Cookies on nrcmedia.nl

april 2017

Websites employ handy and useful techniques that make them easier to use and as interesting as possible for every visitor. The best-known examples of these techniques are cookies and scripts (which, from now on, we’ll collectively refer to as “cookies”). Cookies are used by the operators of the websites.

The use of cookies is perfectly safe. We find it very important that you know which cookies we use on our website and what they are used for. To the best of our ability we want to safeguard your privacy and the user-friendliness and financing of our website. Below, you can read more about the cookies that are used by and through our website, as well as what they are used for.

This cookie statement applies to nrcmedia.nl and has been established in collaboration with industry parties and the ACM supervisory body. Explanations about the use of cookies on the website(s) of industry parties are, as far as possible, the same. However, some texts will, of course, have been amended in accordance with the actual use of the cookies This is why identical texts will not be found on every website.

Cookies that enable us to measure the use of the website
To determine which parts of our website are most interesting for our visitors, we use third-party software to continuously measure how many people visit our website and what they view the most. To this end we use cookies.

The data we collate in this way is converted into statistics. These statistics give us insight into how often our webpages are visited, where exactly visitors spend the most time, and so on. All this allows us to make the website’s structure, navigation and content as user-friendly as possible for you. We do not make these statistics, or any other reports, traceable to actual persons.

Cookies to share the content on our website through social media
Concerning the cookies placed by third parties and the possible data they harvest with these cookies, we refer you to the cookie statements provided by these parties on their own websites. Please note that these statements can change regularly and NRC Media has no influence on this.

The articles and videos that you view on our website can be shared through social media by means of buttons. For these buttons to work properly, use is made of the social media cookies of the relevant social media sites, so that they recognise you as soon as you want to share a video or an article.

Concerning the cookies that social media sites install, and the possible data they harvest with these cookies, we refer you to the cookie statements provided by these parties on their own websites: Facebook, Google+, Twitter and YouTube. Please note that these statements can change regularly and NRC Media has no influence on this.

Browser settings
If you don’t want websites to install cookies on your computer, you can change your browser settings so that you receive a warning before any cookies are installed. You can also change your settings so that your browser rejects all cookies or rejects the cookies belonging to third parties. You can also delete cookies that have already been installed. Bear in mind that you need to set your cookie preferences separately for every browser and computer that you use.

Please note that if you do not want cookies to be installed on your computer, we cannot guarantee the correct functioning of our website. It’s possible that some of the website’s functionalities may be lost, or that certain websites will no longer be visible at all. Moreover, rejecting the installation of cookies or switching on the “Do not track” function does not mean that you will no longer be presented with advertisements. It merely means that advertisements will no longer be tailored to your interests and they will be repeated more often.

The way that you can change your browser settings differs per browser. If necessary, refer to your browser’s help function:


Closing remarks

Sometimes it will be necessary for us to amend these statements, because of changes to our website or to the regulations governing cookies, for example. We are free to amend the content of the statements and cookies included in the lists at any time, and without prior notice. You can consult this webpage for the latest version.

If you have any questions and/or comments, please contact our customer service department.