Nextblue has created this privacy notice to demonstrate our commitment to internet privacy. We handle the personal data we collect about you as carefully as possible. Here, we will explain what happens to your data when you visit

About this website

This is the website for Nextblue, a Netherlands-based legal entity incorporated in Rotterdam, with its registered address at Goudsesingel 102, 3011KD, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. If you have any questions about our privacy policy or how we take care of your personal data, you can reach us via

Why do we process personal data?

We collect, store and use (in short: processing) personal data. These processing operations help us to realize our dream: dry feet, a full stomach and improved climate resilience for everyone. To achieve this dream, we need donations and communication with our supporters. By analyzing this communication, we can approach you more specifically.

We only process personal data if we have a legal basis for doing so. Nextblue uses the following legal bases: To perform our agreements with you (for example, your sponsorship or subscription to our email newsletter), and to comply with our legal obligations to share certain information about donations with tax authorities.

What happens when I visit your website?

You can visit most parts of without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect from a normal website visit is the name of your Internet service provider, your IP address (this a number which uniquely identifies your internet connection), the browser and type of machine you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests.

We collect this information on an aggregate basis only. For example, we track which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole. This information is used for internal review only and not shared with third parties. We do not track information on which pages an individual visitor might look at during a visit to our site. We do not collect any other information without the visitor's knowledge and permission.

We perform our analytics using services from Google Analytics, to gain insight into how people use our website. You can find Google’s privacy policy here.

What happens when you send me an email?

If you have registered for the newsletter, we have received your email address. We send the newsletter via Mailchimp, a service that allows us to create and send emails to large numbers of people at once. MailChimp records each subscriber's email address, IP address, plus the date and time for each open and click. MailChimp uses this data to create reports for Nextblue about how well a newsletter was read and by whom. You can read the privacy policy of MailChimp here.

What happens when I publish on your website?

Have you ever published a story with us as an author, or submitted an image? Then we have your email address stored on our website. We use that to contact you if anyone has a question about your story. The editorial staff has access to this, but we do not give this to third parties.


Our website contains links to other websites and services (such as our payment service, provided by Mollie B.V.). Nextblue is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites. It is the user's responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that they are acceptable prior to use. A link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint or accuracy of such websites.

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