What cookies does Government.nl use?
Tracking cookies follow users across different websites. Government.nl does not use tracking cookies. As a result, it does not support the Do Not Track (DNT) web browser feature. Government.nl complies with Dutch law.
Cookies for statistics and analytics
These types of cookies do not affect your privacy. That is why they are exempt from the rules on cookies in the Telecommunications Act. This means Government.nl does not request permission from visitors to use these cookies.
Government.nl makes use of web statistics. For this purpose, it uses the open-source web analytics platform Piwik. Government.nl analyses data collected via Piwik so that it can better meet visitors’ needs. Government.nl does not use the data for any purpose other than improving the website. The table below shows the cookies used for web statistics.
|Cookie_pk_id||Is a user new to the site or a repeat visitor?|
|Cookie _pk_ses||Which pages were visited?|
|Cookie _pk_ref||What site did the user come from?|
Government.nl sometimes asks visitors to complete an online survey. In this case the ‘surveystatus’ cookie is used. This shows whether a visitor has completed the survey. The cookies used are listed in the table below.
|Cookie _pk_cvar||Was the user invited to complete the online survey during their visit?|
|Cookie surveyvisittime||How long did they stay on the site?|
|Cookie surveystatus||Did the user complete the online survey on Government.nl?|