Cookie policy

This website makes use of cookies. A cookie is a simple small file that is sent along with pages from this website; some cookies may be stored by your browser. We can then ask your browser to return the cookie to our server on a subsequent visit to our website.

Our web server generates different types of cookies, which can be stored on your computer or smartphone when you visit our websites. Our cookies may contain pieces of information that are considered personal data, such as a unique identification number, your IP address and the type of browser you are using.

We ask you for permission to offer cookies when you visit our website. In addition, you can set your browser to accept all cookies, not accept cookies, or leave the choice per cookie to you. If you refuse all our cookies in your browser, certain parts of our website (s) may stop working. For example, you can no longer sign up for the newsletter. More information about cookie settings can be found in the Help function of your browser.

1.1 Session cookies

Using a session cookie, our web server remembers which pages of the website you have viewed during the current visit and in what order. This is important because the web server itself has no memory for this. By storing information from these cookies anonymously and analyzing it afterwards, we can also optimize the layout and navigation on our site. This type of cookies is volatile; they are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser. In addition, they do not collect personal data, such as your IP address.

1.2 Permanent cookies

With the help of a permanent cookie we can recognize you during a subsequent visit to our website. The website can therefore be specially adjusted to your preferences. For example, if you consent to the placing of cookies, we will record this in a permanent cookie and offer it to your browser; if you have set your browser to accept this cookie, you do not need to give your consent next time. This saves you time and allows you to use our website more pleasantly. Permanent cookies can use your IP address to remember you; you can reject them through your browser settings and delete them through the "Clear History" feature.

1.3 Google Analytics cookie

We use the Google Analytics service to receive reports on how visitors use our website. For this we offer every visitor a cookie from Google. If you have set your browser to accept this type of cookies, your movements on our website will be tracked in this cookie.

Information from these cookies is collected, processed and reported back to us by Google. This is done anonymously; your IP address is expressly not provided.

Google can provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have allowed Google to use this anonymous information for other Google services.

The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states that it adheres to the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

1.4 Social media

On our website you will find links to the pages on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. After clicking such a link you will land on the page that has on the relevant platform. If you wish, you can log in with your password for this platform and click "Follow". Depending on your settings, you will then be informed of new posts from on this platform. The platform will also send a notification with your account name to will then know that you are following us on this platform and can view your public profile on this platform. is bound by the privacy policy of Social Media in which it participates and recommends that you review their privacy statements.

 1.5 Links to Other Websites

When viewing, you may come across links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites are not operated by and may have their own privacy statement. We strongly encourage you to read them to understand how your personal information is used by these sites. We are neither responsible for the content of these sites, nor for the use or privacy policies of those sites.

1.6 Change cookie preference

You can set your preference in most browsers.

For information about cookie settings in Google Chrome, see: Clear, Enable and Manage cookies in Chrome.