What are cookies?
We place cookies in order to improve our services, to ensure that the website functions optimally and for the purposes described in our Privacy Statement. Cookies are simple small text files that are stored on the hard disk or in the memory of your device (computer / mobile / tablet). The information stored therein can be sent back to our servers on a subsequent visit. Cookies cannot damage your device or the files on it. Advertisers, intermediaries and we can use the cookies that are placed via our websites.
An overview of cookies that we use ourselves:
Functional cookies are necessary for the website to function properly. These cookies are therefore placed by default and will not be deleted if you do not accept the cookies. Functional cookies ensure that you can stay logged in during your visit to the website.
With the help of a permanent tracking cookie we can recognize the device of our visitors during a new visit on our website. This way we can remember certain settings per visitor. The website can be set to your preferences with the help of cookies. Even if you have given permission for the placing of cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie. This means that you do not have to re-enter your preferences, which saves you time and makes it easier to use our website. Permanent tracking cookies can be removed via the settings of your browser.
Using a session tracking cookie we can see which parts of the website you have viewed with this visit. We can adjust our service as much as possible to the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your web browser.
Through our website a cookie is placed from the American company Google, as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to track and get reports on how visitors use the website. We can use this information to improve 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 behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We may or may not implicitly allow Google to use the obtained analytical information for other Google services.
The information that Google collects is anonymised as much as possible. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states to adhere to the Privacy Shield principle, as set out by the US Department of Commerce and agreed between the European Union and the United States. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Some pages of our website may include buttons to promote web pages (“like”) or share (“tweet”) on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These buttons work through pieces of code that come from Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn itself. Cookies are placed through this code. We have no influence on that. Please read the privacy statements of the social services used (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.
Other / unforeseen cookies
Because of the way in which the internet and websites work, it may be that we do not always have insight into the cookies that third parties place via our website. This is especially the case when our web pages contain so-called ’embedded elements’, such as texts, documents, images or videos that are stored with another party, but which are displayed on, in or via our website.
Do you see cookies on our website that fall into this category (and we have not mentioned above) or is the list not up to date? Let us know via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Right to inspect and correct or delete your data
You have the right to request access to and correction or deletion of your data. Let us know via email@example.com. To prevent abuse we can ask you to identify you adequately. If it concerns access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must enclose a copy of the cookie in question. You can find it in the settings of your browser.
Deletion of cookies
You can easily delete your cookies via your browser. Below is a list of the most commonly used browsers and a link to the way in which you can delete your cookies in that browser:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
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