Cookie policy

We make use of cookies for the functioning of A cookie is a small file that is sent along with this website’s pages, and that is saved by the browser on the hard-disc of your places several cookies which are essential for the functioning of the website. Think about being signed in and making it possible to comment.The use of cookies is of great importance for the proper running of our website, but also cookies which do not have directly visible effects (like Google Analytics) are very important. Without anonymous input of visitors, we do not have a picture of the usage of the website or how we can improve it. [The advertising cookie that is placed ensures that you are not constantly shown the same advertisement, through a so-called ‘frequency cap’].The ‘tracking cookies’ that are placed for analytical purposes or advertisements, are so-called ‘third party cookies’. These cookies are not placed by us, but by third parties. For this reason, we cannot take responsibility it.Do you not want cookies to be placed? Then you can easily disable cookies through your browser. You can find out how to do this on the website of the Consumentenbond.

Overview of used cookies
Below is described which cookies places itself and which third party cookies are used.

Google Analytics
Through Google Analytics, data about surfing behaviour is collected on This way we can see how visitors like you use the website. We use this information to make well-founded decisions about the design of our website. With this, we also optimise the operation of the website. The obtained information is stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google also supplies this information to advertisers to provide insights into the effectiveness of their campaigns. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if the third parties process information on behalf of Google. We do not have any influence on this. We have not allowed Google to use the obtained analytical information for other Google services. Read Google’s privacy policy for more information, as well as the specific privacy policy of Google Analytics.Do you not want your clicking behaviour to be tracked? Then you can download a browser plugin from the Google website that prevents this. That setting then applies to all websites that you visit, thus not only You can download the browser plugin here. 

Functional cookies
Core functions
These are cookies which are strictly necessary for the functioning of the website. Without these cookies, certain features cannot be used. For example, uses cookies for logging in and for commenting. Cookies are also used to remember settings and preferences.

Embedded content
Content that is displayed on but is hosted on other websites can be used on various pages. Think about YouTube videos, for example. In a similar way to the social buttons, these codes often use cookies. What they do with the cookies and personal data can be found in the privacy policy of the relevant service. We do not have any influence on this.