Cookie Policy

Introduction

Our website uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below, we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

Definitions

• Cookie

A cookie is a small simple text file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

• Scripts

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

• Web beacon

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “All cookies”, you consent to us using all cookies and plug-ins as described in the pop-up and this cookie statement. You can manage which cookies are placed through our cookie preference centre.

Third parties

We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies. However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies.

Cookies

Necessary cookies

Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to process payments and provide access to core functionality such as access to videos and management of cookies. They do not collect or store any personal information. We do not require consent to place these cookies.

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Analytical cookies

We use analytical cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these analytical cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. Although they do not gather personal information, we ask your permission to place analytical cookies.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies, enable us to personalize the advertisements for you, and we (and third parties) gain insights into the campaign results. With these cookies you, as website visitor are linked to a unique ID, so you do not see the same ad more than once for example.
Because these cookies are marked as tracking cookies, we ask your permission to place these.

Social media buttons

Buttons such as for Facebook and Instagram are sometimes used to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook and Instagram. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Facebook and Instagram themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymised as much as possible. Facebook and Instagram are located in the United States.

The Cookies we place are:

 

NameDurationDescriptionTypeThird Party Share
_ga2 YearsThis cookie is associated with Google and is used to anonymously distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site’s analytics reports.AnalyticsGoogle
_gid1 DayThis is a performance cookie associated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.AnalyticsGoogle
_gat1 Day

This is a performance cookie associated with Google Universal Analytics, and is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

AnalyticsGoogle
YSCSession

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

AnalyticsYouTube
tk_aiSession

This cookie is used by Woocommerce.

AnalyticsAnalytics Woocommerce
_fbp3 MonthsUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.MarketingFacebook
ads/ga-audiencesSessionUsed by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websitesMarketingFacebook
fr3 monthsUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.MarketingFacebook
GPS1 dayRegisters a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.MarketingFacebook
IDE2 YearsUsed by Google Doubleclick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.MarketingGoogle
NID6 monthsRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.MarketingGoogle
rc::aPersistentThis cookie is used to distinguish make valid reports on the use of their website.MarketingGoogle
rc::bSessionThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.MarketingGoogle
rc::cSessionThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.MarketingGoogle
test.cookie1 DayUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.AnalyticsGoogle
trSessionUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.MarketingFacebook
VISITORJNFO1J.1VE179 DaysTries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.FunctionalYouTube
YSCSessionRegisters a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.FunctionalYouTube
yt-remote-cast-i nstal ledSessionStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoFunctionalYouTube
yt-remote-connected-devicesPersistentStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoFunctionalYouTube
yt-remote-device-idPersistentStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoFunctionalYouTube
yt-remote-fast-check- periodSessionStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoFunctionalYouTube
yt-remote-session-appSessionStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoFunctionalYouTube
yt-remote-session-nameSessionStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoFunctionalYouTube
pintrest_cmNo DataNo DataNo DataNo Data
Woocommerce_recently_viewedSessionContains an array of 15 recently viewed itemsNecessary
__stripe_mid11 monthsThis cookie is set by Stripe payment gateway. This cookie is used to enable payment on the website without storing any payment information on a server.NecessaryStripe Payment Gateway
__stripe_sid30 minutesThis cookie is set by Stripe payment gateway. This cookie is used to enable payment on the website without storing any payment information on a server.NecessaryStripe Payment Gateway
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary1 MonthRecords the default button state of the corresponding category. It works only in coordination with the viewed_cookie_policy.Necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary1 MonthRecords the default button state of the corresponding category. It works only in coordination with the viewed_cookie_policy cookie.Necessary
viewed_cookie_policy1 MonthRecords user consent for the usage of cookies upon accept and reject. It doesn’t track any personal data and is set only upon user action (accept/reject).Necessary
asp_transient_idNo DataNo DataNo DataNo Data
PHPSESSIDSessionCookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables.Necessary

Update June 2020