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This websites contains videos from YouTube. This company uses cookies (third party cookies). If you do not want them to use these cookies, you can indicate so here. However, this does mean that you will not be able to watch videos on this website. We also make use of our own cookies in order to improve our website. We don't share our data with other parties. Which cookies are involved?

This website uses cookies to enable video and to improve the user experience. If you do not want to accept these cookies, indicate so here. Which cookies are involved?

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Cookie policy

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The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek considers the privacy of users of the website important and carefully handles your data. In this statement we inform you about cookies.

Use of cookies

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek website uses cookies. We do this for:

1) optimisation of the website and analysis of visitor behaviour.

2) YouTube integration for showing videos.

Which cookies are involved?

Functional cookies
These are used to make your use of our websites easier. We do not share your information with third parties.

Analytical cookies
We use Google Analytics. With these cookies we are able to measure which pages are visited and clicked on within our website. With the web statistics we could, for example, see which searches do or do not work. This allows us to improve different pages. These cookies are stored for a maximum of 26 months.

Tracking cookies for relevant content/advertisements
We use tracking cookies from Google so that you see relevant and personalised ads on other websites, based on your surfing behaviour. For example, you might be shown a vacancy or an interesting event in our institute. These cookies are stored for a maximum of 26 months.

When you visit our website you may also be faced with third-party cookies. Playing videos on our website is done via YouTube, you can read more about this below. In addition, our website contains links to other websites (including social media); these websites can also use cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you visit a website. If it concerns a cookie from the website of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek itself, the information stored in it can be sent back to our servers at a subsequent visit. If you do not want us to use cookies, you must turn 'cookies off' in your browser or not accept cookies when you receive the cookie notification. If you accept these cookies, they will remain on your computer, tablet or mobile phone unless you delete them yourself. Turning off cookies may limit your use of our website and services. The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek website also contains links to other websites. If those other websites use cookies, the information is not sent to our servers but to the server of that other website. An example of this is YouTube.

Permission required for viewing videos related to YouTube cookies

Explicit consent is required for certain cookies. This is the case for the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek website if you want to watch the videos. The videos are played through YouTube. For the tracking cookies used by YouTube, your explicit permission is required for legal reasons. Without that permission, you cannot view the videos on our website. You will still have access to other information on our site. We use Google Analytics  with the privacy-friendly settings as much as possible in accordance with the manual of the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

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Links to social media and other websites

You can share pages from our website on social media using the social media application  In addition, it may be that the website links to external websites outside the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek. When you do this, cookies are set. LinkedIn and YouTube place a cookie when you open a page or video via the button. The channels will only place a cookie when you click on the button. These websites/social media forums and the cookies used there are not the responsibility of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek and this statement. Please see the information on the relevant website. We use:

We advise you to read Google's privacy policy.

How long do cookies remain on my computer, tablet or phone?

Functional cookies are deleted after your visit from our website(s). Analytical and advertising cookies are not automatically deleted. You will therefore have to remove them yourself.

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