Cookie statement

We want this cookie statement to ensure that you are as fully informed as possible about which cookies we use and for what purposes.


Our website uses various types of cookies. It is important to us that you retain oversight of your online privacy. We want this cookie statement to ensure that you are as fully informed as possible about which cookies we use and for what purposes.

The Anne Frank House’s privacy statement gives further information about how to contact us and how we use personal information.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are put onto your computer, tablet or mobile phone by a website when you visit it. Their purpose is to remember particular relevant information about you. When you use websites administered directly by the Anne Frank House, including but not limited to the domain (hereafter the ‘Website’), your preferences are saved as cookies. An example of preferences is your choice of language on the Website.

Cookies are installed as soon as you visit the Website, unless you have adjusted your personal browser settings to automatically refuse them.

The Anne Frank House uses so-called functionality cookies, which improve your experience of the Website as a visitor, and cookies that are used to collect statistics about visitor numbers, so that we can further improve the Website in the future.

Types of cookies

We use the following types of cookies:

- Necessary cookies

Necessary or essential cookies are needed to run the Website.

- Functionality cookies

These are cookies that ensure the smooth working of the Website. These may, for example, be used to:

  • Remember your login details
  • Ensure the safety of your login details
  • Ensure the uniformity of the Website’s layout
  • Performance and analytical cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website. We collect this data to improve the content of the Website, to adapt the content to the wishes of visitors, and to improve the experience of using the Website. Google Analytics is an example of this.

- Social media cookies

The Website may apply so-called embedded elements from third parties, such as but not limited to YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. These are used to integrate social media on the Website via plug-ins.

- Other cookies

These are cookies outside any of the above-named categories. They are, for instance, used to carry out web analysis to optimise the Website.

Opting out of cookies

You can manage cookies through your browser settings. You can configure your browser to block, de-activate or delete cookies and similar technological devices. You should be aware that opting out of cookies may mean some graphic elements may no longer display properly, and some functions may be disabled. The Anne Frank House does everything necessary to ensure that the Website works smoothly. However, some elements of the Website require the use of cookies.

The following hyperlinks give more information about opting out of cookies through your browser settings.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge

Google Chrome




If you have any questions about the cookies we use, please contact us at

This cookie statement will be updated as soon as the Website undergoes any modification or legislation regarding the use of cookies changes.

Last revised: 25 May 2018