1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored during a website visit. There are various types of cookies that can be distinguished on the basis of their origin, function and life. Here you can find general information about the types of cookies.
Next to cookies, Henco also uses so-called "web beacons" (or clear gifs). A web beacon is a small graphical image in a mail or website, allowing Henco to analyse the use of that mail or website.
- To improve the use and features of our websites and e-mails;
- To analyse the manner in which our websites and e-mails are used;
- To create statistics and to notice trends; and
- To present the personal information of the users, content, services and ads.
3. Which cookies do we use and when do we need your permission?
Functional and necessary cookies: functional cookies enhance the user-friendliness of a website by remembering your choices (e.g. language preferences, area, login). Necessary cookies ensure that users can navigate a website and can use the website’s features.
These cookies can be installed without your permission.
Performance cookies (for purposes concerning audience measurement and the fight against fraud): they collect data about the use of a website, such as the number of visitors per week, the time spent by visitors on a specific page and error messages. Among other things, we use:
Google Analytics: these cookies collect anonymous data about the use of our website and the manner in which visitor statistics are created (see how Google uses data when you use our partners’ websites or apps).
We ask your permission before installing these cookies.
4. What data does Henco collect by means of these cookies?
Information about how you use our websites or e-mails from Henco (such as the ID of the visited page and the page details, date & hour of the visit, any comments you posted);
Information about the nature of the user (with or without login). If you are registered, we will also collect your user ID;
Information about how you visit Henco’s websites (e.g. via which type of device you visit the websites, with which browser type, your IP address); Session and user cookie IDs.
5. Is cookie information forwarded to third parties?
Certain external partners can gain access to specific cookie information (such as your userID, last name, first name, e-mail address, current subscriptions, visited pages, banners clicked on, etc.) to provide you with personalised ads or to collect your feedback.
Certain cookies are placed on Henco’s websites by social network services such as Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. This is done via the buttons of these social networks that can be provided on Henco’s websites. If you use these, the third parties may receive certain cookie information.
6. How long is cookie information stored?
Cookies may be stored on your computer or mobile device for various periods of time. Depending on the type of cookie, they (and the information they collect) are automatically removed when closing your browser (these are so-called "session cookies"). Some cookies are stored for a longer period of time and can also be applied during your next visit to this website (these are so-called "permanent cookies").
7. How can you manage your cookies?
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
If you use different devices to visit this website, you must ensure that your cookie preferences are set in each device’s browser. Here you will find more information about how to manage cookies. Here and here you can also choose from which companies you no longer wish to receive cookies.
Please note: if you do not accept cookies, it is possible that you will not have access to certain features that make your experience with our websites and services more efficient and that some features will not work properly.
In addition, certain cookies ensure that ads are better aligned with your interests. If you disable these cookies, you will still see ads, but they will be less relevant to you. Disabling certain cookies may also require you to re-enter any log-in details (password, username) again and again.
8. Contacting Henco
- By mail: Toekomstlaan 27, 2200 Herentals (Belgium)
- By e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org