Cookie statement

Cookie statement

What is a cookie?

On this website we use cookies. A cookie is a small file which will be sent along with the pages of this website (and /or Flash applications) and stored by your browser on the hard disk of your computer. The data stored in a cookie can be sent to our servers during a next visit to the website.

The use of permanent cookies

With the use of a permanent cookie we will be able to recognise you when you visit the website again. As such, the website can be set up according to your settings. Should you have given permission to install cookies, we will be able to recognise this by way of a cookie. You will not have to repeat your settings, saving you time and allowing you to make more a convenient use of the website. Permanent cookies can be removed via the settings of your browser.

The use of session cookies

With the use of session cookies, we will be able which elements of the website you have viewed. We will be able to adapt our services as much as possible to our visitors’ surf-behaviour. These cookies will be automatically removed as soon as you close the browser.

The use of tracking cookies

Our very own tracking cookies: with your permission, we install a cookie on your device which can be activated as soon as you visit our network. This will inform us if you have also visited other websites in our network and creates a profile which is not linked to your name, e-mail address and other personal data, but will only serve to match your profile with relevant advertising.

Google Analytics

Through our website, a cookie is installed of American corporation Google as part of its Google Analytics service. We use this service to keep track and make reports of how the website is used by visitors. Google is able to disclose this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so, or insofar as third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have not granted Google permission to use the collected analytics information for other Google services.

The information which Google collects will be anonymised as much as possible. Your IP-address will explicitly not be given. The information will be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google claims to adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated with the Private Shield programme of the American Ministry of Commerce. This means an appropriate protection level is in place for processing of personal data.

The right of inspection and correction or deletion of your data

You have the right to apply for inspection and correction or deletion of your data. Please visit our contact page. To prevent abuse, we could request you for adequate identification. If it concerns inspection of personal data linked to a cookie, you are requested to send along a copy of the cookie. You will find such a cookie in the settings of your browser.

Switching cookies on and off, or removing them

More information regarding switching on and off cookies can be found in the instructions and/or click ‘Help’ in the menu of your browser.

Deletion of tracking cookies installed by third parties

Some tracking cookies can be installed by third parties who present you advertisements on our website. These cookies can be deleted or permanently blocked via your browser settings.