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Publication date: 15-5-2023
Cookies are tiny text files and similar technologies (such as flash cookies, web beacons, pixels or digitally generated means of identification) that collect information from and/or store information on the hard disk of your computer or mobile device via your browser, each time you visit the Website. The file itself is used to store certain information, such as your preferred language. If you visit the Website again at a later date, this cookie will be sent to the Website once again, so that the Website can recognise your browser and thereby remember your preference.
In this policy, we want to provide you with clear and comprehensive information about the types of cookies we use, why we use them, what your rights are and how you can exercise them, so that you easily manage your cookie settings yourself.
This policy must be read at all times in conjunction with our Data Protection Policy, which you can find here.
- WHO ARE WE?
Kaat DM BV is a company under Belgian law, with registered offices located at Sint-Jansvest 27 bus 301, 9000 Ghent, registered under number 0769.541.994 (hereinafter referred to as “Kaat DM”, “we” of “us”).
Kaat DM is the controller in connection with the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time via firstname.lastname@example.org or at the address above.
- WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
Different categories of cookies exist for different purposes.
Some of the cookies we use on our Website enable the site to operate properly from a technical point of view (essential cookies). We make use of other cookies in order to provide you with a faster and safer user experience in the future (non-essential cookies). We also use other types of cookies to monitor your surfing behaviour in order to provide targeted (promotional) offers originating from us or from third parties (marketing cookies).
Below is a summary of the cookies that we use on our Website, including details of the purposes for which they are used:
To be able to offer you a better, faster and safer user experience (“non-essential cookies”).
- Analytical cookies: These cookies enable us to recognise visitors, to count the number of visitors and to determine how they are navigating around our site. This helps us to improve the visitor navigation on the site and to make sure that visitors can find what they need more quickly and easily. In particular, we make use of Google Analytics on our Website.
All cookies on the Website are placed there by us (first-party cookies).
- HOW LONG ARE COOKIES STORED?
Not all cookies remain stored for the same length of time. How long a cookie remains stored will differ, according to the type of the cookie. There are temporary cookies or ‘session cookies’. These are temporary in nature and are deleted as soon as you close down your browser. In addition, there are permanent cookies, otherwise known as ‘persistent cookies’, which will remain saved on your device until the expiry date indicated below is reached or until you delete them from your device yourself.
- WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE AND WHY?
|Type of cookie||Name of the cookie||Origin||Storage period||Purpose|
|Analytical cookie||_ga_*||First-party cookie||400 days||The cookie is used to record the session status on the Website|
|Analytical cookie||_ga||First-party cookie||400 days||The cookie is used to log and count visits to individual pages on the Website.|
- HOW CAN I MANAGE MY COOKIE SETTINGS?
In order to make use of essential cookies that enable the Website to operate correctly, we are simply required to inform you. We therefore do not require any consent from you in that regard. To use non-essential cookies, we need your consent and you can withdraw that consent or give your consent again at any time. If you have activated the “Do not track” option in your browser (see the explanation below), we will respect your choice and will not track your surfing experience on the Website. If you have not activated the “Do not track” option, we will display a cookie banner in order to log your choice. The use of non-essential cookies will only be activated if you consent to data processing and the processing itself will take place as indicated in section 2.
If you have deactivated all cookies, the cookie banner will be displayed to you each time you visit the Website.
Every browser, including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari and Opera, provides the facility to delete the cookies already saved on your device and to refuse new cookies. If you do not want any cookies to be placed, you must therefore activate the “Do not track” option on each of your devices. Often, you can adjust your mobile or browser settings so that you will always receive a notification whenever a cookie is received on your device, so you can decide whether you wish to accept that cookie or not.
Using the links below, you can access a more detailed explanation about managing and deleting cookies on the most commonly used web browsers:
- AMENDMENTS TO THIS POLICY