Privacy Statement


 

SNV values privacy and transparency. Therefore we recognise the importance of protecting all information we collect about you. We also want to be transparent about our policy. This privacy statement therefore helps you to understand what information we collect about you and how we use it.

This policy applies to SNV’s corporate website and other online services. The information collected online will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with third parties. A detailed explanation about how we safeguard your personal information is described below.

If you are applying for a job at SNV, this privacy policy is not applicable. A separate privacy policy for applicants can be found on our career site.

1. Information collected and possible use

We do not require personal information to access our sites.

SNV collects standard browsing information such as: your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the pages you visit, the time spent, the website that referred you to us, and the files you download. This information does not specifically identify the user. We don’t use your information for commercial purposes, only internally to facilitate analysis of site traffic.

SNV maintains several email lists to keep subscribers informed about our activities. Users join our mailing lists voluntarily by signing up through a form available on our website. You may be asked to provide basic personal information such as your name and email address. We do not share email addresses with third parties, unless required to do so by Dutch law.

We will keep your data as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes above or for as long as we are required by law. After this, your personal data will be deleted.

2. Use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. We use cookies on our website to facilitate traffic analysis and improve the performance and usability of the website. The cookies we use do not personally identify you or hold information about you as an individual. Specifically, SNV uses:

Website application cookies: to enhance and simplify your visit. Your session data are anonymous, the website does not collect any user data.

Analytics cookies: to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. For web traffic analysis, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics. These third-party cookies are collected and managed anonymously, and do not include any information identifying you personally.

Cookies make browsing more efficient. You can delete or disable cookies in your browser settings. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust your browser preferences every time you visit a site and as a consequence some services and functionalities may not work.

3. Your rights

You have the right to request information about the personal data we may hold. Requests to see, modify or delete your personal data can be addressed to:

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
Parkstraat 83
2514 JG The Hague
The Netherlands

We cannot remove your data when there is a legal storage requirement, such as accounting regulations or when other legitimate grounds apply.

If you have signed up for our newsletter, you can unsubscribe from our mailing lists at any time by using the link contained in the email or by sending a request to coms@snv.org.

4. How we protect your personal data

We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your data from loss, manipulation and unauthorised access. We continuously adapt our security measures in line with technological progress and developments.

We will not share your information with other websites or organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes.

5. Third party sites

Please note that this Privacy Statement does not extend to third parties linked to this website.

Service providers: all of our service providers are required to maintain the confidentiality and security of your personal information and are required not use your personal information for their own business purposes.

Links to other websites: SNV’s sites may include links to other websites which do not fall our supervision. We cannot accept any responsibility for the protection of privacy or the content of these websites, but we offer these links to make it easier for our visitors to find more information about specific subjects.

Social sharing features: SNV’s sites offer social sharing features and other integrated tools that allow you to share actions you take on our sites with other media. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your contacts or the general public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing about social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

6. Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you is stored within the European Economic Area (“EEA”), but may also be transferred to and processed in a country outside of the EEA. Any such transfer of your personal data will be in compliance with applicable laws.

7. Notification of Changes

SNV may, in its sole discretion, modify or update this Privacy Statement at any time. Any future changes will be posted on this page so that you are always aware of the information we collect and how we use it. If we change our policy, we will update the ‘Last modified’ date at the bottom of this page.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about SNV’s Privacy Policy please do not hesitate to contact us.

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
Parkstraat 83
2514 JG The Hague
The Netherland

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