Google Analytics and AdWords
As part of its “Analytics” and “AdWords” service, Google places cookies on our website. We use this service to monitor how visitors use the website. Google can only disclose this information to third parties if it is legally obliged to do so, or if these third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have authorized Google to use the information obtained through Analytics and AdWords for other Google services. The information that Google collects is made as anonymous as possible. We never provide your IP address. The information is sent to the United States, where Google stores it on servers. Google complies with the Privacy Shield principles and is part of the EU – U.S. and Swiss – U.S. Privacy Shield Framework of the US Department of Commerce. This means, among other things, that Google handles (personal) data with integrity and that there is an appropriate and adequate level of protection for the processing of (personal) data.
_utma : expires after 48 hours
_utmb : expires after 30 minutes
_utmc : expires as soon as you close your browser
_utmv : expires after 2 years
_utmz: expires after 6 months
On our websites you will find buttons to promote web pages (Like) or share them (Tweet) on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These buttons use pieces of code that also place cookies. We have no influence on this process. To find out what they do with the (personal) data that they process with these cookies, please read the privacy statements of these social networks.
With the aid of a session cookie we can see which elements of the website you have viewed during your visit. This allows us to adapt our services as much as possible to the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
We make use of retargeting for our websites. We use this technique to make the Internet offer even more interesting for you. For example, it is possible to offer internet users who have already shown interest in campaigns or our products and services on other websites relevant advertisements. We think that personalized ads are more interesting to you than ads that are not relevant to you. The display of these advertisements on partner pages is done with the help of cookies and an analysis of earlier usage behaviour.
You have the right to access your data, as well as to correct or to delete it. For more information please read the rights you have in our Privacy Statement. To prevent abuse, we could ask you to provide adequate proof of identification. If it pertains to access to personal data linked to a cookie, please send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find the cookie in your browser settings.
Enabling and disabling cookies in your browser
You can easily manage whether or not to allow cookies in your web browser. More information on how to enable, disable and delete cookies can be found in the instructions and/or with the aid of the Help function of your browser.
Deleting tracking cookies placed by third parties
Some tracking cookies placed by third parties expose you to advertisements, sometimes via our own website. You can delete these cookies centrally through Your Online Choices so that they cannot be placed on a website by a third party.
More information about cookies?
You can find more information about cookies here: Your Online Choices: “A guide to online behavioural advertising”.
1 June 2018