Which personal data of yours we collect and why we do it.


When visitors leave comments on the website, we collect the data as being shown in the comment, the IP adress of the visitor and the browser user agent to help detect spam.

An anonimised string, made on the basis of your e-mailadress (called a hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service if you use this. The privacy policy page is here to be found: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After your comment is approved, your profile picture will be publicly visible in the context of your reaction.


Our donation page is developed with Mollie software. Personal data that for the purpose of our service is made available, will be shared with this party. Mollie is granded access to your data to offer us (technical) support; they will never use your data for another purpose. Mollie is -on basis of the agreement we have with them- obliged to take appropriate measures.

This safety measures consist of the application of an SSL-encryption and a strong password policy. Mollie uses cookies to collect technical information concerning your use of the software; no personal data is being collected or saved. Mollie reserves the right to share collected data within the own concern to improve the service further on.


We use webhosting and e-mail services from Strato. Strato processes personal data on behalf of us and will not use your data for own purposes. This party does use meta data about the use of services. These are not personal data. Strato has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to prevent loss or unauthorized use of your personal data. On ground of the agreement, Strato is obliged to maintain confidentiality.

Our website uses Mailchimp, a third party that handles e-mail traffic from our website and the sending of any newsletters. All confirmation emails you receive from our website and web forms are sent via the Mailchimp servers. Mailchimp will never use your name and e-mail address for its own purposes. At the bottom of every e-mail that has been automatically sent through our website you will see the “unsubscribe” link. If you click on this, you will no longer receive e-mail from our website. Your personal data is stored securely by Mailchimp. Mailchimp uses cookies and other internet technologies that provide insight into whether emails are opened and read. Mailchimp reserves the right to use your data to further improve the service and to share information with third parties in that context.


If you are a registered user and upload images to the site, you must avoid uploading images with EXIF GPS location information. Visitors to the website can download the images from the website and view the location data.

Contact forms

In accordance with the AVG and the other relevant legislation, we do not store your personal data for longer than is necessary for the realization of the purposes for which it is collected or processed. If you want more information about how long your specific personal data will be kept, you can contact us.


When you leave a comment on our site, you can indicate whether your name, your e-mail address and website may be stored in a cookie. We do this for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information again for a new response. These cookies are valid for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will store a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal information and is deleted as soon as you close your browser.

As soon as you log in, we will store some cookies in connection with your login information and screen display options. Login cookies are valid for 2 days and cookies for screen display options for 1 year. If you select “Remember me”, your login will be saved for 2 weeks. As soon as you log out of your account, login cookies are deleted.

When you change or publish a message, an additional cookie is stored by your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data and only contains the post ID of the item that you have edited. This cookie expired after a day.

Embedded content from other websites

Messages on this site may contain embedded (embedded) content (for example, videos, images, messages, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same as if the visitor had visited this other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with this embedded content, including the interaction with embedded content if you have an account and are logged into that website.

How long we save your data

When you leave a response, that response and the metadata of that response will be saved forever. In this way, we can automatically recognize and approve follow-up responses instead of moderating them.

For users registered on our website (if applicable), we also store personal information in their user profile. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time (the username cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and change this information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request an export file of your personal information that we hold about you, including all information that you have provided to us. You can also request that we remove all personal information that we have from you. This does not contain any data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Responses from visitors can be guided by an automated spam detection service.