Privacy Policy

Pieterse.com (and the related trade name WhozNext) respects the privacy and operates in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Pieterse.com has set out in this Privacy Statement how your personal data will be used and what your rights are. 

Personal data that we process
The following personal data and special personal data may be processed by Pieterse.com:

  • Name and address details,
  • Student number,
  • Other personal data required by law,
  • Personal details of special data required to successfully execute the assignments,
  • Other statutory personal data required pursuant to specific legislation (for example, the Dutch Higher Education and Research Act, tax legislation, the Dutch Compulsory Identification Act).

Purpose of data processing
Personal data may be processed for the purposes of the following activities:

  • correct execution of the assignment,
  • to implement and improve services,
  • further information about current developments,
  • to generate leads,
  • statistical analysis,
  • security and improvement of the website.
Personal data will only be used for the purposes specified above. Your consent will be required if Pieterse.com wishes to process personal data for other purposes and there is no other basis for processing this information.

Your rights in relation to the processing of your personal data
As the owner of your personal data (the 'data subject'), you have the following rights under the GDPR:

  • the right to access your personal data,
  • the right to correct incorrect data,
  • the right to be forgotten: such a request cannot be granted if Pieterse.com has an obligation to retain this data,
  • the right to data portability.
If you would like to receive further information on this, please submit a request via: vincent@pieterse.com.

Recipients of personal data
Pieterse.com may instruct other organisations to process personal data on its behalf. In this case, a processing agreement will be concluded which will contain provisions to protect your privacy rights.

Website Cookies
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described in Google's Privacy Policy and for the purposes set out above. You can opt out of Google Analytics if you disable or refuse the cookie, disable JavaScript, or use the opt-out service provided by Google.

External Links
Our website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. When you go to other websites from here, we advise you to be aware and read their privacy policy.

Retention periods
Careful handling of personal data also includes Pieterse.com not retaining this data for longer than is necessary. Pieterse.com observes the relevant statutory obligations and, if the rules are not set down in law, will abide by the 'Universities of Applied Sciences Selection List' of the Netherlands Association of Universities of Applied Sciences.

Changes to this privacy statement
Pieterse.com may modify or amend this privacy statement from time to time. Therefore, we encourage you to periodically review this statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information.

Complaints
If you believe that Pieterse.com has failed to observe privacy regulations and/or its privacy policy correctly, you can submit a complaint. You can also do this if you are not satisfied with how your request or objection has been handled. Please submit your complaint by email to: vincent@pieterse.com.
You can also submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority via its website.