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Like many websites, we use small files called cookies to help to provide the best possible online experience for you.


Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are placed on your computer, tablet or smartphone, by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site, for example, remembering your preferences, recording  and counting the number of people looking at a website. We use cookies and similar technologies to provide you with a functional website and to give you a more personalised service.

There are many different types of cookie. They are each used for different purposes. The reasons for Science Park University of Antwerp using different types of cookies are described below.


A visit to a page on the Science Park University Antwerp website, may generate the following types of cookie:

Science Park University of Antwerp uses both cookies for functional and analytical purposes. These cookies serve only to improve the user experience of the visitors of our website. Science Park University of Antwerp does not collect personal data via cookies.

The functional cookies (permanent and direct) on the website of the Science Park University of Antwerp register the preferences entered by the visitor (eg choice of language) and recognize the visitor when he visits the website again. The functional cookies have the advantage that the visitor does not have to enter his preferences every time, so that the website is easier to use. You can delete these functional cookies via the settings of the browser. At the bottom you will find how you can do this.

This website also uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”) for statistical purposes. Google Analytics itself uses cookies to analyze how visitors use the website of the Science Park University of Antwerp. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website of the Antwerp University Science Park (including your IP address, the time you visit the site, the type of browser you use, the pages you consult and the files you download ) is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to compile reports on website activity for the University of Antwerp Science Park. Google may not provide this information to third parties unless Google is legally obliged to do so. Google will not combine your IP address with other data held by Google. By using the website of Wetenschapspark Universiteit Antwerpen you consent to the processing of the information by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.

Google maintains the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce.

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Most Internet browsers are set up to automatically accept cookies.

Via the browser settings on your computer you can, however, delete already placed cookies and refuse the placing of new cookies. The way in which differs per browser. If necessary, consult the help function of your browser.

If you delete or refuse these cookies, you may not be able to use all the possibilities of the website of the Antwerp University Science Park.

Any questions?
Contact us via darwin@wetenschapsparkuantwerpen.be

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