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1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small (text) files. When visiting websites of Vandecasteele, small (text) files are stored on, or access is obtained to previously placed (text) files by Vandecasteele on your peripheral equipment (computer, tablet, mobile phones, etc). In the future when you as a user visit the same website, the data stored in the cookies can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of previous activities of the user. Cookies work as a type of reminder for the website.
Cookies may be placed by both Vandecasteele itself (“First Party Cookies”) as well as by third parties (“Third Party Cookies”). In addition, they can be temporary (‘session cookies’, these cookies disappear when your browser session closes), or permanent (‘permanent cookies’, these cookies will be permanently placed on your device).
2. What types of cookies exist?
Many of the cookies, the so-called functional session cookies are used to enhance your site visit. Cookies are used for the provision of services or for storing settings, such as the saving of your preferences and remembering and passing on the information that you enter during the login process.
The strictly necessary cookies are, as its name suggests, strictly necessary to enable you to visit the website, or to make use of specific functionalities.
There are also tracking cookies. These are cookies that track and follow your behavior on the website and are meant to offer you personalized adds on the basis of your surfing behavior.
Next, there are the analytical/performance cookies. These cookies are used in order to prepare statistics of the surfing behavior of visitors to a site. In this way, a more optimal user experience can be offered. These cookies analyze, among other things, the duration of the visits, the number of visitors, the pages of the website that are most visited, the orders that are place, etc.
Finally, there are Third Party Cookies. As already indicated, these cookies concern the cookies placed by third parties on our website. For the cookies that are placed by these third parties, you need to consult the relevant statements made by these parties on their own websites.
3. Which cookies do we use?
On the website of Vandecasteele, cookies are used to improve the user experience and for collection of statistics among the visitors of the website.
On the website (www.vandecasteele.com) Vandecasteele does not place any cookies itself but makes only use of ‘Third Party Cookies’ placed by the integration of Vimeo (https://vimeo.com/), Issuu (https://issuu.com/), Optimizely (https://www.optimizely.com/privacy/), Bizible (https://www.bizible.com/privacy-policy), Cloudflare (https://www.cloudflare.com/cookie-policy/), Google Maps (https://www.google.com/maps) and Google Analytics (https://www.google.be/analytics/index.html).
4. How can I manage these cookies?
At the beginning of your visit to our website you have the possibility to decide whether or not to accept cookies, on the basis of a message at the bottom of the page.
If subsequently you want to manage your cookie settings, you can do so via the browser settings of your respective browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari…) or by means of the setting of your "Delete browsing history".
Cookie settings Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE...hl=nl
Cookie settings Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/nl-be/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Cookie settings Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/nl/kb/cookies-informatie-websites-computer-opgeslagen
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7. How can you contact us?
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