This is the Privacy and Cookie Policy of the IKEA Foundation, a Dutch Company located at P.O.Box 11134, 2301EC, Leiden, the Netherlands. The IKEA Foundation acts as the data controller for the processing of your personal data via its website www.IKEAfoundation.org.

The IKEA Foundation treats personal information which it receives through its websites with due care and in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation. The IKEA Foundation is dedicated to safeguarding any personal information received by the IKEA Foundation. This Privacy and Cookie Policy is designed to advise you about the type of information that the IKEA Foundation collects via it website and the purposes for which this information is being processed.

This Privacy and Cookie Policy was last changed on 05.06.2018 and will be updated from time to time, for instance if the IKEA Foundation adds new functionalities to the website that require use of personal data. We will inform you appropriately of any relevant changes in this Privacy Statement.

Applicability

This Privacy and Cookie Policy will apply whenever you use the webpage available at the URL: www.IKEAfoundation.org, including any application made available by the IKEA Foundation for use on a tablet, mobile phone or other mobile device (individually and collectively, the “IKEA Foundation Website”).

By using the IKEA Foundation Website you accept the practices described in this Privacy and Cookie Policy. Before using the IKEA Foundation Website, we advise you to carefully review all of the sections that appear below.

What we collect

 When you visit or contact us through the Website, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as your e-mail address. We also automatically collect information via the use of cookies, such as your IP address, browser type, the pages you visit, the website you have previously visited, demographic information and the time and duration of your visit.

 

How we use it

If you use our Website or choose to provide us with your e-mail address or other (indirect) personally identifiable information, we will use such information:

  • to send you our newsletters on our services, and keep you informed of (changes to) our servicesor to respond to your inquiry;
  • for technical and functional management of our website and to ensure it is easy to use. We also use cookies for the same purpose. Cookies help us learn more about how the website is being used which helps us to improve the overall experience. Please see below for further information on cookies.
  • to comply with legal and/or regulatory requirements.

We store your personal data for as long as is necessary for the abovementioned purposes or for secondary purposes in line with those purposes. When you unsubscribe from our newsletter your e-mail address will be deleted from our files.

Cookies

The IKEA Foundation uses cookies and similar techniques whenever you interact with this Website. Cookies are small files that are sent along with this Website and placed on your equipment by your browser. On each subsequent visit to this Website, the browser searches for cookies and sends the available information stored therein to the servers of this Website. The Ikea Foundation uses the following types of cookies:

  • Technically necessary cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like remembering the contents of shopping baskets during your visit, cannot be provided.

 

  • Analytical/Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. All information these cookies collect is aggregated. This information is used to provide aggregated and statistical information on the use of the Website and is used to improve the contents of the Website to enhance your user experience. The Website also uses analytics cookies placed by Google Analytics [(including Google Tag Manager)] to measure the number of visits and the parts of the Website that are the most popular among the Website’s visitors as well as for benchmarking purposes. This information is used to provide aggregated and statistical information on the use of the Website and is used to improve the contents of the Website to enhance your user experience. The IKEA Foundation has followed the Manual of the Dutch Data Protection Authority in order to ensure that Google Analytics is used in a privacy friendly manner. This means that IKEA Foundation has instructed Google to remove the last three digits of your IP-address (“Anonymize IP”) and the IKEA Foundation has disabled the standard setting to share data with Google. Furthermore, the IKEA Foundation has concluded a data processing agreement with Google Inc. and  the IKEA Foundation does not use other Google services in combination with the Google Analytics-cookies.

 

  • Functionality cookies: These cookies may store your browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your means of connection to the Website, such as the operating system and the Internet Service Providers utilized and other similar information. This information is used to technically facilitate the navigation and use of the Website. In addition, functional cookies may be used to store personal settings, such as language, or to remember your information for next visits if so requested. The information these cookies collect will be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

 

  • Links to third party functionality: These cookies are placed by YouTube and Google Maps if you use their functionality on our website to enable these parties to register and store your use of their functionality and your preferences. These cookies will only be placed with your prior permission. Please be referred to the privacy and cookie policy of the relevant medium to be informed on the purposes and use of these cookies.

Controlling/deleting cookies

If you do not want to have cookies stored on your computer or want to remove cookies that have already been stored, you can disable these cookies via your browser settings. [You are also entitled to revoke your consent for the use of cookies referred to above at any time.] If you wish to revoke your consent for use of these cookies, you can change your cookie settings by clicking http://www.youronlinechoices.com/nl/uw-advertentie-voorkeuren.

If you disable the cookies through browser settings, the Website or certain parts of the Website may not work properly. Furthermore, certain personalized features may not be provided to you and thus you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the Website’s features.

The browsers on all devices used by you to use or access the Website (e.g. on your smartphone, tablet, laptop etc.) will need to be adjusted to suit your cookie preferences. If you require more information or help to change your cookie preferences in your browser, please click here.

Access by third parties

The IKEA Foundation may transfer your personal data to direct and indirect subsidiaries and affiliates of the IKEA Foundation. Furthermore, the IKEA Foundation may transfer your data to our analytic cookie providers and our third party subcontractors, such as the hosting provider. Your personal data is provided subject to agreements which state that these service providers keep such information confidential, that the data is not used for its own purposes and that all information will be used in accordance with applicable privacy legislation, including strict provisions in the light of data security. The IKEA Foundation will not supply your data to other parties except when required by law or in the even some of our businesses may be restructured, bought or sold.

The IKEA Foundation reserves the right to transfer personal data to a third country or international organisation. In doing so, the IKEA Foundation will ensure that appropriate and suitable safeguards shall be in place, such as standard contractual clauses.

Security

The IKEA Foundation has taken appropriate technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the personal data against loss, misuse, alteration and/or destruction. These include installing a firewall to prevent unauthorized access to our systems, using secure servers as well as ensuring the personal data are stored in physically secure accommodation. Your personal data are dealt with in strict confidence. Although the IKEA Foundation exercises reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information between your equipment and our systems, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the internet. If we become aware of any security breach which results in unauthorized access of your personal data, we will endeavor to inform you.

Third Party websites and social media

The IKEA Foundation may provide hyperlinks to websites from other companies or persons. The IKEA Foundation is not responsible or liable for any processing of your personal data via these websites. The IKEA Foundation’s Privacy and Cookie Policy does not apply to the use of such websites.

If you share content from the IKEA Foundation Website via social media, your personal data will be visible to those visiting your personal pages on these social media websites. We are not responsible or liable for any processing of your personal data via social media websites. The IKEA Foundation’s Privacy and Cookie Policy does not apply to the use of such social media websites.

Access, correction and deletion

The IKEA Foundation aims to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. You have a right to access, correct, restrict and delete your personal data processed by the IKEA Foundation, as well as in certain circumstances the right to data portability and the right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish access to your personal data processed by the IKEA Foundation or have your data updated, corrected or deleted, please send your request via our “contact us” page . If you feel that your rights have been infringed, we prefer to discuss this in good faith with you. However, you may always contact the appropriate local data protection authority.

Questions and complaints

Should you have any questions or complaints about this Privacy and Cookie Policy, please contact us via https://www.ikeafoundation.org/contact-us/