In general

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Privacy Policy

Utrecht University fully complies with the requirements of the Dutch Personal Data Protection Act (Wet bescherming persoonsgegevens). All personal information provided by visitors to Utrecht University's website is treated with the utmost care, and is carefully processed and protected. In doing so, the University makes every effort to take personal preferences into account. Utrecht University has implemented a number of security measures, including measures to prevent unauthorised parties from accessing personal information.

Technical information 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. 

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.

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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.

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By using Utrecht University's website, you agree to the terms of the policy as outlined above.