Who are we

Our website is: https://heartroads.com.

We can be reached via tobias@heartroads.com

What kind of personal details do we collect and why

HeartRoads collects information in order to improve it’s services, to be able to reach out to you, offer you services or for analytical purposes.


If visitors leave comments on heartroads.com, we can collect the data as shown in the contact-form, the IP-address of the visitor and the browser user agent to help us detect spam.

An anonymised string, based on your email-address, can be created and send to the Gravatar service if you are using this. Their privacy policy can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After your comment has been approved, your profile picture will be shows within the context of your comment.


If you are a registered user and are uploading images to the website, you should refrain form uploading images that contain EXIF GPS location details. Visitors of the website can download these images and see your location details if these details are included.


When you leave a comments on heartroads.com, you’re able to let us know if you’re OK with us saving your name, mailaddress and website in the from of a cookie. We save these details in the form of a cookie to make your experience with our website easier; You will not have to fill in these details again the next time you comment on a post. These cookies are valid for a year.

If you are visiting our log-in page, we save a temporary cookie to check whether or not your browser is accepting cookies. This cookie does not contain personal details and will be removed upon closing of your browser.

When you log in to heartroads, we will save cookies relating your log in credentials and screen settings. Login cookies are valid for two days and screen-setting cookies are valid for a year. If you select the ‘remember me’ button we will save your log-in credentials for two weeks. The moment you log out of your account, the cookies will be deleted. Als je “Herinner mij” selecteert, wordt je login 2 weken bewaard.

When you change or publish a message or comments, an additional cookie is being saved by your browser. This cookie does not contain personal data and only contains the post ID of the article you changed/published. This cookie expires after a day.

Embedded content from other websites

Posts on this website can contain embedded content like video’s, images and posts. This embedded content behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor would have visited that website.

These websites can collect data about you, use cookies, embed third party tracking and monitor your interaction with this embedded content. this includes your interaction with embedded content if you have an account and/or are loggin in to the site.


HeartRoads uses Matomo for analytics purposes.

With whom we share your data

Your data will not be shared with third parties unless mandatory by contract or law.

How long we keep your data

When you leave a comment on heartroads, your comment and it’s metadata will be stored indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognise and approve follow-up comments in stead of having to moderate them separately.

Regarding registered users we can also story the personal information that is being shown in their user profile. All users are able to see, change or delete their personal information at any point in time (usernames cannot be changed). Website administrators are also able to see and change these data.

What are your rights concerning your data

If you have an account on heartRoads or have left a comment on one of our posts, you can request for an export-file of your personal details we have stored. This includes all data that you have submitted. You can also request that we delete all personal data that we have collected about you. This excludes data that we are by law obliged to store, either for administrative, legislative or security purposes.

Where do we send your data

Visitor comments can be directed through an automated spam-detector service. By using HeartRoads or our services, it is possible that your information is being processed by third parties, among which Matomo, Microsoft and Interact.

Your contactinformation

Your contact information is strictly used for the purpose of which the data has been submitted. This information will not be shared with third parties, unless obliged by law or contract.

How we secure your data

This website is secured by an SSL protection. Our databases and data are password-protected.

What kind of automated decisions do we make and how do we profile based on userdata

No automated decisions are being made, nor is any type of profling being done.


If you are unhappy with the way we process your data, you can reach out to us using the above-mentioned mail-address. If you want to make a complaint, you can reach out to the Dutch autoriteit persoonsgegevens as well.