2. What are cookies?
Cookies are small data or text files that websites place on your local computer, tablet, smartphone or other mobile device. Such cookies can have different purposes: you have essential (temporary) cookies, preference cookies (e.g. for language settings) and tracking cookies (cookies that track and track your behaviour on the website in order to provide you with a more optimal user experience).
More information on data retention can also be found in the Privacy Statement.
3. Type of cookies
These cookies are required as a minimum for the website to function properly. You do not have to give permission for this.
We consult the user statistics of our website via Google Analytics. For this purpose, a number of cookies are loaded when you visit the site. These cookies enable us to check how many visitors consult our website and collect certain demographic data (e.g. country of origin). We keep track of your IP address. The data is also kept for a period of 50 months.
Tracking cookies track visits to the website in order to build up a profile of website visitors. This enables them to optimise the website or display advertisements tailored to your needs. Tracking cookies are not necessary for the proper functioning of a website.
Social Media cookies
On certain pages we show some social media 'buttons' that allow you as a user to further distribute these messages via your personal social media channel. These are loaded using a number of cookies.
4. How do I see which cookies have been placed on my device and how do I delete/manage them?
Via the site
When you first visit our site, you will be given the opportunity to accept or reject specific types of cookies. In addition, you can change the cookie usage per type of cookie at any time.
The essential cookies mentioned above cannot be modified. After all, these cookies are necessary for the site to work. Any data that we may collect via these cookies is always anonymous. That way, identification will never be possible.
Via the browser
Most popular browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge and Safari allow you to control which cookies you want to allow on your computer or device. You can also choose to delete all cookies already on your computer in any browser. Please note that you will need to adjust these settings separately for each browser on each device you use. If you choose not to allow any type of cookies in your browser, including functional cookies, this may have a negative impact on the operation of our websites.