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