Cookies are small text files that are installed on a PC, tablet, or mobile telephone by an Internet page. The following websites install cookies or similar technology (hereinafter referred to as ‘cookies’):
Below is an overview of the cookies that are installed and what they do.
_gat: Is used to measure the speed of the request
_gid: Is used to distinguish between users
_ga: Analytical cookie that measures website visits and is used to distinguish between users (anonymous)
Toerisme Oost-Vlaanderen uses Analytics cookies to study the use of the websites. This involves the placement of a permanent cookie on your computer or mobile device. This gives Toerisme Oost-Vlaanderen insight into the way and how often the websites are used, thus allowing Toerisme Oost-Vlaanderen to make the necessary changes to the websites based on this data. This allows us to ensure that the website functions optimally.
Toerisme Oost-Vlaanderen processes statistics on visits to its website. This is done using a web analysis system. Among others, the following data is stored in the web analysis system via cookies:
- the IP address
- technical features, such as the browser you are using (e.g. Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, or Firefox) and the resolution of your computer screen
- the page that you used to get to the website
- when and how long you browsed or used the website
- whether you use the website’s functions or not
- which website pages you visited
Facebook; Act, c_user, csm, fr, lu, s, presence, p, xs: These cookies provide insight into which media Facebook uses effectively and these cookies let you see advertisements from Toerisme Oost-Vlaanderen that suit your preferences (interest-based targeting) on other websites that you visit after you have been on the Toerisme Oost-Vlaanderen websites.
Google Doubleclick These cookies allow you to see Toerisme Oost-Vlaanderen ads that match your preferences (interest-based targeting) on websites you visit, after you have been on Toerisme Oost-Vlaanderen websites
The easiest way to remove cookies is via your browser. Below is a list of the most popular browsers and a link to the manner in which cookies are removed from these browsers: