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Attic® Privacy & ePrivacy Statement (EN)


A. Introduction

This Privacy & ePrivacy statement (‘Statement’) is an integral part of the website (as well as its content if and to the extent provided or otherwise made available in any way and from time to time) of Attic B.V. (‘Attic’), a private company with limited liability based in the Netherlands and registered in the registers of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 83973206, to the visitor and/or user of the website (collectively: ‘User’).

This Statement governs the privacy and related matters when using Attic’s website and its content (collectively: ‘Website’) and how a User can exercise its rights regarding its Personal Data, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR‘), the ePrivacy Directive and related applicable laws and regulations hereunder.

By accessing, browsing, or otherwise using the Website (which includes without limitation any services, whether from Attic or third parties) User acknowledges that User has read, understood, and agrees to be bound by this Statement and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If User does not agree to this Statement or the compliance obligations, please do not use the Attic’s Website in any way.

For purposes concerning this Statement, the Website is owned and operated by Attic and to the extent applicable also for the benefit of Attic. The content on this Website is provided only for general information purposes and as-is, which may not be accurate, correct and/or complete and does not constitute other professional advice.

B. Privacy

When visiting the Website, Attic may register personal data as defined in the GDPR (‘Personal Data’). All Personal Data collected by Attic on this Website shall remain within the European Union. Any connection with the server of this Website is encrypted. Attic will only use Personal Data for the purposes as described in this Statement and will protect any Personal Data collected in accordance with the applicable laws.

When visiting the Website, Attic does not collect and process any Personal Data of Users. Attic solely collects and process Personal Data of Users when a User contacts Attic in order to inform User about and to make available certain content, information, and related services for the benefit of the normal business operations of Attic, to develop, modify, reproduce, distribute and make the Website and/or its services available.

When a User completes the contact form on this Website or send an email to [email protected], Attic may retain those communications in order to process the inquiries, respond to requests and improve this Website or to give Users assistance regarding the Attic’s services. When the User registers for any Attic services, the User will need to provide personal information such as, but not limited to: email address, name, address, billing address and payment verification information. When a User subscribes to the newsletter of Attic, User only needs to register its email address in order to receive the newsletter.

Information that Users provide will only be used to contact Users, for example, for information or updates of the services, or to offer newsletters, and other content in connection that may be of interest to the User, unless User has informed Attic via Attic’s service desk or through a contact form on the Website that User does not wish to receive any communication from Attic anymore. Attic will not use this Website to collect special categories of Personal Data such as information regarding political views, race, religious beliefs, health, criminal-law data, or other matters.

C. ePrivacy

When visiting this Website, Attic only sets technically, functionally essential or otherwise required cookies, beacons, scripts and the like that contain certain attributes such as language settings, IP address, device and browser information (collectively: ‘Cookies’) so that it can remember User’s choices in order to optimise User’s experience and to recognise the device of browser for the next time when a User visits the Website from the same device or browser.

In addition to the essential Cookies collected via the Website as set forth in the previous paragraph, Attic will work with various companies to help Attic to analyse how the Website is used, and to optimise the Website to deliver the best possible experience. Currently, Attic uses (i) WordPress Cookies to recognise a computer when a User visits the Website, track users as they navigate the Website, improve the Website’s usability and to facilitate the use of our Website search, (ii) Google Analytics by Google Inc. to analyse the use of the Website, (iii) Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook if case an User may want to follow Attic on those platforms or follow the social stream or share content from the Website, (iv) Netlify (static website hosting) (v) Mautic (marketing automation for news letters, (vi) Chargebee (customer and financial portal), (vii) Stripe (PSP), (vii) Zendesk (customer support), and others to the extent listed in our Cookie Policy under Article 6:

Please, also, be aware that Attic makes every commercially reasonable effort to respect User’s choices, however, there is the possibility that not all Cookies will be captured. If this is a concern, then Attic would recommend that the User changes its cookie settings via its browser; said browser help function will tell the User how. This Statement does not apply to third-party websites that may be accessed through links on the Website.

Furthermore, via Attic’s configuration tooling available on its Website, User is able to choose, change and otherwise configurate and manage which consent it wishes to give regarding functional, statistical respectively marketing Cookies.

