Privacy Policy

Our mission is “Local income generation and sustainable sourcing by linking natural ingredients producers to the market”. We connect, people, improve livelihoods, provide market access and do so in a sustainable way. To carry out our mission, we collect and use personal information according to this privacy policy. We do so for the following activities:

  • Sending our company newsletter
  • Linking natural ingredient producers to market players
  • Market research 

We take the protection of personal data very seriously. We only collect data from people that use our Solutions and/or when they provide these data to us. Personal data include first and last name, e-mail address, phone number, company website and company location. We don’t intend to collect data on people under the age of 16.

For our market research, we collect personal data to conduct interviews on international markets and their developments. We always make information and data from these interviews anonymous. We don’t share personal data from interviewees, unless we have an explicit permission. 

ProFound’s newsletter

If you want to join our newsletter mailing list, your e-mail address will be forwarded to MailChimp. You can find their privacy policy on the MailChimp website.

Your email address will remain within MailChimp’s database for as long as we use MailChimp’s services for email marketing. Or until you specifically request removal from the list. You can do this by unsubscribing using the unsubscribe links.

If you are under 16 years of age, you must obtain parental consent before joining our newsletter.

ProFound’s website

Our website uses Google Analytics to track user interaction. We only use this data to determine how many people are using our website and how they journey through our website. You can find Google’s privacy policy here.

Google Analytics records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. They also record your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you, but Google does not grant us access to this.

Our website doesn´t store personal information.

ProFound´s website is hosted by AD Hosting. Their servers are all based in the Netherlands, that are compliant with the GDPR legislation. Check the AD Hosting website for more information.

Sharing data with third parties

We use some third parties to process data on our behalf. These are MailChimp (regarding ProFound’s newsletter) and Google Analytics (regarding ProFound’s website).

Data controller and data protection officer

The data controller for this website is ProFound – Advisers In Development, located at Lange Smeestraat 55, 3511 PV in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Our privacy policy follows the guidelines in GDPR.  

Our data protection officer is Jolanda van Hal (

Contact us about our privacy policy

You have the right to see, change or delete personal data we have on you, please contact us if you want to do so. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact us. You can e-mail us at, or call us at +31 (0)30 – 276 2824.