Privacy statement

Introduction

De Lage Landen International B.V. and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (hereafter together referred to as De Lage Landen)  respect your privacy and undertake to treat personal data confidentially. De Lage Landen’s guiding principle is to respect (potential) clients’ privacy in all its activities. De Lage Landen shall process your personal data only in accordance with this Privacy Statement and with applicable data protection laws. In the Netherlands, De Lage Landen also adheres to the privacy statement of the Rabobank Group (of which De Lage Landen is a part). This Privacy Statement describes the data processing that is undertaken by De Lage Landen and your rights in respect of such data processing.

 

Collection of personal data

De Lage Landen supplies finance solutions to buyers of capital goods. To do so, it works together with manufacturers and distributors of these goods. We may offer and/or sell services and/or products directly, through these manufacturers and distributors or through other vendors (hereafter: our partner companies). Personal data will usually be collected from you when you (or your company) applies for one of our products with De Lage Landen. Occasionally, De Lage Landen may obtain personal data from other sources (for example: the Rabobank Group or credit rating companies).

 

Scope and purposes of processing personal data

Your personal data will be used by De Lage Landen for performing credit verifications, providing and improving our financial products and services, inclusion in our contract administration and customer relationship management systems, compliance with applicable rules and regulations, prevention of fraud and money laundering,  maintaining and – subject to your prior authorization – expanding our commercial relationship with you (e.g. through direct marketing), and to conduct market research. De Lage Landen may also use your personal data to syndicate and securitize financial products to other financial companies.

 

Disclosure of personal data to third parties

De Lage Landen may share your personal data within its group (including Rabobank) and also with third parties, including partner companies and other companies involved in the sale and provision of our services, for the purposes set out above. De Lage Landen shall not share your personal data with third parties for purposes which are incompatible with the purposes set out above.

 

De Lage Landen will use its best efforts to ensure that these third parties will abide by the principles laid down in this Privacy Statement. To the extent these parties will process your personal data on our behalf, we will require that they take adequate measures to ensure the safety and integrity of your personal data.

 

Rights

You have the right to obtain an overview of and information on the source of your personal data and to request De Lage Landen to update, rectify or delete the personal data if such data is incorrect, incomplete, irrelevant or in violation with laws and regulations. You can contact De Lage Landen by writing at the address mentioned under the contact button below. 

 

You also have the right to object, free of charge, if you do not want to receive information on our financial products and services which we may send to you from time to time. To do so, please send an email message to the division of De Lage Landen you are doing business with, or use the address provided in our mailing to you.

 

International transfer

Your personal data may be transferred to locations outside the European Economic Area, for example to our subsidiaries and partner companies which are located there. Where such a transfer of your data takes place to a country outside the European Economic Area, De Lage Landen will ensure that an adequate level of protection is ensured, that the necessary measures and relevant controls are in place to protect the confidentiality and security of your data and that this transfer is in compliance with applicable data protection legislation.

 

Cookies for management information

De Lage Landen collects information on its website through the use of cookies, which are small text files that a website automatically transfers to your browser. The data collected through such cookies are used to improve the technical accuracy of the various internet pages and to better adapt this website to user needs and requirements. To disable cookies, please refer to the settings of your browser to stop automatic acceptance. Disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our website.

 

Amendment of the Privacy Statement

De Lage Landen will amend and update this Privacy Statement. We recommend that you consult the statement on a regular basis in order to keep informed of these changes.

 

Contact us

Should you have any questions regarding the privacy of your personal data, please