Privacy policy

Planets by Amadeus Lindemann

Privacy policy

Privacy Statement the Dutch Institute of Food&Design knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This statement describes our privacy policy. If you have any questions about our policy, please contact us via

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

  1. When does this privacy policy apply?

This privacy policy applies to all personal data that collects for the Dutch Institute of Food & Design (The DIFD) and the Future Food Design Awards (FFDA).

  1. What is personal data?

Personal data consists of all details that are traceable to you as an individual. Think of your name, telephone number, address or email address, for example. Details such as your IP address or customer number at are also personal data.

  1. What kind of personal data does gather?

We process the personal data of everyone who has directly or indirectly had contact with, such as contact details of partners, correspondents or applications for the FFDA.

We receive these details from you when you visit our website, subscribe to the newsletter or submit your project for the FFDA.

In some cases we receive your details from others. When someone tips you as a potential contender for the FFDA, we receive your name and email address.

  1. Which details do we process, what do we use them for and how long do we keep them?
  • Newsletter

If you subscribe to the DIFD newsletter we require your name and email address.

We keep these details until you unsubscribe from our newsletter. You can do so via the link featured at the bottom of each newsletter.

  • Applications FFDA

If you register for the FFDA, we require your personal data in order to keep you up to date on the competition.

To do so, we require your name, email address, home address, hometown and your telephone number. This data is only used within the context of the FFDA and aims to come into contact, to obtain information about the design for its assessment and for publication on the website and social media of the FFDA & DIFD. The personal data required for payment of the registration fee will only be used to pay the registration fee. In the online participation form, the participant is explicitly asked to give permission for using the provided data as indicated above.

This data is kept for two years. We would like to contact you about the follow-up after the FFDA (in case of winning).

  • Voting FFDA

When you vote for your favourite FFDA nominee, we require your email address to verify your vote.

Your data is deleted after the awarding of that year’s FFDA.

  1. Copyright

All (copy)rights on the content of this internet site, i.e. all texts, graphic elements, logos, buttons, other images, software or information in other form, belong to the owner.

The compilation (i.e. the combination, the contents and the structure) of the content on this website is protected by copyright. No part of this compilation may be reproduced and/or made public by means of print, photocopy, microfilm or in any other way without the express permission of the Dutch Institute of Food & Design.

  1. Data for marketing

We may show you advertisements on other websites and social media channels. This is based on your previous visits to our website. Your surfing and search behaviour is gathered based on cookie techniques and your IP address. We only do this if you have given permission to place cookies. A limited storage period applies to cookies and this period differs per cookie. Read more about cookies below.

Cookie policy

  1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on the computer or other device during a visit to a website. Information is stored in this text file. Cookies are created to make the visiting of websites easier.

Cookies are mostly used to ensure that websites function optimally, to keep track of visitors’ actions, to remember login details, etc. Cookies can be used by website owners or by third parties – advertisers, for example – who communicate through the website that you visit.

  1. What are cookies used for? uses cookies to:

  • improve the use and the functionalities of its website;
  • analyse how visitors make use of the website and generate statistics;
  • show the visitors personalised information and advertisements.


  1. Which types of cookies do we use?

Functional cookies

These are the cookies needed to ensure that works properly. For example, think of the option to respond to news articles and select a language preference.

For the use of functional or necessary cookies that have no or only limited consequences for your privacy we do not need permission. That also means that these cookies cannot be blocked.

Analytical cookies

We use analytical cookies to measure the use of That way we can see which pages are visited most often, which links are clicked and which recipes are not viewed at all. This way we can improve for its users.

Google Analytics makes use of Google Analytics to gain insight into how visitors use our website. We use these cookies to create reports and optimise our website. The cookies anonymously keep track of how many people visit the website, where they come from and which pages they visit.

Social media cookies by third parties

Social media cookies are cookies that enable the functionalities of social media websites. Think of a Pinterest button under a design or a ‘like’ button for Facebook.

Social media cookies are placed by the social media websites. When you click a social media button on our website, a social media cookie is placed. The social media party can recognise your IP address when you want to share a page from our online store. For more information about the cookies placed by social media parties and the data collected through them, please refer to the statements posted by these parties on their own websites. We advise you to read the privacy and cookie policies below:

Advertisement cookies

Advertisement cookies enable a website to send personalised advertisement messages. Additionally, we provide third parties with the opportunity to place advertisement cookies on our website. We also place advertisement cookies on the websites of third parties. We can combine the information provided by these advertisement cookies. By doing so, we can show you advertisements that are as relevant as possible based on your online surfing and search behaviour.

Facebook places Facebook cookies in order to show you relevant advertisements. The cookies create a randomly generated ID that is recognised and registers the number of visits, browser type and data, which is shared with Facebook.

This anonymous data about your surfing behaviour can be shared with Facebook because a Facebook pixel has been implemented in our pages. It is not possible for to trace this data back to an individual. For more information about Facebook cookies, please visit

  1. How can I block or delete cookies?

You can choose not to give permission for the placing of cookies. You can also disable cookies in your internet browser. How to do this varies per browser, most browsers explain how to do so in the help function. If you disable cookies it may cause our website to work less effectively.