Cookies on UT websites

The University of Twente websites use cookies. A cookie is a small file which is saved at a visitor’s PC to recognize him during the visit and at the next visit.

WHY DOES THE UT USE COOKIES?

Cookies are used for web-statistics (in most cases Google Analytics), which are mainly used for website improvements. In some cases, cookies are also used to log on to the website, or for filling out online surveys. If content from external websites is displayed on the websites of the University of Twente (for example YouTube videos or Facebook-like buttons) cookies may also be placed. The examples mentioned above are the most common cookies used at UT websites, but the University of Twente cannot guarantee the use of cookies on the sub-pages of departments, projects, associations, etc.

NO PERSONAL DETAILS

Cookies do not contain personal data. Therefore, websites of the University of Twente cannot personally identify you.

OBJECTIONS? - DISABLE COOKIES

All commonly used web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome allow you to disable cookies if you object to the use of cookies. On www.waarschuwingsdienst.nl (in Dutch) you can find instructions how to use the 'do not track'-function in web browsers (search for cookies in the search field). www.waarschuwingsdienst.nl is a website of the National Cyber ​Security Center of the Ministry of Security and Justice.

MORE INFORMATION

More information about cookies is available through Wikipedia or www.waarschuwingsdienst.nl.