Netherlands Privacy statement

Newington International, a trading division of SThree Holdings B.V.("We") of 3rd Floor Kantoorgebouw De Geelvinck Singel 540 1017AZ Amsterdam Netherlands, is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes how we process, use and share your personal information and explains how you can manage how your personal information is handled by us.

Data we collect and how we use it

We will collect, use and retain personal information such as your title, first and second names, your e-mail address, a telephone number. This information is required to allow us to provide recruitment services to you and this information will be retained by us for the following purposes:

  • With your express permission introducing your professional experience to our clients that we believe maybe interested in employing you;
  • To inform you of suitable vacancies which we believe could be of interest to you;
  • To maintain our business relationship with you as a user of our website;
  • To update you about services that may be of professional interest;
  • To keep you updated about any changes in our services.

Your rights

Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , should you:

  • Have questions about information being stored about you;
  • Wish to notify us of any changes in your details or wish to correct the information we have stored about you;
  • Have a special requirement relating to the processing of your personal details;
  • Want access to the data stored about you. On request we will provide you with written information on your data and personal details stored in our database;
  • Not wish to receive information about our services;
  • Not want us to continue to store and use your data.

Sharing your information

We want to offer you the most thorough service possible and support you in every aspect of your employment and application requirements. We have offices around the world and will only share your personal information, subject to the most stringent security precautions and measures, with companies belonging to the Newington International Group. You can find more details on our office branches at our website

Should we merge with another company or be taken over by it, you will be notified in good time in the run-up to the merger or takeover. Should you not have opposed the passing on of your data, we can disclose or pass on your personal details and information to this company.


Our website may contain links to other websites that lie outside our control and which are not subject to this data protection declaration. Should you access other websites via the provided links, it is possible that the operators of these other websites may collect information about you that can be used in accordance with their own data protection guidelines which differ from our own.

Security measures

We have suitable technical and organisational security measures to guarantee the security of your information and to safeguard it against unauthorised access, manipulation or destruction.

Despite our efforts relating to security it is important to always consider that the Internet is not an absolutely secure communications medium. Personal information sent via the Internet can be intercepted by other users. We cannot guarantee the security of the personal information sent to us via this website. Through usage of this website and the input of your personal details, you are hereby confirming that you are using this website at your own risk.

Cookies policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

What types of cookies do we use?

'Session Cookies' - These are temporary cookies, which only exist in the period you access the website (or more strictly, until you close the browser after accessing the website). Session cookies help our website remember what you chose on the previous page, therefore avoiding having to re-enter information. On our website, these cookies do not contain personal information, and cannot be used to identify you.

'Persistent Cookies' - These are cookies remain on your device after you have visited our website. These cookies help us to identify you as a unique visitor (by storing a randomly generated number).

Why do we use cookies?

  • To tailor our website so that it meets your specific needs, we use different technologies, including cookies, which allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website;
  • To recognise and count the number of visitors and pages or various parts of a page they have visited on our site;
  • To see how visitors move around the site when they are using it, for example, we use Google Analytics and ClickTale, popular web analytics services. The web analytics services use cookies to help us to analyse how visitors use our site. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that visitors are finding what they are looking for easily. ClickTale, for example, does not collect personally identifiable information (PII) that the user does not voluntarily enter in this website. Find our more about how these cookies are used on Google's and ClickTale's Privacy sites and
  • To improve and monitor the advertisement and marketing we offer to our visitors, based on our visitor's interest and activity.

You can disable certain cookies as set out below. If you disable these cookies we cannot guarantee how the site will perform for you.

Managing your cookies

Enabling cookies will ensure you receive the optimum user experience from our website. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can deactivate this function at any time and set your browser to notify you whenever a cookie is sent. You can use your browser settings to block all or some cookies. Please note that if you do block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Amending your cookie settings is different in different browsers, for ease, we've included instructions on amending your settings in the most popular browsers below: our online application forms and client staff search facility. Without cookies enabled our client's will not be able to use the staff search section of our site.

In summary, by using cookies we are able to improve your experience when you browse our website and enable us to continually improve our site and our services for you. Our cookies have been set in our browser.

How to check cookies are enabled on windows platforms Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8 & 9

  • Select 'Tools' from the top menu of your browser and then select 'Internet options', then click on the 'Privacy' tab
  • Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
  • Settings above Medium will disable cookies

Mozilla Firefox

  • Select 'Tools' from the top menu of your browser and then select 'Options'
  • Then select the Privacy icon.
  • Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'

Google Chrome

  • Select 'Tools' from the top menu of your browser and then select 'Options'
  • Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
  • Now select 'Allow local data to be set'


  • Select the cog icon' from the top menu of your browser and then select 'Preferences'
  • Select 'Security and, check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
  • Click 'Save'

How to check cookies are enabled for apple platforms Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

  • Select 'Explorer' from the top menu of your browser and select 'Preferences' options
  • Scroll to the 'Cookies' option under Receiving Files
  • Select the 'Never Ask' option

Safari on OSX

  • Select 'Safari' from the top menu of your browser and select the 'Preferences' option
  • Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies'
  • Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'

Other browsers

If you are using a different browser please consult your product documentation, online help files or the browser manufactures website.

Changes to this Policy

Any changes that we make in this policy will be published on this page. We recommend you check the date of our policy whenever you visit our website to learn of any updates or changes in good time.

This Policy was last updated in November 2013.

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