Cookie statement

Various cookies can be placed via our website. This concerns the website: We explain below what cookies are, what they do, which cookies are used on the PROCENTEC website, and why they are used.

What are cookies doing?

Cookies are small (text) files that place a webpage server on your computer, tablet, or other electronic device (hereinafter referred to as “computer”) during a visit to a webpage. The webpage server can recognise your computer because a cookie is placed on your computer. A cookie cannot start any programmes or spread viruses.

Cookies have a specific validity period from the time when they are placed on a computer. The cookie will be removed from your browser after the expiry of the validity period. For some cookies the duration of the browser session is the validity period, but there are also cookies that will remain valid for longer, so that they can also be read during the next visit to our website. Insofar as we collect your personal data with the aid of cookies, we will process this data in conformity with our privacy statement.

Cookies on our website

Functional (necessary) cookies, analytical cookies, as well as cookies related to social media options and tracking cookies for offering relevant content are placed via our website.

Functional (necessary) cookies

We use a functional cookie that is necessary for enabling the navigation of our website. This cookie (“ASP.NET_SessionId”) is only valid for theduration of your browser session. It is necessary for remembering your choice of accepting or refusing our cookies that we place a functional cookie (cookieAccepted). This cookie is valid for a maximum duration of two years.These are our own cookies and they can only be read by the employees of PROCENTEC who are authorised for this purpose. PROCENTEC does not share the collected data with third parties, with the exception of any obligation to do so.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies record how visitors navigate on our website. The use of our website can be analysed with this information. We use the acquired information for the improvement of our website.

We use the Google Analytics service for this. In this context, analytical cookies of the service provider, Google Inc., are placed via our website. On the basis of the data collected with these cookies Google draws up an anonymous report for PROCENTEC with regard to the use of our websites. We have set the Google Analytics cookies at ‘privacy friendly’, in line with the recommendation of the Dutch Data Protection Authority regarding this. As a result, we process less information regarding you.  We refer you to Google’s website (link) for further information about these cookies and their validity period. Google further offers the option to opt out of the data collection in the context of Google Analytics (link). You will find further information on the use of cookies by Google here.

Social media cookies

We have placed social media buttons on our websites to offer the visitors of our blog websites the option of sharing content.

Social media companies such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google place cookies for the functioning of these buttons so that you can recognise them when you have logged in to that social network. With these cookies they also collect data regarding the page that you share. We refer to the privacy statements of these companies for further information regarding the data that is collected by these social media companies. These can be changed regularly.

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter

The cookies related to social media will not be placed or read by us, but by the social media provider concerned. We have limited knowledge of and no control over these cookies. We therefore do not accept any responsibility or liability for these social media cookies, or for the manner in which the social media providers concerned deal with the collected information.

Tracking cookies

We place cookies on your devices with your permission, which can be requested as soon as you visit our websites. When you use our websites we will collect (a part of) your IP address, browser type, operating system and application version, language settings, the page via which you have arrived at our website, and the pages of our website that you have visited. We also collect information regarding the response to email messages. If you visit our website via a mobile device, we will also collect information regarding the brand of your mobile device and other specific characteristics of the device.

The profile built up through this is not linked to your name, address, email address and suchlike, but only serves to tailor the content to your profile, so that this will be as relevant as possible for you.

Refusal and removal of cookies

You can set the settings of your browser in such a manner that no cookies will be saved, or that you can allow or refuse each cookie, or that all cookies will be removed when you close the browser. You can find a useful step-by-step approach for the management of cookies on the Dutch Consumers’ Association website (here).

Cookies will be placed on each computer with which you visit websites. If you do not wish to receive any cookies at all, you must adjust the settings of all computers that you use.

Please note that if you refuse and/or remove cookies, this can have an impact on cookies that are strictly necessary. This may limit the functionality of our website.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding the use of cookies.