What are cookies
Cookies are small information files that are sent to your browser by the website you connect to. Your browser stores each cookie for a specific period. And each time you return to the same website, your browser sends the cookie(s) back to that website. In this way, the website recognises your browser. Cookies can be used for various applications, for example to remember your language preference, to ensure that a website appears graphically neat or that a website application works correctly, to trace your navigation for statistical or advertising purposes, etc.
Cookies usually have an expiration date. For example, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (known as a “session cookie”), while others remain on your computer for a longer period of time, sometimes even until you delete them manually (also known as a “persistent cookie”).
Types of cookies
First party cookies
These first party cookies are placed for and/or by the Cyber Security Coalition.
The website of the Cyber Security Coalition places three types of cookies:
- Technical cookies. These are necessary for purely technical reasons when using the website. As soon as you connect to the Coalition website, these cookies are placed.
- Functional cookies. These ensure that the Coalition website works optimally. You can refuse these cookies or delete them using your browser settings, but your browsing experience will be noticeably less good.
- Analytical cookies. These allow certain things to be analysed, such as the number of visits to the website or to a specific page or advertising message. We only use this information to improve the content of our website or as a starting point for a new campaign on a particular subject of great interest. For the use of analytical cookies, your prior consent will be asked. You can therefore refuse to allow these cookies to be placed on your device.
Third party cookies
These third party cookies are aimed to improve the interactivity of the website.
The website of the Cyber Security Coalition uses functionalities offered by third parties such as Google, YouTube, LinkedIn and Facebook. These functionalities make use of third party cookies that can be placed directly by these services when you visit the website of the Cyber Security Coalition. You will find more information per third party cookie below in the list of third party cookies.
List of cookies placed for and/or by the Cyber Security Coalition
These cookies are placed anyway when you surf on the Coalition website.
|cookielawinfo-checkbox||11 months||The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies.|
These cookies improve your user experience of the Coalition website. They will only be placed after your approval.
|pll_language||11 months||This cookie is set by Polylang plugin for WordPress powered websites. The cookie stores the language code of the last browsed page.|
These cookies allow the Cyber Security Coalition to analyse certain matters (which is exactly described below per cookie). They will only be placed after your approval.
|_ga||2 years||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
|_gat||1 minute||This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.|
|_gid||1 day||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.|
List of third party cookies
Functional third party cookies
|YSC||This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.|
Analytical third party cookies
|GPS||30 minutes||This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location|
|IDE||2 years||Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.|
|NID||6 months||This cookie is used to a profile based on user's interest and display personalized ads to the users.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||5 months||This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.|
Set and manage your cookie preferences
During your first visit to www.cybersecuritycoalition.be, a banner will inform you about the presence of cookies and you will be asked to indicate which cookies you do or do not accept. Functional cookies, analytical cookies and third party cookies will only be placed if you accept them.
You can consult and change your cookie preferences for our website at any time via the Cookie Management page. You will find these at the bottom of every page of our website.
How do I see which cookies have been placed on my device and how do I delete them?
If you want to know which cookies have been placed on your device or if you wish to delete them, you can use a setting in your browser.
Through the links below you will find more information on how to do this.
- Firefox – Firefox (mobile)
- Chrome – Chrome (mobile)
- Safari – Safari (mobile)
- Internet Explorer – Microsoft Edge