Date of last amendment: October 2018
This website is operated by TENDERS dot EU, established in Oosterhout, The Netherlands.
By using this website, you agree to the use of your data as described in this Privacy Statement.
TENDERS dot EU collects and processes data about clients and visitors to these websites for its business operations, to draw attention to and make available products and services which may be important to you and for developing web statistics. The information you provide will be used to contact you, if necessary, for instance, to inform you about changes to the functionality of the websites or to offer you services which you may appreciate (unless you have indicated that you do not wish to receive offers about products and/or services).
1. Processing personal data
If you use the TENDERS dot EU websites, it is possible that you will provide personal data on your own initiative, or you will need to provide personal data. TENDERS dot EU processes this data:
- in order to be able to make this website available to its users as well as for purposes of registration with regard to certain parts of the websites;
- to make it possible to send you further information on TENDERS dot EU services by post or e-mail and to improve the services offered by TENDERS dot EU both on the websites and elsewhere;
- in order to be able to send you TENDERS dot EU’s reference material, marketing material or other publications, whether by post or email;
As a rule, TENDERS dot EU only collects the minimum amount of information required to fulfil your request. In cases where you are requested for compulsory information, this will be expressly stated on the web page concerned.
In order to be able to effectively manage this website, TENDERS dot EU may anonymously log data from operation systems, so that we can distinguish categories of visitors, based for instance on the domain type and internet browser used. This statistical data is passed in its entirety to TENDERS dot EU’s webmasters. In this way, we can guarantee that your visit to these websites is as smooth as possible and the efficiency of the websites remains optimal.
3. Types of cookies
Session cookies: these cookies are placed on your computer’s hard drive and remain there during your visit to the website. These cookies are erased when you leave the website.
Persistent cookies: these cookies are placed on your computer’s hard drive and remain there during your visit to the website, but also after your visit to the website.
Performance cookies: these cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as the web pages you have visited and any error messages; these cookies do not collect information that can be traced back to an individual – the information collected from all users is merged and it is anonymous. This type of cookie is used to improve the functioning of the website.
Functionality cookies: these enable the website to record the choices you have made on the website, or ensure that special options are available (such as allow you to provide comments on the website or via a blog).
By using our websites, you agree to cookies being placed on the hard drive of your computer with the aforementioned purposes and durations.
4. Messages sent via the website(s)
It is also possible to send messages via the websites. Messages sent this way may contain your (user)name, your email- or skype address and/or telephonenumber as well as any additional information that you include in the message. If you send us a message regardless of the medium used, it is possible that TENDERS dot EU will process the aforementioned data in order to contact you, for instance, or respond to your email or any other form of communication.
5. Special personal data
TENDERS dot EU does not request special categories of personal data via the websites, unless this is legally required. Examples of special categories of personal data are data concerning race or ethnic group, political preference, faith or belief, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health, sexual preferences or criminal records. We recommend that you do not provide this type of special personal data. Nevertheless, should you wish to do so for whatever reason, we assume that you have given TENDERS dot EU express permission to process this information and you will be requested to inform us of your consent by clicking on a button on the web page where you can leave this special personal data.
An IP address is a number allocated to your computer when you gain access to the internet. It enables computers and servers to recognise you and to communicate with other computers and servers. IP addresses from where visitors appear to originate may be recorded for IT security and diagnostic purposes. This information may also be used in an aggregated form for identifying trends in website usage and for carrying out performance analyses.
Although the majority of publications we offer are in the form of downloads, there is also the option to request TENDERS dot EU publications online, by telephone or by post (order form). We ask you to provide ordering information to ensure that delivery and payment proceed as smoothly as possible.
7. Direct Marketing
Apart from mailing lists, for instance, which allow you to indicate whether you wish TENDERS dot EU to send you specific marketing materials, other publications and/or information, TENDERS dot EU is also able to use the personal data it receives from its websites to support its direct marketing activities. If you do not wish to receive information about new services offered by TENDERS dot EU which may be sent to you unsolicited, you can inform us when you provide your personal data or by responding to an email you receive from TENDERS dot EU. TENDERS dot EU will then block the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
8. Third parties
Your personal data will be handled confidentially by TENDERS dot EU and will not be used for other purposes or provided to third parties, unless:
• TENDERS dot EU is under a legal obligation to do so;
• you have expressly requested this;
• this is required in order to be able to send you publications, marketing material, reference material or other information;
• you have registered for conferences or events that are organised by third parties;
• these third parties are other TENDERS dot EU entities
the TENDERS dot EU websites are not used to collect or compile personal data with the aim of distributing it externally, using it for sales activities and/or for providing mail-outs on behalf of third parties.
