Privacy Statement

Rooming takes the privacy of her users very seriously, and will process and use information about you in a very secure manner. In this document Rooming's Privacy Statement is described. We recommend you to go through the Privacy Statement carefully. In case the words in this Privacy Statement are written in capitals, they are not defined in the Privacy Statement itself, but in the general terms and conditions of Rooming.

Article 1. Who is Rooming

Rooming is een onderneming die een online platform aanbiedt waarop aan gebruikers de mogelijkheid wordt geboden om onderling in contact te komen met (ver)huurders. Dit Platform wordt nader gedefinieerd in de algemene voorwaarden van Rooming. Rooming is gevestigd te (1432CM) Aalsmeer, aan de Aalsmeerderweg 249-O en staat ingeschreven in de Kamer van Koophandel onder nummer 57353662. De wijze van opslaan en het gebruik van jouw persoonsgegevens zijn aangemeld bij het College Bescherming Persoonsgegevens.

Article 2. Which information is collected and processed by Rooming?

Wanneer je met behulp van het Platform een woning, appartement, of kamer wil zoeken, moet je een Account aanmaken. Wanneer een dergelijk Account wordt gecreëerd, wordt aan jou verzocht om bepaalde informatie over jezelf te verstrekken. Niet alle gegevens moeten verplicht worden verstrekt. De verstrekte informatie kun je altijd in het Account aanpassen.

Wanneer je met behulp van het Platform een woning, appartement, of kamer wil aanbieden, moet je een Account aanmaken. Wanneer een dergelijk Account wordt gecreëerd, wordt aan jou verzocht om bepaalde informatie over jezelf te verstrekken. Niet alle gegevens moeten verplicht worden verstrekt. De verstrekte informatie kun je altijd in het Account aanpassen.

Automatically generated Information
Rooming collects Automatically Generated Information from all users. This information is based on your browsing behavior on the Platform, such as the pages you visit, how long you're on a certain page, what you're offering or searching for, and the use you make of your Account. Rooming also collects your IP-address, the type of browser you are using (the computer program you run to be able to look at internet pages), and 'cookies'.

Article 3. What are cookies and how does Rooming make use of them?

By providing the Platform Rooming makes use of cookies that are saved by your browser onto your computer. Cookies are small bits of information that Rooming's server sends to your browser with the intention of using this information during your next visit and sending it back to Rooming's server. With the help of cookies the Platform can recognize when you're visiting the website again, and can adjust the website especially for you. A cookie helps you save time. A cookie cannot spread any viruses.

The browser can be set such that the next time the Platform is accessed, no cookies are received. In that case it may occur that you cannot make full use of all the features of the Platform, or that access cannot be granted to (parts of) the Platform. More information regarding the use of cookies can be found using the Help-function of the browser

In case cookies are used, Rooming advises you to logout if you are using a publicly accessible computer to protect your username and password.

Article 4. For which purposes shall rooming use the collected information?

Rooming will use your personal information for the following intends or purposes:

- to offer the Platform to you as best as possible;
- to send you information about the Platform;
- to send you information about Rooming's own comparable services;
- to promote the Platform;
- to collect anonymous statistics and secure the service;
- to provide the information to Room 12 BV and her sister companies;
- to send information regarding study and work related information;
- to provide information to third parties due to legal obligations and/or in light of a court case or protection of her own rights.

Use by Rooming
Rooming offers a platform to put owners and tenants in touch. To make sure that houses, apartments and rooms can truly be offered, Rooming has to use your personal information.

Rooming would like to keep you up to date on the progress of her Platform. In the case of an expansion or another form of an update or change, Rooming will let you know. This also applies for the information regarding payments. It is not possible to unsubscribe from these messages.

In the Terms and Conditions you give Rooming the right to make your filled in personal details (such as username and profile picture) and Studymaterial public for the intends and purposes of the Platform. This implies that Rooming can also use your provided personal details for the promotion of the Platform. Use by third parties
Without explicit permission Rooming will provide your personal details to Room 12 BV and her sister companies. Rooming won't however give out personal information beyond Room 12 BV, to third parties for marketing purposes (such as sending advertisements).

Rooming can however provide your personal details to third parties when this is necessary for supplying the Platform and/or as long as the information cannot be traced back to you personally (such as automatically generated information, not including the IP-address) and so are not personal details.

Rooming can provide your personal details to third parties in case she is obliged to by law, as a result of a court case and/or in case she finds it necessary in protection of her own rights.

Google Analytics
The Platform makes use of Google Analytics, a web analysis service that is offered by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics makes use of cookies as described in paragraph 3 above, to help Rooming analyze how you use the Platform. The information generated by cookies (including the IP-adres) is transferred to and saved by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to keep track of how you use the Platform, creates reports about the website-activity for Rooming, and offers other services related to website-activity and internet use. Google can provide this information to third parties if Google is forced to by law, or if these third parties process the information for Google. Google will not combine your IP-adres with other information that Google has. You can reject the use of cookies as described in paragraph 3. You hereby give permission to let the information be processed by Google in the manner and for the purposes as described previously.

Article 5. How does Rooming protect personal information?

Rooming has taken suitable technical and organizational precautions to protect your personal information from loss or any form of unlawful processing.

The Platform is protected as such that it cannot be accessed without login information. Your personal information is protected against unauthorized use by a username and password.

On top of this, the contact with the Platform itself is also protected. This protection can be recognized by the 'https' in the URL of the browser, as well as the closed lock shown on the bottom of your computer screen. When clicking this lock twice, you can check whether safe contact has been made with the Platform.

Article 6. Transfer of enterprise

Bij de verdere groei en ontwikkeling van Rooming, kan het voorkomen dat één of meer onderdelen of activa van de onderneming worden overgedragen aan een derde partij of dat Rooming fuseert met een derde partij. In dat geval kunnen ook jouw persoonsgegevens worden overgedragen.

Article 7. Retransmission to countries outside the EU

Given the fact that Rooming uses Google Analytics, as described above in paragraph 4, Rooming provides personal detail to the United States. Google Analytics, as a part of Google, is a member of the Safe Harbor program. This means that Google has taken the necessary measures to be able to protect your personal details. Based on this, Rooming has the right to provide your details to Google for the purposes described in paragraph 4.

Article 8. Examination and improvement of your details

You can always view and edit your own personal details in your Account. In case you want an overview of all the personal information Rooming has registered about you, you can request this from Rooming. Rooming will send you this overview within four (4) weeks. Subsequently you can request Rooming to improve the collected information, add more to it, remove it, or protect it. Rooming will let you know within four (4) weeks whether the request can be granted. You can contact to file such a request.

Article 9. How far does the responsibility of Rooming extend?

The Platform may contain hyperlinks through which you leave the Platform and end up on third party websites. Rooming has no say about the websites of third parties that are linked to. It may be the case that by using these websites of third parties a different privacy statement applies. This Privacy Statement only applies to the personal details that have been provided through the Platform. Rooming takes no responsibility or liability for (the working and/or content of) websites of third parties.

Article 10. Can this Privacy Statement be amended?

This Privacy Statement can be amended. Any changes will be made known through the Platform.

Article 11. Questions?

If you still have question regarding the Privacy Statement you can send an e-mail to