Privacy statement

At the Decent Leather campaign, we value your privacy. In this Privacy Statement, you can read what personal information we collect when you visit our website, how we use that information and what you can do if you have a question or complaint about the way we obtain or use your personal information.

1. What personal information do we collect?

When you visit this websites, we may collect personal information about you:

  • Information about how you use the website (e.g. the pages you visit, the type of browser and operating system you use);
  • Information that you provide when registering for one of our newsletters or events (e.g. your name and email address);
  • Information that you provide when donating to us (e.g. your name, email address and payment details);
  • Information that you provide when filling out the contact form on the website (such as your name, email address and phone number).

2. What do we do with your information?

We may use your personal information to:

  • Administer its website;
  • Enable you to access and use its website services;
  • Send you the newsletter(s) you subscribed to;
  • Confirm and follow-up on your donation or contact request.

In the event that we need to disclose your personal information to our agents or sub-contractors for these purposes (e.g. to a webdeveloper), the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement.

We will not disclose your personal information to other parties, except in the unlikely event that we are legally obliged to do so.

3. Cookies

Our website, like most websites, uses small text files called cookies. A cookie is a tiny element of data that our website can send to your browser, and may then be stored on your computer or mobile device. If you wish to restrict or block cookies, you can set your internet browser to do so. For more information, please visit:

Below you can find a list of the cookies that we use. We have listed them here so you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

a) Cookies set by our website CMS

CookiePurpose / More Information
WordPressThe cookie is generated by WordPress (our website CMS) to store your language preference.

b) First-party cookies set by our website

CookiePurpose / More Information
Matomo AnalyticsWe use Matomo Analytics within its website so that we can monitor and learn from activity on our website. Matomo Analytics cookies collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. More information.


c) Third-party cookies set by our website

CookiePurpose / More Information
VimeoWe sometimes embed videos from Vimeo. Vimeo’s use of cookies is governed by their privacy policy.
YouTubeOn our websites, we sometimes embed videos from YouTube. YouTube’s use of cookies is governed by Google’s privacy policy.


4. Third-party services

In general, any third-party services used by us (e.g. video hosting websites) will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as sharing services, payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies that govern the information you provide when you use their services. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies, so you can understand the way in which your personal information will be handled by them.

Once you leave our website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Statement.

5. How do we get your consent?

If you accept cookies on our websites, provide us with personal information to register for a newsletter, make a donation or submit a contact request, we imply that you consent to our collecting your personal information and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, such as marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

6. How can you withdraw your consent?

If you change your mind after opting-in or submitting personal information, you may withdraw your consent at any time, by contacting us or by sending a letter to: Decent Leather Campaign, Sarphatistraat 30, 1018 GL Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

7. Securing your data

We will take appropriate technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store the personal information you provide on its secure servers. We use secure server software (SSL) to secure donation transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including banking details, credit card number, name and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.

8. Updating this statement

We may update this Privacy Statement by posting a new version on this website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

9. Other websites

When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements. Besides, the inclusion of a link to another site does not imply any endorsement of that site’s privacy policies, practices or content.

10. How to contact us

If you:

  • have any questions about this Privacy Statement or our treatment of your personal information;
  • would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you;
  • would like to register a complaint,


  • contact us; or
  • send a letter to Decent Leather campaign, Sarphatistraat 30, 1018 GL Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Credit – This statement is partly based on a Contractology template, available here.