Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 122
1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small data files that your computer, mobile phone or other device downloads when you visit a website. Cookies are sent back on each subsequent visit to this website or to another website that recognizes this cookie.
Cookies enable a website to recognise users.
Cookies are used, among other things, to help you navigate between pages efficiently, to remember your preferences and to increase your general ease of use.
See also the following link for more information about cookies: www.youronlinechoices.com
To increase the functionality of our Website;
To ease the use of our Website and to adapt it to your needs;
To gather statistics and study the behaviour of visitors of our Website;
3. WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
We make use of the following type of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are necessary for the functioning of our Website. They allow you to log in and use our services.
Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies analyse the way our Website is used, which pages are most frequently visited, which problems occur, etc. This way we can improve our Website and keep your user experience optimal.
Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognize individual users and to remember their preferences. We can, for instance, remember your choice of language and other settings so that they are immediately correct on your next visit.
Targeted or marketing/advertising cookies. These cookies analyse your surfing behaviour (on our and other websites) to show you ads that match your interests and profile. Such cookies generally come from third parties (such as Google or Facebook) that collect that information and also take care of the ads based on it.
As a rule, our cookies expire automatically.
Our cookies can also be explained on the basis of who owns them. They can thus be divided into:
First-party cookies. These cookies are created by the domain (website) you are visiting directly. They control and remember e.g. the display of the website in your preferred language or the username you entered on the Website.
Third-party cookies. These cookies come from other parties. They are often used to track online behaviour across different websites.
4.WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE?
Purpose: To improve the operation and functioning of the website.
Type: Strictly necessary cookies
Data: Your behaviour on our website, technical identification data, preferences, etc. No data will be kept permanently that may lead to identification.
Validity: First-party cookies include both session cookies (which expire when you close your browser) and persistent cookies which expire after 1 year.
4.2 Google Analytics
Purpose: Analysis of technical and geographical data, user interactions and usage of our Website to enhance your user experience and the functionalities offered on this Website. We have set Google Analytics so that the findings of Google Analytics are only shared anonymously with Google.
Type: Analytical/performance cookies
Data: Technical identification data, your behaviour and interactions with our Website. We do not have access to the information collected, only to the resulting statistics.
Validity: These include both session cookies and cookies that expire after 2 years.
4.3 YouTube / Vimeo
Purpose: YouTube and Vimeo are used by the website to store and show video content. These cookies are set by YouTube and Vimeo to track usage of their services.
Type: Performance cookies
Data: Usage of services (for example to increment the ‘views’ counter on the videos).
Validity: These cookies are removed at the end of your session.
Purpose: These cookies are used by Facebook as part of their embedded services on our Website (likes, sharing etc.).
Type: Marketing cookies
Validity: These cookies are from Facebook and will be deleted after a maximum of 2 years. Your personal data will be saved for a maximum of 180 days.
5. HOW CAN YOU CONTROL COOKIES?
At any time, you are able to refuse any advertising, analytical and functionality cookies via our cookie settings on our Website.
You can also control which cookies you want to accept yourself via your browser settings. If you refuse functionality, analytical and/or strictly necessary cookies, it might be possible that certain parts of our website will not work properly or not at all.
Settings for your browser can be found via the following links: