Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer, tablet or telephone. On we may make use of cookies. They enable us to ensure that certain parts of the website operate properly. They also record the number of website visits. From this data we learn about the preferences of our readers and we can focus our content more closely on their needs.

We also use cookies for the purpose of retargeting. This involves the processing of personal data, such as your surfing behaviour and any preferences. If you have indicated interest in any part of our website this technique enables us to offer with relevant advertising and information from external websites (including Facebook and Google). We present these on the basis of an analysis of your previous click behaviour on, with the aid of a retargeting cookie. Where your consent is needed to place or read cookies, this will be requested before any such cookies are placed. You can always withdraw your consent by deleting the cookies.

We use Google Analytics cookies to compile reports as to how visitors use our website. We use this information to improve our website and programming. The data collated by Google is anonymized and not shared with any third party. In particular, your IP address is not included. This cookie will be deleted after a maximum period of 38 months; after which we need to ask your permission again. We have installed Google Analytics in privacy-friendly setting in accordance with the recommendations of the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

Switching off and deleting cookies
Most browsers' standard setting is to accept cookies. If you do not wish us to use cookies, you can switch them off in the settings menu of your internet browser (search with the ‘help’ tab if you can’t access the menu). You can also automatically delete cookies when you leave the website, or set your browser in such a way that no cookies are placed at all. This step you can only take yourself, since the cookies are placed on your computer. Therefore the cookies are only deleted from the particular hardware and the browser that you delete them from. You need to repeat the process for each telephone, tablet or pc. By switching off cookies, some parts of our site may not function properly or at all.

Pages and information you share on social media
You can share pages and information from our website on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. They use cookies for this purpose. They store the information they receive in this way on their own servers. The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra cannot influence what Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest do with the data they collate via these cookies. You can find out more information about this in their privacy statements.

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We make use of cookies. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer, tablet or telephone. In this way we ensure that our website works efficiently and that we can adapt our content to the interests of our visitors.
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