Privacy policy VDL GL Plastics


VDL GL Plastics welcomes you to this website and appreciates your interest in our company and our products and services. VDL GL Plastics values your privacy. We therefore consider it important to inform you how we handle your personal data. This privacy policy applies to all personal data provided by visitors to the website of VDL GL Plastics B.V. or its subsidiaries. For the sake of transparency, we have described in this privacy policy what we do with these data.

Types of personal data

The personal data processed by VDL through the website often relate to your contact details, such as a name and e-mail address, a query you enter, or a question you ask on the entry form. In addition, you can search for vacancies via the 'Vacancies, Working for VDL, Internship & Training and Contact' functions, and these searches can also be stored and linked to, for example, your IP address, as well as the information that a website visitor uploads or enters on the website. Of course, we also process uploaded resumes and cover letters.

In addition, information may be automatically stored from you as a visitor to this website such as your IP address and your clicking behavior. We often extract this information directly through your visit with so-called cookies. More information about this can be found in the cookie statement.

We would like to point out to you that even if you visit the website as a business customer, we consider this data to be (indirect) personal data and thus guarantee your privacy.

Purpose for processing personal data

Data you provide to VDL GL Plastics via the website are processed by us for general business purposes such as providing information on certain products and services. With the stored personal data we can then contact you.
Your data may also be used for sending digital newsletters, if you have given your explicit consent. We consider this form of contact to be VDL's legitimate interest.

In addition, the website is also intended as an application channel and vacancies are also displayed via the website. These processing activities are also considered VDL's legitimate interest, as well as necessary for the performance of (the preparation of) an employment contract.

Receiving parties

The processing activities include in any case the sending of personal data within VDL GL Plastics. This website serves as a central point, and personal data are forwarded to the relevant entity that wishes to approach you as a business customer or job applicant. Of course, these personal data will only be forwarded if there is a necessary reason for this and only to recipients for whom the personal data are relevant. Your data may be shared with foreign VDL entities.

If VDL believes that you are using the website illegally, this is a reason to transfer your personal data to a (legal) third party recipient.

At various places on our website, you will find buttons providing access to social media channels. If you use these social media buttons, the privacy statement of the social media in question will apply, and they will store your personal data. VDL has no influence over, and assumes no responsibility for, the use of social media buttons on the VDL website.

Retention period

VDL GL Plastics will not retain your data longer than strictly necessary. For the purposes described above, a retention period of 6 months is reasonable. In addition, VDL may retain anonymized data for statistical and research purposes. For personal data received in connection with a job application or its run-up, VDL will not retain this information for longer than 4 weeks after the conclusion of the procedure in question. If VDL has requested and obtained your consent, VDL may retain this application data for up to two years.

Your rights

Because we process your personal data, you are entitled to:

To request access to your personal data;
Submit a request to correct or delete certain data if the personal data is irrelevant or incorrect;;
A request to restrict and object to the processing of personal data;
Making a request for data portability;
To withdraw your consent.
If you wish to take advantage of (any of) these options, please contact: For all requests and your rights, VDL will weigh your interests and comply with your request to the extent possible. If for any reason you wish to withdraw your consent, we are obliged to do so.