What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, tablet, mobile phone or other terminal equipment when you visit a website. The term refers to any technology with which data is stored or accessed, including but not limited to Javascripts, Flash cookies, HTML5-local storage, web beacons.

 

What types of cookies are there?

There are different types of cookies:

Technical cookies ensure that a website works or its specific functions work properly. For example, technical cookies are used to create access to protected or secured parts of a website. Without this type of cookie, some services, such as a login, shopping cart and electronic payment will not work.

Analytical cookies collect information about how visitors use a website. They analyze and map the use of that website so that the quality and/or effectiveness of the website can be improved. For example, the page that is visited most and where any errors occur. The purpose of this type of cookie is to provide the website provider insight into how the site works and how it can be improved.

Functional cookies remember the choices made by the user. It may be choices such as a username, currency, language or country. This means that you do not need to specify their preferences again.

Third Party cookies are set by a data controller that is distinct from the one which operates the website visited by the user.

Advertising cookies are used to display advertisements that are targeted at visitors of a website to ensure that the same advertising does not appear every time, and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. These are usually placed by advertising networks with the consent of the administrator of the website. They record that a website is visited.

 

What types of cookies are used in this website?

Here a specific description of the cookies used by the website should be inserted. For example (with reference to Fundshare fund manager):

Fundshare fund manager uses makes use technical cookies in order to make possible the proper functioning of this website or some specific functions of it. Those cookies are session cookies and are automatically deleted when the session expires. This website also makes use analytical cookies, third party cookies and advertising cookies Hereafter, an overview of the third party cookies used by this website:

 

How to modify the cookies settings in your browser?

You can modify your browser settings, so that you can customize whether to allow cookies or not and which cookies to accept. The settings are different from browser to browser. You can obtain information about the location and method under the 'Help' on your browser. You should be aware that you may not be able to use our website's functions properly if you refuse (certain) cookies.