Privacy Statement

Privacy policy

Hogenhouck processes your personal data with due care and in accordance with the law. Hogenhouck would like to provide you with the following information about why, when and how we process your personal data.

1. Controller

The data controller who is responsible for the processing of personal data is Hogenhouck B.V, with its registered office at Lange Voorhout 11 in The Hague, the Netherlands and listed in the Trade Register under number 24412325 (Haaglanden Chamber of Commerce).

2. Purpose of and legal basis for the processing

Hogenhouck may process personal data for a number of purposes. The data processing may be necessary to perform a contract for the provision of corporate finance services or to comply with a statutory requirement. In addition, it processes personal data in the context of its business operations, including recruiting and selecting personnel, administration, security, management of ICT systems, compliance with statutory obligations, archiving and dealing with requests, complaints and disputes. It also processes personal data for marketing and communication purposes, including managing this website, sending email newsletters and organising seminars.

Legal grounds for processing include entering into and implementing agreements concluded with you by Hogenhouck, meeting statutory obligations and representing the legitimate interests of Hogenhouck, of its clients and of third parties. Hogenhouck asks your consent to send the email newsletter, email invitations to seminars and other events and to place cookies and web beacons. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

3. Which personal data are processed; source

Hogenhouck processes, inter alia, title, name, address, postcode, place of residence, telephone number, email address, company name, job title, bank account number, date of birth, and other information necessary for it to provide its services or for one of the other processing purposes stated in section 2.

Hogenhouck obtains your personal data because you disclose this information yourself, or it obtains your personal data from third parties in the context of providing its services (or one of our other processing purposes), for example from its clients or from counterparties, or from public sources such as the Trade Register or the Land Registry.

4. Recipients of personal data

Hogenhouck does not share your personal data with third parties unless this is necessary for one of the processing purposes stated in section 2. For example, in the context of legal proceedings, data may be shared with judicial authorities or counterparties; in the context of a transaction, with other parties involved in the transaction. If required by law, transactions are also registered in the Land Register or the Trade Register, for example. Data can be shared with contractors engaged by Hogenhouck, such as bailiffs or ICT service providers. If such contractors are processors within the meaning of Article 4(8) GDPR, Hogenhouck always concludes a written processing agreement.

The employees of Hogenhouck are obliged to observe confidentiality on the grounds of professional rules. Data obtained in the context of handling a case are not shared with third parties unless this is permitted on the basis of the applicable professional rules.

5. Data outside the European Union

In order to provide our services, it may be necessary for Hogenhouck to transfer your personal data to a recipient in a country outside the European Union. In that case Hogenhouck ensures that such data transfer is in accordance with the Regulation.

6. Retention period

Hogenhouck retains your data no longer than necessary for the processing purposes stated in section 2.

7. Cookies

In order to ensure that our website can be used properly and in order to facilitate improved navigation for our visitors, Hogenhouck may make use of cookies to collect aggregated data. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the user’s browser.

We may use these tools to trace information on our systems and to identify certain categories of users on the basis of items such as IP address, domain, browser type and pages visited. This information is passed on to our webmasters, who use it to analyze the number of visitors to the various parts of the website and to guarantee that our website acts as a useful and effective source of information.

For cookies that are not necessary for the use of the website, we need your permission. On your first visit to the website, we request your unambiguous consent for the use of cookies. You can set up your browser so that you do not receive any non-functional cookies during your visit to the website. These privacy conditions apply only to the use of Hogenhouck’ cookies. The use of cookies and other techniques used by third parties is subject to their own privacy conditions.

8. Your rights

You have the right to request Hogenhouck to give you access to your data. If the data are incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant, you have the right to ask us to alter or supplement them. You also have the right to object to the processing of these data and to ask Hogenhouck to erase them. Because the Employees of Hogenhouck have an obligation to observe secrecy, it will not usually be possible to give you access to data that are processed in the context of providing our services.

To the extent that our data processing is based on your consent, you at all times have the right to withdraw your consent. Withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of the processing that was based on your consent before you withdrew it.

If you wish to make use of the aforementioned rights, please contact Hogenhouck by letter or email, using the contact details shown below. Hogenhouck will take a decision on your request within four weeks.

You also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority is the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

9. Alterations

Hogenhouck reserves the right to make changes to this privacy statement at any time in accordance with applicable legislation and regulations. Please check this webpage from time to time to see whether any changes have been made.

10. Contact

If you have questions or comments about the processing of your personal data, and if you wish to make use of your rights referred to above, please contact Hogenhouck via: info@hogenhouck.nl