Privacy statement

This is the privacy statement for the website belonging to the Kamer van Koophandel (hereinafter referred to as the 'KvK'). This privacy statement relates to the website data processed by and its use of cookies.
The KvK respects the privacy of all its customers and website users. We ensure that the personal information that you provide to us will remain confidential. This privacy statement applies to KvK services only.
Please note that the KvK shall accept no responsibility for the privacy policies of other websites to which our website links. We therefore recommend that you always read the privacy statements and disclaimers on any third-party websites that you visit through our website.
Please check the URL displayed in your browser to see if you have left our website. This will be the case if you visit the, Belastingdienst or UserVoice websites from our site.

Personal data processing

Service usage

You will have to submit personal information if you want to register for one of the KvK's services. This information will be stored in the KvK's shared customer database in order to provide you with the requested services. At the end of this privacy statement, you will find a list of the cookies used, their purpose and their expiration periods.
The KvK may also use your personal data to inform you about our products and services, and to help us improve our services . Your email address will only be used for this purpose if you have given us prior permission to do so. You can unsubscribe from KvK mailings at any time using the method indicated in the mailing in question.
In principle, your personal data will only be used by the KvK. We shall not divulge your personal data to any third party without your permission, unless obliged to do so by law or a court ruling, or wherever necessary for the purpose of fulfilling an agreement made between you and the KvK.
You have the right to view, amend or delete your personal data at any time. If you wish to exercise this right, please get in touch with us using the contact details provided below.
At a certain point in time, you may decide that you no longer wish to receive information emails from the KvK. If so, you can unsubscribe at any time using the link provided at the bottom of the email in question.

Contact details

t: +31 (0)88 674 4000


Kamer van Koophandel
Sint Jacobsstraat 300
3511 BT Utrecht

Correspondence address

Kamer van Koophandel
Postbus 2852
1000 CW Amsterdam

Cookie lifespans

The KvK shall store your details for no longer than required for the purpose of providing the service for which they were initially submitted and processed.


The KvK reserves the right to amend this privacy statement without prior notice in the event it alters its operating procedures. We recommend that you regularly check whether this privacy statement has been amended in any way. 


This website uses cookies. Below you'll find additional information about the cookie policy implemented by the Kamer van Koophandel (hereinafter referred to as the 'KvK').
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer when you visit a website. They identify your computer throughout your visit (session).
There are three types of cookie.

  1. Essential Cookies
    Some cookies are essential for storing settings or preferences throughout your visit to a website or until your following visit. Suppose you don't want to receive cookies from a particular website – this website 'remembers' your preference by placing a cookie. Blocking cookies means that you'll be asked the same questions repeatedly each time you visit the same website.
  2. Website Usage Cookies
    Some cookies provide information about which pages you've viewed, in which order and for how long. Statistics can then be generated to help improve website usage for future visitors. A similar type of cookie can be used to conduct online surveys.
  3. Third-Party Website Cookies
    Some website elements place cookies originating from third-party websites. This type of cookie allows useful add-on features to be included, e.g. interactive Google Maps with directions, Facebook 'Like' buttons or options to post something via Twitter. These cookies 'inform' the website you're visiting whether you're logged in with Google, Facebook or Twitter.
NB: does not use this type of cookie.

No personal data

The cookies that the website uses do not contain any personal data. Nor can we use these cookies to identify you in any way. To do so would require additional information, e.g. a combination of a Type 3 cookie and your login details for a third-party website. With these login details, it is often possible to identify you personally. Without any of this additional information, cookies do not present any threat to your privacy.

Cookies on

Cookies for statistics and sSurveys uses cookies to generate statistics and to conduct surveys. This allows us to find out how visitors use our website. We use this information to improve our website still further.
These 'analytics cookies' contain a unique number. They do not contain any personal information. cannot use these cookies to identify you personally. Nor can these cookies be used to identify you on other websites.
The anonymous data that we collect using these cookies is for improving our website only and is not made available to any third party whatsoever.

Blocking cookies

You can block cookies altogether, by altering your browser's settings. The website (Dutch only) provides information about the most commonly used browsers.
Generating Statistics (Type 2 Cookies: Website Usage Cookies)
We collect aggregated statistics about the website's usage with the help of Google Analytics. Examples of the data we collect include the pages that users visit the most and the links that they click most often. Additional information about Google Analytics
Name Purpose Domain Expiration
__utma Identifying unique website visitors 2 years after placement or update
__utmb Establishing a visitor session 30 minutes after placement or update
__utmc Establishing a visitor session after visit
__utmd Masking visitors' IP addresses
__utmz Tracking traffic sources and navigation 6 months after placement or update
__utmv Storing altered variables 2 years after placement or update
__utmx Splitting visitors for A/B testing 2 years after placement or update


(Type 1 Cookies: Essential Cookies) We use a Tridion content management system (CMS) to manage and publish content on The information contained in the Tridion CMS cookies can only be read and stored on a server belonging to the website's owner.
Name Purpose Domain Expiration
ASP.NET_SessionId Storing a session ID for a user after visit
cookieAlertShown Indicating that the cookie has been displayed 10 years after placement
PartnerLogosClosed Registers either you’ve removed the logo’s. Once they have been clicked away, the logo’s will not been showed to you again. 5 years

Data visualisation

(Type 2 Cookies: Website Usage Cookies)
Google Visualisation API
Name Purpose Domain Expiration
PREF Identifying unique website visitors 2 years after placement

Video playback

(Type 2 Cookies: Website Usage Cookies)
We provide video content on the website using YouTube.
Name Purpose Domain Expiration
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Identifying unique website visitors 6 months after placement
PREF Monitoring playback format, e.g. Flashtd> 10 years after placement
use_hitbox Monitoring in-video interaction after visit

Partner logo usage

We use a cookie called 'partnerLogosClosed' to remember if the user has closed the bar displaying our partners' logos and, if so, to keep it closed on subsequent page views. This cookie expires five years after placement.