How data.overheid.nl handles personal data.

Personal Data and Cookies

On this page you find information about how UBR | KOOP, the organization behind the website www.overheid.nl, handles the personal data and cookies that are obtained via the website.

Personal Data

Personal data include the information that can be traced to a person, for example a name, a home address or an e-mail address. The protection of this data is regulated in the General Data Protection Regulation (AVG). This regulation protects the privacy of citizens and also applies to personal data collected via the internet.

Based on this regulation, personal data will only be processed if this has been explicitly communicated. It must also be clear for what purpose the data are stored. This means that at the place where you enter your name or (e-mail) address, it is stated precisely for what purpose your data are used. Your personal data will only be used for the purpose for which you submitted them. They are also not stored longer than necessary for that purpose.

The Regulation and the accompanying Implementation Act General Data Protection Regulation provide some exceptions to this rule. The data can, for example, be used for investigation if someone commits offenses or crimes through means of this website.

If you respond to the website or if you subscribe, your e-mail address, your name and possibly your zip code will be processed. These personal data are used to respond to your questions or to send you the information you have requested.

Cookies

Overheid.nl uses cookies. A cookie is a small file that is sent along with pages of the website and is stored by the browser on the hard drive of your computer.

Overheid.nl uses cookies to store your preferences for displaying Overheid.nl. It saves your preference for the text size. The Legislation and Regulations section stores your preferences with regard to the display of legal texts. These cookies are not used to create a profile about visitors to Overheid.nl or to track visitors. Overheid.nl also does not place third-party cookies (so-called third-party cookies).

If you nevertheless do not want Overheid.nl to place cookies, you can change these settings through the privacy options in your browser. To do this, consult the manual or help function. Not accepting cookies can have consequences for the functioning of Overheid.nl.

You can find more information about cookies on the website Safe Internet (in Dutch).