Privacy Policy


We take your privacy very serious. We will not sell or release personal data to third parties. We will process personal data only for the purposes mentioned in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). By using our website you agree with our privacy and cookie policy.

For what purposes do we use this personal data?

The data is collected and stored for the following purposes:
• We use your e-mail address to send newsletters with information about our company, our services, other genealogists, developments in genealogy and international genealogical events.
• When you give us your name (first and last name) and e-mail address through a contact form or a request for a free quote, we use those details to answer your question or to send you information about our services, including quotes and research proposals.

What data do we collect?

When you register for our bi-monthly newsletter, fill out a contact form or request a free quote, we will ask you to give us data. We only process the data that you provide us. This data can be:
– first and last name
– e-mail address
– company name
– street and number
– zip code and place
– IP address
– VAT / tax registration number

Your data at Antecedentia | Genealogy in the Netherlands

We use MailChimp to create and send out our newsletters. You can find more information about the privacy policy of MailChimp here. When you register for our monthly newsletter you can opt-out at every time by using the unregister link at the bottom of the e-mail or by contacting us. We will delete your e-mail address and will not use your e-mail address again.

When you ask for a free quote or when you decide to use our genealogical services your personal data is stored in our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. This service is offered by The servers of are located in the United States of America. Your data is transferred, stored and processed in the United States of America. You can find more information about the privacy policy of here. In order to be in compliance with the GDPR adopted a Data Protection Addendum.

Protecting personal data

We have taken steps to secure personal data against loss or other forms of illegal use. These steps include a SSL security certificate for our website and provide a security level that fits the personal data we process. 


You have the right to:
– access;
– rectification;
– erasure;
– restrict processing;
– object to processing;
– data portability;
– complain to a supervisory authority; and
– withdraw consent.

If you believe your personal data is incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant, please contact us with a request to change existing data or add missing data. We will process your request within 4 weeks.

Retention period

We store your personal data as long as is necessary for the purposes we use this data for. When you unregister for our monthly newsletter, your personal data will be deleted at the end of the month.Personal data in our bookkeeping and CRM system are stored for at least 7 years, in compliance with Dutch tax regulations and other legal obligations. We delete this data 1 year after our obligations end.This retention period is extended when laws or regulations oblige us to do so.


A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. We use cookies to make the website function properly and for statistical purposes.
You can find more information about cookies on the website of This website also helps you with deactivating or deleting cookies.


Our website contains links to external websites. By using a link you will be redirected to a website different to our website. It is possible that these external websites use cookies. Please read the cookie and privacy policy on these websites.


We remain the right to update our privacy policy at all time. Amendments are effective the moment they are published. We advise you to read our privacy policy occasionally.

Antecedentia | Genealogy in the Netherlands (
3 January 2019


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