Privacy Policy

Ourexpatlife is responsible for the processing of personal data as shown in this privacy statement.

Contact Information:

Ir. Kalffstraat 212

5617 BH Eindhoven

Protection of Personal Data

We take the privacy of personal data seriously and handle your data with care. In this privacy statement, I explain which data we process and why. First of all, it is important to know that we will never provide or sell your data to third parties.

Ourexpatlife processes your personal data because you use our articles, products/services, and/or because you provide this data to us yourself.

We only process personal data for the purpose for which they were provided and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Telecommunications Act.

Personal data that we process

Ourexpatlife processes your personal data because you use our services and/or because you provide it to us yourself by subscribing to our newsletter, requesting a download, or filling in a contact form. We only process the data that you provide to us yourself.

Below you will find an overview of the personal data that we process:

  • First and last name
  • E-mail address

Other personal data that you actively provide, for example by registering on our website, in correspondence, and by telephone.

In addition, we collect data that is important for improving our website. This data is partially anonymized so that it cannot be traced back. This can be the following data:

  • IP address
  • Browser type
  • Type of device you use to view the website (computer, tablet or mobile)
  • Location (The Netherlands or abroad)

Special and/or sensitive personal data that we process.

Our website and/or service does not intend to collect data about website visitors who are younger than 16 years old. Unless they have parental or guardian permission. However, we cannot check whether a visitor is older than 16. We, therefore, advise parents to be involved in the online activities of their children, in order to prevent data about children from being collected without parental consent. If you are convinced that we have collected personal information about a minor without this permission, please contact us at and we will delete this information.

For what purpose and on what basis do we process personal data.

Ourexpatlife processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Sending our newsletter and/or advertising brochure
  • To be able to e-mail you if this is necessary to be able to carry out our services
  • When you leave a comment on a blog post, your name will be shown with your comment. Your e-mail address will not be displayed. Your IP address will be checked to make sure you are not a spam bot. The data will not be used for other purposes. It is not possible to post a comment without leaving personal data.

How long do we keep personal data?

Ourexpatlife does not store your personal data for longer than is strictly necessary to realize the purposes for which your data is collected.

If you have registered for our newsletter or have requested a download, have completed a contact form, or have made a purchase and do not wish to receive an e-mail from us in the future, you can always unsubscribe via a link at the bottom of the e-mail. or by contacting us.
Your e-mail address will be deleted at the end of the month and completely removed from our system.

 Comments under articles remain online for the duration of the article placement.

Sharing personal data with third parties.

Ourexpatlife only provides to third parties and only if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation.

Your personal data is stored in our e-mail system and this goes through ActiveCampaign’s servers. ActiveCampaign’s servers are located in the United States. Your data can therefore be transferred, stored, and processed in the United States. The transfer of this data takes place on the basis of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework. More information about MailBlue’s privacy policy can be found here.

We use the Pinterest Save widget on our website to allow you to pin images to Pinterest from our web pages. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy. Click here for their policy.

Ourexpatlife is a participant in the LinkPizza Affiliate Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to websites such as,, and more.

Security personal data

We have taken appropriate technical measures to protect personal data against loss or other forms of unlawful processing. These measures include encryption by means of an SSL certificate (Secure Socket Layer) (so not visible to third parties). This way you can be sure that your data will only be visible to you and our server.

You can recognize the security by the lock symbol at the bottom right or top left of your browser. The url https:// also indicates that the page is secure.

Ourexpatlife takes the protection of your data very seriously and therefore takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure, and unauthorized modification. If you feel that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of misuse, please contact us directly at:

Cookies, or similar techniques, that we use

Ourexpatlife 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. Ourexpatlife uses cookies with purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website works properly and that, for example, your preferred settings are remembered. These cookies are also used to make the website work properly and to optimize it. In addition, we place cookies that track your surfing behavior so that we can offer customized content and advertisements.

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

You can opt-out of cookies by setting your internet browser so that it no longer stores cookies. In addition, you can also delete all information that has previously been stored via the settings of your browser.

For an explanation, see:

Cookies are also placed on this website by third parties. These are, for example, advertisers and/or social media companies. Below is an overview:

Tracking cookies
We use ActiveCampaign site tracking and event tracking with your permission. Site tracking places a cookie that keeps track of which pages you view on our website. This allows us to better adapt our marketing, services, and advertisements to your interests. Event tracking places a cookie that keeps track of whether you have opened e-mails in a certain period. This allows us to better adjust our e-mail marketing and remove the e-mail address from ActiveCampaign if our e-mails are not opened. More information about site tracking can be found here. More information about event tracking can be found here. More information about ActiveCampaign’s privacy policy can be found here.

Google Analytics
Cookies are also placed by our statistics package, Google Analytics. We would like to know how our visitors use the website and how many people visit our website each month so that we can optimize the use of the website. Of course, we do not want you to be tracked inadvertently, but we want to provide you with the best possible service and for that, we need good statistics. With Google Analytics, the information is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is emphatically not used. We can therefore not personally identify you. More information about the policy of Google Analytics can be found here.

Social Media

We would like to make it as easy as possible for you to share the content of our website via Social Media. This can be done, among other things, by means of Social Media (share) buttons.

We have placed the buttons on the following Social Media Platforms. Read the privacy statements of the respective Social Media platforms to find out how they handle privacy. Below you will find the different privacy statements:


On our website, you will find links to external websites. By clicking on a link you go to a website outside of These external websites may use cookies. We would like to refer to the cookie or privacy statement of the relevant website.

View, modify, or delete data

You have the right to view, correct, or delete your personal data. You can do this yourself via the personal settings of your account. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by our company and you have the right to data portability. This means that you can submit a request to us to send the personal data we have about you in a computer file to you or another organization mentioned by you.

If you would like to exercise your right to object and/or right to data portability or if you have other questions/comments about data processing, please send a specified request to

Ourexpatlife will respond to your request as soon as possible, but in any case within four weeks.


We always reserve the right to change our privacy policy.
The changes will come into effect on the announced date of entry into force.
April 2022