Privacy Policy


The privacy of visitors to Eye Amsterdam (Eye is important to us.

Therefore we want to let you know what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use visit Eye, and how we safeguard your information.

Eye Amsterdam collects two kinds of information: anonymous information and information you decide to provide.

Anonymous Information

Anonymous information allows us to track the usage of this web site.

How many people visited? How many pages were read? Which pages are those? From which country did a visitor come? What type of browser did that visitor use? Did that visitor come to the site via a search engine? If so, which one? And with which search query?

Such information is used for statistical purposes, as well as to determine which parts of the website (or which topics) or more popular than others.

All these types of information are collected in two ways:

  • In the log files of the web server that serves this web site
  • Via third party web site usage tracking services

Neither the log files nor the third party web site tracking services used link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable.

Information you provide

In only two instances will we ask you to provide personal information in the form of an email address:

  • When you use the contact form
  • When you sign up for Headlines via Email service

Use of the contact form or signing up for the newsletter are completely optional.

The email address you provide when using the contact form is only used to reply to your message, if needed. These addresses are not collected nor shared, sold or rented to any third party.

When signing up for the newsletter, the email address you provide to FeedBlitz, the service that sends out the newsletter, is stored to be able to email you your newsletter. Eye Amsterdam nor FeedBlitz share, sell or rent your email address to any third party.

Other applicable privacy policies

When you use the Eye Amsterdam web site you indirectly use third party services. Each of those services have their own privacy policy. I encourage you to read those privacy policies to fully answer all your privacy questions.

  • Amazon: Amazon is used to deliver relevant book titles. Some pages have a special type of Amazon advertisement embedded. Those advertisements have Amazon take into account other sites with Amazon ads you visited as well as your buying profile at Amazon. Amazon privacy policy
  • Google AdSense: Google Adsense is used to deliver text advertisements which pertain either to a specific article, page, category or subject. Google AdSense privacy policy
  • FeedBlitz: FeedBlitz is a service which takes the last 10 or so headlines from a web site and turns them into an email newsletter. Signup, confirmation and sending out those newsletters for Eye Amsterdam is handled by FeedBlitz. FeedBlitz privacy policy
  • Site Meter: Web site usage is tracked on Eye Amsterdam using this service. Site Meter privacy policy
  • Crazy Egg: at times Eye Amsterdam collects information on how one or more specific pages are used on the site. Crazy Egg provides that information. Crazy Egg privacy policy

External links & privacy

Eye Amsterdam links to external sites where appropriate. Those sites are not under the editorial control of Eye Amsterdam and this privacy policy does not extend to those sites. The privacy policies of external sites may be in line with or conflict with this one. It is even possible that some external sites have no privacy policy in place at all.


If any questions regarding the Eye Amsterdam privacy policy remain, or there is lingering doubt, please don’t hesitate to use the contact form to send in your question.

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