We are Blauw Gras and respect your privacy and private life. We value your trust when sharing your personal data with us and recognize that you may be concerned about the information provided to us and about how we handle that information.
Blauw Gras collects and uses Personal Data which you provide or which we collect about you when you navigate through our Sites for the purposes of advertising, supplying you with information about our services, making contact with you for marketing or other commercial purposes, answering your enquiries regarding our services, analyzing and improving the quality of our services.
We mainly process your Personal Data in the European Union but, it may also be stored in systems based around the world, and may be processed by third party service providers acting on our behalf.
You can exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, objection, and data portability in respect of your Personal Data, by contacting us via [email protected] (also more contact details below).
What Data Do We Collect From You?
The type of information and Personal Data that we collect about you when you visit our Sites or interact with us may include the following:
1. Personal details provided by you - such as your name, postal address and other contact details, such as your telephone number and email address, your requests, any complaints you may have and any other data we receive if we communicate with you via email, online or via social media, and any other information you provide - for example, when you register with our Sites, sign up for our newsletters, participate in our offers and promotions, provide customer feedback or reply to surveys;
2. Information collected automatically – including information about your computer, IP address, and browser, that we may collect, for example, when we use in our Sites our own cookies or cookies owned by 3rd parties, web beacons and similar technologies that collect information about your use of our Sites or about your interaction with us by emails. See our Cookie Notice for further information.
Why Do We Collect Personal Data?
We collect and use your Personal Data for the purposes below and on lawful basis.
Please know that insofar as we already hold information about you, we may use that information for the same purposes.
For legitimate commercial interests: we may use your Personal Data (both on an aggregated and on an individual basis), such as your contact details, and electronic identification data, for the purpose of advertising and for analyzing and improving the quality of our services, as well as, to understand you as a customer.
Blauw Gras offers newsletters. That way, you are fully informed of our news and further information.
This also means that we analyze the information that you provide to us together with your use of our Sites or of our services and we use all this information to improve the same and to give you a better user experience (for example, we analyze what web pages you visit, which services you use and like, how you use these services).
To comply with our legal obligations, such as maintaining appropriate business records, handling complaints made to our customer service, complying with lawful requests by public authorities and with applicable laws and regulations or as otherwise required by law.
How Long Do We Store Your Personal Data?
We will only retain your Personal Data for as long as it is necessary to satisfy the purpose for which it was provided by you or collected by us (for example, for the time necessary for us to answer queries or resolve problems).
We may therefore retain your Personal Data for a reasonable period after your last interaction with us. When the Personal Data that we collect is no longer required in this way, we destroy or delete it in a secure manner. We may, instead of destroying or erasing your Personal Data, make it anonymous so that it cannot be associated with or tracked back to you. In certain cases, we may have legal or regulatory obligations that require us to retain specific records for a set period of time.
Do We Share Your Personal Data?
We may share your personal data with others. In a data processing agreement, we shall agree with those parties that they shall use your data carefully and they shall only receive the data that is relevant for their services. These parties use your data in accordance with our instructions and not for their own purposes. We can share your data for example with marketing analytics, advertising platforms, payments platform, cloud based data warehousing. They will store and visualize data, process transactions, personalized advertisements. These parties are "processors" within the meaning of the Relevant Legislation
International Transfer Of Your Personal Data
We will process your Personal Data within the European Union.
Social Media And Other Websites
Sometimes we share your data with third parties who are not processors, as per contractual obligation. For example Blauw Gras’ presence in any of the various social media forums like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc., you should be familiar with and understand the tools provided by those sites that allow you to make choices about how you share the Personal Data in your social media profile(s).
Your Rights Under GDPR
The data we collect are personal. Therefore, you have the following rights:
What’s a Cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, to develop a record of your online activity.
Cookies on this site may be:
- For general website analytics we use Google Analytics.
- Automatically deleted after every visit (session cookies) or remaining in place during multiple visits (persistent cookies);
- Delivered in a first-party (set by us) or third-party (set by another website) context.
On this website, we and third parties are using cookies for different purposes, including: facilitating your navigation, personalizing content, tailoring advertising to your interests, and measuring site usage.
Specifically, we use the following cookies:
- GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Once Google Analytics is created and implemented, Blauw Gras will have access to the following key data points (among others) to evaluate site performance:
● Bounce Rate
● Avg. Time Spent on Site
● Traffic Sources
● Events (i.e., clicks)
In addition, Google Analytics will garner insights of its site visitors as well as optimize marketing efforts.
● Age, Gender
● Operating System
● Avg. User Flow
Placing the basis and reading cookies
You do not require prior permission to place and read cookies for the sole purpose of communicating via the internet. The same applies to cookies that are strictly necessary to provide our services or analytical cookies that have little or no influence on your privacy. You cannot disable these cookies. This would seriously jeopardize the functioning of our website.
For all other cookies, we ask your permission before we place and read the cookies. This is required by law. You can give this permission on the basis of the cookie banner. It states that you accept cookies by clicking further on our website.
Change your cookie settings?
If you have published certain information publicly on the internet, for example on your LinkedIn profile, we can view that information. We do this exclusively in the context of recruitment and selection. Based on this information, no decision is made whether or not to admit you to an application procedure or to reject you. We will not discriminate against you based on this information. We can process certain data about you if you send vacancies and activities to others via our website. With this so-called "share function", an e-mail is automatically created to forward the vacancy or activity. In addition to your own name and email address, the name and email address of the person to whom you want to forward the message will also be processed. This data is only used to generate the e-mail to be forwarded with the relevant vacancy or activity. If you choose to share content from our website via social media, your data may be visible to visitors of your personal page of the relevant social medium. We are not responsible or liable for the processing of your data via those social media.
Websites of third parties
Blauw Gras may refer to websites of other companies, persons or social media, for example by way of hyperlinks.
Blauw Gras is not responsible or liable for the processing of your data via those websites. This cookie statement therefore does not apply to the use of third party websites.
Engaging third parties
Blauw Gras uses third parties to perform its services. Insofar as these third parties process your data on behalf of Blauw Gras, they do this as a processor. Blauw Gras has a processing agreement in place with those third parties, which includes security, confidentiality and your rights.