Privacy Statement

SDG's On Stage processes personal data. We would like to inform you clearly and transparently about this. We are aware that you trust us. We see it as our responsibility to protect your privacy. In this privacy statement we inform you which data we collect when you use this website, why we collect these data and how we use them to improve your user experience. So you understand exactly how we handle your data.

SDGs on stage

"SDGs on stage" was developed by Fontys, Saxion and Avans University of Applied Sciences in collaboration with Learning for Tomorrow and SDGs on stage is a content and internship platform that connects students, educators and businesses around the Sustainable Development Goals.

Our use of collected data

SDG's on Stage processes your personal data. When you create an account, apply for an internship or respond to an internship, your personal data is processed and recorded. This data is used to perform our services. The data will be stored on SDG's on Stage's own secure servers or those of a third party. We will not combine this data with other personal data in our possession. Below is an overview of the personal data we process:

  1. Data provided by a company/institution to post internships on this website*
  • company name
  • contact name
  • email address contact person
  • profile company
  • website company
  1. Data provided by a student to apply for an internship on this website
  • email
  • college
  • training
  • CV
  1. Derived data. We obtain data when you use our website**.
  • Internet browser and device type
  • Data about your activities on our website

* You can manage this information yourself within your account.
** By using this website, you accept that we collect this data.

For what purpose and on what basis we process personal data

SDG's on Stage processes your personal data for the purpose of:

  • best match your preferences with internship offerings
  • send you a newsletter
  • Calling or emailing you if necessary to perform our services
  • Inform you of changes to our services and products
  • provide you with the ability to create an account
  • Make analyses of the use of the platform and matches that take place between internship seeker and internship provider
  • Conduct analyses of the type of internship assignments
  • Further improve and develop the platform

We do not collect or use information for purposes other than those described in this privacy policy unless we have obtained your prior consent.

How long we keep personal data

SDG's on Stage will not retain your personal data longer than is strictly necessary to fulfill the purposes for which your data is collected.

Sharing personal data with third parties

SDG's on Stage does not sell your data to third parties and will only provide them if necessary for the execution of our agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation. With companies that process your data on our behalf, we conclude a processor agreement to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. SDG's on Stage remains responsible for this processing. Information is not shared with third parties with the exception of web application (Docdata Payments), which we use for payments in our online store. This data is only used for the purpose of the application and is not further distributed. Furthermore, in some cases the information may be shared internally. Our employees are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your data.

Cookies, or similar techniques, that we use

SDG's on Stage uses tracking, functional and analytical cookies that do not invade your privacy. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website may be transferred to SDG's On Stage's own secure servers or those of a third party. We use this information to track how you use the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. You can opt out of cookies by setting your Internet browser to stop storing cookies. Please note that you must adjust the settings separately for each browser and computer you use. In that case, you may not be able to access every service. How you can adjust your settings varies from one browser to another. In addition, you can also delete any information previously stored via your browser settings. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies. Below we indicate which types of cookies can be placed and for what purposes these cookies are used.

  1. Functional cookies.
    We collect cookies that are necessary for our services to function. For example, we use these cookies to enable logging in to the websites or remember page settings.
  2. Analytical cookies.
    We collect cookies that analyze the use of our websites in order to improve the quality and/or effectiveness of our websites. Among other things, we use these cookies to see how often and how long (pages of) our websites are visited, from which website(s) users come from and in what order users visit the various pages of our websites. To receive the information about the use of the websites, we use the services of Google Analytics from Google Inc.
  3. Tracking cookies.
    We collect information with third parties via tracking cookies about the use of our websites and users' interests. We use these tracking cookies to track statistics via Google Analytics.

View, modify or delete data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. You can do this through the personal settings of your account. You also have the right to withdraw your possible consent for data processing or object to the processing of your personal data by our company. Furthermore, you have the right to data portability. This means that you can request us to send you or another organization named by you a computer file of the personal data we have on you. If you wish to exercise your right to objection and/or right to data portability or if you have other questions/comments about the data processing, please send a specified request to in**@sd*********.com. To make sure that the request for inspection is made by you, we ask you to send a copy of your identity document with the request. In this copy, black out your passport photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip of numbers at the bottom of the passport), passport number and Citizen Service Number (BSN). This is to protect your privacy. SDG's On Stage will respond to your request as soon as possible, but at least within four weeks. SDG's On Stage would also like to point out that you have the possibility to file a complaint with the national regulator, the Authority for Personal Data. You can here.

How we secure personal data

SDG's on Stage takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. If you have the impression that your data is not well protected or there are indications of abuse, please contact us at in**@sd*********.com


Our privacy statement may change from time to time. If there are new data processing operations, we will update the privacy statement accordingly. And if these changes are also relevant to you, we will draw your attention to them or make the changes known to you in a conspicuous manner. The most current version of our privacy statement can be found at It is therefore advisable to regularly consult this privacy statement.

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