Cookie policy

Hans Bruyneel ( uses own cookies that we manage in our own name (own party cookies) as well as cookies managed or placed by third parties (third party cookies). Hans Bruyneel informs you about the use and purpose of these cookies in this Cookie Policy.

What are cookies?

Hans Bruyneel, as administrator of this website, makes use of so-called 'cookies'. Cookies are small data or text files that are installed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or use a (mobile) application that stores certain user information. Cookie files contain unique codes that, for example, allow your browser to recognise you when you visit our website and thus improve your user experience.

Cookies have an expiry period depending on whether they are session cookies or permanent cookies. Session cookies contain information that is used within your current browser session. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies are used to store information between visits to the website. This data enables the website to recognise you as a returning visitor and therefore respond accordingly, for example by storing your language preferences. The permanent cookies have a longer lifespan which is determined by the website.

Since cookies are also personal data, this cookie policy should be read in conjunction with our privacy policy, which you can consult via The processing of personal data is subject to European Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and to the Law of 30 July 2018 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data.

Why does this website use cookies?

There are different types of cookies, depending on their functionality, origin and/or storage period. 

Hans Bruyneel mainly uses functional (necessary) cookies to make the website function optimally and are technically necessary for the proper functioning and security of the website. This improves the user experience for visitors. These cookies are placed without permission as they are in the legitimate interest of Hans Bruyneel.

In addition, Hans Bruyneel uses non-functional cookies that are placed for statistical or commercial purposes. Hans Bruyneel uses cookies for analytical purposes so that visits to the website can be measured. These cookies show how the website is used. For example, we know how many times a particular page is read, how much time someone spends on our website, etc. Statistical analyses are made of the information we receive in this way. These statistical results allow us to improve the structure, navigation and content of our website and related services. We also use this data for general reporting on our services or in the context of surveys in which we participate. No personal data is passed on in this context. The consent of each visitor is required for the placement of these cookies.  

By disabling cookies, certain parts of the website may not function optimally and certain functionalities and services may not be used.

Below you will find a list of all cookies used on this website.

What cookies does this website use?

1) Functional cookies:



Expiry date


cookie_pref_setFirst party1 yearDetermine whether cookie settings have been saved
allow_cookie_necessaryFirst party1 yearNecessary cookies allowed or not
allow_cookie_analyticsFirst party1 yearAnalytics cookies allowed or not
First party1 yearSocial cookies allowed or not
First party1 yearAdvertising cookies allowed or not
catapultcms_sessionFirst party2 hoursCatapult CMS current session
cartalyst_sentryThird party5 yearsRemember user login details

2) Non-functional cookies:



Expiry date


_gidThird party1 dayGoogle Analytics
_gaThird party
2 yearsGoogle Analytics

Disabling and deleting cookies

With all common browsers you can check the settings or options or indicate which cookies you allow. If you cannot find these settings, you can consult the help function of your browser. Via your browser, you can view and delete the current cookies on your computer, and choose not to accept them in the future. 

Through the links below you will find all the necessary explanations on how to do this.




Internet Explorer

Firefox (mobiel)

Chrome (mobiel)

Safari (mobiel)

Microsoft Edge

 If you have given permission to use non-functional cookies, you can change this setting at any time and the cookies already installed will be deleted. You can do this via the link in de footer.

By disabling cookies, certain parts of the website may not function optimally and certain functionalities and services may not be used.


If you have any questions or comments regarding our cookie policy, you can contact us by e-mail to .

To exercise your rights, you can also find further information at