The document containing general information on the processing of personal data by the City of Amsterdam explains the principles regarding the processing of personal data by the municipality and provides information on how you can exercise your rights.

In this document we provide further information on the aims and principles, as well as other relevant information on data processing with regard to attending one of IN Amsterdam’s events. 

As a consequence of new legislation or other developments, the City of Amsterdam has revised its processes. This may include changes relating to personal data processing. It is therefore advisable to regularly consult the documents containing general and specific information on the processing of personal data by the City of Amsterdam. The date of the most recent amendment is indicated at the end of the document.

Party responsible

The municipal governmental bodies are each responsible as processors, as defined by law for personal data processing conducted by or on behalf of the municipality. The municipal governmental bodies are the Mayor, the College of Mayor and Alderpersons, and the City Council.
You can contact the City of Amsterdam’s Data Protection Officer via:

Personal data processing

The exact personal data that is processed depends on the specific process and purpose. IN Amsterdam organizes events for  international newcomers to inform them about living and working in Amsterdam.


The aim of the personal data processing for this, is to make it possible for IN Amsterdam to organise the event and for attendees receive all necessary information, such as invitations, contact details, the programme and information about the topics presented. 
Only data that is necessary for the abovementioned purposes will be collected and processed, and it will not be held for longer than is strictly necessary. Once the event has taken place and information is sent, all personal data is deleted.


The municipality processes this personal data with the objective of performing a function in the general public interest.

Categories of personal data

For the services described above, the municipality uses the following categories of personal data for person signing up for an event:
First names and surname
Email address


The personal data will not be shared with other parties or processed outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

Storage periods

The municipality retains personal data for as long as is necessary for the tasks concerned to be performed. Data will be deleted at the most 30 days after the event has taken place. 


If you have any questions which are not answered in this document or the document containing general information, or you wish to contact the City of Amsterdam for another reason in relation to privacy or data protection, please see
You can also contact the City of Amsterdam’s Data Protection Officer via:

Exercising your rights and making complaints

As a citizen or stakeholder, you can exercise your rights in relation to the City of Amsterdam. For more information on exercising your rights, see If you wish to register a complaint regarding the actions of the City of Amsterdam, please do so via the form for questions, complaints and reports.