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From our website, you can visit other websites by following hyperlinks to such external sites. While we strive to provide only quality links to useful and ethical websites, we have no control over the content and nature of these sites. These links to other websites do not imply a recommendation for all the content found on these sites. Site owners and content may change without notice and may occur before we have the opportunity to remove a link which may have gone 'bad'.
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We use different types of cookies on our website. It is important to us that you have control over your online privacy. privacy. That's why we are clear about which cookies we use and what we use them for:
- Strictly necessary cookies
- Functional cookies
- Analytical cookies
- Third-party cookies
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to “remember” you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). The cookies ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as “first party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third party cookies”). Both websites and HTML emails may also contain other tracking technologies such as “web beacons” or “pixels.” These are typically small transparent images that provide us with statistics, for similar purposes as cookies. They are often used in conjunction with cookies, though they are not stored on your computer in the same way. As a result, if you disable cookies, web beacons may still load, but their functionality will be restricted.
For our website to work properly, we need to collect certain basic information on our users. To do this, we create files known as cookies on our users’ devices. These cookies are designed to gather and store information about the user and the use of our website(s). We collect a number of these cookies for various reasons: not least to track our own performance, but also to let us serve the user content tailored to the user’s own preferences and specifications. Amongst other things, the cookies we use allow us to use data to improve our website. By this, we aim to make the user’s experience of our services and platforms much smoother and more interactive.
For what purpose is data processed?
We may collect personal data from visitors to our website (hereinafter referred to as ‘visitors’) for the following purposes:
- sending newsletters;
- sending job vacancy notifications;
- enrolling for events;
- ordering items from our website;
- processing queries and complaints;
- carrying out customer satisfaction surveys;
- processing requests for services;
- registering with JongVolkerWessels;
- processing job applications. There is a separate privacy statement for job applications, which is on the application form. We process the following information for all our visitors:
- IP address;
- Cookies. In addition, you have the option of placing personal data yourself via our website, for one of the purposes mentioned above. We only process personal data that you give us, i.e.:
- forename and surname;
- e-mail address;
- telephone number.
How is personal data collected?
Visitors’ personal data is obtained in the following ways:
- from using the website and the cookies placed on it;
- when users themselves give us their personal data.
How is personal data kept secure?
We take the protection of the personal data of visitors to our website seriously, and so we take appropriate organizational and technical measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure, unauthorized changes, or other unlawful processing. Our members of staff who have access to your personal data are bound by a duty of confidentiality and only have access to this personal data if it is necessary for the performance of their duties and/or for supporting the website.
What rights do visitors have?
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, visitors have various rights concerning their personal data that can be exercised to safeguard their privacy:
- right of access;
- right of rectification and supplementing the data;
- right of erasure;
- right to restriction of processing;
- right to data portability;
- right to object to processing. Requests to exercise any of these rights can be submitted in writing to G&S& at firstname.lastname@example.org. To verify that the request has been made by you, we ask you to send us a copy of your proof of identity along with the request. To protect your privacy, please use a black marker to blank out your passport photo and citizen service number on this copy. When we receive a request, depending on its nature, we will first weigh up the interests and assess whether we can and may comply with the request. We will then send an appropriate response. If you have not received a timely response to your request or if the request has been rejected, you can raise an objection with the VolkerWessels Privacy Taskforce. You also always have the right to lodge an objection with the Dutch Data Protection Authority or to initiate proceedings before the court.
Provision of your personal data to third parties
We may share visitors’ personal data with:
- VolkerWessels contracting parties, collaboration partners, or clients;
- Companies in the VolkerWessels group;
- Service providers engaged to provide services on behalf of VolkerWessels;
- Third parties, including but not restricted to supervisory bodies, tax authorities, or other authorities in order to comply with legal obligations. We enter into a processing agreement with companies that process your data on our behalf to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality for visitors’ data.
We do not store visitors’ personal data for longer than necessary for the purposes for which it was obtained, unless we are required by law to store data for longer.
Link to third-party websites
Our website may contain references and/or hyperlinks to third-party websites. We are not liable in any way for the ways in which these third parties deal with privacy legislation. We recommend that data subjects consult the privacy policies of these third-party websites to find out about how these third parties handle their personal data.