The Netherlands Cancer Institute cares highly about the privacy
of the users of our websites and only uses your data in a confident
and reliably manner. In this statement we want to inform you about
The reason for this is:
1) Optimization of the website and
analyzing visitor behavior
2) Integration with YouTube to
enable showing video
Which Cookies do we use?
We use the cookies of Google Analytics.
When you visit our website, it is also possible to encounter
third party cookies. The video's on our website are displayed with
a YouTube video player. You can read more about this in another
part of this statement. Next to this our website hosts a
number of links to other websites (including social media). The
website can also use their own cookies.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on your
computer, tablet or smartphone when you visit a website. If it
concerns a cookie of an Netherlands Cancer Institute website, this
piece of data can contain information that is send back to our
servers the next time you visit the site.
off' in your browser settings. If you accept a cookie, it will
remain on your computer, tablet or smartphone, unless you delete
it. Switching off cookies may limit your use of our website and
As said, the Netherlands cancer Institute websites contain
information isn't send to our servers, but to the server of the
other website. An example of this is YouTube.
Watching YouTube videos requires cookie permission
Certain cookies explicitly require permission. On the websites
of the Netherlands cancer Institute this is the case if you want to
watch videos. The videos are displayed in a YouTube player. YouTube
uses so-called tracking cookies, that by law may only be used if
you explicitly grant permission. If you don't grant this
permission, you will not be able to watch videos on our website.
You can still access all the other information on the site.
Other types of cookies don't require explicit permission. Our
Google Analytics cookies have privacy friendly settings, in
accordance with the manual of the Dutch Data Protection
Change cookie permissions
Links to social media and other websites
With the social media application you can share pages of our
website on social media. On top of that our web pages may contain
links to websites of external parties.
These external websites, social media platforms and the cookies
that they use do not fall under the responsibility of the
Netherlands Cancer Institute and this statement. For information
about these cookies, check the corresponding sites.