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If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with the following terms and conditions of use and with the WMDA Privacy Policy. If you are a registered user or active member of WMDA, your use of the WMDA services is also governed by the Membership Agreement. If you disagree with any of these terms and conditions, please do not use our services.

The term WMDA (World Marrow Donor Association) or โ€˜usโ€™ or โ€˜weโ€™ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Schipholweg 57, 1st floor, unit 2, 2316ZL Leiden, The Netherlands. Our company registration number is 40448326. The term โ€˜youโ€™ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Web-based services provided by WMDA

This includes the WMDA website (, all subdomains of the website, and other sites as listed below:

The information on some of these sites is subject to change without notice.

Access to website

The right for personal access cannot be transferred, sold or rented to anyone else.

Accuracy and operation of services

We will make every effort to keep WMDA websites current and to correct errors brought to our attention. Documents published on the sites might not be in the final or formally accepted version. WMDA does not warrant the error-free operation of its services. WMDA accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to material accessed, operated on or downloaded from its services.

Use of information and resources

Information on WMDA websites is not intended to provide specific advice unless it is stated otherwise. Neither WMDA nor any person acting on its behalf is responsible for the use that might be made of the information or resources contained in these services. Users act at their own risk when using information or resources on the websites and they are hereby urged to take necessary precautions when evaluating the usefulness and applicability of information or resources for their intended purposes.

Privacy Policy

The WMDA is committed to user privacy. The WMDA services have been structured so that users have to identify themselves with a username and a password. Completion of the online membership form requires the submission of personally identifiable information. WMDA will use the information for the purpose of membership administration (e.g., sending WMDA communications including the invoice for services requested). In case of the online learning platform, personal information related to participation and test scores are recorded so that the user can pass a course and/or obtain a diploma.

Members, users and others who access or use the services of the website have the right to the following information about personal data being collected:

  • Confirmation as to whether data related to him or her are being processed;
  • Information about the purposes of the processing operations, the categories of data concerned, and the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data are disclosed;
  • Communication of the data undergoing processing;
  • Knowledge of the logic involved in any decision process concerning the use of personal data.

Users and viewers shall have the rights listed below regarding their personal data:

  • Access to information on his or her processed personal data;
  • Rectification of any inaccurate or incomplete personal data;
  • Withdrawal of consent so that personal data will no longer be processed;
  • Request that his or her personal data be completely erased from the WMDA services to which the data has been exported.

Users and viewers also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority:

Data Protection Officer
Schipholweg 57, 1st floor, unit 2
2316ZL Leiden, The Netherlands

Important message

Visitors to WMDA services are not allowed to submit sensitive personally identifiable information related to donors, patients, or other individuals who may not be members or users of WMDA services or its member registries.

Specific paragraph on reporting Serious Adverse Events and Reactions (SPEAR) to WMDA

Please note that SPEAR reports may containย privileged and confidential information. It is intended only for the use of the person(s) belonging to the reporting registry and/or their affiliated organisation(s).ย The data downloaded from the SPEAR online reporting tool remains confidential and should be treated as such. The dissemination, distribution or duplication of the data downloaded from the SPEAR online reporting tool outside of your own registry or organization is therefore prohibited.ย The WMDA shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, whether incurred directly or indirectly, or any loss of data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses resulting from any content obtained from the SPEAR online reporting tool or due to unauthorized access, use or alteration of downloaded content.

Whilst content may be accessed, downloaded and used, visitors are not allowed to publish any material from these websites for public consumption without permission.

Links to other websites

These websites include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. We have no responsibility for the content of any linked website(s).

Use of cookies

We use cookies to enhance your user experience. By clicking the accept button, you are giving your consent to the use of cookies.


WMDA is free to unilaterally change the Terms of Use without giving further notice to the individual member or user. Such changes will, unless otherwise stated, take immediate effect and will be published on the WMDA website. Members or users are responsible for keeping themselves updated in relation to any changes to the Terms of Use.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and any dispute or claim relating to the Terms of Use or the services provided by the WMDA website are governed by the laws of The Netherlands. Any dispute arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or the services, whether contractual or arising from an unlawful act, must be brought exclusively before the courts of The Hague in The Netherlands.

Contact Us

Your access to and use of the services is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to members, users and others who access or use our services. If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, please contact the WMDA office by email

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