Last updated:  March 2023

This privacy notice applies to the website found at, including all information and materials contained on it (“the website”). This website is managed by the Dutch Relief Alliance, representing:


Stichting Beheer Subsidiegelden Dutch Relief Alliance

(in English: Dutch Relief Alliance Grants Management Foundation)

KvK 72849770

Grote Marktstraat 45

2511BH ’s-Gravenhagen

The Netherlands


Our Privacy Notice

The Dutch Relief Alliance is committed to ensuring the privacy of all users of the website and will comply with data protection law when processing personal data. Personal data is any information that can be used to identify a living individual. Our Support Officer is the contact for all data protection queries and concerns –

This Privacy Notice governs all pages on the domain and sets out how the Dutch Relief Alliance collects and processes personal data via the website. It does not apply to pages hosted by other organisations. The website may be linked to the websites of such other parties, but those other sites may have their own privacy policies which apply to them.

Please read this privacy notice so that you are aware of how and why we might collect and process your personal information, and what your rights are under the data protection legislation. By using the website, you consent to the terms of this privacy notice. Dutch Relief Alliance may change the terms of this privacy notice. If such changes are made, we will notify you of those changes by contacting you if appropriate or by publishing the updated privacy notice on our website. Your continued use of the website will be on the terms of this privacy notice as amended from time to time.

The personal data we collect and store

The type and amount of information about you that we collect and store depends on how you use the website. You can access most of the pages on the website without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. Dutch Relief Alliance collects anonymous logs during user visits to the website. This information may be used to create aggregate statistics about how the website is used. Please see our cookies notice below for more information about this. We only collect personal information about you via the website if you choose to provide it when you:

–       subscribe to our email updates (at the moment no such functionality is used)

–       email us via the ‘Contact us’ facility

In these instances, we will collect, store and process your name, email address plus any additional information that you might provide when using the ‘Contact us’ facility.

How do we protect your data

We ensure that there are appropriate technical controls in place to protect your personal details. Our network is protected and routinely monitored.

We undertake regular reviews of who has access to information that we hold to ensure that your information is only accessible by appropriately trained staff, volunteers and contractors.

Where we use external companies to collect or process personal data on our behalf, we ensure to enter into a data processing contract that sets out our expectations and requirements in relation to security of the data they access or process.  These data processors also have legal liability for the way in which your data is used, providing you with additional protection.

Why we process your personal data

The Dutch Relief Alliance will only process your personal data in connection with the purpose for which you provided it. In other words, in order to send you marketing information and / or email updates about the work we are doing. In this way, our processing of your personal data is based on your consent.

Who your personal data is shared with

Your personal data will be shared internally within the Dutch Relief Alliance so that we can fulfil the purpose for which you provided it. Where necessary, we will share your information with our service providers in order to allow them to deliver services to the Dutch Relief Alliance, for example, if we contract with a service provider to host the website. Otherwise, we shall only share your personal information if we are required to disclose it by law. The Dutch Relief Alliance will never sell the personal data that you provide.

Our Cookie Notice

A cookie is a text-only piece of information that a website transfers to your web browser so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will normally contain the name of the Internet domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

The Dutch Relief Alliance uses cookies and analysis software for the purpose of enhancing your user experience. For example, measuring how many people are using each page of the website and for how long so that we can try to improve the quality of our website. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. To prevent the download of cookies, or otherwise control how cookies are used on your computer, please read the help information supplied with your internet browser software, go to, or read further instructions below.

Our use of cookies

This website uses functional, anonymous statistics and marketing cookies. Statistics and marketing cookies can be accepted or rejected via the Cookie Banner – these will be disabled by default when the user arrives on the website.

–       Functional cookies are necessary for the website; they remember choices you make to give better functionality.

–       Anonymous statistics cookies allow us to measure visits to the website, without identifying particular individuals.

Disabling and enabling cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your browser. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.

To disable cookies if you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer: Click on ‘Tools’ in the top menu, then on Internet Options, then on the tab marked ‘Privacy’; Move the slider to the position corresponding to the level of cookie acceptance/denial acceptable to you.

To remove existing cookies if you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer: Click on ‘Tools’ in the top menu, then on Internet Options; In the section marked ‘Browsing History’, click on ‘Delete…’; In the section marked ‘Cookies’ click on ‘Delete cookies’; Click on ‘Yes’ or hit the ‘Enter’ key. Other browsers have similar cookie management abilities in their settings, please refer to your browser’s ‘Help’ facility. Find more detailed information on disabling cookies here:

Anonymous statistics cookies

Google Analytics

The website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. This analytical tool uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for the Dutch Relief Alliance.

The Dutch Relief Alliance will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. See Google’s Analytics overview for further information.

Third-party cookies

To enrich our content, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example YouTube, these sites may set a cookie. The Dutch Relief Alliance does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these.

Your rights

You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please make a request to the DRA at the details provided above. We will provide this information digitally to you without charge, unless requests are manifestly unfounded, repetitive or excessive, in which case we are entitled to charge an administration fee.

You also have a right to have inaccurate information we hold about you rectified or removed and a right, in some circumstances, to restrict or object to us processing your information, or to seek erasure of your data.

The legal basis on which we hold and use your data will vary depending on the activity involved. We note that the legal basis on which we process your data will influence your specific rights.

If you believe we are not respecting your rights, you are entitled to make a complaint to the Dutch data protection supervisory authority (