Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy

A Happy Home In Holland is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Contact us at if you
have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly
assist you.
By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as
described in this Privacy Policy.

Table of Contents

1. Definitions used in this Policy
2. Data protection principles we follow
3. What rights do you have regarding your Personal Data
4. What Personal Data we gather about you
5. How we use your Personal Data
6. Who else has access to your Personal Data
7. How we secure your data
8. Information about cookies
9. Contact information


Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on
sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us (either capitalized or not) – A Happy Home In Holland – the ‘business’

Data Protection Principles

We promise to follow the following data protection principles:
● Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We
always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you
information regarding Processing upon request.
● Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which
Personal Data was gathered.
● Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount
of Personal Data required for any purpose.
● Processing is limited to a time period. We will not store your personal data for longer
than needed.
● We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
● We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

Data Subject’s rights

The Data Subject has the following rights:
1. Right to information – meaning you have to right to know whether your Personal Data is
being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom
it is processed.
2. Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about
you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data
3. Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of
your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
4. Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Personal
Data to be erased from our records.
5. Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right
to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.
6. Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to
Processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.
7. Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to
automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based
solely on automated Processing. This right you can exercise whenever there is an
outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting
8. Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a
machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to
9. Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of
Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way
your request has been handled please contact us.
10. Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of a
supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
11. Right to withdraw consent – you have the right withdraw any given consent for
Processing of your Personal Data.

Data we gather

The information you have provided us with

This might be your e-mail address, name, billing address, home address etc – mainly
information that is necessary for delivering you a product/service or to enhance your customer
experience with us. We save the information you provide us with in order for you to comment or
perform other activities on the website. This information includes, for example, your name and
e-mail address.

The information automatically collected about you
This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For
example, your shopping cart information, your IP address, your shopping history (if there is any)
etc. This information is used to improve your customer experience. When you use our services
or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.

The information from our partners
We gather information from our trusted partners with confirmation that they have legal grounds
to share that information with us. This is either information you have provided them directly with
or that they have gathered about you on other legal grounds. See the list of our partners below.

Publicly available information
We might gather information about you that is publicly available.

How we use your Personal Data

We use your Personal Data in order to:

● provide our service to you. This includes, for example, registering your account;
providing you with other products and services that you have requested; providing you
with promotional items at your request and communicating with you in relation to those
products and services; communicating and interacting with you, and notifying you of
changes to any services.
● enhance your customer experience;
● fulfil an obligation under law or contract;

We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.
On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your
Personal Data for the following purposes:

● to identify you;
● to provide you with a service or to send/offer you a product;
● to communicate either for sales or invoicing;
On the ground of legitimate interest, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
● to send you personalised offers* (from us and/or our carefully selected partners);
● to administer and analyse our client base (purchasing behaviour and history) in order to
improve the quality, variety, and availability of products/ services offered/provided;
● to conduct questionnaires concerning client satisfaction;
As long as you have not informed us otherwise, we consider offering you products/services that
are similar or same to your purchasing history/browsing behaviour to be our legitimate interest.
With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
● to send you newsletters and campaign offers (from us and/or our carefully selected
● for other purposes we have asked your consent for;

We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfil obligation rising from the law and/or use your
Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymise Personal Data
gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when
it is anonymised. We save your billing information and other information gathered about you for
as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from the law, but not
longer than 5 years.
We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here but
are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will
ensure that:

● the link between purposes, context and nature of Personal Data is suitable for further
● the further Processing would not harm your interests and
● there would be an appropriate safeguard for Processing.

We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.
Who else can access your Personal Data
We do not share your Personal Data with strangers. Personal Data about you is in some cases
provided to our trusted partners in order to either make providing the service to you possible or
to enhance your customer experience. We share your data with:

Our processing partners:

● MailChimp CRM System (you can find their individual privacy policy here: MailChimp Privacy Policy)


Our business partners:

● Amazon Affiliates (you can find their individual privacy policy here: Amazon Privacy Notice)

● Google Adsense (you can find their individual privacy policy here: Google Services Privacy & Terms)

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.


Connected third parties:

● Currently no third party connections


We only work with Processing partners who are able to ensure an adequate level of protection
to your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when
we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you
have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.

How we secure your data

We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and
transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymising were suitable.
We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.

  • Site Protection; WP Cerber Security & Antispam (WP Cerber Security individual Privacy Policy)

Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we
promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat
to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches
and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

If you have an account with us, note that you have to keep your username and password secret.

We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target
children with our services.

Cookies and other technologies we use
We use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyse customer behaviour, administer the
website, track users’ movements, and to collect information about users. This is done in order to
personalise and enhance your experience with us.

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to
help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control
your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain

We use cookies for the following purposes:

● Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some
important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies don’t collect any
personal information.
● Functionality cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service
more convenient and makes providing more personalised features possible. For
example, they might remember your name and e-mail in comment forms so you don’t
have to re-enter this information next time when commenting.
● Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our
website and services
● Advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are relevant
to you and to your interests. In addition, they are used to limit the number of times you
see an advertisement. They are usually placed on the website by advertising networks
with the website operator’s permission. These cookies remember that you have visited a
website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.
Often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the
other organisation.

You can remove cookies stored on your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you
can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as or For more information about cookies, visit

We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. Google has their own Privacy Policy
which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the
Google Analytics opt-out page.

Contact Information

A Happy Home In Holland
Samantha Franklin (Blog Owner & Editor)
Zilverschoon 12
Kampen, 8265HA
The Netherlands


Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy.
Last modification was made on 19/10/2019