Cookie Policy 

Who is responsible for this cookie policy?

We, De Brugse Paardentram, are responsible for this cookie policy. 

What are cookies? 

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: there are essential cookies (temporary), preference cookies (such as language settings) and tracking cookies (cookies that follow and track your behavior 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 is regulated differently in each European country. 

You can also find more information about data retention in the privacy terms.

Type cookies

Essential cookies 

These cookies are the minimum required to make the website work properly. You do not have to give permission for this. 

Preference cookies 

Preference cookies allow the site to remember information that affects the behavior and design of the website, such as your preferred language or the region where you live. 

Analytical 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 cookies allow us to track how many visitors consult our website and collect certain demographic data (e.g. country of origin). We keep track of your IP address. The data is also kept for a duration of 50 months. 

Social Media cookies 

On certain pages we display some social media 'buttons' that allow you as a user to further distribute these posts through your personal social media channel. These are loaded using a number of cookies.  

How do I see what cookies have been placed on my device and how do I remove/manage them? 

We want to give you as much control as possible over the use of cookies through our site. Therefore, you can manage the use of cookies both through our site and through your browser.  

Via the website 

When you visit our website for the first time, you will be given the option of accepting or rejecting specific types of cookies. Moreover, at any time you can adjust the use of cookies per type of cookie.  
The essential cookies mentioned above cannot be adjusted. These cookies are necessary for the site to function. The data that we may collect via these cookies is always anonymous. In this way, identification will never be possible. 

Via the browser 

In most popular browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge and Safari you can determine in the settings which cookies you want to allow on your computer or device. You can also choose in each browser to delete all cookies already on your computer. Please note that you will need to adjust these settings separately for each browser on each device you use. If you choose to no longer allow any type of cookies in your browser, including functional cookies, this may have a negative impact on the operation of our websites.

Cookies in use

The following cookies are used on this website:

Essential cookies

  • Cookie consent cookie
    Name: cc
    Purpose: This cookie keeps track of your personal specific cookie preferences.
    Expiration: 13 months

  • VstsSession 
    This is a Microsoft Azure specific cookie that contains the session id.
    Expiration: 12 months.

Analytical cookies

  • Google Analytics cookies 
    If you have accepted the tracking of analytical cookies, 2 cookies with specific Google Analytics data are tracked. These cookies are identified by the prefix _ga. Expiration: 13 months

  • Application Insights 
    Application insights keeps statistics, from the server, related to the operation of the application. (load times, health and usage). 2 cookies are tracked by Application insights namely:

    • ai_session 
      Keeps track of the id of the session.
      Expiration: 30 minutes

    • ai_user 
      Keeps the user id and the date when the application was started.
      Expiration: 12 months