Balkanlocals follows the AVG, the regulation in force in the European Union on data protection and privacy. We respect the privacy of all users and ensure that the information provided is treated confidentially. Should we wish to use your data for other purposes, we need your permission to do so. We will ask you for this permission. Balkanlocals will never sell your personal data to third parties.

Sharing of personal data with third parties

Because Balkanlocals uses Google Analytics, personal data is collected from visitors. The feedback we receive from our visitors helps us to further develop and improve Balkanlocals. 


Balkanlocals uses cookies, these are used to make the website work properly and to optimise it. We also place cookies that track your browsing behaviour so that we can offer tailored content. During your first visit to our website, we informed you about these cookies and asked your permission to place them.

You can opt out of cookies by configuring your internet browser to stop storing cookies. You can also delete any information previously stored via your browser settings. For an explanation, see:

Accessing, adjusting or deleting data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your possible consent to data processing or object to the processing of your personal data. You can send a request to inspect, correct and delete your personal data to

To make sure that the request for inspection is made by you, we ask you to send a copy of your proof of identity with the request. In this copy, black out your passport photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip of numbers at the bottom of the passport), passport number and Citizen Service Number (BSN). This is to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but within four weeks.

How we secure personal data (SSL certificate)

We take the protection of your data seriously and as far as possible take appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorised modification. For example, the website is secured with an SSL certificate.