Privacy Statement

SocialBeards, located in the Netherlands, is responsible for the processing of personal data as shown in this privacy statement.

SocialBeards considers careful processing of personal data to be of the utmost importance. Personal data is processed and secured with care. In processing, we comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"). This Privacy Statement sets out how we collect and use your data in accordance with the GDPR.

In this Privacy Statement, we explain what personal data we collect and use, and for what purposes we do so. We recommend that you read this Privacy Statement carefully. This Privacy Statement applies to our website, and related websites and services.

This Privacy Statement was last modified on: 24/04/2023.

Use of personal data

If you use websites and related services offered by SocialBeards, you may share personal data with us. We collect and use personal data that you or your company share with us directly. We will not use the personal data for purposes other than those described in this statement, unless you have given prior consent.

Types of data collected

When you use our services, we may collect the following data:

  • First and last name
  • Address information
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • IP address
  • Other personal data that you actively provide, for example by creating a profile on this website, in correspondence, and by phone
  • Data about your activities on our website
  • Data about your browsing behavior across different websites (for example, because this company is part of an advertising network)
  • Internet browser and device type
  • Bank account number

Grounds for processing

In general, we process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Processing your payment
  • Sending our newsletter and/or advertising brochure
  • Being able to call or email you if necessary to provide our services
  • Informing you about changes to our services and products
  • SocialBeards analyzes your behavior on the website to improve the website and tailor the range of products and services to your preferences.
  • SocialBeards also processes personal data when we are legally obliged to do so, such as data we need for our tax returns.

We collect your personal data based on legitimate interests or your consent, which you can withdraw at any time.

Retention of personal data

We keep your personal data for as long as necessary to achieve the purposes of this Privacy Statement. In general, we retain personal data of our website visitors for 12 months.

Your rights

You have the right to access the information we process. If you want, you can contact us directly. We will make sure to provide you with a copy of the data we process about you. We may need to verify your identity to comply with your request. If you believe that the information provided that we process about you is incorrect, you can contact us to update your information. You also have the right to object to the processing of your data. If you want us to delete your information, you can inform us at any time. You can contact us at any time regarding these requests. We will always respond in a timely manner, in accordance with the GDPR. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive, you can submit your complaint to the relevant supervisory authority.

Sharing with others

We will not share your information with others without your consent, unless it is necessary for the execution of the agreement that you, or your organization, have concluded with us, or unless it is a legal obligation.

Transfer of personal data

To achieve the purposes described in this Privacy Statement, we may transfer your data outside the EEA. If this is the case, we will take appropriate measures to ensure that personal data is properly secured. For transfers to the United States, we ensure that such a U.S. party complies with the Privacy Shield. For other transfers, we may transfer your data to a country recognized by the European Commission as providing an appropriate level of protection for Personal Data.


Data that you provide may be kept for statistical analysis, including through Phoenix Analytics and/or Google Analytics. These statistics are used to optimize the Services. This allows us to see how our visitors use the website and improve it accordingly. Where possible, we will pseudonymize this data.

Note: In order to make this claim, you must anonymize your Google Analytics.


We want to provide you with relevant and personalized information in a user-friendly manner. To do this, we use various types of cookies on our websites. For example, we place cookies that are necessary for the functioning of the site. This includes the ability to comment, the operation of spam filters, video playback, and caching to make the website faster. We also use analytical cookies that do not infringe on your privacy.

In general, cookies are stored for the duration of the (browser) session. Additionally, your IP address may be stored in our web server log files when you use our Services. This is necessary to properly manage and secure our Services. We do not use your IP address to track or record your online behavior. Usually, we are not able to link your IP address to your name, address, or other identifying information unless you provide us with such information and continue to use the same IP address.

You can opt-out of cookies by adjusting your internet browser settings to no longer store cookies. Additionally, you can also delete all previously stored information through your browser settings.


We ensure that your personal data is protected against loss or unlawful processing. We have taken the following technical and organizational measures, among others:

  • Logical access control, use of passwords and possibly a second factor;
  • Encryption of data;
  • Pseudonymization of data;
  • Use of Virtual Private Servers (VPN) accessible with SSH key;
  • Transfers only over SSL;
  • Purpose-bound access restrictions;
  • Control of authorized authorizations

Third-party websites and services

Our services include activities related to providing software with which our customers can build their own professional websites. Our customers determine what kind of data they collect on or through their website. We process such data only on behalf of our customers. If you have any questions about information that our customers collect on or through their website, you can contact the organization that set up the website. Our customers determine which other services or plug-ins they use. This Privacy Statement does not apply to such other services or plug-ins, nor to third-party websites visited through links. We cannot guarantee that these third parties treat your personal data securely and reliably. We advise you to read the privacy statements of these parties.

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