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Privacy statement data subjects

NKL is manufacturer of contact lenses for more than 40 years. To supply our contact lenses is it necessary to process your personal data. We find it very important that your personal data is well protected and that we comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In this privacy statement we explain how we process your personal data.

Personal data

When your Eye Care Specialist places an order – whether or not through our order software Easyfit – we receive your personal data.

An overview of personal data that we receive and process:

  1. Lens specifications (special category personal data: medical data)


  1. Name, address, domicile
  2. Date of birth

Lens specification are necessary to execute the order. For some of our products it is necessary to know your name, address and domicile or your date or birth.

Explicit Consent  

Because it concerns a special category of personal data (medical data) your explicit consent is required. Your consent applies to forwarding your personal data by your Eye Care Specialist to NKL and to the processing of your personal data by NKL in compliance with this Privacy Statement.

You can withdraw your explicit consent at all times by notifying your Eye Care Specialist or NKL (privacy@nkl.nl). In response of the withdrawal we will anonymise the order by deleting your name, address, domicile and date of birth.

Withdrawal of your explicit consent does not alter the legitimacy of the presence of your personal data before the date of withdrawal.

Purpose processing personal data

We process personal data for the purposes of:

  • Reviewing, manufacturing and supply of the orders;
  • Aftercare through your Eye Care Specialist;
  • Compliance with legal requirements concerning retention periods and traceability.

Retention period personal data

We keep your personal data no longer than necessary. Two years after supplying the order we will anonymise the order by deleting name, address, domicile, date of birth.

Right of access, right to rectification, erasure, restriction and data portability

You have got the right of access to your personal data and the right to rectification, erasure, restriction and data portability. You can submit your request at privacy@nkl.nl. We will send our response as quickly as possible and at the latest within 4 weeks.

How we protect personal data

We take protection of your personal data serious and therefore we apply adequate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized amendment. The access to software with which we process personal data is digital and physical restricted to users with authentication and authorization. Our order software Easyfit is provided with encryption methods.

Your personal data will not be used for

Automated decision-making

Amendments Privacy Statement

We remain the right to amend this Privacy Statement. Amendments will be published on this website.

Authority for personal data

If you think this is necessary you could submit a complaint with the Dutch Authority for personal data


Contact details

NKL Contactlenzen B.V.
Waanderweg 6
7812 HZ Emmen

t. 0591 610 640