Privacy Policy

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?

When filling out a form on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number, company name, job title or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form (e.g. for downloading masterclasses or press kits) or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
– To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
– To improve our website in order to better serve you.
– To enable us to contact you after filling out a form on the website.
– To send you more relevant emails (after you have given permission).
– To ask for your opinion and reviews of services via email.

We will only reach out to you after you have given us explicit consent.

How do we protect your information?

We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
We use WordPress, an open source and always up-to-date Content Mangagement System. Additional security is implemented, with features such as a firewall, database security, filesystem security, brute force prevention, SPAM prevention, and vulnerability and malware scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by our team (Aat Vos, Kirstin Hanssen and Suuz Vos) and our direct marketing, communication or technical partners (such as Bohemia Amsterdam) who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Check out our cookie policy

We use cookies to:

Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

Use our cookie settings, by clicking the “settings” icon in bottom left of the screen, to change your preferences and choose which cookies we are allowed to track.

You can also choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

Check out our cookie policy

Third-party disclosure

We do not nor will we ever sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.

Mailchimp

We use MailChimp to provide electronic newsletters to subscribers.
For more information on the information MailChimp will collect, please refer to the MailChimp’s Privacy Policy and the MailChimp Terms of Use.

MailChimp will use the information collected from you for the purpose of hosting the online platform to enable us to create, send and manage electronic newsletters. MailChimp will also use this information to measure the performance of our email campaigns.

Google

Google Analytics is set up but IP-adresses have been anonymized and sharing settings have been turned off.

Opting out:

Every newsletter includes an unsubscribe button and change preferences button on the bottom of the email.

You can send a request for access, correction, deletion, data transfer of your personal data or request for withdrawal of your consent or objection to the processing of your personal data to We will do so within 48 hrs.

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously.
Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur: We will notify you via email within 7 business days.

Name and Address of the controller

Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:
Aat Vos
Eekhoornstraat 9
9497TA Donderen
Netherlands
Phone: +31653 88531
Email:
Website: www.aatvos.com


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