Disclaimer & Privacy Policy



This disclaimer and privacy statement are applicable to the websites managed by Wageningen UR. By using or accessing this website you agree with the terms and conditions in this disclaimer. This website contains hyperlinks to websites that are not managed by Wageningen UR. These hyperlinks have solely been included for the visitor’s convenience. Wageningen UR does not accept any responsibility for the content, the availability or the quality of offers made on external websites.


Wageningen UR may at any time amend the terms of this disclaimer. Amendments will go into effect as soon as they have been published on this website. This disclaimer has been translated into English.  If the English disclaimer shows discrepancies with the Dutch version, the Dutch version is decisive.


Wageningen UR’s websites are property of the individual legal entities Wageningen University (Dutch Chamber of Commerce Number 09215846) and Stichting Dienst Landbouwkundig Onderzoek (Dutch Chamber of Commerce Number 09098104). The name “Wageningen UR” on this website includes each said legal entity either individually or jointly.

Intellectual property

The information, images, lay-out, documents, audio, video, text and software on this website are intellectual property of Wageningen UR. It is not allowed to copy, download, publish or in any way distribute or multiply the information on this website without prior written permission of Wageningen UR.


Although the greatest possible care has been exercised to ensure the correctness and completeness of the information provided on this website, Wageningen UR does not accept any liability for it.

Privacy statement

When you visit our website you enable us to collect data. Wageningen UR believes it is important to safeguard your personal information with the utmost care.

Personal data

Wageningen UR will sometimes request personal data. We may for example ask for your address if you ask us to send you information, or we will ask you to provide an e-mail address if you would like to receive a newsletter.

You will also indirectly provide information to Wageningen UR, for example by providing your IP-address. Wageningen UR respects the privacy of the visitors on our website, and will solely use the information you provide to us for previously determined purposes, in accordance with the Dutch Data Protection Act.


Wageningen UR’s website uses cookies. A cookie is a file that is sent to your device and collects information about your visit to our website. You can decide which cookies WageningenUR.nl will send. There are three options:


If you choose this option Wageningen UR will only send strictly necessary cookies to your computer, such as cookies to remember your cookie preferences. We will not collect any information about your visit.

On a number of pages we use 'plug ins' or embedded media, such as YouTube videos and Google Maps. The suppliers of these services also send cookies to your device. Applications provided by these suppliers have therefore been disabled in ‘Minimal’ mode.

Help us to improve this site

If you select this option WageningenUR.nl will not send cookies from external parties, but will send cookies which anonymously collect data about your visit. WageningenUR.nl will record:

  • How you found us
  • How long you remain on our website
  • Your navigation path
  • The browser you use
  • Where you are located

The web editors at Wageningen UR use this information to improve the website and make it more user friendly. We collect this data with Google Analytics. More information about Google Analytics can be found in their Terms of Service.

On a number of pages we use 'plug ins' or embedded media. The suppliers of these services also send cookies to your device. We cannot guarantee that these applications anonymously collect information about your visit. Applications provided by these parties have therefore been disabled in ‘Anonymous’ mode.

Full functional use

Wageningen UR uses several third party applications, such as YouTube videoclips and maps provided by Google. These third party applications send cookies. By choosing ‘Full functional use’  you permit these applications to send cookies to your device. Wageningen UR will also collect information about your visit.

Third party privacy policy

This privacy statement does not apply to third party websites, or websites which are connected to WageningenUR.nl by hyperlinks. Wageningen UR does not accept responsibility for the manner in which third parties handle personal information.