Cookies Policy

Cookie  policy

This Cookie Policy describes the different types of cookies that can be used on www.visit.brussels (hereinafter the "Website") and how you can manage these cookies.

visit.brussels applies a strict privacy policy and is committed to being transparent vis-à-vis the technologies used on the Website.

To the extent that the collected information using cookies are personal data, the provisions of the Privacy Policy apply and complete the Cookie Policy.

 WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A "cookie" is a small text file containing information saved by a Website on the computer of a user (hereinafter the “User”). Cookies allow the Website to recognize you and store important information for the purpose of facilitating navigation on the Website, ensuring its proper functioning and / or making it more efficient, for example by saving your preferences.

 WHAT COOKIES ARE USED ON THE WEBSITE AND WHY?

visit.brussels uses different types of cookies for different reasons.

  • ESSENTIAL COOKIES

These cookies are essential for navigation on the Website or strictly necessary for the provision of a service expressly requested by the User.  These cookies cannot be disabled

  • PREFERENCE COOKIES

These cookies collect information about your choices and preferences and make your navigation more enjoyable and personalized. These cookies make it possible to save the language in order to personalize the Website accordingly.

  • ANALYTICAL COOKIES

These cookies are used to gather information about your use of the Website in order to improve its content, to make it more adapted to the needs of the Users and to increase its ease of use. For example, these cookies show the most visited pages of the Website or help to identify the difficulties that may be encountered during navigation.

  • SHARING COOKIES (SOCIAL NETWORKS)

These cookies allow to share the content of the Website with other people via social networks. Some share buttons are integrated via third-party applications that can issue such cookies. This is the case for the "Facebook" and "Twitter" buttons.

The social network providing such a sharing button is likely to identify you thanks to this button, even if you did not use this button when visiting the Website. We invite you to consult the privacy policy of these social networks in order to learn the purposes of using the navigation information collected through these sharing buttons by visiting their websites.

  • ADVERTISING COOKIES

These cookies are used for marketing purposes such as displaying targeted advertising, conducting market research and evaluating the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.

Some of this website’s features come from services offered by third-party websites. These features use cookies, notably, to allow these websites to trace your browsing, without you having clicked on the button of the social network in question.  

visit.brussels works with the following third-party services. You can get more information on the nature of the cookies used by these thrid-party suppliers via the links below : 

 

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiration

_cfduid

lightwidget.com

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

1 year

CONSENT

youtube-nocookie.com

This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website. 729    days

_ga

visit.brussels

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

2 years

OptanonConsent

cookie-cdn.cookiepro.com This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. 364   days

_fbp

visit.brussels

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products

3 months

OptanonAlertBoxClosed

cookie-cdn.cookiepro.com This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust.  It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down.  It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user.  The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information. 364 days

fr

facebook.com

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products

3 months

tr

facebook.com

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products

Session

 

 

 

 

 

Social network             Information from provider

Facebook                  https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

Google                      https://policies.google.com/privacy#infocollect

 Double Click            https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners?hl=fr

Twitter

                 https://help.twitter.com/fr/safety-and-security#ads-and-data-privacy

Instagram

                 https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

 

 

 

 HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES ?

How to remove or disable cookies ?

You may remove, disable or accept Website cookies at any time by using the button shown on the website  .

Will the Website still function if I delete or disable cookies?

You can always visit the Website but some interactions may not function normally.

Other questions?

If you have any further questions, please contact visit.brussels by email at:  dataprivacy@visit.brussels.

Or by mail to the following mailing address:

ASBL visit.brussels
Rue Royale 2-4
1000 Brussels