Privacy Policy

last updated: May 2018

1. Introduction

HRMNetherlands provides a HR platform through a website model. At HRMNetherlands the privacy and security of our visitors is of paramount importance. HRMNetherlands is committed to protecting the data you share with us. This privacy policy explains how HRMNetherlands processes information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify an individual (“Personal Data”) collected through use of its website and platform.

For the purposes of this policy, HRMNetherlands defines the term “Respondent” as any individual that actively uses the HRMNetherlands platform and the term “Visitor” as an individual that visits our front-end website (www.HRMNetherlands.com).

Any information stored on HRMNetherlands.com’s platform is treated as confidential. All information is stored securely and is accessed by authorized personnel only. HRMNetherlands implements and maintains appropriate technical, security and organizational measures to protect Personal Data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and use, and against accidental loss, destruction, damage, theft or disclosure, such as logging and encrypting (secure socket layer technology).

2. Collection and use

2.1 General

The following sections cover the specifics of each of the groups from which data is collected: website Visitors and Respondents.

2.2 Website Visitors

If you are a Visitor to our website only, and not a Respondent which filled in the website’s forms, then this section is relevant for you.

If required by applicable law, we will seek your explicit consent to process Personal Data collected on this website or volunteered by you. Kindly note that any consent will be entirely voluntary. You can withdraw your consent at any given time.

HRMNetherlands may collect data that you actively provide, such as when you register for events, fill in the website’s form (contact form), or sign up for information and newsletters. We will process your first and last name, your postal and email address and phone number. We use this to communicate with you or update you. Please note that we will only send you a newsletter if you consent to receiving the newsletter. You can withdraw your consent at any given time.

Furthermore, HRMNetherlands may collect, record and analyze information of Visitors to its website using a tracking and analyzing plug-in e.g. Google Analytics, based on consent of the Visitor. We may record your IP address. HRMNetherlands may add information collected by way of pageview activity. HRMNetherlands gathers data about visits to the website, including numbers of Visitors and visits, Geo-location data, length of time spent on the site, pages clicked on or where Visitors have come.

HRMNetherlands also uses social media plug-ins that retrieve data. Such Personal Data may comprise your IP address, first and last name, your postal and email address, your telephone number, your job title, data for social networks, your areas of interest, interest in HRMNetherlands products, and certain information about the company you are working for (company name and address), as well as information as to the type of relationship that exists between HRMNetherlands and yourself. HRMNetherlands does not control the privacy policies of the social media channels itself. Please read the privacy policies of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn if you want to know more about how your data is processed.
HRMNetherlands provides the option to leave a comment on our website, Gravatar allows you to add a photo of yourself. Please read the privacy policy of Gravatar if you want to know more about how your data is processed.

2.2.1 Purpose of processing personal data

HRMNetherlands uses the collected data to communicate with you and to customize content for Visitors to improve its website by analyzing how Visitors navigate its website. Those purposes are based on our legitimate interests, the performance of a contract or your consent. Your consent can be withdrawn at any given time.

Your data will be stored no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed. This means we will delete the data after 1 years, unless there are circumstances that justify a period of a longer extent.

2.2.2 Sharing personal data

HRMNetherlands may also share such information with service vendors or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction or in order to analyze the Visitor’s behavior on its website (data will be analyzed anonymously).

2.2.3 Links to other sites

Please be aware that while visiting our site, Visitors can follow links to other sites that are beyond our sphere of influence. HRMNetherlands is not responsible for the content or privacy policy of these other sites.

2.3 Respondents

Respondents should be aware that in responding to website’s forms, they could be disclosing information that could make them personally identifiable to HRMNetherlands Users. The security and privacy protection implemented on HRMNetherlands’s platform does not cover this type of transfer or disclosure of personal information. Respondents responding to website’s forms should be aware that they alone are responsible for the content of their responses. HRMNetherlands will not process Personal Data of Respondents for other purposes or by other means than instructed.

When you fill out the form on our contact page, we’ll ask you for your first and last name, email and phone number. We process this data to be able to communicate with you. Your data will be stored no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed. This means we will delete the data after 1 year, unless there are circumstances that justify a period of a longer extent.

2.3.1. Inquires

If you wish to inquire about your Personal Data that may have been collected in HRMNetherlands website’s forms, we recommend that you contact HRMNetherlands.

2.3.2. General

Data entered or transferred into HRMNetherlands such as texts, questions, contacts, media files, etc., remains the property of the Respondent and may not be shared with a third party by HRMNetherlands without express consent from the Respondent.

3. Controller

HRMNetherlands processes Personal Data both as a Processor and as a Controller, as defined in the Directive and the GDPR. HRMNetherlands adheres to the Directive of 1995 and the GDPR from May 25th, 2018. Complaints about the processing of your data can be submitted to the supervisory authority in your country.

All data collected by HRMNetherlands from Respondents will be stored in secure hosting facilities provided by Sohosted. HRMNetherlands’s contract with its hosting provider ensures that all hosting is performed in accordance with the highest security regulations.

4. Change of Privacy Policy

We presume that all Visitors of our website and Respondents have carefully read this document. We reserve the right to change our privacy policy as necessity dictates. This privacy policy is an integral part of HRMNetherlands’s terms of use.

5. Our Legal Obligation to Disclose Personal Information

We will reveal a Respondents’ personal information without his/her prior permission only when we have reason to believe that the disclosure of this information is required to establish the identity of, to contact or to initiate legal proceedings against a person or persons who are suspected of infringing rights or property belonging to HRMNetherlands. We are permitted to disclose personal information when we have good reason to believe that this is legally required.

6. Your rights

You have the right to inquire about your Personal Data, but you can also ask us to erase or change your data. Send us your request by email or by letter, accompanied with a copy of your passport or ID. Please shield the photo and the identifying number on your passport or ID. We will handle your request within four weeks.

7. For Further Information

HRMNetherlands is an initiative of Human In Progress B.V. If you have any further questions regarding the data HRMNetherlands collects, or how we use it, then please feel free to contact us by email at: privacy@humaninprogress.nl or in writing at:

Human In Progress B.V.
Attn: HRMNetherlands
Postbus 56946
1040 AX Amsterdam, The Netherlands