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Disclaimer and privacy statement

11 July 2016

Snap de Brief (this website) has been developed to help you better understand letters received from all kinds of organisations.

This disclaimer and privacy statement are applicable to By using this website, you automatically agree with the contents of this disclaimer and privacy statement.


The sole purpose of the information on this website is giving general information. Although the shown information on this website has been put together with the utmost care, the accuracy and completeness of its contents can not be guaranteed. No rights can be derived from the information on this website. Nor are the flawless or uninterrupted functioning of this website guaranteed, or that the software is free of viruses or other harmful components. The developer of this website accepts no liability whatsoever in any form.

Information from third parties, products and services

Displaying links to websites from third parties on this website does not mean that the offered products or services thereon are recommended. The owner of this website accepts no liability or responsibility for the contents, utilization or availability of websites that link to or are linked from this website. The use of these links is at one’s own risk.


The developer of this website reserves the right to, at any given moment, alter without notice the information given on or through this website, including the contents of this disclaimer. It is advisable to periodically check if the information offered on or through this website, including this disclaimer, has been altered.

Privacy statement

Personal data

By submitting your letter(s) to this website you will possibly share several personal data, and your phone number (to allow us to call you back). Personal data are data that can be used to determine your identity. We distinguish between (1) personal data you actively provide us with, and (2) personal data that – for technical reasons – are automatically provided to us. Actively provided personal data include your name, contact information, preferences and other data that you have provided us with by sending a scanned letter or any other source of information. Furthermore, some technical details like your IP-address, the operating system, the used internet browser and (in some cases) the last website you have visited will be provided to us.

The privacy of the users of this website is respected and the offered data will be used exclusively for the purposes described above and will be treated in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).

Your data will not be applied for advertisements, marketing or scientific research.

The organisations responsible for the processing of personal data are the Municipality of Amsterdam (Gemeente Amsterdam), BOOT – part of the College of Amsterdam and Stichting MaDi.

DataLab Amsterdam, Stichting MaDi en BOOT are processors commissioned by the Municipality of Amsterdam. They are responsible for the development and administration of this website.

Sharing data with third parties

Your personal data will not be provided to third parties without explicit approval, unless the third party is deployed as processor.

Crucial data to be provided

The providing of your or phone number is required to get a response from us.

Rights of the consumer

You have right of access to the data this website collects about you, and you can have the data corrected or removed by sending a request to, titled ‘access to / alterations in / removal of personal data’.

Retention period

Personal data will be kept no longer than is necessary for the abovementioned purposes, or to meet legal retention obligations. This retention period amounts to 14 days.

Security measures

The developer of this website provides appropriate measures of security for your personal data. Your personal data will be stored on a server of the Municipality of Amsterdam. A secure connection is used. Only those persons appointed for this project have access to your personal data.

Applicable law

This website, the disclaimer and the privacy statement are applicable to Dutch law. All disputes on account of or in connection with this disclaimer will be brought before the proper court in the Netherlands in case of disqualification.