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Your privacy is important for Light for the World!

Light for the World processes personal data and other data in accordance with the applicable legislation. Your personal data will only be used by or on behalf of us and will not be made available to third parties. Below you will find exactly what you can expect from us and which rules we adhere to.

This privacy statement applies to the processing of the personal information you provide and data obtained as a result of your visit to and use of our website. Light for the World reserves the right to change the privacy policy.

What data do we record and what do we do with it?

Light for the World keeps a record of its relations. Relationships are persons who:

  • being a donor to Light for the World;
  • apply for a job at Light for the World;
  • have signed up for a newsletter;
  • participate in a training course;
  • work at organizations that Light for the World works with;
  • is involved as a volunteer in one of our programs.

Light for the World is a foundation for international cooperation and calls on its relations through campaigns and actions to contribute to the objective of our foundation. We finance the work mainly through contributions from (inter) national funds and gifts from donors. We collect personal data (name, address, place of residence, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth (optional)) to be able to inform you about our work and to ask you for financial support.

The collection of personal data is done via:

  • fill-in forms on the website;
  • files supplied by the bank;
  • telephone calls.

We always ask for your permission to record data.

Light for the World can use a system when sending e-mail newsletters to gain insight into the way in which you open these e-mails. Light for the World can also check if you click on the links in our e-mail. In this way Light for the World can further optimize its information to you and better tailor it to your interests.

Our registration system makes it possible to make selections, allowing us to approach specific target groups more specifically.

We collect financial data and personal data to implement the agreement (donation or training). This information is not provided to third parties.

Through our website a cookie is placed from the American company Google. Light for the World uses this service to keep track and get reports on how visitors use the website. The information that Google collects is anonymised, meaning that Google does not share personal data with Light for the World. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this.

It is possible to refuse and delete cookies of your choice. You can find out how to do this in the manual of your web browser.

What are your rights?

You can request access at any time in the data we have recorded about you or have it changed or deleted. You can make your changes via email or telephone
(+31 318 – 58 63 58) to the administration of Light for the World.

You can also go here if you no longer want to be kept informed of our activities. Light for the World is required to request proof of identity before we can provide you with information about your personal details in our records. You can also submit a request by letter, with your name, address, telephone number and a copy of a valid proof of identity, addressed to the administration of Light for the World: PO Box 672, 3900 AR Veenendaal.

Are your data secure?

Light for the World has taken technical and organizational measures to protect personal data against loss or any form of unlawful processing. We ensure that personal data are only accessible to employees who are authorized to do so by their job. We use the personal data only for the purposes for which you have provided them and therefore for compatible purposes.

Do you have a question or a complaint about our privacy policy?

If you have a question or a complaint about our privacy policy, please contact our Data Protection Officer:

Light for the World Netherlands Foundation
T.a.v. Bart Lont
PO Box 672
3900 AR Veenendaal
T: (+31) 318 – 58 63 58

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