1. Cookies

When you visit the website, we collect information by automated means using cookies. Other technologies such as for example pixel tags, web beacons, social media cookies are also used and these may be included in mailings. The information provided below about cookies also applies to those technologies.

  1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that your computer or mobile device stores when you consult the website. They may be used to make user experiences more efficient, to improve the operation of the website or to provide information to the website owner.

  1. What is the purpose of cookies?

Depending on the purpose of a cookie, there are different categories:

– Strictly necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the website does not work properly.

– Performance cookies give website owners insight into how visitors use their website, through non-directly identifying information collection and reporting.

– Functional cookies allow a website to remember information that changes its behavior or appearance, such as your preferred language or location.

– Targeting cookies (also called targeting or tracking cookies) track visitors across websites. They are used to display ads that are relevant and attractive to individual users, making them more valuable to publishers and third-party advertisers.

– Social media cookies: These cookies allow us and our partners to share information with the social networks used on our website, namely information about your browsing habits on our website.

Only strictly necessary cookies may be stored on your device without your consent. All other cookies require your consent before they are placed.

Each cookie is listed by the purpose for which it is used in the applicable table below.

  1. How long does your browser keep cookies?

Depending on the duration used, one can speak of “session cookies” or “persistent cookies.

– Session cookies are temporarily stored in your browser and automatically deleted when you close it. They simplify and link the user’s actions together during the browser session.

– Persistent cookies remain in your browser even after you close it. They remain on your device until they expire, or until they are overwritten with a newer version, or until you delete them.

If you want to know how long a cookie is stored in your browser, please refer to the “Lifetime” column for each type of cookie in the table opposite.

  1. Who installs and manages cookies?

Based on who installs and manages cookies, a distinction can be made between “direct” cookies and “indirect” cookies.

– direct cookies are installed by the website itself.

– indirect cookies are installed by others than the website (for example, Google Analytics cookies or social media cookies). Please refer to the statements made by these parties on their respective websites about this. We exercise no influence on the content of those statements, nor on the content of the cookies of these third parties.

If you want to know who installs and manages cookies on this website, please refer to the “Cookies” and “Cookies used” columns in the table below for each cookie.

  1. How do you manage cookies?

You can change cookie settings for the website at any time. To do this, click on the floating button at the bottom left of your screen to open and customize your preferred menu.

Through your Internet browser, you can delete cookies automatically or manually, and you can specify whether or not certain cookies may be placed. More information regarding these features can be found in the instructions of your browser’s Help function:

Internet Explorer Cookie Preferences

– Cookie preferences Microsoft Edge

– Cookie preferences Firefox

– Cookie preferences Chrome

– Cookie preferences Safari

For more information on deleting and blocking cookies, visit:

Disabling cookies may, however, mean that you cannot use certain features of the website. After being deleted in your browser, cookies will be placed again upon your consent the next time you visit our website.

  1. How do we process personal data?

If you would like to learn more about who we are, how to contact us and how your personal data is processed, please read the Privacy Policy. If you have any further questions or comments regarding the processing of your personal data, please feel free to contact us using the details on our contact page.

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