Privacy Policy

General Information
This privacy policy applies to customers, brokers and website visitors whose personal data we process. This privacy policy regulates our processing of your personal data.

Our website contains references to third party websites (for example hyperlinks, banners or buttons). We are not responsible for compliance by these third parties to applicable privacy legislation (including the General Data Protection Regulation).

Collection and use of personal data of customers, brokers and website visitors
We would like to draw your attention to the fact that we consider it important to carefully handle your personal data. We only process your personal data if: (1) it is necessary for the performance of an agreement, (2) it is necessary in order for us to comply with a legal obligation, or (3) if it is necessary for the purpose of looking after our legitimate (commercial) interests. A commercial interest of ours could be sending our newsletter to you.

If you are a (potential) customer of us, we process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • in order to send you an offer;
  • in order to be able to determine which requirements or wishes certain goods or services must satisfy;
  • in order to be able to deliver goods to or carry out activities for you;
  • in order to send you an invoice;
  • in order to be able to communicate with you quickly and efficiently concerning the other aspects of the agreement.

If you are a visitor of our website, we process the following personal data:

  • IP-address;
  • If you fill in our contact form: your e-mail address and any other information you leave behind.

We use functional and analytical cookies. We only use third-party cookies to improve the quality and effectiveness of the website. We use Google Analytics, for example, which is set up in a privacy-friendly manner. Google Analytics processes your IP address for us. We also use Vimeo in order to show videos on the website. To the extent required by law, you expressly authorize us to use cookies.

If you are a broker or a customer, we will process your business data as this is necessary for the performance of an agreement or in order for us to make commercial offers. You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. If you provide us with no or insufficient personal data, then we may be unable perform the aforementioned activities. With regard to the processing of your personal data for commercial purposes, for example the sending of newsletters, we hereby offer you the opportunity to lodge an objection, free of charge, against the use of your electronic contact details by clicking on the link at the bottom of this e-mail. In addition, we offer you the opportunity to object to the further use of your electronic contact details for any communication that has a commercial purpose.

Transfer to third parties
In connection with the performance of a possible agreement with you, it may be possible that we must provide your personal data to parties who supply parts, materials and products to us or who perform activities in accordance with our instructions. We furthermore make use of an external server room for the storage of (parts of) our sales and purchasing records. Your personal data are part of these records. Therefore your personal data are provided to our server room provider.

If you have registered for our newsletter, then your personal data will be processed in order to send you the newsletter that you have requested. Due to the fact that we make use of a newsletter mailing service, your personal data are transferred to the provider of this service.

We will only share your personal data with contractors who process personal data for us after we have made agreements with these third parties regarding the confidentiality and security of your personal data.

In case we store personal data or agreed to have it stored by companies based in countries outside the EEA that do not offer an adequate level of protection, we will ensure that standard data- protection clauses as adopted by the European Commission apply.

Direct marketing
If you are a customer of us or if you have expressed a specific interest in our products, for example by providing us with your contact information at an exhibition, we will store and use the personal data you have provided in order to inform you personally by e-mail in the future of our existing and new products and services and to possibly make you an offer in this connection. We have a legitimate interest in using your personal data for this purpose, namely to market and sell our products and services. Every time we send you a marketing e-mail, you have the option of informing us that you no longer wish to receive such e-mails. See in this connection the opt-out link at the bottom of each mailing.

Storage period personal data
If you have requested an offer from us but did not become a customer of ours, we will erase your data no later than one year after our last contact. We will also delete your personal data no later than one year after our last contact if we received an offer from you but did not become a customer of yours. If you did become our customer or we did become your customer, we will store your personal data for a term of seven years after the end of the financial year in which the agreement with you was performed, or in case we are still in contact with you, seven years after our last contact. The seven-year period corresponds to the period for which we are obliged to keep our administration for the Tax Authorities. We will erase your personal data after this period has ended.

Your rights
You have the right to request access to your personal data. If there is reason to do so, you may also request us to supplement your personal data or request that we rectify inaccurate personal data concerning your person. You also have the right to request that your personal data be erased or request that the use of your personal data be restricted. You may also lodge a complaint regarding the collection and use of your personal data to us or lodge a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority. And finally, you have the right to request to obtain your personal data or that they should be transferred to another party. In order to be able to exercise your rights, please contact: [Heesen Yachts Builders BV, Rijnstraat 2, 5347KL Oss, 0412-665544]. Naturally you may also contact us if you have questions regarding or require further information concerning the processing and use of your personal data.

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy on a regular basis. It is your responsibility to review this privacy policy on a regular basis. This privacy policy was last modified in June 2018.