Friends of Bark EUROPA

Privacy Policy

The Friends of Bark EUROPA attributes great importance to protecting the personal data entrusted to the foundation. This Privacy Statement clearly and transparently indicates how your personal data is handled. The Friends of Bark EUROPA ensures the careful processing of your data and adheres to the laws and regulations that result from the General Data Protection Regulation.

Collection and use of personal information:

Personal information is data that can be used to identify or contact a single person. If you visit our website, request information via our website, become a Friend, make a donation or get in contact with us via email or phone, we will registrate your personal details.

The Friends of Bark EUROPA Foundation processes your data for multiple purposes. The Friends of Bark EUROPA only processes data that a strictly necessary for the purposes for which it was obtained. The following purposes apply to the processing of personal data:

  • To be able to get in contact with you
  • To send you information
  • To process an agreement as Friend of Bark EUROPA
  • To process a donation to the foundation
  • To improve the website, whereby Friends of Bark EUROPA can determine your click behaviour by visiting our website in order to be able to provide you with specific information

Friends of Bark EUROPA is responsible for the personal data confided to the foundation. If you have question about this subject or if you want to contact us after reading the Privacy Statement this can be done via our contact details or the contact form on our website.

Storage of personal data

Your personal data is stored not longer than necessary. Our aim is to destroy persona data as soon as we no longer need them. Some data is retained because of its financial or fiscal necessity. In that case your data will be kept for seven years. After this period, we ensure that your personal data is carefully removed.

Third Party Systems

Friends of Bark EUROPA uses systems managed by third parties for the processing and storage of the personal information entrusted to us. These systems are the webforms on our website, plugins on the website and our website, which is externally hosted. With these third parties we have signed processing agreements.

Plugins and tools

We use Google reCAPTCHA on our website. The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to determine whether data entered on our website is being provided by a human user or by an automated program. To determine this, reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of the website visitors on a variety of parameters. This analysis is triggered automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the site. The data tracked during such analyses are forwarded to Google.


Everyone can subscribe to our newsletter, with which we regularly share news with those subscribed. These letters contain invisible codes with which we can trace how many people read the newsletter and which subjects are clicked on. Friends of Bark EUROPA does not register anything on name, we only use general information to improve the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter via the link at the bottom. If you have subscribed to the newsletter, we will not use your contact details for anything else.

Your privacy rights

You have the right to access, correct, delete and transfer your data. You also have the right to object to the processing of your data or any part thereof by Friends of Bark EUROPA or by one of our processors.

If you have a complaint about the processing of your personal data, you can contact us directly via the aforementioned channels. If we cannot resolve this jointly, it is your right to file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

The Foundation

The Friends of Bark EUROPA is a foundation that offers youngsters who could really use some time from home, the opportunity to sail a lifechanging voyage on board EUROPA. In addition the Foundation helps to fund the maintenance of the old lady EUROPA.