Privacy policy

1. Neways – the Controller

This is the privacy statement of Neways Electronics International N.V., a public company with limited liability incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands with statutory seat in Eindhoven and its registered office at Science Park Eindhoven 5010, 5692 EA Son, registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 17036989 (‘Neways’).

If you want to ask us any questions regarding this privacy policy, e-mail us at, as referred to under 6 below.

In relation to personal data Neways may receive directly from you as a client, a person seeking contact with Neways via the website, e-mail or phone, or a visitor of the website, Neways qualifies as a ‘controller’ under the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) with respect to the processing of this personal data. One of the obligations of a controller under the GDPR, is to inform each person of whom it processes personal data, the data subject, regarding the following subjects:

  • The identity and contact details of the controller (paragraph 1 and 6);
  • The categories of personal data (paragraph 2);
  • The purpose of the processing and the legal basis thereof (paragraph 3);
  • The recipients or categories of recipients of your personal data (paragraph 4);
  • The period for which your personal data will be stored (paragraph 5);
  • Your rights in relation to your personal data (paragraph 6).

Neways wishes to inform you, as a data subject, on the abovementioned subjects in this privacy statement.

2. Categories of personal data

When you access and move around the website, we may collect some personal data about you. By ‘personal data’ we mean any personally identifiable information.

Purpose and legal basis

Neways only processes your personal data on the basis of one of the following grounds and for the following purposes:

  • The processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party. Neways needs personal data of its suppliers and customers for the following purposes: to be able to inform them of matters relating to the subject of the agreement and the performance thereof.
  • The processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which Neways is a subject. There are several legal obligations applicable to Neways. The processing will take place for the following purposes: to comply with administrative obligations under which Neways is obliged to keep books, documents and other data carriers in relation to its administration, including verifying your identity.
  • The processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interest pursued by Neways. Neways has a legitimate interest in processing your personal data for the purpose of our own protection by keeping files in case of complaints, claims or litigation.
  • You have given your consent to the processing of your personal data for a specific purpose. This is the case if you have contacted Neways via phone, e-mail or the website, with a question or information request. The processing takes then place for the purpose of: providing you with requested information.
  • Website visits: We keep records of the activity that takes place on our website. These records may include personal data. Neways uses these log files only to prevent abuse. If we detect an attack on our Website, we may use log file data to try to determine the source of the attack. We may also share or report to law enforcement data about malicious attacks.
  • E-mail notifications and newsletters: The Website offers you the possibility to subscribe to newsletters and e-mail notifications on subjects like events, press releases, career opportunities or quarterly and annual results. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions found at the end of every e-mail notification or newsletter.
  • Data of job applicants: We collect your personal data to communicate with you regarding the selection procedure, the assessment of your suitability for the position that is or may be vacant and any possible reimbursement of the expenses you have incurred. For these purposes, we collect the following data from you:
  • Name, gender, date of birth, nationality, place of birth;
  • Address, telephone number, e-mail address, bank account number;
  • Data concerning followed courses and internships;
  • Information on the nature and content of the current employment and on its termination;
  • Other information with a view to fulfil the function, that are provided by the applicant (curriculum vitae/motivation letter).

3. Recipients of your personal data

Your personal data may be stored in our accounting program, if you are a (representative of) a supplier or customer of Neways. This data is also accessible to our accountant and within our group of companies, including our shareholders. We ensure that a data processing agreement is in place with parties that are considered to be processors of your personal data under the GDPR, under which they are obliged to act in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR. Under no circumstances will your personal data be processed outside the EU/EEA.

4. Storage and term

Neways may store your personal data for (i) as long as necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was obtained, being for the time of the agreement between parties, including a term for possible aftercare, or (ii) as long as legally required in relation to administrative obligations, being a period of 7 years, or (iii) for a period during which it is possible under Dutch law to submit a legal claim, being a maximum period of 20 years. At any given time, you may request Neways to delete your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR and as described in paragraph 5 of this privacy statement.

5. Your rights

In relation to your own personal data, the GDPR grants you certain specific rights, being:

  • Right of access – you have the right to ask Neways whether or not your personal data is being processed by Neways.
  • Right to rectification – you have the right to obtain from Neways rectification of inaccurate personal data Neways may have from you to the extent permitted by the GDPR.
  • Right to erasure (or the ‘right to be forgotten’) – you have the right to obtain from Neways the erasure of your personal data to the extent permitted by the GDPR.
  • Right to restriction of processing – you have the right to obtain from Neways a restriction of processing to the extent permitted by the GDPR.
  • Right to data portability – you have the right to receive the personal data Neways has from you, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller, without hindrance from Neways to the extent permitted by the GDPR.
  • Right to not be subject to automated individual decision-making – you have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling. Neways does not make use of automated individual decision-making in any of its processes.

Furthermore, in case you have a complaint as to how your personal data is treated by Neways, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (for instance: the ‘Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens’ in the Netherlands).

In case Neways processes your personal data based on your consent, this consent can of course be withdrawn by you at any given time.

6. Questions or complaints

In case you want to invoke one of your rights as stated in paragraph 5, or you have any other questions and/or complaints in relation to this privacy statement or as to how your personal data is treated, please let us know by sending an e-mail to:, stating ‘Privacy’ in the subject of the e-mail.

7. Reservations

Neways reserves the right to modify this privacy statement unilaterally, in which case the old privacy statement will be automatically replaced by the new one. Neways therefore asks you to review this privacy statement on a regular basis.

This version is dated 29 April 2022.

Neways Electronics International N.V.
Science Park Eindhoven 5010, 5692 EA Son
P.O. 69, 5690 AB Son
Phone: + 31 40 267 92 00

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