Privacy Policy

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Privacy- en cookieverklaring Embrace The Human Cloud

26 april 2018

Your privacy is very important to Embrace The Human Cloud. For that reason, we comply with privacy legislation. This means that your data are safe with us and that we will always use them carefully. In this privacy statement we explain what we do at Embrace The Human Cloud with information that we learn about you via our website

If you have any questions or would like to know what data we keep on you, please contact Embrace The Human Cloud.

Statistics and profiling

We keep anonymous statistics on the use of our website, for example using Google Analytics. We use these statistics to improve our online website so that we only show relevant information or improve the user-friendliness of our website. It includes improving the mobile version of our website and making frequently-read articles easier to find.

In addition to anonymous statistics, we also collect personal data. We do so only with your consent. We can combine these data to find out more about you. We will always respect your privacy, of course. You can let us know at any time if you do not want us to use these data.

What information do we collect? We collect the following personal data: your first and last name, telephone number, email address, name of your organisation, organisation size, professional field, and sector. We only collect these data when you fill in and submit one of the forms on our website. We keep this information for at least one year, unless you ask us to remove these data.


You can subscribe to our newsletter. This contains news items, tips and information about our products and services. You can cancel this subscription at any time. There is an unsubscribe link in each newsletter.

Your email address will be added to the subscribers’ list only with your consent.

Marketing communications

We would like to tell you more about our products and services. We share this information by email, via social media or by telephone. To this end, we keep track of what you have requested or read from us before, so that we do not unnecessarily bother you with information you do not find interesting. You can object to this advertising at any time. You can unsubscribe using the link in the emails you receive from us. You can also let us know when we call you.

We may also ask your feedback on our website, e-books and events in which we participate. We may ask for this feedback by email or telephone.


Our website only shows advertisements for our own products and services, not those of third parties. We check whether people find these interesting and use information to only show relevant or interesting advertisements and offers in the future.

Disclosure to companies or institutes

We do not disclose your personal data to third parties without your explicit consent, unless this is necessary to perform our service or if we are under a statutory obligation to do so (for instance, if required by the police if they suspect a crime has been committed).

We work together with certain companies. These partners may also have access to your personal data. This is necessary to be able to deliver what you requested on our website. Such companies include, for example, a marketing company that helps us improve our website, create advertisements or send emails. These companies have the obligation to handle your data confidentially. We reach agreements with these companies about the processing of your personal data. These agreements are set out in a processing agreement.

We may share certain personal data, including your email address, with parties such as Facebook or LinkedIn for putting together custom audiences for our ads. This allows us to show you targeted advertisements. If you do not want your email being shared for these purposes, let us know via We will then see to it that this does not happen.

We use social media buttons on our website so that users of our website can easily share our content on social media. These concern the following social media platforms:

  •  Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  •  Google Plus
  • YouTube
  • Twitter

These social media platforms can collect your personal data by means of social media buttons. We advise you to read the privacy statements of the respective social media platforms. These will tell you how they handle your privacy.

Retention period:

We do not keep your personal data longer than necessary for the purpose for which they were received. If you ask us to remove your personal data, we will remove them from our database by the end of that same month at the latest.


Our online service uses cookies. Cookies are small files in which we can store information, so that you do not have to re-enter the same information every time. But they also show us that you are visiting us again. We do not keep the cookies longer than provided for in legislation and strictly necessary for the fulfilment of our purposes.

When you visit our online service for the first time, we show a statement explaining our cookies. We ask your consent to use these cookies. This concerns the following cookies:

Technical or functional cookies: we place functional cookies to facilitate the proper functioning of our website. Legally speaking, placing these cookies does not require your consent. They are cookies that store preferences, remember information when you go to a different sub-page, store log-in data, ensure that the website is displayed properly on your screen, remember whether you gave permission to place cookies, trace misuse, and remember data for an ordering procedure.
Analytical cookies: we use Google Analytics’ analytical cookies with which Google can show us how our website is used. We use this information to continually improve our website. We only collect anonymous information via Google Analytics and have Google anonymise the IP addresses. This means that we cannot trace you personally through these cookies. We have concluded a processor agreement with Google. This contains strict agreements on what kind of data they are allowed to record. We have not given Google permission to use the obtained Analytics information for any other Google services. However, Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obligated to do so, or insofar as these third parties are processing the information for Google. You can find more information on data processing by Google Analytics in Google’s Privacy Policy and in the Privacy Policy of Google Analytics.
Other cookies: in addition to functional and analytical cookies, we also use cookies from companies such as Facebook, LinkedIn, ActiveCampaign, Hotjar, Convertflow, Zopim. These cookies make sure that you will not be shown the same advertisements all the time, that the ads we show you match your interests, that we know how effective our ads are and that we can improve them, where necessary. These cookies are placed only with your consent. You will be asked to accept the cookies during your first visit to our website. The cookies will not be placed until we have received your consent.
Deleting cookies

Cookies have an expiration date. Cookies will be automatically deleted when their expiration date has passed. You can disable or delete cookies manually at any time. To do so, please refer to the help section of your browser. On most browsers, this option can be found under settings.


The protection of personal data is crucial to us. We take the following measures to protect your privacy:

 Access to personal data is protected with a username and password
 We only give people access to personal data on a need-to-know basis
 After receipt, the data are stored in a separate, secure system
 We use secure connections (Secure Sockets Layer or SSL) to protect all information sent between you and our website when you enter personal data
Changes to this privacy and cookie statement

If we change our method of processing of personal data or our cookie policy, we must also change this privacy and cookie statement, of course. So take note the date above and regularly check whether there are new versions. We will do our best to also announce changes separately.

Access, rectification and erasure of your data

If you have any questions or would like to know which personal data we have on you, you can always contact us on

What you can expect from us:

 an explanation of which personal data we have on you and what we do with them
 access to the personal data we have on you
 rectification of mistakes
 erasure of (obsolete) personal data
 withdrawal of consent
 objection to a certain use

Always state clearly who you are, so that we can be certain that we do not change or delete the data on the wrong person.

Filing a complaint

If you believe we are not helping you in the right way, you have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority. This is called the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

Contact details

Embrace The Human Cloud
Griffeweg 97-8
9723DV Groningen