What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files which are downloaded onto your device by the website which you are visiting. The next time you visit the same website, cookies ensure that your device is recognised. By using cookies and similar technologies, such as pixel tags/beacons and scripts, ('cookies'), websites can save information about visits and its visitors. Such information may include your IP address, the device you use and click behaviour, such as the specific web pages you visit and how you navigate the website.
We use session cookies, which are erased when you close your browser, and persistent cookies which remain on your device for a pre-defined period of time. We place some of the cookies ourselves, while other cookies are placed by third parties. Third-party cookies may collect data outside our own website as well.
What type of cookies do we use?
Functional cookies are necessary so you can view and use our website properly. We also use these cookies to remember your language preferences and (cookie) settings. Functional cookies are also used for A/B testing, which enables us to test new features and different variants and designs of our website. The information collected through these cookies is not used for marketing purposes. Functional cookies are essential to the use of our website. If you block this type of cookie in your browser, our website may not work properly, and you may not be able to use all features.
Analytical cookies collect aggregated information on how visitors use our website, including information about the pages most visited, how long they are visited and if users experience any errors. In addition, we use these cookies to conduct user surveys and to gather visitor feedback on our website in general or on specific elements of our website. We use this information to help us understand which parts of our website interest our visitors and to improve the quality of our website.
Marketing cookies can be split up in 2 categories: cookies for marketing performance and cookies for advertisement.
Marketing performance configuration
When the performance configuration is switched on, we use marketing cookies to monitor the performance of our marketing actions. Accepting the marketing performance configuration does not necessary mean we set additional cookies. It enriches our analytics data and enables us to compare performance across our marketing campaigns. We will only use this to analyse our performance. They are never used for individual targeting.
Advertisement configuration cookies are used:
- to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns by tracking the number of clicks and conversions;
- to show you relevant, personalised advertisements or offers via e-mail, social media and banner ads on third-party websites, based on your visits to and click behaviour on our website and third-party websites;
- to limit the number of times you see an advertisement;
- so you can like content or share it with your friends on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. These platforms may use these cookies for their own purposes, including advertising.
Adjusting cookie settings and deleting cookies
You can change your cookie preferences or withdraw your consent at any time by opening your “Cookie settings” at the bottom of all pages on our website. We remind you that the cookies you accepted previously might remain stored in your browser. If you wish to remove the cookies already placed, you can do this by deleting these cookies via your browser.
You may also adjust your browser settings to prevent websites from setting cookies or third-party cookies altogether. If you do this some functions of our website may not be available or not function properly. Find out how to adjust the settings for different browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.
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