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WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are files or bits of information that can be stored on your computer (or on other devices with internet access, such as smart phones or tablets) when you visit the Website. A cookie usually contains the name of the website from where the cookie originates, the “lifetime” of the cookie (meaning how long the cookie will remain on your computer/device) and a value, usually consisting of a random generated unique number.

Cookies may be combined with the collection of your personal data. Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Please read here how we deal with your personal data.

WHAT DO WE USE COOKIES FOR?

We use cookies to make the Website easier to use and to tailor the Website better to your interests and needs. Cookies may also be used to improve the speed of your future activities and sessions on the Website and for (direct) marketing purposes. We also use cookies to compile statistics from which we can gain insight into the way people use the Website, so that, for example, the structure and content of the Website can be improved.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?

There are two types of cookies that are used on the Website: “session cookies” and “permanent cookies”. Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your computer until you leave the Website. A permanent cookie remains on your computer for a longer time.  How long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie and the settings of your browser. In addition, these “permanent cookies” can always be removed manually.

 

 

TYPES OF COOKIES THAT ARE USED ON THE WEBSITE

Type of cookie Consent required? What do they do?
Technically necessary cookies No These cookies are essential to ensure that the Website functions well. They enable you to navigate through the Website and to use our features.
Performance enhancement cookies No These cookies help us understand how visitors deal with the Website by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the Website, and any problems experienced, like error messages. This helps us improve the performance of the Website.
Functional cookies Yes These cookies can make the Website remember what choices you make (like your user name, language or the region in which you are located) in order to offer a more personalised online experience. They can also enable visitors to watch videos, play games and deal with social tools, like blogs, chat rooms and forums.
Targeting or advertising cookies Yes These cookies are used to show content that is relevant to you. They can be used to deliver targeted advertisements or to limit the number of times that you see an advertisement. They also help use measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on the Website.
We can use these cookies to remember websites you have visited and we can share this information with third parties, including advertisers, advertising agencies or advertising networks.

 

DO WE USE THIRD PARTY COOKIES?

We use a number of suppliers who may also install cookies on your computer on our behalf when you visit the Website, in order to enable them to provide their services. If you would like more information about these cookies and the way we use them, please go to the table under the heading “Which cookies do we use?”. In this table you will also find a link to the privacy statement or cookie statement of these suppliers.

When you visit the Website, you may receive cookies from websites or domains of third parties. We strive to identify these cookies before they are used, so that you can decide whether or not you wish to accept them. You can find more information about these cookies and the way we use them in the table under the heading “Which cookies do we use?”. In this table you will also find a link to the privacy statement or cookie statement of these third parties.

HOW CAN I MANAGE OR REMOVE COOKIES?
Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. You may change the settings to block cookies or to warn you if cookies are sent to your computer. You may manage cookies in a number of ways. Please consult your browser instructions or Help screen to find out more about how you may adapt or change the settings of your browser.

If you disable the cookies we use, this may affect your experience when you are on the Website. For example, you may not be able to visit certain areas of the Website or you may not receive personal information if you visit the Website.

If you use several devices to access the Website (for example your computer, smart phone, tablet, etc.), you must ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted according to your cookie preferences. Click here for more information.

WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE?

Performance

Cookie used: What does it do? How long does the cookie remain on the device? Cookie details
Analytics / Tracking Offers aggregated information about where you go and what you do on the Website 2 years Google Analytics

HotJar

Functionality

Cookie used: What does it do? How long does the cookie remain on the device? Cookie details
Social Media / sharing This enables you to share comments/remarks/pages. Helps make access to social networks and social online tools easier. Remembers your preferences and login data for current and future visits. 3 months Facebook Connect and Facebook Plugins

LinkedIn

Twitter

YouTube

Instagram

TARGETING / ADVERTISEMENTS

Cookie used: What does it do? How long does the cookie remain on the device? Cookie details
Targeting The information you enter (for example when downloading a white paper) are stored. This enables us to send you personalised information about subjects we expect you will find interesting. 30 days Facebook Connect, Facebook Custom Audience, Facebook Pixel and other Facebook Plugins

Linkedin, LinkedIn Ads

 

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