Use of permanent cookies
A permanent cookie helps us recognise you when you return to our website. This makes it possible to adjust the website in accordance with your preferences. A cookie helps us to remember your settings, provided you have given permission for cookies to be placed on your computer. This prevents you from having to adjust your preferences each time you visit the website and at the same time ensures a smoother and more user-friendly experience. You can delete permanent cookies via the settings of your browser.
Use of session cookies
Session cookies enable us to see what parts of the website you viewed during a visit. This means we can adjust our service to the surfing behaviour of our visitors as much as possible. These cookies are automatically removed once you close the web browser.
Tracking cookies from us
With your consent, we place a cookie on your device, which can be retrieved as soon as you visit a website within our network. This tells us that, in addition to our website, you also visited our other relevant websites within our network. The resulting profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address, etc., but only serves to match advertisements to your profile, so that they are as relevant to you as possible.
Our website installs a cookie from Google, the American company, as part of its Analytics service. We use this service in order to keep track of and receive reports about how visitors use the website. Google may disclose this information to third parties if Google is obliged to do so by law or when third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no control over this. Google is not permitted to use the Analytics information for other Google services. The information collected by Google is anonymised to the greatest possible extent. Your IP address is explicitly not passed on. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google claims to abide by the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated to the Privacy Shield programme of the American Ministry of Trade. This means the protection level is appropriate for the processing of personal data, if any.
Social media cookies
Our website includes buttons to promote or share web pages on social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. These buttons operate by means of bits of code that originate from these networks themselves. Cookies are installed through these codes. We have no control over this. Please read the privacy statements of the social media networks (which may change on a regular basis) in order to find out what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.
The information collected by them is anonymised to the greatest possible extent. The information is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook en Google+ claim to abide by the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated to the Privacy Shield programme of the American Ministry of Trade. This means the protection level is appropriate for the processing of personal data, if any.
Right to inspect, correct or delete your data
You are entitled to ask for inspection, correction or removal of your data. For this, see our contact page. In order to prevent misuse, we may ask you to adequately identify yourself. If it concerns access to personal data linked to a cookie, you need to include a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.
Enabling and disabling cookies deleting cookies
More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or the Help feature of your browser.
More information about cookies:
The following websites will provide you with further information on cookies:
Consumers’ Association: “What are cookies?”
Consumers’ Association: “What are cookies for?”
Consumers’ Association: “Deleting cookies”
Consumers’ Association: “Disabling cookies”
Your Online Choices: “A guide to online behavioural advertising”