This privacy statement covers all processing of personal data that is processed over the websites of VERASEC.
A law came into effect in June 2012 and that is why this cookie statement was published. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply as of 25 May 2018. In order to comply with the GDPR, we amended this statement on 16 April 2018 and added som enuances on 23 May 2018.
The services provided by VERASEC are offered on the travelguideurope.eu website. You will find a lot of information about traveling within Europe. VERASEC has its office in Loenen aan de Vecht, netherlands and is registered under registration number 30202291 in the Trade Register of the Chamber of Commerce in Utrecht. This legal entity is referred to as “VERASEC” and the website are referred to as “our websites” or “the websites”.
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the response form and also the IP address of the visitor and the browser user agent string to help detect spam.
When you leave a comment, that reaction and the metadata of that reaction are kept forever. In this way we can automatically recognize and approve follow-up reactions instead of moderating them.
For users who registered on our website (if applicable), we also store personal information in their user profile. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time (the username can not be changed). Website administrators can also view and change this information.
If you are a registered user and upload images to the site, you can prevent your images from uploading with EXIF GPS location data. Visitors to the website can download the images from the website and view the location data.
Buttons are included on the websites to promote our web pages and to share them on social networks, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. These buttons place cookies. These buttons work through pieces of code that come from these social networks themselves. You should be aware that VERASEC can not influence this. Please read the privacy statement and the disclaimer of these networks (which can change regularly) to read what these social networks do with the (personal) data they obtain through these cookies:
When you leave a comment on our site, you can indicate whether we can store your name, your e-mail address and website in a cookie. We do this for your convenience so that you do not need to re-enter this information for a new response. These cookies are valid for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we store a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and is discarded as soon as you close your browser.
Once you log in, we will save some cookies in connection with your login information and screen display options. Login cookies are valid for 2 days and cookies for screen display options 1 year. If you select “Remember me”, your login will be saved for 2 weeks. Once you log out of your account, login cookies are removed.
When you change or publish a message, an additional cookie is stored by your browser. This cookie does not contain personal data and only contains the post ID of the article that you have edited. This cookie expires after a day.
Our websites use so-called tracking cookies to build up a profile about you. The profile built about you serves to match advertisements to your profile so that they are as relevant as possible to you.
Through our websites, cookies are placed from the American company Google as part of the “Google Analytics” and the “Google AdWords” services. We use these services to track and get reports on how visitors use our websites. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have entered into a processor agreement with Google and have prohibited Google from using the obtained information for other Google services. We have also disabled the forwarding of IP addresses to Google via Google Analytics and Google AdWords.
Embedded content from other websites
Messages and articles on this site can show embedded content. For example, videos, images, or messages. Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same as if the visitor had visited this other website.
How can you influence
You can configure your internet browser to notify you when you have received a cookie with the choice to accept or reject it. You also have the option to block all cookies. Adjusting the way your computer handles cookies only affects the computer and browser on which you perform this operation. If you use multiple computers and / or browsers, you must repeat this operation as often as necessary.
Help with disabling cookies in general, or for some special websites:
Generic: select your browser for more infomration:
You can install the Google Analytics Browser Add-On to choose not to send data to Google for analysis purposes, more information can be found at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=nl
Disable only advertising cookies: If you do not want third party cookies from advertising companies, you can opt out by using the so-called opt-out scheme on the website: Your online choices.
Goal and storage period
We offer via our service the possibility to ask questions by email, where you are asked to fill in various details. You choose which data you provide, including potentially (sensitive) personal information. The data you send us will be kept for a maximum of 2 years after it has been used for the complete answering and processing of your question. During that period you can ask follow-up questions.
The Tax and Customs Administration requires that we keep the financial administration for seven years (Article 52 of the Dutch General Taxes Act). For this purpose all financial information, invoices and orders are retained for 7 years after the end of the obligation arising from the payment.
We offer a newsletter with which we want to inform interested parties about our products and / or services. As long as you have subscribed to the newsletter, we will save your e-mail address. Each newsletter contains a link with which you can unsubscribe.
Provision to third parties
Responses from visitors are guided through an automated spam detection service.
Our websites are hosted by Antagonist, Enschede.
Our page statistics are maintained by Google. We have forbidden Google from using the information obtained for other Google services.
Our administration is provided by Klomp Finance Solutions, Maarssen. They take care of our financial administration, annual accounts and all tax administration.
Your information is not provided to others than these parties, unless we are legally obliged to do so.
The above parties can provide this information to third parties if they are legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on their behalf.
We have signed a processor agreement as referred to in article 28 of the AVG with the above mentioned parties, which are designated as “processors”.
You are entitled to inspect, correct, supplement, remove and protect your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR. If you want to use one of these rights, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
VERASEC reserves the right to make changes to this Cookie Statement. Every modification will be published on this page. We encourage you to consult this Cookie Statement regularly, so that you are always aware of the contents of the applicable Cookie Statement.
This Cookie Statement was last modified on May 23, 2018.