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Cookie policy

1. Cookies

A cookie is a text file that is installed in the browser of your computer or mobile device by a website's server when you consult a website. The cookie contains a unique code which makes it possible for your browser to be recognized when you visit the website ("session" cookies) or during subsequent, repeated visits ("permanent" cookies). Cookies can be installed by the server of the website you visit or by partners of that website. A website's server can only read the cookies it has installed itself, and has no access to other information found in your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored in the folder of your browser on your computer or mobile device. A cookie usually consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiry date, and a unique number code.

Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website faster and easier, and help the visitor navigate between the different parts of a website. Cookies can also be used to make the content or advertisement on a website more relevant for the visitor, and can be adapted to his personal taste and needs.

A cookie represents a (unique) number or value. It does not contain personal data.

The Belgian Act concerning the Electronic Communication of 13 June 2005 contains some provisions about cookies and the use thereof on websites. The Belgian implementation is deduced of the European e-Privacy Directive, which implies that the cookie usage and the cookie legislation is regulated differently in every European country The General Data Protection Regulation of 27 April 2016 also contains provisions for cookies that we wish to comply with.

2. Goals and utilities of cookies 

By using website of VHV translators, the visitor may agree to the use of cookies. Cookies help VHV translators to optimize your visit to the website and to provide you with an optimal user experience. However, you are free to delete or restrict cookies at any time by changing your browser settings (see "Management of cookies").

 Disabling cookies can have an impact on the functioning of the website. Some of the site's features may be restricted or inaccessible. If you decide to disable cookies, we cannot guarantee you a smooth and optimal visit to our website.  

3. Types of cookies used by VHV translators

 We distinguish the following types of cookies, according to their purposes:

  •  Essential / Strictly necessary cookies:
    These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually only set up in response to your actions, such as setting up your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. They are necessary for a good communication and they facilitate navigating (for example, returning to a previous page, etc.). 
  • Non-essential cookies:
    These cookies are not necessary for the website to function, but they do help us to offer an improved and personalized website.
  • Functional cookies:
    These cookies enable the website to offer improved functionality and personalization. They can be set up by us or by external providers whose services we have added to our pages.

  • Analytical cookies:
    With these cookies, we can track visits and traffic so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to determine which pages are the most and the least popular and how visitors move through the site.

  • Targeting / advertising cookies:
    These cookies can be set by our advertising partners via our site. They can be used by those companies to create a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.

We use two types of cookies, namely our own functional cookies and cookies of carefully selected partners with whom we cooperate.

 First Party Cookies:

Domain name: www.vhv.be

Name of the cookie

Type of cookie

Retention period

_ga, _gat, _gid

Google Analytics

Duration of the visit or max. 2 years

i18next

Functional

Duration of the visit


Third party cookies:

Domain name: www.google.com   

Name of the cookie

Type of cookie

Retention period

__cfduid, _biz_flagsA, _biz_nA, _biz_pendingA, _biz_sid, _biz_uid

Functional

1 year

APISID, NID, SID, 1P_JAR, SIDCC

Advertising

Duration of the visit or max. 2 years

CONSENT

Targeting/Advertising

20 years

HSID, SSID, SAPISID,

Advertising

2 years

_gcl_au

Advertising

1 year

 Carefully read our Privacy Policy for more information concerning the processing of personal data by VHV translators.

4. Rights of the visitors

Since cookies may constitute a processing of personal data, you as a data subject have the right to the lawful and secure processing of personal data. More information about the way in which we collect and process your personal data, as well as about your rights, can be found in our Privacy Policy.

5. Contact

Should you still have questions or comments about cookies after reading this Cookie Statement, you can always contact us via info@vhv.be.