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Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

We use cookies on the website. Cookies are small text files that can be stored on your computer when you visit websites. Information is stored in this text file, such as your language preference for a website. When you visit the website again later, this cookie is sent to the website again. In this way the website recognizes your browser and your language preference can be remembered. That way you don’t have to make a language choice every time.

Why are cookies useful?

Cookies are there to promote the proper functioning of a website, as cited in the example about the language choice. Another example is: a shopping basket that keeps track of your purchases while shopping online. Another example is: automatically filling in / completing data in a form.

Which cookies are used and for what purposes?

4 types of cookies are used on the website:

  1. cookies for essential purposes/li>
  2. cookies for functional purposes
  3. cookies for analytical purposes/li>
  4. cookies for marketing purposes

 

Essential cookies

DThis means that these cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of this website. You cannot refuse these cookies if you want to use our website.

Functional cookies

These cookies keep the information of your choices and preferences on a website.

Analytical cookies

Cookies that collect information about the behavior of website visitors and the performance of the website. Based on the results, the website can be improved and visitors get a better user experience.

1. We use Google Analytics: A cookie is placed on our website from the American company Google, as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to keep track of and get reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so, or insofar as third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. We have no influence on this. We have / have not allowed Google to use the analytics information obtained for other Google services.

The information that Google collects is made anonymous as much as possible. Your IP address is explicitly not given. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google adheres to the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

2. Social media: Our website contains buttons to promote (“like”) or share (“tweet”) web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work with pieces of code that come from Facebook or Twitter itself. Cookies are placed through this code. We have no influence on that. Read the privacy statement of Facebook or Twitter (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.

The information they collect is made anonymous as much as possible. The information is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ + adhere to the Safe Harbor principles and are affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies track the surfing behavior of website visitors, on the basis of which a user profile is compiled that makes the browsing experience of a visitor more personal.

Permanent vs. temporary cookies

In addition to the types of cookies above, we also make a distinction between permanent and session cookies.

Permanent cookies

These cookies are stored on your computer for a certain time (depending on how this is set), they remain even after you have closed your browser.

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These cookies are deleted as soon as you close your browser. They only apply to the current session and are also called session cookies.

How are cookies stored?

Cookies are saved when you accept the cookies, and therefore give permission to save them. This is done by clicking on the button for approval / acceptance. In addition, there is also the option to refuse this by clicking on the refuse button.

How can I adjust the cookie settings and how do I delete them?

More information about switching on and off and removing cookies can be found in the instructions and / or with the help function of your browser. If you want to know which cookies are placed on your device or if you wish to delete them, you can use a setting in your browser for this. You can find more information about how to do this via the links below.

Firefox:
https://support.mozilla.org/nl/kb/cookies-verwijderen-gegevens-wissen-websites-opgeslagen

Chrome:
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647

Internet Explorer:
https://support.microsoft.com/nl-be/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies