Dutch Personal Data Protection Act

Privacy Statement

We respect the privacy of website visitors, and we ensure that any personal information submitted to us is treated confidentially. Processing of personal information occurs in accordance with the applicable stipulations of the Dutch Personal Data Protection Act (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).

Purposes Of Data Processing

We process your personal information in order to enter into and to execute agreements pertaining to legal services, and management of the resulting relations, including performance of activities intended to expand the customer base. If you complete a contact or registration form on the website, or send us an email, any information submitted to us will be stored for appropriate periods required by the nature of such forms or the content of your email, in terms of their handling or a comprehensive reply.


Clicking Behaviour And Visitor Data

General visitor data is tracked on the website. In this regard, particulars such as the IP address of your computer, possible usernames, time of request, and information provided by the user’s browser may be registered and used for statistic analysis of visitor and clicking behaviour throughout the website. In addition, we use such data to optimise website functionality. We attempt to anonymise such data whenever possible. Such data is never shared with third parties.


Google Analytics

We employ Google Analytics to monitor how users navigate the website. The information thus obtained, including your computer’s (IP) address, are transferred to and stored by Google on servers located in the United States. Google uses this information to track how our website is used; to provide us with reports on our website, and to be able to offer information on the effectiveness of their campaigns to their advertisers. Google may share this information with third parties if Google is legally required to do so, or to the extent by which third parties process such information on behalf of Google. We have no influence of these matters.


Facebook, Twitter & Instagram (Social Media)

Our website features buttons serving to promote pages or to share on social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. These buttons are effected through coding provided by Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram as such. Such coding may  place cookies on your computer, among other functionalities. Read the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram privacy statements (subject to regular amendments) to learn how they treat the information they process by means of such coding. This also applies to any other potential social media channels.



You may find yourself featuring on one of the images used either on our website or in other publications, without having been requested for your explicit permission.
If for any reason you object to featuring in our publications, we ask you to make your objections known to us in writing, upon which we will take adequate measures to settle the matter.



We offer a newsletter to inform interested persons about news related to Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage, our services, and related topics. Your email address is only added to the subscribers list by your express consent. Every newsletter contains a link, which you can use to unsubscribe to our newsletters. The database of newsletter subscribers is not shared with third parties. If you sign up for the newsletter, you give permission to receive a satisfaction survey two days after your visit.


Use Of Cookies

We use cookies to facilitate provision of our electronic services. A cookie is a small simple file attached to pages of this website, which your browser may store on your computer’s hard drive. We can in turn use these cookies for purposes such as combining several website page requests, to analyse visitor behaviour. You are free to disallow the use of such cookies, although doing so may affect the functionality and ease of use of the website.


Inspection, Rectification, And Right To Object

If you have a relationship with our enterprise, you are entitled to inspect your personal data upon your written request. If the summary provided by us contains any errors, you may request us in writing to adjust or remove such data. In addition, you may inform us in writing of your preference not to be approached with regard to information on our products and services. To do so, please direct your notification to the following address:

Stichting Werelderfgoed Kinderdijk
Overwaard 2
2961 AT Kinderdijk


Privacy Statement Amendments

We reserve the right to amend the present privacy statement. Any such amendments shall be published on the present website.

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