Cookie policy


What are cookies?

We make use of cookies on this website. A cookie is a simple small file that is sent with pages of this website [and/or Flash applications] and stored by your browser on your computer’s hard disk. The information contained in them can be sent back to our servers at your next visit.

Use of session cookies

A session cookie can help us see which parts of the website you have viewed during this visit. This means we can adjust our service to the surfing behaviour of our visitors. These cookies are immediately deleted once you close your web-browser.

Social media

Buttons are included on our website which can be used for promoting (“like”) or sharing (“tweet”) on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work using pieces of code that come from Facebook and Twitter, respectively. Cookies are placed using this code. We have no influence on this. Read the privacy statement of Facebook and/or Twitter (which can change regularly) to find out what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.

The information they gather is anonymised as fully as possible. The information is transmitted to and stored on servers in the United States by Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google comply with the Safe Harbor principles and subscribe to the Safe Harbor programme operated by the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

Specific cookies on this website

  • gdpr[consent_types]
    Determines which cookie types are present on the website.
    Expiry: 1 year
  • gdpr[allowed_cookies]
    Checks whether the user has accepted or rejected certain cookies.
    Expiry: 1 year
  • NID
    Present for using Google Maps, showing detailed information about the location.
    Expiry: 6 months
    Present for using Google Maps, showing detailed information about the location.
    Expiry: 20 years
  • datr
    Helps Facebook identify suspicious login activity and keep users safe.
    Both persistent and session cookies
  • wd, fr, sb
    If a visitor is logged in to Facebook, Facebook can use the website to place cookies on his / her PC that are required to like and post to their profile.
    Expiry: 10 months
  • mid, shbts, rur, csrftoken, mcd, ig_cb, ds_user_id, sessionid, urlgen, fbm_124024574287414
    Used by Instagram due to Instagram feed integration.
    Both persistent and session cookies

Right to access, correct and delete personal data

You are entitled to request access to and correction or deletion of your data. Our contact page has further details. In order to prevent misuse, we can ask you to provide adequate proof of identity. When this involves access to personal data linked to a cookie, you should attach a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.

Removal of cookies

More information about enabling and disabling and the removal of cookies can be found in the instructions and/or using the Help function of your browser.