Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Notice regarding Processing of Personal Data

The protection of your personal data is important for Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery. We would like to inform you about how we use your personal data, also in the light of the new European regulations concerning the protection of personal data (the so-called "GDPR"). If you have any questions, you can always contact us (
1. Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?
Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery is a Rotterdam-based Dutch special purpose vehicle that was founded to assist claimants pursue and recover damages caused by the Truck Cartel. We are governed by an independent board of directors to ensure that the interests of the entities that decide to join our group are fully protected and advanced. We have retained the following law firms and economic experts to assist in this endeavor: bureau Brandeis, Crowell & Moring LLP and the Law Offices of Francis O. Scarpulla.
The headquarters are located in Steupelstraat 50 3065 JE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and registered in the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number KVK 69188165.
2. For what purposes and on what legal basis do we process your personal data?
We use your personal information only to the extent necessary for the assessment and pursuit of legal claims relating to the Truck Cartel (“Legal Claims”).
3. Which categories of personal data do we process?
Only the categories of personal data necessary for the defense of Legal Claims will be processed.
4. Who has access to your personal data?
Persons will only have access to your personal data to the extent necessary for the assessment and pursuit of Legal Claims. This will include Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery, the law firms and economic experts it retains, and the Dutch courts. We will not pass your information to third parties except as necessary for the pursuit of Legal Claims.
5. Do we transfer your personal data outside the EU?
Personal information will be transferred outside the EU only to the extent necessary for the assessment and pursuit of Legal Claims. The offices of the law firms and economic experts retained based outside the EU may receive personal data.
6. How long do we keep your personal data?
We keep your personal information only to the extent necessary for the defense of Legal Claims.
7. Do we use automated decision-making?
We do not use automated decision-making in the sense of Article 22 GDPR.
8. What are your rights under the GDPR?
  • - the right to request from the controller access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning the data subject or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability;
  • - the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
  • - the right to request us to restrict the processing, as well as the right to object to the processing;
  • - the right to data portability to obtain and reuse personal data for their own purposes across different services, allowing to move, copy or transfer personal data easily from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way, without affecting its usability.

Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery reserves the right to make adjustments to this privacy notice, for example if this would be required in the light of legislative changes or guidelines of the competent supervisory authority.

1. These Terms of Use, as well as the Privacy Notice and Cookie Policy below, apply to the use of the website of Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery, with address at Steupelstraat 50, 3065 JE, Rotterdam, and registered in the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number KVK 69188165 (“Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery”).
2. The material contained in this website (the “Information”) is provided solely for informational purposes. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
3. The Information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, a relationship between you and Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery or any of its attorneys or economists. Nor does it constitute an offer to create such a relationship.
4. Please do not send information to Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery that you consider confidential without first obtaining: (a) a written statement from Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery that we represent you, or (b) permission to provide confidential information to Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery.
5. The Information is not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up-to-date. This website should not be relied upon or construed as legal advice. You should not act or elect not to act based upon this Information without seeking professional counsel.
6. This website may contain links to websites not maintained by Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery. Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery is not responsible for the contents of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website, nor does inclusion of a link in our website to another website imply recommendation, approval, or endorsement by Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery of the website.

Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery respects your privacy. You do not need to disclose any personal data in order to view this website (but see below regarding our use of cookies). However, if you (or the legal entity that you represent) choose to join our group or request further information from Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery, we will not be able to process your request unless you provide us with your contact details.
Any information that you volunteer may be used to process your request by Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery and to pursue claims in connection with the Truck Cartel. We will not pass your information to third parties beyond those that have been retained to assist us in processing your request and pursing claims in connection with the Truck Cartel. We will not send you direct marketing literature unless you have indicated your consent.
You have a right of access to the personal data which we hold about you, and you have a right to revise that information if it is inaccurate. For further information about our privacy practices, please send an e-mail to, or contact us in writing at the address mentioned in our Terms of Use of this website. We will do our utmost to respond to your query within 14 days.

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Should you be adverse to the use of cookies by Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery’s website or any other website, there are actions you can take within your personal Web browser settings. Web browser settings can be adjusted to perform one or more of the following actions: delete all cookies, block all cookies, allow all cookies, block third-party cookies, clear all cookies when you close the browser, open a “private” browsing session, and install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.
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Stichting Truck Cartel Recovery reserves the right to update our Terms of Use, Privacy Notice and Cookie Policy, so please consult them regularly.
Last update: May 24, 2018