Skip to main content

Cookie statement

Cookie statement EURAXESS Netherlands

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website places on the hard drive of your computer when you visit the site. The main function of cookies is to distinguish one user from another.

A third-party request is request about one’s behaviour on a website. These requests could gather information to profile content and advertisement to show to you.

Cookie statement

We handle your personal data carefully, that includes the use of cookies.

We do not use marketing cookies ourselves, but others may. For example, sometimes videos that we embed on our website may include cookies and third-party requests.

We use the following types of cookies:

Functional cookies
These are necessary for the performance of the site, for example to remember your preferences and keep you logged in at your own request. We do not have to ask for permission for using these cookies.

Statistics cookies
These provide insight into how visitors use our websites, which pages are visited the most and which keywords people use to search. This allows us to improve our websites.

We collect information about the use of our website (but not about you), through web statistics from Google. We have a signed contract with this party that they may only provide us with anonymous statistics, and may not use the collected data for any of its own purposes.

Legally, Google is our 'data processor'. We apply all available options for privacy friendly data processing. We instruct Google to not combine the analytical cookies with other Google services such as DoubleClick or AdWords.

Checking cookies

On the website Webbkoll you can check which cookies are used on a certain webpage.

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

Detailed step by step guidance on how to control and delete cookies is available from

List of cookies used

Which cookies are used at

Cookies to provide functionality

  • Cookie name: Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight, has_js.
    • Our Content Management System, Drupal sets these cookies to store user interface preferences. Expires after: session.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to collect web statistics to be able to monitor and improve the website.

  • Cookie name: _ga
    • Used to distinguish users in Google Analytics. Expires after: session.
  • Cookie name: _gid
    • Used to distinguish users in Google Analytics. Expires after: 1 day
  • Cookie name: _gat
    • Used to throttle request rate in Google Analytics. Expires after: session.