Privacy Statement

The Amsterdam Economic Board works together with companies, knowledge institutions and governments on a green, smart and healthy future for the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

For our services, such as on this website, we depend on the collection of some personal data. We are always keen to protect your privacy and comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

General data

The Amsterdam Economic Board keeps general data of all visitors to the website via Google Analytics and Matomo, such as about the most requested pages of the website or our services. The purpose of this is to optimise our website – and thus our services. Your identity as a visitor is not important to us for these numerical data and totals. We do not store this data for longer than necessary, for a maximum of two years.

Personal information

By signing up for an event or the Amsterdam Economic Board’s newsletter (in Dutch), you give permission to register your data in a database. We do this together with third parties: Zoho CRM, MailChimp and Eventbrite. Your data will be used for the normal business purposes of the Amsterdam Economic Board. We will keep you informed about our activities, so that you can join our initiatives and programmes. We use all requested data to be able to send you targeted information. Our e-mails are provided with an opt-out in accordance with the Telecommunications Act. With this link you can unsubscribe from messages by e-mail. The Amsterdam Economic Board does not sell your personal information to third parties.

Jobs and applications

When you respond to a vacancy, we only use your personal data to contact you by telephone and e-mail. We do not store your data for longer than four weeks. If you give permission to keep your data for longer – for example because a suitable job may become available at a later date – we apply a retention period of a maximum of one year after the application process has ended.


Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer by your browser. The cookies we use are necessary for the technical operation of the website and your ease of use. For example, they remember your preferences and ensure that the website works properly. We can also optimize our website with this.

When you visit the website of the Amsterdam Economic Board you will be asked if you want to enable cookies. Click ‘Alle cookies toestaan’ (enable all cookies) or select the type of cookies you want to enable by checking the right boxes. Go to ‘Details tonen’ to read more information.

Do you want to adjust your cookies? Then click on our Cookie Policy. Here, you can change your cookie settings or deny all cookies.

Change and delete data

You can decide at any time to view, correct or delete your personal data at the Amsterdam Economic Board. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to the data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by the Amsterdam Economic Board. In addition, you have the right to data portability. You can submit a request to have us send you any personal data of yours that we have in a computer file to you or to another organisation of your choice.

Please send your request for access, correction, deletion, transfer of your personal data, your request to withdraw your consent or your objection to the processing of your personal data to

We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but within four weeks.

Complaints procedure

The Amsterdam Economic Board takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorised modification. Do you feel that your data is not properly secured or that there are indications of misuse? Please contact Andrea Joosse.

Do you have a complaint about the way we handle your personal data? And you can’t figure it out with us? You have the option to submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority via this link (in Dutch).