Privacy policy

We appreciate that you visit our website. Protecting your privacy is very important to us. On this page we explain how we handle your data.


This privacy policy applies to all Groundwater Technology companies. Of course, we are not responsible for the privacy policies of other sites, even if they link to our site or our site contains external links. All communication over the internet, such as visiting websites and e-mail, uses a chain of service providers. We have no control over this and are not responsible for the protection of your data in this chain.
In deze privacyverklaring worden de privacy procedures die relevant zijn voor deze website uiteengezet en wordt uitgelegd hoe gegevens via de website worden verzameld, hoe deze gebruikt worden en welke zeggenschap u over deze gegevens hebt. Indien u vragen hebt over of niet vindt wat u zoekt in deze privacyverklaring, neem dan contact met ons op.


This privacy statement was last updated on May 24th 2018. The technology and possibilities of websites and communication via the Internet are constantly changing. Therefore, and because of our commitment to protect the privacy of your personal data, we may make changes to this privacy statement. Therefore, check it regularly for any changes. Information we collect:


  • Data about your use of the website, including details about your visits, such as the pages viewed and your access to resources. Such data includes traffic data, location data and other communication data. Our web servers collect certain information about all visitors to this website, including:
    • IP-adresses
    • Hostnames
    • Domain names
    • The date and time information is searched
    • The browser version and the platform used to search for information
    • An overview of the requested pages.
      This data is used to compile aggregated visitor statistics, which are linked to the pages visited. The data can also be used to monitor usage patterns on this website in order to improve navigation and design functions so that you can find the information you are looking for more easily.
  • Data that you voluntarily provide, such as your name, company name, address and contact details such as your telephone number or e-mail address, for example when you sign up for a newsletter or when you fill in forms on the website, or when you ask us for information. We will not combine this information with other personal information without being asked;
  • Information you provide when you contact us or otherwise communicate with us..


Apps, QR codes and other related technologies

If your communication with us is via an app, QR code, browser or social media, the third parties involved may collect certain data from your (mobile) device (such as the identification code of your mobile device and your IP address). We only use this data for our statistical reports about users of the website and our services.


Non-personal data

We may automatically collect additional non-personal information about you, such as the type of Internet browser you use or the website from which you accessed this website. The data collected is anonymous and you cannot be identified on the basis of this data. The collected data will only be used for an effective service on the website and to correct errors that may occur during your visit to the website.


Use of your information

We use the information we collect about you to help us provide you with a better service. In addition, we may also use the data for one or more of the following purposes:


    • To contact you when you have asked us to do so (for example, if you indicate via the website that you wish to be called by us)
    • To provide you with information that you have requested from us
    • Analyzing the use of the website to improve our content and services
    • We may also send you further information about our services or keep you informed of news via our periodic newsletters, provided that you have indicated that you would like to receive information for these purposes, including if you have specifically registered or have registered to receive e-mails.
    • If we are obliged to do so by legislation or other rules (e.g. the BRL).

Data or information obtained through this website will not be distributed or sold to third parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings.


Data processing

Like all companies, we work with other companies that support our business processes and help to provide the services mentioned in this privacy statement and that may process such data on our behalf and in accordance with this privacy statement. We provide them with the data necessary for their services. We conclude processing agreements with such parties in which your privacy is guaranteed.


  • We may disclose personal data in the following cases:
  • if you agree to this;
  • as permitted by applicable law
  • if required by law, a court order or a rule, directive, or order of a supervisory authority, including BRL SIKB protocols.
  • to prevent fraud or other crimes; or
  • if we believe that this is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of the website or its visitors; or
  • If there is a reorganization or if we are sold to a third party, you agree that the personal data we have about you may be transferred to that reorganized entity or third party.


Changes in data and retention

Our website does not intend to collect data about website visitors who are younger than 16 years of age without permission. If you think that we have collected personal information about a minor without this permission, please contact us and we will delete this information.


Data collected from visitors to the website is stored solely for the provision of the required services. The data will be retained and ultimately destroyed in accordance with our data retention policy. If you would like your data to be updated, changed or removed from our system, please contact us and indicate exactly what you would like to have changed.


E-mail messages

Messages you send us by email may not be secure. We recommend that you do not send us any confidential information by email. If you choose to send us confidential information by email, you do so at your own risk, knowing that a third party may intercept this information. Instructions that you send by e-mail and to the website will be processed exclusively at your risk.


Social media platforms

We have included plug-ins from Social Media platforms on the website. If a respective social plug-in appears on the Website, your browser with which you visit the website establishes a direct connection to the servers of the Social Media platform. These servers recognize your visit to this website. If you are a member of the relevant Social Media platform and are logged in when you visit this website, the Social Media Platform will grant data to your personal social media account with that platform. By clicking on the icon of the respective plug-in (such as a ‘like’ button), this data is shared with your personal user account for this Social Media platform. Please read the privacy policy of the relevant Social Media Platform to learn more about your rights and choices.


Accessing, updating, correcting, deleting personal data

You can ask us if we have any personal data about you and, pursuant to applicable law and relevant exceptions, you can ask for a copy of that data. A fee may apply (which never exceeds the maximum permitted by law under local law). If a fee is due, we will inform you before such costs are charged. You may also contact us if you believe that information about you needs to be corrected, updated or deleted.


We do not store your data longer than necessary. After the expiry of that period, we may delete your data. You can always ask us to delete your data. We will then delete your data, unless we are obliged to keep your data longer. In that case, we may only delete the data after that period has expired.


More information

We want to offer you an optimal browser experience. Therefore, from time to time, additional features, functions, products or services may be added to the website and we use cookies. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features and services, on our and other websites, may not function properly if cookies are disabled (or you only allow certain features you have chosen in your browser).


If you have any questions about our privacy statement, please contact us, for example by sending an e-mail to or calling us on +31-10 238 2850.