Cookie policy


Our website uses cookies and similar technologies to differentiate your usage preferences from that of other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience when you visit our website and also allows us to optimise our website.

However, cookies and similar technologies do not allow for systematic data collection by means of which the users of our website could be identified. They only help us to improve the operation of our website, to understand the interests of our users, and to measure the effectiveness of the content of our website.

As a result of recent legislative changes all websites aimed at certain parts of the European Union are required to seek your consent for the use or storage of cookies and similar technologies on your computers or mobile devices. This cookie policy gives you clear and complete information about the cookies we use and their purpose.

Please read our Privacy Policy for information about the privacy rules applicable on our website. Please contact us if you require any further information about this Cookie Policy:

For further information about removing or blocking cookies please visit the following website:


Cookies are small text files that are filed on the hard drive of a device and that contain certain information, which sometimes includes personal data. When you use our Website and/or Services, we then also collect and process other personal information by way of cookies and similar technologies. Read our Privacy Policy if you want to know more. Unless you have configured your browser to automatically refuse cookies, our system will place cookies on your device when you visit our website.


Cookies kunnen worden onderverdeeld naar gelang hun oorsprong, hun functie en hun levensduur.

First-party cookies are cookies placed on your computer by the website you’re visiting, e.g. cookies placed by

Third-party cookies are cookies placed on your computer by a different domain than that of the website you’re visiting. E.g. cookies placed by Google, Twitter or Facebook.

Functional cookies make sure the website functions properly, e.g. cookies used for log in or registration procedures, language preferences … Functional cookies are always first-party cookies.

Non-functional cookies are cookies placed for statistical, social, targeting and commercial use. They have nothing to do with the technical side of the website. Cookies for statistical use allow us to track which pages of the website you visit, where your computer is located etc. Cookies for social use allow you to share the contents of the website on social media. Cookies for targeting use allow for advertising to meet your interests, based on your surfing behavior. Cookies for commercial use track how many and which advertisements have been shown to a user. Non-functional cookies can be first-party or third-party cookies.

Permanent cookies remain on the user’s device for the duration set in the cookie or until the user deletes them. They are activated every time the user visits the website that placed the cookie, e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Google Analytics etc. Most non-functional cookies are permanent cookies.

Session cookies are erased when the user closes the browser. They are used to improve user experience during a browsing session. Most functional cookies are session cookies.


By continuing to use our website and/or services or by clicking “Accept” after you have been notified of the use of cookies and similar technologies, you acknowledge that you have carefully read this Cookie Policy and that you unreservedly agree with it. As explained in this Cookie Policy, you can change your cookie preferences at all times.

If you wish to rescind your permission, you will have to remove cookies in the settings of your browser. For more information please visit


You can prevent cookies from being stored or remove cookies already stored by adjusting the settings in your browser. You find help to adjust these settings on the website of the browser that you use. Remember that disabling cookies when visiting the website may cause some or all of the functions of the website not to work properly.

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Information about cookies

You can find some useful information about cookies at  

European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance

The association for digital marketers wrote a guide about online behavioural advertising and online privacy. You can find it at  

Which cookies are used at

Functional cookies

Name Domain Contents and purpose validity

Non-functional cookies

Name Domain Contents and purpos validity
_utma Google Analytics Tracking cookie* 2 years
_utmb Google Analytics Tracking cookie 30 minutes
_utmc Google Analytics Tracking cookie session
_utmz Google Analytics Tracking cookie 6 months

* For third-party cookies please read the privacy policy on the websites of these parties. We have no control over the contents of those policies nor the contents of these third-party cookies.

Google Analytics cookies