Privacy statement

In order to provide you with the services you need as efficiently and effectively as possible, Highberg processes your personal data.

Why does Highberg have a Privacy Statement?
Highberg considers careful handling of your personal data to be of great importance. In this Privacy Statement we have listed for you how we handle your personal data. Here you can read which personal data we process from you, for what purposes, how long we store your data, to whom we pass on your data and what influence you can exert on it yourself.

What is personal data?
Personal data is all data that can be traced back to a person. You can think of a name, an address, a date of birth, a telephone number and an e-mail address. We obtain this type of data from you when, for example, you fill in a form or send an e-mail. In some cases, you also provide us with personal data when you visit the Highberg website, for example in the form of your IP address or a cookie.

The moment your personal data is shared with Highberg by yourself or by a third party, for example the organization where you work, we will process it. Processing includes, among other things: collecting, storing, consulting, deleting, using and in some cases transferring the data.

What does this Privacy Statement apply to?
This Privacy Statement applies to all personal data that Highberg processes in the context of this website and in the context of the services we provide. For the data Highberg processes of its employees, trainees or associates we have a different Privacy Statement.

Whose personal data does Highberg process?
We may process personal data of all persons with whom we have contact or who visit this website. These include applicants, contact persons of our (potential) clients, (potential) business partners and (potential) suppliers.

Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?
The party responsible for processing your personal data is Highberg B.V., located at Barbara Strozzilaan 201 in Amsterdam. The controller is the one who decides whether and, if so, which personal data are processed, for what purpose and in what way.

Highberg processes your personal data in the context of carrying out the following activities:

Website visit

  • During website visit: IP address, visit data and cookies
    Purpose: To analyze website usage so that the website can be optimized for visitors. In addition, we use the analysis to determine our advertising strategy. We base this on the information we have collected via cookies or similar techniques about your use of the Highberg website/social media/blogs/podcasts. Finally, we collect the data to improve our products and services (including via our website) or to solve (technical) problems when using the website or our services.
  • When registering for the newsletter: name, organization name and e-mail address
    Purpose: To inform you about our services and other activities.
  • When getting in touch about Highberg products or services: name and address details, e-mail address, telephone number and company details
    Purpose: To provide you with the right products and/or services and to contact you if necessary.
  • When registering for events: name and address, e-mail address, telephone number and company details
    Purpose: To handle your registration and to contact you if necessary.

Personal contact

  • When making contact by telephone, contact via the website, forms, e-mail or social media: personal data depending on the type of information you provide us.
    Purpose: To answer your questions, make offers or to improve the quality of our services. The data you send us by e-mail will be kept for as long as necessary for the complete answering and handling of the e-mail.

Job Applications

  • When completing the application form and sending application details by e-mail: name and address, e-mail address, telephone number, CV and any motivation.
    Purpose: To assess your suitability for a certain position or assignment, to record your availability and to bring you into contact with or introduce you to one or more (potential) clients and/or relations.
    The provision of your data to (potential) clients/relations always takes place with your permission. We store this personal data for a maximum of 4 weeks after the end of the application procedure, unless we are allowed to keep your data longer with your explicit permission for future vacancies.

We only process your personal data for the stated purposes. When we use your data for other (closely related) purposes, we will inform you about this and take the necessary measures.

How does Highberg handle your personal data?
Careful, safe and confidential.

Transferring to third parties
We only provide your personal data to third parties, including (potential) clients, in the following situations:

  • necessary in the context of the implementation of the agreement
  • your consent

Highberg may also be obliged to provide personal data on the basis of legislation or regulations, on the basis of a decision by a competent court, or in the event of fraud or abuse. If that is the case, Highberg will cooperate.

Transfer of your data to countries outside the European Economic Area
Highberg will not transfer your data to a company or branch in a country outside European Economic Area, unless a model agreement has been concluded for this purpose or if you have signed a statement in which you consent to the transfer.

We have concluded a model agreement with the following parties located outside the European Economic Area:

  • LinkedIn
  • Google Analytics (California, United States)

What are your rights?
When Highberg processes your personal data, you have certain rights in accordance with the applicable regulations. These are explained below.

Right of access to your data
Do you want to know exactly which personal information of you we process? Then you can use your right of access.

Right to rectification
You have the right to rectify data if your data is incorrect or incomplete, for example with outdated address data.

Right to data erasure
You also have the right to have certain data removed. For example, when your data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we received it or you object to the processing. However, we cannot always delete all requested data, because we are (or may be) legally obliged to keep certain data.

Right to restriction of processing
You also have the right to restrict the processing of your data. The right to restriction means that we are (temporarily) not allowed to process and change your personal data. This is the case if you believe that the data is incorrect, if you are of the opinion that the personal data are no longer necessary for the processing purpose or if you are of the opinion that your personal data is being processed unlawfully.

Right of objection
You can object to the processing of your personal data by Highberg if you suspect that your personal data is being used for purposes other than those necessary for the performance of an agreement or compliance with a legal obligation. For example, if you do not want us to use your personal data to make you personal offers.

Right to data portability
If you have provided us with your personal data yourself, you have the right to data portability. This is the case if this is done in the context of (explicit) permission or on the basis of an agreement. We will provide your digital data to you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable manner if you request us to do so.

How can you exercise your rights?
If you wish to exercise your rights, you can contact us using the contact details below or by sending us a letter with your name, address and telephone number. We will respond to your request within one month.

We may ask you to provide a proof of your identity so that we can check whether we provide or erase the personal data of the right person.

If you believe that the provisions of this Privacy Statement are not or insufficiently complied with by us, you can submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens - AP). The contact details of the AP are:

Hoge Nieuwstraat 8
2514 EL Den Haag
088 - 1805 250

In the event that you wish to exercise these rights, or in the event of other questions or remarks regarding our Privacy Statement, you can contact us via the following contact details.

Barbara Strozzilaan 201
1083 HN Amsterdam
+31(0) 204 080 860