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Tideland Signal Manufacturing is part of the Orga Group of companies.

1. Introduction

Orga processes personal data related to visitors and users of its website. We do so in order to provide the visitors and users of our website the best possible service.

By sharing the contents of our privacy and cookie policy with you (please see below for more information about the cookies that we use), we aim to provide maximum transparency in the different types of personal data that we process, the purposes for which we process personal data and the rights of visitors and users of our website regarding the personal data we process.

Orga processes personal data fully automatically in accordance with the requirements laid down by the law in this regard (GDPR: General Data Protection Regulation). We may amend our privacy and cookie policy if there is a legal or other urgent reason to do so. We therefore recommended you to consult our privacy and cookie policy on a regular basis.

2. Who is Orga?

Orga is the trusted partner of choice when it comes to protecting people, assets and the environment. Since 1973, Orga has been delivering high-quality and efficient solutions for marking assets and landing areas to guarantee safe operations. Orga develops and manufactures smart offshore and onshore obstruction markings for wind turbines, high-rise buildings and telecom towers, Circle-H helideck lighting, aids to navigation and power supply systems. A comprehensive range of services and support capabilities is also provided.

We develop and manufacture different types of product in house:

  • helideck lighting products;
  • aids to navigation products;
  • obstruction lighting products;
  • power supply products.

Orga (registered at the Chamber of Commerce under number 24230253) has registered offices located at Strickledeweg 13 in Schiedam (3125 AT), The Netherlands. If you have any questions, comments or requests relating to our privacy and cookie policy, please send us a message at any time at the following email address: If you prefer contacting us by telephone, you can call us on the following telephone number: +31 (0)10 208 55 55.

3. What personal data does Orga process?

In order to provide you with the most effective and prompt service as a visitor to or user of our website, we process the following categories of personal data.

Category ‘basic personal data’

  • first name
  • surname
  • company name
  • telephone number
  • email address
  • company reference number
  • initial order reference number
  • other personal data actively provided to us by you in any correspondence

Category ‘indirect personal data’

  • IP address
  • session ID
  • details of your activities on our website
  • type of device (computer, tablet, smartphone, et cetera)
  • internet browser
  • operating system

4. Privileged or sensitive personal data

We have no intention whatsoever to collect personal data related to visitors to or users of our website who are under the age of 16 years, unless they have obtained explicit permission from their parent(s) or guardian. As we are unable to check whether a visitor is older than 16 years, we recommend parents or guardians to engage with the online activities of their children.

After all, such engagement can prevent data about children being collected without parental consent. If you are convinced that we have collected personal data belonging to a minor without parental consent, then contact us via the following email address: We will remove the collected information at your first request.

5. Why does Orga process the personal data listed above?

  • to analyze the usage of our website (in order to make it more user-friendly)
  • to contact you as a customer, potential customer or relation (to enable us to carry out our services)
  • to keep you as a customer, potential customer or relation informed (to inform you regarding changes in our business operations, regarding changes in the services and products we deliver or regarding relevant developments in our profession that apply specifically to you; whether or not motivated by innovations, legal obligations and similar)

6. How long does Orga store personal data?

In general, Orga will not store your personal data any longer than is necessary to achieve the objectives for which the personal data were collected in the first place. That is, unless there is a legal or other urgent obligation to do so. We use the following specific storage periods for the personal data we process.

CategoryRetention period
Direct personal dataA maximum of 26 months
Indirect personal dataA maximum of 26 months

7. Sharing personal data

Under no circumstances will Orga sell your personal data to third parties. We will only provide it if this is necessary for the execution of an agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation. Orga may engage organizations that act as service provider to implement the execution of an agreement with you.

We conclude processor agreements with organizations that process personal data at our request to ensure that they can guarantee at least the same level of security and confidentiality for your personal data as does Orga. These organizations should therefore not be considered to be ‘third party recipients’, but to be processors. For you as a customer, potential customer or relation of Orga, we remain responsible for processing by our service providers.

At the moment, your personal data is shared by us with the organisations listed below, due to the fact that we make use of the products and services those companies supply.

Processing for carrying out our services

All parties that are involved with the establishment of your purchase at Orga. Consider for example the logistics service provider that delivers your purchase.

