Cookie Policy


Van de Velde cares about your privacy. That is why we want to provide you with as much information as possible about what happens to your personal data once you provide it to us. Within this Cookie Policy (“Policy”) you will find all information you need to know about cookies. Please read this Cookie Policy in conjunction with our Privacy Policy, which sets out additional details on how we use personal data and the rights you have.

Who are we?

Your personal data collected through cookies on the Van de Velde websites (“Website”) is administered by Van de Velde NV, a company incorporated under Belgian law with registered office at Lageweg 4, 9260 Schellebelle, and with company registration number 0448.746.744 (“Van de Velde” or “we” or “us”). Any reference to this Policy to Van de Velde does also include the European subsidiaries from Van de Velde NV, which can be consulted here

What are cookies?

We use cookies if you open our e-mails and/or visit our Website. A cookie is a small piece of text sent by your web browser to our Website upon your visit. This cookie-file is stored within your web browser and allows the Website or a third party to recognize you. Web beacons are small graphic files linked to our servers that allow us to track your use of our Website. Cookies and web beacons allow us to provide you with faster, personalized and more efficient access upon your return to our Website and make the Website more useful to you.

There’s different types of cookies, divided by origin, function and lifespan. For a complete overview on cookies and how to disable them, please visit

Why do we use cookies?

When you use and access our Website, we may place a number of cookies in your web browser. We use cookies and web beacons to improve the use and functionalities of our Website; analyse how users use our Website; and compile statistics. Furthermore, we use cookies to show the users of our Website personalized information and advertisements. For example, you can be identified as a visitor to our Website on a second visit, so that we can increase the user-friendliness by better tailoring the Website to your wishes and preferences. Cookies can be placed by Van de Velde as well as by other parties. If we allow third parties to place cookies on our Website, then these parties must provide a secure connection on which the data is exchanged.

What information is collected?

We collect information, provided by you directly or through trusted partners, that may include, for example, your IP address, information about your operating system, your internet service provider, the software, the type and language of your browser, the search engine and keywords used to find our Website, the webpages accessed within our Website, the link that led you to our Website, the dates and times you accessed our Website, and geolocation information.

Where any of the above-mentioned information, alone or combined with other information, would constitute personal data under applicable laws, the section “How do we protect your personal data” of our Privacy Policy will apply to the processing of such information.