Privacy Statement - Taste of Amsterdam

Privacy Statement

Please read this notice carefully of our Privacy Policy (“Notice”) and the Terms of Use for this Website and the purchase of tickets. Your use of this Website signifies your agreement and consent to this Notice and the Terms of Use. If you do NOT accept the Terms of Use and this Notice, then please discontinue your use of this Website.

This Notice describes the types of personal data we collect, how we may use that personal data and with whom we may share it. The term “personal data” means information about an identifiable individual which includes name, email and other information relating specifically to an individual.

Our Notice also describes the measures we take to protect the security of the personal data. We also tell you how you can reach us to:

(i) access, correct, or delete the personal data that you have provided;
(ii) withdraw any consent you may have previously given to the processing of your personal data;
(iii) tell us not to contact you with marketing materials about our products and services; and
(iv) ask any questions you may have about our online privacy practices.

We are:
Taste of Amsterdam B.V. (KvK-nummer: 65477189) and we are the processor of your data.

If you have any questions or comments about this Notice, or if you would like us to update the personal data, we have about you or your preferences, please contact us at: info[at]

1. Personal Data

1.1 How You Provide It and How We Collect and Use It
Personal data is any information that can be used to identify a specific individual, such as your name, email address, bank details, location and IP-address. You may choose to provide personal data when you visit us through our Website. If you choose not to provide us with your personal data you may not be able to access some of the services offered on our Website, such as newsletters or bulletins or take part in our Promotions or buy tickets. Here are some of the ways in which you may provide us with your personal data and the types of personal data you may submit. We also explain how we (or any of our associated companies) may use the personal data in different ways according to the purpose for which it was provided. For example, if you provide personal data to register for a newsletter, to enter a competition or promotion or to purchase goods or services, we will use it to register you for or provide you with those goods or services. We may also obtain personal data from reputable third parties, such as credit agencies.

We may also use your personal data to provide you with information about our events coming up, ticket sales, features, services and other offerings that may be of interest to you. We also may send information or offers to selected groups of Website users on behalf of other businesses. When we do this, we do not give those businesses your name or address. Under certain circumstances (for example if you win a contest) we may post your personal data on the Website. We will notify you of this possibility when you provide the personal data and, if possible, when the personal data is posted.

1.2 Children
We do not target or advertise to children and do not knowingly collect personal data from anyone under the age of 16. We may also ask if you are over the drinking age (e.g.,18 years old in The Netherlands) in the location of an event if it is relevant to any of our events which are restricted due to alcohol. We would encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children so that they are fully familiar with the sites visited by their children. We may ask users of our Website or other services for details of their age. By using the Website you agree to respond truthfully and accurately about your age. Children must have the permission of their parent or guardian to submit their data to us and we do encourage you to explain our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy in this Notice to your children.

1.3 Contacting Us Through Our Website
If you communicate with us through any link on our Website, we may ask you for your personal data so we (or any of our associated companies) can respond to your questions and comments. You may also choose to provide additional information as well.

1.4 Competitions, Contests, Sweepstakes and Other Promotions (“Promotions”)
At we may occasionally conduct Promotions. If you choose to enter and you are not already a registered member of, we may ask you for your personal data such as your name, email address, postal address and telephone number for the purpose of conducting these Promotions.

1.5 Goods or Services for Purchase
From time to time, we may offer products or services for purchase through our Website (in particular tickets for our events). When you choose to purchase merchandise or subscribe for such services, we may ask you to provide your name, email address, postal address and telephone number or other personal data. This personal data is collected for the purpose of providing you with the services you choose to purchase and/or subscribe for. We may also ask you to provide your credit card details for this purchase, or we may direct you to a third-party payment processing service to make payment. If we direct you to a third-party payment processing service, please be aware that Taste of Amsterdam is not liable or responsible for such service and that your use of that service might be subject to terms and conditions imposed by the service provider and other privacy policies. Taste of Amsterdam works with Eventix B.V. as a ticketing partner. When purchasing a ticket, you agree with their Terms & Conditions which you can find here:

1.6 Newsletters and Other Communications
On our Website, you may sign up to receive newsletters and other communications about our services and promotions (e.g., Early Bird tickets). This personal data is used by us (or our associated companies or licensees) to send you the communications you request. You are free to opt-out from these services at any time.

