What are cookies?
A cookie is a text file that is installed by the server of a website on your computer’s browser or on your mobile device when you visit the website. The cookie contains a unique code that allows your browser to be recognised during your visit to the website (a so-called ‘session’ cookie) or during subsequent repeat visits (a so-called ‘permanent’ cookie). Cookies can be installed by the server of the website you are visiting or by partners with whom this website cooperates. The server of a website can only read the cookies that it has installed itself, and has no access to other information that is on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in your browser folder. The content of a cookie usually consists of the name of the server that installed the cookie, an expiry date and a unique numerical code.
Cookies generally make the interaction between visitor and website easier and faster and help the visitor to navigate between the different parts of a website. Cookies can also be used to make the content of a website or the advertising on a website more relevant to the visitor and better adapted to his or her personal taste and needs.
Personal data may be stored on these cookies, either with your permission or because it is technically necessary in order to use the website (for example to be able to register).
By using the website, you agree to the use and storage of certain necessary cookies on your computer or mobile device. For other non-necessary cookies your permission will be requested when you visit the website.
You can set your browser to notify you that a cookie is being installed or to prevent installation of cookies. In some cases, however, this will mean that you cannot use all the features of the website. You can also indicate whether or not you give permission for the website to install tracking cookies, and you can change this choice at any time.
You can also delete previously installed cookies from your computer or mobile device at any time.
Wolters Kluwer uses the following cookies:
- Necessary cookies
These cookies are indispensable for visiting our websites and using certain parts of them. For example, they allow you to navigate between the various parts of the website, or to fill in forms. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the website will not work or will not work optimally.
- Functional cookies
The functional cookies are the cookies that make the functioning of our websites easier and more enjoyable for the visitor and ensure you a more personalised browsing experience. Examples include the cookies that remember certain preferences.
- Performance cookies
This website also uses Google Analytics. Cookies are used to collect information about the use that visitors make of our websites in order to improve the content of our websites, adapt them better to visitors’ wishes and make them more user-friendly. For example, there is a cookie that helps us count the number of unique visitors and a cookie that keeps track of which pages are the most popular. The information collected by these cookies is processed anonymously.
- Third-party cookies
The website also contains elements from third parties, such as video services, social media buttons and advertisements.
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Tel: +32 (0) 15 78 76 00