Privacy policy

1. As part of the execution of the Convention and the IR, BOIP collects personal data in relation to its Users. BOIP is responsible for processing these data.

2. The data which BOIP collects is data such as name, address, postal code, place of residence, position, telephone number, fax number, bank account and/or credit card details and salutation. BOIP uses the data on behalf of the execution of agreements with Users and on behalf of the execution of BOIP’s public task pursuant to the Act which includes, but is not limited to, the registration and the management of the register of trademarks for Caribbean Netherlands. The data is also used to maintain contacts with people who are registered with BOIP (including Users) and to inform said persons by post or e-mail of new developments relating to BOIP or the Services or relating to (new) products or services which BOIP provides. If the receipt of such e-mail notification is not desired, the recipient may opt-out by using the opt-out link at the bottom of the e-mail. By providing information and data to BOIP, Users expressly agree to the processing and inclusion of personal data in the public (online) registers of trademarks which has to be referred to in these registers on the grounds of the Act and the accompanying Implementing Regulations. These registers are publicly accessible and can be consulted worldwide at no cost. Personal data which, on the grounds of the Act and the Implementing Regulations, has to be referred to in the Caribbean Netherlands register is to be made available to third parties, in particular trademark offices, exclusively for the execution of research, trademark monitoring services and online research into the presence in the register of specific trademark registrations or trademark applications. The purpose of this is to provide the public with adequate information about the existence of trademarks, as well as to improve the protection of trademarks.

3. Users whose data are processed have the right to request access to these data and, if the data are incorrect or incomplete, the right to have the data corrected or deleted. For this purpose, an e-mail can be sent to

4. BOIP has taken appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect personal data against loss or against any form of unlawful processing. Taking into account the state of the art and the costs of the implementation, these measures guarantee an appropriate level of security in view of the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the data to be protected.

5. The information collected will, in principle, only be processed and/or consulted by BOIP staff or by authorised persons acting on BOIP’s instructions.

6. If there are any questions regarding this regulation, please contact our organisation by emailing our Data Protection Officer at: