Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. For this section, we
conveniently use "cookies" as an umbrella term for techniques such as cookies, Flash cookies, web
expired. Some cookies expire at the end of your internet session, while others will be saved for a
limited amount of time.
There are different types of cookies with different uses. Some are there just to allow you to browse
the App freely and easily see certain features. Some give us an idea on your browsing experience, i.e.
when you have trouble finding what you are looking for, so we can improve and make your future
visit as pleasant as possible. Some of the different cookie types are described below. We may use
some or all of these cookies on our site.
The most important cookies are the required cookies. They are essential and help you to navigate
the website and to use basic features. The performance cookies we use to improve our website. We
also like to show you items that you might find of interest. To manage this we collect browsing data.
Interaction cookies are used for you to interact with social media.
Below you see a more elaborate overview of the types of cookies we are using/intend to use:
1. REQUIRED COOKIES are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They are
essential and help you navigate, move around on the site and see certain features. They include, for
example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Platform, or make a payment.
2. FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES are used to recognise you when you return to our Platform and so we
can give you an even smoother visitor experience.
3. ANALYTICAL/PERFORMANCE COOKIES help us to understand the usage behaviour of our
members. They allow us to recognise and count the number of users and to see how users move
around our website when they are using it. This enables us to keep improving our Platform, so
moving around it becomes easier and more useful for you.
4. INTERACTION COOKIES are used for you to express your opinion. We like to know what you think
about our website and about us in general. These cookies will enable you to like or recommend us
on social media.
_ga Used to understand non-personalised user last for 2 years
_gid Used to understand non-personalised userbehaviour on the site last for 24 hours
You can change your browser settings to delete or prevent cookies from being stored on your
computer or mobile device without your explicit consent. The ‘help’ section in your browser should
provide information on how to manage your cookie settings.
Find out how this works for your browser here: Internet Explorer:
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cookies/en Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.com/en-
US/kb/Cookies Google Chrome:
http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/ Adobe (plug-in for flash cookies):
Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external
These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.