Privacy policy

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When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the information in the comments form, the visitor's IP address, and the browser user agent to help with spam detection.

An anonymized string, created from your email address (this is also called a hash) can be sent to the Uit de Buurtfabriek service if you use it. The privacy policy page of the Uit de Buurtfabriek service can be found here: After your comment is approved, your profile picture will be publicly visible in the context of your comment.


If you are a registered user and upload images to the site, you should avoid uploading images containing EXIF ​​GPS location data. Visitors can download pictures from the site and view the location data.


When you leave a comment on our site, you can indicate whether your name, e-mail address, and site may be stored in a cookie. We do this for your convenience so you do not have to enter this information again for a new response. These cookies are valid for one year.

When you visit our login page, we store a temporary cookie to check whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is deleted as soon as you close your browser.

Once you log in, we will store some cookies in connection with your login information and screen display options. Login cookies are valid for two days, and cookies are for screen display options for one year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will be saved for two weeks. Login cookies will be removed once you log out of your account.

When you edit or publish a message, an additional cookie is stored by your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and only the post ID of the article you edited. This cookie expires after one day.

You can find an elaborated version of our cookie usage on our cookie page.

Embedded content from other websites

Posts on this site may contain embedded content (for example, videos, images, messages, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves as if the visitor had visited this other site.

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

Who we are sharing your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

For how long we save your data

When you leave a comment, that comment and the metadata of that comment will be saved forever. This way, we can automatically recognize and approve follow-up comments instead of moderating them.

For users who register on our site (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Site administrators can also view and edit this information.

Which rights do you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal information we hold about you, including any information you have provided. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include data we must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where will your data be sent to

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.