We at Duurzamejobs.nl respect your privacy and will do our best to ensure that your personal data is processed in a lawful and transparent manner.

We act in conformity with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which means that we:

  • Clearly explain to you what personal data we process.
  • Only collect personal data that is needed for our legitimate purposes.
  • Restrict the collection of personal data to a necessary minimum.
  • Implement reasonable measures to verify and maintain the accuracy of your data.
  • Observe (statutory) storage and deletion periods.
  • Take appropriate security measures to safeguard your personal data.
  • Acknowledge and honour your rights in relation to personal data.

This privacy statement describes what personal data we process of the visitors of the website 
“Meaningful Jobs” and www.DuurzameJobs.nl.

You are not legally or contractually required to provide your personal data to us. We strive to minimize the processing of personal data to an absolute minimum. However, we may not be able to process your order or deliver our services when you won’t provide us with your personal data.

About us

DuurzameJobs.nl, a private limited company (Besloten Vennootschap) headquartered in Rotterdam, operating under the trade name of Verum Artes Professional Staffing B.V., registered in the register of the Chamber of Commerce under number 80496717 and is mainly responsible for the processing of your personal data.

Duurzamejobs.nl is located at:

Rotterdam Building
Aert van Nesstraat 45
3012 CA Rotterdam

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the way we handle your personal data, you can always contact us:

By e-mail:  info@duurzamejobs.nl
Or you can just write us a letter to the address mentioned above.

Which types of personal information do we gather and for what purpose?


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We like to show recommendations on the websites of satisfied users of Duurzamejobs.nl. We may ask to post your recommendation (with your name and picture) on our Job Boards’ website. We will show your review on the websites until we decide to remove it from the website. We will also delete your recommendation upon your request.

A user-friendly website, analyzing the website

When you visit this website, cookies are set by us or a third party. We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Cookies also help us to understand how our website is being used. We could have a legitimate interest in analyzing and improving the website, but we also process the information we obtain through cookies, based on your consent or the execution of a contract. Please read the “Cookies policy” on the website where we explain which cookies we use, why we do this and when they expire. We collect general visitor data, such as the type of device you use, the browser and the way you use our website. We use a couple of cookies that process personal data, such as your IP Address.


If you contact us we will process the data we have received from you, so we can respond to your message. Once we have addressed your inquiry, request, or complaint, your personal data will be removed.

Social media buttons and third party websites

We have added social media buttons from Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and Reddit a to this website. If you click on one of these buttons on the website, cookies can be placed on your device. This privacy and cookie policy does not apply to third party websites and links.

We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these third parties. We cannot guarantee that these third parties will handle your data in a secure manner. You can read how these social media platforms handle your privacy in their privacy statements:

How we collect your personal data

We collect your data in a variety of ways. In most cases we will collect personal data directly, for example when you have created an account on Duurzamejobs.nl, applied to a vacancy or filled in a form on one of our websites. We may collect personal data when you visit our website (general visitor data). From time to time, we may collect generally known data from publicly available sources if we have a legitimate interest, such as a commercial purpose (to be able to contact you on LinkedIn, for example).

Storage period of your personal data

You can delete your account at any time. After you have deleted your account, the stored data will be anonymized. Backups are created on a daily basis; the stored data is kept for another six months.

Your personal data will be deleted or made anonymous when the data is no longer needed for the processing purposes as mentioned in this privacy statement, unless there’s a legal or contractual obligation that requires longer storage and taking into account any limitation periods.

Sharing personal data with third parties

We do sell data to third parties, but we may also share data. For example, we may transfer data to third parties if this would be necessary for the executing of our contract, to our processors, if we are obliged to do so, for example by a court order or court ruling, if we have a legitimate interest in doing so or if you have given your express consent.

We may share your personal data with the following parties, including our processors:

  • Web hosting
  • IT- suppliers and service providers
    (such as suppliers of the SaaS recruitment software)
  • Brevo
  • Google Analytics
  • Cookie suppliers
  • Accountant
  • Mailservers
  • Phone service providers
  • Employers, if you apply to a vacancy

Duurzamejobs.nl has signed (data processing) agreements with (sub) processors. Any agreement stipulates that your data will only be used for the intended purpose or the intended contract and that your data will be destroyed by the (sub) processor after the agreement has ended. Your personal data may be transferred or stored outside the EU. We only do this if there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of your personal data. A model contract with additional safeguards, for example, such as this model contract approved by the European Commission. If possible, we use (sub) processors located within the EEA.

