1. LEGAL FRAMEWORK
- the Act of 8 December 1992 concerning the protection of privacy in connection with the processing of personal data (“Privacy Act”);
- EU-Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 concerning the protection of natural persons in connection with the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (“General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”);
- The Act of 13 June 2005 concerning electronic communication (“Electronic Communication Act”);
- All other applicable legislation concerning protection of privacy and processing of personal data (jointly or separately referred to as “Privacy Legislation”).
2. WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHAT ARE THEY USED FOR?
Cookies are small text files that are installed on the hard disk of your device when you visit a website. Cookies make it possible that a website recognises your browser so that surfing on the website can be done swiftly and easily. They also ensure that your personal settings and preferences are saved so that when, for instance, you visit the website again, you no longer need to select the language. They also allow playing visual and audio material. Some cookies may also be installed by third persons, Google Analytics for instance, for measuring the use of the website (so-called ‘third-party cookies’).
3. COOKIES ON THE WEBSITE OF TIC 4.0
- TIC 4.0 makes use of various types of cookies:
- session cookies: these are cookies that save specific preferences during your visit to the website but disappear when you close your browser session;
- permanent cookies: these are cookies that are permanently installed on your device or in any event up to the end of the pre-set retention period;
- purely technical cookies: these cookies are required for the optimal functioning of the website of TIC 4.0, to display certain graphic elements, etc.;
- analytical cookies: these cookies are used to create statistics of the number of visitors of the website, the most popular web pages, etc. (e.g. Google Analytics);
- tracking cookies: these cookies are used to monitor visitors of a website across the internet and, for instance, send them personalised ads based on their surfing behaviour.
4. MANAGING OR DISABLING COOKIES
- Cookies can be managed or disabled through your browser. Depending on your browser, you can do this through one of the following links:
- Internet Explorer:http://Windows.Microsoft.com/nl-nl/Windows7/Block-Enable-or-Allow-cookies
- Google Chrome:http://support.Google.com/Chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=nl&answer=95647
- Safari: http://support.Apple.com/KB/PH5042
- Please note that when you disable cookies, certain (graphic) elements or applications on the website may no longer work correctly or properly.