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What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone as soon as you visit a website. Functional cookies are necessary for the website to work. Analytical cookies help improve the website and store specific information about, for example, (the device of) the user. There are also cookies that can be placed when you visit another website (tracking cookies). When we talk about cookies, we also mean comparable techniques, such as pixels.
Cookies can process personal data. Sanquin therefore considers it important to inform you on the basis of this cookie statement. For more information about your rights and the options for contacting Sanquin, see our privacy statement.
What does Sanquin do with cookies?
We can use functional and analytical cookies to make your visit to our website as easy as possible and to collect information about the use of our website. Sanquin may also place marketing cookies so that we can better understand your interests, share relevant Sanquin information with you on other websites and share our content with you on social media. If you do not prefer the marketing cookies, we only place functional and analytical cookies.
Which cookies does Sanquin use?
When you visit this website for the first time, we show a notification explaining cookies and you can choose whether or not to accept them. For functional cookies, for the website to function properly, it is not necessary to request permission. Sanquin has set a number of analytical cookies (such as Google Analytics) in such a way that these cookies have little or no consequences for your privacy. Sanquin is also not required to request permission for these cookies.
There are also a number of (marketing) cookies where we map your preferences and interests and offer you a better user experience of the website. Sanquin will only place these cookies with your permission.
1. Technically necessary cookies or functional cookies
This includes the technically necessary or functional cookies and the analytical cookies that do not require permission, such as for Google Analytics.
Purpose: technically necessary or functional cookies are necessary for the functioning of our website. Google Analytics measures how our website is used. We use this knowledge to improve our website.
Sanquin only shares pseudonymised data with third parties.
We use Google Analytics to keep track of how users use the website. The collected information is transferred to Google and then stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles and is affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. On this basis, Sanquin may assume that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
2. Cookies for statistics
This way we know how we can make the structure, navigation and content of the website more user-friendly. We do not trace the statistics and other reports back to persons.
Purpose: to gain insight into the use of our website by means of Google Analytics. Test possible improvements by means of validated tests, in which we work on a better website for our user.
Sanquin only shares pseudonymised data with Google.
3. Marketing Cookies
Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn
We use Youtube video on this website. These only work if the associated cookies are accepted. We also use YouTube to advertise. We do this based on the pages you have viewed and interaction with our website. For more information, see the privacy statement.
Google Ads (Remarketing)
These cookies allow us to display relevant advertisements to you via the Google AdWords network. These cookies contain your Google user preferences, such as your language, number of search results and whether you want to enable the SafeSearch filter. In addition, these cookies ensure that you can be recognized as the same person on different websites of third parties. For more information, see the privacy statement.
Technology platform that buys, sells and delivers online advertising spots, including interest-based advertising. This is usually done through real-time bidding. The platform is designed to use information about internet users that cannot identify them "in the real world". For example, these cookies measure how often people do things, such as clicks or view advertisements. When you opt out of using interest-based advertising through the platform, this cookie is set with a non-unique value (-1).
Enabling and disabling cookies
You can set your browser so that the storage of cookies is only accepted if you agree. For this you can consult the manual of your web browser.
Retention periods and deletion of cookies
Most cookies expire automatically after a certain date. This means that from that moment on, they no longer register data from your visit to the website. You can also choose to manually delete the cookies before the cookies automatically expire. Consult the manual of your web browser for this.
Websites of third parties
This cookie statement does not apply to websites of third parties that are connected to our website by means of links. We cannot guarantee that these third parties will handle your personal data in a careful and safe manner. We therefore recommend that you read the privacy statement of these websites before using these websites.
Changes to this cookie statement
Sanquin may change this cookie statement from time to time. Changes will be published on our website. Therefore, check this cookie statement regularly, so that you are aware of any changes.
For more information about your rights, please read Sanquin's privacy statement.