Cookie statement

Introduction ( uses its own cookies (first-party cookies) and cookies from third parties whose services can be/are being used on the website (third-party cookies).
We would like to inform you about the use of these cookies in the overview below.
We emphasize that certain media are not available if you do not accept the relevant cookies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a simple, small file with personal data that is sent along with the pages of and is stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or other device. The information collected therein can be sent back to our servers or those of the relevant third party on a subsequent visit.

Cookies also include “scripts”. A script is programming code that is used to make our website function optimally and interactively.

Finally, “web beacons”, “pixel tags” or “social media cookies” also fall under the term “cookies”. These are used for the integration of various social network sites on Embedded elements of third parties, or in other words content stored with a third party, can also be displayed on our website. In addition, the content of can be shared via social network sites by means of the buttons present on the various pages. Examples of such social networking sites are Facebook, Google+, Whatsapp, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Disqus and Twitter.

Since cookies are personal data, their processing is governed by our privacy statement.  The processing of functional cookies is based on our legitimate interest, since the functional cookies are required for the proper functioning and security of Other cookies will not be placed unless has received your permission for this.

3. Different kind of cookies

3.1. Origin:

First party cookies are cookies that are placed directly on the website by

Third party cookies are cookies placed on by third parties, in particular because incorporates elements from other websites.

3.2. Lifespan:

Permanent cookies: remain on your device for the life of the cookie. They are activated every time you visit

Session cookies:  simplify and link the user’s actions during the browsing session. Each time you open the browser screen, these cookies are placed temporarily. Session cookies are deleted as soon as the browser is closed.

3.3. Function/purpose:

Functional cookies: ensure that all parts of the website function optimally. These are cookies that are necessary for the proper functioning and security of the website, such as cookies for load balancing (i.e. the distribution of requests to a web server over a number of computers), and for the adjustment of the user interface (in particular the choice of language and the display of search results). These cookies can be placed without permission.

Non-functional cookies: are placed for statistical, social and commercial purposes and are separate from the technical support of, and do not meet the conditions to be exempt from the consent requirement. Your explicit consent is required for the placement of these cookies.

(Non-functional) technical cookies ensure that your user preferences remain known. is therefore easily accessible and you do not have to enter the same information every time for multiple visits to the site.

Analytical cookies show how you use Based on this collected information, a statistical analysis is made in order to make and improve the structure, navigation and content of more user-friendly.

Via marketing cookies the online advertising offer is personalized. Based on a profile, drawn up on the basis of your search history and what you click on on the site, both and third parties gain insight into the campaign performance.

This also includes social media cookies.  These cookies offer the possibility to include buttons from social network sites. The buttons work via a code from these sites. A handy tool to promote web pages such as “like” and “pin”.
If social network sites place these cookies via to collect (your) data, has no influence on the use of and the way in which they deal with this data. More information about this can be found in the privacy statements of the social network sites, which are specified in the list of active cookies below. Please note that these privacy statements are subject to change by the social networking sites at any time.


It is only allowed to store cookies on your device without your permission if the visit to is impossible without using the cookie, or the cookie is necessary for the service provided by If these conditions are not met, we will only place the relevant cookies after we have obtained your consent.

You give permission for this when you visit for the first time by clicking on “allow cookies”.

Switch on and off

You can delete cookies automatically or manually via your internet browser and you can set up whether certain cookies may be placed or not. You can also set up your internet browser to notify you when a cookie is placed. More information about these options can be found in the instructions of the Help function of your browser.

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Attention! If cookies are disabled, there is a possibility that will not work optimally. After removal in your browser, cookies will be placed again after your consent on a subsequent visit to