What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website places on the hard drive of your computer when you visit the site. The main function of cookies is to distinguish one user from another.
Types of cookies
We use the following types of cookies.
These are necessary for the performance of the site, for example to remember your preferences and keep you logged in at your own request. We do not have to ask for permission for using these cookies.
These provide insight into how visitors use the website, which pages are visited the most and which keywords visitors use to search. This allows us to improve our website. Our web statistics are encrypted and processed anonymously. This means we do not collect personal data with these cookies.
Data is not automatically shared with Google. Also, our own Google analytics cookies are not used in combination with other Google services such as DoubleClick or AdWords.
We do not have to ask for permission for using these cookies. But we do want to inform you about them.
Social media cookies
Some content on our website is presented through external parties. These parties send cookies along with this content to track you on internet. These cookies are only placed when you tick and accept social media cookies.
With these cookies we can adjust our advertisements on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to match your interests. We also track whether you have already seen our advertisements. These cookies are only placed when you tick and accept marketing cookies.
Most cookies have a ’use-by’ date. In other words, after a certain period of time they will automatically expire and stop registering your website behaviour. You may also opt to delete cookies manually before their use-by date. To do so, follow the instructions in your browser manual.