Cookie Policy

Introduction

Our website uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below, we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

Definitions

Cookie

A cookie is a small simple text file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

Scripts

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

Web beacon

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “All cookies”, you consent to us using all cookies and plug-ins as described in the pop-up and this cookie statement. You can manage which cookies are placed through our cookie preference centre.

Third parties

We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies. However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies.

Cookies

Necessary cookies

Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to process payments and provide access to core functionality such as access to videos and management of cookies. They do not collect or store any personal information. We do not require consent to place these cookies.

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Analytical cookies

We use analytical cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these analytical cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. Although they do not gather personal information, we ask your permission to place analytical cookies.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies, enable us to personalize the advertisements for you, and we (and third parties) gain insights into the campaign results. With these cookies you, as website visitor are linked to a unique ID, so you do not see the same ad more than once for example. Because these cookies are marked as tracking cookies, we ask your permission to place these.

Social media buttons

Buttons such as for Facebook and Instagram are sometimes used to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook and Instagram. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Facebook and Instagram themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.
Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymised as much as possible. Facebook and Instagram are located in the United States.

The Cookies we place are:

Update June 2020