PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICY

Transtrend B.V. (Transtrend) is responsible for processing your personal data as described in this policy. We consider it important to provide our services in a transparent, personal and trustworthy manner. Transtrend treats your personal data with care and in accordance with the applicable legislation in the Netherlands.

This policy describes how your personal data is processed and how Transtrend uses cookies. This policy may be amended from time to time. The date of the latest amendment is 20 September 2017.

By using our website you give permission to us to process your personal data as described in this policy.

DATA PROCESSING

When you use this website, various data is registered, such as the type of connection, the browser used, your computer's operating system and the pages you visit. This is not personal data. Most of our website is accessible without the registration of your personal data. However, in the cases stated below, we register your personal data.



IP details

Your IP address is saved automatically. Based on your IP address, we can obtain information about the location from which the website is being visited. If for example you visit our website from your place of work, then your employer’s IP address will be identified. If you visit our website from your home computer, then your home computer's IP address will be registered.

Transtrend monitors and analyzes the use of this website. In this analysis, your IP address is used to distinguish unique users and include an indication of your location in the analysis. This analysis is only available to Transtrend on an aggregated basis. Transtrend uses Google's “Analytics” service for this analysis. This means Google also has access to this data. Please refer to what we have stated in this regard under ‘analytical cookies’.

LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter may have access to your IP address if you use the plug-ins or buttons of these parties that are integrated into our website. Please refer to what we have stated in this regard under ‘third-party cookies’.



Other personal data

We register personal data other than your IP address, if you enter your contact details in the form designed for this purpose on this website, or if you register for our newsletter. If you read one of our e-mail alerts, your surfing behavior is also registered (i.e. the hyperlinks you click on in the e-mail alert and on this website).



Transtrend does not share this data obtained via the website with third parties (other than stated in this policy), unless required under applicable laws or regulations. Your details are only used to optimize Transtrend’s services to you and provide you with the information you are looking for. Transtrend does not send you e-mails without first obtaining your permission.

USE OF COOKIES

Transtrend’s website uses cookies. The use of cookies is intended to optimize your use of the website and your access to the relevant information. Cookies are not used for any other purpose than as described in this policy.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a simple small file that is sent from this website and is saved by your browser to your computer's hard drive. Cookies collect data linked to the use of this website. The saved data can then be sent to our servers when you return to the website. This means, for instance, that you do not need to re-enter your language preference next time you visit the site.

The use of cookies by Transtrend


Functional cookies

Functional cookies are used to ensure that the website works properly. This website uses both session cookies and permanent cookies. Permanent cookies are saved for a longer period. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser. Cookies enable us to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables the website to tailor the user experience to your preferences. Cookies are also used to record that you gave your permission for the placement of cookies. This means you do not have to re-enter your preferences at each visit. You may delete the cookies via your browser settings.



Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies allow us to analyze the use of our website. This allows us to improve the website so your visit is more enjoyable and you can access the information you are looking for more easily. Transtrend then uses these cookies to collect data on, for example, the number of visitors, or the popular pages and subjects.

We use Google's “Analytics” service for this purpose. A Google cookie is placed via our website as part of this service. We use this service to monitor how users use the website and generate relevant reports. Google may share this data with third parties if it is legally required to do so, or insofar this data is processed by third parties on behalf of Google. We do not have any influence on this process. We have not permitted Google to use the analytics data obtained for other Google services.

The data collected by Google is anonymized as far as possible. Your IP address is partially masked and is not shared in its entirety. Transtrend has signed a processing agreement with Google. The data is transferred to Google and saved to its servers in the United States. Google has committed to the Privacy Shield principles and identifies with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This involves a suitable level of protection is applied to the processing of any personal data. Transtrend does not use any other Google services in combination with the “Analytics” cookies.



Third-party cookies

Transtrend’s website includes a YouTube plug-in. This plug-in works by using a string of code originating from YouTube itself. Also our website includes buttons for sharing web pages on social networks, such as LinkedIn and Twitter. These buttons also use strings of code that originate from LinkedIn and Twitter, respectively. This code is used to place cookies. We do not have any influence on this process. Read the privacy statements of YouTube, LinkedIn or Twitter (which are amended frequently) to ascertain what they do with the (personal) data that is processed via these cookies.

The data collected by the above-mentioned parties is anonymized as far as possible. The data is transferred to Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube and saved to their servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube have committed to the Privacy Shield principles and identify with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This involves a suitable level of protection is applied to the processing of any personal data.

Right to access and change your personal data

You have the right to request access to and change or delete your personal data. Please contact us for this purpose via our contact page. To prevent abuse of this service, please provide us with adequate identification. If your request concerns personal data linked to a cookie, you must also send us a copy of the cookie in question. Cookies can be found via your browser settings.

Switching cookies on and off and deleting them

You can find further information regarding how to switch cookies on or off or delete them in the instructions and/or using your browser's Help function.