Cookies og beskyttelse af personlige oplysninger

About this Policy

This Privacy and Cookie Policy (hereinafter: “Policy”) is meant to inform you about the processing of your personal data (hereinafter: “Personal Data”) and use of cookies by Elacin International B.V. (hereinafter: “Elacin”) and also applies to the use of the website (hereinafter: “Website”). When you apply for or use our products and/or services, whether or not in the course of your employment, enter into an agreement with us and/or visit our Website, you agree to this Policy. This Policy can also be consulted, downloaded and printed on our Website.

We respect your privacy. Therefore, we process, handle and protect your Personal Data with the utmost care. While processing Personal Data, we comply with requirements imposed by laws and regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation. Read our Privacy Policy carefully so that you know what your rights and obligations are.

Questions about this Policy can be submitted via

Processing of Personal Data

Elacin may process the following Personal Data:

  • Contact details, including, but not limited to, your name, address, place of residence, postal code, (mobile) phone number and email address;
  • Health data, including but not limited to, results of hearing tests and allergies;
  • Job title and functions, gender and date of birth;
  • Application details, including, but not limited to, your work history, your education history, your CV and other information dependent on the role you are applying for.

Additionally, Elacin may also process certain data, such as URL, IP address, browser type and language, and the data and time of your visit to our Website.

How the personal data is collected

Elacin may collect Personal Data, because you provide this Personal Data to Elacin. For example, to enable us to enter in an agreement with you, to provide you with information about our products and/or services, by filling in forms on the Website, responding to a marketing campaign or competition, subscribing to our newsletter and applying for one of our vacancies on the Website. Elacin may also receive or collect Personal Data of employees from their employers.

Purposes of processing and legal basis for the processing purposes

Elacin may process your Personal Data for the following purposes and on the following legal basis:

  Purpose of processing  Legal basis for the purpose of processing
  • To provide our products and/or services to you and/or your company
  • Performance of a contract
  •  Legitimate interest
  • For the fulfilment and/or execution of an (employment) agreement
  • Performance of a contract
  • Legitimate interest
  • To inform employees of customers of Elacin that new hearing protection products are needed
  • Performance of a contract
  • Legitimate interest
  • To execute marketing campaigns and related activities
  • Consent
  • Legitimate interest
  • To send you (electronic) commercial messages (newsletters) with information about our products and/or services
  • Consent
  • Legitimate interest
  • To analyze, maintain, secure and optimize our Website and associated technologies
  • Legitimate interest
  • To compile user statistics and responses to help Elacin to further develop and improve the provision of products and/or services, including the Website
  • Legitimate interest
  • To comply with relevant laws and regulations
  • Compliance with legal obligations
  • Legitimate interest

Legitimate interest

Legitimate interests of Elacin are, inter alia, improving our products, services and websites, informing customers about the use of (new) products and services, marketing and sales activities. If and in so far as Elacin relies on the legitimate interest legal basis, Elacin has undertaken a balancing test between the legitimate interests pursued by Elacin as a controller and your interests and fundamental rights and freedoms, which require protection of Personal Data, to justify our reliance on this legal basis.

Third parties

Elacin respects the privacy of all clients and all visitors to its Website and ensures that the confidential nature of the Personal Data you provide and/or the Personal Data about you that is provided to Elacin by others will be maintained. Elacin will not make your Personal Data available to third parties, unless it is required to do so by virtue of mandatory rules, a binding decision from a government agency or an order to do so by a competent court. The Website may contain hyperlinks to third party websites. Elacin is not responsible for the content of any third party websites.


In accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, Elacin has taken adequate technical and organizational measures to safeguard the security of your Personal Data. Elacin stores Personal Data on a secure database that is protected by technical access controls and periodically reviews the information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to our systems. Personal Data will not be transferred to and/or stored in countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).

Data subject rights

You are entitled to exercise certain rights, such as:

  • Right of access. This means you can make a request to obtain access to the personal data concerning you;
  • The right to rectification or correction of your personal data if it is inaccurate or incomplete;
  • The right to erasure of the personal data that relates to you. Please note that there may be circumstances in which we are required to retain your data in order to meet our legal and regulatory obligations;
  • The right to object to or to request restriction of the processing;
  • The right to data portability. This means that you have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and that you have the right to transmit that data to another controller;
  • The right to object to profiling;
  • The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;

If you wish to exercise (one of) these rights, please send an e-mail to, specifying “Access/Rectify/Erase personal data” as the subject. Elacin will respond within four weeks to your request. If Elacin denies your request, Elacin will explain why and inform you on your rights.

If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled or the way Elacin processes your Personal Data, you can raise a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

Retention periods

Elacin keeps your Personal Data or other data that you provide to us, whether or not provided via the Website, as long as necessary for the purposes indicated above, or to comply with our legal obligations such as (statutory) retention periods. After expiry of such retention period, Elacin will destroy all copies containing personal data or anonymize such data.


What are cookies?

Elacin may collect and analyse information on the use of the Website by means of a cookie. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers and stored on your computer or mobile device when visiting the Website.

Elacin stores the following cookies:

  • Essential and functional cookies, which are necessary in order for you to move around the service as you request and allow us to use certain features of the service in accordance with the choices that you make. For these cookies, consent is not required.
  • Analytical cookies, which are necessary to help us provide you with a better user experience for you based on optimizing the services and constantly optimizing the features and performance. For these cookies, consent is not required.

You can also permit or prevent the use of cookies by changing the settings of your browser.

The use of cookies

Cookies can allow us to distinguish you from other Website users, which helps Elacin to improve Website and to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Website. Cookies can also authorise other designated websites to recognise you for a particular purpose.


Elacin may change this Policy at any time and without further notice. Such modified Policy take effect from the time they are placed on the Website. Elacin will always make an effort to place the latest version of the Policy on this webpage so that you can always consult them here.


Should you have any questions or comments regarding this Policy, please do not hesitate to contact Elacin by e-mail:

Our locations

The Netherlands

Elacin International B.V.
Minervum 7032
4817 ZL Breda

T: +31 (0)88 20 80 600
F: +31 (0)162 31 93 02

VAT no.: NL00 2722 586 B01
Chamber of commerce: 18130264

Elacin GmbH
Großenbaumer Weg 8
40472 Düsseldorf

T: +49 (0) 211 61 70 56 56

VAT no.: DE 291497386
Chamber of commerce: HRB71136

Elacin France S.A.S.
Immeuble Sezac
Rond Point Laurent Schwartz CS 50005
78311 Maurepas Cedex

T: +33 (0)134 61 37 82
F: +33 (0)134 61 10 86

VAT no.: FR 50 348 720 962
Chamber of commerce: 348 720 962 000 37