Use of permanent cookies
With a permanent cookie we are able to recognise you the next time you visit our website. This configures the website specifically to your preferences. Even if you have given permission for us to place cookies on your device, we are able to ‘remember’ this by means of a cookie. This means that you do not need to update your preferences each time you visit the website. This saves time and improves your user experience of the website. You can remove permanent cookies at any time by adjusting the settings of your browser.
Use of session cookies
We use session cookies to help us see which parts of the website you have visited. This helps us to adapt our services to the surfing behaviour of our visitors, where possible. Cookies of this type are removed automatically, as soon as you close your browser.
Our own tracking cookies
We ask your permission to place our own cookies on your device. Tracking cookies can be retrieved when you visit a website in our network. This means that we can learn that you have visited another particular website (or websites) in our network. The profile built up through this is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address etc.; it is intended solely for matching advertising that is relevant to you to your profile.
Third-party tracking cookies
We ask your permission to place advertisers’ tracking cookies on your device. Advertisers use these cookies to monitor the pages that you visit on their network, so that they can build up a profile of your online surfing behaviour. This profile is partly created on the basis of comparable information that they get from any visits you make to other websites from their network. This profile is not linked to any name, address, e-mail address or other data obtained from us; it is solely for matching advertising that is as relevant as possible to you to your profile.
The American company Google places a cookie on your device via our website as part of its ‘Google Analytics’ service. We use this service to log data and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties where it has a statutory obligation to do so, or where third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have not given Google permission to use the analytics data it obtains in other services it provides.
The information that Google collects is anonymised where possible. Your IP address, for instance, will not be shared under any circumstances. The information is transmitted to and stored on Google's servers in the United States. Google maintains that it adheres 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 a satisfactory level of protection for the processing of personal data.
Our website has functionality for the inclusion of buttons to promote (like) or share (tweet) web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work by means of coding from Facebook and Twitter respectively. The coding is used to place cookies on your device, over which we have no influence. Consult the current privacy statement of the social media platform in question to learn how they process the data (personal and otherwise) that they obtain from these cookies.
The information that third parties collect is anonymised where possible. The information is transmitted to and stored on the servers of Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn in the United States. Those parties maintain that they adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and are members of the Privacy Shield program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is a satisfactory level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Right of access to and rectification or erasure of your data
You have the right to request access to your data, or to ask for your data to be rectified or erased. You can do this using our contact page. In order to prevent misuse we may ask you to provide satisfactory proof of your identity. Where you require access to your personal data obtained from a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can retrieve this from your browser settings.
Activating/de-activating and/or removing cookies
For more information relating to the activation and de-activation of cookies, please see the instructions and/or use your browser's help function.
Removing third-party tracking cookies
Some tracking cookies are placed on your device by third parties that use our website, among others, to show you advertisements. You can remove these cookies from a central location using ‘your online choices', so that they are not sent back to a third-party website.
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