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Cookie Policy

INTRODUCTION
American School of The Hague may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies when you visit our website www.ash.nl including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected to (collectively, the “Site”) to help customize the Site and improve your experience. 

American School of The Hague reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookie Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon publishing the updated Cookie Policy, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification. 

You are encouraged to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Cookie Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Cookie Policy is posted. 

If you have any questions regarding this policy or data protection at American School of the The Hague please contact the Data Protection Officer, DPO@ash.nl.

COOKIES
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. The Site may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. 

American School of The Hague respects your right to privacy so you can choose not to allow [some types of] cookies. If you consent to the use of cookies, you are free to change your mind at any time.  You can click on the different category headings to find out more and change your preferences however, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the Site and the services we are able to offer. [NOTE: On the website there should be an option to activate or deactivate each category of cookie by a control panel]

CONTROL OF COOKIES
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default, however, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site. 

For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies, or visit the following links:

Apple Safari
Google Chrome
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Opera
Android (Chrome) 
Blackberry
iPhone or iPad (Chrome)
iPhone or iPad (Safari)

USE OF COOKIES

Functional cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site and to facilitate its use. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into the secure areas of our Site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services and cookies that remember your preferred settings with regard to the use of our Site (for example, your choice of language or region) and greet you by name.

Analytical/performance cookies
These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. 

Google Analytics
The Site uses cookies from Google Analytics. These cookies (“_ga”, “_gat” and “_gid”) keep track of general visiting 
information, such as the pages most frequently visited. The object is to optimise the layout of the Site and the information 
presented on it.

RETENTION 
American School of The Hague retains cookies for as long as needed for their purpose.

PRIVACY POLICY
For more information about how we use the information collected by cookies and other tracking technologies, please refer to our Privacy Policy on the Site. This Cookie Policy is part of our Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy.

CONTACT US
If you have questions or comments about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at: dpo@ash.nl

Data Protection Officer 
American School of The Hague
Rijksstraatweg 200
2241BX Wassenaar
+31 70 511 24 00

The American School of The Hague reserves the right to make changes to this policy at any time in accordance with applicable legislation and regulations. Please check this webpage from time to time to see whether any changes have been made.