Cookies


The Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) website uses cookies. A cookie is small piece of data that a server sends to the browser with the aim of storing and/or implementing this information. During a subsequent visit to our website, the stored data are sent back again to the server. This enables the server to recognise the browser and certain data can be collected during subsequent visits. We can use these cookies to improve website visitor experience as well as our future services.

Functional and analytical cookies

When you visit our website, cookies are always placed on your computer for functional and statistical purposes. These cookies are required to use the website and enable us to obtain information about the quality and/or effectiveness of the website. We can use this information to introduce certain improvements and, in the future, the website can be modified to visitor requirements.

These cookies, which are stored on your computer so that you can be recognised during a subsequent visit to our website, do not contain personal details. They only contain a unique number. These cookies do not, or make only a minimum infringement of your privacy.

If you do not wish to receive functional and analytical cookies, you should block these in your browser.

Overview of cookies

We place the following functional and analytical cookies on your computer:

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. (Google). We use this service to track how visitors use the website, with the aim of improving the website.

Information generated by the cookie regarding your website use is transferred to Google where it is saved on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to track how you use the website, produce website activity reports for website operators and to offer other services regarding website activity and internet use.

We have signed a Data Processor Agreement with Google, stating that Google only acts as processor in processing our website visitors’ personal data. Google may supply the information to third parties if Google is obliged to do this by law, or if these third parties process information on behalf of Google. Erasmus University Rotterdam has no influence over this.

We do not share data with Google for any reasons other than those stated above and also do not use other Google services in combination with Google Analytics cookies, apart from the mutual exchange of web statistics and campaign statistics with our Google AdWords account, for the purposes of tracking website use and conversion events. This method of measurement data exchange results in no or only a very limited infringement of your privacy, as no personal information is collected and we do not use these data to adapt advertisements to your personal preferences.

The information collected by Google is anonymised as far as possible in accordance with the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens) advice (in Dutch). Your IP address is partially masked (namely the last octet).

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Cookie chart

Name Term of validity Purpose
_gat 1 day

Google Analytics. Determines your unique ID.

_gid 2 days

Google Analytics. Determines your unique ID.

_ga 2 years

Google Analytics. Determines your unique ID. Updated on every return visit.

fe_typo_user when you leave the website Enables ERIM Members to log in to MyERIM