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Privacy & Cookies


Ermelo, February 2021 

The Vierhouten Groep BV respects the privacy of visitors to its website, in particular the rights of visitors in relation to the automated processing of personal data. Because of full transparency with our customers, we have therefore formulated and implemented a policy regarding this processing itself, its purpose as well as the possibilities for data subjects to exercise their rights in the best possible way. 

For all additional information on personal data protection, please visit the website of the Personal Data Authority:  

Article 1 | About us 

This Privacy Statement applies to the Vierhouten Groep BV website and the websites of its subsidiaries (hereinafter collectively and/or separately: ‘The Websites’). 

Vierhouten Group BV 
Lokhorstweg 13A 

Chamber of Commerce number: 568 75 207 
[email protected] 
+31 (0)341 563 820 

This Privacy Statement applies to the websites listed below:  


Mr R. Lammerts van Bueren is the controller of personal data processing within the Vierhouten Groep BV (hereinafter ‘the controller’). 


Article 2 | Management of the websites 

For the proper management of the websites, the administrator can at any time: 

  • suspend, interrupt or restrict access to all or part of the websites to a certain category of visitors; 
  • remove any information that may interfere with the functioning of the websites or violate national or international laws or Internet etiquette; 
  • have the websites temporarily unavailable in order to perform updates. 


Article 3 | Responsibilities 

Under no circumstances shall the operator be responsible for any failure, malfunction, difficulty or interruption in the functioning of the websites, resulting in the inability to access the websites or any of its functionalities. The manner in which you connect to the websites is your own responsibility. It is up to you to take all appropriate measures to protect your equipment and your data against, inter alia, virus attacks on the Internet, and you are also responsible for the websites and the data you consult on the Internet. 

The administrator is not liable for any legal action taken against you: 

  • due to the use of the websites or services accessible via the Internet; 
  • for violating the terms of this privacy policy. 

The Administrator shall not be responsible for any damages incurred by you yourself, or third parties and/or equipment as a result of your connection to and/or use of the Websites. You will refrain from taking any action against the administrator as a result. 

If the administrator becomes involved in a dispute as a result of your use on the websites, he is entitled to recover from you all damages he has suffered and/or will suffer as a result. 


Article 4 | Collection of Personal Data 

The Vierhouten Group and its subsidiaries process the following personal and/or business data on its websites: 

  • Trade name (BVs, sole proprietorships and VOFs) 
  • First and last name 
  • Branch address and postal address 
  • Chamber of Commerce number and VAT number 
  • Email address 
  • Website 
  • Phone number (fixed and mobile) 
  • Skype name 
  • Social media account names 
  • Customer number, order number, quotation number and invoice number  


We have obtained the above personal and/or company data from yourself or from public records, such as the trade register of the Chamber of Commerce or other open sources (social media). 


Article 5 | Purposes and processing of Personal Data 

We process your personal and/or business data only when we are allowed to do so under the AVG and UAVG and for the purposes described below. 

  • Comments 

If you leave a comment on our websites, under a blog post or a review of a product, we process your name. We basically leave this indefinitely, unless the blog post or product disappears from the websites or when you submit a removal request to us. 

  • Contact 

If you have contacted us by phone, email, our contact form, WhatsApp or social media, we have received data from you. We process these to respond to your message to us. If you have contacted us via one of our social media channels, this will be for private and/or domestic use.  

  • Newsletter 

We are happy to send you a newsletter because you are a customer of ours or because you have registered yourself. We therefore process your name and e-mail address to send you information and news. We offer the option to unsubscribe under each newsletter. We keep your data for this purpose until you have unsubscribed yourself. 

  • Tenders 

If you request a quotation from us, we process your personal and/or company data to send you a targeted quotation. We keep quotations for seven years. It namely our legal administration obligation to be able to prove what preceded an invoice.  

  • Agreement 

To execute the agreement, we need your personal and/or company data to have a legally valid agreement. We keep agreements for seven years. This is because it is our legal administration obligation to be able to prove what preceded an invoice. 

