Water Footprint Network may process personal information when you use our services, such as visiting waterfootprint.org, and/or when you provide this information to us yourself.
Below you can find an overview of the personal information that we potentially process:
Our website and/or service does not have the intention to acquire information about website visitors under the age of 16 unless they have permission of a parent or legal guardian. However, we do not have the means to check whether a visitor is over 16 years of age. Therefore, we advise parents and guardians to be actively involved in the online behaviour of their children, to prevent the acquiring and processing of information of their children without parental consent. When you are convinced that we have acquired personal information concerning a minor without that consent, please contact us at info
WFN processes your personal information for the following purposes:
WFN does not take automated decisions on matters that could have (considerable) consequences for individuals.
WFN does not store your personal information longer than necessary to realise the purposes for which we have acquired the information. Below you can find the storage times for the following categories of personal information:
Item > Storage time > Reason
Personalia & address information > 7 years > needed for Dutch taxes and customs administration
Email-address > 7 years > needed for Dutch taxes and customs administration
Internet behaviour > 2 years > website optimization
Computer information > 2 years > website optimization
Location information > 2 years > website optimization
IP-address > 6 months > in order that the cookie statement isn’t displayed with every page visit
Payment information > 7 years > needed for Dutch taxes and customs administration
WFN does not sell your personal (visitor, Partner or Professional) information to third parties, and only shares your personal information when necessary for the execution of an agreement or in order to conform to legal obligations. With companies that process your personal information on behalf of WFN, we make an agreement to warrant a similar level of security and privacy of your personal information.
During your first visit to this website we have already informed you about these cookies and asked for permission to store them on your computer.
You can unsubscribe from cookies by changing your browser settings in such a way that it refuses the storing of cookies. In addition, you can remove all previously stored information in the configurations of your browser.
For more information: https://veiliginternetten.nl/themes/situatie/cookies-wat-zijn-het-en-wat-doe-ik-ermee/ (in Dutch)
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You have the right to view, alter or remove your personal information. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent for the processing of personal information by WFN and you have the right for all of your personal information that we have stored to be handed back to you. This means that you can make a request for the transferral of your personal information that we have stored, by means of a computer file, to you, or another organization.
Requests for the viewing, altering or removal of personal information or a request for the withdrawal of consent to process your personal information, can be sent to info
To make sure that the request for viewing has been made by you, we will ask for a copy of your passport along with the request. Make sure that your photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the line with numbers on the bottom of your passport), your personal identification number and your document number, are made unreadable, in order to ensure your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but at least within 4 weeks.
WFN also wants to bring to your attention that you have to possibility to report complaints to the Dutch national supervisor, the Authority of Personal Information. You can use the following link to do this: https://autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl/nl/contact-met-de-autoriteit-persoonsgegevens/tip-ons (in Dutch)
WFN takes the security of your personal information very seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and illegal changes in/of your personal information.
When you have the impression that your personal information isn’t adequately protected, or if there are any signs of abuse of your personal information, please contact us at info
Water Footprint Network (WFN), situated at Horst Building
7522 NB Enschede
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands +31 53 489 4320
Last updated: 19 May 2018