What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are made to store certain data of websites that you visit. For example: choice of language or other settings. Cookies are necessary for a better functioning of this website and for statistical purposes. The cookies that we use for www.debic.com are not traceable to a single person, a single PC or any other device. Therefore, a cookie does not store any names, addresses, ages or other personal data (except in some cases your IP address).
There are two types of cookies. Direct cookies are used by the website in the address bar. Indirect cookies originate from other domains (websites), of which certain components are used on a web page (e.g. YouTube video clips).
This website (www.debic.com) makes use of:
Cookies for website statistics
The statistics on this website are compiled with the help of Google Analytics. This is one of the most frequently used web analysis services and is provided by Google Inc. We use Google Analytics to measure visitor data. For example: which pages are most visited, which browsers our visitors use to surf the Internet, or the screen format used.
With this data, we are not able to identify the person or the PC visiting our website. Google, however, as a provider of the service, is able to see this. On this (English language) page for website developers, Google gives an explanation concerning the cookies used by Google Analytics.
Based on the statistics of Google Analytics, we are able to improve the site. For these cookies, we must ask permission. We do not use the data to identify you, but merely to analyse your visit to our site.
Cookies of external parties
On this site, we make use of YouTube, AddThis and other external parties. We believe that the use of the services provided by these external parties improves the visit to our website. The external parties may place cookies to record certain data, for example to analyse the click behaviour of visitors.
How to switch off cookies
Switching off cookies has consequences only for the computer or the browser on which you perform that action. If, therefore, you make use of more than one computer or browser, you will need to repeat the action on each computer and browser.
The future: lack of clarity concerning the effects of the Cookie Act
Currently, there is still a lot of uncertainty concerning the precise consequences of the Act. FrieslandCampina is deliberating on the precise manner in which this Act should be interpreted and implemented.