Cookie Statement

Our website places cookies on your computer - after your consent. Cookies allow the site to function properly and provide us with information to improve your user experience. Third parties can also place cookies on our website. In this cookie statement you can read which cookies we place.

About cookies

On our website we use cookies: small files that are sent by an internet server and are stored on your computer. Cookies are also placed by third parties that we have engaged.

Giving consent for cookies and deleting cookies

When you visit our website for the first time, you will see at the bottom of the window the notice "SURF places functional cookies to make this website work properly. We also place analytical cookies to improve the website. The data is anonymized where possible." We place these cookies without your express permission.

In addition, we ask your permission for the placement of third-party cookies. Embedded content (such as YouTube videos) may contain third-party cookies. By clicking "Accept," you consent to the placement of third-party cookies.

You can delete the cookies via your browser settings. There you can also set the type of cookies that are placed on your computer. Most cookies have an expiration date. This means that after a certain period of time they will automatically expire and no longer record any data about your site visit. You can also choose to delete cookies manually via your browser settings.

Agreements with third parties regarding cookies

We have made agreements with third parties who place cookies about the use of the cookies and applications. Nevertheless, SURF does not have full control over what the providers of these applications do with the cookies when they read them out. You can read more about these applications and how they deal with cookies in the privacy statements of these parties (please note that these can change regularly).

Types of cookies on

Functional Cookies

Our website uses a number of functional cookies, which ensure that the website functions correctly:

  • cookieconsent_status: necessary to store what your cookie preference is and is valid for 12 months

Analytical and tracking cookies

SURF uses the open source web statistics package to track statistics. This allows us to see how visitors use the SURF website and provides us with information that we can use to improve the website.

By using, SURF and process data from visitors. The collected data is stored in Sweden (EEG) in an encrypted environment. is also set to automatically anonymize the IP address of the website visitor: the last 9 digits of the IP address are not stored or displayed. When your browser is set not to be tracked, Matomo will not collect data from your visit. SURF does not use cookies to identify visitors, but only to improve the website.

SURF places the following Piwik cookies on your computer

Social media buttons

The social media buttons on are links to the relevant social networks.

Modification of cookie statement

SURF reserves the right to make changes to this cookie statement. We advise you to consult this cookie statement regularly, so that you are aware of any changes.

Privacy Statement

. There you can read how we handle your personal data, how we secure your data and what rights you have with respect to your data.

General contact details

Moreelsepark 48
3511 EP Utrecht
 +31 88 787 30 00

This cookie statement was last updated on June 17, 2021.