Privacy policy

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy policy tells you how we, Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (“STIP​”), collect, use and protect your personal data via our website, products or services.

The kinds of personal data collected

In order to contact us or provide products and services to you, you may share personal data with us voluntarily. Such data may include information such as your name, e-mail address and phone number. However, some personal data may also be collected automatically in the course of using our website. For example, every computer will share a numerical ID called an IP-address with the websites you visit. Most browser software will also share details such as the operating system you use and what language your computer is configured for.

The use of cookies

Whenever a website uses a cookie, a small text file is transferred to your computer. That file is made available to the website upon its request. Basically, cookies are files which can be used by websites to store information. In some cases, that information may be personal. In the course of using our website, products or service, you may encounter one or more of the following cookies.
Google Analytics This is a service provided by Google which generates reports which allow us to understand how visitors use our website and how we may improve our website. To provide us with this service, Google will store a cookie on your computer. You can read more about how Google processes your information here.
Session cookies These cookies are only temporary. They are used to identify your browser with unique string of random characters. Session cookies enable functionality such as allowing us to remember which items you put in your electronic ‘shopping cart’.
Social media cookies Throughout the website you may find opportunities to share content with your social and business networks. To enable those content sharing buttons, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google will each store a cookie on your computer. You can find out more about how these companies process your personal data by clicking on their names above.
We understand you may want to disable cookies to protect your privacy. We encourage you to research this at your browser vendor’s website. Look for information about ‘how to disable cookies’. Please note, that we may not be able to provide you with the same customer experience if you disable cookies.

Sharing your personal data with third parties

When you use our website, products or services, we may share some of your personal data with any of the following third parties: o Google, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn o Wageningen University & Research Centre o Mollie Some of the abovementioned parties may be based outside the European Union. As such your data may be transferred outside the European Union as well. We are dedicated to maintaining your privacy, so we promise not to share your personal data with any third party that is not explicitly mentioned in this privacy policy. How we use your personal data We may use your personal data to: o improve your experience navigating our website; o gain insight in our visitors’ preferences and optimize our website accordingly; o respond to any requests you may have or otherwise get in touch with you; o for the performance of our services requested by you. We will only process your personal data to the extent necessary. How we protect your personal data Protecting your personal data is a priority to us. That is why we have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure its integrity and confidentiality. This means we do not store your personal data any longer than necessary for the purposes we described earlier. We require any companies which process your personal data upon our request to sign a data processing agreement to ensure they take appropriate technical and organizational measures as well.

STIP wants you to know how it uses your information

We value transparency at STIP. That is why we believe you should be able to find out what kind of personal data we store about you. Perhaps you may want to update that personal data. We are happy to help you with this. Please provide to us a description of the suspected categories of personal data and a unique identifier for those records. We may require you to furnish proof of your identity to make sure the person requesting the personal data is actually the one it concerns. As such, we may request a copy of your ID (we encourage you to redact sensitive information, such as your social security number and picture) or ask for you to show us some form of identification in person. We promise to get back to you within four weeks after receiving your complete request.

How to contact us

We understand that your privacy is important to you and that you may have questions about this policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact form on our website or through the information set out below. Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal B.V. ‘t Goylaan 15 3525 AA Utrecht +31 (0)30-2720313

Updates to our privacy policy

We may change this policy from time to time for various reasons, such as modifications to our products and services or changes in legislation. The latest version of this policy will always be available on this page. Our privacy policy was last revised on November 1, 2015.