Cookie policy

In this cookie policy, we explain which cookies are placed via this website and what information is obtained from your computer, mobile phone, tablet, smart watch or tablet (hereinafter: 'peripheral equipment'). We also state the purposes for which the collected information is used.

Cookie policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are simple, small, text files that are sent to your browser when you visit our website and then stored on the hard disk or in the memory of your peripheral equipment. The browser can send back this information the next time you visit our website. Cookies cannot damage your computer or the files on your computer.
Cookie legislation makes a distinction between privacy-sensitive and non-privacy-sensitive cookies. Functional and analytical cookies are not classified as privacy-sensitive cookies. No consent is required for placing functional and analytical cookies.

We use the following cookies:

  • Necessary cookies
  • Statistic cookies
  • Social media cookies
  • Marketing cookies

Some of the cookies used, specified in the table of the Cookiebot declaration below, send data to the United States. This is also possible as explained in the paragraph regarding Social media cookies when using the mentioned social media parties.

Necessary cookies

These are cookies that are needed for our website to function correctly. For example, functional cookies ensure that you do not have to log in on every page after logging in on the website and they remember the forms completed on the website. These cookies are always active and cannot be disabled. Because these cookies collect anonymous information only, no consent is required to place them.

Statistic cookies

These cookies are used for statistical purposes only and they enable us to determine the number of unique visitors, how visitors move through the website as a whole, which pages are the most and the least popular, how long visitors spend on a particular page and which page they are on when they leave the website. All information collected by these cookies is anonymous and we use it solely to adapt our website to the needs of our visitors and therefore to improve the user experience. No consent is required for these cookies.

We use Google Analytics cookies for which we have concluded a processing agreement with Google. By marking the last octet of the IP address, the IP address is anonymised and untraceable. We do not use other Google services in combination with the Google Analytics cookies and sharing data with Google is disabled.

Social media cookies

There are social media buttons on our website that make it possible to share information from our website via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter. These buttons work only if the social media party in question can place a social media cookie. When this cookie is accepted, the social media party recognises its own user and the user logged in with this social media party can share the information directly. Your consent is required for placing social media cookies.

For the cookies that social media parties place and the data they collect, please refer to the statements of these parties on their own websites.

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Tumblr
  • Pinterest

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies, also known as tracking cookies, are special cookies that are used to identify and track a visitor across one or more websites. Marketing cookies enable us to create profiles of visitors to our website ('profiling'). On the basis of the pages you visit, information is obtained about how you use a website, what keywords you use and what you are interested in. That information enables us to provide you with targeted information that is relevant for you at the present time. Your consent is required for placing marketing cookies.

Validity of cookies

Session cookies are used to map your surfing behaviour on our website during a particular visit. These cookies are automatically deleted after the browser is closed.

Other cookies remain on your peripheral equipment for a longer period of time. These 'permanent cookies' ensure that your peripheral equipment is recognised the next time you visit the website. These cookies allow us to show you the website that has been specifically tailored to your preferences. Because your preferences have already been set, you save time when visiting the website again and it is more pleasant to use.

Blocking and removing cookies

Necessary and analytical cookies are always placed by us because they are necessary for the proper functioning of our website. Social media and marketing cookies are only placed by us if you have given us your prior consent. You can always withdraw your consent for these cookies.

Cookiebot declaration:

Some of the cookies used, specified in the tables below, send data to the United States.