HydroFlex Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by the HydroFlex website, accessible at https://h2020hydroflex.eu, and how we use it.

The HydroFlex website is operated by

NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Department of Energy and Process Engineering

Waterpower Laboratory

Alfred Getz Vei 4

NO 7491 Trondheim

Contact: Dr Sara Heidenreich

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

HydroFlex collects personal data on the website in two cases:

  • Newsletter via the plugin “The Newsletter Plugin”: Here we collect your email address if you want to be added to the list of recipients for the HydroFlex newsletter. Here is more information about the gdpr-compliancy of “The Newsletter Plugin”: https://www.thenewsletterplugin.com/documentation/gdpr-compliancy
  • Contact form: Here we collect your name and email address if you want to contact us through the contact form.

Your personal data will only be used for the purposes mentioned above (sending newsletter, replying to your request via the contact form). Your personal data will not be shared with third parties, except in the case of explicit consent. We will keep your data for a maximum of 2 years after the end of the HydroFlex project.

Under the GDPR, you have the rights to, among other things, information, access, correction and erasure of your personal data. Find more details about your rights here:  https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/reform/rights-citizens/my-rights/what-are-my-rights_en

You can exercise your rights under the GDPR by contacting info@h2020hydroflex.eu

Embedded content from other websites

The HydroFlex website site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) and links to other websites. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-parties for more detailed information.


We want to inform you that whenever you visit our website, we may collect information that your browser sends to us, such as your Computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

HydroFlex uses the webhosting service of one.com, which gathers statistics about your location (country) and the browsers and devices you use to access the HydroFlex website.

HydroFlex gathers statistics using Google Analytics. This means that information regarding your use of our web pages can be transferred to Google. Google’s Privacy Policy.



Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Children’s Privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.


Online Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in h2020hydroflex.eu. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


Updates to our privacy policy

We may revise or update this policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy.

Contact us

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at info@h2020hydroflex.eu