What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file left in the browser of your computer or mobile device - such as your smartphone, iPhone, iPad and other devices - by the server of the website you are currently visiting. A cookie contains a code that can only be read by the server that placed it on the cookie. This prevents the server from accessing any other information on your computer or mobile device.
How is a cookie file structured?
A cookie file consists of:
- The name of the server that placed the cookie file;
- An expiry date communicated;
- A unique encrypted code.
What is the purpose of a cookie?
Where can I find these cookies?
Cookies are placed in a separate folder on your computer or mobile device, separate from your browser.
What is a "session cookie"?
This cookie is used to recognise your browser when you visit our websites.
What is a "persistent cookie"?
This cookie is used to recognise your browser for repeated visits to our websites.
What cookies are required?
If you have disabled the necessary cookies, you will have the impression that some elements of our websites do not function or do not function properly. Verolub NV uses such cookies, for example to fill in contact forms or to chat on our blogs. Verolub NV uses "necessary" cookies when you want to log in to your personal account. These cookies allow us to securely verify your identity to give you access to the personal information you provide to us.
What are "functional cookies"?
As the word suggests, these cookies ensure optimal functioning of our websites in order to offer you the most pleasant and personalised experience on our websites. Verolub NV uses "functional cookies" to "remember" your personal preferences and avoid the same communication during repeated visits, for example when participating in a promotion.
What are "performance cookies"?
Verolub NV uses "performance cookies" to track how you use our websites in order to adapt and improve their content and usability. For example, the number of visitors per page is tracked, as is the language most often used to visit the website.
What are "third-party cookies"?
These are cookies that come from third-party advertisements on Verolub NV websites. This is to adapt the advertisements and/or the content of these advertisements to your personal preferences. You can only see these cookies if you have not disabled them. When third-party cookies are used, neither Verolub NV nor the advertisers (third parties) have your personal data.
What is "integrated content"?
How can I manage cookies?
Managing cookies is your responsibility. You can adjust your browser settings to suit your personal preferences. You can always delete cookies already installed or refuse new cookies by adjusting your browser settings. The website below lists the most popular browsers to help you set your browser preferences: http://www.aboutcookies.org.