Privacy and security: Carefully handling personal and other data
On this page we give you a complete overview of everything you need to know when working with personal data or other data that you need to store securely.
Data breach or security problem?
May the wrong persons have had access to confidential information, for example, due to an incorrectly addressed e-mail? Do you suspect that your computer has a virus or that it has been hacked? Have you lost any personal data, a flash drive, or a computer, or have you received a phishing e-mail?
What does the university do with your data?
Tilburg University attaches great importance to processing of personal data with care. Processing personal data is necessary for education, research and the supporting business processes.
Handling personal data with care
What should you arrange in advance if you are going to use, store, or share personal data? What is allowed, what is not allowed, and how do you ensure that you comply with Privacy legislation (GDPR) and university rules?
Handling research data with care
How do you ensure that research data and personal data are handled with care? Read more about drawing up a Data Management Plan, using personal data and datasets, consent, and respondents’ rights.
Respecting portrait rights and privacy
How do you control portrait rights and privacy rights when using portrait or event photos?
Do the data, privacy, and information security check
Do the 6-step check and find out whether you handle personal and other data with care.
Sharing and storing data safely
Find out how you can share and store data safely and how encryption can add a layer of data protection.
Safe apps, tools, and software
Make agreements with the supplier about the safe and privacy friendly use of an app, tool or software.
Training Digital Safety at Work
This online training is a journey through the world of 'privacy and security'. It's not about rules and protocols, but about a work approach that ensures that information is handled as securely as possible.
How to protect your information?
At Tilburg University we take all kinds of measures to secure our information. You also have a responsibility in this. You can read here what this responsibility is and how to put it into practice.
Tips for study/working safely
Tips for studying safely
Do not respond to phishing mails that ask you to re-enter your login details. The university never asks for login details via e-mail. Read what you can do yourself to study safely.
Tips for working safely from home
If you work from home, we can't offer you the protection we normally offer on our network. On this page you can read what you have to and can do yourself to work safely.
Log on to Remote Desktop via Multi-factor authentication15th December 2022
From December 16, 2022 on, logging on to applications related to the Remote Desktop Services (RDS) is possible via Multi-factor authentication (MFA) only. This extra step has been added to keep Tilburg University’s online computer environment as safe as possible.
SURFcert hacking event Capture the Flag 202224th October 2022
Do you want to test your hacking skills and problem-solving abilities? Then join SURFcert's Capture the Flag (CTF) event on December 9!