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Privacy and cookie notice of Our Oceans Challenge

This is the privacy and cookie notice of Stichting Our Oceans Challange, based at Vondellaan 47, 2332 AA Leiden, The Netherlands (“OOC“).

 

This privacy and cookie notice provides information on the processing of personal data of the users of the website of OOC (the “Users“).

 

This privacy and cookie notice may be changed over time. Users of the website are advised to regularly review the privacy and cookie notice for possible changes. You can review the most current version of the privacy and cookie policy below.

 

This privacy and cookie notice was last changed on 26-04-2018.

 

This privacy and cookie notice can be stored or printed using the buttons at the top of this page.

1 WHEN IS THIS PRIVACY AND COOKIE NOTICE APPLICABLE?

This privacy and cookie notice is applicable to the processing of all personal data of Users through the website of OOC.

2 WHO IS THE CONTROLLER OF YOUR DATA?

OOC is the controller for the processing of your personal data on OOC’s website.

3 FOR WHAT PURPOSE DO WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

For the technical and functional management of the website.

Explanation:

When you visit our website, our website administrators process technical data linked to the use of the website to enable us to deliver the functionalities of the website. With this technical data our website administrators can manage the website, for instance by resolving technical difficulties or improving the accessibility of certain parts of the website. This way, we ensure that you can (continue to) find the information on the website in a quick and simple manner. For this purpose cookies are used as well.

 

Which personal data do we process for this purpose?

For this purpose we process technical data like the webpages visited, the internet browser you use, previous or next visited websites and the duration of a visit or session.

 

For what period do we retain your personal data for this purpose?

We retain technical data for a maximum period of 1 month for this purpose.

 

For answering your questions.

What does this purpose entail?

You can contact us through our contact form on the website, by email or telephone. In this case we will use your personal data to answer your question.

 

Which personal data do we process for this purpose?

For this purpose we process your email address, your (company) name, your contact information, your correspondence with us about your question and all other personal data you provide us with and which are required to answer your question.

 

For what period do we retain your personal data?

We retain data regarding the questions asked by you for as long as reasonably necessary to fully implement the settlement.

 

For the development and improvement of our website.

What does this purpose entail?

We use aggregated personal data to analyse user behaviour and to improve the user experience of our website.

 

Which personal data do we process for this purpose?

We analyse general information about your navigation to the website such as the pages you visit, the browser you use and the duration of your visit.

 

For what period do we retain your personal data?

We retain such data for a period of six months.

 

For complying with legal obligations.

What does this purpose entail?

In some cases, OOC processes your personal data to comply with laws and regulations. OOC may disclose your personal data when required by law or legal process.

 

Which personal data do we process for this purpose?

For this, we process your (company) name and email address and any other information you provided while using our website.

 

For what period do we retain your personal data for this purpose?

For this purpose, your personal data will be retained as long as required by law.

4 WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR DATA?

OOC treats your data with care and confidentiality and does not share your data with third parties other than as explicitly addressed in this privacy and cookie notice.

Only if OOC is required to do so by law, your personal data will be provided to supervisory agencies, fiscal authorities and investigative agencies.

5 WHICH COOKIES DOES OOC USE?

The website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file or part of a file stored on a world wide web user’s computer, created and subsequently read by a website server, and containing personal data. Cookies can collect data on the use of the website such as which pages are visited and the duration of a user session. When you use the website, the cookie is read by the website to get the required information which was previously stored.

 

OOC does not retain a cookie longer than necessary. We use session cookies and permanent cookies:

  • A session cookie can track usage such as the webpages you visit and what options you use. When you close the internet browser, the session is ended and the cookie is deleted.
  • A permanent cookie enables the website to recognize you at a subsequent visit.

 

OOC stores cookies that are essential in providing the functionalities of the website.

If you do not wish to receive any cookies at all, you may set your browser to refuse cookies altogether. Please note that in that case you may no longer be able to use all the functionalities of the website.

Only if you have given prior consent, OOC places cookies that are not strictly necessary for providing the functionalities of the website. Through such non-strictly necessary cookies we collect information about your use of the website and remember your preferences. Examples of collected information are which pages you have visited and the length of a user session. Through these cookies we aim to improve your user experience of our website. If you do not consent to cookies being placed, these cookies will be blocked.

 

The following table gives a summary of the non-strictly necessary cookies that OOC uses.

APISID, HSID, SAPISID, SID, SSID, LOGIN_INFO, CONSENT, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, PREF Session cookie Youtube These cookies are used by Google wherever a YouTube video is embedded on our website.
CONSENT, NID Session cookie Gstatic The site uses Google Captcha
_ga 2 years Google Analytics Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 min Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate.
_gid 24 hours Google Analytics Used to distinguish users.

OOC will use Google Analytics cookies. Google Analytics is a web analysis service that is offered by Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics uses cookies only to analyze the usage of the website by Users. Google uses aggregated statistical data to give OOC insight in the way Users use the website. OOC has concluded a data processing agreement with Google to ensure proper protection of your personal data. OOC does not make use of any other Google services related to Google Analytics. To the extent allowed by the Google Analytics functionalities, OOC has opted out from sharing your information with Google. Google will remove the last three digits of your IP address. Google may only provide the aforementioned data to third parties if Google is required to do so by law, or to the extent third parties process these data on behalf of Google.

You can find more information on Google Analytics here.

6 MAY PERSONS BELOW THE AGE OF 16 PROVIDE PERSONAL DATA?

Persons below the age of 16 may only provide personal data to OOC if they have written permission of one of their parents or their legal guardian who has read this privacy and cookie notice.

7 HOW DO WE SECURE THE DATA?

Your personal data are treated strictly confidentially and OOC has taken the appropriate technical and organizational security measures against loss or unlawful processing of this data. To this purpose OOC uses several security techniques including secure servers, firewalls and encryption, as well as physical safeguard of the locations where data are stored

8 IS PERSONAL DATA TRANSFERRED TO COUNTRIES OUTSIDE OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA ("EEA")?

As part of the services offered through our website, personal data provided may be transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA“) to a country or territory whose laws may not provide adequate levels of protection of personal data. If OOC transfers information outside of the EEA in this way, OOC will take the appropriate steps to ensure that the privacy rights of Users continue to be protected. In addition, if Users use the services while they are outside the EEA, their personal data may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide them with those services.

9 WHO TO ADDRESS REGARDING QUESTIONS AND REQUESTS OF ACCESS OR REMOVAL?

You may at all times and without any cost access the data you have provided to OOC, and, if you wish, request to have these data amended, rectified or deleted. You also have the right to request restriction of the data processing. Furthermore, you have the right to data portability and you may object to the processing of your personal data. If you wish to use one of these options, you can give notice thereof in writing to OOC:

 

  • Email: info@ouroceanschallenge.org
  • Postal address: Stichting Our Oceans Challenge, Vondellaan 47, 2332 AA Leiden, The Netherlands

 

You may also lodge a complaint with the Dutch supervisory authority (Autoriteit persoonsgegevens)