Privacy and cookie statement

This is the Privacy and Cookie Statement (“Statement”) of Louwers Advocaten B.V. (also trading under the name Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten; hereinafter “Louwers Advocaten”).

In this statement we explain which personal information we collect and use and for what purpose. In addition, we explain what cookies we use and place. We encourage you to carefully read this statement.

This statement was last updated on 23 November 2016.

Changes

This Statement may be modified by us. The latest version of this Statement can always be found on this website. It is advisable to consult this Statement regularly so that you are aware of these changes.

Personal data

By making use of our services on www.louwersadvocaten.nl you leave some information behind with us. That can be personal data.

In the contact form we ask you for the following information:

  • First and last name
  • E-mail address
  • Phone number

The data shall be requested for the purpose of providing the requested information to you and to maintain contact with you.

In addition, we record information when you visit our website (including the IP address used) in order to compile user statistics and for the security of our website. We also use cookies for this purpose. About cookies please read more under the heading ‘Cookies’.

Release to third parties

Your information will not be provided to third parties. With the exception of third parties who are directly involved in carrying out the agreement you have with us or if we are required to do so under a legal obligation.

Security

At the processing of personal data Louwers Advocaten always maintains a level of security that given the state of the art and the cost of execution is appropriate to prevent unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, loss or any other form of unlawful processing of personal data.

Retention period

We keep your data no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which they are processed, unless the data should be kept longer to comply with legal requirements (such as retention duties).

Inspection, improvement and disposal of your data

If you want to know what data we have recorded about you or if you wish to change or delete your data, you can contact us via info@louwersadvocaten.nl. To prevent abuse, we may ask you to identify yourself properly for which we will ask you to make your photo and social security number on your ID document unreadable.

To said requests you will receive a written reply within four weeks.

Cookies

On the website of Louwers Advocaten cookies are being used. A cookie is a small text file that is sent with a page of the website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer, tablet or phone. Thus we can among others combine several queries of pages on our website and analyze user behaviour.

Functional cookies
We use cookies to remember your chosen settings and entries so as to facilitate your use of the website at your next visit.

Website statistics cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a service of Google Inc. Google Analytics is a web analytics service that uses cookies to analyze how you use the website. The cookies are used to store visitor information, such as the time when the visit took place at the site, whether the visitor has visited the site before and via which site the visitor has arrived on the web page. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so or in so far as third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
The information generated about your use of the website is sent to servers in the United States and stored there by Google. We use the option to anonymize IP address, i.e. your IP address is shortened by Google. This renders tracking at the individual level technically impossible.

More information about Google Analytics can be found here and here.

Third party websites

On our website buttons are included to share, like or promote web pages on social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+. These buttons work through snippets of code from social media themselves. Cookies are placed through this code.

This Statement does not apply to third party websites connected with this website by links. For the terms of use and privacy policies of third party cookie, please refer to the respective websites.

Louwers Advocaten is not responsible or liable for the way in which these third parties handle your (personal) data.

Refusal and removal of cookies

You can decide yourself whether to accept or reject cookies or you want your browser to notify you when a cookie is set. For this you need to adjust the settings in your browser.

Moreover, you always have the option to delete cookies already installed on the hard drive of your computer, tablet or phone.

Besides rejecting cookies via your browser, you can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on in your browser. This prevents Google Analytics from collecting information about your website visits.

Questions

We are happy to help further if you have questions or comments in response to the above.

Contact

Louwers Advocaten B.V.
P.O. Box 440
5600 AK Eindhoven – the Netherlands
T: +31 40 2393 200
E: info@louwersadvocaten.nl