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Cookie & privacy policy 


ERNICA cookie and privacy policy

This website is maintained by the ERNICA coordinating office at the Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, and developed and hosted by Wix, web development company Tel Aviv, Israel. ERNICA respects your privacy and protects your data. We treat the personal information you give us confidentially. ERNICA will not sell or rent your information to third parties. 

Use of cookies: 

The ERNICA website ( uses cookies. Cookies are small files that are placed on a device when visiting a website. Some cookies are essential for the functioning of the website – ‘Functional cookies’. For other ‘non-essential’ cookies it is necessary to obtain the user’s permission. Non-essential cookies can be individually accepted or declined. This applies to the following two types of cookies: 


(1) Analytical cookies 
Analytical cookies allow us to use the service ‘Google Analytics’, a web analytics service provided by Google. The version of Google Analytics in use (‘Universal Analytics’) uses cookies to measure our website user interactions (See link: Data privacy and security information can be found here: 
You can opt-out of having your site activity available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on: 
ERNICA uses the website use reports generated by Google Analytics for monitoring, website evaluation and website improvement purposes. The website use reports may also be used for internal and external publications. 


(2) Marketing cookies 
Marketing (/tracking) cookies are cookies that are used to track your visit to a website for advertising or marketing purposes. does not place or use tracking cookies. In certain parts of the website, websites of third parties may place tracking cookies (e.g via an embedded YouTube video) and ERNICA has no influence on the use of these cookies. 


Deleting cookies 
After visiting the website you can manually delete the cookies stored on your device. You can do this by adjusting your internet browser settings. 

Third party services 

The ERNICA website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by ERNICA. ERNICA has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. ERNICA shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit. 


ERNICA newsletter using Mailchimp 

Distribution of the ERNICA newsletter using mailchimp is done in accordance with Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council. More information on Mailchimp’s data privacy can be found here: 

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of a newsletter or by sending an e-mail to 


Modification of terms 

The ERNICA coordinating office reserves the right to modify these terms at any time. By continuing to use the ERNICA website after modification, you agree to adhere to the revised terms. 


Contact us 

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact 

If you would like to be removed from the ERNICA contact database please contact the ERNICA coordinating office at 

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