Last checked on:
14 March 2022
Published on:
28 May 2018

Whether you apply for a subsidy, sign up for a newsletter, or register for an event, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency handles your data with the utmost care. We only use your data to process the particular activity for which you supplied your details. We do not keep your data longer than necessary.

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or AVG in Dutch) describes the handling of personal data. This Regulation protects your privacy. The same privacy legislation applies to the European Union. The Dutch Data Protection Authority monitors adherence to legislation on personal data protection.

Privacy statement

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency follows the privacy policy of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. See the ministry's Privacy statement.

Your rights

Under the GDPR, you have various rights. For example, you have the right to view or rectify your personal data. If you wish to exercise these rights, contact us.

Data Protection Officer

Do you have a specific question, or do you want to issue a complaint? Please contact the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy Data Protection Officer (DPO). You can contact the DPO by email:, or send a letter to:

Data Protection Officer

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy

Executive office

PO Box 20401

2500 EK The Hague

Reporting a possible data breach

We handle your personal data with care. If data accidentally end up in the hands of the wrong person, there may be a data breach. We must report this to the Dutch Data Protection Authority in some situations.

Did you receive an online message that is not for you, for example, via the Berichtenbox or email?

If so, please contact us on +31 (0)88 042 42 42. We are available on working days from 08:30 CET to 17:00 CET.

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