Privacy Statement

By using our Web site,  you unconditionally agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. It may be amended from time to time; we therefore advise you to check it regularly. This Privacy Statement was last amended on the 1st of  March 2017.

Your privacy is extremely important to us and we ensure that the personal information you provide to us is handled carefully and confidentially.

Do you have any questions that have not been answered in this Privacy Statement? Do you have any suggestions or comments concerning the content of this Privacy Statement or the way in which we handle your personal data? If so, we will be pleased to hear from you. You can send an e-mail to

General visit data

We log general visit data relating to the use of our website. Within this context we record the IP address of your computer, your user name (if applicable), the time the information was called up and data sent by your browser. We try to anonymise this data as far as possible before using it. This data is only used to generate analyses and is not supplied to third parties.

If you complete a contact or application form on the website, the data you send us is stored for as long as necessary to respond and deal with the matter fully, depending on the type of form. If you send us an e-mail, this is included in our e-mail archive. The messages may be stored for 7 years (due to the statutory retention obligation and/or back-up procedures).


This website sets cookies on your device. A cookie is a small, simple text file that is sent together with pages of this website and is stored on the hard drive of your device (e.g. laptop or PC) by your browser. These cookies allow us to analyse your behaviour on our website and make it more user-friendly for you. If you wish, you may block the use of cookies, although this may restrict the functionality and user-friendliness of the website. You can block the use of cookies using the options in your device’s internet browser. If you use different browsers to visit our website, you will need to block the use of cookies in each of these browsers.

Google Analytics

By using Google Analytics, De Leeuw gains an insight into visits to its website. Google Analytics is a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. that uses cookies to log data on website visits, e.g. visitor numbers, popular pages and subjects, etc. This enables De Leeuw to tailor the information on the website more effectively to visitors’ needs. De Leeuw cannot see who (what computer) visits its website. Google, as the provider of the service, can, however.

Further details on Google Analytics cookies can be found on the following page. Additional information on the Terms Of Service of Google Analytics is available here (

Google Analytics cookies can be identified from their name, which starts with _utm. They are stored for a maximum of 2 years:

__utma, 2 years from set or update

__utmb, 30 minutes from set or update

__utmc, valid during the session, no longer applicable

__utmz, 6 months from set or update

__utmv, 2 years from set or update

__utmx, 2 years from set or update

Protection of personal data

We employ strict security procedures to ensure, amongst other things, that unauthorised parties do not gain access to personal data. Access to log files containing visit data and other files containing personal data is restricted by means of passwords and encryption.

Log files/IP addresses

When you visit our Web Site, we automatically log your IP address (the unique address which identifies your computer on the internet) which is automatically recognised by our web server. We use IP addresses to help us administer our Web Site and to collect broad demographic information for aggregate use. We do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information.

Non personal information

We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use or the site from which you linked to our Web Site. You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on our Web Site. We may from time to time supply the owners or operators of third party sites from which it is possible to link to our Web Site with information relating to the number of users linking to our Web Site from their sites. You cannot be identified from this information.

Where is the information stored?

Information which you submit via our Web Site is stored on a computer located in the European Economic Area. This is necessary in order to process the information and to send you any information you have requested. Not all countries outside the EEA have data protection or privacy laws. In addition, if you use our Web site while you are outside the EEA, your information may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide you with what you requested.

Please e-mail any questions, concerns or comments you have about our Privacy Policy to: