What data do we collect?
LUDWIG does not collect personal data, except the information that you enter yourself, for instance when subscribing to our newsletter. When using our website, we only collect anonymized or masked data which is not possible to trace back to your IP address. LUDWIGwill not use this data in any way and we will not provide this data to third parties, except when law enforcement requires them for valid reasons.

What are your data protection rights?

LUDWIG would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. There rights are laid out in the GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation. The GDPR is a European privacy law that went into effect in May 2018. According to this law, every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access: You have the right to request LUDWIG for copies of your personal data.
  • The right to rectification: You have the right to request that LUDWIG correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request LUDWIG to complete information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure: You have the right to request that LUDWIG erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that LUDWIG restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to LUDWIG’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability: You have the right to request that LUDWIG transfers the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our website we collect anonymized information from you automatically through cookies for the functionality of our own website and Analytics. For further information, visit

Only first-party cookies are used.

IP addresses are masked and data is not shared

Google Analytics

The cookie from Google Analytics is a ‘first party cookie’, the cookie is official property of the Foundation LUDWIG and not of Google. This cookie is not used for advertisements or other commercial purposes. LUDWIG has a processor agreement with Google. In addition, we set up Google Analytics so that IP addresses are made anonymous and data can never be traced back to you or your IP address. LUDWIG does not share information from their Analytics account with Google or other partners. The Analytics cookie of LUDWIG is not privacy sensitive, which is needed to guarantee the quality and safety of The Analytics cookie stays valid for 6 months.

If you want to block the Analytics script completely you can choose to download an opt-out plugin for Google Analytics under the following link:

This plugin makes you invisible from the statistics of all websites that use Google Analytics. 

Google Analytics – statement from Google
This website makes use of Google Analytics, a web analytics-service which is offered by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics makes use of cookies to help with analysing how our page visitors use our website. The cookie-generated anonymous information about your use of our website is continuously sent to Google and is saved on their server situated in the United States. Google uses this information to keep track how this website is being used, sets up timely reports for the owner of this website (Foundation LUDWIG) and to provide other services related to website activity and the usage of internet. Google is allowed to provide to information to third partners if they are required by law, to the extent that these third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google is not combining your IP-address with other information available to Google. You can reject the use of cookies by the settings of your internet browser. However, we would like to point out that in that case you may not be able to use all the possibilities of this website. By using this website you consent to the processing of data by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.


If you subscribe to our newsletter we collect information, such as your email address, through our mailing list provider Mailchimp. In addition, through Mailchimp we measure anonymous data, such as opening and click rates that we use to improve our newsletters and communication.

You can unsubscribe at any time through the link at the bottom of each newsletter or by contacting us directly at

Once you are unsubscribed you will not receive mailings from us anymore. After maximum 6 months all your data will also be deleted from out Mailchimp database.

Changes to our privacy policy
LUDWIG keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 13 September 2021.

How to contact us
If you have any questions about LUDWIG’s privacy policy, the data we keep on you, or if you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can email us at: