Cookie Policy

In this cookie statement you can read all about the cookies that we use. Among other things, the statement describes what a cookie actually is, why we use cookies, which cookies we use, how long these cookies are held and how you can, if you so desire, disable and delete the cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that we place on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you visit our website. Your browser stores cookies on the hard drive of your computer. If you want more detailed information about cookies, you can read more about them (in Dutch) on the website of the the Dutch Consumers’ Association.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to give you better service. Cookies enable us to measure the use of the website and then improve it so that we can provide information in a better and more personal way. The cookies harvest demographic information and make it possible for us to display targeted content and advertisements.

Which cookies do we use?

Functional

Functional cookies are necessary for the correct functioning of a website. To remember your cookie preferences, for example.

Statistical

We use analytical cookies to help us monitor how visitors use our website and to enable us to generate reports about it. These cookies make it possible for us to optimise our website and make it more user-friendly. We use the analytical cookies of Google Analytics.

Our website uses Google Analytics cookies. These cookies relay information to Google, which is then stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google can make this information available to third parties if it is legally obliged to do so, or in the event that third parties are expected to process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence over this. For more information, please read Google’s privacy policy. If you want to disable these cookies you can do so via this link.

Marketing

We use advertising cookies to present you with information that is as good a fit as possible with your situation. To this end we use the retargeting technologies of Google and Facebook so that, should you have visited our website before, you will be shown advertisements that are deemed relevant to you. These advertisements are shown on the websites of Google and Facebook (and their respective partners). If you want to disable these cookies you can do this via this link.

Social media

Information from social media is also displayed on this website. To make this possible, cookies are supplied by the social-media networks themselves and we have no influence over this.

How long is cookie information held?

The list below shows how long we hold the cookies that we use to give you better service:

  • Google Analytics cookies are held for a maximum of 24 months
  • Google advertisement cookies are held for a maximum of 18 months
  • Facebook advertisement cookies are held for a maximum of 12 months

How can you disable cookies?

You can disable cookies through your browser. Several instructions for disabling cookies are available, such as this one (in Dutch) from the Dutch Consumers’ Association. However, bear in mind that if you do disable the cookies it might affect the correct working of some of the website’s functionalities on your computer, tablet or mobile phone and that you will be presented with advertisements that are less relevant to you more often.

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