Last updated Jan 1, 2018
‘USE OF PERSISTENT COOKIES’.
Using a persistent cookie enables us to recognise you at a subsequent visit to our website. Thus, the website can be set up specifically according to your preferences. When you have consented to the placing of cookies, we can also remember this by using a cookie. As a result, you don’t have to repeat your preferences, so you save time and can use our website in a more enjoyable way. You can remove persistent cookies via your browser settings.’
‘USING SESSION COOKIES’.
Using a session cookie enables us to see which parts of the website you have visit this time. We can thus customize our service as much as possible on the surfing habits of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted once you close your web browser.’
‘TRACKING OUR OWN COOKIES’.
With your permission, we place a cookie on your equipment, which can be retrieved as soon as you visit a web site in our network. This allows us to establish that in addition to our website, you also visited the relevant other website (or websites) in our network. The resultant accumulated profile is not associated with your name, address, email address, and the like, but only serves to match ads to your profile so that these are as relevant to you as possible. ‘
A cookie is placed by the US company Google, via our website, as part of the ‘Analytics’ service. We use this service to keep track of and to get reports on how visitors use the website. Google can pass this information on to third parties if legally obliged to do so, or where such information is processed by third parties on Google’s behalf. We have no influence on this. We have not allowed Google to use the obtained analytics information for other Google services.
The information collected by Google is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address in particular, is not passed on. The information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google proposes to adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and is a member of the Privacy Shield program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.’
‘SOCIAL MEDIA AND SHARING’.
‘Our website contains buttons to promote (‘liking’), or sharing (‘tweeting’) web pages on social networks like Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Google + and Instagram. These buttons work through bits of code that originate from Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Google + and Instagram. Cookies are placed using this code. We have no influence on that. You can read the Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Google + and Instagram Privacy Statement (which may change regularly) to read 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 will be transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Google + and Instagram on servers in the United States. Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Google + and Instagram propose to abide by the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.’
‘RIGHT OF ACCESS’.
‘Right of access to and correction or deletion of your data. You have the right to ask for access to and correction or deletion of your data. See our contact page for more detail. To prevent abuse, we can ask you to adequately identify yourself. When it comes to access to personal information linked to a cookie, you will need to send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in your browser settings.’
‘MODIFYING COOKIE SETTINGS’.
‘Enabling and disabling cookies and their removal. More information about enabling and disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or using your browser’s Help function.’
You can find more information on cookies on the following websites:
- ICT Law: Cookie Act Background
- Consumer Association: “Cookie Removal”
- Consumer Association: “Disabling Cookies”