This Website contains links to or from other internet sites, for example links to websites of project partners or organisations for matchmaking purposes related to Attic and its services. Those websites are provided by independent third parties over whom Attic has no control. Attic is not responsible for the availability or content of those sites and related activities. Attic does not control the dissemination of these third-party Cookies and cannot block Cookies from those sites.

This Statement has been synchronised with the last synchronisation having occurred in March 2022.

D. Miscellaneous

From time to time, Attic will revise this Statement, Attic recommend that User regularly check whether it has been revised. However, Attic will notify User via prominent notification on the Website about any major changes that would negatively impact User’s legitimate interests, although we are not envisioning any such changes in the near future. These Terms do not apply to third-party websites that may be accessed through links on this Website.

This Statement is exclusively governed by the laws of the Netherlands. Any and all disputes that may arise with respect to this Statement will be referred exclusively to the competent court of Zeeland-West-Brabant, location Breda (except for appeal or cassation), without prejudice to the right of either party to apply for disposition by summary proceedings, and unless Attic as plaintiff or petitioning party elects for the competent court of the domicile or place of business of User. Parties hereby irrevocably waives any right to a jury trial in any action or proceeding between User and Attic whether hereunder or otherwise.

Questions or other queries regarding this Statement or insight into and the accuracy of information or Personal Data that User provides to Attic via its Website, or requests to have outdated information and Personal Data deleted or other Personal Data rights request, may be submitted via the contact form on this Website or to [email protected].


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- 24 mei 2023
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Microsoft Digital Defense Report

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TBX2022 Throwback & Masterclass

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Hacking my Helium Crypto Miner

Wesley Neelen - 05 sep 2022
Recently I came across an interesting cryptocurrency project called Helium. Its a wireless network built by people all around the world. The people that help expanding the network by adding a hotspot receive the Helium cryptocurrency coin by providing the coverage. During my research I decided to order one of those Helium miners. I ordered […] Lees verder

PEN-300 / OSEP review

Wesley Neelen - 19 jul 2022
This year I decided to start a new study, the PEN-300 course of Offensive Security. In 2012 I did the OSCP course and in 2013 OSCE. In 2016 I took the OSEE class in Vegas, unfortunately never took the exam (one of my biggest mistakes ever🥴). I liked all the courses very much at that […] Lees verder

Deze 3 misverstanden blokkeren het ontwikkelen van cyberweerbaarheid

Zolder B.V. - 04 jul 2022
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Cyberweerbaarheid en Operational Technology

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Onlangs nam Erik Remmelzwaal, co-owner en Managing Director van Zolder BV, deel aan een tafelgesprek van Data Value Center – Smart Industry (DVC-SI). Het thema was Cyberweerbaarheid en Operational Technology, en het gesprek werd opgenomen in de campus van Breda Robotics, waar Zolder lid van is. De opname is inmiddels beschikbaar en terug te kijken […] Lees verder

Detecting MFASweep using Azure Sentinel

Zolder B.V. - 01 nov 2021
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Public SharePoint sites - the new open shares

Wesley Neelen - 16 sep 2021
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Decrypt passwords from Xerox Workcentre config backups

Rik van Duijn - 29 aug 2021
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Office 365 audit logging

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Ransomware, nationale crisis?

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Zolder B.V. - 02 jul 2021
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Zolder wordt hoofdsponsor HCZ

Zolder B.V. - 01 jul 2021
Vandaag is bekend geworden dat Zolder de nieuwe hoofdsponsor is van HCZ – Hockeyclub Zevenbergen. De komende drie seizoenen zal het logo van Zolder daarom voorop de shirts van alle HCZ leden prijken. We zijn heel erg trots op deze nieuwe stap voor ons jonge bedrijf, en hopen zo de relatie met onze regio te […] Lees verder

Breda Robotics

Erik Remmelzwaal - 10 mei 2021
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27% .nl domeinen slecht beschermd tegen spoofing

Erik Remmelzwaal - 29 apr 2021
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Zolder biedt MKB betaalbare en eenvoudige security-app

Zolder B.V. - 12 apr 2021
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