What is a cookie?
Use of permanent cookies
With the help of a permanent cookie, we can recognise you when you visit our website again. The website can therefore be adjusted to your preferences. Also when you have given permission for placing cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie. This saves you having to repeat your preferences over and over again, which in turn saves you time and makes it easier for you to use our website. Permanent cookies can be removed through the settings of your browser.
Use of session cookies
Using a session cookie, we can see which parts of the website you have viewed during this visit. This enables us to adapt our service as much as possible to the surfing behaviour of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Through our website, a cookie is placed by the US company Google as part of the "Analytics" service. We use this service to track and get reports about how visitors use the 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 authorised Google to use the analytics information obtained for other Google services.
The information Google collects is anonymised as far as possible. Your IP address is expressly not provided. The information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states it will adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated to the Privacy Shield programme of the American Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Facebook and Twitter buttons
Our website contains buttons to promote ("like") or share ("tweet") web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work through pieces of code that originate from Facebook and Twitter respectively. Cookies are placed by means of this code. We have no influence on this. The information they collect is anonymised as much as possible. The information is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn on servers in the United States.
Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have stated that they adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated with the Privacy Shield programme of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
To see what they do with personal data they receive with this code, you can read the relevant privacy statements on their own website:
These statements and links may change. We will do our best to keep these links up-to-date.
Google / YouTube: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies
Right to access and correct or delete your data
You have the right to request access to and correction or deletion of your data. Please see our contact page for more information. To prevent abuse, we may ask you to provide adequate identification. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.
Enabling and disabling cookies
More information on enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or by using the help function of your browser. This differs per browser.