ZestForWork, located at Provincialeweg 130B, 5503HK, Veldhoven, is responsible for the processing of personal data as described in this privacy statement.

Contact details:
Provincialeweg 130B
5503 HK Veldhoven

Yvon Golbach is the Data Protection Officer of ZestForWork. She can be contacted through:


European regulations

The protection of your personal data, your rights and our obligations in this respect are regulated at European level.

In April 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted to clarify the handling of personal data. This regulation is effective from 25 May 2018.

About this privacy statement

This privacy statement is intended to provide you with information regarding the processing of personal data in the context of our activities. We explain to you what we do with the collected data and why.

The personal data we process

ZestForWork processes your personal data when using our services and / or by providing this information to us.

Below an overview of the personal data we process:

  • First and last name
  • Sex
  • Date of birth
  • Address details (home or business)
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address
  • Other personal data that you actively provide in correspondence and by phone
  • Bank account number
  • Professional data in the context of career counselling
  • Any reports of coaching conversations (coaching logs)
  • Location data
  • IP-address
  • Data related to your activities on our website
  • Data on your browsing behavior across different websites (for example because this company is part of an advertising network)
  • Internetbrowser and device type


Special and / or sensitive personal data that we process

ZestForWork processes the following special and/or sensitive personal data of you:

  • Medical details (For example, if you inform me that you have a burn-out)


For what purpose and on what basis we process personal data

ZestForWork processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Processing your payment, to be able to do general customer management, including invoicing and accounting (execution of the agreement)
  • Sending our newsletter, advertising brochures or other marketing related activities;
  • To be able to call or e-mail you if necessary to carry out our services;
  • Inform you about changes to our services and products;
  • To be able to carry out the requested service (execution of the agreement);

For example to provide training or coaching, to send related assignments, to download an e-book, to sell (online) products and to offer other services;

  • To be able to follow up on any complaints;
  • ZestForWork also processes personal data if we are legally obliged to do so, such as information that we need for our tax obligation or data needed by the VDAB for their career counselling program;
  • ZestForWork analyzes your behavior on the website in order to improve the website and adjust the range of products and services to your preferences;
  • ZestForWork tracks your surfing behavior on various websites with which we tailor our products and services to your needs
    (more on following and analyzing your surfing behavior in the text below).

Automated decision-making

ZestForWork does not make decisions based on automated processing on matters that can have (significant) consequences for people. The concerns, decisions taken by computer programs or systems, without involving a person (for example, a ZestForWork employee).


How long do we store personal data

ZestForWork does not store your personal data longer than is strictly necessary to realize the purposes for which your data is collected. We use the following retention periods for the following (categories of) personal data:



Personal data categories Storage period Justification
Information needed for coaching sessions 10 years For all coaching sessions that take place with the VDAB career checks, we are legally obliged to keep all data for 10 years. The reports of other coaching programs are also kept for 10 years.


Data required for the financial administration (name, bank account, etc.) 7 years Taxes (legal requirement)
Data that is stored when you contact us through e-mail, Facebook or LinkedIn.  6 months If you contact us, but will not use our services, we will delete this data after a maximum of 6 months.
Data you leave behind when you visit the website (including cookies) 3 years For improving and optimizing the website and our services.


Sharing personal data with third parties

ZestForWork shares your personal data with various third parties, if this is necessary for:

  1. Execution of the agreement or passing on an assignment to another coach or trainer
  2. To meet any legal obligations (e.g. VDAB and Taxes)
  3. To use software that is necessary for our business operations.

With companies that process your data on our behalf, we conclude a processor agreement to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. ZestForWork remains responsible for these processing operations. ZestForWork also provides your personal data to other third parties. We only do this with your express permission.

The table below shows an overview of the third parties with whom we currently share data. This table is extensive, but not limited and will be regularly updated.

Name Purpose Data
Tax Office Complying with tax liability Customer invoice data
Alissome & VDAB Legal obligation Personal data, contracts, LBC documents, POPs, Evaluations
OneDrive Saving and managing documents All data provided by the client
MS Office Execution of services All data provided by the client
Hosting (name) Website and e-mail Data provided through website or email
Hubspot Client system, marketing and communication First and last name,  e-mailadress, language
WordPress (website) Website Data provided through website (contact form)
Google Analytics Analyzing surfing behavior Surfing behavior (cannot be tracked back to a person)
Active Campaign Sending newsletters, updates, evaluations, etc. First and last name, email address
FoxitPhanthom (pdf-editor) Execution of services (e.g. reading assessment results in this pdf editor and reader) All data provided by the client
Thalento/ Careercoach (assessment centre) Execution of services Name, date of birth, email, position + all data provided by client during the assessment.
VA Van Elven (administrative support) Execution of services All data provided by the client
Dropbox Sharing documents with Alissome/ VDAB Personal data, contracts, LBC documents, POPs, Evaluations
ICF (International Coach Federation) Due to accreditation ZestForWork is obliged to keep a coaching log and share this with the ICF ICF coaching hour log
Moneybird (accounting program) Invoicing and financial administration Name, address, bank account number (IBAN), VAT number if applicable


Cookies, or similar techniques, that we use

ZestForWork uses functional, analytical and tracking cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is stored in the browser of your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. ZestForWork uses cookies with purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website works properly and that, for example, your preferred settings are remembered. These cookies are also used to make the website work properly and to optimize it. In addition, we place cookies that track your surfing behavior so that we can offer customized content and advertisements.

On your first visit to our website, we have already informed you about these cookies and have asked for your permission to use them. You can opt out of cookies by setting your internet browser so that it no longer stores cookies. In addition, you can also delete all information that was previously saved via the settings of your browser.

For an explanation, please visit: veilig internetten- cookies

In addition to cookies, ZestForWork also uses Google Analytics. This program provides insight into how visitors use the website (such as how many people visit the website, which pages are read, how much time is spent on the website and who the target group is). ZestForWork can use this information to improve its website and services. Cookies from Google are therefore placed via this website.

Google analyzes the data obtained this way for ZestForWork. The information is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is explicitly not used. ZestForWork can therefore not personally trace this data back to you.

Google will only share the information obtained with third parties if they are legally obliged to do so or insofar as third parties process the information on behalf of Google. ZestForWork has not given Google permission to use the information obtained for other Google services.

View, modify or delete data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by ZestForWork and you have the right to data portability. This means that you can submit a request to be to sent the personal data that we have obtained in a computer file to you or another organization mentioned by you.

You can send a request for access, correction, deletion, data transfer of your personal data or request for cancellation of your consent or objection to the processing of your personal data to

To ensure that the request has been made by you, we ask you to send a copy of your ID with the request. Make your passport photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip with numbers at the bottom of the passport), passport number and citizen service number (BSN) black in this copy. This is to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but within four weeks max.

ZestForWork also wishes to point out that you have the possibility to file a complaint with the national supervisory authority, the Dutch Data Protection Authority, via: Contact Authority Personal Data.

You can of course also unsubscribe at any time for the mailings you receive from ZestForWork. At the bottom of each mailing you will find an ‘unsubscribe’ button, which you can use to unsubscribe.


How we protect personal data

ZestForWork takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. If you feel that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of abuse, please contact:

If you have any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Privacy Statement or the processing of your personal data or you wish to submit a request, please contact Yvon Golbach through: or by mail: Provincialeweg 130B, 5503 HK, Veldhoven, The Netherlands.


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