Cookies is part of vb&t Makelaars. This privacy and cookie statement was last updated on 22 July 2021.

At vb&t Estate Agents we process various personal data. Through this privacy and cookie statement we inform you about what we do with your personal data.

Our privacy and cookie statement in brief. When processing data, we adhere to privacy laws.

This means, among other things, that we:

  • Make clear our purposes before processing your personal data, through this privacy and cookie statement.

  • Save as little personal data as possible and only the data necessary for our purposes.

  • Explicitly seek consent for the processing of your personal data, should consent be required.

  • Take necessary security measures to protect your personal data. We also impose these obligations on parties processing personal data for us.

  • Please respect your rights, such as your right to access, amend or delete personal data.

For what purposes do we use your personal data?

When you use our website and services, we obtain different types of personal data. For each purpose, we indicate which data we obtain from you, its basis and its retention period.


When you send an e-mail or chat message, call us or contact us in another way, you are accepting our offer to engage with us (performance of the agreement). For this purpose, we process the following personal data:

  • First and Last name

  • E-mail address

  • Eventual information you enter yourself as the content of a message

  • Telephone number

  • Postal code

We will keep your information for as long as necessary for this contact or for up to 2 years after we last had contact with you. We do this to better serve you if you contact us again.


Through our website you can sign up for our digital newsletter, which we mail at most once a month. In this newsletter, you will read housing offers, news and articles. We will only send you a newsletter with your permission. We will keep your e-mail address for sending the newsletter until you unsubscribe. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of the newsletter.


Have you responded to one of our vacancies or submitted an unsolicited application? If so, we process personal data about you in order to process your application, and in preparation for the possible conclusion of an employment contract. For this purpose, we process the following data:

  • Name

  • Address details

  • Contact details

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Motivation letter.

We will keep your application details for up to 8 weeks after the position has been filled. We keep this data so that we can contact you in case the position becomes vacant again within the probationary period. If we cannot offer you a position at this time, we may - with your consent - keep the application data for an additional year. You can withdraw your consent at any time by sending us an e-mail. If you join us, we will keep your application data in your personnel file. This file is kept for as long as this is necessary and, in respect of application data, for up to 2 years after leaving employment.

When may we share your personal data with third parties?

vb&t Estate Agents will only share your personal data with third parties where this is permitted under current legislation. We may provide your personal data to third parties because:

  • we have engaged them to process certain personal data.

  • that is necessary to perform the agreement with you.

  • you consent to this.

  • we have a legitimate interest in doing so.

  • we are required to do so by law (for example, if the police demand it in the case of suspected crime).

The parties that process personal data on our or your behalf are:

  • IT suppliers and service providers

  • Software providers

  • Payment Service Providers

  • Hosting Party

  • Cookie providers

Social media

Our website includes social media buttons from Instagram, Facebook, Youtube and LinkedIn.

Using these buttons, you can choose to indicate your interest in our services or share our page with your network via your own social media account on the aforementioned services. This will then be visible to visitors to your personal social media website pages. If you click on a social media button, one or more cookies may be set by the relevant service for your recognition. The use of such social media websites is subject to the privacy statement of the service concerned (see links above).


On our website we use cookies from ourselves and from third parties. Cookies are information files that can be automatically stored on or read from the visitor's device (such as PC, tablet or smartphone) when visiting a website. This is done via the web browser on the device. vb&t Estate Agents uses cookies to:

  • Enable website functionalities (technical or functional cookies)

  • Analyse the use of the website and improve the website on that basis (analytical cookies/functional cookies)

  • Show personalised advertisements (tracking cookies/marketing cookies).

These cookies collect the following data from you:

  • IP address

  • Cookie ID

  • Website and click behaviour

  • Reffer URL

When you visit our website for the first time, we display a message explaining cookies (cookie banner). Here, to the extent we are required to do so, we will ask for your consent to the use of cookies.

In and out of cookies

You can set your browser to accept the storage of cookies only if you agree. For more information on this, consult your web browser's manual. Note that many websites do not work optimally if cookies are disabled.

Deleting cookies

Most cookies have an expiry date. If an expiry date is set, the cookie will be deleted automatically when the expiry date expires. You can also choose to delete cookies manually before the expiry date. Consult your browser's manual to do so.

Is your personal data protected?

vb&t Brokers takes appropriate technical and organisational measures in relation to the processing of personal data to be carried out, against loss or against any form of unlawful processing (such as unauthorised access, deterioration, alteration or disclosure of the personal data).

What privacy rights do you have?

If you have any questions or would like to know what personal data we hold about you, please feel free to contact us. The contact details are at the bottom of this document.

You have the following rights:

  • Right of inspection: you have the right to see the personal data we process about you.

  • Right of rectification: you have the right to correct or supplement the personal data we process about you if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

  • Right to object: you can object to the processing of your personal data and to direct marketing.

  • Right of deletion: you can request us to delete your personal data.

  • Right to withdraw your consent: if you have given us consent to process personal data, you can withdraw this consent at any time.

  • Right to data portability: if it is technically possible, you have the right to have the personal data we process about you transferred to a third party.

  • Right to restrict processing: in some cases, you can request us to restrict (temporarily or otherwise) the processing of your personal data.

With your request, we may ask you to identify yourself. For this purpose, we request data to ensure that you are the correct person to whom the personal data belongs.

We will in principle comply with your request within 30 days. However, this deadline may be extended for reasons related to specific privacy rights or the complexity of the request. If we extend this deadline, we will notify you in a timely manner.