Declaration of privacy

As a visitor of this website you would probably like to be informed about how we handle your personal information. On this page you will find more information regarding this topic.

This page also provides details about our cookie policy. Giving you this information is mandatory since on the 5th of June 2012 a new telecommunications law came into force in the Netherlands. This law obliges all companies to inform the visitors of their website about their cookie policy, but also in some cases, to explicitly ask permission for using them.

Declaration of privacy

The Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festivalhandles the data of website visitors with care. If situations do come up where personal data will be saved, our organization honors the Law of protection of personal data.

Cookie policy

What’s a cookie?

A cookie is a small textual file, which is placed on your computer when you visit a website. In this textual file, information is saved. This saved information can be recognized by the website which placed the cookie when you visit it again. Some cookies are necessary in order to let websites function properly and some cookies are beneficial for the visitor as well. For example, a cookie remembers in which language you prefer to view a website. Other cookies can be used by a company’s site to track your actions on the internet. It can remember which pages you’ve viewed for example.

Do companies need to ask permission for all types of cookies?

The answer is no. A website can place a cookie on your computer without permission, but only if this cookie is necessary in order for the website to function properly. If a cookie is necessary for a service to work, which you requested yourself, then the website also doesn’t have to ask permission to place it. For example, when you want to buy something from a webshop and you are in the check out phase, the website needs to place a cookie in order for you to be able to buy what you want to buy and it doesn’t need to ask permission to place it.

These cookies are called functional cookies.

Which type of cookies does the website of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival use?

Our website uses functional cookies and analytical cookies, which give us information about the use of our website by visitors. We use this information to improve our website. When you visit our webshop and buy something, the website also has to place a cookie in order to let it function properly