Cookie Policy.

What are cookies we use and what do they do?

A cookie is a simple small file that is sent along with pages of a website and that is stored on the hard drive of your computer by the browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, etc.). Information is stored in these files, which is sent back to the server on a subsequent visit to the website. Cookies do not damage your computer.

Types of cookies

Cookies can have different functions. Based on these functions, cookies can be divided into four categories, namely: functional cookies, analytical cookies, performance cookies and profiling cookies. See the table below for an explanation of the different cookies.

Functional cookies

These are cookies that are necessary for the proper functioning of the website. Functional cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Name Provider Purpose Expire Type
CookieConsent Cookiebot Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP
OptanonConsent Determines whether the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.
This ensures that the cookie consent box will not be presented again upon re-entry.
1 year HTTP
XSRF-TOKEN Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery.
This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.
1 day HTTP

Analytical cookies

These are cookies that are used to improve the website by viewing visitor statistics. Based on this information, it can be concluded whether the website meets the expectations of the visitor. Statistic cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Name Provider Purpose Expire Type
_ga Google Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor
uses the website.
2 years HTTP
_gat Google Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 1 day HTTP
_gid Google Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor
uses the website.
1 day HTTP
In addition to the different types of cookies, cookies can be placed by different parties. To be transparent about who places the cookies, this has been given a name. The so-called first-party, second-party and third-party cookies. Read below what this means exactly.


The cookies are placed by the owner of this website.


Second-party cookies are the same as first-party cookies, only the data is shared with a second party with whom a processing agreement has been concluded. You will not notice any of this.


Cookies placed by a company not directly involved with the website. Think of Facebook, which makes it possible for you to easily share articles. These cookies are not used by us.

Please note!

The moment you have changed your permission to place cookies, previously installed cookies may still be active on your computer. If you want to turn this off completely then can do so through the settings of your browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome and Firefox).