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University of Amsterdam websites of which the URLs end in (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 marketing 1 year
_js_reg_fb_ref Facebook marketing  
CONSENT Google marketing
DV Google marketing 2 years
1P_JAR Google marketing 1 month
AID Google marketing  
Conversion Google marketing  
opti-userid Google marketing  
OTZ Google
SIDCC Google marketing  
lidc Linkedin marketing 1 day
bcookie LinkedIn marketing 2 years
BizoCustomSegments LinkedIn marketing 6 months
BizoData LinkedIn marketing 6 months
BizoID LinkedIn marketing 6 months
BizoUserMatchHistory LinkedIn marketing 6 months
UserMatchHistory Linkedin marketing 6 months
lang LinkedIn marketing length of session
_lipt LinkedIn marketing  
UULE Google marketing 2 years
_gat_UA-... Google marketing 1 minute
_utma Google marketing 2 years
_ga Google marketing 2 years
HSID Google marketing length of session
SID Google marketing length of session
GTM-XSRF-TOKEN Google optimisation length of session
JSESSIONID UvA necessary length of session
poll.* UvA necessary  
searchEnhancementId UvA necessary length of session
cls_catm_eu_Dwl950 UvA necessary  
ncsrf UvA necessary  
fr Facebook marketing 3 months
datr Facebook marketing 90 days - 2 years
sb Facebook marketing 90 days - 2 years
wd Facebook marketing 90 days - 2 years
_fbc Facebook marketing 90 days
_fbp Facebook marketing 90 days
IDE  Google marketing 1 year
_gat Google marketing 1 minute
NID Google  marketing 6 months Amplitude optimisation  
_gid Google optimisation 24 hours
nmstat Siteimprove optimisation 1000 days
AWSALB Siteimprove optimisation 7 days
AWSALBCORS Siteimprove optimisation 7 days
_scid Snapchat marketing 1 year
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Google marketing 8 months
APISID Google marketing  
SSID Google marketing  
SAPISID Google marketing  
PREF Google marketing 10 years after end of session/update
YSC Google marketing  Length of session
GPS Google marketing Length of session

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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
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