What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you visit the website of FOODVALLEY MEMBERS. Due to the information in this file you will be recognized the next time as a visitor on our website.
There are different types of cookies
- Functional cookies.
These are used for a more user-friendly website and may be placed without your permission.
- Analytical cookies.
These are used to view and analyze visitor behavior on a website. In some cases these visits can be completely anonymized and no permission needs to be granted, but this is mentioned on a website. In cases where personal data can be traced, permission will always be requested.
- Tracking Cookies.
These are used to track your surfing behavior so that you can receive advertising that is aimed at you. Permission must always be given for this.
FOODVALLEY MEMBERS uses Functional cookies and Analytical cookies to offer you a user-friendly website. We do not collect personal data with the exception of the information you enter when a registration is made for the newsletter or when a contact form is completed by a visitor.
In addition, so-called Tracking Cookies can be used. This form of cookies are placed by third parties. Third-party cookies are used to enable third-party features or functionality for use on or via the website (for example, interactive content or the ability to share content). This allows us to track the interests of our users and use the information to improve the experience with FOODVALLEY MEMBERS.
Which cookies and how long are they stored?
With the help of these cookies FOODVALLEY MEMBERS will be able to view which pages are visited and clicked on within the website. Your data will be used in an anonymous form to analyze the website using Google Analytics. For this situation FOODVALLEY MEMBERS has concluded a processor agreement with Google. When sharing your data, part of your IP address will be withheld to ensure your privacy. This means that your data cannot be traced back to you and is not used by third parties. The so-called ‘sharing data’ with Google is turned off. Finally, we do not use the Analytics cookies in combination with other Google services. These cookies are stored for a maximum of 50 months.
Using the Mailchimp program, FOODVALLEY MEMBERS is able to send newsletters to the specified e-mail address. For this FOODVALLEY MEMBERS has concluded a processor agreement with Mailchimp. The information registered in Mailchimp remains there as long as you wish to receive the newsletter.
Analysis and Tracking cookies
These cookies collect information that is used to give us insight into the use of the website of FOODVALLEY MEMBERS and to better adapt our services as a connector and network organizer to the wishes of the visitor. The following third parties may place cookies:
- Google AdWords: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en
- DoubleClick: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en
- Google Forms: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en
Social media buttons
If you want to share an article you can do that by clicking on the relevant social media button. When you click on one of those buttons, a cookie is being placed. Because the cookies are placed by the social media networks, we have no control over the content of these cookies. It is not known to us which cookies are being placed and how long they are being kept. This depends on the choices of the social networks.
Your anonymous data about your behavior at FOODVALLEY MEMBERS can be shared with these parties, because on many pages buttons are implemented of these parties. It is, for FOODVALLEY MEMBERS, not possible to trace the data to you personally.
If you want to know what data these social media channels process, we advise you to consult the privacy statements of these parties. These parties can be regarded as independent controllers within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation.
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update
- Google +: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update
- Pinterest: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy
- YouTube: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
- Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388
- WhatsApp: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#privacy-policy
- Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/privacy
The texts on the website can be changed regularly and at any time. This also applies to the cookie statement. For this reason we advise you to regularly review the statement for possible changes.
Disable or delete cookies
You can automatically or manually delete cookies via your internet browser. You can do this by adapting the settings in your internet browser in such a way that it no longer saves cookies. It is also possible to set your internet browser in such a way that you receive a message when a cookie will be placed. Another possibility is to indicate that certain cookies may not be placed. For this option, view the help function of your browser. If you turn off the cookies in your browser, you will no longer be able to use all of FOODVALLEY MEMBERS functionalities and ’embedded content’ can no longer be displayed. As a result, it can happen that the experience of the website may be disappointing. If you delete the cookies in your browser, they will be reinstated when you visit our website again.
It is possible that cookies are placed on our website by third parties, which you cannot find in the overview. This is particularly the case if our web pages contain so-called ‘embedded elements’, such as a video stored on YouTube or Vimeo, but is shown in our website. Because of the way the internet and websites function, it may be that we are not always aware of a cookie placed by a third party. Do you encounter unforeseen cookies on our website, which you cannot find in the overview of known cookies? Please let us know by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last modified: August 1, 2018