Privacy and cookie statement Schenkeveld Advocaten N.V.


This privacy statement concerns the processing of personal data by Schenkeveld Advocaten N.V. (hereinafter referred to as “Schenkeveld Advocaten”) in relation to the execution of assignments for clients, processing of personal data through the website and its subdomains, and the processing of personal data related to sending newsletters, newsflashes, and invitations to (professional) activities such as workshops. Schenkeveld Advocaten handles your personal data with care and ensures that your personal data is treated confidentially. This privacy statement complies with the information obligation imposed by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the data subject(s) whose personal data Schenkeveld Advocaten processes.

Data controller and communication

Schenkeveld Advocaten is the data controller as defined in the GDPR.

Purpose of processing personal data

Schenkeveld Advocaten processes personal data solely for the following purposes:

  • Providing legal services for which you have instructed us.
  • Collection of invoices.
  • Advice, mediation, and referral.
  • Compliance with our legal and statutory obligations.
  • Providing newsletters and other (professional) information if subscribed.
  • Invitations to seminars or workshops if subscribed.
  • Recruitment and selection (job applications).

Types of personal data processed

Schenkeveld Advocaten processes the following data for the purpose of providing services or as provided directly by the data subject:

  • Name, address, and contact details.
  • Gender.
  • Email address(es).
  • Date of birth.
  • Telephone number(s).
  • IP address, as described below under “Cookie Statement.”
  • Curriculum Vitae, motivation letter (in case of job applications).
  • Potential internships evaluations (in case of job applications).
  • Grade transcripts (in case of job applications).
  • Function applied for (in case of targeted job applications).

In some cases, we may process special categories of personal data, such as data concerning race, religion, or health. We process such data solely to comply with our legal obligations when permitted by law or with your explicit consent.

Legal basis for processing personal data

Schenkeveld Advocaten bases the processing on the following legal grounds as referred to in Article 6 of the GDPR:

  • Compliance with a legal obligation.
  • Performance of a contract with you.
  • Consent obtained from you as the data subject.
  • Legitimate interests pursued by Schenkeveld Advocaten.

In certain situations, we are obliged to process your Citizen Service Number (BSN) and a copy of your identification document, for example, upon employment or when legally required under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Act (Wwft).

Sharing of personal data with third parties

Schenkeveld Advocaten will never sell your personal data to third parties. We only share your personal data with third parties when necessary for the provision of services and within the scope of the aforementioned purposes. For example, when we engage third parties such as bailiffs to execute the assignments entrusted to us.

Security of personal data

Schenkeveld Advocaten prioritizes privacy and takes various measures to ensure the security and protection of your personal data, including prevention of loss, theft, or unauthorized use. We use encrypted communication and secure connections. We also implement all necessary measures regarding physical and logical access security.

Retention period of personal data

Schenkeveld Advocaten does not retain your personal data for longer than necessary for the purposes of the data processing or as required by law and regulations.


We retain closed cases for a maximum of 7 years in our archive, and any personal data contained therein is also kept for a maximum of that period.

Job Applications

If you have applied for a position at Schenkeveld Advocaten, your personal data will be deleted upon your request or four weeks after the application process has ended. However, this period can be extended if you have given consent to keep the personal data for one year after the termination of the application process. You can withdraw this consent at any time by sending an email to:

Newsletter and Seminar Invitations

If you have provided your personal data to receive the newsletter and other (professional) information or invitations to seminars or workshops, we will retain your data for as long as you wish to receive our communications. If you unsubscribe from the newsletter or opt-out of invitations, we will promptly delete your personal data.

Privacy rights of data subjects and complaints

As a data subject, you have the right to access, rectify, supplement, delete, block, object to, transfer, be forgotten, and restrict the processing of your personal data. You can submit such requests to, and we will respond to them within four weeks, as required by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If you believe that Schenkeveld Advocaten has violated your rights under privacy regulations, we kindly ask you to inform us by sending an email to You also have the right to file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens) at

Use of social media

On, we provide buttons that link to Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn. Schenkeveld Advocaten does not monitor the processing of your personal data by these third parties and is not responsible for their processing of your personal data. The use of these social media platforms is at your own risk. Before using the services of third-party platforms, we recommend reading their privacy statements.

Cookie statement

General Cookies

Schenkeveld Advocaten uses cookies, which are small text files sent with pages of our website and stored on the hard drive or in the memory of your computer. We use cookies to understand the browsing behavior of visitors to our website. This allows us, for example, to determine the effectiveness of our internet advertisements on third-party websites. Cookies can be accepted or refused.

Google Analytics and Remarketing

The website of Schenkeveld Advocaten uses Google Analytics for statistical purposes. This enables us to obtain user behavior information from our website visitors, such as how you arrived on our website and data about the date and time of your website visit. Schenkeveld Advocaten has a data processing agreement with Google. Google may disclose this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Cookies are also placed when using buttons and/or links (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+). We have no control over these third-party cookies.

We use cookies for remarketing purposes. Through remarketing, we can show you our internet advertisements if you have previously visited our website. You may see our ads while visiting websites that are part of the Google Display Network or while searching on Google for terms related to Schenkeveld Advocaten.


Schenkeveld Advocaten provides freely accessible blogs on its website. The information posted on these blogs can be read, collected, and used by anyone. You can request Schenkeveld Advocaten to remove personal data from a blog. If you, as an individual, post personal data through a third-party application, the third party or the application administrator is responsible for handling such requests for deletion or other privacy-related inquiries.

Amendment of privacy statement

Schenkeveld Advocaten reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. Any changes to the privacy statement will be published on Therefore, we recommend regularly consulting the website.

Questions & contact

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data or this privacy statement, you can contact us at

Contact Information: Schenkeveld Advocaten N.V.
Postbus 172
1800 AD Alkmaar
Tel: +31 72 514 46 66

This privacy statement was last updated on August 3, 2018.