Privacy declaration

This is the Privacy Statement of KookGigant (hereinafter referred to as “KookGigant”, “we,” “us” or “our”), a company with address Vissenstraat 32, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, registered with the Chamber of Commerce under number 78545366 . This Privacy Statement explains how we collect, use, share and protect data in relation to our website (the “Website”). We collect this information when you visit our Website with your computer, tablet or mobile phone (“Computer”). We process personal data in a manner that is in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”), the implementing legislation based on the GDPR and other currently applicable privacy legislation.

Our Privacy Statement applies to all visitors, users and anyone else who accesses the Website (“Users”). By using our Website, you understand and agree that KookGigant provides a platform for posting content, including photos, comments and other materials (“User Content”). This means that other Users can search for, view, use or share your public User Content.

What kind of data do we collect?
We collect the following information that you provide to us:

- E-mail address
- Name
- Phone number
- Address
- Date of birth
- IP address
- Username, password and email address when you register for a KookGigant account
- Profile information you provide through your account
- Communication between KookGigant and you (we may send you service-related emails)
- Log file information

KookGigant only collects information that your browser sends when you visit our Website when this is necessary for the proper functioning of the Website. By the proper functioning of the Website we mean in particular protecting the Website against actions that could endanger the security of the Website and your Computer. This log file may contain information such as your IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time you spend on those pages and other statistics.

Metadata is usually technical data associated with User Content. For example, metadata may describe how, when and by whom some of the User Content was collected and how this Content was formatted. Users can add metadata to their User Content by adding a hashtag (highlighting keywords when you post a photo), geotag (highlighting a location on a photo), comments, or other data. This makes User Content easier to search for others and more interactive.

Analytical services
KookGigant uses analytical services from third parties. These help us measure our traffic and trends of the Website. The tools collect information sent by your Computer, our Website, the web pages you visit, add-ons and other information that helps us improve our Website. These tools use 'cookies'. These are simple text files that are stored on your hard drive or in the memory of your Computer. Cookies cannot damage your Computer or the files on your Computer. Cookies anonymously collect information about your log information and log behavior. KookGigant uses this information with information from other Users. This makes it impossible for us to identify you as an individual. We use Google Analytics for our analytical services. Google Analytics installs a permanent cookie in your web browser to identify you. This will share your data with Google. We only share data with Google that we are allowed to share with Google based on the GDPR. You can completely prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you by disabling cookies in your browser.

How do we use this information?
We use all information we collect to support and improve our Website by:

Remember data so that you do not have to log in again each time you visit the Website again;
To determine, improve, test and monitor the effectiveness of our Website;
View statistics, such as the number of visitors and traffic to the Website;
Troubleshoot or diagnose technical problems.
Test and develop new products;
To inform the visitor about the status of his order.
To inform the visitor about the progress of his order.

KookGigant may use your information to contact you with newsletters or marketing and promotional purposes that may be of interest to you. If you would like to receive this information, you must register yourself. If you do not want KookGigant to communicate with you any longer after you have registered, you can unsubscribe from these communications by clicking unsubscribe in the same place where you registered.

How is this information shared?
KookGigant will not rent or sell your (personal) data to third parties.

Parties with whom you can share User Content
Information or content that you voluntarily make available through our Website, such as User Content, becomes available to the public. Once you post User Content, the User Content may be shared by others. Any User Content you make public is searchable by other Users, subject to your profile. When you delete information that you have made public through the Website, copies may remain visible in the cache memory or in archive pages of the Website. If other Users or third parties have copied or saved this content, it will also remain available.

Change of control
If KookGigant, or part thereof, is sold, transferred or our assets end up with another organization (for example as a result of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution or liquidation), data collected via the Website may be subject to goods sold or transferred. The buyer or acquirer will have to follow the agreements in this Privacy Statement.

Legal request and prevention of damage
Pursuant to a legal request, KookGigant is entitled to access, preserve and/or share your information in response to a legal request (such as a search warrant, court order or a subpoena). KookGigant is also entitled to retain and/or share your information when we believe this is necessary to detect, prevent and report fraud or other illegal activities and to protect us, you and others. Information that KookGigant receives about you may be accessed, edited and retained for an extended period of time when this is necessary due to a legal request or obligation, an investigation regarding our terms and conditions, policies or to otherwise prevent damage.

Security and safety
KookGigant has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data against loss or any form of unlawful processing. We use security measures to ensure that information via the Website is protected (such as requesting a unique password). However, KookGigant cannot guarantee that the information on the Website will not be accessed, disclosed, changed or destroyed. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information and for controlling emails between you and KookGigant at all times. We are not responsible for the functionality, privacy or security measures of any other organization,

International transfer
Your information may be transferred and maintained on computers and/or servers located outside the Netherlands and/or the EU where data protection laws may differ. We make every effort to ensure that even when your personal data is processed outside the EU, it is processed outside the EU in a legally correct and careful manner.

Retention period
In accordance with the GDPR and other relevant legislation, KookGigant does not store personal data for longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it is collected or processed. If you would like more information about how long your specific personal data will be retained, please contact

Right to access, corrections, right to object and right to data portability
If you want to inspect your personal data, if you want to change or delete your data or if you want to have your personal data transferred in whole or in part to you or to a third party, you can contact KookGigant by sending an e-mail to .

Third-party applications, websites and services
We are not responsible for the practices of any third party applications, websites or services linked to or from our Website, including the information or content contained therein. Our Privacy Statement does not apply when you use a link to go from our Website to another application, website or service. Your conduct on any third party application, website or service, including those linked to our website, is subject to their own rules and policies. You agree that we are not responsible for any third party that you have granted access to your User Content. If you use a third party application, website or services and you allow such third parties to access your User Content, you do so at your own risk.

Children's Privacy
Our website does not specifically and knowingly solicit data from persons under the age of 16 (“Children”). If we become aware that we have collected personal information from Children without their parent or guardian's consent, we will take steps to delete that information from our servers. If you suspect that your child has provided personal data to us without your consent, you can contact us at . If you have left personal data on our site as a child and you want to delete it, we will make every effort to delete this data. If you suspect that you have provided us with personal data as a child, you can contact us at .

KookGigant may adjust or update this Privacy Statement from time to time. You are therefore advised to consult this Privacy Statement regularly. Changes to this Privacy Statement come into effect when they are published on this page.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, you can contact KookGigant by sending an email to