Privacy Policy

In general

My Little Plastic Footprint (“MLPF”), a collaboration between the Plastic Soup Foundation, Ocean Recovery, EA and Smäll, wish to bring you the best service available in order to disclose the problem of plastic soup and let you reduce your plastic footprint. To be able to do this, and to offer you products and services available on our My Little Plastic Footprint App (“the App”), MLPF will request some information from you and automatically collect information about your use of the App. The MLPF service is defined in the Terms of Use and the MLPF website ( This Privacy Policy describes what personal information we may collect from you and what we will and will not do with that information.

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to MLPF by sending an email to

Use of information collected

We ask you to provide your contact information that may include name, email address, age, gender and similar information when creating an account on and/or using our app. In addition, when using the App, there will be an automatically collection about your use of the application and service including personal information such as media that you access, queries you make, date and time of your request, your Internet protocol address, language and identifying information and your application version. We may also maintain records with details of individuals who contact us for (further) information or for help, but only in case we need to contact them later on or provide further information to them in the future.

We can show social networking sharing buttons and widgets on our App to enable you to easily share MLPF campaigns, news and your own plastic diet with friends. These social networking sharing buttons and widgets come from web servers which may track your behaviour on our app and may combine this with other information about you originating from other websites.

We will use your personal information (i) to make (data)-analyses, (ii) provide the products and services that you have requested (iii) to communicate with you concerning your account and customer service issues, (iv) to personalize and improve the MLPF services, (v) to ensure the technical functioning of our products and services, (vi) to develop new products and services, (vii) to protect the intellectual property rights (e.g. by limiting access to the MLPF services to MLPF users) and (viii) to send you information about MLPF and the individual partner organizations.

Transfer of personal information to other countries

MLPF processes personal information on servers in a number of countries. We may therefore transfer and process your personal information on a server outside your country. However, this will always be done in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable law.


The entire content included in this App, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under copyright laws and is the property of MLPF. You may display, download or print portions of the material from the App solely for your own non-commercial use. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of MLPF is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by MLPF.

Use of Cookies

The App uses cookies to track session data and allows us to personalize your experience of the MLPF services. We do not use cookies or other tools to collect or reveal personal information to MLPF.


We take a number of steps to keep your personal information secure from unauthorized access. For example, we ask you to use a unique and strong password and not to share this information with anyone. In addition, we use encrypted transmissions to limit access to the systems that store your personal information. Further, we respect and comply with EU legislation on data protection. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Only employees who need to access information about supports to perform their work are granted access to this personal identifiable information.

Access to personal information and corrections

You can access and update some of the personal information we keep on you through the MLPF service or by sending a request to We will respond to your request upon verification of your identity within a reasonable period of time, and to the maximum extent practical.


We may display links to third party websites. Please note that we cannot control and cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies of such websites. You should always read the privacy policy of a website to find out more about how personal information is collected and processed.

Terms of Use

The Terms of Use and this privacy policy are applicable to you upon using the App. These Terms of Use and Privacy Policy may be modified or removed by MLPF without notice. Any provisions relating to disclaimers, copyrights, trademark, limitation of liability, indemnification and miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

MLPF may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. MLPF reserves the right to change, update, and modify this Privacy Policy at any time and without notice. MLPF encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy for modifications. Any change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting to

English version prevails

In the event that this Privacy Policy is translated into other languages and there is a discrepancy between the two language versions, the English language version shall prevail to the extent that such discrepancy is the result of an error in translation.

Version 0.01 Last updated on 16-10-2017