Cookie Policy

Cookies

This website uses cookies. These are small files that are stored on your computer. A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

Although this site is still en development and some features will be added, up to date the cookies are used in relation with:

– Google Analytics:

Through this website, a cookie is sent to the American company Google, as part of the ‘Analytics’ service. We use this service to track how visitors use our website. Google may supply this information to third parties if legally required to do so, or if third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. The UvA has no influence on this. We do not allow Google to use the information obtained for other Google services.

The information Google collects remains anonymous wherever possible. Your IP address is not explicitly given. The information is stored by Google on servers in the US. Google adheres to the Safe Harbor principles, and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor programme of the US Department of Commerce. This means there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

– Social buttons to share content:

Buttons are included on this website so users can promote or share pages via the social media networks Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. These social media buttons work with third-party cookies (Facebook, Twitter). If you click these buttons, these cookies are sent.

Enabling, disabling and removing cookies

You can disable cookies through the browser (see, for example, this information: Aboutcookies.org).

Please note: if you refuse and/or delete cookies, you cannot always use all the website’s features. In addition, the act of refusing or deleting cookies only affects the computer and browser with which you perform this operation. If you use multiple computers and/or browsers, you need to repeat the above operation(s) as many times as necessary.

More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found by using the ‘Help’ function of your browser.