Privacy statement

This is the privacy statement regarding the website (hereafter: Sensileau). Sensileau is a knowledge platform aimed at promoting the deployment of online sensor technologies in the water sector.

This privacy statement concerns the use of services, data processing via this website, and the use of cookies.

Sensileau respects the privacy of all visitors and users of this website. We make every effort to ensure that the personal information you provide is treated confidentially. This privacy statement applies exclusively to Sensileau.

You need to be aware that Sensileau is not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites made available through hyperlinks on our website. We advise you to check the privacy statements and disclaimers of other websites to which we refer. You should be aware that you are no longer on the Sensileau website when the URL has changed from

Use of the knowledge exchange platform

In order to make use of Sensileau, you need an account. When creating an account, we ask you to provide the following personal information:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Company / organisation
  • Email address
  • Business telephone number

We ask you to provide your first and last name so that we can contact you personally. We ask you to provide the name of your company/organisation, so we know on behalf of whom you have created the account. Your email address is needed to create the login name of your account, and we use it to communicate with you in case we need to (re-)set your password. If for some reason, email communication is impossible, we need your telephone number to be able to contact you.

Your personal information is verified by Sensileau to confirm that the data you have provided are correct and belong to your organisation. To this end, an email message is sent for verification purposes.

The personal information you submit is stored in Sensileau’s system and is used by us to provide our services to you. An overview of the cookies used on our website, their purpose and the storage time after first use is presented below.

Your personal information is used only by Sensileau. We do not forward your personal information to third parties, unless we are obligated to do so according to applicable law or judicial verdict, or if this is essential to execute an agreement between you and Sensileau.

At any time, you have the possibility to view, change or delete your personal information as it is stored in our system. To do so, please contact us using the details given below.

Contact information

For technical or content-related questions, and to view, change or delete your personal information, please contact us at:

Sensileau B.V.
Industrieweg 1b-3 Unit 3
7944 HT Meppel
The Netherlands

Sharing personal information

The information you submit is used after anonymisation for statistical purposes, to improve the website’s features and to monitor its use. Sensileau’s system manager has access to these anonymised statistics.

Sensileau’s helpdesk employee has access to the personal information stored in Sensileau’s system. This employee can change or delete your personal information upon request.

Storage periods

The personal information in Sensileau’s system is stored as long as you have an account with us. If you cancel your account, all your personal information will be deleted from our system.


This website uses “cookies”. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and enables us to improve our website.

Types of cookies

There are several different types of cookies:

  1. Essential – cookies that are essential to provide you with services you have requested. For example, these include the cookies that make it possible for you to stay logged into your Sensileau account. If you set your browser to block these cookies, then these functions and services will not work for you. In particular, we won’t be able to save your preferences about cookies.
  2. Performance – cookies which measure how often you visit our sites and how you use them. We use this information to get a better sense of how our users engage with our journalism and to improve our sites and apps, so that users have a better experience. For example, we collect information about which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users. We also use third-party cookies to help with performance. For example, the Google Analytics cookie gives us information such as your journey between pages and whether you have downloaded anything (details of how to opt out of it are below).
  3. Functionality – cookies that are used to recognise you and remember your preferences or settings when you return to our site, so that we can provide you with a more personalised experience. For example, if you are based in the United Kingdom, we will remember this and make sure that you receive the UK homepage when you visit our site, rather than the Dutch homepage. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

No personal information stored in cookies

The cookies used by Sensileau do not contain personal information as long as you have not created an account with us. Therefore, such cookies cannot be used to identify yourself. Without additional information, cookies do not pose a threat to your privacy.

When you create a Sensileau account, cookies are used to distinguish you as an individual user from other users on our website. We do not share any personal information with third parties.

Which cookies does Sensileau use?

Cookies for statistics and research

Sensileau uses two types of cookies: essential and performance cookies. These cookies are used for web statistics and research in order to gain insight into how visitors use the website. This information helps us to improve the website. These analytical cookies contain a unique number, but no personal information. Therefore, Sensileau can never use these cookies to identify you personally, neither on Sensileau’s own website, nor on third party websites. The anonymised information collected is used exclusively for the improvement of the website and user experience and is not shared with third parties.

Receive no cookies

If you do not wish to receive any cookies, you can change the settings of your internet browser. Various internet sites can provide you with information on how to do this, for example in the Netherlands, the website provides information regarding the most commonly used browsers.