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Thecookies that we useare safe:they do not haveaccess to personalinformation on your computerand cannot damage orinfect your device withviruses.The cookies do not gather personalinformationabout you in any way.The informationthat we collectthrough cookieshelps usto identifyany errors or enables you to enjoy specific services.
What type of cookies are used on this website?
Weconsult theuser statisticsofourwebsite throughGoogleAnalytics.For this purpose,some cookies are loaded whenyou visit the website. Through thesetracking cookies we cansee how many users visit our websiteand we can collect some demographic information(egcountry of origin).
Weshow somesocial mediabuttons on thenewsitems andintheonline calendar of the website. These are loadedwith the help ofanumber ofcookies.Thesebuttonsallowyou tospread these messagesfurther throughyour personalsocial mediachannel.
Logging on as UGent-user
When you logon the website, a temporarycookieis used.Using thiscookieyou are be recognizedas aregistereduserfor the duration ofyour visit tothe website.This cookie isdeletedat the end ofthe session.
How can you avoid using cookies?
We usecookiesto manage statistics andto improve or facilitateyour visit to ourwebsite.We thereforerecommend that youkeepcookies enabled inyourbrowser.
If youprefer notto, you canpermanentlyortemporarily disablethecookies using the options menu ofyourweb browser. More info on Aboutcookies.org