What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is sent to your computer when you access the website. The cookie contains a unique code that allows a website to recognize a user based on the device being used. On your next visit to the website it will, based on the cookies, remember information about your preferences (e.g. language choice, favorite companies, recent searches, etc.). Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website easier and faster. By using cookies, the content or advertising on a website can also be made more relevant to the visitor, since it can be adapted to his personal preferences.
Which cookies are used and what is their purpose?
Necessary cookies are required so that visitors can use all functions of the website correctly. Without necessary cookies, the website will not work correctly.
Performance cookies are used to see how visitors use the website. These cookies cannot be used to directly identify a particular visitor.
Functional cookies are used to remember visitor information on the website such as language.
Marketing cookies are third-party cookies used to track visitors when they visit different websites. Their purpose is to display ads that are tailored to and relevant for the individual user. These ads thus become more valuable to publishers and third-party advertisers.
Unclassified cookies are cookies still to be classified into a particular category.
Managing cookies through your browser.
If you want to avoid certain cookies being installed on your computer, you can indicate this via the Privacy settings of your browser. Cookies can also be removed through the Privacy settings of your browser.
Managing cookies via the website and the cookie-information banner.
You can both give permission for cookies and withdraw this permission at any time. Of course, the necessary cookies, which are essential for using the website during your visit(s), are always accepted automatically.
Giving permission for cookies.
As a user you can indicate yourself whether you only want to accept necessary cookies or also other cookies (such as marketing cookies, …). You do this by clicking on 1 of the 2 buttons at the bottom of the website in the cookie banner:
“Accept all”: if you as a user click this button, you give permission to activate both the necessary cookies and all other types of cookies during your visit(s) to the website.
“Show details”: if you as a user click this button, you will see an overview of all the types of cookies we place. You can then check or uncheck per category which cookies you wish to accept or not. The necessary cookies, which are essential for using the website during your visit(s), will be accepted automatically. Your choice can be confirmed via the “Save and Close” button.
Withdrawal of consent.
The cookie information banner will be displayed again and you can select your cookie preferences again.