Privacy Statement

May 20, 2020, Privacy Statement HESTHER VAN DOORNUM | ARTIST | ART-STORE

I, Hesther van Doornum, am a visual artist, based in Vlijmen, Meliepark 18, zip code 5251EL and am responsible for the processing of your personal data.
Your privacy is very important to me. I would therefore like to inform you via this Privacy Statement about the way in which I deal with collecting of personal data.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet, smartphone or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are often used to make websites work more efficiently.

I use functional cookies that are necessary for the site to function; for example, to enable to place items in the shopping basket, and others help to improve your experience and that of others by analysing how the site is used.

I also use cookies that store information; which paintings you have viewed and added to your shopping basket. This information may be used to tailor advertisements on other sites.

I use Google Analytics to keep track of how many art lovers use my website and which pages are visited. This gives me insight into the use of the website. The IP address is anonymous. This means that I cannot trace a website visit back to a person. I have not given Google permission to use analysis information obtained through my website for other Google services.

Disable cookies

By default, most browsers are set to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features and services, on our and other websites, may not function properly if cookies are disabled in your browser.

Use of personal data

I process the following personal data because you use my website, my services and / or because you provide these data to me yourself:

  • Name, address and telephone number (when filling in the order form)
  • E-mail address (when filling in the order form)
  • Other personal data that you actively provide, in correspondence and/or by telephone for the execution of an order.

I use your data for the following purposes:

  • To process and ship an order
  • To communicate with you about an assignment to be carried out (customized)
  • To inform you about (changes in) my offer

Retention of data

I do not retain personal data longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data is collected or required by law.

There is one exception: I am legally obliged to keep records, including invoices with address details, for seven years.

Sharing data

I will handle your personal data confidentially. Data will explicitly not be provided to third parties, other than third parties directly involved in the execution of the assignment between you and me, or unless a legal provision obliges us to do so.

Data will be shared:

In order to guarantee that payment can be made, my payment providers have access to your personal data.
In order to be able to deliver the paintings to your home or to the address provided and to process any returns, I share your personal data with a courier.

Reference to third parties:

On my website I use links and buttons that refer to websites of third parties. Such as the network services/social media FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. The moment a visitor clicks on such a link or button, he leaves this website and the cookie use of the third party applies. This privacy statement does not apply to third party websites that are linked to this website by means of links.

View, modify and delete data

I offer all visitors the opportunity to view, change, or delete any personal information currently provided to us. If you would like to change your information or have yourself removed from my file, please contact me: [email protected]. I will respond to your request as soon as possible, but within one week at the latest.


I take the protection of your data seriously and take appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorised modification. My website uses a reliable SSL Certificate to ensure that your personal information does not fall into the wrong hands. If you have any questions, remarks, complaints, (suspected) data breaches, ideas, additions, complaints about privacy protection or other questions about this, you can address them directly to [email protected].

Customer rights

I would like to draw your attention to the right to file a complaint with the Personal Data Authority. I would appreciate it if you would first send me your complaint: [email protected].

Changes to statement

I have the right to modify this privacy statement. It is therefore advisable to consult this privacy statement regularly so that you are kept informed of these changes. The most current version can always be consulted via the website.

Ik hoor graag van je!

Hesther van Doornum

I’d love to hear from you!

Hesther van Doornum