Last update: 8 September 2020
We advise you to read the policy in its entirety so that you understand what information we collect using cookies and other similar techniques and how that information is used. Cookies can also process personal data. Your privacy is very important to us. How we safeguard your privacy is described in our privacy statement.
What are cookies or similar techniques?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer, tablet or smartphone when you visit our platform. These cookies store information about your visit to our website.
Web beacons, Local and Session Storage and SDKs are standard Internet techniques that, together with cookies, can enable a system to collect and then send information. We also use these techniques.
What are cookies and similar techniques used for?
Cookies and these other similar techniques have various functions. All existing webshops use them. For example, they ensure that:
- we can continue to improve our website;
- browsing our website will be easier for you;
- we can remember your preferences;
- you don’t always receive or have to enter the same information;
- we can offer you special functionalities such as your wish list or your shopping cart;
- we can show you advertisements that are of interest to you.
What types of cookies does generalbanden.nl use?
The types of cookies used on our platform can generally be divided into one of the following categories: functional or necessary cookies; analytical cookies, social media cookies and marketing cookies. Below we explain what is meant by the different categories:
Functional or necessary cookies
These cookies are essential for our website to work. They allow you to navigate the website and use its functions. Without these cookies, services necessary for you to use the website, such as access to secure areas, cannot be provided. These cookies also allow us to remember your choices and tailor our website to provide you with improved features and content. These cookies can be used, for example, to remember your user name or language choice. Your browser settings are also saved, so that you can view the website on your screen in the best possible manner.
Social media cookies
First-party and third party cookies
How long do cookies stay on your browser?
How long a cookie remains on your computer, tablet or smartphone depends on whether it is a « persistent » or « session » cookie. Session cookies remain on your device until you stop navigating. Persistent cookies remain on your computer, tablet or smartphone after you stop navigating until they expire or are deleted.
How to manage cookies
You can adjust the browser settings on your computer, tablet or smartphone to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions of your browser (usually found in the settings « Help », « Tools » or « Edit »). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access secure parts of the platform and other parts of the platform may not work properly. You can also delete cookies that have already been placed. How to delete your cookie history depends on your browser.
Below are links to the manuals for managing cookies and privacy of different browsers:
- Apple iPhone Safari
- Android Chrome
- Internet Explorer Edge
- Internet Explorer
Some third parties may use advertising cookies to collect information about your browsing activity so that they can send you advertising that matches your interests. If you refuse these cookies, it does not mean that you will no longer see any advertisements. The advertisements just don’t match your interests anymore and are repeated more often. The advertising industries in the EU have developed schemes to help you stop receiving cookies used for these purposes. You can find more information about this at www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Information about the cookies and other similar techniques used by us may be updated from time to time. Therefore, check regularly whether there are any amendments. The last amendment date of this document is 8 September 2020.