Privacy policy

DutchmarQ fully recognizes your privacy is important to you. We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which is any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person, collected via the website. This Privacy Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data in connection with the website, in our capacity as data controllers.

1. Information we collect

DutchmarQ collects personal data on certain areas of the website when you register for DutchmarQ newsletters and alerts, register for or apply for jobs, sign up for trainings, webinars and other events, and/or participate in public user posting areas (such as blogposts, bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys). The personal data collected varies across the website and may include information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and background information when applying for a job. For instance, by registering for DutchmarQ newsletters, you agree to receive the correspondence to which you have subscribed at the e-mail address that you provided at registration. Only DutchmarQ will contact you using this e-mail address. We will send e-mails to this address pertaining to your registration.

The information we automatically collect may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected through cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar technologies (collectively “cookies and other tracking technologies”) on our website. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the website, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the website. The information automatically collected will be associated with any personal data you have provided.

2. Use of information

The personal data we collect may be used where we have your specific consent to do so, or where DutchmarQ has a legitimate interest in or other legal basis for processing such information. In some situations, the collection of personal data may be required for the operation of the website or to provide specific services. DutchmarQ uses your personal data to fulfill your requests for information, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, personalize content that you view or receive on the website, evaluate and improve our services, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, recruit and evaluate job applicants, analyze the website’ performance and functioning, publish your letters to the editor or comments, prevent fraud, enforce our terms of use, comply with all applicable laws and corporate reporting obligations, enforce DutchmarQ’s agreements, and accomplish other purposes you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personal data on file and use it to contact you.

3. Cookies

The website uses cookies and other tracking technologies to identify you and your interests, to remember your preferences, and to track your use of our websites. A cookie is a file that the server sends to your browser and that is stored afterwards on your computer. DutchmarQ uses functional cookies, analytical cookies and tracking cookies. Cookies are only used for the performance or the facilitation of the performance of a service requested by you. Most of the cookies only function during one session or visit. You can configure your browser in such a way that it will warn you each time a cookie is installed or each time it refuses to install one. Should you refuse the installation of cookies, DutchmarQ cannot ensure the transmission of communications and the delivery of certain services.

4. Social Networking

The website may allow you sign into and associate your social network accounts including, but not limited to, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, with DutchmarQ.

By using this functionality, you give us permission to access all of the elements of your social network profile information that you have made available to be shared and to use it in accordance with the social network’s terms of use and this Privacy Policy. Please refer to the privacy settings in your social network account for information about what data is shared with DutchmarQ and other connected applications and to manage the data that is shared through your account, including information about your activities using our website. If you would like to disconnect a social media account from us, refer to the settings of that social network account and its provider.

5. Security

DutchmarQ has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized DutchmarQ personnel are provided access to personal data, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions however, DutchmarQ cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data.

6. Data retention policy

DutchmarQ retains personal data, as necessary, for the duration of the relevant business relationship. We may also retain personal data for longer than the duration of the business relationship should we need to retain it to protect ourselves against legal claims, use it for analysis or historical record-keeping, or comply with our information management policies and schedules. If you request that we delete your personal data, DutchmarQ will make reasonable attempts to delete all instances of the information in their entirety.

7. Your rights

Where granted by local law, you may have the right to request access to the personal data that we have collected about you for the purposes of reviewing, modifying, or requesting deletion of the data. You may also have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we have collected about you and to have any inaccuracies in that data corrected. In certain circumstances, you may also request that we cease processing your personal data.

If you would like to make a request to access, review, or correct the personal data we have collected about you, or to discuss how we process your personal data, please contact us at info[at] To help protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity, before granting access to your personal data. We will make reasonable attempts to promptly investigate, comply with, or otherwise respond to your requests as may be required by applicable law.

Different laws may prevent us from providing access to your personal data or otherwise fully complying with your request depending upon the circumstances and the request, such as for example, where producing your information may reveal the identity of someone else. We reserve the right to charge an appropriate fee for complying with your request where allowed by applicable law, and/or deny your requests where they may be manifestly unfounded, and/or excessive, or otherwise objectionable or unwarranted under applicable law.

In addition, and where granted by local law, you have the legal right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection authority. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on any of the website. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the website on which you have provided such information, subscribed or registered or contact us at the address provide at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

8. Consent; changes to Privacy Policy

By using the website, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal data by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the website. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy that increase our rights to use personal data that we have previously collected about you, we will obtain your consent either through an email to your registered email address or by prominently posting information about the changes on our website.

9. Contact us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact DutchmarQ

Paul Hassels Mönning
Postbus 26
3940AA Doorn
The Netherlands

Tel.: +31 343 4209 31
E-mail: info[at]