Different types of cookies
This website uses the following cookies:
Geo targeting cookies
Geo-targeting cookies use the information your browser sends to find out which country you are in. In this way, the website can be displayed correctly, adapted to your location (for example, choice of language). This cookie is completely anonymous.
Registration cookies are used when registering on a website. They inform the site whether you are already logged in or not and which part of the site you have access to. If you do not check the option 'Remember my password', these cookies will delete themselves after you close your browser.
Social media-related cookies
When you share articles and pages via social media sharing buttons, this will be registered by the social network that created the button.
Site performance cookies
These cookies make it pleasant for visitors to a site by remembering their preferences. This way you don't have to set it up again every time you visit. Examples are: the volume settings of video players, preferences in order of things, video streaming speed so that it is compatible with your computer, ...
Site improvement cookies
If the design of a website differs slightly from the usual appearance, then a new design may be tested using the A/B testing method at that point. With this method you will randomly see 1 of the possible versions of the site. The site improvement cookie keeps track of how visitors react to the different designs. This way, once the test has been completed, adequate changes can be implemented.
Every time someone visits a site, the web analytics software generates an anonymous third party analytics cookie. These cookies know whether a visitor has visited the site before or not. Only on the first visit, a cookie is created, on subsequent visits, the existing cookie is used. For example, the following data can be collected:
• the number of unique visitors
• how often users visit the site
• which pages users view
• how long users view a particular page.
This information is for statistical purposes only.
Third-party advertising cookies
Many advertisements on websites are generated by third parties. They usually use their own cookies to check how many people have already seen their advertisement. The companies that create these cookies, such as Ads by Google, have their own privacy policies and use their anonymous cookies to show users the correct advertisements during their visit to a particular website.
What is a cookie?
“A cookie (also known as an HTTP cookie) is a small text file that is placed on your computer's hard drive by the website you are visiting. The main function of cookies is to distinguish one user from another. You will therefore often encounter cookies on websites where you have to log in. A cookie then ensures that you remain logged in while using the site.” (Consumentenbond) Definite of cookies by Google: "Text files that contain a small amount of information about the visitor and the visitor's computer."
Management of cookies
Users can avoid the installation of cookies by refusing them through their browser settings. More information about refusing cookies for the most commonly used browsers can be found at http://cookierecht.be Cookies that have already been installed can also be removed from a computer or mobile device at any time.