Just keep swimming..
to the cookies.

Cookies are small data files that are saved when you visit a website. Cookies allow us to remember your actions or preferences. Most web browsers accept cookies. However, users can set up their web browsers to block the use of cookies or to be able to delete cookies whenever they wish. Normally cookies will include the name of the website the cookie came from, how long the cookie will be saved, and a value. Some cookies get deleted as soon as you shut down your web browser (these are called session cookies), other cookies are saved and help us to identify you as a visitor of our website (these are called persistent cookies). 

On our website, we use cookies for several purposes. Cookies make sure you can navigate our website more fluently. They allow us to adjust our website to better meet your interests or needs. We also use them to increase the speed at which you can navigate our website. Through cookies, we collect statistics anonymously to better understand how our website is being used and how we can improve our services. 

We use the so-called first-party and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are cookies that are created by the website itself to help you make use of the website more fluently. Third-party cookies are created by others. Third-party cookies on our website come from Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Google. We use the software of Google Analytics to better understand how you navigate through and use our website. This software can create a series of cookies to gather information and to build a rapport on the anonymous statistics about the website. The main cookie that is used by Google Analytics is the cookie_ga. Aside from that, we use the following types of cookies: 

  • Necessary cookies that are indispensable for the proper functioning of our website. For example, cookies that allow you to log in. 
  • Analytical and performance cookies, these cookies are used to analyze our traffic, see the number of users that view our website, and understand how visitors use our website. 
  • Functional cookies, these cookies remember the choices that you have made on our website, which makes the website more user-friendly. 
  • Targeted cookies, these cookies show us the pages that you’ve visited and the links that you’ve followed in order for online advertisements to be adjusted to your preferences and interests. 

At any given moment you can block or delete cookies through your web browser’s settings. Blocking cookies can influence the service and usability of our website. Deleting cookies can cause you to have to re-enter your preferences next time you visit our website. Look into your software provider’s documentation to gather more information on the blocking or deleting of cookies, like: