Privacy policy

Privacy statement

Macro & Versteeg advocaten processes your personal data with due care and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Macro & Versteeg advocaten would like to provide you with the following information about why, when and how we process your personal data.


The data controller responsible for the processing of personal data is Macro & Versteeg advocaten which is a partnership established in Amsterdam on the Willemsparkweg 135 and registered in the Trade Register of the Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam under number 57823987.

Purpose of and legal basis for the processing

Macro & Versteeg advocaten processes personal data in the context of its legal services to clients. Furthermore, it processes personal data in the context of its business operations, including administration, security, management of ICT systems, compliance with statutory obligations, and archiving.

 Source and the nature of the personal data processed

Macro & Versteeg advocaten process personal data such as title, name, address, postcode, place of residence, telephone number, email address, company name, job title, bank account number, date of birth, and other information necessary for it to provide its legal services or conduct its business operations.

Macro & Versteeg advocaten obtains the personal data from a client’s disclosure, or it is received from third parties in the context of providing the legal services, for example from counterparties, or from public sources such as the Trade Register of the Chamber of Commerce or the Land Registry.

Recipients of personal data

Macro & Versteeg advocaten does not share your personal data with third parties unless this is necessary for the legal services, or its own business operations, or legal obligations.

For example, in the context of legal proceedings, personal data may be shared with judicial authorities, (the legal counsel of) counterparties and/or bailiffs; in the context of an agreement data may be shared with (the legal counsel of) other parties involved in the agreement. Other examples include invoices sent to insurers and solving a dispute through a (medical) complaints procedure or ombudsperson.  Legal requirements such those stemming from anti-money laundering legislation can also require Macro & Versteeg advocaten to share personal data with the competent authorities.

Macro & Versteeg advocaten does not share personal data with third parties for commercial purposes.

Personal data may be shared by Macro & Versteeg advocaten with third party contractors such as IT service providors, in which case if such third parties are processors as defined in article 4, sub 8 GDPR, Macro & Versteeg advocaten enters into written agreements.

The lawyers of Macro & Versteeg advocaten are bound by confidentiality and privilege rules. Personal data acquired in the course of legal services provided cannot be shared with third parties unless this is allowed under the applicable Bar rules.

Transfer of personal data outside the European Union

In principle, your personal data are not transferred by Macro & Versteeg advocaten to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). If however it would be necessary to do so then Macro & Versteeg advocaten will only transfer the data if the European Commission has indicated that the country concerned has adequate protection levels as required by the GDPR.

Retention period

Macro & Versteeg advocaten retains personal data no longer than necessary for the processing purposes stated mentioned above and as required by law.

Cookies, Google Analytics and webbeacons

Macro & Versteeg advocaten does not use cookies for its company website and does not collect user statistics for the website by a third party such as for example Google Analytics. Macro & Versteeg advocaten does not use webbeacons.

Your rights

You have the right to request Macro & Versteeg advocaten to grant you access to your data. If the data are incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant, you have the right to request alteration or additions to the data.  You also have the right to object to the processing of these data and to request Macro & Versteeg advocaten to erase the data. Because the lawyers at Macro & Versteeg advocaten are legally required to observe confidentiality there may be circumstances under which it will not be possible to grant (complete) access to the data that has been processed for the legal services provided

To the extent that our data processing is based on your consent, you have at all times the right to withdraw your consent. Withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of the processing that was based on your consent it was withdrawn.

If you wish to make use of the aforementioned rights, please contact by letter or email, using the contact details shown below. Macro & Versteeg advocaten will take a decision following your request within four weeks.

You also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority is the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

Ammendments to this privacy statement

Macro & Versteeg advocaten reserves the right to make changes to this privacy statement at any time in accordance with applicable legislation and regulations. Please check this webpage from time to time to see whether any changes have been made.


If you have questions or comments about the processing of your personal data, or if you wish to make use of your rights referred to above, please contact us via:

Macro & Versteeg advocaten

att.: Mrs. A.J. Macro
Willemsparkweg 135 B
1071 GW Amsterdam

Tel: +31 20 760 11 65