NIELEN SCHUMAN PRIVACY STATEMENT

 

1. INTRODUCTION

Nielen Schuman B.V. and its affiliates (collectively referred to as “Nielen Schuman”) is committed to respect the privacy of its website visitors, (prospective) clients, suppliers, business partners and job applicants. Therefore, all personal data provided by you to Nielen Schuman (“Personal Data”) will be processed by Nielen Schuman in accordance with this Privacy Statement, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation EU 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) and all other applicable laws regarding personal data protection.

The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to inform you on (i) how Nielen Schuman uses and protects your Personal Data and (ii) your rights in relation to your Personal Data.

This Privacy Statement was last updated on 28 October 2020. Nielen Schuman reserves the right to update this Privacy Statement from time to time. We therefore kindly ask you to regularly check our websites www.nielenschuman.com and careers.nielenschuman.com (“Nielen Schuman Websites”) and this Privacy Statement.

 

 

2. HOW DOES NIELEN SCHUMAN OBTAIN YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

By visiting (one of) the Nielen Schuman Websites, contacting us or doing business with us, you may provide us with Personal Data. This Privacy Statement is applicable to the processing by Nielen Schuman of such Personal Data.

 

 

3. CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNED

The categories of Personal Data collected do of course depend on the relationship we have with you. The following categories of personal data may for example be involved:

  • Name, gender, title and age / date of birth;
  • Nationality;
  • Contact details (for example address, telephone number, e-mail (work and/or private));
  • Marital status and family composition;
  • Business details (organisation, function, names of business relations);
  • Financial details (card number, IBAN/bank account number, amount, salary data);
  • Administration number(s).

 

 

4. FOR WHAT PURPOSES DOES NIELEN SCHUMAN USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

Depending upon your (legal) relationship with Nielen Schuman, we may process your Personal Data for one or more of the following purposes:

  • to ensure proper communication;
  • to establish and manage our (potential) relationship with you;
  • to properly enter into and perform our agreement(s) with you;
  • to provide you with marketing/commercial information;
  • to optimize the quality of our services;
  • to ensure the security of its office;
  • to prevent, detect and investigate fraudulent or criminal activities;
  • to operate and manage its business processes and IT infrastructure;
  • to carry out recruitment activities;

to process and assess job applications;

  • to carry out business development activities;
  • in the context of a (potential) corporate transaction, such as a merger, sale or change of control;
  • to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;
  • to protect the rights of third parties, and;
  • to comply withapplicable laws and regulations, court orders or the requests of an authority.

 

Nielen Schuman will not use your Personal Data for purposes that are incompatible with the purposes of which you have been informed, unless it is required or authorised by law to do so.

 

 

5. ON WHAT LEGAL GROUNDS DOES NIELEN SCHUMAN USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

Nielen Schuman shall use your Personal Data on the basis of one or more of the following legal grounds:

  • because the use of your Personal Data is necessary for the conclusion and performance of an agreement with you;
  • because the use of your Personal Data is necessary to ensure compliance with its legal obligations;
  • because the use of your Personal Data is necessary for the purposes of Nielen Schuman’s legitimate interests or those of a third party, and/or;
  • because you have consented to the use of your personal data.

Nielen Schuman has a legitimate interest in collecting and processing Personal Data, for example, (i) to ensure proper communication with you, (ii) to optimize the quality of its services, (iii) to operate and manage its business processes and IT systems, (iv) to detect, prevent and investigate fraud and (v) to enforce its rights and to comply with legal obligations.

Nielen Schuman will only provide you with direct marketing e-mails (e.g. an e-newsletter) when you are an existing relation or after it has obtained your prior explicit consent to receive such e-marketing communications. You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your Personal Data for such marketing purposes through the use of the “unsubscribe” link included at the end of a direct marketing e-mail or by contacting Nielen Schuman (see contact details included in Section 9 below).

 

 

6. HOW DOES NIELEN SCHUMAN SECURE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

Nielen Schuman takes appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, and against all other unlawful forms of processing. Examples of such measures are the implementation of a secure IT infrastructure, the conclusion of data processing agreements with third parties and the restriction of access to personal data to authorized persons only.

However, it should be noted that: (i) in general, the transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure, private, or confidential; and (ii) any information that is sent to or received by the Nielen Schuman Websites may be intercepted, decrypted, consulted, and used by third parties, even if the exchange of such information is encrypted.

The Nielen Schuman Websites may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, kindly note that these websites have their own privacy statements and that Nielen Schuman does not accept any responsibility or liability for these statements or websites. Please consult these privacy statements before transferring any personal data.

 

 

7. WHO DOES NIELEN SCHUMAN SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH?

Nielen Schuman may transfer your personal data to the following categories of recipients:

  • service providers (for example IT support providers and cloud computing providers);
  • professional advisors (for example lawyers and accountants);
  • third parties in connection with a (potential) corporate transaction;
  • governmental or administrative authorities;
  • financial institutions, and;
  • insurance companies.

Such recipients may be located outside the European Economic Area (the “EEA”). Unless otherwise notified to you, any transfers of your personal data to recipients located outside the EEA will be based on an adequacy decision or are governed by the standard contractual data protection clauses as set forth in clauses 45 and 46 of the GDPR.

 

 

8. HOW LONG WILL NIELEN SCHUMAN RETAIN YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

Nielen Schuman shall retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which your Personal Data is collected. The criteria Nielen Schuman uses to determine the applicable retention period include: the term of your agreement with Nielen Schuman, the term of your (ongoing) relationship with Nielen Schuman and Nielen Schuman’s legal and contractual obligations.

 

 

9. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS?

As set forth in the GDPR, you have the right to request from Nielen Schuman access to and rectification or erasure of your Personal Data or restriction of the processing of your Personal Data or to object to the processing of your Personal Data, as well as the right to data portability.

Where Nielen Schuman processes your Personal Data on the basis of your consent you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

If you believe that your rights have been violated and/or if you believe that Nielen Schuman does not comply with applicable data protection laws, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. We nevertheless kindly ask you to lodge your complaint firstly with us by means of the contact details below.

Should you have any questions regarding the processing of your Personal Data, including the exercise of your rights, please contact Nielen Schuman by e-mail or regular mail using the contact details provided below.

 

via e-mail: bouwman@nielenschuman.com

 

Via regular mail:

Nielen Schuman B.V.

Attn: Daan Bouwman

De Cuserstraat 87

1081 CN Amsterdam

The Netherlands