Cookie statement

The website(s) of the University of Amsterdam (hereafter: “UvA ”, “we” or “us”) store information and access information on the peripheral equipment of users via cookies and comparable technologies (“cookies”). These are small files that are stored on your computer. The aim of these cookies help us respond to your needs when using this website.

The website uses functional cookies and performance cookies to optimise the user experience. Third parties can also place cookies (tracking cookies) that can be used to track internet behaviour. Based on the provisions on cookies in the Telecommunications Act, the UvA hereby informs you about the cookies used by its website, their function and retention period:

Cookie Set by Category Retention period
_js_reg_fb_gate Facebook advertising 1 year
_js_reg_fb_ref Facebook advertising  
CONSENT Google advertising 2 years
DV Google advertising 2 years
1P_JAR Google advertising  
AID Google advertising  
Conversion Google advertising  
opti-userid Google advertising  
OTZ Google advertising  
SIDCC Google advertising  
lidc Google advertising 1 day
bcookie LinkedIn advertising 2 years
BizoCustomSegments LinkedIn advertising 6 months
BizoData LinkedIn advertising 6 months
BizoID LinkedIn advertising 6 months
BizoUserMatchHistory LinkedIn advertising 6 months
UserMatchHistory Linkedin advertising 6 months
lang LinkedIn advertising  
_lipt LinkedIn Advertising  
UULE Google advertising 2 years
_gat_UA-... Google performance 1 minute
_utma Google performance 2 years
_ga Google performance 2 years
HSID Google performance/
length of session
SID Google performance/
length of session
GTM-XSRF-TOKEN Google performance length of session
JSESSIONID UvA functionality length of session
HPRedirectInit UvA functionality  
poll.* UvA functionality  
searchEnhancementId UvA functionality  
cls_catm_eu_Dwl950 UvA functionality  
ncsrf UvA functionality  
fr Facebook advertising 2 years
datr Facebook advertising 90 days - 2 years
sb Facebook advertising 90 days - 2 years
wd Facebook advertising 90 days - 2 years
IDE  Google advertising 1 year
_gat Google advertising 1 minute
NID Google  advertising 6 months
amplitude_iduva.nl Amplitude performance  
_gid Google performance 24 hours
_hjDonePolls Hotjar performance 1 year
_hjDoneSurveys Hotjar performance 1 year
_hjDoneTestersWidgets Hotjar performance 1 year
_hjIncludedInSample Hotjar performance 1 year
_hjMinimizedPolls Hotjar performance 1 year
_hjShownFeedbackMessag Hotjar performance 1 year
hjClosedSurveyInvites Hotjar performance 1 year
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Google YouTube length of session
APISID Google YouTube  
SSID Google YouTube  
SAPISID Google YouTube  
PREF Google YouTube 10 years after end of session/update

You are informed about the use of these cookies when you first visit the website. By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to the use of these cookies as stated in this cookie statement.

Some cookies are set and collected by third parties. We refer you to the information these third parties provide about these cookies on their own websites:

This information is regularly subject to changes. The UvA has no influence over this.

In addition, this site uses other cookies that are necessary to provide the required service or which are used to communicate with the user (including session cookies and performance cookies that collect data for statistical purposes). These cookies can be used without providing prior information or requesting prior permission.

You can disable and remove cookies via your browser. More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found by using the ‘Help’ function of your browser. Please note that if you block, disable or delete cookies you may not be able to use all the features of this website.  If you have questions about the UvA’s use of cookies on this website, you can contact us using the details below.

Changes to the cookie statement

This cookie statement is subject to change, so please consult this page regularly for the latest version.


If you have any questions about this Cookie Statement you can send them to the following postal or email address, mentioning “Cookies” as the subject:

  • University of Amsterdam
    P.O. Box 19268
    1000 WX Amsterdam
    The Netherlands
  • E: avg@uva.nl

Published by  University of Amsterdam

28 May 2018