In general

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Privacy Policy

Utrecht University processes personal data and uses cookies for this website. In this Privacy Statement, we inform you about the purposes for which personal data are processed, how you can exercise your privacy-related rights and provide other information that may be of interest to you. The Cookie Statement describes the cookies we use. This Privacy Statement applies to all activities (including the activities via the website) of Utrecht University. Per topic, the Privacy Statement provides the most relevant information. UU handles personal data with care and acts within the limits of the law, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

To optimally protect your personal data against unauthorised access or unauthorised use, the University applies appropriate security technology. Any apparent or actual misuse of data will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities. In addition, the University takes organisational measures to protect personal data against unauthorised access. The University treats personal data as confidential and we take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect personal data. The University will only share personal data in accordance with this Privacy Statement and only with third parties if this is lawful and done with care.

Your personal data will not be rented, sold or otherwise shared with or provided to third parties. The University may share your (personal) data with third parties if you have given permission for this yourself or if this is necessary for the performance of the agreement. The University provides personal data to enforcement authorities or anti-fraud organisations when this is necessary for complying with a legal obligation.

Utrecht University stores your personal data in accordance with the GDPR. The data will not be stored longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data have been collected.

Utrecht University also collects technical visitor information, such as information about the hardware and software used by visitors and information about their actual visit to the site. This information is not linked to individuals and cannot be used to trace the identity of a visitor. The data collected is used to provide statistics for the assessment of the effectiveness and effects of the information provided on the site and the navigation structure. This enables Utrecht University to optimise the website, thereby further improving its service provision.

General visitor data are stored on our website, such as the most requested pages. The purpose of collecting these general visitor data is to optimise the layout of the website for you. The University uses various tools to make the website function optimally, improve user-friendliness and actively collect feedback from users. The University’s electronic services make use of cookies. A cookie is a small information file stored on the hard drive of the computer used to access a website. These cookies do not contain any personal information and serve only to make it easier for visitors to use the site. Most Internet browsers accept cookies, unless the user has disabled this function.

Why cookies?

Most websites use cookies to enhance the services offered to site visitors. Cookies are a convenient technology for gathering and using data that make websites easier to use. For instance, cookies make it possible to stay logged in to a website or for a site to remember your personal preferences such as location and language settings. Cookies also enable website administrators to see how often their sites – and which specific pages – are viewed by visitors.

Cookies are stored on your computer and can be deleted by you at any time. This is easy to do. To delete cookies, click on the browser you use below to link directly to the relevant instructions. Do note that once you have deleted cookies from your computer, you will need to respecify your preferences on certain websites and/or log in again.

If you do not want websites to store cookies on your computer, you can change your browser settings to alert you whenever a website attempts to send you cookies. You can also adjust the settings so that your browser rejects all cookies or only third-party cookies. Cookies already stored on your computer can be deleted. Note that you will have to change these settings individually for every browser on each computer you use.

Also realise that if you do not want cookies from our website, we cannot guarantee that the site will work as intended. Certain functionalities or pages may be disabled or even disappear completely.

By using NWA-LOSS’s website, you agree to the terms of the policy as outlined above.