In this privacy state you can read everything about the way your personalized data will be treated. We’ll explain how it’s stored and for what uses your data will be stored. You’ll also find your rights concerning your data and how you can use those rights. This privacy statement will be updated from time to time when a law changes.

You’re reading the privacy statement of Caitlin Bongers is a freelancer illustrator that also sells connected merchandise online. In some situations your personalised data needs to be collected by Caitlin Bongers, that’s why it’s important you need to know what will be done with it. If you’re not satisfied with the way your data is used, feel free to get in contact with me! | Btw. Nr. 003173833B39 | Kvk Nr. 77278119

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


The Data Google analytics uses are anonymous, so they are not linked to personal data. These data will be stored for an undetermained time by Google Analytics

Who we share your data with

When placing an order on it may be neccesary to share your data with 3th parties. These are as follows:

Printify is the print on demand service that carries out all PoD orders. If you place an order that contains a PoD item, your shipping adress will be send to Printify to let the order be carried out by them.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you send us an email, your details that you send with that email will be stored by the mailserver. This may include your name, e-mail and anything else you send in the email. These mails will be stored up untill 2 years by the mailserver.

The Data Google analytics uses are anonymous, so they are not linked to personal data. These data will be stored for an undetermained time by Google Analytics

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How we protect your data

There will be made no fysical copies of your data. We’ll only use your adress for shipping your orders and won’t send unwanted advertisement.

The personalised data used by Caitlin Bongers or by earlier used parties are only accesable through used software and when possible two-step verification

Your rights

1. insight into your personalised data

At all times you contain the right to see into the personalised data stored at You can do this by getting into contact through email. Hereby my email again:

2. rectification

Is your data incorrect? Is your data changed? You keep the right to rectify your data used by

3. Handover

If you are in need of any data stored at, you keep the right to ask for a handover of that data.

4. Deletion

You dont want your data to be stored at ? You retain to right to let all your personal data be removed.

5. File a complaint

If you feel like any of your personalised data is misused you retain the right to file a complaint at The European Data Protection Board. You can find the link to do so here.

6. Stop using personalised data

If you want to stop using your data, you contain the right to stop the usage of your data.

All of these rights can be accesed by writing a mail to with an added copy of a passport, on which the passport photograph, ID proof number and citizen service number have been made unreadable.

We strive to react within one week.

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