Why cookies?

We place specific cookies for the following reasons: • To increase ease of use for visitors. They help in functionality and are intended to provide insight into the operation and effectiveness of the website. • To gain insight into the interest of our target group in our proposition.

Functional Cookies

Cookies that make sure that this website functions properly. The website uses cookies to ensure that our websites work properly. For example, we use cookies for: • saving settings for an optimal video display, such as the desired buffer size and the resolution data of your screen • reading your browser settings to optimize displaying our website on your screen • Showing or hiding content that should only be visible to returning visitors or only to initial visitors

Web statistics

Cookies allow us to measure the use of the website. To determine which parts of the website are most interesting to our visitors, we try to continuously measure using the software of Google Analytics, Google DoubleClick and Hotjar. This information is necessary to measure whether and to what extent our proposition is found interesting by our target groups. It is therefore necessary to keep web statistics. For this we use cookies, tags/beacons and JavaScript so we can recognize the browser, track numbers and analyze interaction. Cookies placed by Google Analytics are set up as prescribed by the Authority for the Protection of Personal Data so that there is a minimum violation of privacy.

What are Tags/Beacons and Java Scripts?

• Beacons and tags are synonyms. Tags are used to allow visitors and usage of a website to be measured. • JavaScript ensures that measurements cannot be cached so that we can count a repeated page-view. In addition, JavaScript is also used for technical measurements to measure which features are popular. From the information we collect in this way, statistics are created. These statistics give us insight into how often our web pages are visited, where visitors spend the most time, and so on. This enables us to make the structure, navigation and content of the website as user-friendly as possible. The statistics and other reports cannot be traced back to individuals. We use cookies for: • keeping track of the number of visitors on our web pages • tracking the time that each visitor spends on our web pages • determining the order in which a visitor visits the various pages of our website • Assessing which parts of our website need to be adjusted • optimizing the website, among other things through A/B testing • Click here for a list of the statistical cookies we use.

Social media cookies

Cookies to share content from our website via social media and display content from social media on the website.

The articles and videos you view on our website can be shared via social media using buttons. For the functioning of these buttons, social media cookies from the social media parties are used, so they recognize you when you want to share an article or video.

Content from social media includes embeds from YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn.

These cookies therefore make it possible for:

  • logged in users of selected social media can share certain content of our website directly
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  • LinkedIn:
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  • Twitter:

Adjusting cookie settings and more information

If you do not want websites to place cookies on your computer at all, you can adjust your browser settings so that you receive a warning before a cookie is placed. You can also change your settings so that your browser refuses all cookies or only the cookies of third parties. You can also delete cookies that have already been placed. Please note that you must adjust the settings separately for each browser and computer you use.

Please be aware that if you do not want cookies, we can no longer guarantee that our website will work completely properly. It is possible that some functions of the site will be lost or even that you will not be able to see certain websites at all. In addition, refusing cookies does not mean that you will no longer see any advertisements. The ads are then only not tailored to your interests and are repeated more often. How you can adjust your settings varies from one browser to another. If necessary, consult the help function of your browser, or click one of the icons below to go directly to the manual of your browser.

Delete cookies

Delete cookies in Internet Explorer

Go to the Tools > Internet Options > General tab. Under Browse history, click Delete. You may not want to delete everything. Make sure that at least Cookies is checked and click Delete.

Delete cookies in Firefox

Go to Tools > Options > Privacy tab. Click on Clear your recent history. Under Details you can indicate what exactly you want to delete. Be sure to check Cookies. You can also specify how old the cookies should be. Choose All here.

Delete cookies in Chrome

Click on the icon with 3 lines at the top right. Click on Tools > Clear Browser Data... Make sure that 'Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data' is checked. You can also specify how old the cookies should be. Choose All here.

Concluding remarks

We will have to adapt these statements from time to time, for example because our website or the rules around cookies change. We may change the content of the statements and the cookies listed at any time without prior notice. We recommend that you regularly consult this webpage for the latest version, in order to assess whether you want to revise your consent.