What is a cookie?
Cookies make it possible for a website to function properly and to gain insight into the behavior of website visitors. With this data, our web services and your user experience can be improved. Cookies do not jeopardize the security of your computer.
What kind of cookies do we use?
With the help of a permanent cookie, we can recognize you when you visit our website again. This way our website can therefore be specially set to your personal preferences. Through cookies, our website can also remember whether you have given permission for us to place cookies. As a result, you do not have to keep repeating your cookie preferences, which saves you time and improves your experience navigating through our website. You can delete permanent cookies via your browser settings.
With the help of a session cookie, we can see what parts of the website you have viewed during your visit. We can therefore adapt our service as much as possible to the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Our own tracking cookies
With your permission, we can place cookies that can be requested as soon as you visit a website from our network. This allows us to track whether in addition to our website, you have also visited the relevant other website(s) from our network. The profile built up as a result is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address, and the like, but only serves to link relevant advertisements to your profile.
Tracking cookies from our advertisers
With your permission, our advertisers can place “tracking cookies”. They use these cookies to keep track of which pages you visit from their network, in order to build an accurate customer profile based on your online surfing behavior. This profile is partly built up on the basis of comparable information that these 3rd parties receive from your visit to other websites in their network. This profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address, and the like as known to us, but only serves to tailor advertisements to your profile.
A cookie from the American company Google is placed via our website as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to keep track of, and receive reports, on how visitors use our website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or insofar as third parties process the information on Google's behalf. We have no influence on this. We have not allowed Google to use the obtained analytics data for other Google services.
The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is expressly not provided. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on their servers located throughout the United States. Google states that it adheres to the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Social media buttons
Our website includes social media buttons to promote (“like”) or share (“tweet”) web pages on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn. These buttons function with the use of strings of code that derive from Facebook or Twitter respectively. Cookies are placed through this code. We have no influence on that. Please read the privacy statement of Facebook and Twitter respectively (which can change regularly) to learn what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.”
“The information they collect is anonymized as much as possible. The information is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn on servers throughout the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google + adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
The right to access and correct or delete your data
You have the right to request access, correction, or deletion of your data. See our contact page for more information. To prevent misuse, we may ask you to identify yourself adequately. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must also send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in your browser settings.
Enabling and disabling cookies and deleting them
More information about enabling, disabling, and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or using the Help function of your browser.
Remove tracking cookies placed by third parties
Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties that display advertisements to you via our website, among other things. You can delete these cookies centrally via Your Online Choices so that they are not placed back on a third-party website.
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