The Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge, organized by the Postcode Lotteries, processes personal data and uses cookies and similar technologies. In this Privacy & Cookie Statement the Postcode Lotteries informs you about who we are and for what purpose we process personal data.

  1. Who are we?
    The Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge is initiated by Nationale Postcode Loterij N.V., People’s Postcode Lottery, Svenska Postkodlotteriet and Deutschen Postcode Lottery (together: "the Postcode Lotteries") to encourage the development of new, innovative, creative and yet commercially viable products and/or services that contribute to an eco-friendly lifestyle, directly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and score highly on convenience, quality and design.

    1. The Dutch Postcode Lottery is located at Beethoven 200, 1077 JZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    2. Postcode Lottery Limited is located at Titchfield House, 69/85 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4RR, United Kingdom.
    3. Deutsche Postcode Lotterie is located at Martin-Luther-Platz 28, D-40212 Düsseldorf, Germany.
    4. Svenka Postkod Lotteriet is located at Klarabergsviadukten 63, Box 193, SE-101 23 Stockholm, Sweden.

  2. For what purpose are we processing personal data?
    The Postcode Lotteries collect and process personal data for clear and predetermined purposes, namely:
    • To enter and organize the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge (now and in the future).
    • We also collect the personal data to get in contact with the participant and for sending results, newsletters and other information in relation to the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge;
    • To optimize the website by collecting and analyse and use of (personal) data;
    • Complying with legal obligations;

  3. What personal information are we gathering?
    The Postcode Lotteries collect the following personal data:
    • Personalia when you fill out the registration form (for example: name, address, nationality, telephone number, date of birth);
    • Email address (If you sign up for the newsletter);
    • Interaction data (for example your IP address, cookie ID’s, surfing habitats).
    • Each participant must submit a business plan for a product or service as described in the terms and conditions via the entry form on the website www.greenchallenge.info, which form is hosted by Golden Egg Check.

  4. To whom do we provide your personal information?
    In order to be of service to you and to carry out the green challenge, we engage other parties to process personal data on our behalf. Sometimes we are legally obliged to provide personal information to, for example, the tax authorities, the police or the regulator.

  5. Which cookies are we placing?
    Please note that it is possible to adjust your browser settings if you want to refuse cookies.

    If you click on the green “Yes I Accept” button, you are giving the Postcode Lotteries consent to the use of cookies. Below you will find a list of cookies that are used on this website and their purposes.

    Cookie namePurpose CookieRetention period
    _svtri Anonymous cookie that registers whether you have been to our website before. 2 years
    _ga Provides insight in the visitor’s use of this website 2 years
    _gid Analytical cookie that measures website visits (anonymous) 24 hours
    _gat Cookie that regulates the number of contact moments with the servers 1 minute
    __atuvc The __atuvc cookie is created and read by the site´s JavaScript to share the AddThis of the Client in order to assure that the user have the updated recount when sharing a website and come back later to that web before updating the cache that counts the actions. No data is sent to the AddThis, disabling cookies might cause unexpected behaviour for users. 25 months
    __atuvs Shares content with a wide range of nets platforms and shared resources. Store an updated counter of shared websites.  30 min
    NID, HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID Provides information about the effectiveness of Google Adwords 1 year
    _drt, _id Provides information about the effectiveness of the media deployed by Doubleclick media, which is used to pay our media partners. 2 years
    _drt_,id, DSID, IDE Provides information about the effectiveness of used media by Doubleclick. 2 years
    Conversion Pixel A specific type of pixel that is triggered to indicate that a user has successfully completed a specific action such as a purchase or registration. This user action is considered a conversion. The conversion data is used to exclude web visitors from further paid marketing activities and to measure the success of digital marketing efforts. 540 days
    Adience/Retargeting Pixel Provides the opportunity to retarget individuals that land on a dedicated URL on which the pixel is placed. 540 days[AB1]
    Facebook: Act, c_user, csm, fr, lu, s, presence, p, xs, _fbp Provides information about the effectiveness of Facebook. The pixel base code tracks activity on our website, providing a baseline for measuring specific events. By measuring events we have the ability to capture website traffic into audience that we can use for targeting purposes. Max. 1 year
    ServerID Technically necessary cookie that ensures that the same session is always loaded via the same server. Until closing browser
    31_31 (relay 42) Technically necessary cookie for cookie permission 1 year
    R42-collect-[ID] (relay 42) Anonymous cookie that registers whether you have been to our website before. 3 months
    loc Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level). 13 months
    uvc Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user. 13 months
    uid Cookie that makes clear which media used via Adform is effective and through these cookies you can see advertisements from the Charity Lotteries that suit your preference on websites you visit, after you have been on the websites of the lotteries (interest based targeting). 60 days
    Run_ID Cookies that provide insight into which media used by Run DSP is effective. On this basis, the online media partners are also settled. 90 days
    RUN_SYNC_1 Cookies that provide insight into which media used by Run DSP is effective. On this basis, the online media partners are also settled. 30 days
    __cf_bm   30 minutes
    _hjClosedSurveyInvites This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal pop-up. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown. 1 year
    _hjDonePolls This cookie is set once a visitor completes a Poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same Poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in. 1 year
    _hjMinimizedPolls This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site. 1 year
    _hjDoneTestersWidgets This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in. 1 year
    _hjMinimizedTestersWidgets This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site. 1 year
    _hjIncludedInSample This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc. 1 year
    pUtm Analytical cookie to measure the origin channel of the registration. 1 hour
    Guest_id    These cookies enable you to view ads from Green Challenge that suit your preference (interest-based targeting) when you use services from Twitter, after you have been on the Green Challenge website. 90 days
    _svs Technically necessary cookie for tag management and cookie authorization 2 years   


  6. How do we ensure confidential handling of personal data?
    The Postcode Lotteries are committed to protecting personal data. We take appropriate technical and organizational measures in order to protect personal data. We share personal data only in accordance with this Privacy & Cookie Statement and only with third parties when lawful and carefully done.

  7. How long do we retain personal data?
    We retain the personal data no longer than necessary for the purposes of which the personal data is collected.

  8. Complaints
    Complaints with regard to the processing of your personal data can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If your complaint is not being handled to your satisfaction, you can file a complaint at the Dutch Data Protection Authority.