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Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy of the International Chamber of Commerce Netherlands (hereinafter ICC Netherlands). In order to serve you well and to carry out our work as efficiently and effectively as possible, ICC Netherlands processes your personal data.

ICC Netherlands considers careful handling of your personal data to be of great importance. Therefore, we process and secure your personal data with care. You can rest assured that your data is safe with ICC Netherlands and that we adhere to the applicable legal regulations.

Why does ICC Netherlands have a Privacy Policy?
In this Privacy Policy, we have outlined how we handle your personal data. You can read in this Privacy Policy which personal data we process from you, for what purposes, who may access your data, how we store your data, to whom we disclose your data, and what influence you can exert on this yourself. Your interests are paramount to us!

What are personal data?
Personal data are all data that can be traced back to a natural person, and that's you. Personal data include: your name, address, telephone number, email address. We obtain this type of data from you when you, for example, fill out a form, send a letter or email, or call us. Even when you visit the ICC website, you may provide us with personal data in some cases. For example, in the form of an IP address or a cookie.

At the moment your personal data are shared with ICC Netherlands by yourself or by a third party, we process them. The meaning of the term processing is broad and includes, among other things: collecting, storing, consulting, deleting, using, and providing data to third parties.

Where does this Privacy Policy apply?
This Privacy Policy applies to all personal data that ICC Netherlands processes from you (either fully or partially automated) in the context of its services.

Who does ICC Netherlands process personal data from?
We may process personal data from all individuals with whom we have contact, or who visit the ICC Netherlands website. These are primarily the personal data of contacts from private and public entities who are members of ICC Netherlands, or who participate in ICC Netherlands activities or have in some other way indicated their desire to be in a relationship with ICC Netherlands.

Important: If you, as an organization or company, provide us with personal data of your employees, you are required by applicable law to inform your employees about this. You can provide this Privacy Policy to your employees. This way, they will know exactly how ICC Netherlands handles their personal data.

Who is responsible for processing your personal data?
The entity responsible for processing your personal data is located at Bezuidenhoutseweg 12, 2594 AV in The Hague. The responsible entity is the one who formally and legally decides whether and, if so, which personal data are processed, for what purpose this happens, and in what manner.

What does ICC Netherlands use your personal data for?
ICC Netherlands may only process your personal data if we have a legal basis for doing so. The legal bases for processing your personal data are:

 

consent
legitimate interest
the processing of your data is necessary for the performance of a contract
Visiting the ICC Netherlands website

When you visit our website, we record your cookies. Below you can read what we use this data for.

What do we do with cookies?

We use cookies on this website. A cookie is a simple small file that is sent along with pages of this website and is stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer.

 

Through our website, a cookie is placed by the American company Google, as part of the "Analytics" service. We use this service to keep track of how many visitors our website receives and to receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is not explicitly provided. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

What are your rights?
When ICC Netherlands processes your personal data, you have certain rights under applicable regulations. Your rights are explained below.

 

We inform you when we process your personal data
ICC Netherlands provides you with information regarding our identity for the processing of your data, the purposes for which and the ways in which we process your data, the rules that apply to this, the rights you have, and how you can exercise them.

This information provision may be omitted if you are already aware of the processing of your data or if a notification to you is impossible or would require disproportionate effort on our part.

Access to your data
Are you a member of ICC Netherlands and do you want to see which personal data we have about you? Then you can use your 'Right of access'. We ask you to specifically indicate which personal data you would like to receive.

Right to rectification
You have the right to rectify data if your data is incorrect or incomplete. You also have the right to rectify the data if the data are not relevant for the purpose for which we process them, or if your data have been processed by us in violation of a legal provision.

We will inform the third parties who have received your data from us of any rectification, unless this is impossible or requires disproportionate effort on our part.

Right to erasure of data
In addition, you have the right to have certain data deleted. For example, when your data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which we received them, you object to the processing, or when your data have been unlawfully processed by us. However, we cannot always delete all requested data because we are obliged (or may be obliged) to keep certain data from you.

Right to restriction of processing
You also have the right to restrict the processing of your data. The right to restriction means that we may not (temporarily) process and may not change your personal data. This is the case if you dispute the accuracy of the data, if you believe that the personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes, or if you believe that the processing of your personal data by ICC Netherlands is unlawful.

Right to data portability
When you have provided us with your personal data yourself, you have the right to data portability in certain cases. This means that we will provide you with your data in a structured, common, and machine-readable format when you request it.

How can you exercise your rights?
If you wish to exercise your rights, you can contact us at any time using the contact details below or by sending us a letter, providing your name, address, and telephone number. We will respond to your request within one month.

We ask you to identify yourself with a valid identification document. This way, we can check whether we provide the personal data to the correct person.

Excessive requests for information provision may be rejected by us. Excessive requests occur when you, for example, approach us more than average and necessary with requests for information.

Right to object
You can object to the processing of your personal data by ICC Netherlands if your personal data are used for purposes other than necessary for the performance of a contract or necessary to comply with a legal obligation. For example, when you do not want us to use your personal data to keep you informed about our activities.

Supervision of the processing of personal data
The rules on protecting your personal data are laid down in the General Data Protection Regulation.

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) ensures compliance with this law.

If you believe that the provisions of this Privacy Policy are not or inadequately complied with by us, you have the right to file a complaint with the DPA. The contact details of the DPA are:

Hoge Niewstraat 8
2514 EL The Hague
088-1805250

About this privacy policy


ICC Netherlands may amend this Privacy Policy. The last amendment was made on May 23, 2024. You will always find the most recent version on icc.nl.

Do you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy? Please feel free to contact us:

ICC Netherlands

Bezuidenhoutseweg 12

2594 AV The Hague

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