Cookies are small data or text files that websites and applications place on your local computer. Such cookies have different purposes: technical cookies (e.g. to keep track of language settings), session cookies (temporary cookies that expire after one session), and tracking cookies (cookies that follow and track your behaviour on the Internet so you are provided with a more optimal user experience).
The Belgian Electronic Communications Act of 13 June 2005 contains several provisions relating to cookies and their use on websites. The law is a transposition of the European e-Privacy Directive, which means that the cookie legislation can be implemented differently in other European Member States. Ceusters is located in Belgium and as such follows Belgian legislation regarding cookies.
Ceusters cannot guarantee a problem-free visit to the platform/website without cookies being enabled.
Types of cookies used by Ceusters
We distinguish the following types of cookies according to their purpose:
Essential/ Strictly required cookies:
These cookies are necessary for the platform/website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually only set up in response to actions you have taken, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling out forms. These are necessary for good communication and facilitate navigation (e.g. returning to a previous page, etc.).
These cookies are not necessary for the platform/website to function, but they help us to provide an improved and personalised website.
These cookies allow the platform/website to provide improved features and personalisation. These can be set by us or by external providers whose services we have added to our pages.
These cookies allow us to track visits and traffic so that we can measure and improve the performance of our platform/website. These help us to know which pages are most and least popular and how visitors move around the platform/website.
These cookies can be set by our advertising partners through our platform/website. These may be used by these companies to compile a profile of your interests and to show you relevant advertisements on other sites.
We use both our own cookies and cookies from carefully selected partners with whom we work and who advertise our services on their websites.
- First-party cookies are those set by us on our websites.
- Third-party cookies are set by a different domain than that of the website visited (e.g. Google Analytics cookies).
- Session cookies are deleted when a user closes his browser.
- Persistent cookies remain on the user’s device for a certain period of time (e.g. 1 day, 1 month, 2 years, etc.).
An overview is given below of the cookies Ceusters uses on its websites.
|_ga||Registers a unique ID which is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.|
|_gat||Used by Google Analytics|
|_gid||Registers a unique ID which is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.|
|collect||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour.|
We use some of the services below to serve ads based on your web activity or for remarketing purposes:
We use Google AdWords, which allows us to advertise our website in Google search results and on third-party websites. To do so, Google places a cookie in the browser of your device, which automatically uses a pseudonymous cookie ID based on the pages you have visited to enable interest-based advertising. Further information on advertising and Google can be found at: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads
We use the ‘Facebook pixel’ of Facebook. This allows user behaviour to be tracked after these have been redirected to the Ceusters website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This allows us to measure the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected in this way is anonymous for us. We use pixel data to ensure that ads are shown to the right people and to accrue an ad target audience. To disable Facebook cookies in your browser, visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.
We use the LinkedIn Ads cookie to track the success of LinkedIn advertisements. This cookie is an analytics tool that allows us to measure the effectiveness of advertising by understanding the actions people take on our website. LinkedIn uses cookie data to enable login to LinkedIn on our website and/or to enable the LinkedIn function ‘sharing. Go to https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out if you want to disable LinkedIn cookies in your browser.
Make sure that cookies are enabled in your browser. If you want to visit the Ceusters website, it is recommended that you enable cookies. However, you are free to disable these in your browser settings if you wish. To enable or disable cookies, you must adjust your browser settings (via the ‘settings’ or ‘options’ tab). The links below will give you more information about how to manage your cookies.
- How to delete and manage cookies in Internet Explorer
- How to delete and manage cookies in Mozilla Firefox
- How to delete and manage cookies in Chrome
- How to delete and manage cookies in Safari
As cookies can constitute processing of personal data, you as a data subject have the right to the lawful and secure processing of personal data. More information about visitors’ rights can also be found in the Privacy Statement.
If you still have questions or comments about cookies after reading this Cookie Statement, you can always contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.