Privacy & Cookies Policy

Thank you for visiting the Nextflow Software website at

The following policy applies to all internet users visiting this website.

Please refer to the Terms of use of this website.

“Nextflow Software” or “us” or “we” or “our” refers to the owner of this website: Nextflow Software.

The term “you” or “your” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Personal data

Nextflow Software and you agree to comply with laws and regulations applicable to personal data including, without limitation, the REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

You accept that Nextflow Software collects, saves, backs-up, processes and uses your personal data: (i) including but not limited to: agreement dates, names, e-mail addresses, languages, security information related to connections (such as date, IP address, connection failures…), subscriptions, orders, invoices, financial information (bank account, wire transfer, payment details), e-mail exchanges, URLs; (ii) in an information system, such as: customer relationship management (CRM) system, customer request management system, bug tracking system, digital marketing and communications system; (iii) in order to: manage the relationship with you, enable, monitor and assist you in your use of the our products, provide you with information concerning our products and Nextflow Software, deliver license files and activation keys to you, answer support and maintenance requests from you.

Nextflow Software agrees not to share your personal data with third parties, unless you or the applicable end-user agrees to do so.

Personal data are stored in servers located either in Nextflow Software’s premises, or in data centers of its suppliers located in the European Union.

Personal data will be stored for use during the term of the applicable agreement and for up to ten (10) years thereafter.

In conformance with the GDPR, you (data subject) have the following rights on your personal data: of access, to rectification, to erasure, to restriction of processing, to data portability, to object to processing, not to be subject to automated individual decision making, including profiling. These rights can be exercised by sending a written request to

Information collection and security

By choosing to communicate personal data to Nextflow Software, you accept that it shall be used by the website. Nextflow Software is committed to ensure the protection and security of the personal data collected in order to ensure confidentiality and prevent your personal data from being distorted, damaged, destroyed or disclosed to unauthorized parties.

Nextflow Software maintains reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. As part of those safeguards, Nextflow Software employs sophisticated technology designed to protect Personal Data during its transmission and prevent transmission errors or unauthorized acts of third parties. However, while Nextflow Software strives to protect your personal data, in light of the inevitable risks of data transmission over the internet, Nextflow Software cannot guarantee full protection against any error occurring during the course of personal data transmission which is beyond Nextflow Software’s reasonable control.

Since all personal data is confidential, access is limited to employees of Nextflow Software who need to access such data to carry out their tasks. Employees who have access to your personal data are bound by a duty of confidentiality and subject to disciplinary actions if they fail to meet these obligations.

Contact form

If you fill-out the contact form, the data you enter will be stored in a CRM system.


Nextflow Software’s website may use cookies or other technologies serving the same or similar purpose (referred to as “cookies”), that may collect or store personal data. Cookies are text files stored and used to record non-personal and personal data concerning your browsing history and use of the site. Cookies can be either persistent (remain after logoff from the website in order to be used on subsequent visits to the website) or transient (removed when web browser is closed).

Cookies usually expire after one (1) year.

Nextflow Software uses cookies in order to:

  1. Improve user experience by:
  • enabling a service to recognize your device so you will not have to give the same information several times during one task
  • recognizing that you may already have given a username and password so you will not need to do so for every web page requested
  1. Analyze traffic and data on the site to:
  • measure how many people are using our website and ensure there is enough capacity to have adequate response times
  • help us understand how users interact with our website in order to improve functionality and performance

Nextflow Software may also use third-party services (such as Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, LinkedIn) to perform services on its behalf, in particular to:

  • analyze browsing habits and measure audience
  • analyze interests and offer targeted marketing or advertising
  • allow to share content from the services with other people on social networks (e.g., the “Like” button on Facebook)

In such a case, cookies provided by such third-party vendors may be used and stored. By transmitting the information generated by these cookies, the cookies’ settings ensure that an IP address is anonymized before geo-localization and before storage. Our providers will use this information for the evaluation of your use of our website, compiling reports on the site activity for Nextflow Software, to propose better services suited to your needs, and display personalized advertisements. Cookies will not associate your IP address with any other data they hold. 

When you browse our website, cookies are enabled by default and data may be read from or stored locally on your device if your browser settings allow. You will be notified of the use of cookies the first time you access our website with a different device; Nextflow Software will not install any cookies before obtaining your explicit consent. You may decide to accept or refuse some or all cookies. You can configure your browser software to refuse all cookies (including cookies used for web analytics services); if you do so, however, some areas and features may not function properly and/or you may not be able to access some parts or services of the website.

You can set your cookies preferences by clicking the Privacy & Cookies Policy button at the bottom of this site.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over these other websites. Therefore, we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide when visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

Content of our site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, posts…) from other websites. This embedded content may behave similarly to you visiting the website it is originating from. These websites may collect personal data, use cookies, embedded third-party tracking tools, follow your interactions with this embedded content if you’re logged into your account on these websites.