What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website or certain pages. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time.
Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like.
Cookies will usually contain the name of the website where the cookie has come from, how long the cookie will remain on your device, and a value which is usually a randomly generated unique number.
Some cookies will be deleted as soon as you leave the website (the so-called “session cookies”), other cookies will remain stored on your computer or mobile device and will help us identify you as a visitor of our website (the so-called “permanent cookies”).
"web beacons", "pixel tags" or "social media cookies" also fall under the term "cookies".
Cookies on our website are used for a variety of different purposes.
Which cookies do we use?
We use first party and third party cookies:
First party cookies are cookies created by our own website. They are related to our own website or online service. These cookies are used to optimize your user-experience on our platform.
Third party cookies are cookies created by parties other than our website. Third party cookies are generated and maintained by a third party during your use of our online
services. These cookies will therefor cause a certain set of your data to be transmitted to well-defined third parties (e.g. social media or advertisement cookies).
Even though we do not manage or generate these cookies ourselves, we will take all possible measures to make sure placement of these cookies by third parties happen in a controlled manner.
A further distinction can be made between the following types of cookies:
Which types of cookies do we use?
Following cookies are deemed required for the correct operation of our website are required for anyone using the platform:
- Google Analytics Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool which helps us understand how you engage with our website. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘_ga’ cookie.
- Intercom is used to ensure support to our platform users and provides essential functionalities such as instant communication with our support team. Intercom cookies can be identified easily, since their name starts with 'intercom-'.
Advertisement cookies help us to determine your surfing behaviour on our website and help us to establish the corresponding user profile. This profile will then be used to help us evaluate the efficiency of our online advertisement efforts on the different online advertisement channels we use.
Following advertisement cookies are being used by our website:
We use the Facebook pixel to execute conversion tracking on our website visitors' actions.
How can you manage or delete cookies?
You can at any time manage or delete cookies using the settings on your internet browser, allowing you to refuse some or all cookies. Turning off cookies will limit the service that we are able to provide and may affect your user-experience. Deleting cookies may result in manually adjusting preferences every time you visit our Website. For more details about controlling and/or deleting cookies, visit the page corresponding to your browser for more information:
For other browsers, please consult the documentation provided by the browser operator.