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Privacy Policy

What are cookies?
Cookies are simple small text files that are stored on the hard disk or in the memory of your computer. Cookies can not damage your computer or the files on your computer. Cookies can be recognized on our website when you visit them again.

Improve our website
In addition, we use cookies for statistical purposes. For example, to see how often our website is visited and which pages are being viewed. This information helps us improve our website.

Hotjar tracking
We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices (in particular device's IP address (captured and stored only in anonymized form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display our website). Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither Hotjar nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user. For further details, please see Hotjar’s privacy policy by clicking on this link. You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.

Registerd users
For registerd users we store information to create there accounts. But what are we doing with your information?

Why do we use your....?
We use your username to display it on pictures you have uploaded, or in the community.
If you send a picture to the webcare department, they will use your username to give credits at socialmedia
The most important reason for storing your username: You need to login right?!

We use your email to let you login, and to send you emails for your current screening status or for other important messages. You can unsubscribe from this emails in your settings.
We keep your E-mail in our database till the time your delete your account. We do not distribute your e-mail address to third parties.

We use your birthday for our statistics. We want to know the age of our users, and to congratulate you!

Homebase (HUB):
We use your homebase for our statistics. We want to know the where users are spotting the most. And we use your Homebase to fill in at the picture upload forms. So you can upload must faster!

Where do you live?:
We use this for our statistics. We want to know the where users are comming from the most. And we display this at your profile, so other users can contact you in the correct language.

In which language can screeners speak with you?:
We use your this for the screeners, so they can communicate in English or Dutch.

Your main camera:
We use this for our statistics. We want to know the which camera is populair at spotting. And we use your Camera settings to fill in at the picture upload forms. So you can upload must faster!

About you and qoutes:
We use this to display at your profile. Just for fun!

What does DutchPlaneFinders do with my pictures?:
We use your pictures to display at our platform (DPF) And on our social media channels. The last point depends on your license that you give when uploading
Read the terms and conditions and Photo License for more information about this.