What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing information that can be placed on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are placed by the website itself when you visit it (“own cookies”) or by a domain other than that of the website (“third party cookies / third party cookies”). If you visit the website and another entity places a cookie via the website, this is a so-called third-party cookie or third-party cookie. Cookies can be placed indefinitely or only for a specific time. Permanent cookies are cookies that remain on your computer or mobile device until you manually delete them or they expire (“permanent cookies”). A cookie that is only active during a browser session is called a “session cookie”. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and ends when you close it. Session cookies are created temporarily. As soon as you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
ACV uses different types of cookies
ACV uses its own session cookies as essential cookies to ensure the correct functioning of the website. Some cookies are essential for the operation of the website. For example, some cookies enable ACV to recognize you as a registered user and ensure that you have access to your user account or use services other than those requested by you. Such services cannot be provided without the use of essential cookies.
ACV uses session and third-party persistent cookies as performance cookies to collect general information about how you use the website. ACV uses performance cookies to collect information about how you use this website, such as which pages you visit and if and when you encounter errors. These cookies do not collect information that can be traced back to you. All information that these cookies collect is compiled and therefore anonymized. It is only used to help ACV improve the functioning of our website, understand your interests and measure how effective the content of the website is. You are free to set your browser settings so that you block the use of third-party cookies. However, this can affect the functionality of the website.
ACV uses permanent own cookies as functional cookies to remember your preferences. With functional cookies, AV can remember your preferences and offer improved, personalized functions. For example, functional cookies save you the trouble of entering your username every time you grant access to the user account.
By continuing to use the website you agree to the use by ACV of cookies placed on your computer or mobile device as described here. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with the use of this website, you must stop using this website.
Withdraw your consent:
You can withdraw your consent at any time by deleting the cookies via the settings of your internet browser. For more information on how to delete or block cookies, see the relevant section on how to delete and block cookies as described below.
Delete and block our cookies:
You can accept, reject or delete cookies by changing your browser settings. You can change your browser settings via the “Options” or “Preferences” menu of your browser. Go to the “help” function of your internet browser for more information about changing the browser settings. Please note: if you block all cookies via your browser settings (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access the website or parts thereof. Unless you have changed the browser setting in such a way that all cookies are refused, the ACV system will place cookies as soon as you visit the website.
Want to know more about blocking cookies?
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/nl-NL/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies
Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/cookies-in-en- disable-websites-preferences?redirectlocale=en&redirectslug=Cookies+in-+en+ disable
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