We or our service providers may use cookies (small files that are placed on the hard disk of your computer) or web beacons (electronic images placed in the code of a web page) on some of our web pages. More information about the use of cookies and web beacons by HumanFirstIVF can be found below.

Why does HumanFirstIVF use cookies and web beacons?

Web pages have no memory. A visitor who surfs from page to page within the website is always seen as a new visitor by the web server. Cookies ensure that a website keeps recognizing your browser. Web beacons actually do virtually the same as cookies.

How does use cookies? uses different cookies for different purposes. Below you will find an overview of the types of cookies that we place and the associated purposes. Technical cookies, to be able to offer and let it function, to create an account, to log in and to detect fraud with your account. Functional cookies, to remember your preferences and to keep you logged in at your request. Analysis cookies, to understand how our visitors use (parts of), so that we can improve the website and connect the website as well as possible to what visitors find interesting and important.

How does HumanFirstIVF use web beacons?

We can collaborate with other companies that place web beacons on our websites. These service providers help with the functioning of our websites, for example by collecting anonymous statistics and analyzes about the sites. These companies are contractually obliged to use the information they collect only to provide us with these services and not to use them for our own purposes.

Google and Mediaplex include our service providers who use web beacons. These companies are contractually obliged to use the information they collect only to provide us with these services.

External content on may not contain web beacons. If you think that an offer collects personal information, you can report this by contacting customer support at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How long do the cookies of remain active? uses session cookies and permanent cookies. Most cookies are session cookies. This means that they are automatically removed from your hard drive when you end your session (ie when you log out or close your web browser). The permanent cookies have a different life span, varying from 90 days to a few years. You can delete the permanent cookies via your browser settings.

Does use cookies from third parties?

Yes, cookies can be placed by third parties via This concerns analysis cookies. Parties may not place cookies without permission from HumanFirstIVF. Third parties that place cookies via HumanFirstIVF for analysis and advertising purposes include: DoubleClick and Google.

What can I do if I do not want (certain) cookies?

You can indicate via the settings of your browser (for example Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Mozilla or Chrome) whether and, if so, which cookies you accept. It varies per browser where these institutions are located. Through the 'help' function of your browser you can find out the exact location and working method. Please note that if you refuse (certain) cookies, you may not be able to make full use of the functionalities of our website! You can also activate the 'do not track' functionality in your browser. Finally, you can indicate via that you do not wish to receive cookies from advertising companies. The refusal of cookies does not mean that you will no longer receive advertisements. You will still see ads in your browser, but they are no longer tailored to your needs and preferences