Cookie

Policy

Cookies are small text files that are stored on the hard disk of your computer, smartphone, tablet or other devices by the websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well to provide information to the owner of the website.

What types of cookies exist?

A cookie can be classified by its purpose, lifespan and the domain to which it belongs.
Cookies can serve different purposes, such as:
  • cookies which allow the good functioning of a website or an application.
  • cookies which allow for certain preferences or histories to be saved so that you can easily navigate the website without having to reintroduce such information in a future visit (remembering the language chosen, the user names, passwords, etc.).
  • cookies which may analyze your behavior on the website to better understand your needs, adapt our website accordingly and provide you with a better user’s experience (which pages did you consult and for how long, number of visits of the website, from which location, etc.).

By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
  • session cookie: which is erased when the user closes the browser; or
  • persistent cookie: which remains on the user's computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.

As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
  • first-party cookies: which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain
  • third-party cookies: stored by a different domain to the visited page's domain.

Are there cookies on our website?

Yes. Our website uses cookies to personalize content and to provide you with an improved user experience. The following table explains what cookies the website is using:
All rights reserved 2021, Degroof Petercam