Cookie statement

In order for the website to function properly, The Dutch Maritime Network uses cookies. Cookies are small text files. Our website stores these files on your computer. By using cookies, our website recognizes your computer during a follow-up visit to our website. This way we can make your visit to as informative and relevant as possible.


Which cookies do we use?


Functional cookies

These cookies are necessary to retain settings or preferences during a visit to the website or for a subsequent visit. By placing cookies, our website can ‘remember’ your preferences. Without cookies, you will be asked the same questions every time you visit.


Analytical cookies

When you visit the website, these cookies record which pages you view, in which order and for how long. Using these analytical cookies web statistics are created. These web statistics can help to better tailor the website to visitors. This way we can serve you even better.


The Dutch Maritime Network uses Google Analytics as a measuring instrument for analytical cookies. This measuring instrument uses IP addresses to measure information about, for example, the number of unique visitors.


When using Google Analytics cookies, we follow the recommendations of the Dutch Data Protection Authority:

  • We have concluded a processor agreement with Google Inc. which states that Google must handle the cookie information with care.
  • In the context of data minimization, we have chosen to encode the last octet of IP addresses.
  • We do not use other Google services in combination with the Google Analytics cookies.
  • Personal information is not stored or used.
  • We never share information from Google Analytics cookies with third parties.
  • The following features are disabled in the “Share data with Google” function:
    • Google products and services;
    • Technical support;
    • Account specialists;
    • Google sellers/sales experts


The functional and analytical cookies are not privacy sensitive. The cookies do not contain any personal data. We can therefore not use the cookies to recognize you personally. Also, these cookies cannot be used to recognize you on other websites. We only use the anonymous data to improve the website. We do not share the data with third parties.


Tracking cookies

These cookies save your interests. These cookies only serve the purpose of being able to offer you other relevant information, for example in e-mail communication. If you do not accept these cookies, you will not be contacted. More specifically, the browser type is saved to see which browser types are used, so that web pages are optimized if necessary, to be displayed properly.


Social media

Our website contains buttons from Twitter and Linkedin. With these buttons pages can be shared on social media. Social media collect information via the code of these buttons, even before you press the button. We have no influence on that. With these cookies, social media makes it possible for advertisers to find you. Read the privacy statement of Twitter and Linkedin regularly to see what happens to your data collected via these cookies.


How can I view, correct or delete my data?

To view, correct or delete your personal data please send an email to:


How can I disable or delete cookies?

Do you not want The Dutch Maritime Network to place cookies on your computer? Then you need to adjust your browser settings. You will then receive a warning before cookies are placed. The browser settings can be used, for example, to block cookies completely or only those from certain websites. Most browsers also offer the option to block only third-party cookies. You can also delete cookies that have already been placed.


The procedure for deleting or blocking cookies depends on the specific browser you are using. For more information about cookie settings, please refer to the help menu of your browser.


You can find out more about how to delete cookies on the most commonly used browsers by following the appropriate link below:


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