NettyRoyal is the website and the blog of Netty Leistra from Groningen, The Netherlands.

The website and blogcan be found at

The blog owner can be contacted via the contact form on this blog, via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.



Distributing any part of the site and its content is prohibited. The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

For genealogical information I make use of public sources online (a.o. magazines, newspapers, social media, newsletters, lists), magazines, newspapers and books.

Referrals and links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from her pages, unless she has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of her site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by user of message boards, newsgroups or guestbooks provided on her page.


The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object. In case a photographer or author should stumble upon this site and sees material, which copyrights he/she maintains and he/she do not want that material on this site, please contact the author. The copyright for any material created by this site’s author is reserved. Duplication or use of objects in other publications is not permitted without the author’s agreement. Any use of text or pictures generates a fee, which will be charged.

Watermarks were created by Mandy Littlefield of Mandy’s Royalty.


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of rules that provide data subjects with more control over their personal data. GDPR defines a data subject as anyone within the borders of the EU at the time of processing their personal data. It includes regulations on how EU data can be exported outside of the EU. It is changing the way organizations approach data privacy and the handling of personal information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The following data are being collected – mainly via cookies – under the right of consent. Consent may be withdrawn at any time.

  • Name and email address and message when using in the contact form and by commenting on this blog.
  • IP address, browser type, unique device identifiers, language preference, referring site, the date and time of access, operating system, and mobile network information. These data  are only collected for the visitors statistics and spam checking on the blog.
  • WordPress also collects information about a visitor’s interactions with a site, including likes and ratings left by visitors using or Jetpack. If you’d like, you can read more about the Site Stats feature for sites and Jetpack sites.

Only in case of a competition name and address details will be asked.


If you leave a comment on NettyRoyal you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies or using your own account. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have a WordPress account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Contact form

The plugin used for the contact form doesn’t use cookies, nor does it collect additional user details. The actual submission data are not stored in the database of NettyRoyal and are emailed directly to the owner of the form. This email will include the submitter’s IP address, timestamp, name, email address and message. The input of these data takes place voluntarily.

The contact form submission data are submitted to Akismet service (owned by Automattic) for the sole purpose of spam checking.

Subscription via email and notification

You can subscripe to NettyRoyal via email.

To initiate and process subscriptions, the following information is used: subscriber’s email address. In the event of a new subscription being initiated, we also collect some basic server data. This server data is used for the exclusive purpose of monitoring and preventing abuse and spam.

In case you are logged in as a user your IP address, user ID, username, site ID and URL, Jetpack version, user agent, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code are being collected. Some visitor-related information or activity may be sent to the site owner via this feature. This may include: email address, username, site URL, email address, comment content, follow actions, etc.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos from YouTube, images, tweets, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Site statistics are being collected via Jetpack. For this mainly your IP address is used. Jetpack is owned by Automattic.


A cookie is a file that websites place on the computers of visitors for the following purposes:

  • Functional: To make it easier to use (parts of) the website, e.g. to recognise users during repeat visits, to recognise preferences and to quickly complete forms.
  • Analytical: To collect visitor statistics and to use them to further improve and renew the website.
  • Commercial: To monitor viewing behaviour of individual visitors and to use this information for commercial initiatives, e.g. by providing specific information based on specific clicking behaviour.

Legislation makes a distinction between functional and non-functional cookies. Functional cookies are not subject to legislation. Non-functional cookies however include analytical and commercial cookies, and thus are subject to legislation. The latter also include cookies placed by Jetpack, social sharing buttons on social media networks.

Who we share your data with

NettyRoyal does only share personal data with partners, cloud-based service, payment processor or third-party service provider with your permission.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on NettyRoyal, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data

We follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal data so as to guard against loss, damage and unauthorised access by third parties

  • The software of the website and blog is always updated to the latest version.
  • SSL – On the blog your data are being sent via a secure internet connection. You can see that in the address bar, where it says ‘https://’ and the ‘key’ in the address bar.
  •, the host of this blog and the website, take care for the security of the server and the email.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In order to check login activity and potentially block fraudulent attempts, the following information is used: attempting user’s IP address, attempting user’s email address/username (i.e. according to the value they were attempting to use during the login process), and all IP-related HTTP headers attached to the attempting user.

Activity will be tracked in case of failed login attempts, which contain the user’s IP address, attempted username or email address, and user agent information.

Legal Validity of this Disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.

These terms and this disclaimer and any claim based on use of information from this website shall be governed by the laws of the Netherlands and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent court in the Netherlands.

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