Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

On this website we use cookies. A cookie is a small file that gets sent along with pages of this website and/or Flash applications and is stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer. At a next visit to our website this information stored can be sent back to our servers. These cookies will not damage your computer. uses the following cookies:

First party cookies:
Google Analytics (analytical cookies)
Functional and technical cookies (persistent and session cookies)
Other: Cookie Control Cookies

Third-party cookies:
Advertising Programs
Social Media

1. First Party Cookies

1.1 Google Analytics (analytical cookies)

Via our website a Google analytical cookie is placed as part of their analytics service. We use this service to track and get reports about how visitors use our site. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required to do so by law, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence over this.

The information Google collects is made anonymous as much as possible. Your IP address will NOT be passed on. The information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google claims to adhere to the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

1.2 Functional and technical cookies (required cookies)

Technical cookies are cookies that are necessary for the correct functioning of the website. These are needed to create an account, to log in and to detect fraud in your account. Functional Cookies remember your preferences. In case this refers to personal data needed to stay logged in during a session.

1.2.1 Use of session cookies

Many of the cookies used by are session cookies. Through these we save status information and preferences for a particular session. Through this we can adapt our services as much as possible to the surfing habits of our users and enhance user friendliness of our website during a session. For example think of staying logged in during a session. These cookies with your personal data are automatically deleted when you close your web browser.

1.2.2 The use of permanent cookies

Using a permanent cookie enables us to recognize you when you visit our website. The website can therefore be specially adjusted to your preferences. Even if you have given consent for the placing of cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie (for example, a cookie tool). This eliminates the need for you to repeat your preferences, thus saving time and create a more pleasant experience on our website. Permanent cookies can be removed through your browser settings.

1.2.3 Other: Cookie Control Cookies

These cookies are set to remember your preferences regarding cookies. These are of course necessary to know whether or not you give permission to store the following cookies on your device:

Google Analytics (statistics)
Cookies from advertising programs
Social Media cookies

2. Third Party Cookies

2.1 Tracking cookies to better tailor advertisements to your preferences

With your permission, other parties put "tracking cookies" on your equipment to better match advertising to your preferences. They use these cookies to keep track of the pages you visit outside of their network in order to build a profile of your online surfing habits. This profile is added to based on comparable information they get from your visits to other websites in their network. This profile is not associated with your name, address, email address etc. that we have on you, but only serves to help select ads that are most relevant to you.

2.2 Social Media

On our website buttons are included to promote web pages ( "like") or share ( "tweet") on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work through snippets of code derived from Facebook or Twitter itself. Cookies are placed through this code. This is beyond our influence. Please read Facebook or Twitter’s privacy statements (which may change frequently) in order to find out what they do with your (personal) data that they process through these cookies.

The information they collect is anonymous as much as possible. The information is transmitted to Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn and stored on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ propose to adhere to the Safe Harbor principles and are affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

3. Enabling, disabling and removing cookies

If you want to enable or disable cookies or change your settings, you can do so in your browser settings, e.g. in Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Mozilla or Chrome. More information about enabling or disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or by using the Help function of your browser. This may vary by browser. You may choose to activate the "do not track" feature in your browser.

Remove and accept tracking cookies and cookies placed by third parties:

Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties who may show ads to you through our website which match your preferences. These cookies can be removed centrally through Your Online Choices so that they will not be returned to a third-party website.

In your browser settings (e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Mozilla or Chrome) you can indicate which cookies you will accept. It varies per browser where these settings are located. Through the “help” function of your browser you can determine the exact location and method.

Reject specific cookies:

If you refuse (certain) cookies, it may be that you cannot fully utilize the functionalities of our website.

Rejecting cookies does not mean you will not be shown any ads anymore. You will still see ads in your browser, but these are no longer matched to your needs and preferences.

Please contact us if you have any questions.