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“We like to champion
each other.”

—Mark de Vries, EuroDev CEO, Almelo, The Netherlands

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About
EuroDev

Since it was established in 1996, EuroDev has been the preferred business development partner of more than 250 North American businesses. Today, our workforce consists of more than 120 highly skilled, multilingual professionals committed to our clients’ success—and to the EuroDev vision

The EuroDev story

When EuroDev was founded in the Netherlands 20 years ago, our focus was primarily on sales development. Over the years, we’ve worked closely with clients to develop a unique business development model for European expansion and, in the process, gained expertise in a wide variety of sectors, including industrial, retail and health care.

The establishment of a second office in 2000—this time, in France—gave EuroDev clients even greater access to our pan-European network of contacts and resources. That same year, we set up an HR division, which also gave them access to some of Europe’s most sought-after talent, and to the resources they needed to manage European workforces in full compliance with local laws and regulations. Five years later, we expanded our portfolio by creating a mergers and acquisitions division, providing yet another way for clients to expand their European presence.

We opened the EuroDev Center—home to more than 53 North American companies—in 2010. This state-of-the-art building is centrally located in the eastern Netherlands’ Almelo municipality, and includes office space equipped with the latest IT infrastructure as well as warehousing and logistics facilities. Just 20 minutes from the German border and close to four major European airports, the EuroDev Center makes it easy for tenants to connect with European vendors, OEMs and end-users.

Today, we continue to seek new avenues for growth and ever-more innovative ways to help clients to achieve their goals.

The EuroDev team

EuroDev is led, staffed and advised by individuals who are committed to our core values and our clients’ success. Each brings a unique educational background and life experience that complements the group as a whole.

What does this mean for clients? In a word, access. No matter who your point of contact is, you’re always able to leverage the knowledge of our entire ecosystem.

Board

Staff

EuroDev’s staff members are well-educated and multilingual, and experienced in a wide variety of fields. Most individuals have worked or studied abroad, and all bring unwavering commitment to client satisfaction with everything they undertake.

Advisory board

EuroDev is privileged to have access to the wisdom and experience of several notable independent executives and thought-leaders.

Ambassadors

Since its inception in 1996, EuroDev has developed constructive relationships with a wide variety of vendors, affiliates and colleagues. We’re grateful for the mutual respect and knowledge-sharing that this global network of contacts affords.

EuroDev ambassadors are people who have helped make EuroDev the success it is today. We’re humbled by their faith and friendship, and consider them honorary members of the EuroDev team.

Corporate social responsibility

Corporate responsibility is central to our corporate ethos—in fact, it’s part of EuroDev’s DNA.

In all of our interactions, the company is driven by honesty, integrity and transparency. These values inform not just our relationships with clients, but also the way we manage staff and connect with the communities we operate in. We believe that our activities, both in the corporate sphere and in our immediate neighborhoods, can have a genuinely positive impact on the world.

A healthy, inspiring workplace

At EuroDev, we recognize that a happy, healthy and well-motivated staff is key to successful client relationships. That’s why we take extraordinary measures to ensure that our workplaces are inclusive, nurturing and—if we may say so—fun places to be!

Our business model requires staff to support clients across two continents, and because our company faces challenges more traditional companies may not. That’s one reason we place so much emphasis on flexibility. We appreciate the importance of work-life balance and do our very best to accommodate staff scheduling needs.

As well, we offer employees:

  • A comfortable work environment in our modern, open offices
  • Inclusive team structures that give everyone a voice
  • Engaging social activities that build camaraderie
  • Opportunities to participate in sports activities during and after working hours
  • Access to a healthy snacks such as fruits and salad

Formal and informal learning opportunities

Just as we’re committed to a healthy workplace, we’re equally enthusiastic about offering opportuntiies for growth.

Accordingly we offer:

  • Intensive onboarding and training programs for new employees
  • Educational programs to help employees progress along their chosen career paths
  • Onsite learning sessions that help staff better understand and articulate the company’s core competencies
  • Partnerships with members of our corporate network that help employees learn about new developments in the sectors they serve most often
  • An environment that encourages openness and proactive knowledge-sharing from the top down and the bottom up

Inclusive, gender-neutral policies

We believe that diversity strengthens our ability to connect with clients and the world at large. We’re especially committed to providing career-growth opportunities for women at every level, from administrative positions to senior management. In doing so, we’re able to engage with a wider variety of perspectives—and that in turn lets us entertain a wider set of perspectives when addressing our clients’ challenges.

