The Bezemer Group is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of the information entrusted to us. The Bezemer Group aims to safeguard the protection and correct use of personally identifiable information (referred to as ‘personal (detailed) information)). This Privacy Statement applies to the website of The Bezemer Group. It aims to inform visitors of the website and users of services and information provided by The Bezemer Group about how The Bezemer Group handles personal information. It also describes how we collect, use, share and protect personal information.
The Bezemer Group collects personal information when one uses our services or chooses to make personal information available to us to provide one with information and services.
The Bezemer Group uses ‘cookies’ and other techniques to automatically collect certain types of information when one uses The Bezemer Group website. In addition, the IP addresses of devices used to visit our websites are registered for IT security and diagnostic purposes.
Processing this information enables us to improve our services’ usability and effectiveness and measure the effectiveness of our marketing activities. Furthermore, one can choose to leave personal information through our websites for any of mentioned purposes. Personal information being:
▪ Email address
▪ Phone number
Personal information is not used for purposes other than those for which it initially was provided unless one has provided explicit consent or if such use is necessary for The Bezemer Group to comply with legal obligations.
Existing privacy legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’), allows us to process personal information, provided we do so based on the principles outlined in the GDPR.
We process provided personal information based on one of the following grounds:
- Personal information can be processed if necessary to execute a contract with the one who provided this information.
- The processing of personal information is necessary to comply with legal obligations, such as keeping files for tax purposes or providing information to a public body or law enforcement agency.
Personal information is processed based on the legitimate interest of The Bezemer Group. This processing permits provided one’s interests do not outweigh the interests of processing such information.
Examples of legitimate interest may include
2) acquiring orders (sales);
3) managing existing customers and relationships (account management);
4) optimizing and personalizing content and
5) conducting and optimizing effective business operations.
GDPR, Legislation and Rights
The provider of personal information has given specific and explicit consent to process one’s personal information for a specific purpose. In this case, the provider can withdraw the consent by emailing [email protected]
Detailed personal information is only collected when one voluntarily provides it or if necessary and permitted by law and regulations. A particular (detailed) category of personal information includes information about a person’s ethnicity, political opinions, religion, beliefs, or health. Provide detailed personal information will only be processed if one expressly consents to the processing thereof by The Bezemer Group. If one has any questions about providing detailed personal information to The Bezemer Group, please contact The Bezemer Group at [email protected] bezemergroup.com.
If one has made personal information available to The Bezemer Group, one has the right to view this information and to correct any inaccuracies. One also has the right to object to processing one’s personal information by The Bezemer Group and the right to have one’s personal information deleted. Furthermore, one has the right to restrict the processing of personal information by The Bezemer Group.
The Bezemer Group does not share personal information with third parties, except where necessary. In some cases, The Bezemer Group may share personal information with external companies or service providers that work on behalf of The Bezemer Group. The Bezemer Group shares personal information with third parties in the following cases:
▪ To facilitate the sending of content for marketing purposes by email
▪ To register for events organized by The Bezemer Group
In all the above cases, an appropriate data processor agreement has been concluded with the third parties in question, safeguarding, among other things, the correct and safe processing of the information following the applicable laws and regulations.
The Bezemer Group has security policies and procedures to protect personal information from unlawful loss, abuse, alteration or destruction. The Bezemer Group employees who have access to personal information may only access this information if necessary for the performance of their tasks and to support the websites The Bezemer Group does not store personal information any longer than necessary to provide services or longer than legally permitted, or until one requests to remove the provided personal information. The Bezemer Group may modify this Privacy Statement from time to time. When we make changes to the Privacy Statement, we will revise the ‘last modified date’ at the top of this page. We encourage any stakeholders to review the Privacy Statement regularly to stay informed of how The Bezemer Group protects personal information.
The Dutch Data Protection Authority
The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) supervises processing of personal data in order to ensure compliance with laws that regulate the use of personal data. The tasks and powers of the Dutch DPA are described in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), supplemented by the Dutch Implementation Act of the GDPR.