  • Billing 

We process your personal and/or company data necessary for the execution of the order. These are in any case the data necessary to send a legally valid invoice. When payment is made, we will additionally be shown which account it comes from and who the account holder is. We keep invoices for seven years. 

In the above cases, we have a legitimate interest to process data. This interest (e.g. to safeguard our own evidentiary and legal position) balanced against the privacy interest of the person and/or company whose data we process on this basis. In doing so, we will not process more data than necessary to achieve our purpose and safeguard our legitimate interests. 


Article 6 | Transfer 

We share your personal and/or business data with third parties, including our processors: 

  • Hosting of our websites 
  • WordPress 
  • CRM Systems 
  • Bookkeeper 
  • Mail servers 
  • Telephone services 
  • Payment services 
  • Transport and delivery services 


Article 7 | Your rights in respect of your data 

We inform you about the rights you have and the influence you can have on the processing of your personal data. Pursuant to Article 13(2)(b) AVG, everyone has the right to access, rectify or erase their personal data or restrict the processing concerning them, as well as the right to object to processing and the right to data portability. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us by e-mail at: [email protected] 

  • Inspection, rectification and erasure 

You have the right to know what personal and/or business data we process about you and you may then request to have it rectified or deleted. 

  • Limitation of processing 

You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal and/or business data, if, for example, the data are no longer accurate, the processing is unlawful, we no longer need your personal and/or business data or pending a decision on the objection you have made to the processing. 

  • Right of objection 

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal and/or company data. If you object to the use of your personal and/or company data for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer use your personal and/or company data for that purpose. 

  • Data portability 

You have the right to receive your personal and/or business data from us in a structured, common and machine-readable form, so that you can transfer it to another party, where you had given us permission to process your data and where the processing was automated. 

  • Revoke consent 

If we have obtained your data for a specific purpose based on your consent, you may withdraw this consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing before the withdrawal. 

  • Complaints 

Do you have a complaint about how we handle your personal data? You have the right to submit your complaints to the Personal Data Authority. 

Any such request should be accompanied by a copy of a valid identity document on which you have signed and indicating the address at which you can be contacted. You will receive a reply to your request within one month of its submission. Depending on the complexity of the requests and the number of requests, this deadline may be extended by two months if necessary. 


Article 8 | Security  

We have taken appropriate organisational and technical measures to secure personal and/or company data against loss or other forms of unlawful processing. These measures ensure a level of security appropriate to the personal and/or company data we process.


Article 9 | Cookies 

Cookies are used to ensure the best possible operation of our websites. A cookie is a small file sent by our websites and placed on peripherals by your browser. The information stored in the cookie can be sent back to our websites when you revisit them. You can find more information about cookies on the ConsuWijzer websites. 

  • Social media 

We would like to make it as easy as possible for you to share the content of our websites via social media. This can be done through a number of social media buttons. Please read the privacy statements of the respective social media channels to find out how they handle privacy. 

  • Google Analytics 

Because we like to know how our visitors use our websites, so that we can optimise the use of the websites, we use Google Analytics. Analytical cookies from Google are therefore placed via these websites. These Google Analytics cookies are stored for fifty months. We have anonymised all data. 

  • YouTube 

We embed our own YouTube videos on our websites. YouTube (Google) then also places cookies to see which videos you have already watched. In that case, Google also places cookies that ensure that ads are displayed more relevant to you. These cookies are stored for a maximum of two years. 

  • Switch off and delete 

Would you like to disable or delete cookies? You can do this through your browser settings. If necessary, use your browser’s help function to find out how to do this. 

  • Links 

On our websites, you will find links to external websites. Clicking on a link will take you to a website outside our websites. These external websites may use cookies. We refer you to the cookie and/or privacy statement of the website in question. 


Article 10 | Visual material and products and/or services offered 

No rights may be derived from the visual material belonging to the products and/or services offered on the websites. 

Article 11 | Applicable law 

This privacy statement is governed by Dutch law. The court of the administrator has exclusive jurisdiction in any disputes concerning this privacy declaration, except where a statutory exception applies. 

Article 12 | Amendments 

We may have to change our privacy statement. We will always publish the new privacy statement on our websites. If the changes apply directly to you, we will also communicate these changes directly to you.