Cookies are small data or text files that websites place on your local computer, tablet, smartphone or other mobile device. Such cookies can have different purposes: for example, you have technical cookies (e.g. language settings), session cookies (temporary cookies) and tracking cookies (cookies that track your behaviour on the website in order to offer you a more optimal user experience).
Belgian law contains some provisions regarding cookies, and their use on websites. The Belgian implementation is derived from the European e-Privacy Directive, but cookie use and cookie legislation are regulated differently in each European country.
What types of cookies do we use?
This website mainly uses first-party cookies. These cookies are there to help improve your experience on the site. We do this by registering certain information about the user, such as the choice of language, the pages visited and the duration of the visits. To make full use of this website, your computer, tablet or mobile phone must accept cookies.
This website also uses third-party cookies:
We consult the user statistics of our website via Google Analytics. For this purpose, a number of cookies are loaded when you visit the site. These tracking cookies enable us to track how many visitors visit our website and collect certain demographic data (e.g. country of origin). We keep track of your IP address. The data are also kept for an unlimited period of time.
On certain pages, we show some social media 'buttons'. These are loaded using a number of cookies. These buttons allow you as a user to spread these messages further via your personal social media channel.
How can I manage my cookies?
More information can also be found at www.aboutcookies.org.