This page sets out the privacy policy of Spare Capacity ("we", "us" and "our") in respect of our website at (the "Site") and explains how we use your personal information. Personal information means any information about you which is personally identifiable such as your name, address, telephone number or email address and is generally referred to throughout this policy as "Your Information". Please note that this privacy policy does not apply to any of our other websites or any third party websites which are linked to by the Site.

Who are we?

We are Spare Capacity BV, a company registered in the Netherlands, registration number 39079896. If you have any questions, please write to us by email to

What information do we collect about you?

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • if you choose to register as a user of the Site, we will ask you to provide us with an email address;

  • if you want to receive information and updates about the Site and its contents by email, we will ask you to provide us with your email address;

  • details of your visits to the Site and the resources that you access; and

  • if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

How will we use your information?

We may use Your Information to:

  • send you emails containing information and updates about the Site and its contents;

  • allow you to save items published on the Site so that you can find them easily on the Site;

  • respond to any communications you send us;

  • gain a clearer understanding of our users and how they interact with the Site; and

  • help us improve the Site.

Cookies and Google Analytics

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. If you are a registered user of the Site, we will use a cookie for the duration of your visit to the Site for the purposes of allowing you to save items so that you can find them again easily. After you close your browser, this cookie will expire. We also use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about details of our users' visits to the Site (including IP addresses) and the resources they access on it. Google Analytics provides us with reports based on this information in order to us to help us understand how visitors engage with the Site. Google Analytics will not transfer the information it collects to any third party except where required to do so by law. Please note that we will not use Google Analytics to collect any information from which you can be personally identified, and we will not associate the information provided to us by Google Analytics with Your Information. Google Analytics' cookies will remain on your computer for between thirty minutes and two years from being set / updated, unless you delete them before they expire. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. Unless you do this, cookies will be issued when you use our Site, but you can delete them via your browser at any time. If you do not accept cookies, or decide to delete them, you will still be able to access and use the Site but you won't be able to save any items. You can also install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On to prevent Google Analytics cookies being set.

Will we share or transfer your information?

We will not share Your Information with a third party except:

  • where we are under a duty to disclose or share your Information in order to comply with any legal or regulatory obligation;

  • if we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets, or if Science Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held about our users will be one of the transferred assets;

  • in order to enforce our Terms of Use; and/or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Science Limited, our employees, other users or others. We will not transfer any of Your Information to destinations outside of the European Economic Area.

Access to your information, correction and unsubscribing

To find out more about how your data will be used, or to make a complaint, please contact us at You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of the information we hold about you, please contact us by email at We may make a small charge for this. We want to make sure that Your Information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate by contacting us by email at You have the right to unsubscribe from any emails we send you. You can do this by clicking on the link at the bottom of every email we send to you or by contacting us by email at

Changes to the privacy policy

We are constantly looking for new ways to improve the Site. We may amend this privacy policy from time to time. This privacy policy was last updated on August 19, 2017.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you by email at