Privacy and cookie policy

Privacy

We respect the privacy of visitors to Stichting HIV Monitoring’s website and take the utmost care to ensure that any personal information made available to us is treated confidentially.

We respect the privacy of visitors to Stichting HIV Monitoring’s website and take the utmost care to ensure that any personal information made available to us is treated confidentially. Processing of personal information is carried out according to the requirements set out by the General Data Protection Regulation

If you fill out a contact or subscription form on the website or send us an email, the information that you provide in the form or email will be stored for as long as is required to adequately process the request, depending on the nature of the form or email.

Any personal information that you may provide will never be passed on to other parties.

Right to access, request correction, and object
You are entitled to access your personal data and request correction or removal of your personal data if you have a relationship with SHM. Such requests must be submitted to SHM’s data protection officer in writing.

Website visits
When you visit SHM’s website, a session cookie is stored. This is an essential cookie necessary for the system to function. No privacy-sensitive information is stored, visitors are not followed, and nothing is shared with third parties. The cookies are removed when the browser is closed.

The American company Google places non-essential cookies through SHM’s website as part of its Google Analytics service. SHM uses this service to monitor and obtain reports on how visitors use the website. For example, SHM can see which pages are visited most frequently and which pages are never viewed. This allows us to adapt the content of the website to better suit our visitor’s need. The information collected by Google is anonymised as far as possible. In particular, your IP address cannot be identified. Google can make the information it collects available to third parties if legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the data on behalf of Google. SHM has no influence on this.

Newsletters
We regularly send out electronic newsletters in which we inform those with an interest in SHM about SHM-related news. Your email address will only be added to the list of subscribers with your explicit consent. Each newsletter contains a link through which you can unsubscribe. The list of newsletter subscribers will not be shared with third parties.

SHM and other websites
SHM’s website contains links to a number of other websites. SHM is not responsible for the way in which websites not owned by SHM handle your information. If possible, we recommend that you always read the privacy policy for any site you may visit. 

Questions
Should you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, please contact our privacy officer at the following address:

Data Protection Officer
Stichting HIV Monitoring
Academisch Medisch Centrum - Universiteit van Amsterdam
Meibergdreef 9
1105 AZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands.

 Email: hiv.monitoring@amc.uva.nl

Amendments
SHM reserves the right to amend this privacy policy. 

Cookies

This website uses cookies. The main reason for using cookies is to optimise Stichting HIV Monitoring’s website and make it more user-friendly. 

Cookie legislation
This website uses cookies. The main reason for using cookies is to optimise Stichting HIV Monitoring’s (SHM’s) website and make it more user-friendly. 

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer by a website server. Cookies cannot be executed as programmes or used to place a virus on your computer. Cookies are unique for each user and can only be read by a server in the domain from which the cookie originated.

As of 5 June 2012, Dutch legislation permits the use of an opt-in policy for non-essential cookies. Non-essential cookies are those that are not essential to enable a user to visit a website. When visiting SHM’s website, you will be informed of the use of cookies.

Non-essential cookies        
SHM’s website uses the services of Google Analytics to analyse how visitors use the website and to create reports on website activity. This information is very important to SHM as it allows us to optimise and improve the user-friendliness of the website. To gather information, Google uses non-essential cookies. The information collected by Google is anonymised as far as possible. In particular, your IP address cannot be identified. Read more about Google Analytics’ privacy policy.

Essential cookies
SHM’s website makes use of an essential (session) cookie. Legislation on cookies does not require SHM to seek permission for the use of essential cookies. Visitors are informed of the use of these cookies in the statement that appears when first visiting the website.

More information
Follow this link to read more about SHM's privacy policy.