Privacy Statement Poelman BV

The brands HABOOB, PS Poelman and POSH by Poelman are shoe labels and part of Poelman B.V., hereinafter referred to as "we"

Address: Professor Asserweg 4, 5144 NC Waalwijk

Phone number: 0031 (0)416-568 001

We sell our shoe collection through this webshop directly to consumers. For our sales and services we use personal data. We also work together with other companies or organizations including, for example, our parent or sister company. We find it very important that personal data is handled accurately. We therefore process and secure your personal data carefully and in doing so comply with privacy legislation. In this privacy statement we would like to explain to you what exactly we do with personal data obtained and why. We would also like to inform you about what you can expect from us and what rights you have. We process personal data when selling our shoes, in order to offer services, to improve our services and to communicate with you personally. You can also sign up to receive a newsletter or other forms of communication.

Below is an overview of the personal data we process:

We process personal data because you buy shoes or other items from us, use our services and/or because you provide them to us yourself. Below is an overview of the personal data we process, for example:

- Gender;

- Telephone number and similar information needed for communication;

- E-mail address

- Marketing Preferences.

- Data about your activities on our website;

- Data about your browsing behavior across different websites (for example, because this company is part of an advertising network);

- Internet browser and device type;

- IP address;

- Other personal data that you actively provide, for example by creating a profile on our website, in correspondence and/or by telephone.

- Delivering the shoes, products and/or services requested by you;

- Calling or emailing you if necessary to perform our services;

- Informing you of changes to our products and services;

- Handling a payment;

- Sending you our newsletter;

- Offering you other products that might be of interest to you;

- Conducting customer satisfaction surveys;

- Allowing you to create an account;

- Analyzing your behavior on the website in order to improve the website and tailor the range of products and services to your preferences;

- Tracking your surfing behavior across different websites which allows us to match our products and services to your needs;

- Internal reporting, statistical analysis, marketing and improvement of Poelman products and services;

- Compliance with legal obligations;

- Recruitment and selection (job application) Translated with (free version)

We base our processing operations on the following bases:

- Execution of the agreement: Within the scope of our services and entering into agreements, we collect and use the necessary personal data for making an offer, the conclusion and execution of the agreement.

- Legal obligation: Processing of data may be necessary for compliance with legal obligations.

- Legitimate interest: The collection and use of certain personal data is necessary to fulfill corporate interests and business operations. Consider commercial purposes, such as offering products or services that may be of interest to you or in connection with market research to improve our products and services.

- Consent: we may process personal data based on consent. You are always free to withhold or withdraw consent. In that case, it may not be possible to perform the agreement or service.

We have tried to give as good an overview as possible of the personal data we do or do not process on your behalf, indicating the purposes and legal grounds. However, we also realize that it is impossible to do so completely and in all detail. Also due to the fact that in the future other or unforeseen purposes may play a role, in which personal data have to be processed. We would like to emphasize, however, that in such cases we will continue to handle obtained personal data meticulously and carefully.

Retention of personal data

Poelman retains personal data no longer than is strictly necessary to realize the purposes for which these data are collected, or as required by law and regulations. The basic principle is that we keep your personal data in accordance with the fiscal retention period of at least 7 years, unless a longer retention period of your personal data is required or appropriate under the law, other regulations or because of legitimate interests.

Sharing pesonal data with third parties

We share your personal data with third parties only if this is necessary for the performance of the agreement, in connection with the provision of services, due to a legitimate interest and/or to comply with any legal obligation. In this context, we may provide data to but not exhaustively: Government agencies and/or regulators, where necessary to comply with our legal obligations; Marketing and communications agencies for marketing and communications work; Third parties who supply us with parts, materials and products; Third parties in case of outsourcing work. This work will be performed under our responsibility, in accordance with our security standards and on our instructions. Processing within the EU We are an organization with business processes, management structures and technical systems that extend across geographical borders. Given the international nature of the services provided by us, personal data may be transferred to and used, stored and otherwise processed in countries other than the country where the information was obtained .In all cases, Poelman will ensure an adequate level of protection through EU standard agreements or licensing.

Direct marketing

We will use your personal data for direct marketing, for other services and products that we believe may be of interest to you. However, we will always give you the opportunity to indicate that your data may not be used for direct marketing purposes. For new customers, we will obtain your prior consent to approach you for marketing purposes.


Use of Social media

The website of includes buttons and/or links to promote or share web pages on third-party social (media) networks or websites, such as Instagram and Facebook. We do not monitor and are not responsible for the processing of your personal data by and through such third parties. Thus, use of those media is at your own risk. Before using those third-party services, it is advisable to read the privacy statement of those third parties.


Cookies, or other techonologies

In order to increase the ease of use of our website, we use so-called cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone the first time you visit this website. We use technical and functional cookies. Technical cookies are needed for the website to function properly, to create an account or to log in, for example. Functional cookies remember your preferences. We use session cookies. By means of a session, status data and preferences are stored for a certain session, so that you remain logged in during a session, for example. We also work with persistent cookies. These allow us to recognize you the next time you visit our website and to tailor our website to your preferences. We also use re-targeting cookies. Using a re-targeting cookie, usage data can be recorded, stored and used. These are stored until after the end of the browser session and, for example, called up again the next time you visit the website.

We also use analytical cookies from Google Analytics to track, in outline, user behavior and general trends and obtain reports. This helps to improve the operation of our website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so or insofar as third parties process the information on Google's behalf. By using our website, you consent to the processing of the information by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above. Cookies are also set by the use of buttons and/or links, as described above under "Use of social media". We have no influence on the placement and use of cookies by these third parties.

 All our cookies are necessary for the technical operation of the website and your ease of use. They ensure that the website works properly and, for example, remember your preferences. They also allow us to optimize our website. We use a cookiebot. This tool is AVG-proof. On the cookie page you can see which cookies have been placed, what they are used for, what personal data are collected and what the expiration date is. Cookies are placed only if you have given us permission to do so. You have the option to refuse cookies and still use our website. You can additionally refuse the use of these cookies at any time, or revoke them by adjusting the browser settings. However, this may limit the functionality and ease of use of the website. On the website of the Authority Consumer and Market ( read more about cookies and how to block or delete them.


Access, modify or delete data.

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your possible consent to data processing or object to the processing of your personal data by Poelman and you have the right to data portability. This means that you can submit a request to us to send the personal data we hold about you in a computer file to you or another organization named by you.

You may send a request to inspect, correct, delete, transfer your personal data or request the revocation of your consent or objection to the processing of your personal data to To make sure that the request for inspection is made by you, we ask you to send a copy of your ID with the request. In this copy, black out your passport photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip of numbers at the bottom of the passport), passport number and Citizen Service Number (BSN). This is to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but within four weeks. If you have any complaints about the processing of your personal data by us, please let us know. In that case, please contact us. We will then look for a solution together. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the privacy regulator, the Authority for Personal Data. (

Personal data security

We take the protection of your data seriously and take appropriate measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. In addition, the ICT company engaged by us, taking into account the state of the art, has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals. If you have the impression that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of abuse, please contact us at

Privacy statement adaptation

We have the right to change the content of this Privacy Statement at any time without prior notice. Amendments to the Privacy Statement will be published on the Poelman website.


Questions and Contact:

If you have any questions or comments regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact our customer service by emailing,