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Welcome to If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms of Use, which govern the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these Terms of Use, please do not use our website. or ‘us‘ or ‘we‘ or ‘this website’ refers to the owner of the website: the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London whose registered office is 38 Hyde Park Gate, London, SW7 5DP. The term ’you‘ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
The use of this website ( is subject to the following terms of use:
  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these Terms of Use.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
As a condition to access and create an account on, you agree to these Terms of Use and to strictly observe the following DO‘s and DON‘Ts:
Do undertake the following:
  • Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements;
  • Provide accurate information to us and update it as necessary;
  • Review and comply with our Privacy Policy;
  • Review and comply with notices sent by us concerning the Services;
  • Use the Services in a professional manner.
  •  Don‘t undertake the following:
  • Act dishonestly or unprofessionally by engaging in unprofessional behavior by posting inappropriate, inaccurate, or objectionable content to our website;
  • Duplicate, license, sublicense, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, sell, rebrand, or otherwise transfer information found on this website (excluding content posted by you) except as expressly authorized by us;
  • Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for any underlying intellectual property used to provide the Services, or any part thereof;
  • Include information in your profile or elsewhere, except in designated fields, that reveals your identity or sensitive personal information such as an email address, phone number or address or is confidential in nature;
  • Create a user profile for anyone other than a natural person;
  • Utilize information, content or any data you view on and/or obtain from this website to provide any service that is competitive with this website;
  • Imply or state, directly or indirectly, that you are affiliated with or endorsed by us unless you have entered into a written agreement with us;
  • Adapt, modify or create derivative works based on this website or technology underlying the Services, or other Users‘ content, in whole or part;
  • Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell access to this website or any information therein, or the equivalent, in whole or part;
  • Deep-link to this website for any purpose, (i.e. including a link to a web page other than our home page) unless expressly authorized in writing by us or for the purpose of promoting your profile or a Group;
  • Use manual or automated software, devices, scripts robots, other means or processes to access, ‘scrape‘, ‘crawl‘ or ‘spider‘ any web pages or other services contained in this website;
  • Use bots or other automated methods to add or download contacts, send or redirect messages or other permitted activities other than through this website;
  • Access, via automated or manual means or processes, this website for purposes of monitoring its availability, performance or functionality or for any competitive purpose;
  • Engage in ’framing‘, ‘mirroring‘, or otherwise simulating the appearance or function of this website;
  • Attempt to or actually access this website by any means other than through the interfaces provided by this website;
  • Attempt to or actually override any security component included in or underlying this website;
  • Engage in any action that directly or indirectly interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, including but not limited to unsolicited communications to other Users, attempts to gain unauthorized access, or transmission or activation of computer viruses;
  • Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on this website;
  • Harass, abuse or harm another person, including sending unwelcomed communications to others using this website;
  • Collect, use or transfer any information, including but not limited to, personally identifiable information obtained from this website except as expressly permitted in this Agreement or as the owner of such information may expressly permit;
  • Share information of Users without their express consent;
  • Interfere with or disrupt this website, including but not limited to any servers or networks connected to this website;
  • Upload a cartoon, symbol, drawing or any content other than a head-shot photograph of yourself in your Profile Photo or Avatar;
  • Use or attempt to use another’s account without authorization from the Company or person, or create a false identity on our website;
  •  Infringe or use the HollandUKTrade / Holland Pioneers in international business brand, logos and/or trademarks, including, without limitation, using the word ’HollandUKTrade’ in any business name, email, or URL or including our logos except as expressly permitted by us;
  • Upload, post, email, message, transmit or otherwise make available or initiate any content that:
    • Falsely states, impersonates or otherwise misrepresents your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym, or misrepresenting your current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present;
    • Is unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable;
    • Adds to a content field content that is not intended for such field (i.e. submitting a telephone number in the ‘title’ or any other field, or including telephone numbers, email addresses, street addresses or any personally identifiable information for which there is not a field provided by this website);
    • Includes information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
    • Infringes upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights;
    • Includes any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, ’junk mail‘, ‘spam‘, ‘chain letters’, ‘pyramid schemes‘, or any other form of solicitation. This prohibition includes but is not limited to (a) using this website to connect to people who don‘t know you and then sending unsolicited promotional messages to those direct connections without their permission; and (b) sending messages to distribution lists, newsgroup aliases, or group aliases;
    • Contains software viruses, worms, or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment of this website or any User of this website;
    • Forges headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any communication transmitted through the Services;
  • Participate, directly or indirectly, in the setting up or development of a network that seeks to implement practices that are similar to sales by network or the recruitment of independent home salespeople to the purposes of creating a pyramid scheme or other similar practices.
While the administrators of will attempt to remove or edit any generally objectionable material as quickly as possible, it is impossible to review every message. Therefore you acknowledge that all posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author and not the administrator (except for posts by the administrator) and hence will not be held liable. This includes messages sent between members of this site.
You agree not to post or message any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-oriented or any other material that may violate any applicable laws. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned (and your service provider being informed). The IP address of all users is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that the administrator of this website have the right to remove, edit, move or close any profile or topic at any time should they see fit. As a user you agree to any information you have entered above being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent the administrator cannot be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.
The Forum system uses cookies to store information on your local computer. These cookies do not contain any of the information you have entered above; they serve only to improve your viewing pleasure. The e-mail address is used only for confirming your registration details and password (and for sending new passwords should you forget your current one).
1. The views expressed here are those of the members
The views expressed in any post or Private Message on this website are those of the member who submitted them and not the views of us. Every effort is made, through established and published processes, to react swiftly to remove any inappropriate content, either through discovery by the moderators and/or administrators, or through request from any member or any third party.
2. Third party content
The content on this website may include links to third party external sites. The User agrees that we and the appointed moderators cannot be held liable for the content, nature or reliability of any third party links and or content.3. Our right to remove contentWe reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to remove any content from the this website or to ban or restrict anyone from entering or using the this website without warning or liability.4. IndemnityBy submitting any content to this website you agree to indemnify and hold harmless us and any appointed moderator or administrator from all claims, costs and expenses (including legal expenses) arising out of any content posted or published by you.5. Content ownershipBy submitting any content to this website you are granting us a perpetual royalty free non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sub-license the content in whole or in part and in form. This does not affect your moral rights in any way.6. Content take-down processWe will endeavour to remove any content that is offensive, defamatory or libellous, upon being given notice of such content. The process for requesting the taking down of content is as follows:
You can notify us by sending us the URL of the thread, post or Profile Page that you feel is offensive, inappropriate, defamatory or libellous to:
We will review the thread, post or Profile Page in question and determine whether it should be taken down. We will inform you about the outcome