Effective Date: May 10, 2018


This Privacy- and Cookie Policy applies to the website operated by Advance Consulting B.V. (“website”). Advance Consulting B.V. (“Advance Consulting,” “we,” or “us”) knows that you care how information about you is used and shared. This Privacy- and Cookie Policy explains what information of yours will be collected by Advance Consulting when you access our website, how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of information. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy- and Cookie Policy. This Privacy- and Cookie Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources. Capitalized terms that are not defined in this Privacy- and Cookie Policy have the meaning given them in our Terms and Conditions. The use of information collected through our website shall be limited to the purposes under this Privacy- and Cookie Policy and our Terms and Conditions to customers.


1. Information we collect on our own behalf

 

(a) Our services: We may collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your full name, phone number, email address, or similar, when you contact us by our contact form. If you choose to make use of our services, we will collect your payment information.

 

(b) Cookies and tracking technologies: Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Advance Consulting. These technologies may be used in analyzing trends, administering the website, tracking your movements around the website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We use cookies to remember users’ settings as well as for authentication and analytics. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our website, but your ability to use some features or areas of the website may be limited. We also use Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and Google AdWords (Conversion Tracking). Some or all of these tools may be used to track information about your behavior on our website depending on your region. We process and keep all data for our own website. For more information or to opt-out, please visit the respective website(s) of these vendors or contact us at info@advanceconsulting.nl.


2. Information we collect on behalf of third parties

Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by our partners. These technologies may be used in analyzing trends, administering the website, tracking your movements around the website and to gather demographic information about our userbase as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by such companies.


3. How we use your information

 

(a) We use the information that we collect to operate and maintain our website and to respond to your questions and concerns. The legal basis is art. 6(1)(f) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


(b) If you have given your consent, we use the information that we collect to send you marketing communications in our newsletter. The legal basis is art. 6(1)(a) of GDPR.


3. How we share your information

 

(a) Personally identifiable information: Advance Consulting B.V. will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Advance Consulting (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).


(b) Non-personally identifiable information: We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with our partners to help them understand the usage patterns for the website. Non-personally identifiable information may be stored indefinitely.


(c) Instances where we are required to share your information: Advance Consulting will disclose your information where required to do so by law, if subject to subpoena or other legal proceeding or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce our Terms and Conditions or to protect the security or integrity of our Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Advance Consulting B.V., or others.


(d) What happens in the event of a change of control: We may buy or sell/divest/transfer the company (including any shares in the company), or any combination of its products, services, assets and/or businesses. Your information such as customer names and email addresses, and other information may be among the items sold or otherwise transferred in these types of transactions. We may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions or proceedings involving all or a portion of the company. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.


(f) Testimonials: We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our website in addition to other endorsements. With your consent, we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at info@advanceconsulting.nl.


4. Storage and processing

Your personal collected information may be stored and processed in, Europe, or any other country in which Advance Consulting B.V. or its subsidiaries, or affiliates are operational. Advance Consulting may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information, to affiliated entities, or to other partners across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European Union or European Econonmic Area, please note that we will not transfer information, including personal data, to a country outside of the European Union or European Economic Area.


5. How we protect your information

Advance Consulting is concerned with protecting your privacy and data, but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Advance Consulting or guarantee that your information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. When you enter sensitive information on our contact form, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us at info@advanceconsulting.nl.


6. Privacy shield

Advance Consulting complies with the EU GDPR framework as set forth by the European Union regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries. Advance Consulting has certified that it adheres to the requirements of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement.


7. Compromise of personal information

In the event that personal information is compromised as a breach of security, Advance Consulting will promptly notify our customers in compliance with applicable law.


8. Your choices about your information

If you want to review, correct, update or delete inaccuracies to the information about you that Advance Consulting keeps on file, you can contact us directly at info@advanceconsulting.nl. We will acknowledge your request within seventy-two (72) hours and handle it promptly. Data protection law gives you a range of rights in connection with our processing of your personal data. In this regard, you have the right to request that we rectify or delete the personal data or restrict the processing of your personal data, if you think they are inaccurate. Furthermore, you have the right to object against the processing based on our legitimate interests as a legal basis. We are required to assess and act on your request. Additionally, you also have the right to data portability if it should become relevant. You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority. If you have any questions about this Privacy- and Cookie Policy or your rights under data protection law, you can contact us directly at info@advanceconsulting.nl.


9. Enforcement and dispute resolution

In compliance with the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Principles, Advance Consulting commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. EU and Swiss Data Subjects with questions or concerns about the use of their personal data should contact us at: info@advanceconsulting.nl. If you do not receive timely acknowledgement of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by Advance Consulting, EU and Swiss Individuals and Data Subjects should go to http://bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information or to file a complaint. The services of the BBB EU Privacy Shield will be provided at no cost to you. Finally, as a last resort and in limited situations, EU and Swiss Individuals and Data Subjects may seek redress from the Privacy Shield Panel — a binding arbitration mechanism.


10. Our retention of your information

If you are a visitor to our website, we will retain your information for as long as necessary but no longer than one 50 months after your last visit to our website.


11. Children’s privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, Advance Consulting does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@advanceconsulting.nl


12. Notification procedures

It is our policy to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business-related purposes, to you via email, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice, as determined by Advance Consulting in its sole discretion. We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, provided that you may opt out of certain means of notification as described in this Privacy- and Cookie Policy.


13. Links to other websites

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from our website, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our website to another website or service, our Privacy- and Cookie Policy does not apply to third-party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link or advertisement on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies.

Social Media Widgets: Our website includes social media features that run on our website. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our website and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are hosted by a third party. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing it.


14. Changes to our privacy- and cookie policy

All changes to this Privacy- and Cookie Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. When we change the policy in a material manner, we will let you know via an update of the ‘effective date’ at the top of this page.
If you have any questions about this Privacy- and Cookie Policy, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at info@advanceconsulting.nl, or send mail to:


Advance Consulting B.V.
Stationsweg 99
6711 PM Ede
The Netherlands

  

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