Privacy policy and cookies

The person responsible for the collection of personal data via this website ( is:
Smits Shutters and Shading B.V. (hereinafter referred to as ‘Smits’)
De Hork 11
5431 NS Cuijk
The Netherlands
C. of C. No: 16054798

If you have any questions concerning the protection of personal data, please contact us as follows:

  • By email: [email protected]
  • By telephone: +31 485 744 200 (local rate)
  • By post: Attn. Personeelszaken, PO Box 285, 5430 AG Cuijk, the Netherlands

Privacy policy

Personal data
Whenever you visit our website, our web server recognises neither your domain name nor your email address automatically. If you submit messages, questions or orders during a visit to our website, however, then we save the following:

  • Your email address, if you inform us of it.
  • All data that you provide voluntarily (e.g. research data and/or site registration).

Purpose description
The personal data collected by the data controller will be used to:

  • Contact you later for marketing purposes (e.g. via our newsletter)
  • Process orders.

If you change your mind after subscribing to our newsletter, you always have the option of unsubscribing again. You can do this by clicking on “unsubscribe” in the newsletter.

The data is only used internally and is not passed on to other organisations for commercial purposes, unless this is necessary for the implementation of the agreement between Smits and the person concerned and unless the person concerned has given their explicit consent. All personal data collected by Smits will be treated confidentially.

Smits may use the personal data for purposes other than those covered by its current privacy policy. In that case, Smits will issue notice of this on the website before using your data for these new purposes, to inform you of the changes to our privacy policy regarding the protection of personal data and to give you the opportunity to withdraw your consent.

Data protection measures
If the person in charge transfers or receives your data via this website, the encryption technologies that are recognised as common standards within the IT sector will always be applied. If the responsible party receives or transfers certain critical information, such as financial data, then we use a secure server. We have implemented the necessary security measures to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of data we receive on our site. Smits possesses an SSL certificate and uses a secure (HTTPS) connection.

Right of access
Upon request, Smits will provide the data subject(s) with access to all the personal data that we hold about them. If you wish to access this data, please contact us at the address above.

Upon request, we offer the person(s) concerned the opportunity to correct any inaccurate data that we hold about them. If you wish to correct your personal data, please contact us at the address above.

Furthermore, if you feel that our site does not comply with our privacy policy, please contact us using the information above.


How do you benefit from cookies?
Our website, as most websites do, uses cookies to provide you with the best user experience. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website (the duration of storage varies per cookie).
Our cookies help us to:

  • Make the website work the way you expect it to
  • Save your settings during and between visits
  • Increase the speed and improve the security of our site
  • Adapt our website to your needs, so that you can find what you are looking for quicker
  • Make our website ever better for you

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect personally identifiable data (without your explicit consent)
  • Collect confidential data (without your explicit consent)
  • Forward data to advertising networks
  • Forward personal and confidential data to third parties
  • Pay commission to third parties

If the settings of the browser that you use to view this website accept the use of cookies and you opt to proceed to use our website, we will assume that you accept our use of cookies.

Deleting / disabling cookies
If you want to delete cookies or do not want to accept our cookies, you can read how to do so here. It is then likely, however, that you will no longer be able to (fully) use our website. Most browsers can be set to refuse cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie. Instructions on how to change the browser settings can be found under ‘Help’ in the toolbar of most browsers. As a visitor to the website(s), you can usually still make unlimited use of it/them. However, it is possible that certain services or elements of the website may not work properly if you refuse cookies.

First party cookies
First party cookies are used for various purposes, such as remembering the login name and remembering items in a shopping cart. We use these cookies to remember your login name the next time you log in to our site.

Third party cookies
Our site uses the functionality of third parties. Our site uses the following services, which use cookies:


The impact on your privacy varies greatly from one social media platform to another, and depends on the level of privacy that you selected yourself on the website in question. If you disable these cookies, you will unfortunately no longer be able to watch the YouTube videos on our website. We also use cookies to record visitor statistics, in order to see:

  • How many people visit our site
  • Which browser you are using (to ensure that our website works properly on all browsers)
  • How long visitors view our pages on average, and which pages they view (so that we can continually improve our website).

These cookies also inform us on an anonymous basis how people came to our site (e.g. via a search engine) or whether they have visited our website before. We use cookies from:

  • Google Analytics

Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” (text files installed on your computer) to help the website analyse how visitors use it. The data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this data for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties when required to do so by law, or wherever such third parties process the data on Google’s behalf. Google will not link your IP address to any other data it holds. You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. Please note, however, that in that case you may not be able to use all the features of this website.

By using this website, you consent to Google processing data about you in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

If you have any further questions or requests regarding our data protection policy, please contact us using our contact details.