With this statement, we wish to inform you about the cookies we use, as well as their purposes. Finally, this statement informs you on how to manage cookies and your rights.
Vooruit.brussels - Neal Raes
Rue du Chêne 14-16 - 1000 Brussels
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that websites place and store on the hard drive of your computers and mobile devices when you visit a website. Cookies are placed on your device by the website itself ("first party cookies") or by partners of the website ("third party cookies"). The cookie recognises the device using a unique identification number when you return to the website. More specifically, cookies collect, among other things, information about the browsing behaviour of website visitors.
There are different types of cookies. We distinguish the following cookies according to their purpose: there are 1) essential or strictly necessary cookies and 2) non-essential cookies (functional, analytical and targeting cookies). You will find more explanation on those in point 3 of this statement.
Purpose and usefulness of cookies
Cookies help us optimise your visit to the website and provide you with an optimal user experience. In addition, cookies also allow us or third parties to have a better view of your browsing behaviour and interests in order to show you relevant content, based on your interests. However, you are free to delete or restrict cookies at any time by changing your browser settings (see "Cookie management").
However, we wish to inform you that disabling cookies may affect the functioning of the website. Indeed, some features of the site may be limited or inaccessible if you reject certain cookies. Consequently, if you decide to disable cookies, we cannot guarantee you a smooth and optimal visit to our website.
Types of cookies used by Vooruit.brussels
We use both our own cookies (“first party cookies”) and cookies from carefully selected partners with whom we work (“third party cookies”).
We identify the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies:
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually set only in response to actions taken by website visitors, such as setting privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
These cookies are not in themselves necessary for the functioning of the website, but do help us offer an improved and personalised website.
Vooruit.brussels uses the following non-essential cookies:
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They can be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages.
These cookies allow us to track visit and traffic data in order to measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are most and least popular and how visitors move through the site.
These cookies may be set by our advertising partners through our website. They may be used by those companies to compile a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other websites.
First Party Cookies:
If you wish to consult our website, we recommend enabling cookies. However, you are free to disable cookies if you wish, either on your first visit to our website via the cookie banner or via your browser settings.
If you wish to enable or disable cookies via your web browser, you should change your browser settings (via the "Preferences" or "Options" tab). The following links provide more information on how to manage cookies. You can also consult your browser's "Help" tab.
What are your rights and how can you exercise them?
In addition, you have certain rights that you can exercise, more specifically:
Right to access your personal data
Right to correct your personal data and restrict processing
Right to withdraw your consent
Right to object to certain processing operations
Right to request the transfer of your personal data
Right to have your personal data deleted
Right to file a complaint
If you are not satisfied with our response, if you have comments regarding the exercise of your rights or if you consider that our processing is not done in accordance with the applicable legislation, you have the right to lodge a complaint about this with the Data Protection Authority (https://www.dataprotectionauthority.be/), which is the Belgian regulatory authority for privacy protection.
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