WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive by websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work and function more effectively. Without some of these cookies, the website simply wouldn’t work. For example, other cookies allow us to recognize you each time you visit the site or help our team understand which areas of the site you find most interesting and useful.
A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personally identifiable information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
A cookie usually contains a reference to the website that issued it, its own name, and a value that is often a random unique number. A cookie has a ‘lifetime’, which tells your browser when it needs to be deleted.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Different cookies are used for different purposes. The most common are as follows:
|Strictly necessary cookies||These cookies are required for the operation of our website. They are, for example, cookies that allow you to use a shopping cart or use e-invoicing.|
|Analytical cookies||These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users can easily find what they are looking for.|
|Functional cookies||These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This allows us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).|
|Tracking cookies||These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertisements displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.|
In addition, there are different types of cookies. These are the most common:
|Session cookies||Session cookies only last for the duration of your website visit. A web browser normally deletes session cookies when it is closed.|
|Persistent cookies||Persistent cookies will last longer than user sessions. If a persistent cookie has the maximum age set to 1 year, the original value set in that cookie will be sent back to the server within a year each time the user visits the server. This can be used to record a piece of information such as how the user came to this website in the first place. For this reason, permanent cookies are also called tracking cookies.|
|Secure cookies||Secure cookies are only used when a browser visits a server via HTTPS, so the cookie is always encrypted when sending from client to server.|
|First-party cookies||These are cookies that are placed in the browser’s address bar with the same domain (or its subdomain).|
|Third-party cookies||These are cookies set with different domains from those in the address bar (i.e. the web pages in that domain may contain content from a third party domain – for example Google Maps or YouTube). Privacy setting options in most modern web browsers allow you to block third-party tracking cookies.|
THE COOKIES WE USE
The table below provides an overview of the cookies used on our website, including details on who set the cookies, their purpose, when they expire and, if relevant, how to find further information.
|altavia-unite.nl||PHPSESSID||This cookie is used to store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on another page. No personal data is stored in this cookie.|
|pll_language||This cookie is used to remember the last language visited.|
|gadwp_wg_default_metric||These cookies use a fraction of the data collected by Google Analytics cookies and used by system administrators.|
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually adjust your browser settings to decline cookies.
You can request from us at any time which personal data we process about you. You can also have your data removed, amended or supplemented. If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org We will then respond to your request within four weeks.