What is a cookie?
Use of permanent cookies
We use a permanent cookie to recognise you during a subsequent visit to our website. Consequently, the website can be adjusted specifically to your preferences. We can even use a cookie to remember you have given permission for the placement of cookies. This saves you from repeating your preferences. This therefore saves time and enhances your experience on our website. You can remove permanent cookies via the settings on your browser.
Use of session cookies
We can use a session cookie to monitor which website sections you have viewed during a particular session. This enables us to gear our service towards the surfing behaviour of our visitors in the best possible way. These cookies will be removed automatically once you close your web browser.
Via our website, a cookie is placed by US company Google, as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to track and source reports on visitor behaviour on the website. Google may pass this data on to third parties if it has a legal obligation to do so, or insofar as third parties process the data on behalf of Google. We have no control over this. We have not given Google permission to use the acquired Analytics data for other Google services.
The data collected by Google will be anonymised as far as possible. We wish to emphasise that your IP address will not be sent with the data. The data will be transferred to and saved by Google on servers in the United States. Google declares to be in compliance with the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated to the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that a proper protection level is in place for the processing of any personal data.
Our website features buttons for the promotion (“like”) or sharing (“tweet”) of web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
These buttons operate by means of pieces of code that originate from Facebook and Twitter respectively. Cookies are placed by means of this code. We have no control over this. Please read the privacy statements of Facebook and Twitter respectively (which are regularly subject to change) to find out how they handle your (personal) data that is processed via these cookies.
The data they collect will be anonymised as far as possible. The data is transferred to Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn after which these parties store the data on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google + declare to be in compliance with the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated to the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that a proper protection level is in place for the processing of any personal data.
The right to access to and correction or removal of your data
You have the right to request access to and correction or removal of your personal data. Please go to our contact page for more information. To prevent abuse, we can ask you to identify yourself in an adequate manner. When it concerns access to your personal data linked to a cookie, you will be required to send a copy of the relevant cookie. You can retrieve it from the settings of your browser.
Enabling, disabling and removing cookies
You can find more information on enabling, disabling and removing cookies in the instructions and/or by using the Help function of your browser.
Removal of tracking cookies placed by third parties
Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties who will show you adverts via our website, among other things. You can remove these cookies centrally via Your Online Choices. This prevents them from being returned to a third-party website.
More information on cookies
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