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Your privacy and the protection of personal data is of great importance to Prospecto owner of Productgauge. Therefore, when processing your personal data, we conform to the requirements of the applicable data protection legislation. This means that we:

  • Clearly specify our purposes, before we process personal data, by using this privacy- and cookies statement;
  • Limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data needed for legitimate purposes;
  • First ask for permission to process your personal data in cases where your prior permission is required;
  • Take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data;
  • Respect your rights, for example the right to access, correct or delete your personal data held by us.

We respect the privacy of the visitors of our website (www.productgauge.com) and of the users of our services and ensure your personal data to be handled confidential. In this privacy and cookie statement we will inform you about the personal data processing by Prospecto and your privacy. We recommend that you read it carefully.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy and cookie statement. If required, we will inform you of this. We recommend that you consult this statement on a regular basis, so that you remain informed of any changes. If you have any questions regarding the processing of personal data, you can find the contact details of Prospecto at the end of this privacy and cookie statement.

Purposes of the data processing
We use personal data for the following purposes:

  • Contacting you if you request so;
  • Redirecting your request for a quote to suppliers;
  • Sharing your product list;
  • Performing a spam check;
  • Making sure our website functions well;
  • Analysing your surfing behaviour on our website.

Contacting you if you request so
You can use our contact form or send us an e-mail to contact us. For this purpose, we use your name and last name, e-mail address, telephone number (optional) and any other information, which you provide us with via e-mail or via our contact form. If you send us an e-mail or use our contact form, this means you are accepting our offer to you to contact us (agreement). The data you provide will be retained for as long as is necessary depending on the nature of the form or the content of your e-mail, to fully answer and correctly handle your contact request. If necessary, we may also collect your location data (GPS). If that is the case, you will be asked to grant consent beforehand. This location data and other data can also be stored and processed by the provider of the navigation/mapping software, such as Google Maps, but the data could also be used by for example Google or Apple itself. We have no control over their actions. We recommend that you read the applicable privacy statement of the provider in question.

Redirecting your request for a quote to suppliers

If you like a product you found on our website, you can request a quote from the supplier or manufacturer. We will redirect your request directly to the supplier our manufacturer. For this purpose, we use your name and last name, e-mail address, telephone number (optional) and any other information, which you provide us with in the comments of your request. The processing of this data is necessary for the supplier or manufacturer to enter into an agreement with you and to contact you. We store this information until your request for a quote has been handled.  

Sharing your product list

On our website you can build your own product list for your application, system or project. This product list can be sent and shared by e-mail or through social media applications. For this purpose, we use your name, e-mail address, name of recipient, e-mail address recipient and any other information, which you provide us with in your message . Processing this information is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us, as our service is based on the idea of searching and comparing products, adding the product you like to your product list and sharing this list. Moreover, it is up to you to add products to your list and share this list with others. This information will be stored for up to three years.

Performing a spam check

In order for us to protect our website from spam and abuse, we use reCAPTCHA. By demonstrating you are not a robot, we are monitoring:

  • How fast the form has been filled in;
  • The mouse movements during filling in the form;
  • The IP-address of the one filling in the form.

This data is analysed by Google LLC. From this data Google can deduce if we are dealing with a legitimate website visitor or a robot. A real visitor only has to check a box, confirming not being a robot. Thereafter the form can be sent to the recipient. For more information, please read the relevant privacy statement: Google privacy policy.

Analysing your surfing behaviour on our website and making sure our website functions well
We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small information files that can be automatically stored on, or read out from the device (including a PC, tablet or smartphone) of the website’s visitor or app user, while visiting a website or using an app. This is done through the web browser on the device. The information that is transmitted by a cookie, about the use of our website, may be transferred to our own secured servers or to the servers of a third party. We will only place cookies on your device with your permission.

We, as well as third parties, use cookies on our website. Please see the overview below, for more information about the specific cookies and purposes.

Retention period

Google Analytics 

Google LLC, United States

Privacy Shield

Privacy statement


These cookies are used to gain insight into visitor behavior and to improve the user experience based on this information.

The information that we obtain, including the address of your computer (IP address), is transferred to Google and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The last part of the IP address is not visible. Google is Privacy Shield certified. This means that appropriate safeguards have been taken to protect your privacy. 

Max. 3 years

Google Tag Manager

Google LLC, United States 


Privacy statement


With these cookies, we can easily install plug-ins and cookies from Google on our website.


