Cookie and privacy statement

This Privacy and Cookie Statement was last changed on June 28th 2018

This Privacy and Cookie Statement grants information about the processing of personal data of the visitors of the Website of Hardt B.V., based at The Buccaneer, The Paardenmarkt 1, Delft, The Netherlands (Hardt Hyperloop). This Privacy and Cookie Statement is applicable to the processing of all personal data of Users who visit the Website of Hardt hyperloop: (‘Website’). The Privacy and Cookie Statement will be kept up-to-date, which may make it subject to changes over time. Therefore, users will be advised to frequently review this statement to be informed of all these changes.


What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that contains data on the user and on his, or her interests and preferences. By means of a cookie, data is transmitted from a server to the web browser of the user and send back to the server every time a user accesses a server’s webpage. With the use of a cookie, the Website knows for instance what language the user wants to view its content in. Thus, cookies make the use of this Website more convenient. Cookies also help Hardt hyperloop to assist in collecting information with regard to the use of the Website. For example, what web pages are visited and for how long.

What kind of cookies does Hardt hyperloop use?

Process cookies: these are necessary to offer the basic functionality of the Website and to remember the cookie settings as set by you. Without these cookies, the Website cannot function properly.
Cookies that remember your preferences: these cookies remember information about you in the way you use a Website, for example from which region you are operating, which language you use, the type of browser, type of platform, the time you spend on the website and which pages you are visiting. All data is generic and not personal.

Which personal data are processed by Hardt hyperloop?

All data will be completely anonymised before being offered to Hardt B.V.. The website does not collect IP addresses of the user. We are in no way able to trace your visit to the website back to you. 

Contact details: when you sign up for the BeHardt movement newsletter such as you e-mail address, your name and your preferred country. 

Your use of the Website: we process these data for technical and functional management in order to ensure our Website is easy to use. Information that is used for technical and functional management is explained below.
Questions or requests: when you contact us with questions or requests, we will use personal data provided by you to answer your query.
Résumé: in case you are interested in applying for a job at Hardt hyperloop, you are able to submit your résumé. Moreover, additional information can be sent, such as reference letters.
For what purpose are these data processed?
Functional and technical management of the Website
Your personal information is stored to improve the functionality of the Website and to make your time at this Website more convenient. This information includes, for instance, the pages you visit, the browser you are using, demographic information, and the duration of your visit. Moreover, information on technical malfunctions is gathered. By this, the user functionality of the Website can be improved. Cookies are used for the same purpose.
To be able to respond to your reservation
On the Website you can place a reservation, by submitting your contact details in a contact form. Once this form is submitted, Hardt hyperloop will process this reservation. Thus, your personal data is needed to fulfil your request for placing a reservation.

Updates of Hardt hyperloop

You are able to leave your contact details on the Website, so Hardt hyperloop can keep you up to date with the latest news of our mission.
Assessing a job application
The information that is submitted in order to fulfil a job application, such as contact details, a résumé and reference letters, will be used to assess this application.

Who is responsible for your personal data?

Hardt hyperloop is the data controller. This means that Hardt hyperloop will determine the purposes and the means of the processing of your personal data.

Who has access to your personal data?

Hardt hyperloop is using Matamo and other third parties to perform certain activities on its behalf, such as forming analytical reports based on Website behaviour. In so far as these third parties have access to personal data for the services they provide, Hardt hyperloop has taken the necessary contractual and organizational measures to ensure that the data are only processed insofar as necessary to perform the services. Personal data will not be supplied to other parties, except when required by law.

How are your personal data secured?

We handle your data as strictly confidential. Hardt hyperloop has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures against unlawful processing or loss of your personal data. We can guarantee this because Hardt hyperloop makes use of secured servers and multi-factor authentication.

To whom can questions and requests for access, removal, or rectification be addressed?

You have the right send a request with regard to access, removal, or rectification of your personal data processed by Hardt hyperloop any time. Please send your request to

BeHardt newsletter 

Interested followers can be part of the Behardt movement by registering via the registration link on the website. This will allow you to register yourself to mailing list that runs on the Mailchimp platform. On average we will inform you once a month about news, articles and related hyperloop products and development. The mailing list is exclusively for those interested in Hardt hyperloop. We adapt the content to these needs. Personal data is protected by Mailchimp and your registration can be modified by using the link below on every mailing. You can also request the deletion of your data. Any data you provide to us for the purpose of the Behardt movement will never be provided to third parties.