Corporate information

Corporate information

Corporate information


QuIC postal address / fiscal address

European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V.

C/o FZ Jülich, z. Hd. Prof. T. Calarco


52428 Jülich


VAT number

VAT at Finanzamt Jülich (local tax office): 213/5750/1560
VAT: DE345413349


Association register entry

VR 2852 at Amtsgericht (district court) in Jülich.

Legal representatives:

President: Laure Le Bars

Treasurer: Enrique Lizaso

Vice President: Thomas Strohm

Vice President: Benno Broer


Privacy Policy

Data and Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


1. Name and contact details of the Controller and the Data Protection Officer 

This privacy policy applies to data processing by the Responsible Body: 

European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V.

C/o FZ Jülich, z. Hd. Prof. T. Calarco


52428 Jülich



2. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of its use

a) When visiting the website 

When you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion: 

  • IP address of the requesting computer, 
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file, 
  • Date and time of access, 
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL), 
  • Browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider


We process the mentioned data for the following purposes: 

  • Evaluation of system security and stability, 
  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website, 
  • Ensuring comfortable use of our website, as well as
  • Further administrative purposes. 


The purposes stated here represent legitimate interests and thus the legal basis for data processing according to Art. 6 Para. 1, item (f) GDPR. We do not use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you. 

b) When registering for our downloading the Strategic Industry Roadmap

In order to collect statistical data about the users interested in the Strategic Industry Roadmap, we need to know your name, your email address and the name of your company. Moreover, to sporadically contact you for announcing the publication of new documents and other news, we will ask for your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 item (a) GDPR to use your email address for this purpose. The consent is revocable at any time with effect for the future, for example via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can also send your unsubscribe request at any time to by email. 

c) By using our contact form 

You have the opportunity to contact us via our contact form on our homepage. We need to know your name and your email address in order to know who the sender of the request is and to answer to you. 

The data processing for the purpose of contacting us takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1, item (a) GDPR based on your voluntarily granted consent. 

We delete the personal data transmitted by you after completion of the request, if there are no statutory storage requirements. 

d) Transfer of personal data to countries outside the EU

The transfer of personal data to countries outside the EU or the EEA will only take place if you expressly instruct us. Unless the conditions of Articles 45, 46 GDPR are met, data transmission shall be carried out on the basis of Article 49 GDPR.

3. Disclosure of data 

We will solely and exclusively disclose personal data to third parties, in the case that:

  • you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1, item (a) GDPR, 
  • the disclosure is required pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1, item (f) GDPR  for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not disclosing your data, 
  • there is a legal obligation to disclose according to Art. 6 Para. 1, item (c) GDPR,
  • there is a necessity and legal admissibility of the disclosure for the performance of the contractual obligations with you pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1, item (b)

4. Your rights

You have the following rights: 

Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR): You can request information about the data stored about you at any time, including in particular the purposes of processing, the categories of personal data concerned, the categories of recipients to whom your data was or is being disclosed, the envisaged storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of the personal data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling; If necessary, you can also request meaningful information about their details; 

Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR): You have the right to demand without delay the completion of incomplete data or rectification of the personal data that we have stored on you; 

Right to cancellation (Art. 17 GDPR): You may at any time request the erasure of your personal data stored with us, as far as the processing is not for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or required to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; 

Restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR): You have the right to obtain restriction of processing if the accuracy of the data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject the erasure of the personal data and we no longer need the personal data, but you need the personal data for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR; 

Data portability (Art. 20 GDPR): On request, we provide you with your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, standard and machine-readable format or forward it to another controller; 

Right of Withdrawal (Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR): You have the right at any time to withdraw your consent to us with effect for the future. 

Right of appeal (Art. 77 GDPR): You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the Supervisory Authority of your usual place of residence or our firm. Our Supervisory Authority is 

Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen

Kavalleriestr. 2-4

40213 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211/38424-0

Fax: 0211/38424-999



5. Right to Object 

If personal data that are based on lawful interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1, item (f) GDPR are processed, you have the right to object to processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation. If we should send you direct mail on the legal basis of the legitimate interest, you have a general right of objection. We will implement you immediately, you do not have to give reasons for your objection. 

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an email to

6. Data security 

We use the widely used SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser during your visit to our website (or other method, if applicable). This is usually a 256 bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we alternatively use 128-bit v3 technology. 

By displaying a lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser, you can see whether a single page of our website has been encrypted. ]

We use furthermore appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. We are constantly improving our security measures in line with technological developments.

7. Cookies

We may use cookies on this website. A cookie is a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The text file is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We may send a cookie which may be stored on by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website and to improve the website’s usability. We may also use that information to recognise your computer when you visit our website, and to personalise our website for you.

We utilize the following types of cookies:

  • Preferences: These cookies allow the website to remember the choice of country made by the user, automatically showing this choice on subsequent visits.
  • Safety: These cookies are used for authenticate registered users, ensuring that the session remains active while the user navigates across multiple pages.
  • Statistics: This website uses Google Analytics service to analyze usage statistics. See detailed information about Privacy Policy and Cookies of Google Analytics.

It is possible to disable cookies after accepting them. Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.) This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, possibly including this one. We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at:


8. Validity and changes in this data protection explanation 

This privacy policy is valid as from 12.12.2021. 

It may be necessary to change this privacy policy due to the further development of our website or due to changed legal or regulatory requirements. You can access and print out the current privacy policy at any time on the website at [hyperlink].


Terms of use

Terms of use

Terms of use


By using this website, you are deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions of use.

European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V. has truly made every possible effort to ensure the accuracy and actuality of all the information contained in this website. Notwithstanding our commitment to provide updated information, this website should not be considered a strict guide about the services offered by European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V.

All copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights, including databases on the website and its content, are property of European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V., were authorized for European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V., or are used in conformity with current legislation or apply to the holder of those rights. It is prohibited to copy, reproduce, re-edit, download, publish, broadcast or transmit any text, image, graphic, logotype, or icon that appears on the website as well as its selection or character of any software or underlying source, for any public or private purpose, without the prior written authorization of European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V. or of the holder of rights.

It is forbidden to adapt, modify or recreate all the information materials that appear on this website or utilize them for any other purpose that is not strictly personal and non-profit. The user accepts to access the website only for lawful purposes.

European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V. reserves the right to use any material, including texts and images sent to the website for its own purpose, at the website or any other form, including marketing purposes. European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V. reserves the right to supervise, edit and delete all the documents that have been sent to the website.

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website, European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V.provides it on a “For Information Only” basis and disclaims all liability for any errors, omissions and inaccuracies.

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall restrict or exclude any liability that European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V. has to any party that cannot be excluded by law. These Terms of Use shall be governed by German law and the German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising in relation to this website. If these conditions are considered illegal, invalid or unenforceable due to the legislation of other country or state, they will be excluded from this document. All the other Terms will remain in place, binding and enforceable. European Quantum Industry Consortium e.V. reserves the right to change, at any moment, any of its terms and conditions, publishing the changes on the internet. Where the user is unable to accept the conditions in their entirety, you should leave the website immediately.