Cookie Policy

In this cookie policy, we explain which cookies are placed via this website and what information is obtained from your computer, mobile phone, tablet, smart watch or tablet (hereinafter: 'peripheral equipment'). We also state the purposes for which the collected information is used.e discussed.

What are cookies?

Cookies are simple, small, text files that are sent to your browser when you visit our website and then stored on the hard disk or in the memory of your peripheral equipment. The browser can send back this information the next time you visit our website. Cookies cannot damage your computer or the files on your computer.

Cookie legislation makes a distinction between privacy-sensitive and non-privacy-sensitive cookies. Functional and analytical cookies are not classified as privacy-sensitive cookies. No consent is required for placing functional and analytical cookies.

We use the following cookies:

  • Functional cookies
  • Analytical cookies
  • Social media cookies
  • Marketing cookies

Functional cookies

These are cookies that are needed for our website to function correctly. For example, functional cookies ensure that you do not have to log in on every page after logging in on the website and they remember the forms completed on the website. These cookies are always active and cannot be disabled. Because these cookies collect anonymous information only, no consent is required to place them. 

Analytical cookies

These cookies are used for statistical purposes only and they enable us to determine the number of unique visitors, how visitors move through the website as a whole, which pages are the most and the least popular, how long visitors spend on a particular page and which page they are on when they leave the website. All information collected by these cookies is anonymous and we use it solely to adapt our website to the needs of our visitors and therefore to improve the user experience. No consent is required for these cookies.

We use Google Analytics cookies for which we have concluded a processing agreement with Google. By marking the last octet of the IP address, the IP address is anonymised and untraceable. We do not use other Google services in combination with the Google Analytics cookies and sharing data with Google is disabled.

Social media cookies

There are social media buttons on our website that make it possible to share information from our website via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter. These buttons work only if the social media party in question can place a social media cookie. When this cookie is accepted, the social media party recognises its own user and the user logged in with this social media party can share the information directly. Your consent is required for placing social media cookies.

For the cookies that social media parties place and the data they collect, please refer to the statements of these parties on their own websites.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies, also known as tracking cookies, are special cookies that are used to identify and track a visitor across one or more websites. Marketing cookies enable us to create profiles of visitors to our website ('profiling'). On the basis of the pages you visit, information is obtained about how you use a website, what keywords you use and what you are interested in. That information enables us to provide you with targeted information that is relevant for you at the present time. Your consent is required for placing marketing cookies.

Validity of cookies

Session cookies are used to map your surfing behaviour on our website during a particular visit. These cookies are automatically deleted after the browser is closed.

Other cookies remain on your peripheral equipment for a longer period of time. These 'permanent cookies' ensure that your peripheral equipment is recognised the next time you visit the website. These cookies allow us to show you the website that has been specifically tailored to your preferences. Because your preferences have already been set, you save time when visiting the website again and it is more pleasant to use.

Blocking and removing cookies

Functional and analytical cookies are always placed by us because they are necessary for the proper functioning of our website. Social media and marketing cookies are only placed by us if you have given us your prior consent. You can always withdraw your consent for these cookies.

What cookies do we use?

You can read more below about the cookies we use on our website and the purposes for which we use these cookies.

  • Functional cookies
  • Analytical cookies
  • Social media cookies
  • Marketing cookies
NameTechniqueDomainPurposeValidityLink privacy externally
Functional cookies   
ASP.NET_SessionIdCookie System cookie to distinguish the different simultaneous users from each other.1 year 
LoginCookie Information about the logged-in CMS user.1 year 
DW_ExtranetCookie Information about the logged-in Extranet user.1 year 
DW_Survey_Participant_IDCookie User identification for surveys, only for extranet users.1 year 
DW_Survey_Anonymus_Participant_ICookie User identification for surveys, used for anonymous surveys.1 year 
Analytische cookies   
umta - umtzCookie With Google Analytics we measure how the user uses our website and how the user has found our website. We use this knowledge to improve our website. Google Analytics is the Web analysis application with which visitor behaviour is analysed at an aggregated level in order to improve the website for visitors based on aggregated insights and to make it more in line with preferences.1 year 
Social media cookies   
Guest_idCookietwitter.comCookies that start with pid and guest_id come from Twitter. These cookies are used so that you can share information from us with others via Twitter. We store this cookie for two years613 daysPrivacy
Personalization_idCookietwitter.comSee above613 daysPrivacy
Tfw_expCookietwitter.comSee above9 daysPrivacy
bcookieCookielinkedin.comThis cookie is used so that you can share information from us with others via LinkedIn.1 yearPrivacy
bscookieCookielinkedin.comSecure browser ID cookie1 yearPrivacy
langCookielinkedin.comThis cookie is used to remember language settings of the linkedIn environment1 sessionPrivacy
lidcCookielinkedin.comThis cookie is used for routing1 dayPrivacy
visitCookielinkedin.comThis cookie is used to remember a visit400 daysPrivacy
Marketing cookies   
conversionCookiegoogleadservices.comThis object is used to measure conversions where Google AdWords has been part of the customer journeyMaximaal 92 daysPrivacy beacon information for the conversion is sent to Google via this web beaconN/a.Privacy
 Web is a Google Dynamic remarketing pixelN/a.Privacy
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pixelWeb beaconcm.g.doubleclick.netThis web beacon is used to send information to DoubleClickN/a.Privacy