smooth running of our website, but also cookies of which you do not
immediately see the effect are very important. Thanks to the (anonymous) input
from visitors, we can improve the use of the website and make it more
Your permission is required for the use of certain cookies.
No permission is required for the cookies we use. We do this by means of a
so-called cookie banner.
3. The type of cookies and their objectivesWe use the following types of cookies:
Anonymised analytical cookies: these ensure that an anonymous cookie is generated every time you visit a website. These cookies know whether you have visited the site before or not. Only on the first visit, a cookie is created and on subsequent visits the existing cookie is used. This cookie is only for statistical purposes. For example, the following data can be collected:
- the number of unique visitors
- how often users visit the site
- which pages users view
- how long users view a certain page
- on which page visitors leave the site
4. Your rights with regard to your data
You have the right to inspect, rectify, limit and delete
personal data. You also have the right to object to the processing of personal
data and the right to data portability. You can exercise these rights by
sending an e-mail to email@example.com. To prevent abuse, we may ask you
to identify yourself adequately. When it comes to access to personal data linked
to a cookie, we ask you to send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find
this in the settings of your browser.
5. Blocking and deleting cookies
At any time you can easily block cookies
yourself or delete them via your internet browser. You can also set
your internet browser so that you receive a message when a cookie is placed.
You can also indicate that certain cookies may not be placed. View the help
function of your browser for this option. If you delete the cookies in your
browser, this may have consequences for the pleasant use of this
website. Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties which, among
other things, show you advertisements via our website. You can delete
these cookies centrally via youronlinechoices.com.Please note that if you don't want any cookies, we cannot guarantee that our
website still works well. Some functions of the site may be lost or you may not
be able to visit the website at all. In addition, refusing cookies does not
mean that you will no longer see advertisements at all. The advertisements are
then no longer tailored to your interests and can therefore be
repeated more often.
How you can adjust your settings differs per browser. Please refer to the help function of your browsing or click on one of the links below to go directly to the manual of your browser.
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/cookies-delete-data-delete-websites-stored
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform=Desktop&hl=en
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/278835
- Safari on smart phone: https://support.apple.com/en-en/HT201265
- Safari on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
6. New developments and unforeseen cookies
The texts of our website can be adjusted at any time
due to continuous developments. This also applies to our cookie statement.
Therefore, please read this statement regularly to stay informed of any
changes. In blog articles, use can be made of content that is hosted on
other sites and made accessible by www.hgts.be by means of certain
codes (embedded content), as with YouTube videos for example. These codes
with their cookies.
It is also possible that cookies are placed via our
websites by others, of which we are not always aware. Do you encounter
unforeseen cookies on our website that you cannot find in our overview? Please
contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact the third party directly
and ask which cookies they placed, what the reason is, what the lifespan of the
cookie is and how they have guaranteed your privacy.
7. Concluding remarks
We will have to adjust these statements from time to time,
for example when we adjust our website or change the rules regarding cookies.
You can consult this webpage for the latest version.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact email@example.com.
19 December 2021