The Zeeuws Museum’s mission is to connect new generations with Zeeland's heritage. The Zeeuws Museum paints a rich picture of Zeeland’s history and culture. Historical developments in various fields such as work, leisure, faith, science and art come to life in our collection.

This privacy statement explains how we process your personal data.

Personal data is information that can identify you as an individual. In some cases, we share your data with other organisations or companies. In these cases, we process your data carefully and securely, adhering to the EU law that governs data protection, the General Data Protection Regulation. This means that:

  • we clearly state for which purposes we process your personal data. We do that via this privacy policy;
  • we restrict the collection of personal data to only those items required for the purposes for which they are processed;
  • we explicitly as your permission to process your personal data in instances where your permission is required;
  • we do not pass on your personal data to third parties, unless that is necessary to provide the requested service or we are legally obliged to;
  • when we share your personal data, we make agreements with the third parties to ensure that your personal data is not used for other purposes;
  • we take appropriate measures to protect your personal data and demand the same of third parties who process your personal data on our behalf;
  • we respect your right to view, correct and/or delete your personal data.

In this privacy policy, we provide more information on the sort of personal data we collect and why we do so, how we protect it and how long we store it. You can also read more about your rights and how to contact us. We want to explain this as clearly and simply as possible.

If you have questions or comments relating to this privacy policy, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@zeeuwsmuseum.nl.

Which personal data do we process?
When you visit our museum, lend or donate to the collection or purchase products, you provide us with certain data. Depending on your relationship with the Zeeuws Museum and the purpose for which the data is required, the data we process may include the following:

  • Name and address (possibly CV)
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • IBAN
  • Photos
  • Data about donations and gifts to the collection
  • Technical data such as IP address

For which purposes does the Zeeuws Museum process your personal date?

We process only the data necessary for the purposes set out below, in line with legal requirements. If we already have personal data in our possession, it will be used for the same purposes.

On the basis of consent

When necessary, we will request your consent, for example to send you our monthly newsletter or to send you marketing materials via email. You can always withdraw your consent at any time via a link in the email or newsletter. We make use of cookies when you visit our website. You can control this via the settings.

Necessary to carry out an agreement

For example, to allow you to order items from our websites and to make use of all the functionality and services on the websites or to process donations or loans and to provide the associated services.

Necessary to safeguard the interests of the Zeeuws Museum

For example, CCVT for the protection of the collection.  

Necessary to meet a legal requirement

We may process your personal data in order to comply with legislation or requests from government departments or other public institutions.

When we work with other companies to carry out our services, we strike an agreement that ensures that your data is protected to the same level.


There is always the possibility that we are forced to provide personal data to authorities or other third parties. For example, if this is necessary in connection with a legal obligation.

If there are changes with regard to the use of your personal data, we will inform you about this and ask for permission when necessary.

How long is your personal data stored?

Data that we process is not stored for longer than is necessary or to comply with a legal requirement.

Viewing, modifying or deleting data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent for data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data and you are entitled to data transferability.


You may make a request to access, correct, delete or transfer of your personal data or request withdrawal of your consent or object to the processing of your personal data via info@zeeuwsmuseum.nl.

To prevent abuse, when making a request to view your data, we request that you send a copy of a valid proof of identity. Do not forget to mask your citizen service number (BSN) and your photo on the copy.

In addition, you always have the option to file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority. You can do this via the following link: https://autoriteit Individual data.nl/nl/contact-with-de-autoriteit- Individual data/tip-ons.


Changes to this privacy statement

We may make changes to this privacy statement (2019) from time to time. Any changes will be published on our website. It is therefore advisable to check this privacy policy regularly so that you are aware of any changes to it. We will never use your personal data for other purposes without your consent.