What are cookies
Cookies are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise your device, preferences and can be used to improve your online experience. Cookies are not active, executing software, which means that they are not harmful to your computer.
Types of cookies
This website uses both first party cookies as well as third party cookies.
First party cookies or direct cookies are created by a website to improve the user experience. They regulate the technical part of a website. The visited website creates and places first party cookies of which some are automatically removed when you leave the website while others remain on your computer until you delete them. If you return to a specific website, this page can recognise the visitor by means of the cookie and further elaborate the history.
Third party cookies or indirect cookies are created and placed on your computer by another party than the website you visit. These cookies are used to have a clear view on visitor flows, traffic flows and page displays. They are not linked to personally identifiable information and are used to map out the surfing behaviour of visitors. That way, we can adapt parts of the website to the interests and needs of the visitors.
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