Privacy & Cookie Policy

We respect the privacy of everyone who visits our website. That is why we inform you about how we use your personal data. We recommend that you read this privacy and cookie policy so that you understand how we handle your personal data.

The following applies to all personal data that Vermilion collects through its website. In this privacy statement we describe which categories of personal data we may collect, how we collect this data and with whom we share this data.

When you visit our website, we will automatically collect certain information that may include personal data, such as information about the actions taken on our website and data and time data of the visit to our website. This will be collected by us through Vermilion’s standard internet servers or through the use of “cookies” to assess the quality and effectiveness of our website. You are not obliged to provide personal data to visit the publicly accessible parts of our website.

When using our website, your personal data may be processed by Vermilion, for example when you fill in the contact form via the Vermilion website. Your name, address, place of residence, telephone number and/or e-mail address may be processed by Vermilion. Vermilion only processes personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“ GDPR ”). With regard to all personal data that Vermilion collects through its website , Vermilion Energy Netherlands BV is the controller. The contact details of Vermilion Energy Netherlands BV are as follows:

Vermilion Energy Netherlands BV

Head office – Harlingen
Zuidwalweg 2, 8861 NV Harlingen
Telephone: +31 (0) 517 493 333

Office – Amsterdam
Gustav Mahlerplein 11-13
3rd floor, 1082 MS Amsterdam
Telephone: +31 (0) 517 493 306

We only process your personal data for the following processing purposes and based on the following legal bases: (i) the processing is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you, or to respond to a request from you to take steps to close of an agreement (for example in case of submitting an application for the Environmental Fund or otherwise), (ii) the processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation to which Vermilion is subject and/or (ii) the processing is necessary for the to promote the legitimate interests of Vermilion, where these interests override your fundamental rights and freedoms.

The legitimate interests that Vermilion promotes in this context are to improve the performance, accessibility and content of its website and to improve its services.

Your personal data will only be shared with entities that are part of the Vermilion Group (and their tax, legal and other advisors).

If we transfer personal data to a group company in a country that is not part of the European Economic Area and of which the European Commission has not determined that this country guarantees an adequate level of protection, your personal data will only be transferred if appropriate safeguards are provided to protect your personal data. International transfers of personal data within the Vermilion Group to countries without an adequate level of protection take place on the basis of the application of Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission. A copy of the Standard Contractual Clauses can be requested via .

Vermilion only stores and processes your personal data for as long as necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, such as for the execution of the agreement with you, unless Vermilion has a legal right or obligation to keep the data longer, or the data is necessary to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

The GDPR provides you with certain rights with regard to the processing of your personal data, such as:

  • The right to access your personal data. This allows you to obtain a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • The right to rectification, erasure or addition of your personal data. This allows you to have incomplete or incorrect information rectified, deleted or supplemented.
  • The right to data portability (the right to obtain the personal data you have provided in a machine-readable format) insofar as this provision is relevant in the context of your relationship with Vermilion.
  • The right to erasure of personal data. You can ask us to erase or remove your personal data if there is no good reason for us to continue processing it. You also have the right to ask us to erase or remove personal data if you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
  • The right to restrict processing of your personal data. You can ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data (for example, if you want to check whether the personal data is correct or you want to check the purpose for processing).
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data under certain circumstances. This right may apply if the processing of your personal data is based on the pursuit of Vermilion’s legitimate interests.

If you wish to exercise one or more of your aforementioned rights, please contact . You also have the right to submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority if you are not satisfied with how Vermilion processes your personal data and we could not satisfactorily handle your request.

Vermilion does not process your personal data for automated decision-making (including profiling). There is also no legal or contractual obligation that requires you to provide your personal data to Vermilion. In some cases, providing your personal data may be a condition for entering into an agreement with you, as otherwise Vermilion will not be able to perform the agreement with you. Vermilion is also entitled to refrain from entering into an agreement with you or to terminate or reduce an agreement already entered into with you if the relevant personal data are necessary for Vermilion’s administrative purposes and/or to comply with legal requirements.

Vermilion reserves the right to unilaterally amend this legal statement and privacy statement at any time. If you have any questions regarding the content of this legal and privacy statement, please feel free to contact us at .