Privacy Statement

Last update: 4 December 2018

MaterialDistrict appreciates your interest in our products and services. All the information MaterialDistrict publishes on the internet has been carefully created. However, no rights can be taken or derived from any content on this site. MaterialDistrict is not responsible for any damage resulting from (in)correct information or lacking information.

All copyright on this information, e.g. texts, images, software, or information of any other kind, belongs to MaterialDistrict, and / or her suppliers. If you encounter an image that you believe belongs to you, or you own the copy rights, please contact us at Information from MaterialDistrict, despite its appearance, such as texts, images, software, or information of any other kind, may not be altered, reproduced or linked to without prior written authorisation from MaterialDistrict.

Considering the large number of connecties to the internet, the use of local area networks and wireless communication, the visitor has to take in account the fact that information obtained or send through the internet is freely accessible by third parties. MaterialDistrict can not be held responsible for any damage resulting from the sending or obtaining of (non) confidential or secret information. MaterialDistrict is not responsible for mis-usage of this information by third parties.

MaterialDistrict is committed to protecting your privacy. This MaterialDistrict Privacy Statement applies to data collection and usage on; it also applies to other online or offline MaterialDistrict sites, products or services. Please read the MaterialDistrict Privacy Statement below and also any supplementary information at the end of this statement.

MaterialDistrict is a specific audience website, intended for users interested in materials, such as architects, designers, product developers, manufacturers, educational institutions and so on. Personal information of all users is collected, used and disclosed as described in this Privacy Statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
At some sites, MaterialDistrict collects personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. MaterialDistrict may also collect demographic information, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. Information collected by MaterialDistrict may be combined with information obtained from other MaterialDistrict services and other companies.

MaterialDistrict uses a free registration to gain full access to our website(s). All of the registration information you provide will be stored by MaterialDistrict.

Some MaterialDistrict services request that you create a username, which is the name you will use in combination with you password to log in to some of the MaterialDistrict services. Please keep in mind that if you disclose personal information through MaterialDistrict, or other public online services, there is a chance this information may be collected and used by others. MaterialDistrict cautions you against providing personal information to strangers online, which they may use for illegal or harmful purposes.

MaterialDistrict may collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken within MaterialDistrict websites. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses.

Use of your Personal Information
MaterialDistrict collects and uses your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) to operate and deliver the services you have requested. These services may include the display of customized content and advertising based upon the information MaterialDistrict has collected. In order to provide services in conjunction with other MaterialDistrict products or services, personal information collected by MaterialDistrict may be accessed and used by other MaterialDistrict services as necessary to provide such services. Any use of such information within MaterialDistrict will remain subject to the limitations of this privacy statement.

MaterialDistrict also uses your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from MaterialDistrict. MaterialDistrict may also send you surveys regarding current services or potential new services that may be offered.

MaterialDistrict does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

MaterialDistrict may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on MaterialDistrict or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of MaterialDistrict, including its MaterialDistrict family of Websites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MaterialDistrict services or members of the public.

Personal information collected on this site may be stored and processed in The Netherlands or any other country in which MaterialDistrict maintains facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

Control of your Personal Information
MaterialDistrict offers its visitors choices for the collection, use and sharing of personal information. You may stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from MaterialDistrict by following the specific instructions in the e-mail you receive. The instructions explain how to stop receiving such e-mails.

You may subscribe and unsubscribe to MaterialDistrict Newsletters by going to the website mentioned in the newsletter. In addition, each MaterialDistrict newsletter you receive will have instructions on how to unsubscribe prominently mentioned in it.

You always have the ability to view, edit or delete your personal information:

You can view or make changes to the information in you personal profile page at

Security of your Personal Information
MaterialDistrict is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities.

MaterialDistrict reserves the right to use any photograph or video taken at any MaterialDistrict event for commercial and safety purposes, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. MaterialDistrict may use the photograph or video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by MaterialDistrict including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

By participating in a MaterialDistrict event you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify MaterialDistrict from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian

Any person or organization not affiliated with MaterialDistrict may not use, copy, alter or modify MaterialDistrict photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of an authorized designee from MaterialDistrict.

Use of Cookies
MaterialDistrict uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize MaterialDistrict’s pages, or register with MaterialDistrict sites or services, a cookie helps MaterialDistrict to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, preferred email address, and so on. When you return to MaterialDistrict, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the MaterialDistrict features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the MaterialDistrict services or Websites you visit.

Data Retention
MaterialDistrict does not store personal information for longer than necessary for the abovementioned purposes or as long as necessary to comply with legislation and/or other regulations; and to protect and defend against potential legal claims.

Enforcement of this Privacy Statement
If you have questions regarding this statement, you should first contact MaterialDistrict via e-mail. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact us at the postal address below. Our email:

Changes to this Statement
MaterialDistrict will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. MaterialDistrict encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how MaterialDistrict is protecting your information.

Membership cancellation
To cancel you membership, please send an email to

Contact Information
MaterialDistrict welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement. If you believe that MaterialDistrict has not adhered to this Statement, please contact MaterialDistrict by telephone, e-mail, or postal mail.

Amsterdamsestraatweg 43-A2
1411 AX NAARDEN (Amsterdam area)
The Netherlands
+31 (0)20 713 0650