Personal data is processed via this website. PERMITS FOUNDATION (hereafter called the
Foundation) considers good handling of personal data of great importance. Personal data is
therefore carefully processed and secured by us.
In our processing we comply with the requirements set by the new General Data Protection
This means that via this privacy statement we:
– clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data;
– restrict our collection of personal data to only the personal data necessary for those
– We will first ask for permission to process your personal data in cases where your
permission is required;
– Take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also require this
from third parties that process personal data on our behalf;
– respect your right to provide, correct or delete your personal data on your request.
The Foundation is responsible for data processing. In this privacy statement we explain
which personal data we collect and use and for what purposes. This privacy statement was
updated on 20-05-2018 to comply with the new GDPR.
Use of personal data
By using this website you share information with us via cookies. But it can also be via
personal data submitted by yourself, for example when you sign up for the foundation e-
newsletter. We only keep and use the personal data provided, within the framework of the
activities you request from the Foundation (for example receiving our e-newsletters).
Newsletter and contact form
We distribute our e-newsletter to inform interested parties about our global advocacy work.
Your e-mail address will only be added to the list of subscribers with your prior consent. Each
newsletter contains a link with which you can unsubscribe.
If you fill out a contact form on the website, or send us an e-mail, the data you send will be
kept for as long as the nature of the form or the content of your e-mail is required for the
complete answering and processing of that. If we consider your e-mail has information we
could use for future purposes or contributes to our knowledge databank, we do file the email
We handle your data confidentially.
Provision to third parties
Your information will not be provided by us to third parties. However, our site does contain
measuring instruments from other parties, such as cookies from Google Analytics, a Twitter
pixel, and a LinkedIn pixel. The data is automatically shared with these companies. More
We use Google Analytics to keep track of how visitors use our website. We use this
knowledge to optimize our website for our visitors. With Google, we have entered into a
processor agreement to make agreements about the handling of our data. Furthermore, we
have not allowed Google to use the obtained Analytics information for other Google services,
and finally we anonymize the IP addresses.
We have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal
data against unlawful processing.
For example, we have taken the following measures:
– All persons who have access to your data on behalf of the Foundation are bound by a
confidentiality agreement in our employment contract
– We use a username and password policy on all our systems;
– We make backups of the personal data in order to be able to recover these in the event
of physical or technical incidents;
– Our employees have been informed about the importance of the protection of personal
– We use secure connections (Secure Sockets Layer or SSL) that protects all
information between you and our website when you enter personal data.
The Foundation’s website
We have compiled the information and links on our website for general information purposes
only. We cannot guarantee that it is accurate or up to date as immigration regulations change
frequently. Permits Foundation accepts no responsibility for any (personal) loss resulting from
reliance on any information on this site or any other sites to which it is linked. If you require
specific advice about working in a particular country please contact the relevant immigration
authorities or an immigration lawyer.
Third party websites
This privacy statement does not apply to websites of third parties that are connected to our
website by means of links. We can’t guarantee that these third parties handle your personal
data in a reliable or secure manner. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of these
websites before using these websites.
Changes to this privacy statement
Because we do not exclude that our activities will change in the future, this privacy statement
could also change. We advise you to consult this privacy statement regularly so that you are
aware of these changes. The date of the last adjustment is mentioned earlier on this page.
Rights concerning your data
You have the right to inspect, rectify or delete the personal data we received from you. You
can also object to the processing of your personal data (or a part thereof) by us or by one of
our third party processors.
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