Any personal details that you provide on will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided them.

How do we treat your personal information on

For example, if you are responsible for submitting an application or you would like to participate in our workshop, we will require certain personal information so that we can invoice you for the costs. All of our forms include information about why we have requested the data and the purpose for which it will be used. The Dutch Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) requests as little data as possible and shall only process this information if it is legally required to do so and shall use it for the specific purpose for which it is required; e.g. handling your request or application and/or for invoicing purposes.

Data usage for detection

Given that is part of the national government’s website, data may be used for detection; for example, in cases where someone commits a criminal offence or makes illegal comments on the website.

Personal information storage stores personal information for as long as it is necessary and for the purpose for which the information has been provided; for example, if the information is needed to answer a question. When it comes to information storage, the statutory retention period applies; see the Public Records Act.

Contact with the Data Protection Officer (DPO)

If you would like to know which of your personal information will be processed by Ctgb, you may submit an inspection request. If it transpires that the information that you have given is incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant, you may ask us to correct or supplement your information. If you wish to have your data deleted, you may submit a deletion request. Questions and requests may be sent to the following email address: Ctgb has assigned a Data Protection Officer to their Information Provision Team.

If you wish to submit a complaint about the way in which we have handled your personal information, you can submit a complaint to both Ctgb and the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation regulates the protection of your privacy and determines how we should handle your personal information.

See also: Dutch Data Protection Authority

Cookies & web statistics

Ctgb uses cookies for web statistics and research. These types of cookies have no impact on your privacy. uses the Piwik open source web analytics platform to tailor their website to better suit the needs of their visitors. The data collected by Ctgb is used for the sole purpose of improving the website.