Version 4.0 changed on 14 December 2021
This policy does not apply to the processing of personal data relating to legal persons.
- Cookies Policy
- General Subscription Conditions
- Regulation for telephone competitions
- Ad hoc competition rules
- Charter for online publications
This policy is divided into four parts:
- The different controllers within Mediahuis
- General information regarding the processing of personal data by all Mediahuis Entities
- Specific information regarding the processing of personal data by each Mediahuis Entity
Within this policy, it is necessary to use a number of technical terms. That is why we provide a brief overview of the definitions and frequently used terms in this section.
Recommended Content: suggestions about our Services (e.g. articles, offers, etc.) that a Mediahuis Entity aligns with the interests of a User (on the basis of Click Behaviour with his/her consent) or of a Registered User (on the basis of Click Behaviour with his/her consent, and of Registered Data, if so consented to).
Service(s): access to news, promotions, functionalities for a better User experience, (mobile) apps, Recommended Content or products that a Mediahuis Entity sells, provides or makes available on or through a Mediahuis Domain. You can enjoy our Services as soon as you visit a Mediahuis Domain or after installing one of our apps (as a User). If you choose to create an account with a Mediahuis Domain and vist logged in, then you become a Registered User and our Services are more comprehensive than those for Users. If you are a Subscriber, then you can also read the “plus” articles marked with (+) on the newspaper websites.
Click here for an overview of the Services for each Mediahuis Domain.
User: you who visit a Mediahuis Domain to enjoy a Service without creating an account. This can be done directly via a Mediahuis Domain or after installing one of our apps.
Registered User: you who register by creating an account on a Mediahuis Domain to enjoy a Service.
Targeted Advertisements: commercial information that is addressed to a User’s interests (if consented to, then based on Click Behaviour) or a Registered User’s interests (if consented to, then based on Click Behaviour and Registered Data).
Registered Data: personal data that a Registered User him/herself provides to a Mediahuis Entity when he/she subscribes to a Service. This information may vary by Mediahuis Domain, but usually includes: first name, surname, e-mail address, street, house number, postal/zip code, city, gender, date of birth and/or desired newsletters. If you want to, you can also enter your phone and/or mobile number. You can always consult and change these details on your account page.
Click Behaviour: The interests of a User or Registered User, after having obtained his/her consent, are derived from the use of a Service. Click Behaviour mainly includes:
- (i) session data, i.e. operating system, device type, browser type, etc.;
- (ii) pages visited from which we classify you according to area(s) of interest (e.g. sports, lifestyle, car enthusiast).
Mediahuis Domain: a website or (mobile) application offered or operated by a Mediahuis Entity.
Mediahuis: all the Mediahuis Entities set out here.
Mediahuis Entity: the legal person within Mediahuis who offers/supplies a Service. An overview of all Mediahuis entities can be found here.
2. THE DIFFERENT CONTROLLERS WITHIN MEDIAHUIS
Each Mediahuis Entity acts as a controller of your personal data if it sells, provides or makes available its respective Service to you, registers you for a competition with it, if you visit this Mediahuis Entity, etc.
Click here for an overview of the different Mediahuis Entities and Domains.
3. GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA BY ALL MEDIAHUIS ENTITIES
4. SPECIFIC INFORMATION REGARDING THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA BY EACH MEDIAHUIS ENTITY
Below you can verify the different processing operations within each Mediahuis Entity. Each of the following processing operations takes place at each Mediahuis Entity, unless otherwise indicated.
Of course, not every processing will apply to everyone.
For more general information about the processing (who is the controller, what are the contact details of the data protection officer and the supervisory authority, what are your rights, does Mediahuis share your personal data with countries outside the EEA, etc.), see Part 3 – General information about the processing of personal data by the various Mediahuis Entities and Domains.