- To ensure that the website works properly and that you have an optimal user experience.
- To understand how many visitors visit our website and the pages they view.
- To make it possible to integrate social media into the website.
- To generate advertisements tailored to your needs.
Article 2: What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple small file that is sent with pages of this website and stored by the browser on your hard drive of your computer. The information stored in it can be sent back to our servers the next time you visit us. A cookie is a file with an ID (a series of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The identification is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies are small pieces of data stored in a visitor's browser. They are usually used to keep track of what settings users have selected and what actions they have taken on a site.
Cookies cannot be used to identify individuals; a cookie can only identify a machine. Cookies typically do not contain any information that identifies a user personally, but personal information we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained through cookies.
Article 3: Use of persistent cookies
With the help of a permanent cookie, we can recognise you when you visit our website again. This allows the website to be specially set to your preferences. We can also remember this by means of a cookie if you have given us permission to place cookies. This way you do not have to repeat your preferences each time you visit our website, saving you time and making it easier for you to use our website. Permanent cookies can be deleted via the settings of your browser.
Article 4: Use of session cookies
Using a session cookie, we can see which parts of the website you have viewed during this visit. This enables us to adapt our service as much as possible to the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Article 5: Google Analytics
Through our website, a cookie is placed by the company Google, as part of the 'Analytics' service. We use this service to keep track of and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on Google's behalf. We have no influence on this. We have not allowed Google to use the obtained analytics information for other Google services.
The information that Google collects is anonymized 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 Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Article 6: Right of inspection and correction or deletion of your data
You have the right to request access to and correction or deletion of your data. You can submit your question using the contact form below. In order to prevent misuse, we may ask you to identify yourself adequately. If it concerns access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.
Article 7: Enabling and disabling cookies and their deletion
You can set your Internet browser such that cookies are not accepted, that you receive a warning when a cookie is installed or that the cookies are subsequently deleted from your hard drive. You can find more information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies in the instructions and/or by using the Help function of your browser.
Most browsers allow you to reject cookies and delete existing cookies as well. The methods to do this vary from browser to browser and from version to version. Keep in mind that certain graphical elements may not appear correctly, or that you will not be able to use certain applications.
You can obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
- https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);
- http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);
- https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
- https://support.apple.com/nl-be/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac (safari);
- https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).
Article 8: What kind of cookies we use