This Privacy Statement relates to the processing of personal data of visitors to the website https://www.thinktank-maastricht.nl/en of the THINK TANK Foundation. We, the THINK TANK Foundation, respect the privacy of visitors to our website and handle your personal data with care. In doing so, we adhere to existing privacy laws and regulations.
In this Privacy Statement we inform you about the way in which we process your personal data.
2. For what purpose are the data processed and which personal data are processed?
We may collect personal data from visitors to our website (hereinafter: visitors) for one or more of the following purposes:
- sending newsletters;
- handling questions;
- handling service requests;
We process from all our visitors:
In addition, you have the choice to leave personal data yourself via our website, for one of the above-mentioned purposes.
We only process personal data that you leave behind with us:
- Your first and/or last name;
- Your email address;
- Your phone number;
- Other questions or comments.
3. How is the personal data collected?
The personal data of the visitors is obtained in the following ways, among other things:
Through the use of the website as well as the cookies placed on it;
- By providing personal data by the user himself.
4. How is the personal data secured?
We take the protection of the personal data of visitors to our website seriously and therefore take appropriate organizational and technical measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure, unauthorized modification or otherwise unlawful processing.
Our employees who have access to your personal data only have access to this personal data if necessary for the performance of their duties and/or to support the website.
5. What rights do visitors have and how can they exercise them?
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, visitors have several rights with regard to their personal data to ensure their privacy:
- Right of access;
- Right to correction/addition;
- Right to erasure;
- Right to restrict processing;
- Right to portability;
- Right to object to processing.
The request to exercise one or more of the above rights can be submitted by email to THINK TANK Foundation to firstname.lastname@example.org
To ensure that the request has been made by you, we ask you to enclose a copy of your proof of identity with the request. To protect your privacy, we ask you to black out your passport photo and citizen service number (BSN) in this copy.
When we receive a request, we will first weigh up interests depending on the nature of the request and assess whether we can and may comply with the request. We will then send an appropriate response.
You also always have the right to object to the Dutch Data Protection Authority or to initiate proceedings in court.
6. Provision of personal data to third parties
We may share visitors' personal data with:
- Cooperation partners, clients or customers of the THINK TANK Foundation;
- Service providers that are engaged to provide services on behalf of the THINK TANK Foundation;
- Third parties, including but not limited to regulators, the tax authorities or other authorities to comply with legal obligations.
7. Retention period
We do not store personal data of visitors for longer than necessary for the purposes for which they were obtained, unless we are legally obliged to keep data longer.
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. Information about your website visit is stored in these cookies. Personal data is processed by placing cookies. By using cookies, our website can recognize you on your next visit.
THINK TANK Foundation uses various cookies, namely: functional and analytical cookies. We always place the functional cookies. These cookies are necessary for the website to work properly. In addition, they ensure, for example, that your preferred settings are remembered.
We also place Analytical cookies. These cookies enable us to measure website visits. They give us insight into how often our website is used and what information visitors are looking for. As a result, we know which parts of the website are frequently visited and in which places we can improve our website. We continuously analyze and improve the website to make the experience for visitors as pleasant as possible. We cannot trace the statistics we collect to individuals. This data is therefore always used anonymously. We always place the analytical cookies when you visit our website.
9. Links to Third Party Websites
Our website may contain references and/or hyperlinks to one or more websites of third parties. We are in no way liable for the way in which these third parties deal with privacy legislation. We advise those involved to consult the privacy statement of the websites of these third parties to be informed about the way in which these third parties handle their personal data.
We reserve the right to unilaterally change this privacy statement. Changes will be published on our website, please check our website regularly so that you are aware of any changes. This privacy statement was updated on 01-07-2021.
11. Automated decision making
The THINK TANK Foundation does not make decisions based on automated processing on matters that can have (significant) consequences for people. This concerns decisions that are taken by computer programs or systems, without involving a person (for example an employee of THINK TANK Foundation.)
12. Contact/ questions
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact the THINK TANK Foundation via email@example.com.