At AMS-IX, we believe in being clear and open about how we collect and use data. In the spirit of transparency, this cookie policy provides information about our use of cookies when you visit our website You should read this policy so you understand what types of cookies we use when you visit, the information we collect with these cookies and how that information is used. By visiting you agree that we can use cookies in accordance with this policy.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a file which contains a small amount of information. It is placed on the device you use to visit a website, either by the webserver or a third party, in order to enable the website’s features and –functionality. For example, cookies enable AMS-IX to identify your device and secure your access to the website.

What type of cookies do we use and why?

Cookies can be in the form of session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer or device when you close your web browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date. For the website AMS-IX uses the following session cookie type:

  • Analytical/performance cookies: These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our websites and to see how visitors move around when they are using it. This data helps us improve our website to offer visitors a better browsing experience.
  • Google analytics: this session based cookie helps AMS-IX keep track of the use of the More-IP website: which pages are visited and how long do visitors stay there. This data helps us improve our website to offer visitors a better browsing experience. The cookies set by Google because of this do not contain or collect personal identifiable information[1].
  • AddThis: this gives the website visitors the opportunity to easily share details with regard to the More-IP event via selected social media. The session based cookie that is set by AddThis does not directly identify an individual and is designed to identify the devices used by the website’s visitors.

Next to this third party cookies are set by:

How do we use these cookies?

Cookies set by AMS-IX on do not contain any information that personally identifies you. The third party cookies do set not contain or collect any personal identifiable information either.

How do you block cookies?

Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies. You can block our cookies in the settings of your web browser by refusing the setting of all or some cookies. You can find out more about cookies and how to delete and control them on . You can also check the help-pages in your browser. If you do block cookies set by AMS-IX, certain functions of the website might not work properly.

How can AMS-IX change the Cookie Policy?

We may update this policy from time to time because of changes in technology, legislation and/or regulatory authorities’ guidance. Please check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

[1] Our use of Google Analytics is configured in a privacy friendly way, in line with a recommendation of the Dutch Data Protection Authority

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