This website is operated by the Royal Netherlands Football Association (the Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond, or KNVB), based in Zeist, registered at the Chamber of Commerce, no 40478591.

Privacy Statement

When you visit this website, the KNVB may collect and use information from you. This includes data which you may have entered in questionnaires or elsewhere on the website.

The KNVB is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy at all times. Any personal information that we obtain from this website will be collected and used in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act as well as the applicable Codes of Conduct. This implies, among other things, that your personal data will only be used insofar as compatible with the purpose for which they were obtained. This also means that you may assert certain rights as regards your personal data.

Our personal data file has been registered with the Data Protection Authority in The Hague, no 1158913. This Privacy Statement explains the policy regarding the information we collect about you within the scope of this website. It also explains our use of cookies and how you can exercise your rights regarding your personal information.

Processing personal data

The KNVB collects and processes information about clients and visitors to this website primarily as part of an efficient and effective business management strategy. It also enables us to monitor whether this website sufficiently meets the needs of our stakeholders, partners and visitors.

Your personal data may be processed in particular for the purpose of providing relevant information about products and services offered by KNVB and related third parties. Other key purposes include being able to perform other promotional activities, assessing and accepting (potential) clients, entering into and carrying out agreements, processing money transfers and conducting data analyses for statistical purposes.

In addition, the information you provide us through our website may be used for example to notify you about possible changes to the KNVB website or its use. Finally, your email address or any other personal information will not be disclosed to third parties who wish to send you information, also by email, except when we have your explicit approval (opt-in).

These third parties are the partners of the KNVB as well as companies from a number of business sectors, which include sports and leisure, media, entertainment, charities, insurance, telecommunication, energy, foodstuffs and DIY.  When you communicate with any of these third parties, the privacy rules of that third party apply.


This website collects certain statistical data about your use of the site to help it provide a better user experience, in accordance with your preferences and habits. This is done with the use of cookies: small text files (not executable files) which are stored on your hard drive.

You can disable cookies by changing your browser settings. Please be aware that this might prevent you from taking full advantage of our site and some of its functionality.

Third party websites

This Privacy Statement does not apply to the websites of third parties hyperlinked from and to our website. The KNVB explicitly assumes no responsibility for the websites of third parties nor for their privacy policies.

Questions / opt-out

If you don’t wish to receive information about our products or services or if you object to the use of your data, please let us know by sending us an email or writing to us. For questions on this Privacy Statement and/or the way in which we process your personal data, please write to KNVB Informatieservices, PO box 515, 3700 AM Zeist, or use the contact form on this website.

Changes to the Privacy Statement

The KNVB reserves the right to introduce changes to this Privacy Statement. It is advisable to check this Privacy Statement from time to time, so that you are acquainted with these changes.

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