Privacy policy

This is the privacy statement of Spine that relates to the website If you use the Spine website, you leave information with us.

We would like to inform you about which personal data we collect, what we do with this personal data and how you can invoke your rights. You can also read which cookies we use and why. Spine respects the privacy of all users of its website and ensures that the personal information you provide is treated confidentially. Spine will never sell data to third parties.

Your personal data is processed within the European Economic Area. If your personal data is processed outside the European Economic Area, we have taken into account the special conditions that apply.

How do we get your data?

When you visit this website, you leave personal data with us when navigating through the website. This data is anonymous and pertains information on the website.

Basis of the processing

Spine must be able to base the use of your personal data on one of the processing bases of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). On this basis, we process your personal data after we have received your permission.

What do we do with your data

Spine stores and processes your data for the following purposes:

Collect and analyze statistics

The Spine website collects your data to improve the website. This is done with a self-hosted service. This data is anonymous and is therefore not linked to your personal data. This includes information such as the pages you view and the time you spend on our site.


Spine attaches great importance to the forthright handling of your personal data. We therefore handle your personal data in a safe and confidential manner by carefully protecting it. To achieve this, we have taken appropriate organizational and technical measures. In this way we ensure optimal security of our website (including with an SSL certificate), the access systems, computer networks and servers.

Your data is stored and sent securely. Anyone who has nothing to do with your data simply cannot access it. Spine strives to store and transmit your data with the most recent security techniques and encryption methods.

Spine’s email is hosted by our own organization.

Retention period

We never store your personal data for longer than is necessary for the performance of activities, unless we have to keep your data for longer on the basis of regulation or you have given permission for the storage of your data.

The data that Google Analytics collects on the website is anonymous, so it is not linked to your personal data. This anonymous data is stored for 26 months within Google Analytics. After that, the data will be automatically deleted.


In order to make this website function better and faster and to be able to tailor it to your preferences, we collect certain information about your use of this website. This information can be collected by using so-called "cookies". These are small text files that are automatically placed on your computer by the visited webpage. You can disable the use of these cookies via the settings of your browser.

Spine uses cookies to register your acceptance to use cookies and for the self-hosted web-analytics-tool we use to collect statistics about the use of the website. This allows us to improve the website. To guarantee your privacy, we have masked the last 4 digits of your IP address.

Data Recipients

At this point, no third parties perform services to the website.

Your privacy rights

You have a number of specific rights when it comes to your personal data. These are laid down in the General Data Protection Regulation. We explain which rights these are and how you can invoke them.

Access to personal data, the right to rectification and deletion of data

You can always gain insight into the data we have about you. You can submit a written request to this effect to Spine via Do you encounter inaccuracies in the personal data known to us? Then these can be corrected, supplemented or deleted at your request.

Right to restriction of data processing and the right to object

Under legally determined conditions, you can submit a request to have your data processing by us (temporarily) stopped, for example if you question the accuracy of the personal data processed by us or if you believe that the processing is unlawful. If you invoke this, we will immediately stop processing your personal data. In addition, in specific cases you can invoke the right to object, whereby you object to the processing of your personal data.

Right to stop using data

If you want us to stop using your data, you can indicate this by email via

Right to lodge a complaint

Do you think that we do not fully comply with the General Data Protection Regulation? We are always open to relevant comments and comments. You can reach us by emailing our Data Protection Officer at If the complaint has not been resolved satisfactorily, you have the option of submitting the complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority. For more information about this, we would like to refer you to

Changes privacy statement

Spine reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Statement if we deem it necessary. This may be the case, for example, in the event of changes to our business activities or to applicable laws and regulations. We recommend that you consult the privacy statement regularly. The most recent version of the privacy statement can be found on the Spine website.


Do you have questions about our Privacy Statement? Feel free to contact us via