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Cookie and privacy policy

This website is maintained by the ERNICA coordinating office at the Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, and developed and hosted by W3S Digital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


ERNICA respects your privacy and protects your data. We treat the personal information you give us confidentially. ERNICA will not sell or rent your information to third parties. 

Use of cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small files that are placed on a device when visiting a website. Some cookies are essential for the functioning of the website – ‘Functional cookies’. For other ‘non-essential’ cookies it is necessary to obtain the user’s permission. Non-essential cookies can be individually accepted or declined. This applies to the following two types of cookies: 

Analytical cookies 

Analytical cookies allow us to use the service ‘Google Analytics’, a web analytics service provided by Google. The version of Google Analytics in use (‘Universal Analytics’) uses cookies to measure our website user interactions (See link: Data privacy and security information can be found here: 

You can opt-out of having your site activity available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on: 

ERNICA uses the website use reports generated by Google Analytics for monitoring, website evaluation and website improvement purposes. The website use reports may also be used for internal and external publications. Universal Analytics will stop collecting new data on 1st July 2023, and may be replaced with Google Analytics version 4. 

Marketing cookies 

Marketing (/tracking) cookies are cookies that are used to track your visit to a website for advertising or marketing purposes. This website does not place or use tracking cookies. In certain parts of the website, websites of third parties may place tracking cookies (e.g via an embedded YouTube video) and ERNICA has no influence on the use of these cookies. 

Deleting cookies 

After visiting this website, you can manually delete the cookies stored on your device. You can do this by adjusting your internet browser settings. 

Third party services 

This website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by ERNICA. ERNICA has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. ERNICA shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit. 

Modification of terms 

The ERNICA coordinating office reserves the right to modify these terms at any time. By continuing to use the ERNICA website after modification, you agree to adhere to the revised terms. 

Contact us 

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact 

If you would like to be removed from the ERNICA contact database please contact the ERNICA coordinating office at 

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