You have been redirected to this page from one of the websites of, because you have indicated that you want to know more about privacy and the usefulness of cookies. Here you can read our privacy statement, what cookies are and what kind of cookies are used on our websites. is the new publisher of well-known names and reaches some 200,000 professionals with high-quality professional information in print, online and social media. Our journalists have the right knowledge and contacts in the industry to be able to respond to the information needs of our readers.

At we process personal details of our relations. In order to be able to provide our clients with the best possible service, we also exchange data between various subsidiaries (titles of attaches great value to the fact that the sharing of information takes place in a careful manner and that it is clear to the business relation what its data is used for and who has access to it. The privacy / cookie statement provides insight into this.

In the context of our services, we collect, store, transmit and process personal data. In the context of the General Data Protection Regulation, we have listed the following for you.

Right of privacy

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, we value your privacy and we strive to protect your personal data. Below we will explain how we collect personal data, for which purposes we process this personal data and to whom your personal data are transferred. Furthermore, this privacy statement contains important information about your rights with regard to the processing of your personal data. It is therefore advisable to carefully read this privacy statement.

Personal data

We process your personal data in the context of our services. We collect the personal data of our customers, visitors to our website, recipients of our newsletters, participants in our events and persons who are named in our trade journals, websites and our databases / guides.

Processing purposes

We collect and process personal data for the following purposes:

  • By the formation and execution of an agreement concluded with you;
  • To offer you services, for example, when you sign up for a newsletter, conference, event, you become a subscriber or if you create an account on one of our websites.
  • By consulting public sources / public registers, by own research or by research from third parties.
  • Through visits to our websites, through the use of cookies for example;

The recording of data

Personal data that we collect from you are collected on the following bases:

  1. Permission
  2. Agreement
  3. Justified interest

1. Permission
Permission can be given by a free, specific, informed and unambiguous expression of will. The permission must be explicit.

2. Agreement
Collection of personal data when necessary for the implementation of the agreement. This obviously concerns an agreement in which the person involved (the person whose personal data it is) is a party. It is important that the agreement can not be executed without the personal data.

3. Justified interest
The legitimate interest is actually primarily a weighing of interests. This interest can, for example, be used to make direct marketing possible. You can always object to this. Processing will then be terminated immediately. In certain cases we will share your personal data with third parties, such as sponsoring events in which you participate. We do this to make you an offer that is in line with your interests. You have the right to withdraw this permission at any time. You can do this by contacting

Data retention period

In the context of the fiscal retention period, your personal data will be stored for up to seven years after termination. After this period your personal data will be deleted.

Protection of personal data

We do our best to protect your personal data against hacking, loss, unauthorized disclosure etc. We do this by taking the necessary administrative, technical and organizational measures in the field of security.

Your rights

You have different rights with regard to your personal data: right to access, rectification, removal, block, transfer and have the right to object to the processing of your personal data. If you want to use these rights, please contact our organization:

Do you believe that generally does not act correctly when processing your personal data? Submit a complaint to the e-mail address: Does a complaint not yield the desired result? Then there is the possibility to submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority.


Why cookies?

In order to offer you more service when visiting our websites, we use cookies. Cookies are useful techniques to collect and use the information. Websites are therefore easier to use. For example, cookies ensure that you can stay logged in on a website or that your preferences are remembered. Also, website owners can see, through cookies, how often their sites – and which pages – are viewed by visitors. Furthermore, some cookies make it possible to follow your surfing behaviour. This way, sites and advertisers can learn something about your preferences so that they can show more relevant advertisements. Ads are in most cases necessary to pay for the website. Thanks to cookies, they are adapted as much as possible to your own interests.

Cookies are stored on your computer and you can delete them at any time. That is very easy. Click on one of the icons below to go directly to the manual of your browser. Remember that after deleting cookies on some websites you will have to set your preferences again or log in again.

Important to know: The use of cookies is safe. E-mail and telemarketing campaigns are not the result of cookies. Cookies do not store your e-mail address or telephone number, nor does it create a profile traceable to a person with the help of cookies.

Which cookies do we use?

  • Functional cookies

With this we can make the website function better and it is more user-friendly for the visitor.

  • Analytical cookies

These ensure that an anonymous cookie is generated every time you visit a website. These cookies know whether the site has been visited before or not. Only on the first visit, a cookie is created, during the following visits the existing cookie is used. This cookie is only for statistical purposes. This way the following data can be collected:

  • The number of unique visitors
  • How often users visit the site
  • Which pages users view
  • How long users view certain pages
  • At which page visitors leave the site

It is also possible that cookies are placed via our websites by others, of which we are not always aware. Do you encounter unforeseen cookies on our websites that you can not find in our overview? Let us know via

Final comment

We will have to adjust this statement regularly. For example when we change our website or when the rules around cookies change. You can consult this web page for the latest version.

If you have any questions and / or comments please contact