- What cookies are
- Which cookies will be placed
- Why we are using cookies
- What types of cookies there are
- How you can switch off or remove cookies.
What are cookies?
Cookies are simple files that are sent along with the pages of our website and that are saved by your browser (the program that is providing you access to our website) on the device that you are using (computer, smartphone or tablet computer, for example). The information stored in the cookie is sent to our servers or to those of the third parties concerned (see below), as a result of which data can be exchanged.
On the website, cookies are used via several functions:
||Google Analytics cookies;
||Necessary cookies: cookies placed by StudentsInsured themselves or third parties and which are necessary in order to allow communication via the websites so that the service requested by you can be provided.
Some cookies make sure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. For example, when you apply for an insurance via the website, use the search engine on the website or complete a digital form.
Why do we use third party cookies?
Via our websites, cookies of American company Google Inc. are placed, as part of the Google Analytics service. We use these service to monitor and receive reports concerning the use of adverts in Google's search engine and how visitors use the website. This analytics service work by means of bits of code coming from Google itself. By means of this code, cookies are placed.
We did allow Google to use the obtained Analytics information for other Google services.
Google can provide the information obtained via cookies to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or to the extent that third parties process the information on behalf of Google.
The information gathered by Google will be made as anonymous as possible. Google will transfer the information to servers in the United States, where it will be stored. Google declares that it complies with the Safe Harbor Principles and is associated with the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is a fitting protection level for processing possible personal data.
We do not have any influence on how the data are used by Google and/or third parties. Read Google's privacy declaration (which can change regularly) to see what they are doing with
your (personal) data that they are processing via these cookies.
To gain insight into what users view or click on our website, we use Hotjar cookies. Using the data gathered by these cookies, we can analyze what happens on our website and what we can do to improve our visitors' experience. This cookie is placed when visiting a page that includes the Hotjar cookie. The cookie includes a Universally Unique Identifier code, which enables us to follow users across mutiple pages and sessions. This session cookie is placed to notify Hotjar whether a visitor is included in the sample.
How can you switch off or remove cookies?
Via your internet browser, it is possible to remove cookies manually. Or you can have them removed automatically when you leave the website. You can also set your internet browser in such a way, that you will get a message whenever a cookie is placed. And you can also set your internet browser in such a way that no cookies may be placed. In that case, you will not be able to use all features of our website, such as logging on. Are you going to switch off the cookies? This will only apply to the computer and browser on which you do this. Are you using more than one computer and/or browser? In that case, switch off the cookies on each computer.
The StudentsInsured website contain a number of links to other websites of organizations. We are not responsible for what they do with your data. We recommend reading the privacy statement of that website.
More information on cookies?
On the following websites you will be able to find additional information on cookies:
- Cookie Law: "Cookierecht.nl"
- Dutch Consumers' Association: "What are cookies?"
- Dutch Consumers' Association: "What are cookies used for?"
- Dutch Consumers' Association: "Removing cookies"
- Dutch Consumers' Organization: "Switching off cookies"
- Your Online Choices: "A guide to online behavioural advertising"