Who is responsible for processing your data?
What are cookies?
Cookies are small, simple text files that your computer or mobile device stores when you visit our website.
What are the other techniques?
- Your visits to our websites are made both easier and more enjoyable;
- When you visit our website you don't always receive the same information or aren't required to re-enter it;
- We are able to measure how our website is used and where we still have room for improvement in that regard;
- We can recognise which device you are using when you visit our site;
- We can register (or can have registered) how often an advertisement is shown so that advertisements are tailored more to your needs and interests and to prevent you from having to look at the same advertisement time and again.
Third party cookies
Which cookies do we use? In brief:
Functional cookies or essential cookies
Functional cookies ensure that our website functions properly, for example, your browser settings are saved so that you can view our online shop on your screen at the optimal resolution.
We use analytical cookies in combination with assistance from third parties to collect statistics on website use by users. By being able to measure website use we can continue improving our website to the benefit of our users. The following data, among others, are stored:
- IP address, rendered anonymous;
- Technical specifications, such as the browser you are using (e.g., Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox) and your monitor/screen resolution and what type of equipment or device you are using;
- The website or page that linked you to our website;
- The time and duration of your visit to or use of the website;
Third party social media cookies
Third party social media cookies are cookies that enable social media website functionalities. Think, for example, of YouTube videos used to present a project, Google Maps use, and Facebook's 'like' button.
We store advertising cookies on our website. We also provide third parties with the option of storing advertising cookies on our online shop, and we also store advertising cookies on third party websites. The data derived from these advertising cookies can be combined. Our purpose in doing so is so that in using your online browsing, search and purchase statistics we can ensure our ability to provide the most relevant offers possible. We also use these advertising cookies to keep track of advertisements that you've seen.
Third party social media cookies
How do third party social media cookies work?
Social media cookies are stored by the social media websites themselves. If you click a social media button in our online shop, then a social media cookie will be stored on your device. The social media party is able to recognise your IP address as soon as you share one of our online shop's pages. For cookies stored by social media parties and the data collected by them through these cookies, we refer you to the statements made by these parties on their own websites in this regard. We recommend that you regularly refer to the privacy and cookie statements below:
If you would like to disable the cookies of specific parties, this is possible using www.youronlinechoices.com.
Deleting cookies in Chrome:
Click the icon with the three vertical dots in the upper right-hand corner. Click 'Settings' > 'History' > 'Clear browser data'. In any case, make sure that 'Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data' is checked. You can also specify how far back the cookies need to date. Select 'All'.
Deleting cookies in Firefox:
Click the icon with the three stacked horizontal lines in the upper right-hand corner. Go to 'Options' >'Privacy'. Click 'Clear recent browsing history'. Under 'Details', you can now specify exactly what you want to delete. Be sure to tick the 'Cookies' box either way. You can also specify how far back the cookies need to date. Select 'All'.
Deleting cookies in Safari:
In the top left corner of the menu bar, click 'Safari' > 'Preferences'. Select the 'Privacy' tab at the top of the window. Then click 'Remove all Website Data'.
Delete cookies in Internet Explorer:
Click the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner. Go to the menu 'Security' > 'Delete browsing history'. Now you can specify exactly what you want to delete. Be sure to tick the 'Cookies and website data' box either way. Click 'Delete' at the bottom of the window.