Privacy Statement, Cookies and Cookielaw

The AUAS/HvA websites use ‘cookies’; small files stored on your computer.


Contact details of the controller:

Stichting Hogeschool van Amsterdam is the controller for the purposes of processing the personal data and special personal data of students1 and employees2 currently associated with Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, but also future or former students or employees, persons participating in research, and visitors. Contact details:
Stichting Hogeschool van Amsterdam
Wibautstraat 3b
1091 GB Amsterdam
(Postbus 1025, 1000 BA Amsterdam)

Data protection officer

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences has appointed a data protection officer, who ensures that personal data is processed in accordance with the applicable regulations. The data protection officer is registered with the Dutch Data Protection Authority.
The data protection officer can be reached at:


If you believe that AUAS has failed to observe privacy regulations and/or its privacy policy correctly, you can submit a complaint to the data protection officer. You can also do this if you are not satisfied with how your request or objection has been handled. Please submit your complaint by email to:
You can also submit a complaint to the Dutch DPA via its website .


Since the new Telecom Act went into effect on 1 June 2012, every website is required by law to inform the user about the nature of the cookies provided, and to request permission for their use. Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) is currently working on meeting this requirement.


Our website uses a cookie from the American company Google as part of its Google Analytics service. We use this service in order to monitor how our visitors use our website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so or if the third party is responsible for processing the information on the behalf of Google. AUAS/HvA has no influence on such provision. We have not given permission to Google to use the analytics information provided for any other Google services.
The information collected by Google is made as anonymous as possible.Your IP address is explicitly not included in the information provided. The information is stored on Google servers in the United States. Google adheres to the Safe Harbor principles and has joined the American Department of Commerce’s Safe Harbor programme. Among other issues, this guarantees a sufficient level of protection for the processing of any personal data present.


You can shut off these cookies via the browser. For instructions, see this explanation at .
Please note: If you refuse to use cookies and/or delete them, you may not be able to take full advantage of the options offered by the website. Refusing or deleting cookies also only has consequences for the computer and browser for which you have chosen these settings. If you use more than one computer and/or browser, then you must repeat the process described above as often as necessary.