Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy of Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. is responsible for the processing of personal data collected through this website and the event itself.

Your Privacy Rights

Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. is committed to protecting the privacy of our users and aims to provide a secure user experience. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect and use online and offline data.

By using this website or participating in the event, you agree to the collection, use, and transfer of your data as described in this privacy policy.

Privacy Policy

If you do not want your data to be collected, used, and transferred as described in this policy, you can withdraw your consent for our Privacy Policy. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact us at If you withdraw your consent, your account and profile data will be removed from our website.

Data collected on our websites and applications are stored in our own database.

Scope of this Policy

This policy applies to information we collect or use on websites and exhibitions owned or managed by Rotterdam Boatshow B.V.

We link to other websites over which we have no control. Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. is not responsible for the privacy policy or practices of other websites.

Processed Data

Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. distinguishes between actively and passively provided data. Passively provided data are data that you provide to website administrators without being aware of it. For example, when you visit this website, we record some technical data such as your computer's IP address, the operating system you use, the internet browser you are using, and in some cases, the last web page you visited.

Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. also collects and processes data actively provided by you, such as your name, contact information, profile picture, education level, the name of your employer, your job title, and the industry in which you work. This occurs, for example, when you visit an exhibition as a visitor or exhibitor, create an account or profile, request a subscription, guide, or newsletter, complete a survey, or post content on this website.

Processing Purposes

The data you passively provide to us is used by Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. as anonymously as possible. We do this to improve the quality, security, and user-friendliness of the website and exhibitions. The personal data actively provided to Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. is included in a database and used for the following purposes.

(A) Your data is used to fulfill the agreements with you and to provide you with the agreed services, products, and information.

(B) We also use your data to keep you informed of interesting information and job vacancies, make offers, inform you about current and future products or services of Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. and its group companies, and enable participation in any promotions.

(C) Your data is analyzed to tailor the information and offers as much as possible to your interests.

(D) We also use your data to comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. will not provide your data to group companies or other third parties unless you have given explicit prior consent to Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. or Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. is legally obliged to do so.

In some cases, you may link to third-party websites through this website. Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. is not responsible for the data processing or privacy policy of these third parties. Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. is also not responsible for the possible processing of your public personal data by other users of this website.

Cookies or Similar Techniques We Use

Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. uses functional, analytical, and tracking cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is stored in the browser of your computer, tablet, or smartphone when you first visit this website. These cookies ensure that the website works correctly and remember your preferences. These cookies are also used to make the website work properly and to optimize it. The cookies are only stored on your computer, and we do not have access to this data.

During your first visit to our website, we informed you about these cookies and asked for your permission to place them.

You can opt out of cookies by configuring your internet browser not to store cookies. Additionally, you can delete all information previously stored through your browser settings.

Indexing by Search Engines

The data you include in your account or profile generally cannot be indexed by external websites, such as search engines. All other content you post is indexed by search engines.

Security and Retention Period

The personal data collected through this website and exhibitions is protected using current standard techniques. Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. retains your (personal) data for as long as your account or profile remains active or as required by law. Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. may retain personal data longer if circumstances warrant it.

Access, Correction, and Deletion

You can access your data and request corrections or deletions. If you have an account or profile, you can do this yourself, for example, via the profile page. In cases where this is not possible, please send a message with your name and contact information to In your request, please specify as much as possible which personal data the request pertains to. After receiving your request, we will inform you about the further procedure.

Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. will generally respond to requests for access or correction within four


Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. does not accept any liability for damage resulting from the use of information on this website, or from information provided by this website, or from incompleteness in any way.

The utmost care has been taken in designing and compiling the website and newsletter. If you encounter any issues on our site, please let us know by sending an email to We will do our best to resolve the problem as soon as possible.

Without prior written consent from Rotterdam Boatshow B.V., it is not permitted to reproduce or make public the products and/or information services offered on this website, especially for marketing and/or commercial purposes. Contacting our exhibitors regarding the aforementioned matters without permission is strictly prohibited. This is to protect the trade show organization and its collaborating parties/exhibitors.

All content information and visual material are at all times reserved for Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. For use, you must obtain written permission in advance from Rotterdam Boatshow B.V. You can request this by sending an email to