Privacy declaration

November 2021

Why this statement?

The non-profit foundation SKILSS attaches great importance to the protection of your personal data. In this privacy statement we inform you about how we handle your personal data.

Who is this statement for?

This statement is addressed to visitors to the SKILSS websites and SKILSS relations.

Which personal data does it concern?

The following personal data is collected from the relations of SKILSS: name, company name, business email address and telephone number. No special personal data is processed.

No personal data is collected from visitors to the SKILSS website, unless the contact form is used. In this case, the following data will be collected: name and email address. In this case, the following data will be collected: name and email address.

The SKILSS website uses functional cookies This optimizes the functionality of certain pages of the website. Analytics cookies are also used. This means that the surfing behavior of all visitors is processed anonymously into graphs and patterns. Analytics cookies do not process data on an individual level. Finally, the SKILSS website uses session cookies. As a result, a new session is started every time you visit the website. A visitor to the website can decide for himself how cookies are handled. Its browser can be set to allow, disallow or partially allow its use. Cookies can always be removed from a computer.

What are the personal data used for?

The aim is to be able to contact SKILSS’s relations by telephone and to be able to send them informative e-mails, invitations and invoices. The data provided via the contact form on the website is used to answer the question/questions submitted via the web form and to contact the contact person.

What does the law say about this?

It follows from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that a legal basis is required for the processing of personal data. One of the legal bases concerns ‘the legitimate interest’. SKILSS has a legitimate interest. After all, without the processing of personal data, it is not reasonably possible to achieve its goals, namely to offer consultancy and advice to its relations.

Is the provision of personal data mandatory?

No, no one is obliged to provide his or her personal data to SKILSS. The consequence of non-provision is that one cannot do business with SKILSS.

How long is the personal data kept?

The personal data is not kept for longer than is necessary to provide the contact persons with the necessary information, to keep in touch and to be able to send invoices. In addition, the data of the relations are kept in order to comply with the obligations arising from the advice and service offered on the services offered

Will the personal data be passed on to third parties?

No, the personal data is not shared with third parties.

Is there automatic decision-making?

No, there is no automated processing of personal data. Everything that happens with the personal data is done manually.

How is the security of personal data arranged?

The personal data is stored on a secure computer (hard disk) and access to it is reserved solely for the employees of SKILSS. SKILSS uses Microsoft Office 365 and OneDrive and Google Drive. These digital environments are secured by means of a personal password, which is regularly renewed. Finally, SKILSS uses the internet security software.

The privacy rights of the contacts

Every contact person whose personal data is processed has the right to request SKILSS to inspect his or her personal data and/or to have this data supplemented, deleted or blocked. The person making such a request must identify himself. If you have a complaint about the processing of your personal data, we request that you contact the SKILSS before using the option to submit the complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority.


If you have any questions or comments, please contact the secretary Hélène Minderman of SKILSS via e-mail address helene@skilsscom.