What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you surf the internet.
 

What is the purpose of cookies?

Cookies enable our website to recognise you. They remember your preferences and automatically adapt to your wishes. Cookies, therefore, enable you to visit our website much faster and in a more user-friendly way. In addition, cookies enable us to activate certain features, or the way in which visitors like you use our website.

For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.

On your first visit to our website, and at regular intervals, you will be asked to agree to the use of cookies. You can indicate which type of cookies you agree to. Only essential cookies cannot be refused.
 

The cookies we use

Our website uses different types of cookies.

Essential cookies

For essential cookies, we are not required to ask your permission. Technically, we are only bound by an information duty. These cookies are, therefore, placed as soon as you visit our site.

Name

 

Description

Lifespan

Type

First/Third party

cookie-agreed

This cookie remembers which cookies the user has accepted.

1 day

Essential

1st

Source: Inline script

has_js

This cookie checks whether the user has JavaScript

Session

Essential

1st

Source: https://innoviris.brussels/sites/default/files/js/js_dWhBODswdXXk1M5Z5nyqNfGljmqwxUwAK9i6D0YSDNs.js

 

Analytical cookies

These cookies collect information about the way users use our website (pages visited, average duration of a visit, etc.) in order to improve its operation, to adapt its content to the user's needs and to optimise the overall browsing experience.

Our website uses the services of Google Analytics, which monitors web traffic, searches and visits on our website. Google Analytics stores the IP addresses on its servers in the United States. Neither Innoviris nor Google associate your IP address with data that can identify you individually as a user. These cookies make it possible for Google to determine whether you are a returning user on our website and to track the pages you visit during your web session.

If you would like further information about Google Analytics' analytical cookies, you can consult Google's Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to submit data to Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here.

Name

 

Description

Lifespan

Type

First/Third party

_ga

This cookie records a unique ID to generate statistical data about how the user uses the website.

2 years

Analytical

3rd

Source : https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js

_gat

This cookie is used by Google Analytics to limit the number of requests from high-traffic sites.

1 day

Analytical

3rd

Source : https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js

_gid

This cookie records a unique ID to generate statistical data about how the user uses the website.

1 day

Analytical

3rd

Source : https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js

collect

This cookie is used to send Google Analytics data about the device and the user's browsing behaviour.

session

Analytical

3rd

Source : https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js

 

Flexmail for e-mail marketing campaigns

Flexmail, our mailing system, also uses trackers that collect certain information about our e-mail marketing campaigns:

  • Number of opened e-mails
  • Number of clicks on links present in e-mails
  • Information about the type of messaging system or OS
  • Errors in the delivery of e-mail communication

This information is processed by Innoviris solely to improve the quality of our mailing campaigns in terms of content, as well as to manage distribution lists and unsubscriptions.

 

How can you refuse to accept or delete cookies using your web browser?

Refuse to accept cookies

If you prefer to refuse the use of cookies in general, but want to make an exception for some cookies, you can specifically configure the settings of your web browser.

This configuration depends on which web browser you are using (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, etc.). Please refer to the "help" function of your web browser to learn more about this.

Do not track

The "do not track" feature allows you to take control of your data collected and used online. "Do not track" is a feature in a web browser that allows you to report to a website that you do not wish to be tracked for behaviour-driven advertising purposes, for example. This feature works by transmitting a Do Not Track HTTP banner every time your details are requested by a website.

 

Delete cookies

You can set your web browser to automatically delete cookies when you close your web browser. In this case, the web browser will not remember your connection details, such as your usernames and passwords. You will have to re-enter these every time you open a web session.

To automatically delete cookies, you can consult the following web pages depending on the web browser you are using:

·Internet Explorer:

·Mozilla Firefox

·Safari

·Google Chrome

·Edge

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