Cookie Policy — Teylers Museum

Cookie Policy

Teylers Museum makes use of cookies for this website. Read more about the use, blocking and deleting of cookies.

Teylers Museum makes use of cookies for this website. Cookies are small, simple text files your computer receives when you visit our website. Read more about the use, blocking and deleting of cookies.

Cookie statement

When delivering their services, Teylers Museum makes use of cookies. A cookies is a small data file that is stored either on your computer's hard disk, or in your browser's session data. The session cookie contains no personal information whatsoever. Its sole purpose is to make the site easier for you to use.

Types of cookies

Teylers Museum uses two types of cookies:

  • Functional cookies
    Some cookies are essential to the smooth operation of our website. Without these cookies (or parts of) the website would not work. Such cookies are placed without permission from the website user. We use these cookies to remember your preferences. For example for remembering which of our web shop's products you have placed in your shopping cart, if you leave our website and return at a later time. We also use this method to remeber your language preference.

  • Other types of cookies
    Apart from functional cookies, we use cookies to keep web statistics (Google Analytics) up-to-date. This is information about, for example, how many vistors visit the webbsite, which pages they look at, where they come from and what they click on, as well as which browser and screen resolution they are. This information cannot be traced back to an individual user. Teylers Museum also makes use of social media techniques by which it becomes easy to share pages with your friends and followers. To this end, we harness the capabilities of Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Teylers Museum cannot manipulate the cookies that these social media platforms use. In some cases Teylers Museum makes use of tracking cookies to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.

Blocking cookies

It is of course, quite possible to block cookies. Most web browsers can be set to reject cookies, or to notify when you receive a cookie. The menu options used to create these settings vary from one browser to another (Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Chrome, etc.). You should be aware that some parts of the Teylers Museum website will not operate properly, if at all, if you block cookies.

Delete cookies retrospectively

After visiting you can opt to delete cookies from your computer. The menu options to do this vary from one browser to another. Please consult a search query in a search engine to find out how to delete cookies retrospectively from the browser you are using.