Privacy statement Arnold & Siedsma

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This page was last modified on May 26, 2020.

This privacy statement contains information about the purposes that Arnold & Siedsma pursues when processing data in connection with its business operations and about how you can exercise your rights with regard to your personal data.

Arnold & Siedsma respects the privacy of users of its services and partners. All personal data left behind by our users and partners is treated confidentially.


Arnold & Siedsma processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • performing our services;
  • improving, maintaining and expanding our services;
  • sending information, such as newsletters or invitations to events we organise;
  • fulfilling our legal obligations.

Your personal data will not be kept longer than necessary for the purpose for which it was left behind, unless Arnold & Siedsma has a legal obligation to do so.

In the event Arnold & Siedsma uses the services of third parties when processing your personal data, Arnold & Siedsma will ensure that the processing of those personal data by third parties is in accordance with this Regulation. This means that third parties handle your data confidentially and in accordance with the GDPR.


Arnold & Siedsma only uses personal data that you have left behind in connection with your request for more information about our services in the field of intellectual property.

Nieuwsbrief tracking

Arnold & Siedsma newletters contain integrated tracking pixels. This gives Arnold & Siedsma the opportunity to generate a statistical analysis of the success of the newsletter. These tracking pixels provide insight into when an email has been opened and which links are opened in the email.

Data about how the newsletters are sent and statistical analysis is not shared with third parties. The data is used exclusively for optimising the newsletter.


If you use Arnold & Siedsma services, your personal data may be included in our CRM system for the above-mentioned purposes.

Sensitive information


Arnold & Siedsma does not attempt to collect sensitive personal data, such as information concerning political opinions, religious convictions, health or other matters.

We point out to you that providing sensitive personal data to Arnold & Siedsma at your own initiative means that you agree to the use of these data described above. In case of use of your personal data on the basis of your consent, you have the right to withdraw this consent at all times. You can do so by sending a message to the contact address stated at the bottom of this privacy statement.

Rights with respect to the personal data

As a data subject, you have the following rights:

  • The right to inspect the personal data processed by us;
  • The right to rectification of incorrect personal data by means of an additional statement;
  • In relevant cases, the right to removal of your personal data insofar as this is not in contravention of a statutory obligation on the part of Arnold & Siedsma.
  • In relevant cases, the right to limitation of the processing of your personal data;
  • The right to the transfer of data;
  • In relevant cases, the right to object to the processing of the relevant personal data.

If you wish to exercise the abovementioned rights, you can do so by sending a message to the contact address that is shown at the bottom of this privacy statement.



Arnold & Siedsma collect cookies to optimise the functionality of certain pages of the website. Cookies are small text files that a page of the website places on the visitor’s computer. Information is stored in such a cookie, such as certain preferences of the visitor. This enables Arnold & Siedsma to be of better service to the visitor on his or her next visit.

You can decide yourself how cookies are dealt with. As a visitor, you can set your browser in such a way that it allows, does not allow or allows partial use of cookie. In the last-mentioned case, you can set which websites may place cookies. Such placement will then be prohibited for all other websites. This possibility is offered by the most frequently used modern browsers.

Cookies can be deleted from a computer at all times, also via the browser.

Our comprehensive cookie policy can be read here.

Switching off cookies

Most browsers are standardly set to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is sent. It is, however, possible that some functions and services on our and other websites do not function correctly if cookies in your browser are switched off.

Third-party websites

This privacy statement does not apply to third-party websites that are connected to this website by means of links. We refer you in this connection to the relevant website for the privacy statements that apply there.

Provision of data to third parties

Arnold & Siedsma does not share personal data with third parties for commercial, charitable or idealistic purposes.

Provision of data to the government

Arnold & Siedsma will only provide your personal data to investigative authorities or government agencies if this is mandatory according to the applicable law or on the basis of an order issued by a government agency, and only insofar such is necessary to combat fraud or criminal activities.

Website security

If you leave your data on our website, these will be made available to the Arnold & Siedsma team that can handle your information by means of a secure connection (SSL).

Processing register

In accordance with applicable legislation and regulations, Arnold & Siedsma maintains a register of the processing activities that take place under the responsibility of Arnold & Siedsma.


Arnold & Siedsma reserves the right to make changes to its privacy statement. Arnold & Siedsma therefore recommends that you consult this privacy statement on a regular basis. In the event Arnold & Siedsma makes important changes that could have an impact on the processing of personal data, it will indicate this clearly on the home page of its website.


Please contact us if you have questions about this privacy statement, about our activities in the area of data processing, about adjustment of your data or about your handling of this website. We will then attempt to handle your question within four weeks. This can be done by post:

Arnold & Siedsma B.V.
PO Box 18558
2502 EN The Hague

You can also approach us by e-mail:

Arnold & Siedsma handles your data with the greatest possible care. If you nevertheless wish to submit a complaint concerning this use, Arnold & Siedsma refers you to the Dutch Data Protection Authority.


Our website has been created with the greatest possible care and is kept up-to-date as much as possible. The copyright and all other applicable rights vest in Arnold & Siedsma. Arnold & Siedsma owns all information that is stated on this website. The Arnold & Siedsma website is general and informative in nature. We recommend that you contact us personally for advice.

Arnold & Siedsma never accepts liability for any loss as a result of the use of the information available on this website. This information applies to all Arnold & Siedsma web pages, irrespective of the language it was drawn up.

Using this website means that you declare that you have read these conditions and that you agree that you are bound by them.

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