Cookie Statement

University of Amsterdam websites of which the URLs end in (hereafter: 'UvA', 'we' or 'us') store information and access information on the peripheral equipment of users via cookies and comparable technologies ('cookies'). These are small files that are stored on your computer. The aim of these cookies help us respond to your needs when using this website.

The LAB42 website uses functional cookies and performance cookies to optimise the user experience. Third parties can also place cookies (tracking cookies) that can be used to track internet behaviour. Based on the provisions on cookies in the Telecommunications Act, the UvA hereby informs you about the cookies used by its LAB42 website, their function and retention period:

Functional cookies

Name: kirby_session 


Category: Session Data 

Purpose: This cookie is used to preserve data across requests. It's about authentication and security checks in order to prevent SPAM bots to fill in forms. Each session has a session ID that generally gets stored in a cookie in the visitor's browser. 

Expire: 1 hour or when the user closes the website. 

Name: player / vuid / __cf_bm (only being placed when playing a Vimeo video) 


Category: Tracking 


Expire: 1 year

Additional cookies

User Interaction Tracking: 

These cookies monitor user interactions on the website, such as which pages they visit, how long they stay, and the paths they take through the site.

Behavior Analysis:

They help in understanding user behavior, like which content they interact with most and which buttons they click.

Specific Information Collected

IP Address:

GTM collects users' IP addresses, but they are anonymized to protect user privacy.

Browser Details:

Information about which browser the user is using (e.g., Chrome, Firefox) is collected.

Device Information:

Details about the user's device, such as whether they're on a mobile device or desktop, are gathered.

Session Data:

Information like how long a user stays on the site and the number of pages they visit in a session is tracked.

Agreeing to the use of cookies

You are informed about the use of these cookies when you first visit the website. By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to the use of these cookies as stated in this cookie statement. 

Some cookies are set and collected by third parties. We refer you to the information these third parties provide about these cookies on their own websites:

This information is regularly subject to changes, the UvA has no influence over this. Please consult this page regularly for the latest version.

In addition, this site uses other cookies that are necessary to provide the required service or which are used to communicate with the user (including session cookies and performance cookies that collect data for statistical purposes). These cookies can be used without providing prior information or requesting prior permission.

You can disable and remove cookies via your browser. More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found by using the ‘Help’ function of your browser. Please note that if you block, disable or delete cookies you may not be able to use all the features of this website. If you have questions about the UvA’s use of cookies on this website, you can contact us using the details below.

Complete overview

See the complete list of cookies as of 1 November 2023. This list will be updated periodically.

List of cookies


If you have any questions about this cookie statement you can send them to the following postal or email address, mentioning 'Cookies' as the subject:

University of Amsterdam P.O. Box 19268 1000 WX Amsterdam The Netherlands