What are cookies?
Use of session cookies
A session cookie can help us see which parts of the website you have viewed during this visit. This means we can adjust our service to the surfing behaviour of our visitors. These cookies are immediately deleted once you close your web-browser.
A cookie is placed via our website by the American company Google, as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to monitor and receive reports about how visitors use the website. Google can make this information available to third parties if Google is legally obligated to do so, or to the extent that third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have/have not given Google permission to use the analytics gathered for other Google services.
The information Google collects is anonymised as fully as possible. Your IP address is emphatically not provided. The information is transmitted to and stored on servers in the United States by Google. Google complies with the Safe Harbor principles and subscribes to the Safe Harbor programme operated by the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Buttons are included on our website which can be used for promoting (“like”) or sharing (“tweet”) on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work using pieces of code that come from Facebook and Twitter, respectively. Cookies are placed using this code. We have no influence on this. Read the privacy statement of Facebook and/or Twitter (which can change regularly) to find out what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.
The information they gather is anonymised as fully as possible. The information is transmitted to and stored on servers in the United States by Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google comply with the Safe Harbor principles and subscribe to the Safe Harbor programme operated by the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Specific cookies on this website
Provides a unique ID to distinguish users.
Expiry: 2 years
Provides a unique ID per page to distinguish users.
Expiry: 1 day
Is used to throttle requests to Google Analytics.
Saves the preferred website language.
Expiry: 1 year
Right to access, correct and delete personal data
You are entitled to request access to and correction or deletion of your data. Our contact page has further details. In order to prevent misuse, we can ask you to provide adequate proof of identity. When this involves access to personal data linked to a cookie, you should attach a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.
Removal of cookies
More information about enabling and disabling and the removal of cookies can be found in the instructions and/or using the Help function of your browser.
More information about cookies
More information about cookies? You can find more information about cookies on the following websites:
ICTRecht: Background to Cookie Law
Consumentenbond: What are cookies?
Consumentenbond: What are cookies used for?
Consumentenbond: Removing cookies
Consumentenbond: Disabling cookies
Your Online Choices: A guide to online behavioural advertising