What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file sent by our website onto your computer, tablet, Smartphone or similar device each time you use the device to visit our website. Cookies mean that the next time you visit the website our system recognizes your device. A cookie itself contains no personal data and does not collect any personal data. Cookies can store user settings and other information.
You can adjust the settings of your browser to either reject all cookies or to alert you when a cookie is sent. However, some functions or services on the site may not be available or may not run properly without cookies.
How long are cookies stored?
Cookies are stored either on your hard disk (permanent cookie) or in your computer RAM (session cookie).
- Session cookies: Session cookies are generated by our website when you start your visit and contain a randomly generated individual ID number allocated to your computer or device. These cookies become invalid and are deleted as soon as you close your browser.
- Permanent cookies: We do not use permanent cookies. These are cookies that are stored in your device and remain in place for as long as they are valid or are deleted.
Cookies and categories
- Functional cookies: Functional cookies store your settings and are necessary for best functioning of services and third party services integrated on this site. By blocking or deleting cookies, parts of the site or third party provider services will not be available.
- Statistic cookies: Statistic cookies are used to gain a better understanding of user behavior and to improve user experience when using BCD Group content. Blocking and deleting such cookies will mean your data can no longer be used to improve your website experience.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses text files i.e. cookies, which are stored on your device and which enable analysis of the web pages you have used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our site is generally transferred to a Google server located in the USA where the data is stored.
Cookie management on your device