Candidates who register an account or submit an application for a job opening on DuurzameJobs.nl

We may collect the following information from candidates who create an account or apply to a vacancy:

  • Name and address
  • Date and place of birth
  • Gender and age
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Password
  • Occupation and role
  • Present employment
  • A short description about yourself
  • Cover letter
  • If you’re considering relocating for your dream job
  • Desired salary
  • Curriculum vitae and any details contained herein
  • Academic background
  • Profile picture
  • Availability

To register as a candidate, you need to provide your name and email address. You have the freedom to choose the additional information to include in your account. We securely store your email address and password for your convenience during future logins.

You can also log in to your Duurzamejobs.nl account using LinkedIn. LinkedIn will authenticate you and share your name, email address and profile picture with Duurzamejobs.nl. You have the option to disable the connection between Duurzamejobs.nl and LinkedIn at any time.

It’s valuable to be aware that LinkedIn has the capability to set cookies on your device when you log in with your LinkedIn profile. Please read the privacy policy and cookie table of LinkedIn carefully if you use LinkedIn to log in to your Duurzamejobs.nl account.

Have you come across an excellent job opportunity on Duurzamejobs.nl and wish to submit an application?

We will probably ask you to upload or fill in your name, email address, telephone number, cover letter and resume. We store this information. In some cases you will be redirected to the employer’s website in order to apply to the vacancy. If this is the case, we will not store any additional data that you supply.

We process your data so that you can create an account (and we can verify it), respond to vacancies, to help you with any questions or requests you may have and in general to be able to contact you if this would be relevant for the performance of our services. As a registered user you may opt to receive job alerts by email. We will process your data in order to send job alerts by email.

Please note that we will forward your details to the relevant employer when you apply to a vacancy. If you want to request the employer to delete or modify your application, you must make such a request directly to the employer.

Occasionally, we receive messages through our social media channels. We will handle your data to address your message, ensuring its removal once your inquiry or request has been resolved.

Employers who create an account

We may collect the following information from Employers who create an account:

  • Name and address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Profile picture
  • Job position
  • Password
  • Details of the company you work for / represent
  • Billing information
  • Our correspondence

To create an account as an employer you will need to fill in your name, company name, email address and telephone number. It is then entirely up to you which information you include in your account. If you want to purchase one of our paid Job or CV packages, we will process your email address to contact you about your request. To be able to process your order, we use the email address and billing address you have provided us with.

In most cases we process the personal data of employers because this is necessary for executing a contract. We need some information in order to enter into an agreement with you and to be able to execute it. 

We also use your information to maintain our business relationship, for example to inform you about (changes in) our services, to send an invoice, to respond to a request, question or complaint, or to contact you with an offer. 

We will send you an email when your vacancy is about to expire. Lastly, we process data in order to comply with our legal obligations (such as the legal retention of administrative data).

Website visitors, other
We may gather the following details from visitors of our websites:

  • E-mail address
  • Name
  • General visitor data when you browse on our websites (the IP Address, for example)
  • Information you share when you contact us
  • Your recommendation (with or without a picture)

Security protocols

Duurzamejobs.nl has implemented a variety of technical and organisational security protocols to prevent unauthorised access of your personal data. However, we cannot guarantee that the way you provide your information online is secure due to the specific characteristics of the internet. We regularly evaluate and update our security protocols.

We have taken the following measures to protect the safety of your data:

  • Physical security measures
  • Access to personal data is protected with a username and password
  • Anti-virus software and regular software updates
  • Regular backups
  • Secure connections (Transport Layer Security, before SSL)
  • Local data storage 

Your rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have a number of important rights that you can exercise:

  • The right to data portability. This right gives you a higher degree of control over your own personal data. You have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable and interoperable format so that it can be transmitted to a different party, if this is possible. You can download the data in your account.
  • The right of access to your personal data. This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to verify if we process your personal data in a lawful manner.
  • The right of rectification and erasure of your personal data. You can request us to rectify your (incorrect) personal data or have it removed. You can delete or change your personal data in your account.
  • The right to restrict the processing of your personal data. In some cases you have the right to limit the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to object against the processing of your personal data. You can request that we no longer use your personal data. If you object to the use of your personal data for commercial purposes, we will always respect this.
  • The right to withdraw consent at any time. When you have given your permission to process your personal data, you can withdraw your consent whenever you want. However, we would like to point out that withdrawing your consent is not retroactive.

To exercise your rights, please reach out to us either via email at
info@duurzamejobs.nl or in writing. For those who have registered as candidates or employers, you can easily manage and/or delete your data using the “User Privacy” feature. Furthermore, you have the ability to download your data or make adjustments directly within your account.

File a complaint

If you have any complaints or questions about this privacy statement or the way we process your data, please feel free to reach out to us via email at info@duurzamejobs.nl. You can also file a complaint against Duurzamejobs.nl regarding the processing of your personal data with the Dutch Data Protection Authority (click here).

Changes to this privacy statement

This privacy statement was last updated on July 1, 2024. We reserve the right to change or modify our privacy statement at any time.