Types of cookies
The Rijksmuseum uses two types of cookies:
Some cookies are essential to the smooth operation of our website. We use these cookies to remember your preferences. For example, these include cookies that, once you have logged in, help the site to recognize you on future occasions. This means that you do not need to re-enter your password each time you visit the site. These cookies have other uses, such as remembering which of our web shop’s products you have placed in your shopping cart, if you leave our website and return at a later time. We also use this method to remember your language preference.
Other types of cookies
It is, of course, quite possible to block cookies. Most web browsers can be set to reject cookies, or to notify you when you receive a cookie. The menu options used to create these settings vary from one browser to another. You should be aware that some parts of the Rijksmuseum website will not operate properly, if at all, if you block cookies. The menu options used to deactivate cookies vary from one browser to another.
Delete cookies retrospectively
After visiting rijksmuseum.nl you can opt to delete cookies from your computer. The menu options used to do this vary from one browser to another.