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They can’t ever be used to gain personal information from your computer or to intercept personal passwords. Furthermore, they can’t infect your computer with a virus. Therefore, cookies are perfectly safe and are used on almost every website around the world since the 90’s, without any problems. Other parties like Google or Facebook can also place cookies.
The website www.openluchtmuseum.nl uses the following cookies:
1. Functional cookies
2. Cookies for our own website statistics
The Dutch Open Air Museum uses these cookies to analyse for instance how many times and for how long customers visit our website. We use that information to make our website faster and better.
3. Cookies via Google Analytics
Google places a cookie on our website as a part of the Google Analytics service. We use Google Analytics to keep track of how customers use our website and to improve our website. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if Google is legally required, or if third parties process the information on Google's behalf. We have no influence on this. The information Google collects is anonymised as much as possible.
4. Cookies of external parties like Twitter and Facebook
Our website includes buttons to promote (like) or share (tweet) webpages on social media like Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work through pieces of code which are derived from Facebook and Twitter. Cookies are placed through this code, we have no influence on this. In the privacy statements of Facebook and Twitter, it says what they do with your information which they process through these cookies. The information Facebook and Twitter collect is anonymised as much as possible.
Disabling the cookies only has consequences on the computer and browser you use. When you use multiple computers and/or browsers you would have to repeat this process on all those computers and/or browsers.