What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files that your browser stores on your computer at the request of a website. Your browser will return the content of the cookie every time you re-visit that website. In this way, websites are able to store data belonging to your browser and your visit. A cookie can contain the content of your shopping basket in a web shop, for example, or data that shows that you are logged into your webmail. Every time you visit a new page, the cookie tells the site what you are ordering or whether you are already logged in. Cookies can also be used to recognise your browser and your visit, to analyse how people navigate around a site, for example. All these cookies are anonymous.
Het Nutshuis uses ‘analysis cookies’. These are cookies that allow us to analyse visits to our own website. We do not follow people individually, the cookies are totally anonymous. They enable us to understand how people use our site. Can you find what you are looking for? Or do have to click repeatedly between pages before you find the right one? This information helps us to optimise our website.
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