Cookie Declaration

The partnership “FVDB Group”, with registered office at Ladderstraat 12 – 3620 Lanaken Belgium, registered in the register of legal entities of Antwerp section Tongeren, and known to the VAT-administration under the number BE 0656.712.170 (hereinafter referred to as “FVDB Group”, “we” or “us”), uses cookies to improve the users experience regarding the web-platform and website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”). By means of this policy (hereinafter referred to as the “Cookie Policy”), we wish to inform you about which cookies we use and the way we use them.

We may change, supplement or amend this Cookie Policy for future use of the Website from time to time, for any reason, by posting a revised policy on the Website. In such event the Website will clearly mention that the Cookie Policy is updated.

1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a Website and stored in a user’s web browser or mobile phone while a user is browsing a Website. A cookie contains a unique code which allows to recognize your browser while consulting the Website or platform (also called “session” cookie) or during later, repeated visits (a “permanent” cookie). Cookies can be placed by the Website/the platform or by partners who collaborate with the server/the platform. The Websites’ server can only read self-placed cookies and has no access whatsoever to other data stored in your computer or mobile phone. Cookies will be saved on your computer or mobile device in a separate folder of your browser. A cookie mostly consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiration date and a unique numeric code. Cookies enhance the interaction between visitor/user and the Website/platform by making it faster, more simple and by helping the visitor/user to navigate between the features of the Website.

2. Which cookies do we use?

The Website/platform uses different types of cookies:

(i) Required cookies: the cookies are indispensable to visit and use certain parts of our Website and platform. E.g.: the cookies allow to navigate between different sections of the Website/platform.

(ii) Performance cookies: we use performance cookies to collect data about the usage of the Website, in order to enhance the content of the Website, to adapt the Website to the users’ needs and more in general to provide a better user experience.

3. Use of cookies on the Website of FVDB Group

In below chart you find the cookies which are used by FVDB Group on the Website and which information is collected:

Cookie Purpose Retention period
Google Analytics Measuring statistics 2 year
PHPSESSID Remember login status 1 session


4. Management of cookies

You can configure your browser settings in such a way that you receive a message when a cookie is being placed, or you can switch off the use of cookies. However if you switch off the use of cookies, there is a possibility that certain services of FVDB Group cannot be rendered.

5. Applicable law – Competent courts

This Cookie Policy is governed by, and should therefore be interpreted in accordance with Belgian Law.

Every possible dispute arising from or with regard to this Cookie Policy shall fall within the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of the registered office of FVDB Group.