Privacy Policy

Last updated 22 September 2023

1. What this privacy policy covers

The Changing Markets Foundation (Changing Markets) is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with our obligations as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation. The current data protection law is found in the Dutch Data Protection Act.

This privacy policy explains what information Changing Markets collects about you and how it will be used.

Changing Markets promises to respect any personal data you share with us, or that we get from other organisations, and to keep it safe. We aim to be clear when we collect your data and not do anything you wouldn’t reasonably expect.

If you have any queries regarding this privacy policy please contact us at Newtonlaan 115, 3584 BH, Utrecht, email

2. Who are we?

We are the Changing Markets Foundation, formed to accelerate and scale up solutions to sustainability challenges by leveraging the power of markets. We work in partnership with NGOs, other foundations and research organisations, to create and support campaigns that shift market share away from unsustainable products and companies and towards environmentally and socially beneficial solutions.

The main organisation of the Foundation is registered in the Netherlands as Stichting Changing Markets. The KVK number is 68014635. The RSIN/tax identification number is 857266524. Our registered address is Newtonlaan 115, 3584 BH, Utrecht.

We also have a US-based Changing Markets Foundation, to facilitate our work with US based NGOs. The US Foundation is registered as a Public Charity with 501(c)3 status (registered office in New York).

Stichting Changing Markets’ operational campaign office (or “visiting office”) is in London at 1 21-33 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A and we also have an office in Brussels.

3. Information you give us

We obtain information about you when you get in touch with us to find out more about our work and automatically in the form of cookies, when you visit our websites. These include:,,, and

4. What are cookies?

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including ours.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. For more information about Google’s privacy policy in regards to Google Analytics, please see

The information generated by the cookie about your use of our websites will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In addition to reporting website usage statistics, we use Google Analytics in conjunction with additional advertising cookies. We use these cookies to select advertising based on what’s relevant to you, to measure interactions with the ads we display and to improve reporting on campaign performance.

The additional advertising cookies we use include:

  • Remarketing with Google Analytics
  • Google Display Network Impression Reporting
  • Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting
  • DoubleClick Platform integrations
  • Google Optimize
  • Other integrated services

Changing Markets will not merge personally identifiable information with anonymous information gathered from these analytics systems unless there is prior notice and affirmative consent via opt-in from the user. When using any of these tracking tools Changing Markets does not identify users or facilitate the merging of personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected.

If you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking please visit and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on here:

5. Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Changing Markets is an international organisation and your data may therefore be shared with our international offices. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of protecting your privacy rights as outlined in this policy.

7. Job application data

If you apply to work at Changing Markets, we will use the information you supply to us to process your application and to monitor recruitment statistics.

If you are unsuccessful in your application we will keep your personal information for six months once the recruitment exercise ends.

If we have sought your consent to keep your data on file for future job vacancies, and you have provided consent, we will keep your data for 12 months once the recruitment exercise ends. At the end of this period, we will delete or destroy your data, unless you have already withdrawn your consent to our processing of your data in which case it will be deleted or destroyed upon your withdrawal of consent.

If your application is successful, your data will be kept and transferred to the systems we administer for employees. We have a separate privacy notice for employees, which will be provided to you.

8. How do we keep your personal information secure?

We always ensure that we have the necessary controls in place to protect the personal data you provide us with.

If requested we may need to supply your information to the police, regulatory bodies or legal advisors.

We will not share your data with any other third parties unless you have given your explicit consent for us to do so.

9. Your right to your personal information

Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you. You also have the right to request that we erase any personal information we hold, where we have no compelling reason to continue processing this data.

If you wish to request this information please contact We will require you to provide two forms of identification. Once we have received your information request and your identification we will respond within one month.

10. Updates to this privacy policy

We may make changes to this Privacy policy. If we do make any significant changes to the way we collect and process your personal information we will make this clear on the Changing Markets website.

This policy was last updated in September 2023.

11. Raising queries or concerns

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about data protection at Changing Markets please email us at