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Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The Stichting Finance for Biodiversity Foundation (FfB Foundation) processes your personal data when you use our services and/or after you have provided these to us. Below you will find an overview of the personal data we process:

  • First and last name
  • Name of your organization and your position within the organization
  • Address details
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • Attendance of (online) meetings
  • E-mails that we receive from you
  • Payment details

When visiting our website:

  • A unique ID that is used to generate statistical data about how you use our website (cookie)

Special and/or sensitive personal data that we process

Our website and/or service never knowingly collects information about website visitors under the age of 16 unless they have parental or guardian permission. However, we cannot verify whether a visitor is over 16 years of age. We encourage parents to be involved in their children’s online activities in order to prevent the collection of information about children without parental consent. If you believe that we have collected personal information about a minor without that consent, please contact us at and we will delete that information.

For what purpose and on what basis we process personal data

The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To be able to call or e-mail you if this is necessary in order to provide our services
  • To inform you about changes to our services and products
  • To provide you with goods and services
  • To handle your payments to us
  • To handle our payments to you
  • To send you our news updates

The FfB Foundation also processes personal data if we are legally obliged to do so, such as data we need for our tax return.

This is based on the principles for ‘Execution of the agreement’ and ‘Consent’.

Automated decision making

The FfB Foundation does not take decisions on matters that may have (significant) consequences for individuals on the basis of automated processing. These are decisions that are made by computer programs or systems, without human input.

How long we retain personal data

The FfB Foundation stores your personal data for no longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data is collected or required by law.

Cookies, or similar techniques, that we use

The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation uses cookies on its website. A cookie is a simple small file that is sent with pages of this website (and/or Flash applications) and stored on the hard drive of your computer by your browser. The information stored in a cookie can be sent back to our servers the next time you visit us.

Using a session cookie, we can see which parts of the website you have viewed during the current visit. This enables us to optimize our service based on the surfing behaviour of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

Our website also places a cookie from the U.S. company Google as part of its ‘Analytics’ service. We use this service to keep track of and receive reports on how visitors use our website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. We have no influence on this. We have consented to Google’s use of analytics information for other Google services.

The information that Google collects is anonymized wherever possible. Your IP address is explicitly not given. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google adheres to the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions for your browser and/or by using the Help function in your browser.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same as if the visitor had visited the other website.

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

Sharing personal data with third parties

The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation does not sell your information to third parties and only provides them if this is necessary for the implementation of our agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation. We have made processor agreements with companies that process your data on our behalf, in order to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation remains responsible for these processing operations.

The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation has processing agreements with the following companies:

Dropbox, MailChimp, DatePicker, Microsoft office, Google Analytics, Google Drive

Furthermore, the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation has processing agreements with the following companies:

NextGreen B.V., de Horde Advies, Virtual Assistant Vera Wong

What rights you have over your data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent for data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation, and you have the right to data transfer. This means that you can submit a request to us to send the personal data we hold about you in a computer file to you or another organization named by you.

You can send any requests to inspect, correct, delete or process your personal data or requests to withdraw your consent or object to the processing of your personal data to

To ensure that the inspection request has been sent by you, we ask you to include a copy of your proof of identity with the request. On this copy, black out your passport photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip with numbers at the bottom of the passport), and passport number in order to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, and within no more than four weeks.

The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation would also like to point out that you have the option of filing a complaint with the national regulator, the Personal Data Authority. This can be done via the following link:

Additional information

How we protect your data

The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent its misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unintentional disclosure and unauthorized modification. If you believe that your data is not properly secure or there are indications of misuse, please contact the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation at


The Finance for Biodiversity Foundation reserves the right to modify this Privacy Statement. You are therefore advised to check this Privacy Statement regularly.


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