Privacy policy

This page explains how OpenMapChest collects and uses your personal data and the limited conditions under which we disclose this data to third parties.

Personal data we collect

OpenMapChest uses Stripe to handle payment processing for donations.

When you load the donation page, the country of your IP is detected to present a default currency and shipping country.

When you make a donation, you have the option to enter your shipping address if you request an OpenMapChest sticker. This information is only used for sending stickers and is eventually deleted from our systems.

When you make a donation, the billing country of your payment method (e.g. credit card) is used to determine Dutch VAT status and your billing address may be collected by Stripe if they determine it is required to complete the payment.

Billing names and addresses are stored by Stripe and are not used for any other purpose.

With your consent, we may send you periodical newsletters and promotional information via email.

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How we use your personal data

OpenMapChest does not share or sell your personal data and never will unless required by law. We do, however, use a number of service providers for performing functions related to this site. These are:
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Access to your personal data

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Financial transaction records are kept for 7 years which is required by Dutch law.

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Cookies are used to allow users to login into OpenMapChest. These cookies are a technical requirement to provide the OpenMapChest service — so called functional cookies.

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We are committed to keeping your information secure. We use industry standard security procedures to maintain our systems which are private and can only be accessed by OpenMapChest.

OpenMapChest does not store or handle any credit card or payment information. All payment details are securely transferred directly between our users and Stripe, our payment provider.

Last change: March 27, 2023