Last updated: December 5, 2019

Thank you for entrusting Move-Metrics with your activity data, personal information and project. Holding onto your personal information is a serious responsibility, and we want you to know how we’re handling it with great care.

Who we are

Our privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains the information we collect, how we use and share it, how to manage your privacy controls and your rights in connection with our websites and the related applications and services (collectively, the “Services”).

Move-Metrics is headquartered in Ede. Move-Metrics is the controller of your personal data for the purposes of EEA data protection law.

This policy was written in English. To the extent a translated version conflicts with the English version, the English version controls. Unless indicated otherwise, this Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party products or services or the practices of companies that we do not own or control, including other companies you might interact with on or through the Services.

Questions or comments about this Privacy Policy may be submitted by mail to info@move-metrics.nl

The purpose of processing personal data

Move-Metrics provides analytical services to professional sport and health related client organizations, such as practitioners, coaches or scientists; and for third party applications that collect data from the User (e.g. athlete, participant, patient) to provide advice based on the data analyzed by Move-Metrics. For the purposes of the applicable EU personal data legislation, the client organizations are called “data controllers” (i.e. the company who is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data – hereinafter “Investigator”). Move-Metrics is the “Data processor” on behalf of the Investigator.

We only collect information provided by the User with consent, or another legal basis; we strive to require the minimum amount of personal information that is necessary for the purpose of the application and its development; we don’t sell it to third parties; and we only use it as this Privacy Statement describes. No matter where you are, where you live, or what your citizenship is, we provide the same standard of privacy protection to all our users around the world, regardless of their country of origin or location. We comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Of course, the short version doesn’t tell you everything, so please read on for more details!

What information Move-Metrics collects and why

Information from website browsers

Move-Metrics (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates http://www.move-metrics.nl (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. If you’re just browsing the website, we collect the same basic information that most websites collect. We collect this information to better understand how our website visitors use the Site, and to monitor and protect the security of the website. We use common internet technologies, such as cookies and web server logs. The information we collect about all visitors to our website includes the visitor’s browser type, language preference, referring site, additional websites requested, and the date and time of each visitor request. To further secure create a user-friendly and secure website, we also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. This information will not be used for targeted marketing. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. 

Activity data and Metadata

The Research Portal delivers service for researchers to collect, pseudonymize, analyze activity data of participants. Activity data is collected by wearable devices by third party applications, including sport watches, smartphone applications or other wearable devices. Participants who enter the Research Portal via a unique, subject specific link are expected to have signed an informed consent is declared by the WMA declaration of Helsinki https://www.wma.net. The activity files typically contain personal sensitive information including GPS coordinates, time, heart rate from which health status can be obtained. In addition, metadata can be stored in the activity files which may include names, birthdates and anthropometrical metrics. Lastly, separate metadata files can be sent along with the activity files. These files can contain a wide variety of personal sensitive information including names, birthdates, email dresses and even photos of the User or his connections via the platform the data was downloaded from. We only derive the information that is strictly required to provide the services at hand or that may help to improve the calculations. Whenever possible, the data is pseudomized and anonymized. 

Personal data collected by forms

The Research Portal delivered and offered via Internet to the participants collects on voluntary basis data using forms. This includes:

  • Age, gender, height, weight
  • Information about the use of the service

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 2019-12-05 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. We will not notify users of any changes since we thrive to minimize the use contact information and try to avoid annoying notifications that may disturb the use of the website. Instead, we recommend to check the Privacy Policy periodically and before the usage of our Services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, don’t hesitate to contact us.