Privacy statement

Privacy statement

In this privacy statement, the use of the terms ‘Web services, MarFlex, we, us’, also refer to Snijders, a sister company of MarFlex that may also process your personal information under the same conditions as described in the aforementioned privacy statement. MarFlex and Snijders are both subsidiaries of Taiko Holdings 

MarFlex values your right to privacy. This privacy statement explains how MarFlex processes any of your personal data which is related to its websites and internet services (“Web services”). We can assure you that all your personal data will be processed in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

If you intend to continuing browsing MarFlex’s Web services, you should first read this privacy statement. If you do not agree with this privacy statement, you should immediately stop accessing our Web services, as the processing is based on your consent.

Security of personal information

All appropriate technical and organisational measures have been implemented by MarFlex in order to protect your personal data against any accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss or alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, and any other unlawful forms of processing.

Furthermore, MarFlex has taken steps to ensure that we have the most appropriate level of security and measures in place to secure your personal data against any of the risks posed by the nature and use of your personal data.

Only those employees who require access to such information in order to process it on our behalf and who are contractually required to keep your personal data secure and confidential will have access to it.

Sources of information and data collection

Access to our Web services is logged for the purpose of security analysis reports and to defend against cyber-attacks. For these purposes, we only ever collect your IP address. Furthermore, IP addresses are only analysed in the event of a cyber-attack. Log-in data is promptly deleted on a regular basis.

In addition, we only collect personal data (e.g., names, telephone numbers, or e-mail addresses) that is relevant for the operation of our Web services and which has been provided to us voluntarily (e.g., through registration, contact enquiries, subscriptions, etc.). This data is only used for the purpose for which you supplied it to us, such as to answer your enquiries, sending you subscribed content, or providing access to certain information or offerings for you.

When visiting MarFlex’s Web services, certain technical and other information is automatically sent by your computer to us (e.g. IP address and the type of your browser). MarFlex uses cookies to collect information about your web service usage. Additional information on this subject can be found in the cookies section of this privacy statement.

Use of personal information

When you provide personal information to us, we may use it in order to:

  • ensure the efficient and secure use of our Web services
  • develop and improve our Web services
  • reply to your enquiries
  • provide marketing information via targeted e-mails or interpersonal communication

If you continue to use these Web services, you are giving your consent to the processing of data about you in the way and for the purposes set out above.


Our Web services may use “Cookies” (text files that are stored on your computer) to help us gain a better insight into your use of our websites. This will enable MarFlex to give you a more personal experience, both in our web services and in our communications.

How do you block and/or delete cookies

The use of cookies can be accepted or declined by changing the browser settings. Please note that most browsers accept cookies automatically. Information about how you delete cookies or change the settings for cookies can be found in your web browser instructions.

Web service analytics

MarFlex’s Web services use services such as Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web-analysis service offered by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to analyse the use that visitors make of the website. Google uses aggregated statistical information to provide MarFlex with information as to how visitors use our website. Google may only provide this information to third parties if Google has a legal obligation to do so, or to the extent that such third parties process the information on behalf of Google.

MarFlex uses Web service analytics for the purpose of evaluating usage, compiling reports on the activity for our editors, and providing other services relating to Web service activities and internet usage.

Third party links

Our Web services may link to third-party sites not controlled by MarFlex and which do not operate under MarFlex’s privacy statement. When you link to third-party sites, MarFlex’s privacy statement no longer applies. We encourage you to review each third-party site’s privacy policy before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

Retention of personal information

Your personal data is only retained for as long as it is necessary for MarFlex to provide the service that you have requested, or to which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law.

Rights in relation to your personal information

On request, and as laid down in the relevant laws and regulations, MarFlex will explain which data it has collected and processed about you. You can also ask MarFlex to update, correct, block or remove any data that MarFlex has collected about you (e.g. if the data is incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant). Furthermore, as per the relevant laws and regulations, you have the right to ask MarFlex to restrict the processing of your personal data and invoke your rights to data portability, as well as to objecting to the processing of your personal data by MarFlex. Such requests should be sent to:

MarFlex values your right to privacy and will always do its utmost to process your personal data in accordance with the current applicable laws and regulations. However, if you feel that your personal data is not being processed properly in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, please contact our Data protection Officer by sending an email to:

Furthermore, if you no longer wish to be informed about MarFlex’s promotions, offers and products, you can cancel your subscription to these communications by sending a mail to:

Updating the Privacy Statement

Any adjustments and/or changes to our Web services can lead to changes in this privacy statement. We therefore advise you to review this privacy statement for changes and or amendments on a regular basis.


The last update of this privacy statement is dated 1 May 2018.


If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement or the use of your personal data, please contact our Data protection Officer by sending an email to: