Many different organizations use the iLost platform. In order to comply with the legislation on retention periods as well as possible, we advise affiliated organizations to comply with the legal retention periods of the country in question.
The following retention periods apply in the Netherlands:
- Found objects with an estimated daily value of up to € 450,- are stored for 12 weeks. If the finder wants to become the owner of the object, the retention period is 1 year. After 1 year, the finder must collect the object within 12 weeks to become owner.
- Lost and found objects with a daily value of more than € 450,- are kept by the municipality for 1 year.
- If you store the object yourself, you are liable for any damage, loss or theft.