Privacy Policy

World Servants Netherlands’ (WSN) online privacy policy governs personal information gathered on our Internet sites. This privacy statement does not apply to websites belonging to third parties which can be found through links on our website. We are not responsible for the content on these websites. WSN treats your private information in accordance to the Netherlands Law on Protection of Personal Data (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).

What personal information WSN may collect online
WSN collects personal information online, including names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone and facsimile numbers, billing information, and complaint information.

How WSN uses personal information collected online
Unless you otherwise consent, we will use your personal information only for the purpose for which it is submitted, such as to reply to your emails, handle your complaints, and process donations. At certain points where personal information is collected on our site, there may be a box where you may indicate you would like to be on a mailing list to receive information about other WSN programs and services and about ways to support WSN. This election box only appears in places where the department collecting personal information maintains such lists. At any time you can add or remove your name from a WSN list by contacting us at

How your information may be shared
WSN will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to other organizations. WSN may, however, share personal information under the following circumstances:
• Where release is required by law or regulation;
• Where our records indicate a private person or company may be engaged in fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices that a governmental agency should be made aware of;
• To appropriate persons, where your communication suggests possible harm to others.

What WSN does to protect your personal information
Physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information.

Computer tracking and cookies
Our websites are not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by visitors. Our site logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our sites. This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff to provide better services to the public and may also be provided to others, but the statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

WSN uses non-identifying cookies to provide easier site navigation and access to forms. You can still use WSN sites if your browser is set to reject cookies. Our cookies do not generate personal data, do not read personal data from your machine and are never tied to anything that could be used to identify you.

Removing your name from our mailing list
It is our desire to not send unwanted e-mails. Please contact us if you wish to be removed from our mailing list.

Questions or complaints with WSN Privacy Policy
For questions regarding this privacy policy or a complaint about WSN compliance with this privacy policy, please send us an email at, call us (+31 561-614857) or write us a letter (PO Box 129, 8470 AC Wolvega, Netherlands).

WSN maintains the right to modify this privacy policy.

1 October 2013