Article 1. Object
Article 2. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files containing data that a website (when a user visits) wants to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. These cookies are set by us and are called internal cookies or first party cookies. We also use external cookies, the so-called third party cookies.
Article 3: Which cookies are there?
3.1. Strictly necessary or essential cookies
The strictly necessary or essential cookies are – as the name suggests – necessary for the website to work and therefore cannot be disabled. In most cases, these cookies are only used in response to an action by you that requests a service, for example logging into the website or completing a form. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website will then not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
3.2. Analytical cookies
Analytical cookies are used to analyze and improve the performance of our website by allowing us to count visitors and their origins, by allowing us to understand which pages are most visited, and how our visitors move through move the website. These cookies can theoretically collect personal data, but that is not necessarily the case. This means that only aggregated and anonymized data can be collected.
3.3. Functional cookies
These cookies enable the website to offer additional functions and personal settings. Without these cookies, some services of the website may not function or not function properly. For example, the website remembers the user’s language preference or where the user is located. This way we can personalize your visit to our website. This data can also be collected on an anonymized basis.
3.4. Target group or targeting cookies
These cookies are usually used for marketing purposes and serve to track the user’s surfing behavior.
Article 4. Which cookies does ALIDES use, for what purpose and what is their validity period?
ALIDES uses strictly necessary (or essential), analytical and target group-oriented (marketing) cookies.
The cookies with a purely technical functionality ensure that the website works properly and that, for example, your preference settings are remembered. These cookies are also used to ensure that the website works properly and to optimize it. We also place cookies that track your surfing behavior so that we can offer customized content and advertisements. On your first visit to our website, we already informed you about these cookies and asked your permission to place them. You can unsubscribe from cookies by setting your internet browser so that it no longer stores cookies. In addition, you can also delete all information previously stored via the settings of your browser.
In addition to necessary cookies, ALIDES uses the following analytical cookies:
ALIDES uses the following marketing cookies:
Article 5. How can you manage cookies?
On your first visit to our website you will be asked to accept our cookies and set your preferences. You can then manage your preference at any time.
You can refuse the installation of cookies via your browser settings. More information about disabling cookies or managing cookie settings for your browser can be found in the following list:
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/nl/kb/cookies-in-en-uit Schakelen-websites-preferences
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/nl-nl/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/nl-nl/windows/cookies-remove-en-beheren-168dab11-0753-043d-7c16-ede5947fc64d
- Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/nl-be/HT201265
If you refuse certain cookies, there is a chance that certain parts of our website will work less well or not at all.
Article 6: Your rights
Article 7: Changes
Any changes will be communicated to users.
Last updated version: 11/09/2023