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Pickwick Club IWC Rotterdam PRIVACY POLICY version 21 March 2019

What this privacy notice covers

Pickwick Club International Women’s Club Rotterdam (Pickwick) is responsible for the processing of personal data as shown in this privacy and cookie statement and is committed to protecting your personal information. In this notice, references to ‘we’ or ‘us’ means Pickwick. This notice explains how we collect and use the personal information about you.

Who we are

Pickwick is registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (“Kamer van Koophandel”)  The registered club number is 40341579.

The aim of Pickwick is to bring together British women, of all ages, living in the Netherlands. We also welcome members of other nationalities who would like to join a club with a distinctly ‘British flavour’.

Pickwick operates the website (the “Website”).

Contact details

Promotions and Membership Secretary contactable at

Information we collect

When you become a member of Pickwick you will give us information. This includes your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, nationality and possibly your date of birth, interests and affinity with Great Britain.

Why we collect this information

Pickwick uses this information in order to collect membership fees and to keep members informed of Pickwick activities and to provide information about living in the Netherlands as an ex pat.

How long we store personal data

Pickwick does not store your personal data longer than is strictly necessary to realize the purposes for which your data is collected.

Newsletters may be kept indefinitely as archival material to provide a historical record of the club.

Sharing personal data with third parties

Pickwick does not provide your personal data to third parties, unless this is necessary to comply with a legal obligation.

Use of Cookies

Pickwick only uses technical, functional and analytical cookies that do not infringe your privacy.

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. The cookies we use are necessary for the technical operation of the website and your ease of use. They ensure that the website works properly and remember, for example, your preferences. We can also optimize our website with this.

You can opt out of cookies by setting your internet browser so that it does not store cookies anymore. In addition, you can also delete all information previously saved via the settings of your browser.

View, modify or delete data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data and to withdraw your consent to data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by Pickwick.

You can send a request for inspection, correction, deletion of your personal data or request for cancellation of your consent or objection to the processing of your personal data to the Membership Secretary at

How we protect personal data

Pickwick takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification.

These measures include security software, such as a virus scanner and firewall and the SSL certification of the website. You can see this at the address bar ‘https’ and the padlock in the address bar.

Where we have given you a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Changes to this notice and the way we treat personal information

We may update the terms of this privacy notice at any time, so please do check it from time to time.

We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address you have provided to us or by placing a prominent notice on our Website. By continuing to use our Website you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.

This Privacy Notice was last updated 21032019.