Privacy and Cookie Statement

The Organisation Producer responsability E-waste Netherlands Foundation (further OPEN Foundation), established at Baron de Coubertinlaan 7 in Zoetermeer, respects the privacy of all visitors to this website. Personal information that you may provide to us is always treated confidentially. The personal data you fill out on the website will be used exclusively for the indicated purpose, such as, for example, sending requested information. Processing of personal data is done in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter: AVG). This Privacy Statement describes how the OPEN Foundation handles your personal data.

The purpose of processing your personal data is: –
1. Processing your question, complaint or comment and subsequently responding to it.
2. Analyzing your use of the website to improve the website.
3. To register and save your subscription to our newsletter and send it to you.

Basis for processing requested information
If you have any questions, complaints or remarks about the OPEN Foundation you can contact us by sending an email to: We need to process your personal data to be able to respond to your incoming email. In order to be able to serve you better in the future, your data can be stored as well as the email received by us. In doing so, the OPEN Foundation only stores the data you provide, including but possibly not limited to name, email address and phone number. By using the aforementioned e-mail address, you grant permission for the processing of the information provided by you.

Basis of processing on the website
When using the website, cookies may be used to ensure that you get the most out of the website. You can refuse the use of cookies by choosing the appropriate settings in your browser. The cookies, and hence your personal data, are only processed on this website with your permission as referred to in article 6, paragraph 1, subsection a, of the AVG. The OPEN Foundation would like to point out, however, that in that case you may not be able to use all the possibilities of this website. Read more about how this website uses cookies in the Cookie Statement.

Basis of processing for newsletter registration
If you want to stay informed about the developments in the field of e-waste you can subscribe to our newsletter. When subscribing you need to fill in your name, e-mail address and profession. We need to process these data in order to provide you with the information you requested in the newsletter. By signing up, you also give the OPEN Foundation permission to store and use your data to send the newsletter. Your data will be stored until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Unsubscribing from the newsletter is easy: click on ‘Unsubscribe’ in the digital newsletter or send an email to

Google Analytics
To ensure that the website is as user-friendly as possible, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics makes use of “cookies”. These are small files that are placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users use the site.

This website uses Google Analytics cookies;

– OPEN Foundation has concluded a processing agreement with Google;
– OPEN Foundation has chosen to mask part of the IP address. Data sharing with third parties has been disabled;
– OPEN Foundation does not use other Google services in combination with the Google Analytics cookies.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of information by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.

The OPEN Foundation has taken appropriate measures to prevent the loss or unlawful processing of your personal data. Your data will be treated confidentially at all times.

Storage terms
Incoming questions on will only be stored as long as the data are necessary. This can vary from case to case. The OPEN Foundation strives to evaluate the necessity of these data annually.

Your rights
Under the law, you have the right to inspect your personal data and to correct or delete your personal data. The OPEN Foundation and its processor can do so on your request. You can make a written request by mail (OPEN Foundation, Baron de Coubertinlaan 7, 2719 EN Zoetermeer) or by email (

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data by the OPEN Foundation and its processor, you may ask them via

Cookie Policy

Important information about cookies on
In this Cookie Statement, the OPEN Foundation informs you about the cookies that may be placed when you visit Cookies are small files that are sent along with the pages of a website to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard disk. The reason for this is that your browser will send this information back to the server on your next visit, so that you will be recognized as a user on your next visit to When using, information about your use of and related websites can be collected by the OPEN Foundation, for example by means of cookies.

First party cookies
When visiting, own OPEN Foundation cookies may be placed. Own cookies are made by or for the OPEN Foundation and are stored on your computer by the OPEN Foundation. Only the OPEN Foundation has access to these cookies and the information collected by means of the cookie. These are also called ‘first party cookies’. Such cookies are used by the OPEN Foundation, for example, to automatically fill out search queries or participation forms.

Refusing and deleting cookies
You can set your browser so that you will not receive any new cookies during your next use of The way to do this differs per browser, please consult the help function of your browser if necessary. In addition, you can refuse the cookies that are placed when using, both individually and collectively via Here you can also see which of the cookies mentioned are active on your browser. Here is an explanation per browser on how to remove placed cookies.
If you refuse cookies and/or delete them, it is possible that you will not be able to use all the possibilities of that you have access to (parts of)

Note: Refusing and deleting cookies only affects the computer and browser on which you perform this action. If you use multiple computers and/or browsers you have to repeat the above action(s).

Our Privacy Statement applies to the personal data which OPEN Foundation may process on the basis of the cookies it places.

Modification of Privacy and Cookie Statement
We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy and Cookie Statement. We will publish any amendment on this page.

This page was last modified on: Tuesday, June 29, 2021.