Engagement with the world at large

Our interest in giving back extends beyond our office doors. We’re inspired by the United Nations’ new sustainable development goals, which are part of the organization’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and aim to promote “people, planet and prosperity.” Wherever possible, we support sustainable growth initiatives, community events and charitable enterprises.

For instance, many of us:

  • Support local athletes or contribute to EuroDev’s sponsorship of local Little League teams
  • Serve on boards or committees of local universities, colleges, primary schools and daycare centers
  • Participate in EuroDev’s two-month, five-day-a-week bootcamp with onsite personal trainers, a program that can be extended at a local gym that’s partnered with us
  • Deliver workshops and lectures at educational institutions and export development organization on the part of the EuroDev International Business Academy

To learn more our commitment to social responsibility, or to inquire about upcoming International Business Academy programs, contact a business development representative.

Mission statement

EuroDev aims to be the European business development partner of choice for mid-sized North American companies.

To achieve this, we pledge to:

  • Become and remain a leader in our niche
  • Further specialize in markets and services in order to offer clients an even broader portfolio of resources
  • Add stakeholder value wherever we can
  • Conduct ourselves with professionalism, respectfulness and transparency at all times
  • Give employees ample opportunities for career growth
  • Encourage staff to be entrepreneurial and empower them work as closely as possible with clients during planning, support and decision-making
  • Nurture team success in an environment where employees freely share information, knowledge and tactics, and champion one another’s efforts

EuroDev privacy statement

Your privacy is important to us. We strive to be transparent about how we collect and use your information, to keep your information secure and to provide you with meaningful choices. This Privacy Policy is intended to help you understand what information we collect, why we collect it and what we do with it.

Information collection and use

At EuroDev we collect certain categories of information depending on the relation we have with you. You provide most of this data directly.

  • Recruitment purposes

We collect the information you provide us when applying for an open position via our website or through our other channels. Your application letter and curriculum vitae will be retained for 4 weeks after the recruitment procedure ends. After that, we will delete your information unless we get your permission to hold on to the information for future jobs within our company or with clients. In that case we will delete the information after 1 year. Any given permission can be withdrawn at any time by sending an email to info@eurodev.com. If you apply for a position with one of our clients, we will share your information with our client. Data we process is: name, surname, gender, date of birth, address, postal code, city, phone number, email address, educational level, availability, cv and motivation. If you are hired, your data will become part of your personnel file.

  • Employment purposes

We collect the information you provide to us in order for us to fulfill our side of the agreement under which you have become an employee. This processing is necessary to perform the contract between you and us. The data we collect can include the following: name and contact data, credentials, bank information, ID, national security number, and any other necessary information needed to process payroll. Depending on the type of data, we can retain it for up to 7 years after the employment ends. The exact period will be based on what is prescribed by law.

  • Services purposes

We collect the information you provide to us needed to execute our duties as agreed upon in the business agreement we both signed. This processing is necessary to carry out the contract between you and us. When you use services that require your financial information or to complete transactions, we may collect your payment and billing information in order to provide you with those services. Your information will be retained for as long as the contract is in place, and longer if necessary for legal obligations.

  • Marketing purposes

We collect information to operate our business and to provide information on the product that we offer. The information is mostly collected through third parties (see “Information collected through third parties”). The data we collect can include the following: name and contact data (a.o. first and last name, job title, email address and phone number).

Furthermore, EuroDev collects information from suppliers and other business relations. This information will exist of personal data, i.e. name, function title, phone number and email address. This information will be retained for as long as the business relationship is in place.

Your rights and how to exercise them

You have the right to (re)view or request changes to be made to your information. You might also have the right to restrict or limit the way in which your information is used by us.

You can request that we delete your information, and we will carry out this request unless certain exceptional reasons arise permitting EuroDev to keep certain information about you, for example: we may keep information if we need to do so to comply with a legal obligation, to resolve disputes and to enforce our agreements.

You also have the right to obtain a copy of your information in an easily accessible format. In certain circumstances, you can also request that we transfer some of your information to third parties. EuroDev will help you exercise these important rights. If you want to exercise your rights, please send an email to info@eurodev.com stating your request.

Information collected through www.eurodev.com

Our website uses functional cookies to make sure that our website is suitable for all devices. Next to that, our website uses analytics cookies to analyze the behavior of our website visitors in order to improve our website. These cookies do not process personal data (identifiable data). Our website includes social media buttons. By clicking on these buttons, you will be redirected to the website of the relevant social media party. EuroDev does not control any cookies used by third party websites.

