Privacy Statement


Please read the following carefully to understand our practices and views regarding your data and how we treat it. We understand the importance of keeping such information secure and in providing you with information about what we do with said information.

H2O Biofouling Solutions B.V. (hereinafter H2O BFS) with registered office at Nijverheidsweg 14A, 6662 NG Elst, The Netherlands, +31 481842299, email, website, is the entity responsible for collecting and processing personal data for the purposes indicated in this Privacy Statement.

H2O BFS undertakes to process personal data in accordance with best practices in the area of personal data security and protection, valuing its relationship with all its shareholders, employees, service providers and customers in all the activities it engages in. In this context, H2O BFS has approved this Privacy Statement with the aim of clearly, simply and transparently providing all the information on the personal data collection and processing it is responsible for, in compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 27 April 2016 (hereinafter the GDPR), on the protection of individuals in terms of data processing and the free circulation of these data in the EU, and other applicable legislations.


Personal data, inclusive of information such as name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number of a data subject shall always be processed in line with the GDPR, and by the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to H2O BFS.

Our company aims to inform the general public of the scope, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process using this declaration. Furthermore, the data subject is informed, utilising this data protection declaration, of the rights to which they are entitled.


Our website servers do not automatically recognise specific information about individual users on our websites. In addition, our servers do not automatically record information regarding a user’s e-mail address unless the user supplies it.

We collect information about users during the registration process for certain parts of our site; through their participation in certain activities, like requests for brochure / articles, contact request via the contact form, and through the use of cookies. When you request pages from our server, it automatically collects some information about your preferences, including your internet protocol (“IP”) address. We use this and to administer our websites.

H2O BFS uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps provide you with a good experience when you browse the website and also allows improvements to be made. For detailed information on the cookies used and the purposes for which they are used, please refer to H2O BFS’ Cookie Policy.

This data is collected only for internal statistical purposes, and to help diagnose problems with our server. H2O BFS does not collect data via the website for commercial or marketing purposes, and we do not sell, exchange, or otherwise distribute the data collected for commercial or marketing purposes.


The Personal Data that you provide to us voluntarily on our websites and the other related channels may be processed for the following purposes:

to provide our products and/or services to you;

to manage contracts and/or projects with you;

to understand and analyse our offered services, and your needs and preferences;

to develop, enhance, and provide services to meet your needs;

to enable you to get insight in our services;

to improve our services;

to respond to your requests or complaints;

to comply with any regulatory, statutory, or legal obligation imposed on us by any relevant authority.


Although the precise details of the Personal Data collected will vary according to the specific purpose (from a query via the contact form, to a contract for a project/service) and whether it is via online channels or otherwise, we may collect some or all of the following information about you:

  • Name and title.
  • Business contact details including business address, work email, work phone number and links to social media accounts
  • Postal address

Managing projects and or services could require your information and personal details to be shared with third parties including, service providers, consultants and logistic partners who provide support for H2O BFS. We will take the outmost care to ensure that all parties we share your data with keep your information secure and do not use it for any other purposes than those which we have specified in the Privacy Notice. We will offer the option to execute our services or projects under a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). We will share your information if we are required to by law. We will retain this data for as long as is necessary for the relevant processing activity and may keep some of your data indefinitely.

In summary, we will collect and process your information to enable the company to provide our products and services, manage contracts, projects and maintain effective oversight, and to keep you up to date with our news and services. If you have any concerns about how your personal data is being collected and processed and want more information, go to our Cookie Policy or Contact us.


Personal data processing at H2O BFS is carried out transparently and in strict compliance with the right to privacy, as well as with the fundamental rights, freedoms and guarantees of the data subjects.

Personal data are collected directly form the data subjects, through personal contact or in writing (e-mail or by post), for the express and legitimate purposes determined and they may not later be processed in a way incompatible with these purposes.

If personal data are collected from third parties, the data subject will be informed of such collection and of his/her rights as data subject.


We may preserve the content of any email, electronic messages or other information that we receive. Any Personal Data contained in those messages will only be used or disclosed in ways set out in this Privacy Policy.

The content may be monitored by our service providers or employees for purposes including but not limited to compliance, auditing, and maintenance or where email abuse is suspected.


Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.


Please contact us at phone: +31 481842299 or email: if you wish to make a request. 

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at contact, or via phone: +31 481842299, or via email: details for data protection queries.


We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Statement when deemed necessary without prior notice. Any changes to the Privacy Statement will be uploaded onto our website and therefore, we encourage you to visit the website for any changes on a regular basis.


Last update 04/01/2024