RKD Netherland Institute for art History
To the RKD Foundation – Netherlands Institute for Art History, and all organisations affiliated with it, a careful handling of the data of visitors to our website, RKD Explore, is of the utmost importance. The RKD's website is geared towards safeguarding your privacy as much as possible.
The RKD does not collect names, addresses, telephone numbers or any other personal details, unless such information has been voluntarily offered by visitors to our website. Information on browsing habits is used exclusively to support technical decisions and statistical processing, never to identify individuals.
A cookie is a small text file that is saved to your computer, tablet or smartphone when you visit a website for the first time. The website www.rkd.nl uses functional and analytical cookies. These cookies are necessary for the technical operation of the website and for a better user experience. For example, functional cookies store what users have placed in their shopping cart. They also store log in information allowing users to stay automatically logged in to a website. Analytical cookies measure all data which are then forwarded to Google Analytics. These cookies measure, for example, the number of visitors on the website at any given moment, the amount of time the visitor spends on the website and which pages are viewed. The Google Analytics cookies are completely anonomised.
You can cancel the storage of cookies by changing your browser preferences. You can also delete all cookie information that your browser has previously stored via your browser preferences.
If you indicate through the RKD website that you wish to receive information/our newsletter by email, then you agree to the RKD periodically informing you of its activities. However, at all times you will be offered the possibility to indicate that you wish to receive no further information. If you no longer wish to receive information from the RKD, you can discontinue this service by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by unsubscribing through the link in our email newsletters.
We shall use any information provided by you (such as name, address, telephone number, credit card number) solely for the purpose of processing your orders and keeping our records up to date. The information will not be used for other purposes of a commercial – or non-commercial nature which are not directly associated with the RKD without previously obtaining your permission. Should you have any questions with regard to this, then please contact us at email@example.com.
In certain cases an archive request form must be filled in and signed in order to obtain access to an archive. We do not save personal information any longer than is strictly necessary in order to realise the purpose for which you provided it, in this case, to indemnify the RKD against liability in the event of an applicant's non-compliance with legal conditions concerning the further processing of personal data.
In order to safeguard its own and its visitors' possessions, the RKD has cameras installed in all reading rooms. Camera recordings are kept for a maximum of four weeks.
The RKD will not pass on your personal details to third parties without your explicit permission. In certain instances it may occur that the RKD enlists third parties to provide a specific service, such as sending orders from our web shop. In such cases certain personal details will have to be disclosed to third parties. This will be done exclusively to serve this particular purpose and these third parties will treat the information in a confidential manner similar to that maintained by the RKD. The RKD remains ultimately responsible for handling these processes.
The RKD will not save the collected personal data any longer than is strictly necessary in order to realise the purpose for which they were accumulated.
You have the right to peruse, revise or delete your personal data. If you should wish to do so, please contact the RKD via firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment to visit us. It is important that you bring a valid ID and that you can verify that the information you wish to peruse, revise or delete is, in fact, yours. It is not permitted to peruse information of others.
The RKD will take appropriate measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorised access, and other unwanted acts with regard to personal data. These measures are included in our information security policy.