Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement describes the ways in which Align B.V. (“Align”) collects, holds and uses information about individual persons who visit this website. By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of information as set forth in this Privacy Statement. You also acknowledge that Align may periodically change, modify, add or remove or otherwise update this Privacy Statement at its discretion without prior notification. However, we will always handle your Personal Information in accordance with the Privacy Statement that was in effect at the time of collection. It is our intention to post changes to our Privacy Statement on this page so that you are fully informed concerning the types of information we are gathering, how we use it, and under what circumstances it may be disclosed. A link to our Privacy Statement is located on our homepage.

Pledge on privacy

The term “Personal Data” as used in this Privacy Statement refers to information such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address, or telephone number that can be used to identify you. Generally, we will only process your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Statement. However, we reserve the right, to conduct additional processing to the extent permitted or required by law, or in support of any legal or criminal investigation.

The next sections explain how and when we collect Personal Data from you.

Intended use of Personal Data

General use of this website does not require any form of registration. We will only collect Personal Data if you complete and submit the contact form on our site. If you have submitted the contact form it may be possible that we use your Personal Data to contact you. We store your Personal Data in a secure environment which is only accessible to small number of professionals within our organisation.

Personal Data may be disclosed to a third party if we are required to do so by law, court order or governmental regulation, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding in the Netherlands or abroad.

Right of access, correction and objection

Whenever we process Personal Data, we take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Data is kept accurate and up-to date for the purposes for which it was collected. We will provide you with the ability to object to the processing of your Personal Data if such processing is not reasonably required for a legitimate business purpose as described in this statement or our compliance with law. In the case of electronic direct marketing, we will provide you with a method to opt out of receiving further marketing materials or with a method to opt in if required by law. If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your Personal Data or object to the processing of your Personal Data, please email us at dataprotection@align-matters.com. Requests to delete personal data will be subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document filing or retention obligations imposed on us.

Security and confidentiality

To ensure the security and confidentiality of Personal Data that we collect online, we use data networks protected, inter alia, by industry standard firewall and password protection. In the course of handling your Personal Data, we take measures reasonably designed to protect that information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

“Cookies” and internet tags

This website uses cookies. Cookies are text files put on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.  This information is then used to track visitor use of the website and to create statistical reports on website activity. For more information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to store information about how visitors use our website so that we may make improvements and give visitors a better user experience.

Google Analytics is a third-party information storage system that records information about the pages you visit, the length of time you were on specific pages and the website in general, how you arrived at the site and what you clicked on when you were there. These cookies do not store any personal information about you and we do not share the data. You can view their privacy statement below:

Google – http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Links to other sites

This Privacy Statement applies only to this website, and not to websites owned by third parties. We may provide links to other websites which we believe may be of interest to our visitors. We aim to ensure that such websites are of the highest standard. However, due to the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee the privacy standards of websites to which we link or be responsible for the contents of sites other than this one.

Contact us

If you have any queries or complaints about our compliance with this Privacy Statement, or if you would like to make any recommendations or comments to improve the quality of our Privacy Statement, please email us at dataprotection@align-matters.com.