Privacy statement Childbirth Class Gale

Truus Gale is the founder of Childbirth Class Gale, established at Rustenburgpark 15, 2135 GT Hoofddorp and responsible for processing personal data as set forth in this privacy statement.

Contact details

Childbirth Class Gale

To: Truus Gale
Rustenburgpark 15
2135 GT Hoofddorp

Personal data that we process (part 1)

Childbirth Class Gale processes your data because you are using our services and/or because you are providing us with your data. We process the following data:

  • First name and surname, gender, address, telephone number, E-mail address and name of your midwife or hospital.
  • Other data that you actively provide us with, in correspondence with us over the phone or via the contact form on our website.

Personal data that we process (part 2)

Childbirth Class Gale works with a payment provider named, that enables you to pay through the webshop.

Therefore, collects:

  • Bank account number in order to process your payment has its own privacy statement:

If I log on to their system (requiring an additional password), I am also able to see your bank account number.

Particular and sensitive personal data that we process when we meet or that you actively provide in correspondence with us (part 3)

Childbirth Class Gale also processes particular and sensitive personal data including:

  • due date
  • baby’s first name and surname, gender, date of birth and place of birth
  • brief summary of the birth, only if you shared this information with me.

How and why we process your personal data

Childbirth Class Gale processes your personal data for the following reasons:

  • In order to call or email you when needed to provide our services (reminders, handouts, invitations for events or invitations for a baby reunion)
  • To exchange contact details with Childbirth Class Gale group members to establish a network, but only after your permission
  • When we are legally obliged to do so, such as data required for our tax returns.

Automated decision-making process

Childbirth Class Gale does not take decisions based on automated processes about things that can have (considerable) consequences for people. This relates to decisions made by computer programs or systems, without the intervention of a colleague at Childbirth Class Gale.

How long and why we keep hold of personal data

Childbirth Class Gale keeps your personal records for two years in case the client has questions about the services being provided.

Sharing personal data with third parties

Childbirth Class Gale does not sell your personal data to third parties and will only provide information if this is needed to fulfil the agreement you signed with us or to comply with legal requirements. We sign a processor agreement with the companies that we commission to process your data to ensure the same level of confidentiality of your data. Childbirth Class Gale remains responsible for processing of the data.

Cookies or comparable technology that we use

Childbirth Class Gale only uses technical, functional and non-(privacy) invasive analytical cookies. A cookie is a small text file that will be stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit our website. The cookies we use are necessary for the technical functions of our website and for your convenience. They make sure the website works properly and keep track of your website preference. This also allows us to optimise the website. You can switch off this function by setting a non-cookie storage preference on your internet browser. Besides that, you can also delete all information that was placed earlier through the settings of your browser.

Reviewing, adapting or deleting personal data

You can file a request for reviewing, adapting or deleting, transferring your data or withdrawing your permission to process personal data to

To verify that you personally submitted this request, we need a copy of your ID along with the request. However, to protect your privacy, render unreadable your photo, passport number, citizen service number and MRZ (the machine readable zone, the section with numbers at the bottom of the passport). We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but in any case within four weeks.

Childbirth Class Gale also wishes to bring to your attention the fact that you have the option to file a complaint to the national supervisor, the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens. You can do this with the following link:

How we protect personal data

Childbirth Class Gale takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted publicity and improper amendment.

If you feel that your data is not properly protected or have indications of misuse, please contact Childbirth Class Gale via