Information collected through third parties

We also obtain data from third parties. We protect data obtained from third parties according to the practices described in this statement, plus any additional restrictions imposed by the source of the data. These third-party sources vary over time, but have included:

  • publicly available sources
  • existing relations

How we use the information collected

We mainly rely on three separate bases to lawfully process your information.

  1. In accordance with an agreement (incl. our Terms & Conditions)
  2. Based on your given consent
  3. Out of EuroDev’s legitimate interest, as long as this legitimate interest does not overrules your rights

Occasionally, EuroDev may rely on other legal bases to process your information for example to comply with a legal obligation.

How we share this information

We will share information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of EuroDev when this is necessary to fulfill our agreement or when we have your consent.

  • Within EuroDev

Information may be shared within EuroDev, including with other EuroDev Services and affiliates. EuroDev affiliates may use the information in a manner consistent with their privacy policies.

  • With our clients

The nature of our services demands that we share personal data with our clients. This means that we share cv’s and motivational letters for recruitment purposes, data necessary to fulfill an agreement, or data necessary for direct marketing purposes. Not all of our clients are located within the EU/EEA and, for those outside, appropriate safeguards have been put in place to comply to the GDPR (see also “Transferring data outside the EU/EEA”).

  • Trusted local service partners

We provide user information to trusted partners who work on behalf of EuroDev based on our directions and in compliance with appropriate confidentiality measures (i.e. payroll-providers, lease companies, etc.).

  • For legal purposes

We may access, preserve and disclose information to investigate, prevent or take action in connection with: (i) legal processes, and legal and governmental agency requests; (ii) enforcement of the Terms; (iii) requests for customer service; (v) establishing or exercising our legal rights or defending against legal claims; or (vii) as otherwise required by law. This may include responding to lawful governmental requests.

  • New ownership

If the ownership or control of all or part EuroDev or a specific Service changes as a result of a merger, acquisition or sale of assets, we may transfer your information to the new owner.

Security and data retention

EuroDev uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal data you provide on computer systems that have limited access and are in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential data over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption.

EuroDev will retain your information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. If you no longer want EuroDev to use your information to provide you with the Services, you can contact EuroDev. We will delete the information we hold about you, unless EuroDev needs to retain and use your information to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes or to enforce our agreements.

Legitimate interests

EuroDev may use your information to provide, improve and customize our Services. This may include the sharing of your information for such purposes as is necessary to pursue our legitimate interests and your legitimate interests in receiving personalized content and services.

You have the right to object to any of this processing and, if you want to object, please contact EuroDev via info@eurodev.com.

Transferring data outside the EU/EEA

EuroDev may process information related to individuals in the EU/EEA and may transfer that information from the EU/EEA through various compliance mechanisms, including data processing agreements based on the EU/EEA Standard Contractual Clauses.

The United States and other non-EEA countries have different laws on data protection and rules in relation to government access to information. If you are based in the EEA, when your data is moved from your home country to a third country outside the EEA, some of these countries may not have the same data protection safeguards as your home country.

To the extent that EuroDev is deemed to transfer information about you outside the EEA, EuroDev relies separately, alternatively and independently on the following legal bases to transfer your information:

  • Standard contractual clauses

The European Commission has adopted standard contractual clauses that provide safeguards for personal data that is transferred outside the EEA. We use these Clauses where possible when transferring personal data outside the EEA including to our affiliates.

  • Contractual necessity

By signing an employment contract, a contractual necessity is created to share information with the North-American based customer. As we operate in countries worldwide (including in the United States), we can’t provide our Services without moving your data around the world.

Final note

This Privacy Policy applies only to EuroDev and it’s affiliates. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that EuroDev does not own or control, or to people that EuroDev does not employ or manage.

We may amend or update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will inform you when and what changes are made.

If you have questions or suggestions relating to your information, or wish to make a complaint, please contact us at:

EuroDev Holding B.V.

Windmolen 22

7609 NN Almelo

T: 0031 (0)546 660 000

E: info@eurodev.com

Without prejudice to any other rights you may have, you also have the right to file a complaint against us with the Dutch Data Protection Commissioner, which is EuroDev’s lead supervisory authority. You can also complain to the supervisory authority in the EU member state in which you are based. Click here to find your local supervisory authority.

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