What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are stored when you visit this website. Cookies allow you to keep track of your actions or preferences. Most web browsers accept cookies. Users can, however, configure their web browsers to block the use of cookies or remove cookies whenever desired.

Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie originates, how long the cookie will be stored, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. Some cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser (session cookies), other cookies are stored and help us to identify you as a previous visitor to our website (persistent cookies). 

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies on our website for various purposes. Cookies help make your use of our website easier. They allow us to better tailor our website to your interests and your needs. And we also use them to increase the speed of your activities on the website. Using cookies, we collect aggregated statistics anonymously, which we use to better understand how our website is used and how we can improve our services. 

Which cookies do we use?

We use so-called first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are cookies created by the website itself to make your use of the website easier. Third-party cookies are created by others. Third-party cookies on our website come from Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

We use the Google Analytics software to better understand how you use our website. This software can create a series of cookies to collect information and report anonymous statistics about the website. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the cookie: _ga.

In addition, we use the following types of cookies:

  • Required cookies, essential for the operation of our website. These are, for example, cookies that allow you to log in. We use the following required cookies:
  • Analytical and performance cookies, with which we analyse web traffic, view the number of users to our website, and see how visitors use our website. We use the following cookies for this purpose:
  • Functional cookies, they store the choices you have made on our website previously, making the Website more user-friendly. We use the following functional cookies:
  • Targeted cookies, these show us the pages you have visited and the links you have followed so that online advertisements can be tailored to your interests. We use the following targeted cookies:

How can you manage or remove cookies?

You can block or delete cookies at any time via your web browser settings. Blocking cookies can affect our service and the use of our website. The removal of cookies may result in you being required to re-enter your preferences on a subsequent visit to our website. Refer to your software vendor's documentation for more information about blocking and deleting cookies, such as: