Privacy policy and GDPR Statement


I have read the guidelines for compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules. This document that follows explains how Goesting in Taal complies with this new legislation. If you have submitted your email address (by emailing me, purchasing a course, registering for our newsletter) you should read this to reassure yourself that we are looking after your data extremely responsibly. Goesting in Taal values the security of your information and will never intentionally breach the rules. We will do everything possible to keep your information safe.

Goesting in Taal Team members have been made aware of new data protection changes.

The information we hold
Email addresses of people who have emailed any of the Goesting in Taal email addresses (ending in or via our contact form – are automatically saved in Gmail and ZohoMail. Email addresses and first names of people who have signed up to my mailing list via the opt-in link on our website — are stored in Mailerlite, which meets GDPR standards for compliance.

Email addresses, first and last name, telephone number (optional), postal addresses of people who have purchased something from our website. Orders are processed by and Mollie which are securely password-protected. We have placed a message and link to this document at the bottom of our Sales Page.
Goesting in Taal does not share this information with anyone. Ever.

We have a YouTube account where viewers may comment. We sometimes reply, but hold no data about them. This data is held by YouTube. We use strong passwords on our YouTube channel. and Mollie process data and payments for Goesting in Taal. Goesting in Taal has no access to payment information, but does have email and some postal addresses. These have all been given voluntarily.

We have access to databases of followers on Facebook and LinkedIn. We are not the data processor of these databases – we use strong password authentication on these sites.

Communicating Privacy Information
Goesting in Taal has taken the following steps:

  • We have added this document to our website with a link from the sign up section for new students and in the footer.
  • We have added the link to our contact page.
  • An unsubscribe message will be visible on all Goesting in Taal newsletters or marketing e-mails.

Individuals’ Rights
On request, Goesting in Taal will delete an individual’s data.
If an individual would like to see the data Goesting in Taal holds about them, Goesting in Taal will gladly provide a screenshot of the gathered information.
If a student unsubscribes, their data will be deleted on a threemonthly basis.

Subject Access Requests
Goesting in Taal generally responds within 24 hours Monday-Friday, within the business hours of 9am – 4:30pm EST. Requests received after 4:30pm EST and on weekends will receive a response on the next business day.

Lawful basis for processing data
If people have contacted Goesting in Taal through one of our company email addresses, they have given us their email address. We do not actively add it to a list but Gmail and Zoho Mail will save it. Goesting in Taal will not add it to any database or spreadsheet unless someone requests we do so.
If people have opted into our mailing list (by subscribing), they have actively opted in, with the knowledge and expectation that they will receive occasional emails.
If people have purchased something from our site, their first and last name, physical address and email address are required. As an option, they can provide phone number. The required information is used to communicate regarding their product purchase and to perform the delivery of our the purchase. Followers of Goesting in Taal Websites have opted in and are given the option to unsubscribe with each email.
No data is gathered on individuals who comment on our Youtube channels.

Once a user has accepted terms and conditions, we regard this as consent until he or she asks for their data to be removed.
We recognize that consent is not indefinite, and will remind subscribers on each email, that they can unsubscribe and have their data deleted at any time.

While young people sometimes contact us, we are often not aware of their ages (unless they state it) and do not collect their data. As we are not processing their data, we are not required to obtain parental consent.

Data Breaches
Goesting in Taal does everything within our power by using secure password protection and reliable, secure services and programs. Should a breach of one of those programs of services occur, we will take immediate action to follow their recommendations.

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