Legal notice

Welcome to the website published by BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch.

Company name: BNP Paribas SA,  Netherlands Branch
Commercial register Amsterdam: 33148246
Registered office: Herengracht 595, 1017 CE Amsterdam

  • General Banking Conditions

In English
General Banking Conditions

In Dutch
Algemene Bankvoorwaarden

  • Payment Services Conditions for The Netherlands

As of 1 November 2009, there will be new rules for payment services in The Netherlands further to the European Payment Services Directive. This European Directive aims to establish a harmonised regime throughout the entire European Economic Area for the processing of payment transactions. The new rules are primarily about transparency and execution times for payment transactions.

Payment Services Conditions – BNPP NL

  • BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch, Depositor Information sheet

BNPP NL – Depositor Information Sheet

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The publisher undertakes to comply with all laws on the establishment and the activity of a website.

BNP Paribas SA Netherlands Branch kindly requests that all users read the following terms and conditions carefully. By accessing, browsing or using the website, users acknowledge that they have read, understood, and consented to the terms and conditions.

1. Access to the website:

The user of this website acknowledges that he/she has the skill and resources necessary to gain access to this website and use it.

Access to the website is free of charge. The costs of accessing and using the telecommunications network are to be borne by the client in accordance with the terms and conditions set by the client’s access providers and telecommunications operators.

The publisher cannot be held liable for matters outside its control or for any damage that may be caused by the user’s technical environment, in particular computers, software programs, network equipment and any other devices used to gain access to or use the service and/or the information.

Users are reminded that it is an offence punishable under criminal law to fraudulently access or remain connected to an IT system, to impair or interfere with the functioning of such a system or to fraudulently enter or alter information in an IT system.

2. Intellectual property:

BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch, owns or holds the rights to all components that constitute this website, particularly the data, designs, graphics, photographs and soundtracks.

It is prohibited to reproduce, represent, distribute or re-distribute the content of this website by any means whatsoever, whether in whole or in part, without the prior express authorisation of BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch. Such action would constitute a contravention of the rules governing the French Intellectual Property Code.

The trademarks of the publisher of the website and its partners, and the logos included in the website, are registered trademarks.

As an exception, some content (texts, images, etc.) belong to their respective authors and BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch uses them with the authorisation of the owners of the rights to that content.

3. Content of the website:

BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch endeavours to ensure the accuracy, updating and exhaustiveness of the information disseminated on this website and reserves the right to change the content or presentation of this website at any time and without notice. Furthermore, BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch declines any liability in the event of any delay, error or omission as regards the content of these web pages, nor in the event of any interruption to the service or if the service ceases to be available.

The information given on the website may be partial and incomplete because of the necessarily simplified nature of the texts, which do not have contractual value. BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch declines any direct or indirect liability concerning the accuracy, absence of errors, updated nature and availability of the information contained in the website.

BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch cannot be held liable for any decision made on the basis of information contained in the website or for the use that third parties might make of it.

Anyone who wishes to use one or more of the services and/or one or more of the products presented on the website is invited to contact his or her BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch branch to ascertain the contractual conditions and tariffs applicable to those products and/or services.

Certain people or certain countries may be allowed only restricted access to the products and services presented on the website.

None of the products and/or services will be supplied by BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch to a person if the law of his/her country of origin or of any other country that might concern that person prohibits them.

However, it remains the responsibility of any interested party to check beforehand with his or her usual advisers that his or her legal and fiscal status allows him or her to subscribe to the products and/or services presented on the website.

4. Technical information:

Users are reminded that there is no guarantee messages transmitted on the Internet will remain confidential and that the responsibility lies with the individual to take all appropriate measures to protect his or her own data and/or software programs against contamination by possible viruses circulating on the Internet.

BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch cannot be held liable for matters outside its control and for any damage that may be caused by the user’s technical environment, in particular computers, software programs, network equipment and any other devices used to gain access to the website or to use it and/or the information it contains.

5. Hypertext links:

Hypertext links to other sites from cannot in any circumstances incur the liability of BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch.

BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch declines any liability concerning the content and possible losses incurred when visiting websites to which the website leads via hypertext links. The user visits other sites on his or her own responsibility and at his or her own risk.

6. Cookies:

Users are informed that when they visit the website a cookie may install itself automatically and retained temporarily in the user’s memory or hard disk. A cookie is a component which does not enable the user to be identified but which is used to record information about the user’s navigation on the website.

Users of the website acknowledge that they have been informed of this practice and authorise BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch to use it. Users may de-activate this cookie by using the settings contained in their navigation software program.

7. PDF files:

To read a PDF file, users will need to download the latest version of the Acrobat Reader software program. N.B.: this software can only be downloaded from a website other than that of BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands BranchThis website will ask you to complete a named questionnaire. If you do not want to give your name and address, proceed directly to stage Nº 2 to download the software program free of charge.

8.1 Personal information:

All personal data that you communicate to us via the forms available on this site, or when submitting a job application on line, is processed by BNP Paribas SA (Netherlands branch), as data controller, for internal management purposes and in order to respond to your question(s). For a variety of operational reasons, this data may be transferred to another country within the European Union or to a country outside the European Union. It may also be communicated to the service providers or sub-contractors responsible for carrying out certain practical and technical tasks on behalf of BNP Paribas SA (Netherlands branch). With regard to the sending of data to a country outside the European Union, regulations have been put in place to ensure the protection and security of this data. Details of these regulations and information relating to the transfer of data can either be obtained by consulting the Bank’s website ( or by sending a written request to the following address: BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands branch, with its registered office at Herengracht 595, 1017 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

This personal data may be communicated, upon their request, to official bodies and to administrative and legal authorities. According to the provisions stipulated by the Dutch law of 6 July 2000 on privacy protection as amended, users have the right to access, modify, correct or delete this personal data by writing to BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands branch, with its registered office at Herengracht 595, 1017 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

If you are a CIB client, please see our CIB Data Protection Notice for information as to how CIB uses your personal data.

8.2 Electronic communication recording

According to the MiFID II directive BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch is obliged to record all electronic communication between BNP Paribas Sa, Netherlands Branch and clients relating to transactions in financial instruments.  Electronic communications that do not result in the conclusion of such transactions must also be recorded. The French regulation on electronic communication (book III Title I art. 313-51, registration of (electronic) communication) states among others that the electronic recordings of other staff members who are involved in business relationships may also be recorded under specific conditions.  The electronic communications include but are not limited to: telephone lines, video conferencing, fax, emails, instant messages chat rooms, Bloomberg emails, social networks and other interactive platforms which enable staff or communities of staff to share information electronically.These rules are meant to protect BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch as well as well as its clients’ interests and rights against all forms of operational issues and other transgressions during the course of the execution of the operations. BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch records electronic communication only for three specific purposes:

–  In order to check that transactions are correctly carried out and comply with the instructions of those that place them;

–  In order to constitute a legal security for BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch and its staff in the event of a dispute with a client or counterparty;

–   In order to investigate fraud and /or to safeguard the interest of the Bank and its employees.

BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch will retain records of the recorded electronic communications with her clients for a period not exceeding five years.  A client that was party to the electronic communication, that is not an employee of BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch, has the right to listen to the recording, receive a copy of the recording or receive a transcript of the recorded electronic communication (if technically possible), depending on the contents of the recorded conversation. However, this is subject to the condition that the client provides sufficient information to BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch so that BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch shall be able to trace back the specific recording. The client must at least inform BNP Paribas SA, Netherlands Branch about the date and time of the communication, the name of the employee which the involved party talked to, (in the case of a telephone conversation) the telephone number used by the involved party and the client must provides an indication of the telephone number that the involved party called or provide other information that will facilitate the search.

The client can submit the request to his or her relationship manager or regular contact within the sales department.

9. Law applicable:

The content of the website is subject to the law applicable to/in Netherlands

All users acknowledge the competence of the courts of Netherlands for everything regarding the content and use of the website or disputes arising therefrom.