COOKIE POLICY

THIS VERSION IS VALID FROM 03 APRIL 2015.
DOMEIN BOKRIJK VZW, WITH REGISTERED OFFICE IN 3600 GENK, BELGIUM, REGISTERED IN THE TONGEREN DEPARTMENT OF THE REGISTER OF LEGAL ENTITIES OF ANTWERP UNDER NUMBER 0407.037.833 AND REGISTERED WITH THE BELGIAN TAX AUTHORITIES WITH VAT NUMBER BE 0407.037.833 (HEREINAFTER “DOMEIN BOKRIJK VZW”), USES COOKIES TO IMPROVE USERS’ EXPERIENCES AND TO COLLECT STATISTICS ABOUT VISITORS TO THE WEBSITE WWW.BOKRIJK.BE (HIERINAFTER “THE WEBSITE”).

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A COOKIE IS A SMALL TEXT FILE THAT IS STORED IN THE BROWSER OF YOUR COMPUTER OR IN YOUR MOBILE DEVICE BY THE SERVER OF A WEBSITE WHEN YOU VISIT A WEBSITE. THE COOKIE CONTAINS A UNIQUE CODE THAT ALLOWS YOUR BROWSER TO BE IDENTIFIED DURING THE VISIT TO THE WEBSITE (KNOWN AS A SESSION COOKIE) OR IN SUBSEQUENT REPEAT VISITS (KNOWN AS A PERMANENT COOKIE). COOKIES MAY BE STORED BY THE SERVER OF THE WEBSITE YOU ARE VISITING OR BY PARTNERS WITH WHICH THE WEBSITE COLLABORATES. THE SERVER OF A WEBSITE CAN ONLY READ THE COOKIES WHICH IT HAS STORED ITSELF, IT CANNOT ACCESS ANY OTHER DATA ON YOUR COMPUTER OR MOBILE DEVICE. COOKIES ARE STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER OR MOBILE DEVICE IN THE BROWSER DIRECTORY. THE CONTENTS OF A COOKIE USUALLY CONSISTS OF THE NAME OF THE SERVER WHICH HAS STORED THE COOKIE, AN EXPIRATION DATE AND A UNIQUE NUMBER CODE.

COOKIES GENERALLY MAKE THE INTERACTION BETWEEN THE VISITOR AND THE WEBSITE EASIER AND FASTER, AND HELP THE VISITOR NAVIGATE BETWEEN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE SITE. COOKIES MAY ALSO BE USED TO MAKE THE CONTENTS OF A WEBSITE OR THE ADVERTISING ON A WEBSITE MORE RELEVANT TO A VISITOR, AND ADAPT THESE TO THE VISITOR’S PERSONAL TASTE AND NEEDS.

USE OF COOKIES ON THE WEBSITE

1. NECESSARY COOKIES
THESE COOKIES ARE NECESSARY TO BE ABLE TO VISIT THE WEBSITE AND USE CERTAIN PARTS OF IT. FOR EXAMPLE, THESE COOKIES ALLOW YOU TO NAVIGATE BETWEEN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE SITE OR COMPLETE FORMS, AMONG OTHER THINGS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT COOKIES, CERTAIN PARTS OF THE SITE WILL NOT WORK OR NOT WORK TO THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.

2. FUNCTIONAL COOKIES
FUNCTIONAL COOKIES ARE THE COOKIES WHICH MAKE OUR WEBSITE OPERATE MORE EASILY AND MORE SATISFYINGLY FOR THE VISITOR, AND MAKE SURE YOUR SURFING EXPERIENCE IS MORE PERSONALISED. THEY MIGHT INCLUDE COOKIES WHICH REMEMBER YOUR LANGUAGE PREFERENCE AND CUSTOMER SEGMENT, OR COOKIES WHICH MONITOR REQUESTS MADE TO YOU TO TAKE PART IN SURVEYS ETC., SO THAT WE DO NOT KEEP MAKING THE SAME REQUESTS.

3. PERFORMANCE COOKIES
WE USE PERFORMANCE COOKIES TO COLLECT DATA ABOUT HOW VISITORS USE OUR WEBSITE SO THAT WE CAN IMPROVE THE CONTENT OF OUR WEBSITE, ADJUST IT TO VISITOR’S PREFERENCES AND IMPROVE THE EASE OF USE OF OUR WEBSITE. FOR EXAMPLE, ONE COOKIE HELPS US TO COUNT THE NUMBER OF UNIQUE VISITORS, AND ANOTHER MONITORS WHICH PAGES ARE THE MOST POPULAR.

4. THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
OUR WEBSITE ALSO CONTAINS THIRD-PARTY PLUGINS, SUCH AS SOCIAL MEDIA BUTTONS. OUR WEBSITE CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING THIRD PARTY COOKIES: [FILL IN IF USED].

COOKIE MANAGEMENT

YOU CAN SET YOUR BROWSER TO WARN YOU BEFORE ACCEPTING COOKIES OR TO BLOCK COOKIES.
IF YOU DO BLOCK COOKIES, THERE IS A RISK THAT CERTAIN FUNCTIONS WILL NOT WORK, OR THAT YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO USE CERTAIN SERVICES PROVIDED BY DOMAIN BOKRIJK VZW.
WE DO NOT USE COOKIES TO PERSONALLY IDENTIFY YOU, OR TO STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITHOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE. HOWEVER, YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR BROWSER SETTINGS IF YOU WANT TO LIMIT ACCEPTING COOKIES ON YOUR COMPUTER OR MOBILE DEVICE, OR BLOCK OR REMOVE THEM. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO DO THIS, CLICK YOUR BROWSER’S HELP BUTTON.