What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. A cookie stores information about your click behaviour, for example, or your personal settings. Then, when you visit the website again, this data can be re-read. This enables, for instance, your data to be entered automatically when you want to download something from our website.
What kind of cookies do we use?
We use the following types of cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies.
These cookies are necessary for our website to function properly.
- Analytical cookies.
With these cookies we can recognise and count the number of visitors, and gain insight into how visitors use our website. This allows us to improve the website, for example by making it easier for you as a user to find what you are looking for.
- Functionality cookies.
These cookies ensure that we recognise you when you visit our website again. For example, we can remember your details and preferences, such as your language choice, or your name when you fill out a form.
When do these cookies expire?
With the exception of the strictly necessary cookies, all cookies used on our site expire after a certain period. This can vary depending on the type of cookie.
Here’s how you can disable cookies in different browsers. Please note that our website may not work correctly if certain cookies are disabled.
- Click on the gear icon > Internet Options > Privacy tab.
- Click Advanced.
- If you want to accept all cookies, click Accept under 'First-party cookies' and 'Third-party cookies'.
- If you want to block all cookies, click Block under 'First-party cookies' and 'Third-party cookies'.
- Click OK.
- Click on the top right icon on the three dots.
- Click Settings.
- Click Advanced at the bottom of the screen.
- Under 'Privacy and security' click on the Site settings button.
- Click on Cookies.
- By default, the option 'Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)' is checked, allowing all cookies. If you want to block all cookies, move the slider on the bar to the left.
- Do you only want to block third-party cookies? Then move the slider on the bar behind 'Block third-party cookies' to the right.
- With the option 'Keep local data only until you quit your browser' you only save cookies when the browser is open. When you close the browser, the cookies are deleted.
- Click on Safari in the top left of the menu bar.
- Click on Preferences.
- Click on the Privacy tab.
- To the right of 'Cookies and website data' you will find the option 'Block all cookies'. Check this box if you want to block all cookies. On the confirmation prompt, click on Block all.
- If you want to allow all cookies, make sure that the 'Block all cookies' option is not selected.
- Go to Settings > Safari.
- Scroll down until you reach 'Privacy and security'. Here you can see that all cookies are automatically allowed.
- Tap the Block all cookies option > Block all if you want to block all cookies.
- Click in the top right on the icon with three horizontal lines.
- Click Content Blocking.
- The 'Standard' option is automatically selected. This option only allows strictly necessary cookies.
- Click on the 'Strict' option if you want to block all cookies.
- To decide for yourself which cookies are blocked and which are not, choose the 'Custom' option.
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