With this policy Gilbert De Clercq aims to inform visitors to its website about its policy on cookies.
Acceptance and refusal of cookies
However, Gilbert De Clercq wishes to inform visitors that if they refuse to accept cookies, certain parts of the website will not function properly. It is possible that the visitor will no longer have access to the services that Gilbert De Clercq offers on the website.
If the visitor does not change his or her cookie settings and chooses to ‘continue’ when first visiting the website, Gilbert De Clercq assumes that the visitor accepts the various types of cookies and their use.
Technical information about cookies
What is a cookie?
A cookie is an information file which is placed on the web browser of a computer or mobile device – such as a smartphone, iPhone or iPad – by the server of the website that the visitor is consulting. The cookie contains a code that can be read by the server that placed it on the visitor’s web browser. The website being visited does not have access to other information files located on the visitor’s computer or mobile device.
How is a cookie file structured?
A cookie file consists of the following components:
– The name of the server that placed the cookie file on the computer;
– An expiry date;
– A unique numerical code.
What are cookies for?
Cookies ensure that visitors to the website have the best possible experience. Among other things, this means enabling the visitor to navigate more quickly and easily between the different parts of the website and adjusting the content of the website to the visitor’s personal preferences, for example their preferred language.
Where can I find these cookies?
The cookies are placed in a separate folder for the web browser on the hard disk of the visitor’s computer or mobile device.
How can the visitor manage the cookies?
Visitors control the management of the cookies themselves. They can adjust the settings of their web browser according to their personal preferences. They can delete cookies which have already been installed at any time, and refuse new cookies by adjusting their browser settings.
Gilbert De Clercq only uses the following cookies:
– Non-functional cookies
If the necessary cookies are disabled the visitor will have the impression that certain parts of the websites are not working properly.