What is a cookie?

We use cookies on this website. A cookie is a small text file which is sent by this website and stored by your web browser on the hard drive from your computer.

We use functional and analytical cookies. 

Functional cookies

These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the website, for example, for selecting a language. 

Analytical cookies

Via our website, a cookie from the US company, Google, is placed on your computer, as part of the Google Analytics service. We make use of this service to track and get reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if it is legally obliged to do so or insofar as third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have not authorised Google to use your personal data for its own purposes and we do not use other Google services in combination with the Google Analytics cookies.

The information collected by Google is anonymised as much as possible. Your IP address is anonymised by Google, which implies that only part of your IP address is shared. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google undertakes to abide by the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated to the Privacy Shield programme of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of personal data within the meaning of Article 45 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We have entered into a data processing agreement with Google for the processing of personal data by Google in the context of the Google Analytics service.

Enabling, disabling and deleting cookies

Most web browsers can be configured in such a way that they do not store any cookies. The method for disabling cookies is different for each browser. More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions or in the Help menu of your browser.

Personal data

Your personal data may be collected when using cookies. For more information about how we handle your personal data and your rights with respect to your personal data, please refer to our Privacy Statement.