Privacy statement

HAS University of Applied Sciences, Stichting HAS Opleidingen (HAS Education Foundation), located at Onderwijsboulevaard 221, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, is responsible for the processing of personal data mentioned in this privacy statement.

Contact details: 
Onderwijsboulevard 221 
5223 DE ’s-Hertogenbosch 
+31(0) 888 903 600

The Data Protection Officer for HAS Education Foundation can be contacted by sending an email to

Personal data processed by us

HAS Education Foundation processes your personal data because you use our services and/or because you have provided us with this data yourself. Personal data processed by us can be seen in the following overview:

-    First name and surname
-    Gender
-    Date of birth
-    Address details
-    Phone number
-    Email address
-    Other personal data you actively provide us with by website
-    Data regarding your activities on our website
-    Data regarding your surfing habits on various websites (for example because this company is part of an advertising network)
-    Internet browser and device type

Special and/or sensitive personal data processed by us

Our website and/or services do not intend to collect data regarding people visiting our website who are younger than 16 years of age. Unless they have permission from a parent or guardian. However, we cannot check if a visitor is over 16. We therefore advice parents/guardians to be involved in their child’s online activities, to prevent data regarding children from being collected without the parents’/guardians’ consent. If you are convinced that we have collected personal data regarding someone who is under-age without permission, contact us via, and we shall remove this information.

For what purpose and on what basis do we process personal data?

HAS Education Foundation processes your personal data for the following purposes:

-    To deliver goods and/or services to you
-    Sending our newsletter and/or advertising brochure
-    To phone you or send you an email if necessary to carry out our services
-    HAS Education Foundation tracks your surfing behaviour over various websites, which enables us to tune our products and services to your needs.

How long do we retain your personal data?

HAS Education Foundation will not keep your personal data any longer than strictly necessary to realise the purposes for which the data was collected. We apply the following retention period for the following categories of personal data:

Personal data: prospective student 
Retention period: 3 years 

Personal data: Students 
Retention period: 7 years 

Personal data: Course participant 
Retention period: 5 years 

Personal data: Contacts of HAS University of Applied Sciences 
Retention period: 7 years or as long as a contact is active

Personal data: Alumni 
Retention period: 7 years 

Sharing personal data with third parties

HAS Education Foundation does not sell your data to third parties and will only forward data if necessary in the execution of our agreement with you, or to comply with a legal obligation. With companies that process your data on our instruction, we draw up a processor’s agreement, to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. HAS Education Foundation remains responsible for this processing.

Cookies, or similar techniques, that we use

HAS Education Foundation uses functional, analytical and tracking cookies. A cookie is a small file that is saved during the first visit to this website in the browser of your computer, tablet or smartphone. HAS Education Foundation uses cookies with a purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website works properly and that, for example, your preferred settings are remembered. These cookies are also used to make the website work well and to optimise it. In addition, we place cookies that keep track of your browsing habits, so that we can offer customised content and advertisements. On your first visit to our website, we informed you about these cookies and asked you for permission to place them. You can opt out of cookies by setting your internet browser so that it no longer stores cookies. In addition, you can also delete all information previously saved via the settings of your browser. For an explanation, see:

Cookies are also placed on this website by third parties. These are, for example, advertisers and/or social media companies. 
The articles and videos that you watch on our website can be shared via social media by means of buttons. For these buttons to function, AddThis and cookies from the social media parties are used, so that they recognise you when you want to share an article or video. For the cookies that the social media sites place, and the possible data they collect with them, we refer to the statements of these parties on their own websites. 

View, correct, or remove data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent for the data processing, or to object to the processing of your personal data by HAS Education Foundation. You also have the right to data portability. This means that you can submit a request to us to send the personal information we have from you in a computer file to you or to another organisation specified by you. 

You can send a request to view, correct, remove or transfer your personal data, or request to withdraw your consent to the data processing, or to object to the processing of your personal data to

To be certain that your request to view, correct, remove or transfer your details has been made by you, we ask you to send a copy of your ID with your request. In this copy, black out your passport photo, the MRZ (machine readable zone: the strip with numbers at the bottom of the passport), your passport number and Social Security Number (BSN). This is to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request as quickly as possible, but no later than four weeks. 


HAS Education Foundation would also like to point out that you have the ability to file a complaint with the national supervisory authority, the Dutch Data Protection Authority. This can be done through the following link: (Dutch website)

How we secure personal data

HAS Education Foundation takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorised changes. If you feel that your data is not properly secured, or there are indications of abuse, please contact us, through our reception or by sending an email to

About this Privacy Statement

HAS University of Applied Sciences reserves the right to make changes to this privacy statement without further notice. These changes will be effective immediately upon being posted on the website.