Privacy Statement

1. General

NV Port of Harlingen respects your privacy and ensures that your personal data is processed confidentially and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We have produced this privacy statement to inform you of what personal data we process, for what purposes we process it and what rights you have as a data subject.

2. Processing of personal data

Personal data is any data that can provide information about an identified or identifiable natural person. NV Port of Harlingen processes your personal data because you use our services and/or because you provide services to us. The personal data we process depends on which services you use of NV Port of Harlingen.

3. Purposes and bases for data processing

The personal data that NV Port of Harlingen processes is used solely for the following purposes:

  • the performance of the services offered (such as sending information in accordance with your preferences)
  • to contact you
  • to inform you about new services and/or information of NV Port of Harlingen (possibly focused on the areas of interest you have expressed)
  • to analyse and improve the services of NV Port of Harlingen (including the measurement and analysis of statistical data on the use of the promotional communications of NV Port of Harlingen)
  • to carry out market research for the benefit of NV Port of Harlingen.

The data processing has the following legal bases at all times:

  • your consent;
  • necessary for the performance of a contract, such as a lease in the context of the leasing of land in the port area;
  • necessary to comply with our statutory obligation to retain data;
  • necessary to protect our legitimate business interests, which we will always weigh up against your right to privacy.

4. Transfer to third parties

NV Port of Harlingen transfers personal data to third parties if this is necessary for the delivery of the services you have requested or to comply with a legal obligation.

5. Protection of personal data

NV Port of Harlingen has taken appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data in order to prevent the misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorised modification of your data. We also require third parties who process personal data on behalf of NV Port of Harlingen to take the same measures. If you feel that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of misuse, please contact us using the contact details at the bottom of this privacy statement.

6. Retention periods

NV Port of Harlingen does not retain personal data for longer than is necessary for the purpose of processing it or what is required under the applicable statutory retention period. For statistical purposes, we may also retain anonymised data after the purpose of processing has been achieved or after the legal retention period has expired.

7. Right to access, rectify or delete personal data

As a data subject, you have the right to access, rectify or delete your personal data. You also have the right to limit the processing of data concerning you, the right to object to the processing and the right to transfer the data (data portability). If NV Port of Harlingen processes your personal data on the basis of your consent, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time. However, this revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing on the basis of consent given beforehand.

8. Cookies

Functional and analytical cookies are placed when you visit the website of NV Port of Harlingen. Cookies are small files that are placed on your laptop, tablet or phone so that we can collect information about the number of visitors to the website, for example. Functional and analytical cookies ensure that the website works optimally and provide statistical information about how the website is used. These cookies may be placed without your consent.

9. Amendments

This privacy statement is subject to amendment. Changes will be announced in the NV Port of Harlingen communications. NV Port of Harlingen may process your personal data for new purposes that are not yet stated in this privacy statement. In that case, we will contact you before using your data for these new purposes, to inform you of the changes in question and to give you the opportunity to refuse the processing of your data for these purposes.

10. Questions and contact

If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data by NV Port of Harlingen, or if you wish to view or rectify your personal data, please contact us using the details below:


Telephone: +31 (0)517 723 333