Herman Rutgers Executive & Interim Search


Herman Rutgers takes your privacy very seriously and processes and uses information about you (the data subject) in a secure manner. In this Privacy and Cookie Statement, we explain which data we process and for which purposes we do so. In addition, this Privacy and Cookie Statement outlines your rights regarding our processing of your personal data and the cookies we use on our website. We advise you to read this Privacy Statement carefully. Should you have any questions, please contact info@hermanrutgers.nl.

Who is Herman Rutgers:

Herman Rutgers is Herman Rutgers Executive Search, a private limited company incorporated under Dutch law, with its principal place of business in (1076 AN) Amsterdam at Parnassusweg 8 bg, listed in the commercial register of the Chamber of Commerce under number 34313476, and Herman Rutger Interim Search, a private limited company incorporated under Dutch law, with its principal place of business in (1076 AN) Amsterdam at Parnassusweg 8 bg, listed in the commercial register of the Chamber of Commerce under number 66782090.

How does Herman Rutgers use your data?

We only use your data to contact you, not for advertising purposes. Below is an overview of the purposes for which Herman Rutgers processes your personal data. In this respect, we always indicate which data Herman Rutgers uses for that specific purpose, which is the legal basis for processing this data and for how long Herman Rutgers may keep the data.

Service provision, customer administration and financial administration

Purpose: To select and contact professionals for permanent or interim positions.
Data: CVs and all information provided during the personal and/or telephone interviews, including information about employment conditions and/or interim rate.
Basis: Unambiguous consent.
Retention period: For as long as is required for this purpose.

How do we obtain your personal data?

Herman Rutgers has data about you because you yourself provided this information to us by e-mail, by telephone and/or in a personal conversation. 
Herman Rutgers does not have an online enrolment form or online contact form on its website.

Cookie permission

Everything Herman Rutgers does is meant to provide you as a website visitor with the best possible information. For this, we use so-called cookies. Information about these cookies is given below. 

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics Pixel, but we completely anonymise the information that is analysed. Your IP address is anonymised by default and we do not share this information with third parties, not even with Google itself. We do not create profiles based on user behaviour for marketing purposes, nor do we keep your data on various devices. There is more information about how Google handles your data here (LINK).

What are your rights?

Under the European General Data Protection Regulation, you have several rights related to your data and its processing:


If you would like to inspect the personal data that Herman Rutgers has recorded about you, you can submit a request for access.


If you would like to change the personal data that you have seen as a consequence of a request for access, you can submit a request for this to Herman Rutgers. You can ask Herman Rutgers to change, rectify, supplement, delete or block your data.

Restriction of processing

You also have the right, under certain conditions, to request Herman Rutgers to restrict the processing of your personal data.

Right to object

If certain processing takes place on the grounds of Herman Rutgers’ or a third party’s ‘legitimate interest’, you have the right to object to that processing.

Data portability

You have the right to obtain your personal data from Herman Rutgers. Herman Rutgers will provide this data in a structured and customary form, which can easily be opened in other common digital systems. In this way, you can also transfer your data to another provider.

Revoking consent

In all cases for which your permission is the basis for certain data processing, you have the right to revoke that consent. This has no consequences for the past, but it does mean that we will no longer be allowed to process this data. It is possible that Herman Rutgers will no longer be able to provide certain services to you.

Herman Rutgers’ response

Requests can be sent to info@hermanrutgers.nl. Herman Rutgers will comply with your request as soon as possible and in any case no later than one (1) month after Herman Rutgers has received such a request. If Herman Rutgers turns your request down, we will indicate in our response why we turned it down.

Recipients of personal data

The data may be forwarded to:

  • processors, which in our case are
    • OTYS: our recruitment software that runs the database and our e-mail system.
    • IBEO: our accountancy software.
    • CV-OK; our pre-employment screenings partner.

We have entered into a processing agreement with these processors. Herman Rutgers may be obliged to provide your details to a third party, for instance, pursuant to a legal obligation.

Can this Privacy Statement be amended?

This Privacy Statement may be amended. For this reason, we advise you to check it regularly to see if there are any changes.

Who can you turn to if you have complaints and questions?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement and the way in which Herman Rutgers uses your data, you can send an e-mail to info@hermanrutgers.nl. If you have a complaint about the way in which Herman Rutgers processes your data, you can also send an e-mail to info@hermanrutgers.nl. You can also always contact the competent national supervisor for matters relating to privacy protection. In the Netherlands, that agency is the Dutch Data Protection Authority.