What is a cookie?

We use cookies on this website. A cookie is a simple, small file that is sent together with pages of this website and/or Flash applications and is saved by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. The information saved in it can be sent back to our servers when you visit the site again. These cookies do not harm your computer.

Coldenhove uses the following cookies:

First party cookies:

  • Google Analytics (analytical cookies)
  • Functional and technical cookies (permanent and session cookies)
  • Other: cookie control cookies

Third-party cookies (cookies from third parties):

  • Advertising programs
  • Social Media

1. First Party Cookies

1.1 Google Analytics (analytical cookies)

A cookie from the company Google is placed via our website as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to track and obtain reports about how visitors use the website. Google can provide this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so, or insofar as third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We do not have any influence over this.

The information that Google collects is anonymised as much as possible. Your IP address is emphatically not given. The information is transferred to Google and saved by it on servers in the United States. Google adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor programme of the American Department of Commerce. This means there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

1.2 Functional and technical cookies (necessary cookies)

Technical cookies are cookies that are necessary for the website(s) of Coldenhove to function, to create an account, to be able to log in and to detect fraud with your account. Functional cookies save your preferences. At Coldenhove, this includes personal data filled in on the personal profile page to stay logged in during a session.

1.2.1 Use of session cookies

Many of the cookies that Coldenhove uses are session cookies. We use a session to save status data and preferences during a certain session. This allows us to adapt our service to the browsing behaviour of our visitors as much as possible and increase the ease of use of the website during the session. This includes staying logged in during a session, your . These cookies are deleted automatically when you close you web browser.

Attention: we use all these cookies for the proper functionality of the website and to guarantee increased ease of use.

1.2.2 Use of permanent cookies

Using a permanent cookie we recognise you upon a new visit to our website. In this way the website can be set specifically to your preferences. We can also remember that you have given permission for placing cookies by means of a cookie (for example a cookie tool). In this way you do not have to repeat your preferences every time, so you save time and can use our website more easily. You can delete permanent cookies via the settings on your browser.

1.2.3 Other: cookie control cookies

These cookies are placed to save your preferences regarding cookies. These are of course necessary to know whether or not you give permission to saving the following cookies on your equipment:

  • Google Analytics (statistics)
  • Cookies for advertising programs
  • Social Media cookies

2. Third Party Cookies

2.1 Tracking cookies to attune advertisements to your preferences better

With your permission, other parties place “tracking cookies” on your equipment to attune advertisements to your preferences better. They use these cookies to keep track of what pages you visit outside of their network to build a profile of your online browsing behaviour. This profile is partially built up on the basis of comparable information that they obtain from your visits to other websites from their network. This profile is not linked to your name, address, email address and the like as is known to us, but is only used to attune advertisements to your profile to be as relevant to you as possible.

2.2 Social Media

Our website includes buttons to be able to promote (“like”) or share (“tweet”) webpages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work using pieces of code that come from Facebook and Twitter respectively. Cookies are placed by means of this code. We do not have any influence on this. Read the privacy statements of Facebook and Twitter (which can change regularly) for information about what they do with your (personal) data they process with these cookies.

The information that they collect is anonymised as much as possible. The information is transferred to Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn and saved by them on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ voluntarily adhere to the Safe Harbor Principles and are affiliated with the Safe Harbor programme of American Department of Commerce. This means there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

3. Enabling, disabling and deleting cookies

Do you want to enable or disable cookies or change your settings? This can be done in the settings of your browser (for example Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox or Chrome). More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or by using your browser’s Help function. These vary by browser. You can choose to activate the 'do not track' functionality in your browser.

Deleting and accepting tracking cookies and cookies placed by third parties:

Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties that, among other things, can present advertisements to you on our website that fit with your preferences. You can delete these cookies centrally via Your Online Choices so they are not placed back on a third-party website.

In the settings of your browser (for example Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, or Chrome) you can indicate whether, and if yes, what cookies you accept. Where these settings can be found varies by browser. You can find the exact location and procedure with your browser’s ‘help’ function.

Refusing specific cookies:

If you refuse (certain) cookies, it is possible that you cannot, or not fully, make use of the functionalities of our website.

Refusing cookies further does not mean you will no longer see any advertisements. You will still see advertisements in your browser, but they will then no longer be attuned to your wishes and preferences.

Please contact us if you have questions.