Privacy statement

Create Your Research (CYR), established in the Netherlands, is responsible for processing of personal data as represented in this privacy statement.  

Create Your Research considers careful processing of personal data of utmost importance. Personal data are carefully processed and protected. In processing these data, we keep to the requirements of the Dutch “Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming” (AVG) the Dutch legislation related to the GDPR. In this privacy statement, we outline how we collect, process and use your data in line with the AVG/GDPR. 

In this privacy statement, we explain which personal data we collect and use, and with which purpose we do this. We recommend you to read this privacy statement carefully. This privacy statement is applicable to our website,, and related websites and services. 

Use of personal data

If you make use of the website and related services provided by Create Your Research, you can share personal data with us. We collect and use personal data that you, or your company, directly share with us. We will not use this personal data for other purposes than described in this statement, unless you have given prior informed consent for us to do so. 

Types of data collected

In case you make use of our services, we can collect the following data: 

  • Name and surname
  • Home or company address
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address
  • IP-address
  • Additional personal data you provide for example when you create an account or profile to make use of our online training services, in correspondence or by phone
  • Data on your activity on our website
  • Data on your internet browser and device type
  • Bank account information, in case you make use of paid services

Grounds for processing

We process your personal data in general for the following purposes:

  • Processing your payment(s)
  • Sending our newsletter
  • Contacting you in case this is required to perform our services
  • To inform you on changes in our products and services
  • CYR analyses your behaviour on the website in order to be able to improve the website, and to adapt our products and services to your preferences
  • CYR processes personal data if we are legally obliged to do so, for example data we need for our tax declarations.

We collect your personal data based on legitimate grounds or your consent, which you can revoke at all time. 

Storage of personal data

We store your personal data as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes of this privacy statement. In general, we store personal data of our website visitors for 6 months. 

Your rights

You have the right to inspect the data we collect. In case you would like to do so, you can contact us. We will ensure to provide you a copy of your data we process. Potentially, we will have to verify you identity to be able to meet your request. In case you believe that the information on you that we process is not correct, you can contact us to update your information. You also have the right to object against the processing of your data. In case you would like us to remove your data, you can inform us on that at any time. We will respond timely, in line with the AVG/GDPR. In case you are not satisfied with the answer you receive, you can file your complaint at the involved authority. 

Sharing with third parties

We will not share your data with third parties without your consent, unless this is required for us to execute an agreement you, or your organization, has made with us, or in case it is our legal obligation. 

Transfer of personal data

To realise the purposes described in this privacy statement, we can transfer your data outside the EER. When this is the case, we ensure to take appropriate measures to adequately protect your personal data. For transfers towards the United States of America, we will ensure that potentially involved American parties meet the requirements described in the Privacy Shield. For other transfers, we can transfer your data to a country recognized by the European Commission, that offers an adequate protection level and policy for personal data. 


We would like to provide you with relevant and personalised information. Therefore, on our website we make use of several types of cookies. We for example place cookies that are required for functioning of the website, such as for the possibility to react on our website, the functioning of spamfilters, playing video content and caching to make the website faster. We also use analytical cookies that do not infringe your privacy. 

In general, cookies are stored for the duration of the (browser)session. Your IP address can be stored in log files of our webserver in case you make use of our services. This is required to manage and secure our services adequately. We do not use your IP address to follow or register your online behavior. In general we cannot couple your IP address to your name, address or other identifying data, unless you provide us such information and keep making use of the same IP address. 

You can sign out for cookies by setting your internet browser in such way that it does no longer save cookies. You can also delete all earlier collected cookie information via the settings of your browser. 


We ensure that your personal data is protected against loss or unrightful processing. We have taken, amongst others, the following technical and organizational measures: 

  • Access verification, use of passwords and where possible two-step authentication 
  • Encryption of data
  • Pseudonimisation of data
  • Use of Virtual Private Servers accessible with SSH-key
  • Transfer solely via SSL
  • Purpose bound access restrictions
  • Checks of acknowledged authorisations

Websites and Services of third parties

We make use of services by third parties in order facilitate our products and services, for example 2checkout for processing your payments, and thehuddle for providing access to our online training programmes. In case you have questions regarding the data these parties collect in order to provide these services and process your requests, you can contact these organisations. This privacy statement is not applicable to third party servies or websites from third parties accessed via links. We recommend you to read the privacy statements of such parties.