Colophon and Privacy


Public Body of the German-Dutch Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park
Kapellerpoort 1
6041 HZ Roermond

Privacy statement

The German-Dutch Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park is located in 6041HZ Roermond, Kapellerpoort 1. It is responsible for processing personal data as explained in this privacy statement.


On the website “Along tracks– biography of a landscape” of the German-Dutch Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park, you will find information about culturally and historically interesting spots. About nature and landscape in the Nature Park, as well as tourist and recreational events and routes inside the Nature Park.

Contact details

Kapellerpoort 1, 6041 HZ Roermond, Tel. +31475386491,, Drs. Leo Reyrink is the Data Protection Official of the German-Dutch Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park. He can be reached on

The personal data that we process

The German-Dutch Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park processes personal data because you are using our services and/or because you have shared this information with us yourself. Please find below an overview of the personal data that we process:

  • Email address in case you have sent us a contact form on
  • First and family name in case stated on the contact form
  • Sex in case stated on the contact form
  • Address details in case stated on the contact form
  • Telephone number in case stated on the contact form

The website of the Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park allows you to create personal routes in the Nature Park based on a certain navigation system. To save these routes, you need to have an account, with a user name and email address. The Nature Park will not use this information nor share it with third parties.

Exceptional and/or sensitive personal data that we process

Our website will never collect any data regarding minor visitors (< 16). Unless their parents or guardians have given their consent. Nevertheless, we cannot verify the age of any visitor. Therefore, we kindly advise parents to monitor their children’s conduct on the internet, to avoid any information about them being collected without parental consent. In case you are certain that we have collected any personal data without this permission, please do not hesitate to contact us on We will then remove this information without delay.

Personal data are being collected for what purpose and based on what?

The German-Dutch Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park processes personal data for the following purposes:

  • Analysing visitors’ conduct on the website to improve the website and make sure our offer and excursions meet visitors’ preferences.

Personal data are stored for how long?

Maas-Schwalm-Nette will save your personal data as long as necessary to realise those goals for which your data have been collected. Any data received through contact forms will remain with us for one year and a half (18 months), unless otherwise required by law.

Sharing personal data with third parties

In principle, Maas-Schwalm-Nette will never share any personal data with third parties. However, in case this is necessary for performing our duties, we will only do so with your permission or in order to meet statutory requirements.

The Cookies, or similar technology, that we use

Maas-Schwalm-Nette uses no Cookies or any similar technology.

Accessing, changing or deleting data

You have the right to access, correct or delete your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your data treatment authorisation and object to your personal data being processed by Maas-Schwalm-Nette, and you have the right to data portability. It means you may request us to send any of your personal data that we have stored in a computer file to you or to any other organisation of your choice. You may submit a request to access, correct, delete or transfer your personal data or request the withdrawal of your authorisation or email your objection to data treatment at To make sure it is you who made the request, we will ask you to provide a copy of your valid ID. In this copy, you need to blacken your passport photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip with numbers underneath the passport), passport number and social security number. This is to protect your privacy. We will reply as soon as possible, at least within four weeks, on your request. Maas-Schwalm-Nette would also like to point out the option to submit a complaint to the national supervisory authority, the Personal Data Authority.

How we secure personal data

Maas-Schwalm-Nette takes protection of your data very seriously, taking appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, undesired disclosure and unauthorised change. If you might have the idea your data are not sufficiently secured or in case you suspect misuse, please contact us at



The Public Authority German-Dutch Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park expressly dismisses any liability for the layout and contents of the websites visited through links. Those responsible for contents on any linked website are the organisations providing these websites and contents. The Public Authority of the German-Dutch Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park ensures the correctness of any information displayed on its websites. Nevertheless, it cannot be held liable for any incorrect or incomplete information neither can any rights be derived from the information available.


All rights reserved. Images may only be used with the explicit prior written consent of the photographers involved. The offeror cannot exclude changes and mistakes in the information available.


M. Hectors, Di Colore VOF
The Public Authority German-Dutch Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park