Data processing: Baggage

Which personal data do we process?
If you travel through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol with baggage, information on your baggage is processed. Your item of baggage is given a unique barcode which is linked to your name and possibly a frequent-flyer number.

Why do we process your personal data?
Your data are processed as part of efforts to monitor security at the airport and promote the speedy flow of baggage. One of the ways this is done is by routing and sorting baggage. Consequently, we have a legitimate interest in processing your data.

How long do we retain your details?
The data will be destroyed within three to seven days once your flight has departed. The retention period for these data has been set at seven days following departure of the flight.

Who do we share your data with?
Depending on the circumstance, we share details about your baggage with the airline you are flying with to facilitate the speedy flow of your baggage.

Who is the controller?
Schiphol Nederland B.V.

This version was issued in February 2020.