Usage Policy //
and similar technologies when you visit our websites.
WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHAT ARE THEY FOR?
Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you
visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners to make their websites work, or
to function more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Normally, cookies do not contain any information that directly identifies a user, but the personal information that is stored about you may be linked to the information stored and obtained in cookies.
We use our own and third-party cookies for a variety of reasons. Some cookies are necessary
for technical reasons for our websites to function, and we refer to them as "essential" or
"strictly necessary" cookies.
Other cookies also allow us to track and target our users' interests to improve the experience on our websites and online platform. Third-parties serve cookies through our websites for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described better in the section below.
The specific types of essential and third-party cookies served through our websites and the
purposes they serve are described below (please note that the specific cookies added may
change depending on the specific website you visit):
Essential website cookies
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with the services available on our websites and to use some of their features, such as access to secure areas. Performance and functionality cookies
These cookies are used to improve the performance and functionality of our websites. However, without these cookies, certain features (such as videos) may be unavailable.
Analytics and Personalization Cookies
These cookies collect information that is used in aggregate form to help us understand how our sites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us personalize our sites for you
These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions such as preventing the same ad from continually reappearing, ensuring that ads are displayed properly for advertisers, and in some cases, selecting ads based on your interests.
Some of our pages display content from external (third party) providers, for example YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Third party services may have their own privacy policies and we encourage you to review them. This includes your cookie policies, over which we have no control.
Google Maps (https://www.google.com/intl/en_be/help/terms_maps/)
WHICH OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES DO WE USE?
Cookies are not the only way to recognize or track visitors to a website. We may use other
similar technologies from time to time, such as web beacons (sometimes called "tracking
pixels" or "clear gifs").
These are small graphic files that contain a unique identifier that allows us to recognize when someone visits our websites or opens an email from them.
This allows us, for example, to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within a website to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you came to the website from an online advertisement displayed on a website. third parties, to improve website performance and to measure the success of email marketing campaigns.
In many cases, these technologies rely on cookies to function properly and therefore refusing cookies will impair their functioning.
ARE THERE TARGETED ADVERTISING PLACEMENTS?
Third parties may serve cookies on your computer or mobile device to serve advertising on
our websites. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other
websites to provide you with relevant advertisements about products and services in which
you may be interested.
They may also employ technology that is used to measure the effectiveness of advertisements. This may be done by them using cookies or web beacons to collect information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide you with relevant advertisements about products and services of potential interest to you.
The information collected through this process does not allow us or them to identify your name, contact details or other details that directly identify you unless you choose to provide them.
WHAT IS THE “DO NOT TRACK” OPTION?
The “Do Not Track” option is a function that allows visitors to not be tracked by websites.
If you choose the “Do Not Track” option, you may experience some inconvenience in using the
websites and some features may not work properly.
“Do Not Track” options are available in many browsers, including:
For Google Chrome, visit this Google page:
For Internet Explorer, visit this Microsoft page:
For Firefox, visit this Mozilla page:
For Safari, visit this page from Apple:
For any other browser, please visit your browser's official pages.
Additionally, most ad networks offer a way to deactivate the targeted advertising.
If you would like more information, please visit:
HOW OFTEN IS THIS COOKIES POLICY UPDATED?
cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Therefore, please
WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?