Privacy en cookies
SURF and its operating companies value the privacy of its institutions and visitors of the website, which is why SURF handles your personal data with care and complies with the Dutch Personal Data Protection Act.
Storage and security of personal data
SURF will process your personal data exclusively for the provision of the services of SURF and its operating companies to you or to your institution. Any personal data you supply will not be kept for longer than is necessary.
When processing personal data, SURF will maintain an adequate level of security in order to prevent unauthorised access to or modification, disclosure or loss of personal data.
SURF does not use third-party cookies.
Cookies used by SURF
When using the SURF website, SURF places a functional cookie which ensures the correct functioning of the website. This cookie is called JSESSIONID
Google Maps cookie
SURF uses Google Maps for an overview of the SURF member institutions. We use the Google Maps API for this. Google places a PREF cookie on your computer for this functionality. The cookie saves the zoom level, selected language and region, it does not save any personal data.
SURF uses the open source web statistics package Piwik (http://piwik.org) to record statistical information. This gives us an insight into how visitors use the SURF website and makes it possible to improve the site.
Piwik places the following cookies on your computer:
- _pk_ref: This cookie establishes from which website you visited the SURF website and is valid for 6 months.
- _pk_cvar: This optional cookie is placed, for example, when you have taken part in a survey. You will therefore not be offered the same survey twice. This cookie is valid for two years.
- _pk_id: This cookie determines whether you are a new or returning visitor. This cookie is valid for two years.
- _pk_ses: This cookie determines which pages on SURF.nl you have visited. This cookie is only valid during the relevant visit to our website.
Social media buttons
The social media buttons on SURF.nl are links to the relevant social networks. They do not place cookies.
SURF is keen to be transparent about its policy on privacy and cookies. Please send questions and requests by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes to statement
SURF reserves the right to make changes to this statement. We will always publish the latest version on this website.