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Privacy statement

In this Privacy Statement we describe whose personal data we collect, what personal data we collect, how we collect personal data, for what purposes we use personal data and to whom personal data is disclosed by us. Further, this Privacy Statement includes important information regarding your rights with respect to the processing of your personal data. Therefore, we encourage you to read this Privacy Statement very carefully.

  1. General

1.1 Van Steenderen MainportLawyers respects your (personal) data and treats your personal data, provided externally or gathered otherwise, with due care. Personal data involves all data about an identified or identifiable person. This also applies to data indirectly relating to an identified or identifiable person. With the following Van Steenderen MainportLawyers complies with the duty laid down in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its relevant national implementing legislation to inform individuals concerned whose data is processed.

  1. Use of personal data

2.1 All information Van Steenderen MainportLawyers processes is handled in accordance with the law and regulation, among which article 6 of the GDPR states that processing of personal data is solely allowed in case of:
– a legal obligation
– carrying out a contract
– consent of the individual concerned
– legitimate interest

2.2  In relation to its services Van Steenderen MainportLawyers uses (personal) data relevant to acquiring, carrying out and closing of its assignments, in the broadest sense. This data is collected from clients of Van Steenderen MainportLawyers or through other resources: public resources, counterparties, etc.

2.3 (Personal) data will also be used for sharing legal knowledge and expertise through newsletters or for sending invitations for events and meetings. As the interested party you can choose whether you want to participate herein and provide your personal data. You can apply for our newsletter or other means of communication of Van Steenderen MainportLawyers.

  1. Providing personal data to third parties

3.1 Van Steenderen MainportLawyers only shares your personal data with third parties to the extent necessary for the provision of service in respect of the aforementioned purposes. This could involve instructing a legal expert or another third party to carry out certain tasks, for instance a IT-supplier, but this also applies to sharing personal data in legal proceedings or in correspondence between Van Steenderen MainportLawyers and counterparties.

3.2 Van Steenderen MainportLawyers is permitted to provide personal data to third parties, for instance a regulatory body or other body invested with public authority, if Van Steenderen MainportLawyers is so required by law.

3.3 A processing agreement will be concluded between Van Steenderen MainportLawyers and the assigned third party, which requires the third party to comply with the GDPR. Third parties engaged by Van Steenderen MainportLawyers that offer services as controllers, are themselves responsible for compliance with the GDPR in regard to the further processing of your data. This could involve an accountant, a civil-law notary, another third party engaged for a second opinion or an expert report.

  1. Our website and your privacy

4.1 If you visit our website, your IP-address is automatically registered in a so called log file. These files are stored on our server for a limited number of days.

4.2 The contact page on our website uses the Google Maps service, through which third party cookies are installed. Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies. By changing the settings of your browser you can decline cookies. In that case you cannot use the Google Maps service on our website.

4.3 The website of Van Steenderen MainportLawyers contains buttons and/or links to promote or share websites on social (media) networks or websites of third parties, like Linkedin or Facebook. Van Steenderen MainportLawyers does not monitor and is not responsible for the processing of your personal data by and through these third parties. The use of these media is therefore at your own risk. Before using these third party services, it is advisable to read the privacy statements of these third parties first.

  1. Retention period

5.1 Van Steenderen MainportLawyers does not retain processed personal data any longer than necessary for the purpose of performing the agreement and/or to comply with legal obligations.

  1. Security

6.1 Van Steenderen MainportLawyers has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data.

  1. Changes in the privacy statement

7.1 Van Steenderen MainportLawyers is entitled to change the content of this privacy statement at any time, without prior notice. Changes of the privacy statement are published on our website. We advise you to check the website regularly.

  1. Questions?

8.1 A request of access, correction, restriction, objection, transferal of data, removal of data or the revoking of a prior consent, can be submitted by using our contact details. We will respond within four weeks after receiving your message.

8.2 Circumstances may arise which prevent Van Steenderen MainportLawyers to partly or fully meet your request, for instance because of the duty of confidentiality of lawyers and the term of data retention.

You can address the aforementioned request to:

Van Steenderen MainportLawyers B.V.
010 – 266 78 68

This privacy statement is issued on 14 June 2019