Facebook Audience Insights

Facebook, Inc., Verenigde Staten


Privacy statement


These cookies allow us to gain insights in the type of people interested in our business, based on their interests, age, education level etc. Based on this information we can create content that fits our current audience and find more people who might be interested in our business. 

Max. 3 months

LinkedIn Insight Tag

LinkedIn Corporation, United States

Privacy Shield

Privacy statement


This tag is installed on our website to gain valuable insights about our website visitors. Based on this information we can retarget our website visitors and improve our campaign.

Max. 1 year


Hotjar, Malta

Privacy statement


Hotjar provides us with anonymized information about how our website is used.

Max. 1 year

AddThis social sharing

Oracle America Inc., United States

Privacy Shield

Privacy statement


These cookies are used on our website to enable visitors to share content on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.



First party cookies, which are strictly necessary


These cookies enable necessary functionalities of the website, such as saving a search term, or font type within the website. Moreover, these cookies make it possible for you to make a product list and to compare products with each other. 

Max. 2 years

These cookies collect the following data from you:

  • IP address;
  • Cookie-ID;
  • Website and click behavior;
  • Referer URL.

You can set your browser to only accept cookies if you agree. For more information, consult the manual of your web browser. Please note: many websites do not work optimally if all cookies are disabled. Moreover, most cookies have an expiration date. This means that they will automatically expire after a certain period and no longer register any data concerning your visit of the website. Another option is to remove the cookies manually before the expiration data. In order to do this, consult the instruction manual of your browser.

Social media buttons
On our website we use social media buttons, which redirect you to the social media platforms. This gives you the option to share content within the network. The buttons operate through pieces of code that come from the social media networks. If you want to know how the social media platforms handle your personal data, and more information about the Privacy Shield certifications, please read the relevant privacy statement:

Providing personal data to third parties

Prospecto will only share your information with third parties if this is permitted on the basis of current legislation. We may provide your personal data to third parties because:

  • We have engaged them to process certain data;
  • It is necessary to execute the agreement with you;
  • You give consent to do so;
  • We have a legitimate interest to do so;
  • We are required by law to do so (for example, if the police so require in the event of a suspicion of a crime).

The parties that process personal data on our or your behalf are:

  • Our partners;
  • IT suppliers and service providers;
  • Cookie service providers (please see the abovementioned);
  • Manufacturers and product suppliers

Except for the parties mentioned above, we do not provide your personal data to other companies and/or organizations, unless we are allowed or required to do so by law. We entered into a data processing or data exchange agreement with the parties we share your personal data with.

Prospecto can transfer your personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Prospecto provides for appropriate safeguards to protect your privacy if necessary. This means, for example, that we use model contract provisions, approved by the European Commission, to make agreements about how to handle your personal data.

Is your personal data secured?

Prospecto takes appropriate technical and organizational measures with regard to the processing of personal data, against loss or against any form of unlawful processing (such as unauthorized access, encroachment, alteration or provision of personal data).

What are your privacy rights?
You can always contact us if you have any questions regarding your personal data. Besides that, you have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  • Right of access: you have the right to see what kind of personal data we processed about you;
  • Right of rectification: you have the right to rectify any personal data we have processed about you, if this information is (partially) wrong;
  • Right to complain: you have the right to file a complaint against the processing of your personal data by us, or against direct marketing;
  • Right to be forgotten: you can file a request with us to remove any personal data we processed of you.
  • Right to data portability: if technically possible, you have the right to ask us to transfer your processed personal data to a third party;
  • Right to restriction of processing: you can file a request with us to (temporarily) restrict the processing of your personal data;
  • Right to revoke your consent, when we process your data with your consent.

If you exercise any of the rights mentioned above, we will ask to identify yourself. To do so, we will request certain information to ensure that you are the person, to whom the personal data belongs.

We will usually comply with your request within 30 days. However, this period may be extended for reasons related to the specific privacy rights or the complexity of the request. If we extend this period, we will inform you of this in a timely manner.

If you want to exercise one of your rights, you can make this known by emailing us at admin@productgauge.com. You can also contact us via the contact details at the bottom of this page or via the contact form on our website.

If you think that we are not helping you in the right way, or if you are unhappy about the way in which we process your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint at the national authority. For the Netherlands, this is the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens.

Contact details
If you have any questions about our privacy and cookie statement or about your rights, please contact us via the details below:

Binckhorstlaan 36
Suite C348
2516BE ‘s-Gravenhage
The Netherlands

Chamber of Commerce Number: 62219294

E-mail address: admin@productgauge.com