Privacy- and cookiestatement

This document is the privacy and cookie statement for the website of Dames van Vermeer B.V. (

Dames van Vermeer takes great care to ensure the privacy of the visitors of its website and complies with all applicable laws and regulations on personal data protection in the processing of personal information (including the General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR).

This page outlines how Dames van Vermeer handles the personal information that it processes through its website and informs you of your rights under the law.

Data controller and purposes of information processing

When visiting the website (, personal information is processed by Dames van Vermeer. In the context of the GDPR, Dames van Vermeer is considered the data controller. Below, Dames van Vermeer explains which personal data it processes and for which purposes.

In order to comply with your requests, we process the following information:

  • when you contact us using the contact form on our website: your name, email address and any other information or personal details you share with us, including of course your question, comment, request or complaint. We process this information in order to handle your request, get in touch with you and advise you on the progress of your request.

We are unable to provide you with these services without collecting the above-mentioned personal data.

In the context of our legitimate interest (allowing us to improve our website and in the context of complying with the applicable laws and regulations), we process the following information:

  • when you visit our website: we use analytical cookies to improve the functionality, efficacy, and user experience of our website;
  • in reference to complaints or reports: information about (alleged) breaches of intellectual property rights and/or other unlawful conduct. In these cases, we may provide information, including personal details, to third parties such as right holders, supervisory authorities, the tax authority, the Justice Department, the police and other law enforcement authorities, in the event that Dames van Vermeer is obligated to do so based on laws or regulations or in the event that it believes it is required to do so based on the information contained in this statement.


The Dames van Vermeer website uses cookies. The use of cookies is an industry standard and most websites use cookies. A cookie is a small amount of information that is sent to your browser and is stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are used to improve user experiences and the services offered by Dames van Vermeer. We use the following cookies:

Functional cookies

Functional cookies make it easier for our website to work properly (navigation), by using what is known as a display cookie. This cookie is only stored during your session and will then automatically be removed from your computer.

Analytical cookies (Google Analytics)

Via our website, a Google Analytics cookie is used as part of their “Analytics” service. We use this service to keep track of and receive reports on how visitors use our website. This includes information such as number of visitors, popular pages, etc. This way, Dames van Vermeer can improve services based on website visitor’s needs.

Dames van Vermeer has agreed a privacy-friendly data processor contract with Google Inc. and Google Analytics in compliance with the recommendation from the Dutch Data Protection Authority. This includes hiding the final octet of the IP address and switching off the option ‘share information’. Dames van Vermeer also does not use other Google services in combination with Google Analytics cookies.

Name Storage period
_ga 2 years
_gid 24 hours
_gat_gtag_UA session

Third-party cookies

Our website (under customer reviews) includes a Funda functionality. This functionality uses cookies that come from the Funda website. We have no way of influencing the cookies used by Funda.

Please read the relevant Funda privacy statement to find out how Funda processes the personal information it obtains using these cookies:

Third parties

With the exception of the purpose stated above and hosting and data analysis companies used by Dames van Vermeer, we do not share your personal information with third parties.

The parties engaged by Dames van Vermeer must comply with strict security requirements and are prohibited from sharing information provided by Dames van Vermeer for any purposes other than those stated above. This personal information is stored on a server in the Netherlands.

Retention periods

Dames van Vermeer does not store the personal information it processes through its website for longer than strictly necessary for the purposes outlined in this privacy statement. The information will then be removed. This retention period shall be no longer than two months following the completion of the request, unless users have signed up for our newsletters. In this case, information will be stored longer for this purpose.

The information obtained from the visitor and the use of the website is only stored for a longer period of time in a format that no longer allows for visitor identification.


Dames van Vermeer has taken appropriate technological and organisational measures to safeguard personal information against loss or any form of unauthorised access.

The website is secured with an encrypted connection (256 bit SSL – demonstrated by the lock symbol in the browser) to protect and safeguard the user’s computer as well as the Dames van Vermeer servers.


The GDPR gives you certain rights with regard to the processing of your personal information:


You have the right to access the personal information we have processed and to receive information about the purposes for which we process your information, to whom your information has been disclosed and the expected retention period.


In the event that we have stored incomplete or inaccurate information then you have the right to have this information corrected.


You have the right to ask us to remove your information. Under certain circumstances, we may deny your request for removal, for example when we need to retain your information for tax purposes.


You have the right to request us to limit the processing of your information, for example pending the outcome of the review of your objection.


You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information, to the extent that it applies to your specific situation.


If applicable, you have the right of transfer of your information. At your request, we will send you the information we have collected in a common file format such as xls or csv.

Questions, complaints and changes to this statement

You may submit any objections or requests to Dames van Vermeer using the contact information below. Dames van Vermeer will assess the objection and/or request in accordance with the requirements outlined in the GDPR.

Should you have any questions about the processing of your personal information or any of the rights mentioned above, then feel free to contact us:

Dames van Vermeer B.V.
Johannes Vermeerplein 5
1071 DV AmsterdamThe Netherlands

Telephone: + 31 (0) 203626450

Dames van Vermeer B.V. is registered with the Chamber of Commerce under number: 65788168.

Should you believe that Dames van Vermeer has not handled your personal information with due care or has not complied with the law, then you may submit a complaint to Dames van Vermeer or to the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

In the case it is necessary to amend this privacy and cookie statement, a most recent version will be available on our website. This statement was last amended on 1 June 2018.

Should any amendments to this privacy and cookie statement be necessary then you will always find the most recent version on our website. This statement was last amended on 1 June 2018.