Privacy Policy

Who we are

Expatax B.V. is a limited company registered in the Netherlands who carry out tax and accounting services and are certified by the Register Belastingadviseurs. This privacy policy pertains to our website expatax.nl and information, cookies and analytics collected on it. 

For further information about the polices in place on our services, please refer to our terms and conditions.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

At Expatax, we take your privacy very seriously and only use personal information shared with us to provide the services you have requested from us, detailed in our letter of engagement or service agreement. 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on Expatax’s blog, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. Review the Gravatar service privacy policy for more information. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

Any information you provide via our contact forms is treated as confidential and will never be shared outside of our organisation unless we get your express permission to do so first. We never pass on email adresses to third parties.

Depending on which of our services you enlist us for, our work may require us to pass certain information to our third-party service providers, sub contractors or other organisations such as the tax authorities, for the purpose of completing the task you hire Expatax for. We disclose only the information that is absolutely necessary and only to trusted organisations that will not use or disclose it for marketing purposes.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

 Expatax uses Google Analytics to analyse information about how visitors use our website so that we can make improvements and give visitors a better experience.Google Analytics is a third-party information storage system that records information about the pages you visit, the length of time you were on specific pages and the website in general, how you arrived at the site and what you clicked on when you were there. These cookies do not store any personal information about you eg name, address etc and we do not share the data. You can view Google’s privacy policy for information on how they treat your information.

Who we share your data with

We never share any details of our clients with third parties witout their express permission. Expatax will only use personal information shared with us to provide the services you have requested from us, detailed in our letter of engagement or service agreement. 


Depending on which of our services you enlist us for, our work may require us to pass certain information to our third-party service providers, sub contractors or other organisations such as the tax authorities, for the purpose of completing the task you hire Expatax for. We disclose only the information that is absolutely necessary and only to trusted organisations that will not use or disclose it for marketing purposes.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

For further information on how we treat your data, please refer to our terms and conditions (LINK).

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

By hiring Expatax, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.