Privacy Policy

This policy explains how I, Jef van de Graaf, collect, use, retain and disclose the personal information that you provide on jefvandegraaf.com throughout the duration of our online business dealings. 

Please note that jefvandegraaf.com may contain links to other third party websites that may not be operated by Jef van de Graaf. This policy does not apply those third party websites and Jef van de Graaf is not responsible for the content on those websites or their privacy practices. You are encouraged to review the terms of use and privacy policies of every website you visit. 

Please read this statement carefully and if you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, which may be revised and updated online from time-to-time, please discontinue your use of jefvandegraaf.com. Your continued use of jefvandegraaf.com indicates your acceptance of this policy, as it may be revised from time-to-time. 

“Personal Information” for the purposes of privacy law is information about an identifiable individual, such as their name, address, telephone number and email address. Personal Information does not include aggregated information that is anonymous, such as the type of browser you are using, or other non-personally identifiable information. 

What happens to your information? 

Your information is collected when it is voluntarily provided, such as when you subscribe to the newsletter. Your name and email address is stored for further use. 

There are other types of non-personally identifiable information that may be collected, for example, jefvandegraaf.com uses “cookies”. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer about their usage patterns. The use of cookies and similar technologies allow for repeat users to be identified, collect non-personal demographic information, and also administer and make improvements. You may instruct your browser to disable cookies for greater privacy. 

In addition, jefvandegraaf.com may also collect search queries that are typed into the Site’s search engine and retain them in anonymous form. 

How is your Personal Information collected, used, protected and disclosed?

Your consent is required to collect, use or disclose your Personal Information, subject to certain exceptions in law. 

Collection: Your Personal Information is typically protected when you subscribe to the newsletters or submit an inquiry through the “Contact” form on the Site. 

Use: Your Personal Information may be used to contact you for marketing or other purposes. 

Protection: Only individuals who are involved in the administration of the website’s operations have access to your Personal Information. Despite best efforts, Internet or wireless transmissions are never completely private or secure. In that respect, you hereby acknowledge and accept the potential risk of inadvertent disclosure due to any such disclosure beyond our reasonable control. In addition, please note some service providers may be located in countries where authorized government officials may lawfully be able to access your Personal Information without your knowledge or consent pursuant to the laws of such countries. 

Other than for the specific purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, your Personal Information will not be disclosed to any third party companies unless we obtain your prior consent or are legally compelled to do so. 

Privacy of Minors

Recognizing the importance of protecting the privacy interests of children, jefvandegraaf.com encourages parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. This website, jefvandegraaf.com, is not intended for children under the age of majority in their province or territory of residence and jefvandegraaf.com does not knowingly collect Personal Information from minors. 

GDPR Compliance

Protecting your data is important and jefvandegraaf.com is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”. 

“Data” refers to any information we have that can be used to personally identify you. 

Your Data will be stored securely by our email marketing client when you opt in to subscribe to jefvandegraaf.com via the forms on this website. Your Data is used to contact you via email when newsletters are sent, updates are made, reminders are published and other types of promotional marketing. You provide specific consent for this when you sign up to our site. 

Your Data will be stored for the length of your subscription or until you request for it to be deleted. 

You can opt out at anytime by unsubscribing from our emails. 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Jef van de Graaf reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. 

Questions or corrections

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information about you, register a complaint, or request more information, you can do by writing an email to Jef van de Graaf.