We may change this Cookie Notice from time to time. At all times, we will publish the up-to-date version on our platform.
You may give or refuse your consent to the use of various categories of cookies that are not strictly necessary. You have the option to withdraw your consent at any time. We cannot guarantee that our platform will function properly if you do not accept certain cookies; some functions may be lost or that you may not see certain pages at all.
- What are cookies and similar technologies?
Cookies are small and simple text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit our platform. ‘Similar technologies’ falling under the generic term ‘cookies’ also include local objects (sometimes called flash cookies), web beacons, pixels, browser fingerprinting technologies or any technology that stores or accesses information on the user’s device.
- Which cookies do we use?
We distinguish between the following types of cookies we use on our platform:
- (i) Essential cookies
We use these cookies for the sole purpose of carrying out or facilitating the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, and they are strictly necessary to provide you with the service you requested. Therefore, these cookies cannot be turned off; otherwise some technical functionalities are not able to operate properly. These cookies enable that you can access and use our platform and ensure a proper performance, security and functionality of our platform. No consent is required for the use of essential cookies.
- (i) Functional cookies
These cookies help you to have a better shopping and user experience on our platform. In addition, these cookies help us assess the performance of our platform, applications, services, and tools, including your user behavior such as how you interact with our messaging functionality and which items and links you viewed. If you do not allow these cookies then these services may not function properly.
- (ii) Analytical cookies
These cookies are used to conduct research on user preferences, to estimate our audience size and to improve our platform. These statistics give us more information on which products we should recommend and how we should develop and improve our platform and its security. Based on this research and analysis, we are able to provide our services and a better platform. These analytical cookies are third party cookies set by third parties, such as Google, which are different from our domain that you are visiting. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
- (ii) Targeting cookies
These cookies record your platform visit, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed to provide advertisements of our products based on your browsing history. This allows us to show you relevant advertisements on our platform. If you do not allow these cookies, you will still receive advertisements, but they may be less relevant for you.
- Your options
If you do not want to store cookies on your computer you can adjust your browser settings. You can also adjust your settings to the extent that your browser refuses all cookies or only those from third parties. You can delete cookies that have been placed. You will have to adjust the settings for each browser and computer you use. How to adjust these settings differs per browser. Click on one of the below icons to proceed directly to the manual of your browser or, if necessary, consult your browser’s help function.
If you have any questions about this Cookie Notice, our Privacy Notice or our data processing activities, you can contact us via [email protected]