Processing for carrying out an analysis and for improving our services

Web hosting supplier

  • automatically receives data that you, as a visitor to or user of the Orga website, leave behind on the web server(s) being used, e.g. by navigating on our website or contacting us using web forms or by email
  • data left behind on the web server(s) are backed up on a periodic basis and those backups are also located on the web server(s) being used

Supplier of analytics software

  • automatically receives data that you, as a visitor to or as a user of the Orga website, leave behind on the web server(s) being used, due to the fact that Orga makes use of analytics software made available by the supplier
  • data left behind on the web server(s) are backed up on a periodic basis and those backups are also located on the web server(s) being used

Online marketing partner

  • receives data regarding your visit to our website and regarding your contact moments via our website

8. Automated decision-making

Orga does not take any decisions using automated decision-making that can have (significant) consequences for individuals. In this case, this concerns decisions taken by computer programs or systems, without human intervention being necessary (as an illustration, a Orga employee).

9. Consulting, amending or erasing of personal data

As a customer, potential customer or relation of Orga, you have the right to consult, correct or remove your personal data. In addition, you are also entitled to withdraw any consent you have given Orga for the processing of your personal data by Orga and to object to the processing of your personal data by Orga. You also have a right of data portability.

Data portability means that you can request us to have your personal data sent to you or to another entity (organization specified by you). For example, the transfer of data using digital .xlsx (Microsoft Excel).

You can send a request to consult, correct, remove or transfer your personal data, a request to withdraw your consent or an objection to the processing of your personal data to the following email address:

To be sure that a request relating to your personal data has actually been submitted by you, we ask you to send a copy of your identity document with the request. When submitting a copy of your identity document, please ensure that your passport photo, the MRZ (Machine Readable Zone – the serie of numbers at the bottom of your passport), your passport number and your Citizen Service Number are covered. We ask this in order to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but at least within four weeks.

We make every effort to respect your rights to privacy. If you are of the opinion that we do not act in accordance with the privacy legislation, then we would naturally like to hear from you. We would moreover point out to you that if desired, you have the possibility of submitting a complaint with the national supervisory authority (Dutch Data Protection Authority):

10. Links

The Orga website provides various links to external websites. Orga is not responsible for how these external websites process personal data. If you wish to obtain more information about that, please consult the privacy policy of the organisation concerned.

11. Cookies (or similar techniques) used by Orga

On our website, we make use of two types of cookies. A cookie is actually nothing more than a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you visit our website. The cookies we use are essential for the technical operation of our website and for your ease of use. We use the following types of cookies.

Analytical cookies

This type of cookies does not store any personal data of visitors and users of our website. Therefore they do not infringe your privacy. We only make use of analytical cookies to analyse visitor flows on our website. Using the insights we obtain from analysing visitor flows, we are able to make our website more user-friendly for you.

CookiePurposeRetention period
_gat_[property-id]Is used to reduce the number of server requests1 minute
_gidIs used to distinguish one visitor from another24 hours
_gaIs used to distinguish one visitor from another26 months

Functional cookies

This type of cookies are used to store only indirect personal data. Individually, this data does not result in an infringement of your privacy. An example of indirect personal data that we write to a cookie is the PrivacyCookieNotice. The PrivacyCookieNotice enables us to remember during your visit to our website whether or not you have agreed with our privacy and cookie policy. If we do not remember your choice, then the cookie message would be displayed on each page of our website.

CookiePurposeRetention period
PrivacyCookieNoticeIs used to store the acceptance of the privacy and cookie policyA maximum of 26 months

If you want to make sure that your internet browser does not store any (or only a limited number of) cookies, you can configure your internet browser accordingly. You can also remove all historic information stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone via the settings of the internet browser you use.

Below we provide a list of the most popular types of internet browsers. If you activate the link belonging to the internet browser you use, we will redirect you to a web page where you can adjust the settings of your web browser and where you can delete cookies.

12. How Orga secures your personal data

Orga takes the protection of your personal data seriously. For this reason we take appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unlawful changes. If you have the impression that we do not properly protect your data, or you have indications of misuse, please contact us as soon as possible using the email address

To give you an idea of the measures we take to protect your personal data, we specify the measures we have taken below.

  • the Orga web server(s) contains security software (including a firewall)
  • data transfer with the Orga web server(s) takes place via an internet connection secured in accordance with the TLS protocol (to verify this, note the indication “https” and the green-colored padlock in your address bar)
  • we apply SPF (internet standard) in order to prevent you receiving emails in our name that could contain viruses, that could be considered as spam or that are intended for obtaining your personal (login) data
  • DNSSEC is an extra security measure (supplementary to DNS) used by Orga for the benefit of converting a domain name to the linked IP address (during the conversion, we apply a digital signature that prevents you from being diverted to an incorrect IP address)