- To make sure that the website works properly, and your experience of using the website is optimal
- To gain insight into the number of visitors to our site and the pages they view
- To integrate social media on the website
- To generate advertisements tailored to your interests
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small simple file that is sent with pages from this website, and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer. The information stored in the cookie can be sent back to our servers on a subsequent visit.
USE OF PERMANENT COOKIES
A permanent cookie allows us to recognise you on a repeat visit to our website. This allows us to set up the website specifically to your preferences. If you have given permission to store cookies, we can also remember this through a cookie. This means you avoid having to set your preferences, such as language, on each visit, which saves you time and makes our website easier to use. You can delete permanent cookies via the settings of your browser.”
USE OF SESSION COOKIES
A session cookie gives us insight into which parts of the website you view during a visit. This allows us to adapt our service to optimally match the surfing behaviour of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your web browser.
TRACKING COOKIES FROM OUR ADVERTISERS
If you give us consent, our advertisers place tracking cookies on your device. They use these cookies to keep track of which pages you visit from their network, in order to create a profile of your online behaviour. This profile is partly compiled on the basis of comparable information that they receive from your visits to other websites in their network. This profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address etc. as known to us, but only serves to tailor advertisements to your profile so that they are as relevant to you as possible.
Google LLC places a cookie via our website as part of the company’s analytics service. We use this service to track and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have not given Google permission to use the obtained analytics information for other Google services.
The information that Google collects is anonymised as much as possible. Your IP address is absolutely not provided. The information is transferred to Google and stored by the company on its servers in the United States. Google states that it adheres to the Safe Harbor principles, and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor programme of the US Department of Commerce. This means that the processing of any personal data is subject to an appropriate level of protection.
RIGHT TO ACCESS, RECTIFY OR ERASE YOUR DATA
You are entitled to request access to your data, and rectification or erasure of your data. If you have any questions in this regard, use the contact form below. To prevent abuse, we may ask you to identify yourself properly. If your request 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.
ENABLING, DISABLING AND DELETING COOKIES
More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions or Help function of your browser.