This Privacy Statement does not apply to third-party internet sites that are linked to this website.
9. TENDERS dot EU understands the importance of protecting the privacy of children, particularly in an online environment. Our sites are not intended for or targeted at children or young people under the age of 16. It is our policy to never knowingly or willingly collect or store information concerning persons under the age of 16 except if this forms part of a specific task within the context of our service provision.
10. Transfer to other entities
Personal data that is collected by TENDERS dot EU may be sent to other entities with whom TENDERS dot EU cooperates and in particular with entities mentioned ou our websites. However, these entities may only use the data for the purpose for which you provided the data to TENDERS dot EU. By placing information on TENDERS dot EU websites a visitor gives their express permission to the collected information to be sent to other countries if this is necessary to fulfil the free request of that visitor.
If you place data on the TENDERS dot EU website, we will assume that you are giving TENDERS dot EU express permission to share that information with other entities with whom TENDERS dot EU cooperates and in particular with entities mentioned ou our websites and you will be requested to inform us of your consent on the respective web pages by clicking a button on the web page on which you can leave this special personal data.
11. External links
TENDERS dot EU has included links to third-party websites. If you go to another website via one of these links, you should be aware that TENDERS dot EU’s Privacy Statement will no longer apply. It is possible that these third parties or other parties will collect information about you on these websites. TENDERS dot EU is not responsible for the content of these websites, nor for the actions of these third parties and other parties. Therefore, we advise you to read the Privacy Statement of these websites before providing any personal data.
The TENDERS dot EU sites may contain functionality to enable visitors to share information via social media, including Facebook and Twitter. These social media applications may collect and use information about your usage of the TENDERS dot EU websites. Personal data that you share via social media applications may be used by other users of that social media application and this interaction is governed by the privacy policies of the respective social media applications. TENDERS dot EU does not have any influence over those social media applications, nor is it responsible for them. Furthermore, the TENDERS dot EU websites may use blogs, forums, crowd sourcing or other applications and services. The objective of these applications and services is to facilitate contact and the sharing of knowledge. Personal data that you make available through these applications and services may be shared with other users of these applications and services, unless stated otherwise and we have little or no influence over this.
12. Storage of data
TENDERS dot EU does not store your personal data for any longer than is necessary for the realization of the above objectives for the processing your personal data – unless this data is required to comply with a statutory retention duty – or until the retention period under the applicable rules of conduct and professional practice has elapsed if this is longer.
13. Access to the website
We have chosen not to oblige visitors to register on the TENDERS dot EU websites. However, you may be asked to register in order to receive a personalised user code and password, for instance, to obtain access to certain sections of the website or to gain access to certain transaction information, business information of a confidential nature or patented information.
You have the right to inspect your personal data that is processed by TENDERS dot EU. You should go through the application or registration procedure once again to change, transfer or supplement your personal data. TENDERS dot EU strives to make its websites as accessible as possible, within reason, to enable you to identify and correct any inaccuracies. On request, TENDERS dot EU will remove your personal data from its systems if possible.
TENDERS dot EU accepts responsibility for the careful recording of any personal data that it stores after you have provided this data and it has been verified for accuracy. However, TENDERS dot EU does not subsequently accept any responsibility for the up-to-dateness of personal data that has been provided once. TENDERS dot EU will, if possible, amend this data using the new data which we receive from you, the authorised visitor, after it has been brought to TENDERS dot EU’s attention that certain items of personal data collected on the websites are not correct.
TENDERS dot EU has implemented generally accepted technological procedures and security guidelines to avoid the loss, misuse, destruction, or unintentional amendment of personal data. All TENDERS dot EU employees must observe the security regulations that apply across the organisation. Only authorised TENDERS dot EU employees may access personal data and these employees are under the obligation to safeguard the confidentiality of this information.
If you have any questions about your interaction with this website, about inspecting data or the correctness of information that you have previously provided to TENDERS dot EU via the website or if you would like to request that we remove or transfer information, please contact us by email.
If you do not wish to receive any marketing information from TENDERS dot EU, you can also inform us by email.
If you have previously subscribed for newsletters via email and no longer wish to receive these, you should unsubscribe from each newsletter individually on the respective part of the site.
If you have any questions about this internet Privacy Statement, you can contact by email.
You have the right to submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens) if you believe that the actions of TENDERS dot EU give reason for such a complaint.
TENDERS dot EU retains the right to amend or adapt this Privacy Statement at all times. This Privacy Statement was last amended on the date shown above. In order to keep you up to date, we will announce any amendments to this Internet Privacy Statement in a prominent position on our websites for at least two weeks.