This Cookies Policy was last updated on June 14, 2023.
What are cookies?
By using cookies we can make sure that, for example, it is easy for you to surf our website, that when you visit our websites, you are not presented with the same information repeatedly. Cookies also enable us to measure how our website is being used and how to further improve it.
Third party cookies
We may use Google Analytics cookies to collect statistics of the use and users of our website. By measuring the use of (specific parts of) the website, we can improve our website for the benefit of the users. We further use these statistics to measure the amount of our visitors and the duration of the visit of each visitor, to determine how visitors navigate through the different pages on our website, to consider which sections of our website need adjustments/should be revised, and to optimize our website in general.
The Analytics cookies provide us with the following information/data that will be stored in our web analytics system:
- The IP-address anonymized;
- Traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the site;
- Which (sub)pages are visited on the website;
- The duration of the visit/use of the website and its subpages. The following analytics cookies used on our websites are:
|_ga||Used to distinguish users.||2 years|
|_gid||Used to distinguish users.||24 hours|
|_gat_dc_gtm_<property-id>||Used to throttle request rate.||1 minute|
|AMP_TOKEN||Used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. May also indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving aClient ID from AMP Client ID service||30 seconds to 1 year|
|_gac_<property-id>||Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, GoogleAds website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.||90 days|
If you do not want our websites to store cookies on your computer you must adjust your browser settings. You will then be given a warning before cookies are placed. You could also adjust your settings to the extent that your browser refuses all cookies or only those from third parties. You can delete cookies that have been placed. Please note that you have to adjust the settings for each browser and computer you use.
Deleting cookies in Internet Explorer
Go to the menu Extra > Internet options > General. Under Browsing History, click on Delete. It could be that you do not want to delete everything. Just make sure that the Cookies box is ticked and click on Delete.
Deleting cookies in Firefox
Go to Extra > Options > Privacy. Click on Delete your recent history. Under Details you can indicate exactly what you want to delete. In any case tick the Cookies box. You can also indicate how old the cookies should be. Then click on All.
Deleting cookies in Chrome
Click on the icon with the 3 lines in the top right corner. Click on More tools > Clear browsing data. Make sure that the “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” box is ticked. You can also indicate how old the cookies should be. Then click on All.
Deleting cookies in Safari
Click on the radar icon in the top right corner. Click on Preferences, go to Privacy and click on Remove All Website Data. You can also click on Details and remove selected data.