Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Deltares places cookies at your device when you visit this website.  Cookies are simple and small files containing an identity code. Along with the pages of our website, these small files get sent to your electronic device (hereinafter “device”). These cookies are then stored on the browser or hard drive of your browsing device. When you next visit our website, the code is retrieved, allowing us to distinguish you from another user and provide a browsing experience that is unique to you. Cookies cannot boot your device or the files on your device, and cookies will not cause harm to your device.

There are two types of cookies; session cookies, which are removed by your browser when the browser is closed, and permanent cookies, which remain stored on your device even after your browser is closed.

Declining the use of cookies

Most browsers allow you to prevent the browser from accepting certain cookies, have the browser require your consent before a new cookie is stored, or block cookies altogether by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser’s privacy preferences menu. You can find out more about cookies and how to delete and control them on or click help in your browser menu. (To avoid receiving cookies on the browser of your mobile device, you will need to refer to its user manual.)

Which cookies are used

This website of Deltares uses functional cookies and analytical cookies in an anonymous mode. Functional cookies are used as necessary for the technical functionality of the services on this websites. For instance, in order to display information that is specifically intended for you, when you log on to the website.

Analytical cookies measure your and other visitor’s use of this website to gather performance data of our website, so that the quality, effectiveness and performance of our website can be improved. Deltares uses the analytical cookies of American company Google Inc., named ‘Google Analytics’, to gain insights to visitor statistics of the use of this website.

Through Google Analytics, cookies are used to collect information on how visitors use our website, for purposes of compiling reports and improving the website. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form. As a supplier of this service, Google can use the information obtained through the cookies for its own products and services. Google may pass this information on to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of and on behalf of Google. This website has no influence on this. For more information, please see the Google Analytics’ Privacy Overview and Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites.

Youtube cookies

Webpages from this website may contain video content from YouTube. When you visit a page with a YouTube video or click to watch the video, YouTube may want to place cookies on your computer. Deltares cannot determine the settings of these cookies. Visit the YouTube video information page for more information.

Social media cookies

You can share information from this website via social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. For this, a number of special buttons have been added to the website. When you click on a social media button, the social media website places a website-transcending social media cookie on your device. Through the cookie, the social media party recognizes your IP address and thus its own user, making it possible for the users logged into this social media to share information or videos directly.

For the cookies that the social media parties place and the data they collect with them, we refer to the statements that these parties provide on their own websites.