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Privacy statement

Hofman Trading & Service B.V. is an international trading company in earthmoving & construction machines, trucks, and other items. There are situations in which your personal data is collected by Hofman Trading & Service B.V. This makes it expedient that you know how your data is handled and how you can express your personal wishes regarding the treatment of your data. That is what this statement is about. If you feel uncomfortable with the way Hofman Trading & Service B.V. handles your data, please contact us!

Contact details:

Snelliusstraat 18, 7102 ED Winterswijk
G. Hofman is the Data Protection Officer of Hofman Trading & Service.
He can be reached at

Personal data that we process

Hofman Trading & Service processes your personal data because you use our services and/or because you provide us with this data yourself. Below is an overview of the personal data that we process:

– First and last name
– Address
– Phone number
– Email address
– Bank account number
– List of customer contact details via an app

Special and/or sensitive personal data that we process

Our website and/or service has no intention of collecting data on website visitors who are under 16 years of age, unless they have permission from parents or guardians. However, we cannot verify whether a visitor is over 16 years of age. We therefore recommend that parents are involved in their children’s online activities in order to prevent data being collected on children without parental permission. If you are convinced that we have collected personal data on a minor without such consent, please contact us at and we will delete this information.

For what purpose and on which basis do we process personal data?

Hofman Trading & Service processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Processing your payment
  • So we can call you or send you an email if this is necessary for us to be able to carry out our services
  • To deliver goods and services to you
  • Hofman Trading & Service also processes personal data if we are legally obliged to do so, such as data we need for our tax return.

How long do we retain personal data?

Your data will be kept by Hofman Trading & Service B.V. for a certain period of time, but never longer than necessary for the execution of activities, unless we are obliged by law to keep your data longer. From the moment you contact Hofman Trading & Service B.V. by email, we collect the data you give us, like your name, company name and email address, and store them on our mail server. These emails will be kept for a maximum of two years.

Sharing of personal data with third parties

Hofman Trading & Service only provides data to third parties if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with you or to meet a legal obligation.

Cookies or similar technologies that we use

Hofman Trading & Service uses only technical and functional cookies, as well as analytical cookies that do not infringe on your privacy. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. The cookies we use are necessary for the technical operation of the website and your ease of use. They ensure that the website works properly and remember, for example, your preferences. This also allows us to optimise our website. You can opt out of cookies by configuring your internet browser so that it does not store any cookies. In addition, you can delete all previously stored information via your browser settings.

Viewing, modifying or deleting data

You have the right to access, correct or delete your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your possible permission for data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by Hofman Trading & Service and you have the right to data portability. This means that you can ask us to send the personal data we have about you in a computer file to you or another organisation named by you. You can send a request for access, correction, deletion, and data modification or a request to withdraw your consent or a request detailing your objection to the processing of your personal data to To ensure that the request for access is made by you, please enclose a copy of your proof of identity with the request. In this copy, please make sure that your passport photo, MRZ (machine readable zone), passport number and Citizen Service Number (BSN) are blacked out. This is to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but within four weeks. Hofman Trading & Service would also like to point out that you have the option to file a complaint with the national regulatory authority, the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens. You can do this via the following link:

How we secure personal data

Hofman Trading & Service takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted publication and unauthorised changes. If you believe that your data is not properly secured or that there are indications of misuse, please contact our customer service or contact us via email on

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