Privacy Policy

In our privacy policy, you will find important information about the processing of personal data when using the services of Competify and our website. We recommend carefully reading the information below.

How we handle Personal Data?

We respect the privacy of our customers, employees, and all other individuals whose personal data we process, such as website visitors. Therefore, we strive to handle personal data carefully in accordance with applicable privacy rules, especially the General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR). By personal data, we mean personal data as defined in Article 4(1) of the GDPR. When we process personal data, it means, for example, that we:

  • Clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data;
  • Process your personal data solely based on the grounds mentioned in Art.6 of the GDPR, namely: Legal obligation, obtained consent from you, legitimate interest;
  • Limit the collection of personal data to only the data necessary for the purposes for which they are processed;
  • Do not disclose your data to third parties unless necessary to provide the requested service or when we are legally obligated to do so;
  • When we do share your data, make agreements with third parties to ensure they are not used for other purposes;
  • Implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and require the same from parties processing personal data on our behalf;

Actively practice data minimization and promptly delete data of applicants and prospects, for example, from our systems.

We process the following data

  • Contact information (name, address, email address, and phone number);
  • Data collected by Google Analytics about your browsing behavior, internet browser, device type, etc. (more information is provided in our Cookie Policy);
  • Other personal data that you actively provide to us, for example, through messages.


We use your data for the following purposes:

  • To perform our services;
  • For recruitment purposes;
  • To improve our website and services;
  • To comply with our legal obligations, for example, because we have a tax processing obligation;
  • To contact you for statistical research or customer satisfaction surveys or to send you our newsletter;
  • To assist you with any questions or complaints about our services.

There is no automated decision-making. We cannot provide the service to you if you refuse to provide us with the necessary personal data based on contractual and/or legal purposes.

How long do we retain your data?

We do not retain your data longer than necessary for the purposes for which your data are processed. When we no longer need your personal data for our services, we will delete this data. Only if and to the extent that we are legally obligated to retain personal data, such as for compliance with our legal obligations and/or for the Tax Authorities, a retention period of 7 years applies.

Your rights

If your personal data are processed by us, you have the right to:

  • Access these personal data;
  • Modify these personal data;
  • Delete these personal data;
  • Correct these personal data;
  • Withdraw your consent for the processing of personal data;
  • Restrict the processing of your personal data;
  • Object to the processing of your personal data;
  • Exercise the right to data portability.

You can submit the above requests at any time by sending an email to We will inform you about the outcome of your request as soon as possible, but no later than within 4 weeks. To ensure that we provide the relevant personal data to the correct person based on your request, we may ask you to provide a copy of a valid passport, driver's license, or identity document with a blurred passport photo and social security number for verification. We only process requests regarding your own personal data.

Transfer to non-EU countries

If and to the extent that data is transferred by us to certain countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA), these are countries where the European Commission has determined that personal data are adequately protected.Therefore, for the transfer of data to countries outside the EEA, we comply with the legal frameworks with a level of protection equivalent to EU legislation.

Filing a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority

If you have concerns or worries about the way we handle your personal data, including how we have processed your personal data, you can report this to the national supervisory authority, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens).This can be done through the following link.