Welcome to the De Boomgaard Foundation (‘we”, “us”, “our”, Stichting De Boomgaard) website (the “Website”). This Privacy Policy describes the types of information De Boomgaard collects through the Website, how we use it, how it may be shared, and what choices you have with respect to the foregoing. When you use the Website, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE PRIVACY POLICY, YOU MAY DECIDE NOT TO USE THE WEBSITE.


This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect through the Website and personal information that you provide in connection with your use of the Website or through your application to De Boomgaard Foundation. This Policy does not apply to the privacy policies of third parties that we don’t own or control, including but not limited to, any third-party services you access through the Website or the websites of any De Boomgaard partners or grantees.

Collection of Personal and Organisational Information

We collect the following types of personal information in the following ways:

  1. Directly Collected Information: When we receive an application, letter, or any form of request from you or you receive any form of email communication from us, we collect your name and/or contact information, including the email address, and the information on your organisation’s website you provide. You have an obligation to provide us accurate and updated information.
  2. Automatically Collected Information: We may collect Website usage, browser, and device information and your IP address, and information about your interaction with the Website. 

Cookies and Other Tracking Tools

Cookies are small, sometimes encrypted text files that are stored on computer hard drives by websites that you visit. They are meant to help users navigate websites efficiently as well as to provide information to the owner of the websites.

We use cookies and other similar tracking tools, such as pixels, when you visit the Website. We use cookies and other similar technologies to improve the user experience on the Website and for analytics. We do not use cookies, trackers or otherwise collect personal information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you visit our Website, nor do we knowingly allow third parties to do so, other than with respect to the social media links, if any, we mention below. It may be possible to disable cookies and other trackers through your device or browser settings and that may vary by device and browser. Usually you find how to do this in preferences or security settings. Disabling cookies may affect your ability to use the Website.

Use of Personal Information

We may use the personal information we collect through the Website for purposes including but not limited to: operating, maintaining, enhancing, and providing the Website’s functionality; providing (future) newsletters and/or other forms of email communication about us and our partners; responding to your inquiries; carrying out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any agreement(s) between you and De Boomgaard Foundation; in any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

Sharing Your Personal Information

We may share the personal information we collect about you through the Website with third parties’ site as follows:

  1. Service Providers: We may share your information as needed to host, operate, and carry out the performance and functionality of the Website, improve the Website, fulfil your requests, facilitate relevant marketing, deliver emails and newsletters to you from us, to provide you with information about our partner organisations, or provide support.
  2. Partner Organisations and Projects: We may share information from or about you with our subsidiarie(s).

We may also share your personal information as required or permitted by law when we believe in good faith that disclosure is legally required or otherwise necessary to protect our rights, property, or safety, including to law enforcement agencies, and judicial and regulatory authorities. We may also share your personal information with third parties to help detect and protect against fraud or data security vulnerabilities.

Data Security

We implement and maintain reasonable security measures appropriate to the nature of the personal information that we collect, use, retain, transfer or otherwise process. Those measures include physical, managerial, and technical safeguards designed to protect the integrity and security of your personal information. Because internet is an open system, even with these safeguards, data security incidents and breaches can occur for a variety of reasons that cannot reasonably be prevented.  Therefore, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information that you may transmit on or through our Website when this facility becomes available.

Links to Other Sites and Social Media Buttons

Our Website contains links to third-party websites (including those of our partners and entities we may support) and social media buttons. If you follow a link to any of these websites or social media platforms, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. 

Modifications and Updates to the Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes we make will be posted on this page. Your continued use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, or the practices of this Website, you may contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Unsolicited Submission Policy 

De Boomgaard Foundation’s Board members or any of its employees don’t accept or consider unsolicited submissions of any kind, including original ideas, proposals, or creative works.

Please do not submit any Unsolicited Submissions or Applications to De Boomgaard Foundation. We don’t treat Unsolicited Submissions or Applications, including attached materials, as confidential and have no obligation to review, consider, or otherwise use the submission. De Boomgaard Foundation may use or redistribute the Unsolicited Submissions and their contents for any purpose and in any way.


Last updated: April 30, 2024