1.7 Other Website Features
We offer Website visitors various features for their enjoyment, which we may change from time to time. We may ask you to submit certain personal data so we can provide you with these features.

1.8 Other Data We May Collect Automatically
When you visit, we may automatically collect certain personal data that we then aggregate so that it is not linked to a single, identifiable individual. This information provides us with statistics such as how many users visited our site and which pages were accessed and are successful. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor this Website to our visitors. We collect this information either through “log files”, “cookie” technology or with “web beacons”, as explained below.

1.9 Log Files
Log files are web server files (such as the domain name or IP address, URL, the http response code, the Website from where you visit us or the date and duration of your visit) that are automatically created when an Internet user visits a site. Once you stop using our Website, we process and use this information only to enable further connections, for billing purposes, to detect disruptions to telecommunication equipment and to detect abuse of our telecommunication services. We delete this information routinely.

This information is used to create general aggregated profiles of our Website user base and is not used to create personalised user profiles. In case of disruption or misuse, we reserve the right to file a report with law enforcement agencies. We do not use this information for any other purpose(s) and do not share this information with any third parties, except as set out in the section titled “How We Share Personal Data” below.

1.10 Cookies
Like many companies, we use “cookies” or similar objects on our Website. Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit certain Websites. We use cookies to tell us, for example, whether you have visited our Website before or if you are a new visitor and to help us identify site features in which you may have the greatest interest. Cookies may enhance your online experience, for example, by remembering your passwords and viewing preferences, while you are visiting a particular site.

The majority of browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. The toolbar on most browsers will have a feature to tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, and how to disable any existing cookies. Please note, however, if you do disable, reject or stop cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all our Website features and services we would like to offer you. Please find all cookie information on our Cookie Policy page.

1.11 Web Beacons
Certain pages on our Website may contain “web beacons” (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies sent by the third party.

1.12 How long do we keep your information?
We do not retain your information longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected. We generally keep information as needed to manage our events, provide products and services, send marketing to consenting customers and to deal with legal claims, but when the information is no longer needed, or if it is not required to be kept as a matter of law, we delete it.

2. How we share personal data

We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal data about our Website visitors, except as described here. We may share your personal data with affiliates and/or licensees of Taste Festivals for specific purposes disclosed to you when you registered for our Website (or otherwise provided data to us, for example for a Promotion). Otherwise, we will do so only with your explicit consent.

We may also share your personal data with service providers, employees, or contractors that we have retained to perform services or work on our behalf. These parties are provided only with the personal data they need to perform their functions and can only use and disclose such personal data as is necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.

In addition, we may disclose your personal data (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.

We reserve the right to transfer your personal data in the event we sell or transfer all or a part of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable endeavours to direct the subsequent owner to use the personal data you have provided through this Website in a manner that is consistent with this Notice. If you do not want your personal data to be processed following such a transfer, you should contact the subsequent owner of Taste of Amsterdam.

3. Where your personal data may be transferred and stored

Your personal data will be processed in The Netherlands and/or in other states of the European Economic Area (EEA).

3.1 Links to Other Sites
Our Website may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may operate independently from Linked sites may have their own privacy notices in place, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked sites. To the extent any linked websites you visit are unrelated to Taste of Amsterdam, we are not responsible for their content, maintenance or availability.

4. How we protect personal data

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards for this Website to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personal data you provide on

5. Access and correction

Taste Festivals provides Website visitors with reasonable access to personal data they provide through and the ability to review and correct it as and when necessary. Such requests may be subject to a reasonable fee. To help protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to your personal data. Access requests should be addressed to info[at] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

6. Your preferences

If you would like to view the personal data, we process about you, to update your contact details and preferences, or to tell us you no longer want us to process your personal data, you may email us at info[at], this e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list, you may email us at or opt-out via the link at the bottom of any of the sent emails. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you ask that we stop using your personal data, we take reasonable steps and honour that request. However, we will retain records of your personal data as needed in order to comply with applicable law.

Updates to Our Privacy Notice
This Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to reflect changes in our online information. We will post a prominent notice on this site to notify you of significant changes to our Notice and indicate at the top of the Notice when it was most recently updated.

If you continue to use our Website ten (10) days after the date of such notification your continued use of our Website will be deemed to be your acceptance of such changes.