Privacy statement is a website of :
Congress Company, Congress Company Academy and Congress Company Reiziger, hereinafter Congress Company.
Congress Company attaches considerable value to the careful processing of personal details. This privacy statement describes how we process and protect your personal details, including those on the website and in the registration and abstract systems. Amendments to our privacy policy will be announced via our website and, if amendments are far reaching, will also be notified to you. 
Congress Company is established in ‘s-Hertogenbosch and in Utrecht. We act as contractor, operating subject to the Processing Agreement entered into with the client and as a responsible party for processing your personal details according to the General Date Protection Regulations (GDPR). 
Congress Company is a conference agency (PCO) that organises conferences and congresses on behalf of third parties, and is responsible for membership administration. The files in which your personal details are stored and processed remain the property of the client. 

Personal details

Congress Company can process your personal details as you have made use of the services of Congress Company. We receive your personal details, among others from you, on the basis of your request for information, registration with us for a conference, training or for a service supplied by or via us. 
Congress Company is authorised to process the following of your personal details:
  • Name
  • Address
  • Title
  • Institute
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • BIG number (individual health care professional) (for processing of points in GAIA)
  • BSN (citizen service number) (for speakers who receive payment for income tax turn purposes)
  • Date of birth 
Congress Company will not store your personal details for any longer than strictly necessary to satisfy the purposes for which your personal details were collected or used. 

Mapping out website visits

General visitor details are recorded on the website, including the IP address of your computer and the time of the request and the details sent by your browser. These details are used for visitor analysis and click behaviour analysis on our website. Congress Company uses this information to improve the functioning of its website. These details are anonymised as far as possible and are not issued to third parties. 

Google Analytics

Congress Company is able to make use of Google Analytics to record how you make use of the website and to assess the effectiveness of Adwords advertisements of Congress Company on Google search engine pages. The information obtained in this way, together with your IP address, is stored by Google on servers in the United States. Please read the privacy policy of Google for more information. Google uses this information to record how our website is used, to issue reports to Congress Company about the website and to offer its advertisers information about the effectiveness of their campaigns. Google can pass on this information to third parties if Google is required to do so by law, or in as much as these third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Congress Company has no influence over these activities. Congress Company has not given Google permission to make use of Analytics information obtained via Congress Company for other Google services.


Social media buttons

We make use of social media buttons on some of our websites, for example for Twitter and Facebook. Via these buttons, you can share information or recommend the website to others. Via the social media buttons, cookies are installed by third parties. These cookies can optimise your ease of use but also monitor your surf behaviour.


This website makes use of cookies to increase the online ease of use and to determine how visitors use the website. On that basis we can improve the quality of our services. 

Your rights

You have the right to examine, correct or delete your personal details. You can submit a request for access, correction or deletion to
To guarantee the identity of the applicant, please send a copy of your passport. Read here how you can make and send a copy securely. Congress Company will respond to your request as quickly as possible, but certainly within four weeks.

Submitting complaints

If in your opinion Congress Company has responded inadequately, you can submit a complaint to the Personal Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens). Please find all necessary information at the website


Congress Company takes the protection of your data seriously, and takes all appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted publication and unauthorised alteration. The website of Congress Company uses a reliable SSL certificate to guarantee that your personal details are safeguarded. If you have the impression that your details are not satisfactorily secured, or if there are indications of misuse, or if you require further information about the security of personal details collected by Congress Company, please contact Congress Company via

Contact information Congress Company

Visitors’ address:
Utopialaan 49
Building A, 2nd floor, room 2.12
5232 CD ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Correspondence address:
P.O. Box 2428
5202 CK ‘s-Hertogenbosch
The Netherlands
Registration number trade register Chamber of Commerce: 
Congress Company: 17196993
Congress Company Academy: 59593725
Telephone: +31 (0) 88 – 700 3500