A cookie is a simple small file that is temporarily stored in the memory of your computer or mobile device. At a subsequent visit to our Websites or Apps, cookies enable immediate recognition of your computer or mobile device.
We use different types of cookies. In the first place we use a type of cookies that enable you to use the Websites and Apps. This type of cookies is necessary for the functioning of the Websites and Apps (functional cookies). In the second place we use a type of cookies that help improve the performance of our Websites and Apps (performance cookies), and finally we use a type of cookies that help us to better understand how visitors use our Websites and Apps, so that we can adapt and improve our Websites, Apps, products, services and marketing efforts (analysis cookies).
In accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, we only place performance cookies and analysis cookies if you have given us permission for that. You can give this permission by ticking the appropriate box on the "Cookie Screen" that is shown at your first visit of one of our Websites or Apps. This Cookie Screen can from time to time be shown again, for example if a particular cookie has been rejected, expired or deleted.
3. Cookies On or Off
You can indicate in the settings of the browser of your computer that you do not want to receive cookies during your visit to our Websites and Apps. Please note that this may also have consequences for the cookies that are necessary for the functioning of our Websites and/or Apps. As a result, it may happen that you cannot use all the features of our Websites and Apps, or that a Website or App cannot be used at all. Another possibility is that you indicate in the settings of the browser of your computer that you want to receive a message when cookies are placed. The Dutch Consumers Association "De Consumentenbond" on its website provides an explanation of how you can adapt the settings on your browser. More information regarding cookies can also be found at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.org.
4. Cookies and Third Parties
Last update: 28 July 2015