Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

 1      Cookies

Cookies are small data or text files that are placed on your local computer by websites and applications. Such cookies can have different purposes: there are technical cookies (for example, for keeping track of language settings), session cookies (temporary cookies that expire after one session) and tracking cookies (cookies that monitor and track your behavior on the internet), they are used to be able to offer a more optimal user experience.

The Belgian Electronic Communications Act of 13 June 2005 contains some provisions on cookies and their use on websites. The law is a transposition of the European e-Privacy Directive, which means that the cookie legislation can be implemented differently in other European member states.

The Van bvba is based in Belgium and therefore follows the Belgian legislation on cookies.

2     Purpose and usefulness of cookies

The Van bvba wants to inform every visitor of the website as well as possible about his rights under the Belgian legislation on cookies, and about which cookies The Van bvba uses. By using the website, the visitor agrees to the use of cookies. Cookies help The Van bvba to optimize your visit to the website, to remember technical choices (for example, a language choice, a newsletter, etc.) and to show you more relevant services and offers.

If you want to consult the site of The Van bvba, it is recommended that the technical settings for cookies are enabled. Without the cookies enabled, The Van bvba can not guarantee a smooth visit on the website. If you prefer not to use the cookies, you as a visitor are free to disable the cookies.

We use cookies to improve your visit to our website. The cookies we use are safe. The information we collect through cookies helps us to identify any errors or to show you specific services that we think may be of interest to you.

 3      Types of cookies used by THE VAN bvba

We distinguish the following types of cookies according to their purposes:

 - Essential / Strictly necessary cookies:

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and can not be disabled in our systems. They are usually only set up in response to actions you have set, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. They are necessary for good communication and they facilitate navigating (for example, returning to a previous page, etc.).

- Non-essential cookies:

These cookies are not in themselves necessary for the website to function, but they do help us to offer an improved and personalized website.

o Functional cookies:

These cookies enable the website to offer improved functionality and personalization.

o Analytical cookies:

With these cookies we can track visits and traffic so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and the least popular and how visitors move through the website.

o Targeting / advertising cookies:

These cookies can be set by our advertising partners via our website.
They can be used by those companies to create a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.

 

Domain name: www.thevangifts.be

Name cookie

Type cookie

link

Google tag manager

Functional cookie

 

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en#infocollect

 

 

Visual Website Optimizer

Functional cookie

https://vwo.com/privacy-policy/

Google Analytics

Analytical cookie

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/cookie-usage

 

Hotjar

Analytical cookie

 

https://www.hotjar.com/cookies

 

 

Google Adwords

Targeting/Advertising cookie

 

 

https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=en 

Facebook

Targeting/Advertising cookie

 

https://www.facebook.com/about/basics/nl

 

Please take note of our Privacy Policy for more information regarding the processing of personal data by The Van bvba.

4      Management of the cookies

Make sure that cookies are enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, the following actions must be performed:

° For browser - Microsoft Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, click on 'Internet Options' in the 'Extra' menu.
On the 'Privacy' tab, move the settings slider to 'low' or 'accept all cookies' (setting above 'medium' disables cookies).
Click on 'OK'.

° For browser - Mozilla Firefox

Click on 'Firefox' in the upper left corner of your browser and then click on 'Options'.
On the 'Privacy' tab, make sure that the 'Inform websites that I do not want to be tracked' is not checked.
Click on 'OK'.
 
° For browser - Google Chrome

Click on the three dots next to the browser bar at the top of your browser window and choose 'Options'.
Find the 'Privacy and security' section and click on 'content settings'.
Click on the 'cookies' option.
Now select 'Allow sites to save and read cookie data'.
 
° For browser - Safari

Choose 'Preferences' from the task menu. (The task menu is located at the top right of the Safari window and looks like a gear or click on 'Safari' in the extended task menu.)
Click on the Privacy tab. Find the section called "Cookies and other website data".
Please indicate that you accept cookies.

If you want to consult the website of The Van bvba, it is recommended that you have cookies enabled. However, if you prefer not to do so, you as a visitor are free to disable the cookies via your browser settings. This can be done through the following ways:

° For browser - Microsoft Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, select the Tools button and select Internet Options.
Select the Privacy tab and move the slider upwards under Settings to block all cookies. Click OK.

° For browser - Mozilla Firefox

Click on the menu button and choose 'Preferences'.
Select the 'Privacy & Security' panel and go to the 'History' section.
Set next to "Firefox will" to "Use custom settings for history."
Set 'Accept third-party cookies' to 'Never'.
Close the "about: preferences" page. Changes you have made are automatically saved.

° With browser - Google Chrome

Select 'More Settings' in the browser toolbar.
Select 'Advanced' at the bottom of the page.
Select 'Content settings' under 'Privacy and security'.
Select 'Cookies'.
Select "Allow sites to save and read cookie data."

° With browser - Safari

Choose 'Preferences' from the task menu. (The task menu is located at the top right of the Safari window and looks like a gear or click on 'Safari' in the extended task menu.)
Click on the Privacy tab. Find the section called "Cookies and other website data"
Please indicate that you do not accept cookies.

Or consult the help function of your internet browser.

 5      Rights of the visitors

Since cookies can constitute a processing of personal data, you as a data subject have the right to the lawful and secure processing of personal data. As a data subject you can exercise the following rights:

 - Right to object: If there are serious and justified reasons, you can oppose the processing of personal data.

 - Right of access: Any data subject who proves his identity has a right to access information about the existence or otherwise of processing of his personal data, as well as the purposes of this processing, the categories of data to which these processing operations relate and the categories of recipients to whom the data is provided.

 - Right to improvement: Inaccurate or incomplete personal data can be corrected or even erased at the request of the data subject.

The exercise of these rights is done in accordance with the modalities as stipulated in our Privacy Policy. More information about the rights of visitors can also be found in the Privacy Policy. If you still have questions or comments about cookies after reading this Cookie Statement, you can always contact us via info@thevangifts.be.