A cookie is a small text file that is stored on the web browser on your computer when you visit a website. There are several types of cookies in use on this website:
- Session cookies: when you leave our website the cookie quickly expires and is removed by the browser
- Strictly Necessary cookies: Some processes need to store information in order to function correctly. These cookies do not expire quickly and can be reused when you leave the website but come back later.
- Tracking / Targeting cookies: We detect an event (e.g. click on button) and store that information
All browser technologies enable you to manage the cookies in the cookie folder of your browser. We do not sell information gathered by cookies. We might share anonymous information with partners e.g. how many times a (product) page was visited.
How we use session cookies:
We us Google Analytics to gain insight what device (IP address to gain insight in geolocation, are you a computer, tablet or mobile, what browser you use, how you navigate our website and more). All this data is collected in a anonymous way. We do not collect any other information and have no access to any of your personal details. Allowing certain cookies is a condition of using this website and if you prevent them, we cannot guarantee your security or predict how our website will perform during your visit.
How we use persistent cookies:
We need to remember the state of a process (e.g. event registration, gathering information for a quote or make a credit card payment). Persistent cookies are also used to be able to log you into our website. We also use persistent cookies for targeting (see below)
How we use tracking / targeting cookies:
We detect that an event has happened and we track that event. Sometimes tracking is not anonymous. We log the information, not only in a cookie but also in a marketing database. We use this information to enhance the visit on our website(s) e.g. guide you to the correct page(s).
Targeting cookies are linked to services provided by third parties such as ‘like’ and ‘share’ buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognizing that you have visited our website.
We use ‘Targeting’ cookies to:
- Link to social networks
- Provide online advertising agencies with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in.
You can control whether or not these cookies are used but preventing them may stop us from offering you some services. All of these cookies are managed by third parties and you may alternatively use the third parties’ own tools to prevent these cookies.
Changes to this policy