Privacy Policy

Symbid Coöperatie U.A. ('Symbid UA') takes your privacy seriously. By using the website (‘the Site’) and checking the box below you acknowledge that you have read this Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by this Policy.

This Privacy Policy applies to each and any use of the Site and regulates the processing and use of personal data by Symbid via the Site. This Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites that are connected via links to the Symbid UA website. Symbid UA’s policy regarding your privacy and the use of personal data complies with the Dutch Personal Data Protection Act [Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens] and the Dutch Telecommunications Act [Telecommunicatiewet].

Information Collection and Processing

Symbid UA will collect your personal data only if you register as a User, Entrepreneur, Investor, Project Poster or Donor. Symbid UA will use this information to grant your request to be considered a User, Entrepreneur, Investor, Project Poster or Donor and to supply the contractually agreed services.

If you register with Symbid UA as a User, Entrepreneur, Investor, Project Poster or Donor we will collect the following information: name, address and e-mail address. These personal data will then be recorded in a file at Symbid UA.

Symbid UA will use your personal data only in accordance with the purposes described in this Privacy Policy and will do everything possible to protect your personal data.

After you have registered as a User, Entrepreneur, Investor, Project Poster or Donor we may send you an e-mail keeping you apprised of information regarding related products and/or services. All e-mails that you receive from us in the context of direct marketing activities will afford you an opportunity to indicate that you no longer wish to receive such e-mails from us.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Symbid UA will not sell, lease out or otherwise make available your personal data without your prior unequivocal consent unless such disclosure is necessary for us to comply with a statutory obligation or to perform an agreement between you and Symbid UA.  

You can get access to the Symbid Dashboard through a personal account hosted by a third party, (such as but not limited to a Twitter, Facebook or Google-account). If you choose to get access to the Symbid Dashboard through a personal account, you give consent to Symbid UA to grant access to the Symbid Dashboard by way of Open authentication (oAuth). Symbid UA does not share your password or account name with any third party. Symbid UA provides access to the Symbid Dashboard or shares information on the Symbid Dashboard with third parties only with your explicit consent.

Cookies Policy

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer’s browser directory. Besides cookies that are necessary for technical reasons Symbid uses only cookies that enable Symbid to collect information on the use of the website and customize your use (for instance by remembering your settings). Symbid also uses cookies of Google Analytics, Facebook and Twitter. Those cookies are used (whether or not anonymously) to monitor the use of the website and to check whether you are logged into your personal account on social network sites.  

Cookies of these social network sites are used only with your prior consent. For the record we point out to you that every visitor can adjust his/her browsers settings to block cookies.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Symbid UA reserves the right to unilaterally make changes to the Privacy Policy. For that reason, please routinely check the Privacy Policy in order to keep yourself apprised of any changes. If Symbid UA makes a substantial change to the manner in which your personal data will be processed, Symbid UA will warn you by posting a notice prominently on its homepage.

Contact and Questions about Processing Personal Data

Please address any questions you may have about the processing of your personal data in writing to Symbid at [insert address and telephone number]. You can ask which personal data are processed and withdraw your consent for the processing of personal data if you want Symbid to remove your personal data.


Symbid protects your personal data by using safety measures that satisfy the modern relevant standards, including physical, organizational and technical measures intended to protect your personal data against loss, theft, unauthorised access, disclosure, reproduction, use or amendment.