Cookie statement

Cookies are used on www.geologischedienst.nl, part of TNO. Cookies are information files that can be automatically stored on or read from the visitor’s device (such as PC, tablet or smartphone) when visiting a website. This is done via the web browser on the device. In any case, these cookies process the IP address, the Cookie ID and technical information about the device used. This means that ten Geological Survey of the Netherlands (GDN) uses your personal data when you visit the website.

Cookie privacy-settings

GDN-cookies

GDN only uses so-called first party cookies. First party cookies, for example, the functional cookies that the website installs itself to make it work properly. GDN does not need to request consent for these functional cookies.

Besides functional cookies, the website also uses cookies to:

  • analyze the use of the website and improve the website on that basis (analytical cookies);
  • collect information about the surfing behavior of our visitors and to match advertisements to the preferences of the website visitors (advertising cookies). All this for advertising and marketing purposes.

This cookie statement provides more information about the analytical and advertising cookies, pixels and tags for which you consent or not.

Functional cookies

The placing of technical or functional cookies is necessary for the website to work properly.

Analytical cookies

In addition to the aforementioned data, analytical cookies also process the length of time spent on a particular web page and the order in which the various web pages are visited.

TNO uses Piwik Pro to measure the experience of the visit to our website. TNO uses the results of this to improve the experience of the website. TNO uses PiwikPro. This company uses privacy-friendly analytics. TNO has concluded a processing agreement with PiwikPro in which agreements have been made so that the processing of personal data by Piwik Pro is in line with privacy legislation.

Advertising cookies

TNO uses advertising cookies for retargeting purposes and conversion tracking. This means that TNO can approach you again via advertisements on social media platforms that you use and can measure when you perform an active action on the TNO website, such as completing a contact form. If you have given consented to these cookies, you can always adjust these settings in the meantime.

Social media

When Social Media icons are shown, they lead to the TNO social media pages of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube. These are links and do not use cookies.

Embedded content

Some pages of the website use content hosted on other sites. This is called embedded content. Consider, for example, YouTube videos. If you have given permission for this, Youtube will place a cookie on your computer and your personal data will be processed by YouTube.

Amendments

TNO-GDN reserves the right to make changes to the cookie statement. Changes will be published on the website. Therefore, please check this cookie statement regularly so that you are aware of any changes.

Contact

If you have any questions and/or remarks, please contact: mailto:support@geologischedienst.nl.