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Cookie Statement

This Cookie Statement explains what cookies are, how we use them and the types of cookies we use. You should read this policy to understand the information that we collect using cookies, how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Statement.


1. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file, placed onto your hard disk by websites that you visit. Websites use cookies to make them work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide web services and functionalities for the users. You can choose which cookies to enable on our website as well as authorize or decline the use of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. Cookies can either be ‘persistent cookies’ or ‘session cookies’. Persistent cookies consist of text files that will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted manually prior to this date). Session cookies will expire at the end of the user session, when closing the browser.


2. Cookie overview
Our website uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best online experience and to assist in our marketing efforts. Hereby we inform you about the cookies used by our website and what their functions are. BAEP makes use of four types of cookies:

• Strictly necessary cookies
Necessary cookies are essential for the website to function and cannot be switched off. This category only includes cookies that ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website will then not function.
• Functional Cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make to give you better functionality and personal features. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
• Performance Cookies
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.
• Targeting Cookies
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser, demographic information and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.


During your first visit to the BAEP website you are informed about the use of these cookies in the banner at the bottom of our website. You can consent to the use of these cookies by clicking ‘Accept’. By clicking on ‘Cookie Settings’ you can click on the different cookie categories to find out more and change our default settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.


3. Google Analytics
BAEP collects automatically generated information about your browsing behavior with the use of Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. This can include the type of browser you use, part of your IP address, pages visited or the length of a user session. This helps us to gain insights into the behavior of our visitors and therefore improve the website We can never trace an IP address back to a specific user.


The information collected by the Google Analytics cookies is transferred and stored by Google. Google Analytics adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection regarding the processing of personal data.


You can choose to refuse the use of Google Analytics by changing the settings on your browser. Please note that, when turned off, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the BAEP website.


4. Third party cookies
Some cookies may be set by third parties. These cookies are, among other things, set through our site by different social media buttons. These social media platforms set and collect cookies in order to function. Platforms that set cookies on our site are:


• LinkedIn
• Twitter


For more detailed information about the cookies these platforms use, we would like to refer you to their own websites. This information can regularly change. BAEP has no control over the contents of these websites and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. BAEP can therefore not be held accountable for the information contained on them nor the suitability or the quality of it.


5. Managing cookies
It is possible to refuse all or only certain cookies. Please note that, by disabling cookies, you may prevent some web services from working correctly. It can limit the functionality of our website and some features may not be accessible. By adjusting your browser settings, you can manage which cookies are to be accepted. Visit the ‘help’ section of your browser for more information on how to manage your cookie settings. To find out more information about cookies or how to manage or delete them, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.


6. Changes to Cookie Statement
The content of this Cookie Statement is subject to change. BAEP advises to visit this page regularly for the correct and most recent version.


7. Contact
In case you have any question regarding this Cookie Statement, please contact info@b-a-e-p.com

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