Privacy statement

The Bunschoten Fund attaches great importance to the protection of the privacy of its applicants/beneficiaries, other relations and visitors to the website.

Applications to the Bunschoten Fund are only open to legal entities and not to natural persons. In this context, only the (essential) personal data of the directors of these legal entities are stored. The personal data of the directors will be deleted as much as possible after a board meeting in the event of a rejection. In the event of a grant, these are still kept within the framework of the donation agreement.

Personal data are treated and secured by the Bunschoten Fund with the greatest possible care. We adhere to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The person responsible for data processing within the Bunschoten Fund is the chairman, Mr. D. Weewer.

Processing of personal data

The Bunschoten Fund treats, processes and secures your personal data with the greatest possible care. Transparency is paramount. You can always request your personal data registered with us or have it changed or deleted, provided this is permitted by law.

The Bunschoten Fund collects and processes personal data for clear and predetermined purposes, because this is necessary for, among other things:

  • entering into and executing (gift and other) agreements;
  • assessing applications and awarding financial contributions, prizes and grants;
  • conducting research;
  • entering into a partnership with third parties;
  • complying with legal obligations;
  • archival purposes, where data is only used in legal proceedings or for historical, statistical or scientific purposes.

We process the personal data via, among other things, our advisers, administration and our website. This is done on the basis of an agreement/consent or because of a legitimate interest.

What personal data does the Bunschoten Fund collect?

The Bunschoten Fund collects different categories of personal data, these are:

  • Name and address details (name, address, place of residence) of legal entities;
  • bank account number (IBAN);
  • telephone number (mobile and/or fixed);
  • date of birth; for control age and target marketing;
  • place of birth: required in the case of a gift agreement (requirement from the tax authorities);
  • sex;
  • email address;
  • interaction data (for example, cookie or information received when you contact us. For example, a note of the conversation with the participants is stored).

The Bunschoten Fund collects (personal) data directly from you.

How does the Bunschoten Fund ensure confidential handling of personal data?

The Bunschoten Fund treats the personal data we receive confidentially. We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure that personal data is protected. The Bunschoten Fund only shares personal data in accordance with this privacy statement or with the law.

On behalf of the Bunschoten Fund, business service providers can provide certain parts of the service. The Bunschoten Fund makes agreements with these processors to guarantee confidential and careful handling of personal data. These agreements are contractually recorded in so-called ‘processor agreements’.

Data sharing with third parties

Unless stated in this privacy statement, your personal data will not be rented, sold or otherwise shared with or provided to third parties.

The Bunschoten Fund provides personal data to enforcement authorities or anti-fraud organizations when this is necessary to comply with a legal obligation.

Retention periods

The Bunschoten Fund stores your personal data in accordance with the GDPR. The data will not be kept for longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data was collected.

How can you view or delete your data?

You can send a request for inspection or correction to the Bunschoten Fund. Please indicate clearly that this concerns an inspection or correction request on the basis of the GDPR. You can also request that your data be deleted. This is only possible insofar as the Bunschoten Fund can still meet the legal obligations arising from the agreement or from the law itself.

Please note that providing a copy of proof of identity is required when entering into an agreement with the Bunschoten Fund in order to verify your identity.

Securing personal data

The Bunschoten Fund has taken appropriate measures to protect personal data against loss or against any form of unlawful processing. In doing so, the greatest possible accuracy is sought and account is taken of the state of the art, the costs of implementation, the risks of data processing and the nature of the data.

Click behaviour

No visitor data is kept on the Bunschoten Fund website.

Use of cookies

The Bunschoten Fund does not use cookies.

Embedded content

The web articles on our website may make use of content that is used on other sites and made visible on our site. Think of other websites, YouTube or Vimeo videos.  

Links to other sites

The website of the Bunschoten Fund contains some links to websites of other parties. The Bunschoten Fund is not responsible for the way in which these parties handle your data. Therefore, check whether the site you visited contains a privacy statement. If so, read it to see if you agree with the relevant party’s privacy policy described therein.

Last version

This Privacy Statement was last amended on January 1, 2020.

The Bunschoten Fund reserves the right to make changes to the privacy statement where necessary. You are responsible for keeping abreast of the latest version of this statement. We recommend that you regularly check whether there are any changes.


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