Postcards from Essie Privacy Statement

Privacy-sensitive data, or personal data, are processed through our online store. Postcards from Essie considers careful handling of personal data of great importance. Personal data is therefore carefully processed and secured by us.

In our processing we comply with the requirements set by the privacy legislation. That means, among other things, that:

-we clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data. We do this via this privacy statement;
-we limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data necessary for legitimate purposes;
-we first ask you for permission to process your personal data in cases where your permission is required;
-we take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also requirements of parties that process personal data in our order;
-we respect your right to provide your personal data for inspection, correct or delete.
Postcards from Essie is responsible for data processing. In this privacy statement we explain which personal data we collect and use and for what purpose. We advise you to read this carefully.

This privacy statement was last modified on 21-03-2018.

Use of personal data

When you visit our web shop we obtain certain information from you. That may be personal data. We only keep and use the personal data that you provide in the context of the service you requested or of which it is clear that it is provided to us to process.

We use the following data for the purposes mentioned in this privacy statement:

-Name and address details
-Phone number
-Billing address
-E-mail address
-Payment details
-Order history
-Access account environment

With our client account you can access a management environment where you can set, specify and change data yourself.


Handling order
In order to handle the order correctly, we use your name and address data.
Handling payment traffic
In order to handle the payment of the order correctly, we use your payment details.
To facilitate the communication about your order and / or other questions, we use your personal data / contact details.
Implementation of statutory duty
In order to comply with our statutory duty, we keep your order history including payment details within the set legal term.
Marketing (if permission)
In order to provide you with personal offers, we use your personal data / contact details. This data will only be used if you have given permission for this.
Fraud prevention
For fraud prevention purposes, we use your address details and payment details if there is a legitimate interest.
If this is necessary for the proper processing of your order, we can also provide your personal data to third parties. You can read more about this in this privacy statement.

Contact and newsletter

We offer via our webshop the possibility to ask questions by e-mail or telephone. You choose which information you provide. The information that you send us will be kept for as long as necessary for the complete answering and processing of your question.

We offer a newsletter with which we want to inform interested parties about our products and / or services. Each newsletter contains a link with which you can unsubscribe.


We do not publish your customer data.

Provision to third parties

We can pass on your details to our partners. These partners are involved in the execution of the agreement (for example, the payment services) and may under no circumstances use data for purposes other than our own. The secure processing of your data is ensured through a processor agreement between Postcards from Essie and the partner. Mijnwebwinkel is one of those partners. Information that you enter when placing an order or sending a message are stored on the servers of our processor Mijnwebwinkel. Mijnwebwinkel provides a security level that matches the data to be processed and takes adequate measures to protect data against loss or any form of unlawful processing. For example, standard use is made of a secure SSL connection.

Social media buttons are included in our web store. These buttons only provide a link and do not pass on personal data to third parties. With the possibility to log in via a social media account, the e-mail address that belongs to the user account is passed on from the social media party.


Postcards from Essie only uses functional cookies. These cookies are strictly necessary for the service, such as the shopping cart. We understand the use of our web store as permission for the use of these functional cookies.

You are free to disable cookies through your internet browser. Keep in mind that it is possible that our website will no longer work optimally.


We take security measures to limit abuse of and unauthorized access to personal data.

Retention periods

The personal data described above will be retained for as long as necessary to process your order (s), unless there is a legal obligation that requires longer storage (such as the fiscal retention obligation).

Third party websites

This privacy statement does not apply to third party websites. We can not guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of these websites before using these websites.

Changes to this privacy statement

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy statement. It is advisable to consult this privacy statement regularly, so that you are aware of these changes.

Authority Personal Data

Of course we are happy to help you if you have complaints about the processing of your personal data. Under the privacy legislation you also have the right to file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority against these processing of personal data. You can contact the Dutch Data Protection Authority for this.

Visiting address (by appointment only):

Bezuidenhoutseweg 30
2594 AV The Hague

Mailing address:

PO Box 93374
2509 AJ The Hague

The telephone number is 0900 - 2001 201.

Accessible: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

You pay your usual telephone costs.

View and change your data

For questions about our privacy policy or questions regarding access and changes to (or removal of) your personal data, you can contact us at any time via the contact details below.

You can also send us a request to view, change or delete this data. You can also submit a request to request a data export for data that we use with your consent, or provide a motivated statement that you want us to limit the processing of personal data.

To prevent misuse, we can ask you to adequately identify you. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find these in the settings of your internet browser. If the details are not correct, you can request that we change the data or have it removed. We process your request, request or change within 4 weeks at the latest.

Contact details

Postcards from Essie
Draaikolk 16
3224 SC Hellevoetsluis

Chamber of Commerce: 69465029
Phone number: 06-27304727

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