The Dutch Emissions Authority will only use the personal data collected by this website for the purposes for which it was provided. This satisfies the Dutch Emissions Authority's obligations under privacy law.

How does the NEa use your personal data?

Any page that asks for your personal data will state the precise purpose for which specific details will be used. The Dutch Emissions Authority will only use your personal data for the purposes for which you provided it. This means that if you enter your details somewhere, they will not be used for any other purpose (e.g. for sending press releases).

Data may be used for criminal investigations, however, if the site is used to commit offences or to issue injurious statements (or under any other exceptional circumstances as listed in Section 43 of the Personal Data Protection Act). Personal data may not be stored any longer than necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. Only the information that you actively entered yourself will be used when processing personal data.

What is the Personal Data Protection Act?

The Personal Data Protection Act (Wet bescherming persoonsgegevens, Wbp) helps to protect citizens' privacy. Among other things, the Act applies to data processed by Ministry websites. The Dutch Data Protection Authority monitors compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act. The Personal Data Protection Act is available for viewing or download at