Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (‘NFIA’) is committed to the privacy of all visitors to its Website (‘Website’). To that end, NFIA has established this Privacy Policy (‘Policy’) to protect each visitor’s privacy. The Policy explains what and how NFIA collects, uses, stores and protects the information gathered from its Website. By using and visiting the Website, you agree to this Policy and the uses made of personal information as set forth herein or amended hereafter.

What Information is Collected and How It’s Used

Upon visiting the Website, your browser automatically sends NFIA your IP address, the type of browser you are using and certain other information. NFIA may use this information for research and marketing purposes and to enhance the Website.

When individuals want access to the interactive area or request other information from the NFIA, personal information, including first and last name, company name, e-mail address, telephone number and the industry in which your company operates, will be requested. You are not required to provide NFIA with this personal information; however, certain publications and other requested information cannot be sent to you without it.

There may be features on the Website allowing you to contact NFIA via e-mail, which provides NFIA with your e-mail address and certain other personal information contained in the e-mail. By sending NFIA e-mail, you demonstrate your consent to knowingly and voluntarily provide us with personal information.

NFIA will not sell, trade, or otherwise disclose personally identifiable information to any third party, unless stated otherwise in this Policy, required by law, or as required to protect NFIA rights. NFIA may disclose information collected from the Website to its various offices across the world. However, they are only allowed to use the information collected on the Website for internal purposes.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are used when NFIA visitors register on the Website. Cookies are small pieces of information transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable NFIA systems to recognize your preferences and settings. Cookies collect information such as the type of search engine used, the sections of the Website visited and other website usage information. NFIA may use this information for research purposes and to enhance the Website. The information is aggregated prior to such use and does not include any personally identifiable information, apart from the e-mail address.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies and you may manually disable them. For more information on disabling cookies, go to the ‘help’ menu on your browser. Additional information on cookies can be obtained from the Federal Trade Commission website at The Website may still be viewed after disabling cookies.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

NFIA may change and update this Privacy Policy, including materially changing the use made of personal information described herein. Any change or update to our privacy policy will be posted on our Website under Privacy Policy at least 30 days prior to their implementation. Your continued use of the Website after the effective date of any changes will constitute your acceptance of all of the changes.


We welcome comments and suggestions regarding the NFIA privacy notice. Please send questions about our privacy policy or the information we have collected from you to If you believe your personal information has been misused or handled in such a manner contrary to the policy stated above, please contact us.


This Policy and any issue or dispute regarding privacy concerns will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Netherlands, without regard to any choice of law provisions. This Policy and the Terms of Use are the entire agreement between the parties relating to use of the Website and the personal information collected by NFIA.

July 2015



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Director New York Office +1 (212) 246-1434

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