Cookie Notice

This Website uses cookies to improve the user experience and allow the Website to operate effectively.


This Cookie Notice forms part of our Privacy Statement . For more information about us and the way in which we protect the information provided by users, please go to our Privacy Statement.


In order to ensure that we offer you a tailored and properly responsive service, we need to remember and store information on how you use this Website. We do this with the aid of so-called cookies, small text files. Cookies contain small quantities of information and are downloaded by a server for this Website on to your computer or other device. Your web browser then sends these cookies back during every next visit to this Website, so that it recognises you and knows your user preferences for example. More extensive information on cookies and how they operate can be found on


Every time you use this Website, information can be collected with the aid of cookies and other technologies. By using this Website you agree with our use of cookies as described here and also with the use of cookies on other national, regional or practice-related websites specifically visited by you which fall under, as described in their associated cookie notices.


What kind of cookies do we use and why?


Some of the cookies we use are necessary so you can move freely around the Website and can use specific elements of it, such as gaining access to a restricted area containing content for registered users.


We also use functional cookies to record information about the choices you have made and to enable us to attune the website to our users; to remember your language or region for example or whether you have already taken part in a particular survey. This information is usually anonymised and is not used for other purposes.


We, or our service providers, also use analytical services that tell us how effective the content of our Website is, what our users are interested in and to improve the performance of this Website. We also use web beacons or tracking pixels to determine visitor numbers and performance cookies to keep track of how many individual visitors come to the Website and how often. This data is used for statistical purposes only and we do not intend to use this information to establish the identity of users. Have you registered and are you logged into this Website? We may then combine this data with information from web analysis services and cookies to prepare a detailed analysis of your use of this Website.


Via our website, a cookie of the American company Google is placed, as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to register and receive reports on how visitors use the Website. Google may only provide this information to third parties if Google is obliged to do so by law or to the extent third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no control over this.


The information collected by Google will be anonymised as far as possible. Your IP-address is expressly not given. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.


This Website does not use Targeting Cookies to show its visitors targeted advertisements.


If you would like more information about the cookies we use, please contact us.


 Complete cookie overview


Below you will find the complete overview with more information on the cookies we place, for which purpose and their retention period. This information is also stated in our cookie notice which will be presented to you as a pop-up as soon as you visit our website.


Essential cookies

Essential cookies help make a website more usable by allowing basic functions such as page navigation and access to restricted areas of the website. Without these cookies, the website cannot work properly.


Preference cookies

Preference cookies allow a website to remember information which influences the behaviour and design of the website, such as your preferential language or the region where you reside.

Please note: We do not use cookies of this type


Statistical cookies

Statistical cookies help website owners understand how visitors use their website by anonymously collecting data and providing reports.Marketing cookies are used to follow visitors when they visit different websites. Their aim is to show advertisements which are tailored and relevant to the individual user. This makes advertisements more valuable for publishers and external advertisers. Unclassified cookies are cookies which we still need to classify, together with the providers of individual cookies.


Marketing cookies
Marketing cookies are used to follow visitors when they visit different websites. Their aim is to show advertisements which are tailored and relevant to the individual user. This makes advertisements more valuable for publishers and external advertisers.


Unclassified cookies
Unclassified cookies are cookies which we still need to classify, together with the providers of individual cookies.


How do you keep control over cookies?

By using this Website you agree that we place cookies on your computer or another device, as explained above. You can however retain and manage control over cookies in different ways. Please note that removing or blocking cookies may affect your experience as a user and that parts of this Website may perhaps be no longer accessible.


Browser settings


Most browsers allow you to see which cookies are placed on your device and you can remove them independently or block cookies of specific or all websites. Realise however that if you remove all cookies, all previously indicated preferences are lost, including your preference to ‘deregister’ for cookies for example, as a so-called opt-out cookie is placed to this end. For more information on changing your browser settings to block or filter cookies, please go to of


Management of analysis cookies


You can deregister for analysis cookies so that your anonymised browser activity within websites is not recorded. We make use of the following service providers; if you click on their link you can find out more about their privacy policy and how you can deregister from their cookies.


Google Analytics:


The management of ‘Local Shared Objects’ or Flash Cookies


A ‘local shared object’ or flash cookie is comparable with other browser cookies, but is able to store extra types of data. You have no control over these cookies with the mechanisms listed above. Some parts of this Website make use of these types of cookies to store user preferences for media player functionality; without these cookies it may be impossible to play video content properly. You can set the control over these cookies manually by going to the Adobe website.


Social Media buttons


We make use of ‘social media buttons’ so that our users can share webpages or store them as favourites. These are buttons for social media websites of third parties and those websites can store information about your activities on the internet, including your activities on this Website therefore. Read the relevant user conditions and the privacy policy of the sites properly, so that you know exactly how they use your data and discover how you can deregister or remove such data.


External internet services


Sometimes we make use of external internet services on this Website in order to enable us to show content within this Website, such as images or videos, or to run a survey. Just like the social media buttons we cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, collecting information on your use of this ‘embedded’ content.


Email messages


We may also use so-called ‘tracking technologies’ to determine whether you have read, clicked or forwarded particular emails from us; this allows us to make our messages more interesting and useful. If you do not want to let us know that you have opened, forwarded or clicked our messages, you must deregister, as it is not possible for us to send these emails without this tracking function. Registered subscribers can at all times adjust their preferences; please contact us to this end; you can also deregister by following the directions in the separate email messages received from us.


We can adjust or change this Cookie Notice at any time as we see fit. If we make changes, we will amend the revision date stated above and the amended or changed version applies to you and your data from the date of revision. We recommend that you regularly read this Cookie Notice, so that you are always aware of the way in which we use cookies.