Privacy Policy and Disclaimer for

This page informs you of my disclaimer and policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use my website and the choices you have associated with that data. At, the privacy of my visitors is of extreme importance to me.

By using my website you agree to my disclaimer and my privacy and cookie policy. Your details will never be sold and / or provided to third parties. I process personal data only for the purpose for which it was provided and in accordance with the “Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming” (AVG)


Types of data collected:

Personal Data
While using my website, I may ask you to provide me with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data

Cookies and Web Beacons
Yes does use cookies and/or similar tracking technologies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze my website.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.


Use of data:

DutchIndependence uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain my website
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of my website when you choose to do so
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that I can improve my website
  • To monitor the usage of my website
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues


Transfer of data:

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside The Netherlands and choose to provide information to me, please note that I transfer the data, including Personal Data, to The Netherlands and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

And of course; I will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Legal requirements:

DutchIndependence may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Polliesdividend
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with my website
  • To protect the personal safety of users of my website or the public
  • To protect against legal liability


Security of data:

The security of your data is important to me, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, I cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Links to other sites:

My website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by me. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. I strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. I have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.


Social media:

To make it as easy as possible for you to share my blog posts I use ‘share’ buttons. Read the privacy statements of the respective Social Media platforms to know how they deal with privacy.


Advertising partners:

Some of my advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on my site. My advertising partners currently include:
– Google AdSense

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

I have no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.’s privacy policy does not apply to, and I cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.



I’m NOT a registered investment adviser, investment professional, brokerage firm or investment company. Readers are advised that information on the website is issued solely for information purposes and not to be construed as an offer or recommendation to buy, hold, or sell any securities. All information, opinions, and analyses included are based on sources believed to be reliable, but no representation or warranty is made concerning accuracy, correctness, timeliness, or appropriateness. Please consult with an investment professional before investing any of your money!


Changes to this Privacy Policy and Disclaimer:

I may update My Privacy Policy and Disclaimer from time to time. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy and Disclaimer on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy and Disclaimer periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy and Disclaimer are effective when they are posted on this page.


Contact me:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and Disclaimer, please contact me:
Via Twitter: @DuIndependence
By email:



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