1. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file that stores information about a visit. This file is stored by your internet browser on the hard drive of your computer, smartphone or tablet. There are different cookies, all of which have their own end goal. There are cookies that store your actions and preferences on the website, these are the functional cookies. There are also cookies for analytical purposes. These cookies provide statistics about the webshop to the company. Finally, there are marketing cookies, these cookies collect information from visitors for marketing purposes and can be shared with third parties. We require the visitors’ permission to place these cookies.
2 How do cookies work?
When you visit one of our online shops, the server sends a cookie to your browser. The cookie is then stored on your computer by your browser. These cookies store various data that are needed to optimize the website for user convenience. When you leave the website this information is sent to our server. The cookies placed by third parties are sent to the servers of these parties.
2.1 First-party cookies
Cookies that are stored for the domain that you are visiting are called first-party cookies. When viewing this page, the cookies from our websites are first-party cookies. The visitor profiles that our webshop creates will never be shared with third parties and are only used to improve the quality and relevance of our websites.
2.2 Third-party cookies
Third-party cookies are placed on our online shops by third parties for marketing purposes. These cookies follow the visitor and build a profile of the information they receive from the online shop. Based on this profile, third parties can address the users again with marketing expressions on other websites.
3 Are cookies harmful?
No, the cookies we use are harmless. Cookies are used by the majority of all websites around the world.
4 What are the cookies on our online shops used for?
The cookies on this website are used for analyzing and functioning of the online shop. This data is used for improving and optimizing the online shop. This allows us to make the shop as good as possible for visitors. The information in a cookie is used for Google Analytics (statistics). Cookies also make sure that the products in your shopping cart are saved.
5 Which cookies do we place?
5.1 Functional (technically necessary) cookies
Functional cookies are not covered by the cookie law. Permission is not required for this, and actually it does not need to be described in the cookie statement (although we think that is a good idea). We therefore speak of “functional cookies” to indicate that the cookie must play a functional role within a website or service. Save a shopping cart, login or record that another cookie may or may not be set.
5.2 Analytical cookies
We want to make your shopping experience better. However, we cannot do this without your help. We gain knowledge by analyzing cookies. We use this information to make our websites a little better every day.
5.3 Marketing cookies
We place marketing cookies on our online store. Third parties can also place marketing cookies on our online store. We also place marketing cookies on third-party websites. We can combine the information from these marketing cookies. We do this so that we can make offers that are as relevant as possible to you based on your online surfing, search and buying behavior. With these marketing cookies we also keep track of which advertisements you have seen.