Data Privacy

Data Protection Statement:
The protection of your personal data is taken very seriously. treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this data protection statement.

My name is Laurent Stokvis and am the owner of this website blog.
My blog name is On the future of the European Union!
My website URL is

The use of’ website is normally possible without giving personal data. If personal data (for example name and email address) are collected on these pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

I would like to point out that data transmission on the internet (for example, when communicating via email) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data to access by third parties is not possible.

This website partly uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer nor do they contain viruses. Cookies serve to make’ offer more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves.

Most of the cookies uses are so called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow to recognize your browser on the next visit.

You can set your browser to inform you about setting cookies and to allow cookies in individual cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The functionality of this website may be restricted when cookies are deactivated. For more information about the cookies used on this website, please see our Cookie declaration page

Web hosting server
My Website is hosted with
Francois Haverschmidtwei 2, 8914 BC Leeuwarden
The information you enter through my website lives, within my sites database, on their servers.

Server log files:
The provider of this website automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits. These are:

Browsing type/ browser version
Operating system
Referrer URL
Hostname of the accessing computer
Time of server request

This data cannot be attributed to specific people. This data is not merged with other data sources. reserves the right to check these data at a later date, if there are indications of unlawful use, which have come to the attention of the webmaster of this site.

Contact form:
If you submit inquiries on the contact form, the information you have entered in the form including the contact details will be stored by for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the case of further questions. The email has the information that you included on the form and this is stored in my mail inbox. I do not pass on this data without your consent. Your data input gets sent to my email. I will remove all the emails from and my mail-box every year on, or before, 31 December of that year, starting 31 December 2018.

Newsletter signup
If you sign up on the newsletter, the notification will be administered manually. Would you wish to cancel your subscription, please use the contract form to do so. It will be done immediately.

Blog comments:
If you choose to comment on a blog post at, your comment and your name will be stored on our Web host server. Please contact us should you want to delete your comment and name. We will do this for you. Just deleting your name or anonymous comments are not admitted on this website.

Information, deletion, blocking:
You are always entitled to receive free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient, the purpose of data processing, and you have the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this as well as to other questions regarding the subject of personal data, you can contact Laurent Stokvis at any time at the address given in the imprint.

If you feel that this website’s compliance with privacy legislation is not correct, please let me know so that we can fix it. If you are not happy with the response you have every right to complain, the official body to do so in The Netherlands is the “Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens”.