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    Cookie statement

    Various cookies may be stored via our website. This concerns the website:


    Below we will explain what cookies are, what they do, what kind of cookies are used on the Van Doorne website and why.

    What is a cookie?
    A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet, phone or other device used to visit a website (hereinafter all together: "computer"). Because a cookie is stored on your computer, the website server can recognise your computer. A cookie cannot launch programmes or spread viruses.

    A cookie has a certain validity period starting on the moment it is stored on a computer. After the validity period has lapsed, the cookie will be deleted by your browser. For some cookies, the validity period is the duration of the browser session. Other cookies remain valid for a longer period so they can be recognized at a next visit to our website.

    In so far as we collect personal data using cookies, we process these personal data in accordance with our privacy statement.  

    Cookies on our websites

    Functional (necessary) cookies and analytical cookies are stored via our websites, as well as cookies related to social media options and tracking cookie in order to provide relevant content.

    Functional (necessary) cookies

    We use a functional cookie that is necessary to enable navigation across the websites. This cookie ("ASP.NET_SessionId") is only valid for the duration of your browser session. In order to hold your preferences in accepting or rejecting our cookies, we need to place a functional cookie (cookieAccepted). This cookie is valid for a maximum of two years.

    These are our own cookies and can only be accessed by employees of Van Doorne authorised to do so. Van Doorne does not share the data thus collected with third parties unless it has an obligation to do so.

    Analytical cookies

    Analytical cookies record how visitors use our websites. This information may be used to analyse the use of our websites and generate statistics. This enables us to better understand our website visitors and improve the websites using that knowledge. We use the Google Analytics service for this purpose. In that respect, analytical cookies of the provider of this service, Google Inc., are stored via our websites. Based on the data collected using these cookies, Google drafts anonymous reports for Van Doorne with regard to the use of our websites. For more information about these cookies and their validity term, click here. Google provides an opt-out possibility in relation to Google Analytics, to use this option click here. Click here for Google’s general information on how it uses cookies.

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    AddThis: Social media cookies on our blogs

    To offer visitors to our blogs the option of sharing content, we have inserted social media buttons on these websites, including an AddThis option, which gives access to a multitude of social media. The provider of this service, Clearspring Technologies Inc., trading under the name AddThis, can also store cookies on your computer if you visit our blogs or click on a social media option. These cookies may include functional cookies that facilitate the social media options, but may also include analytical cookies. AddThis can use these cookies and the information collected by them for its own purposes. In this respect, we kindly refer to AddThis’ private policy. You can sign off here for targeted adds facilitated by this company.
    We do not store or read the cookies related to social media. That is done by the relevant social media provider. We have limited knowledge of and no control over these cookies. Consequently, we accept no responsibility or liability for these social medial cookies or for how the relevant social media providers use the collected information.

    Click here for the table with the social media cookies 

    Tracking cookies

    With your permission, we place cookies on your equipment, which can be retrieved as soon as you visit our websites. When using our websites, we collect (part) of your IP address, type browser, operating system and application version, language settings, the page through which you came to our website and the pages of our website you visited. We also gather information about the response to e-mail. If you visit our website via a mobile device, we'll also collect information about your mobile device brand and other specific features of the device. The profile thus created is not linked to your name, address, email address and the like, but only serves to match content to your profile so that they are as relevant to you as possible.

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    Rejecting and deleting cookies

    You can set up your browser in such a way that no cookies are stored, that you can accept or reject each cookie or such that all cookies are deleted when you close your browser. Useful information for managing cookies can also be found on the informative All About Cookies website.
    Cookies are stored on every computer you use to visit websites. If you don’t want to receive any cookies at all, you should change the settings on all the computers you use.
    Please note that if you reject and/or delete cookies, this will also affect the strictly necessary cookies. This may limit the options for using our websites or parts thereof.

    Last update: 15 October 2017