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Privacy Statement

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Privacy & cookies

Below, we describe how De Hoge Veluwe handles personal data and which cookies are placed on hogeveluwe.nl by the organization and by third parties.

What is a cookie?

On hogeveluwe.nl, we make use of cookies. A cookie is a small file sent with pages of this website and stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. The information in it can be sent back to our servers when you visit the website again. You can find more information about cookies on the website of the Dutch Consumers’ Association (Consumentenbond). If you would prefer not to have cookies installed, it is easy to switch off cookies via your browser. You can also find out how to do this on the Dutch Consumers’ Association website.

Overview of cookies on hogeveluwe.nl.
We feel it is important that visitors understand why we use cookies and other techniques on hogeveluwe.nl. This section lists the different types of cookies installed via hogeveluwe.nl:

  • Functional cookies. These are essential for the website to function properly.
  • Analytics cookies. Anonymized data about browsing behaviour is collected via Google Analytics. This enables us to see how visitors use the website and to improve it based on that information.

Functional cookies
These are cookies that the website needs to function properly. Without them, certain parts of it cannot be used.

Core functions
Our content management system uses cookies to enable the website to operate properly. These cookies do not store personal data. A cookie is also installed when you order tickets on hogeveluwe.nl. These cookies enable visitors to order tickets and to continue from where they left off if the order is unexpectedly interrupted.

Embedded content
The hogeveluwe.nl webpages may include content that is hosted by other sites and accessed by De Hoge Veluwe, such as YouTube videos. This embedded content often uses cookies. What external platforms do with the cookies and personal data can be found in the privacy policy of the specific service. We have no control over this. You can find the privacy statements of some of the frequently-used embedded content below: YouTube privacy statement.

Analytics cookies
Analytics cookies are used to collect anonymized data about browsing behaviour on hogeveluwe.nl. We use this service to monitor and generate reports about how visitors use the website. 

Google Analytics
Via our website, a Google Analytics cookie is installed by the US company Google. Google may pass this information to third parties if obliged to do so by law, or if these third parties are responsible for processing the information on Google’s behalf. We have no say in this. We have not given Google permission to use the analytics information obtained in this way for other Google services. The information that Google collects is anonymized as far as possible. Your IP address is not passed on. Google transfers the information to servers in the United States where it is saved. Google asserts that it abides by the Safe Harbor principles and it is affiliated to the US Ministry of Trade’s Safe Harbor Program. This means that an appropriate level of protection is applied when processing any personal data. Read the Google privacy policy for more information, including the specific Google Analytics privacy policy.

If you would prefer not to have your browsing habits recorded, you can download a plug-in to prevent this via the Google website. This setting will then apply to all the websites you visit and not only hogeveluwe.nl. You can download the browser plug-in here.

Read the Google privacy policy for more information.

Privacy
We handle registered data, such as e-mail addresses and names, with great care. We do not sell e-mail addresses or other data or pass information to third parties. E-mail address and name/address details are recorded in order to enable users to purchase online tickets and Guardian Cards, book activities and bicycles and order products. Registration also enables us to offer visitors the best possible service. If we decide to send any commercial messages in the future, this will of course be on an opt-in only basis and you will not receive any unsolicited approach. We also handle any information sent to us in contact forms or via e-mail with great care. This personal data is treated as