Cookie policy

We use cookies on this website. A cookie is a small, simple file that is sent when viewing pages on this website [and/or Flash applications] and saved by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. The information saved in the cookie may be sent back to our servers on a subsequent visit.

Google Analytics
The American company Google places a cookie when you visit our website, as part of its Analytics service. We use this service to gain insight into how visitors use the website, and to generate reports detailing this. Google can supply this information to third parties if legally obliged to do so, or in the event of third parties processing the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on these matters. We have authorised Google to use the obtained analytical information for other Google services.

Wherever possible, the information collected by Google is anonymised. Your IP address is expressly withheld. The data is transferred to Google, who subsequently store the information on servers in the United States. Google claims to comply with the Privacy Shield principles and is a member of the American Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield programme, which entails an appropriate level of security when processing personal data.

Tracking cookies
With your consent, we place a cookie on your computer that we can access when you visit one of the websites in our network. This lets us know that in addition to visiting our website, you have also visited other websites in our network. The resulting profile is not linked to your name, address, email address or the like, and is only used to tailor advertisements to your profile, so that you are shown only the most relevant advertisements.

Facebook and Twitter buttons
Buttons have been included on our website to enable visitors to promote (‘like’) or share (‘tweet’) web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons function using code originating from Facebook or Twitter respectively. Cookies are placed based on this code, and we cannot influence how these cookies are placed. Read the Facebook and Twitter privacy statements (which are frequently updated) to read how they process (personal) data obtained about you via these cookies.

‘The information that they collect is anonymised wherever possible. The information is transferred to Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn, who subsequently store the information on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ claim to comply with the Privacy Shield principles and are members of the American Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield programme, which entails an appropriate level of security when processing personal data.’

Permission
By using this website, you give permission for the information to be processed in the manner and for the purposes outlined above.