a. What is a cookie?
This website makes use of the following type of cookies:
1. Permanent cookies
Permanent cookies allow us to recognise you when you visit our website. This means that the website can be adjusted specifically according to your preferences. When you have given permission to place cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie. This means that you do not need to keep on repeating your preferences, which saves you time and makes your use of the website more pleasant (e.g. your language selection is remembered). You can always delete permanent cookies via your browser settings.
2. Session cookies
With the help of session cookies, we can see which parts of the website you have visited. This means that we can customise our services as much as possible to the surfing behaviour of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your browser.
3. Tracking cookies
With your permission, we install a cookie on your devices, which can then be requested when you visit a page from our network. Based on the information about your surfing behaviour that we receive, we can customise the content that is shown to you to make it as relevant as possible.
4. Tracking cookies of our advertisers
With your permission, our advertisers install tracking cookies on your devices. They use these cookies to keep track of which pages you visit, in order to create a profile of your online surfing behaviour.
5. Google Analytics
Via our website a cookie of the American company Google is installed; this forms part of the Analytics service. We use this service to receive reports on how our visitors use the website. Google is allowed to transfer this information to third parties in case they are legally obliged to do so or if these third parties process this information on behalf of Google. We have no control over this whatsoever.
We have given Google permission to use the Analytics information for other services by Google.
The information that Google collects is anonymised as much as possible. The information is stored by Google on servers that are located in the European Union and/or the United States. Google has undertaken to comply with the principles of the US Privacy Shield programme of the United States Commerce Department, stipulating that an adequate data protection level needs to be guaranteed.
6. Social Media
Our website includes several buttons that allow users to promote or share our web pages on the various social media network sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn etc. These buttons work via codes, which make sure that cookies can be installed. In this respect, we advise you to read the privacy policies of the different social networks, in particular the parts stipulating what they do with the personal data that they receive through cookies. These policies are updated regularly.
The information that is collected is anonymised as much as possible. The information is stored on servers that are located in the European Union and/or the United States. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn have undertaken to comply with the principles of the US Privacy Shield programme of the United States Commerce Department, stipulating that an adequate data protection level needs to be guaranteed.
b. Managing and deleting cookies