Website Privacy Statement
When you visit our websites (or subdomains) (the “Website”), contact us, enter into an agreement with us, we collect personal data from and about you. This Privacy Statement describes which personal data is collected and for which purposes this personal data is processed by AFI Europe N.V. and its subsidiaries ("AFI", "we", "our" or "us"). It also states which rights you have under applicable data protection law.
Personal data is information, or any combination of separate pieces of information, that could be used to identify you. We may collect information about you from several sources. This includes information we collect directly from you when you contact us, information we collect when you visit our sites, a local branch, other property websites or when you enter into an agreement with us;
The types of Personal Data we collect from you will depend on the specific type of services and as requested by, or provided to, you. The types of Personal Data may include (without limitation) the following:
We will only use your personal data where we have a valid lawful basis to do so. The purposes for which your Personal Data are collected and used may include (without limitation) one or more of the following purposes:
We will retain Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in herein, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. If you rent a property from us we will keep your personal data for as long as you remain our tenant and thereafter as required by law.
We engage third-party service providers to perform a variety of business operations on our behalf. In doing so, we may share your personal data with them. We provide our service providers with only the personal data they need in order to perform the services we request, and we contractually require that they protect this information appropriately and not use it for any other purpose.
We may also share your personal data to other external entities, in particular to entities cooperating with the us in the performance of contracts, implementation of the services and supporting our activities (such as banks, entities providing accounting services, advisory, IT, subcontractors, suppliers), wholly owned subsidiaries, as well as state authorities or other entities authorized by law.
We may transfer your Personal Data to recipients in countries other than the country in which the information originally was collected, including outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information, however when we transfer or store your personal data outside of the EEA we will ensure to that adequate measures are in place to protect your personal data to an equivalent standard of protection as in the EEA.
When you provide us with your Personal Data, we will process it using our systems, meaning your details will be inputted into our secure databases. We have appropriate security measures in place to help ensure that your data is not lost, stolen, accessed by unauthorised third parties, or tampered with in any way. Internally, your personal data will only be accessible by those members of our staff that have a need to see your data (which will depend on the nature of the services we are providing to you). However, we cannot guarantee your personal data will be free from every security risk that may be possible when your information is sent to and from the website or the app.
Our services and website are not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of thirteen.
Your personal data will not be processed by automated means, including in the form of profiling, so that as a result of such automated processing, any decisions could be made, other legal effects may be caused or in any other way it would have a significant impact on you.
If you visit any of our websites, we may use cookie files to store and track information about you and your preferences. A cookie is a small text file that our website transfers to your computer or mobile device. We use performance and analytical cookies; These cookies collect aggregated data on how visitors interact with the website, including, but not limited to the number of visitors, pages or links accessed and length of time spent on the website or specific page. Cookies may also be used to allow the website to remember choices you have made in previous sessions.
On your first visit to our website, we will inform you about the type of cookies we use and ask for permission to place them. Some browser may automatically accept cookies on your behalf, in such case you can edit your browser options to block them in future.
If you use the WiFi available at our properties, we may collect your location data (if you have consented to this on your device). We may use your location data to keep track of your activity patterns and preferences in order to improve the level of service you receive.
If you interact with us on social media platforms (for example if you "follow" our LinkedIn Page or post on our timeline), we can interact with you and send you messages via these platforms. We will interact with you in accordance with the social media platform's rules but we are not responsible for how the platform operators collect and handle your Personal Data. We are not responsible for what third parties post on our social media accounts.
You have the right to inspect, correct or delete your personal data. You can also object to the use of your data. You also have the right to submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority, however we would appreciate if you approach us first and allow us with the chance to respond to your query.
When you contact us to exercise your rights as a Data Subject we may need to ask you for specific information to help us confirm your identity and to ensure we can satisfy your request. This is a security measure to ensure your personal data is not disclosed to anyone who is not entitled to receive it. We aim to respond to all requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month to respond, if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests; we will let you know within the month if this is the case and will keep you updated on our response time.
AFI Europe N.V. is registered in the Netherlands under company registration number 34218161. Its registered office is at Herengracht 456, 1017CA, Amsterdam.
You may write us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We have done our best to make sure that this Privacy Statement explains the way in which we process your personal data, and rights you have in relation thereto. We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time to make sure it is still up to date. To make sure you consult the most recent version of our Privacy Statement, please check the Privacy Statement published on our Website.