Types of personal data
The personal data processed by VDL Bus & Coach via the website often concerns your contact details, such as a name and email address, a search you enter or a question you ask via the submission form.
We would like to point out that if you visit the website as a business customer, we consider this information to be indirect personal data and we therefore guarantee your privacy.
Purpose of processing personal data
We process data you provide to VDL Bus & Coach via the website for general business purposes, such as providing information about certain products and services. VDL Bus & Coach processes this data exclusively in accordance with the Dutch Data Protection Act (‘Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens’). We can then use the stored personal data to contact you. Your data may also be used for sending digital newsletters, if you have given your explicit consent for us to do so. We consider this form of contact to be in VDL Bus & Coach’s legitimate interest.
VDL Bus & Coach is part of the VDL Groep bv. If you apply for a position within VDL Bus & Coach through the website of VDL Groep, your personal data will be utilized for the registration, consideration and processing of your application.
The processing activities include, at a minimum, the transmission of personal data within VDL Bus & Coach. This website serves as the central point, and personal data is transmitted to the relevant entity that you wish to approach as a business customer or applicant. Of course these personal data will only be transmitted if there is a legitimate reason to do so and only to recipients for whom the personal data are relevant. In some cases your data may be shared with foreign VDL Bus & Coach entities.
If VDL Bus & Coach considers your use of the website to be unlawful, your personal data may be sent to a third-party recipient in connection with the relevant legal procedures.
Buttons are found on our website in various places that provide access to social media channels. If you use these social media buttons, such use is subject to the privacy statement of the social media provider concerned and they store your personal data from that point on. VDL Bus & Coach has no influence on, and assumes no responsibility for, the use of social media buttons on the VDL Bus & Coach website.
VDL Bus & Coach does not retain you data longer than is strictly necessary. For the purposes described above, a retention period of 6 months is reasonable. VDL Groep may also retain anonymized data for statistical and analytical purposes.
Because we process your personal data you have the right to:
- Submit a request for access to your personal data
- Submit a request to have certain data rectified or removed if the personal data are irrelevant or incorrect
- Submit a request to restrict or object to the processing of personal data
- Submit a request for data portability
Withdraw your consent
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact: AVG@vdl.nl. When considering all requests and your rights, VDL Bus & Coach will balance the interests of all concerned and grant your request to the greatest extent possible. If you wish to withdraw your consent, for any reason whatsoever, we are obliged to comply with your request. All personal data you leave on this website are provided voluntarily. However, it goes without saying that we are unable to contact you or provide information if we do not have the correct personal data.
To optimize the provided service, the website may place a limited number of ‘cookies’ on your computer. These are small information files that are saved on your computer. The cookies are used for purposes such as keeping track of the interaction with visitors to the website. In connection with this, we use the program Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google, Inc.