This website provides you the ease and freedom in selecting information and educational material that is mostly freely accessible following the vision of open access. You are free to interpret the information given on this website, and to implement the information in decisions for action. You bear your own responsibility for interpretation and decision, and any action is for your own risk.
You may only use the LDOH website if you respect the following limitations.
Firstly, hacking of this website is illegal. In addition, you must not disturb the normal operation of this website, nor add information to its pages, nor modify any content. You must not upload, nor install, nor exchange, materials being or containing destructive material like viruses, malware, or Trojans.
You may not reproduce all parts of this website without the prior permission of the owners of this website, i.e. the LDOH foundation, Hilversum, The Netherlands. If you want to print part of the site content, with the aim to create broader publicity or to commercially exploit (part of) the information, you may not do this without our prior permission.
Intellectual property rights
The website of LDOH, inclusive the Workers’ Health Education library, is protected by Copyright. The copyright belongs to the LDOH foundation, Hilversum, The Netherlands.
Intellectual property rights of materials referenced to on the LDOH website
The materials referenced to on this website and the downloadable documents may be used, copied or otherwise multiplied, provided that all copies retain the original intellectual property rights, restrictions, and conditions of use. The same restrictions hold also for modifying, editing or extracting (parts of) the content.
Payment for services or products
The LDOH foundation can offer gratis products and products for sale. Books are covered by the 6% VAT rate while selling in the Netherlands. For selling books to EU countries no VAT rates will be calculated as we will never pass the thresholds in the various EU countries. For selling books to countries not belonging to EU no VAT rates need to be calculated in the Netherlands.
The WHE library, being part of the LDOH website, is a free-of-charge facility and it strives to provide access to the educational materials free of charge to the users. However, the library may include low-priced learning materials offered by non-profit organizations such as universities that need modest financial contributions to develop new learning materials and to offer services to users. It will be indicated on the description of the learning material that the material will be charged for by the owner(s). The charging, if any, will not be done via the LDOH website.
In general we do not collect personal information from you as a user of the website. However, when you order and download a digital book or other digital material published by the LDOH foundation, or when you order a printed book, we ask for your first and last name and your e-mail or postal address. In this way we can send you the digital file or printed book or other material. We can use that information later to send you the LDOH Newsletter or information related to the publication ordered or downloaded. We can also use the e-mail address for sending you a voluntary evaluation survey, related to the use of and satisfaction with ordered or downloaded material. We will not use the e-mail or postal address for other purposes. The personal information will not be distributed toward third parties.
Processing Personal Data
- Insofar as processing of personal data of counterparty is processed in the context of the services of the foundation LDOH, this personal data will be processed in a proper and careful manner, in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation.
- In addition to the previous paragraph the foundation LDOH also notes that appropriate technical and organizational measures will be taken to protect the personal data processed from a counterparty against loss or any other form of unlawful processing, taking into account the current state of the art and the nature of the processing.
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To comply with GPDR Privacy on Google Analytics, a plug-in is installed. Here the following settings are applied:
Automatically Anonymize or Disable Personal Data Tracking:
- Anonymizes IP addresses on all Google Analytics hits, eCommerce hits, and form tracking hits
- Disables UserID tracking on Google Analytics hits, eCommerce hits, form tracking hits, and the UserID dimension in the Custom Dimensions addon
- Disables author tracking in the Custom Dimensions addon
- Enables the ga() compatibility mode
- Disables the Demographics and Interests Reports for Remarketing and Advertising tracking on Google Analytics hits
Your personal data are used on this website for organizing and sending you the materials that you ordered in the web shop. When you open an account we will use your personal data not for other purposes than for sending you an answer when you posted a question or a LDOH Newsletter or information directly related to the publication ordered or downloaded, or a voluntary evaluation survey. We will not use your name, e-mail address or postal address for other purposes. The personal information will not be distributed toward third parties.
Your personal information data are used on this website for organizing the orders and sending materials, for use of the web shop, and for use of your new account.
Personal data retention
Personal data will only be retained in our shop: shop.ldoh.net
Inactive accounts: 24 months
Completed orders: 24 months
Pending orders: 30 days
Failed orders: 30 days
Cancelled orders: 30 days