Privacy for Odder Beings

This mandatory page describes what Odder Being does to comply with GDPR and other privacy practices. You may read the whole thing if you like, but the summary is this: if you leave any personal data through this website, it will likely be stored in any of the systems used for the functionality of this website and mail (such as Google Analytics, Mailchimp and Disqus). Your data will be processed with uttermost care and not shared with others for other purposes than providing you requested functionality and analytics.

The official boring stuff

About this website

This website’s address is: Odder Being is a business registered in The Netherlands under CoC nr. 66907721.

What personal data we collect and why

We collect certain (personal) data for the following purposes.

  • To facilitate purchase and delivery of products and services (e.g. processing payments and communicating with you about your orders, or for administrative or operational reasons relating to our services).
  • To provide, troubleshoot, and improve our services, for internal record keeping.
  • To comply with legal obligations. In certain cases, such as when you place an order, we have legal obligations to collect, process and store your personal information.
  • To communicate with you. We use your personal information to communicate with you in relation to our services.
  • Purposes for which we seek your consent. We may also ask for your consent to process your personal information for a specific purpose that we communicate to you. When you consent to our processing your personal information for a specified purpose, you may withdraw your consent at any time and we will stop processing of your data for that purpose.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Comments are further managed by the software Disqus. You can find more information about their use of your data on their website.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you fill in a contact form the data you provide in the form is sent to an Odder Being email address. Email is stored on Siteground servers, in Gmail and on local machines. Emails are stored indefinitely, but if you ask us to remove them we’ll gladly oblige.

Order data

When you place an order, the data you provide is used to handle your order and stored for regulatory purposes. Furthermore, order data are used for marketing purposes. If you opt-in for the newsletter, your e-mail address will be processed by Mailchimp in accordance with their privacy policy and used to send you the newsletter.

E-mail addresses

Certain premium content is only available after signing up for the newsletter. All e-mail addresses obtained by Odder Being in such a way are stored in and processed by Mailchimp in accordance with their privacy policy.


If you leave a comment on the website you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We specifically use YouTube to host videos (to improve loading). Other content may include for instance social media feeds, webshop pages and the like.


Your data is stored in and processed with Google Analytics. The data stored in this way is not personally identifiable.

Who Odder Being shares your data with

Your data is shared with other services only for the purpose of providing you functionality and analysis of said data (in which case the data is not personally identifiable).

Your data is further shared – and personally identifiable – with selected partners to provide payment and delivery services when you place an order.

How long Odder Being retains your data

We keep your personal information for as long as is necessary to enable your continued use of Odder Being, for as long as it is required in order to fulfil the relevant purposes described in this Privacy Policy, as may be permitted or required by law such as for tax and accounting purposes, or as otherwise communicated to you.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so the system can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. At this moment registration functionality is disabled.

Any e-mails sent from this website and any mail addresses entered on this website for the purpose of access to content are stored indefinitely. You may at any time contact Odder Being to ask for their removal or unsubscribe through links in the newsletter.


What rights you have over your data

If you use this website or place an order for Odder Being you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data Odder Being holds about you, including any data you have provided to Odder Being. You can also request that we erase any personal data Odder Being holds about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where does Odder Being send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact form content is sent to Siteground servers (based in the Netherlands).

If you subscribe to any newsletters, the information on your subscription form is sent to Mailchimp and processed in accordance with their terms.

Your contact information

Any contact information is treated depending on where you leave it (see above for info about newsletters, comments, contact forms and such). Order information is stored on premises. 

Additional information

How Odder Being protects your data

We ensure the systems are up-to-date as soon as possible and make sure Odder Being is not careless with any credentials or other system access information that might grant others access to your data.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In case a data breach comes to our attention we will put up a notice on the website as well as alert anyone the data breach may concern if we have their contact information.

What automated decision making and/or profiling is done with user data


Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Odder Being does not appear to be part of any specific industry that might require additional disclosure. We also highly doubt FBI comes knocking on our door.