1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small pieces of (text) information that are sent to your browser when visiting the website. They are subsequently stored on the hard disk or memory of your Peripheral Equipment. Your browser may use this information during subsequent visits to the website. The cookies placed on the website cannot damage your Peripheral Equipment or the files stored on it.
2. WHAT COOKIES DOES EASYFAIRS USE AND FOR WHAT PURPOSE?
2.1 EASYFAIRS COOKIES
This section refers to the cookies both placed and read by Easyfairs. No third parties are involved in the placement and reading of so-called first party cookies. Easyfairs will always place functional cookies. These cookies are necessary to provide the services you have requested. For example, functional cookies ensure you don’t have to log in again every time you visit the website or a different page. In addition, these functional cookies remember the products you place in the shopping cart and the contents of the (order) forms filled out on the website.
In addition to functional cookies, Easyfairs also places cookies that are stored on your Peripheral Equipment for only a limited time. As soon as you close your web browser, these cookies will be automatically deleted. These so-called session cookies are used to track your surfing behaviour when you visit the website. Using this information, Easyfairs can adapt its website to the wishes of visitors.
Easyfairs also places cookies that are stored on your Peripheral Equipment for a longer period of time. Based on these so-called permanent cookies, your Peripheral Equipment will be recognised during subsequent visits. These cookies allow Easyfairs to display the website in a way that is adapted to your preferences. Because your preferences have already been set, you will save time during subsequent visits to the website and its general use will be more pleasant.
Easyfairs also uses permanent cookies to track your surfing behaviour. Using so-called tracking cookies, Easyfairs records your surfing behaviour in order to make targeted offers. It is also possible to use tracking cookies to track which other Easyfairs websites you visit. This information may be used by Easyfairs to display advertisements tailored specifically to your liking.
2.2 READING INFORMATION WITHOUT COOKIES
In addition to placing cookies, Easyfairs also reads information from your browser and Peripheral Equipment without using cookies. In this way, Easyfairs collects information on the (technical) properties of your Peripheral Equipment and the software you use, such as the type of operating system, browser settings, installed plug-ins, time zone, and screen size. Easyfairs uses this information to track your surfing behaviour.
2.3 THIRD PARTY COOKIES
In addition to the cookies placed by Easyfairs itself, the website also includes so-called third party cookies. This section relates to these types of cookies. Easyfairs has no control over the use of these cookies and/or the way in which third parties use the information collected. Easyfairs only offers a platform that makes it possible to place these third party cookies. Easyfairs would like to point out that additional third party conditions may apply to the information collected by means of third party cookies. Below you can find more information about the types of third party cookies that are placed on the website.
2.4 GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Intended to collect web statistics about your use of and visit to the website. Google Analytics places a permanent cookie on your Peripheral Equipment, by means of which your use of the website is registered. These data are then analysed by Google and the results are provided to Easyfairs. In this way, Easyfairs gains insight into the way in which visitors use the website. Easyfairs may subsequently make adjustments to the website or its services. Google may provide this information to third parties if required to do so by law and/or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google may also use this information for other Google services.
2.5 SOCIAL PLUG-INS
The website provides access to various social media, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Using these so-called social plug-ins, you can share information on the website with or recommend it to others. Via these social plug-ins, third party cookies are placed on your Peripheral Equipment. Although these cookies may exclusively be intended to optimise your user experience, tracking cookies may also be placed. These are used to track your surfing behaviour across multiple websites and to build a profile of your surfing behaviour.
In addition to access to these social media, the website also shows videos that originate from third party websites, including YouTube. These third parties primarily place cookies that make it possible to show you the videos. Tracking cookies that track your surfing behaviour across multiple websites and to build a profile of your surfing behaviour may also be placed.