Privacy statement

Privacy sensitive data, or personal data, is processed through the service of The Animal Politics Foundation considers the careful handling of personal data to be of great importance. Personal data is, therefore, carefully processed and secured by us.

In our processing, we comply with the requirements set by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). This means, among other things, that:

  • we clearly state the purposes for which we process personal data. We do this by means of this privacy statement;
  • we limit the collection of personal data to only those personal data necessary for legitimate purposes;
  • we first ask you for explicit permission to process your personal data in cases where your permission is required; >you have the right to withdraw your permission at any time.
  • we take adequate security measures to protect your personal data and ask the same of parties processing personal data on our behalf;
  • we respect your right to inspect, correct, or delete your personal data at your request.

Animal Politics Foundation is responsible for the data processing. In this privacy statement we explain which personal data we collect and use and for what purpose. We encourage you to read this statement carefully.

This privacy statement was last updated on 24-08-2018 11:00:00.

Use of personal data

When you use our service, we obtain certain data from you that may be personal data. We only keep and use the personal data provided by you directly, within the framework of the service you request, or where it is clear that they have been provided to us to be processed.

We use the following data for the purposes mentioned in this privacy statement:

  • Name and address details
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • Payment details

Retention period

We keep your data for a maximum period of 14 months if you are a customer with the Animal Politics Foundation.

Application letters and CVs will be removed after a maximum of 4 weeks after finishing the application and selection procedure (or kept for a maximum of 1 year with the applicant’s permission).


Certain parts of our service require you to register first. Following registration we will keep the personal data provided by you through the username chosen. We keep this data so that you do not have to re-enter it every time and so that we can contact you within the context of the execution of the agreement, invoicing and payment, and to provide an overview of the products and services you have purchased from us. We will not provide the data linked to your username to third parties, unless this is required for the execution of the agreement you concluded with us or if this is required by law. In the event of suspected fraud or misuse of our website, we may provide personal data to the competent authorities.


We will not publish your data.

Providing data to third parties

Your data will explicitly not be provided to third parties. Partners who process data on our behalf are based within the EU. Agreements have been concluded with these partners to safeguard your privacy. Our website includes social media. These are used to enable the administrators of these services to collect your personal data.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse how visitors use our website. We have concluded a processing agreement with Google to agree on the handling of our data. In addition, we have not permitted Google to use the analytics data obtained for other Google services. Finally, we will have the IP addresses anonymised.

Social media

We use Facebook and Twitter buttons on our website to make social media messages accessible to a greater public. If you accept the cookies on our website, you accept that Facebook/Twitter can track you.


We take security measures to limit abuse of and unauthorised access to personal data. In particular, we take the following measures:

  • Upon receipt, the data will be stored in a separate, protected system.
  • We use secure connections (Secure Sockets Layer or SSL) protecting all data between you and our website when you enter personal data.

Websites of third parties

This privacy statement does not apply to websites of third parties, which are connected to this website through web links. We cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of these websites before you start using these websites.

Changes to this privacy statement

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy statement.

It is advisable to consult this privacy statement regularly so that you are aware of these changes.

Access and changes to your data

For questions about our privacy policy or questions regarding access and changes to (or deletion of) your personal data, you can contact us at any time by using the details below.

Contact details:
Animal Politics Foundation
Postbus 17622
1001 JM, Amsterdam

You have the right at all times to do the following with your data:

  • to limit the processing of data relating to you;
  • to lodge an objection against the processing;
  • to lodge an objection against data portability.

You can always submit your request for change or deletion with the Animal Politics Foundation. In addition, you are by law obliged to identify yourself. The Animal Politics Foundation will deal with the request as soon as possible and free of charge in many cases.

If you have a complaint about the way we handle your personal data, you can submit it to the Animals Politics Foundation.

You can also file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA). You can contact them on