Privacy Policy


By visiting (“Site”), you consent to the following Privacy Policy.


Synthesis Institute B.V. (“Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy online. This Privacy Policy applies to any services, material, content, or resources made available through the Site (collectively, the “Services”).

This Privacy Policy describes the personal data that we collect through the Site, and how we collect and use that data. The term “personal data” means data that you voluntarily provide to us that personally identifies you or pieces of data that collectively can lead to the identification of a particular person including, but not limited to, first and last name, phone number, email address, mailing address, location data, or online identifiers, including an Internet protocol (“IP”) address or cookies. Synthesis Institute B.V. processes personal data as a “data controller” as that term is defined in the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

Use of, including all materials presented herein and all online Services provided by Synthesis Institute B.V., is subject to the following Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the Site. By using the Site or Services, you agree to this Privacy Policy, without modification, and acknowledge reading it.

Information We Collect

The Site only collects the personal data that you voluntarily provide to us in connection with your use of the Site, including any information provided in an application with respect to a retreat experience, and may include your first and last name, email address, mailing address, phone number, payment or billing information, and any other information that you choose to provide.

The data that you provide may be used to evaluate your eligibility to participate in a retreat experience, provide and improve our Services, process transactions, send periodic emails, respond to client inquiries, solicit testimonials, or communicate with you about a research study, promotion, contest, or survey. We do share your data with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, and servicing clients, including TypeForm and ActiveCampaign. These trusted third parties agree to keep your data confidential. Your personal data will never be shared with any unrelated third parties without your express written consent.


We may record information relating to your use of the Site, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, your browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this type of information to administer the Site and to provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Site.


We may send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our Services. The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you view the Site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Site may not work properly or at all. The Site does not respond to Do Not Track signals sent by your browser.

Rights Under GDPR

You have the right to be informed about our use of any personal data that you provide through the Site. You may request access to any personal data that we collect or maintain, and you may correct or request that some or all of your personal data be deleted. We will retain any personal data that you provide to us unless you request that the data be deleted, we stop using our existing data providers, or, at our discretion, we decide to remove the data.

You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your personal data, to object to the processing of your data, and to receive data that you previously provided in a commonly used and machine-readable format that facilitates the transmittal of that data to another data controller. You also have the right to withdraw any consent provided to us concerning the processing of your personal data, and to not be subjected to automated profiling, including automated processing of personal data for purposes of evaluating an individual or automated decision-making without human involvement.

Third-Party Links

The Site may contain links to third-party websites. Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of data that we collect from you through the Site. Other sites accessible through our Site through links or otherwise have their own privacy policies. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.


We maintain commercially reasonable security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure. But no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. While we make every effort to protect any personal data shared through the Site, you acknowledge that the personal data that you voluntarily share with us through the Site could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through the Site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.


To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into this Privacy Policy. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Site.

Data Protection Officer

Synthesis Institute B.V. has appointed a data protection officer that you may contact with any questions or concerns about our personal data practices or policies. The data protection officer’s name and contact information are:

Martijn Schirp

Synthesis Institute B.V.

Tweede van der Helststraat 97-HS

1073 AP Amsterdam


Updating Your Information


You may access, correct, or request deletion of your personal data and privacy preferences by contacting us by email at


Changes to this Policy


You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to periodically review this Site and this Privacy Policy and to be aware of any modifications. We will notify you of any changes to this Privacy Policy by posting those changes on this page.


If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please email us at

Updated: August 2018