Cookie Policy - Validata

Cookie Policy

This cookie statement was last updated on August 5, 2019 and applies to citizens of the European Economic Area.

1 Introduction

Our website, https://validatagroup.com/?lang=en (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2 What are cookies

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3 What are scripts?

A script is a piece of programme code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4 What is a webbeacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5 Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “All cookies”, you consent to us using all cookies and plug-ins as described in the pop-up and this cookie statement. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

6 Third parties

We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies. However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies.

7 Cookies

7.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

7.2 Advertising cookies

On this website we use advertising cookies, enabling us to gain insights into the campaign results. This happens based on a profile we create based on your behavior on https://validatagroup.com/?lang=en. With these cookies you, as website visitor are linked to a unique ID, but will not profile your behavior and interests to serve personalized ads.

Because these cookies are marked as tracking cookies, we ask your permission to place these.

7.3 Social media buttons

On our website we have included buttons for Linkedin to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Linkedin. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Linkedin themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Linkedin are located in the United States.

8 Placed cookies

Google Analytics
Purpose: Performance
Retention period: From session up to  two years
Description: We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that allows us to analyze the use of our website and to compile reports on website activity and internet usage. This cookie is used on our website and in our application.
Used names Sharing
_ga, _gid, _gat, _gaexp, _utm, __utmc, UTMD_, __utmv, __utmz, _gat_gtag_UA_ID, gadwp_wg_default_view, gadwp_wg_default_swmetric, gadwp_wg_default_metric, gadwp_wg_default_dimension, gadwp_ir_default_dimension, gadwp_ir_default_swmetric, gadwp_ir_default_metric Privacy statement
Livechat
Purpose: Real-time chat cookie
Retention period: 365 days
Description: Live Chat is a chat system which can help users with questions regarding our products and website. This cookie is used on our website and in our application.
Used names Sharing
hide_eye_catcher, autoinvite_callback, __lc.visitor_id, hide_eye_catcher, autoinvite_callback, __lc.visitor_id, lc_invitation_opened, lc_window_state, lc_sso9818825, __lc_visitor_id Privacy statement
WPML
Purpose: Providing different languages for an user
Retention period:
Description: WPML is a cookie used to provide different languages for an user. Also it checks which language a user is using. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
wpml_browser_redirect_test, _icl_current_language, _icl_visitor_lang_js, _icl_current_admin_language_ Privacy statement
PHP Session ID
Purpose: Storing user data across pages for functional purposes
Retention period: Store data for users to use in the web application
Description: Sessions are a simple way to store data for individual users against a unique session ID. Session IDs are sent to the browser via session cookies and the ID is used to retrieve existing session data. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
PHPSESSID Privacy statement
Google Ads Optimization
Purpose: Personalised advertisements
Retention period: 1 year
Description: Google tracks users across platforms to target users with highly personalised ads. This cookie is used on our website and in our application.
Used names Sharing
PREF, NID, id, _drt_, HSID, SSIDAPISID, SAPISID, __ut, OGPC, SID, HSID, SSID, APISID, SNID, CONSENT, _gat_gtag_UA_xxxxxx Privacy statement
WordPress
Purpose: WordPress log in cookie
Retention period: 30 days
Description: Cookie to keep you logged in. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
_wordpress_ Privacy statement
Algolia
Purpose: This cookie is used to be able to use the Algolia search function on our website.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie is used to be able to use the Algolia search function on our website. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
algoliasearch-client-js Privacy statement
WP_API Schema
Purpose: This cookie makes it possible to provide Schema JSON-LD / SEO markup for articles, events, local business, products, recipes, reviews and many more.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie makes it possible to provide Schema JSON-LD / SEO markup for articles, events, local business, products, recipes, reviews and many more. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
wp-api-schema-model, wp-api-schema-model_xxxxxx Privacy statement
Linkedin
Purpose: Linkedin places cookies to track users
Retention period: 365
Description: This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
X-LI-IDC Privacy statement
Google Recaptcha
Purpose: Preventing spam through automatic filled in forms
Retention period:
Description: This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
Privacy statement
Google Maps
Purpose: Google Maps cookie
Retention period: 30 days
Description: Google Maps cookies to track individual users. This cookie is used on our website and in our application.
Used names Sharing
NID Privacy statement
Vimeo
Purpose: To display and deliver videos we use Vimeo, a video sharing website. The embedded Vimeo player uses cookies to check if certain features or preferences have been selected by the user.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: Cookies to track individual users. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
vuid

, __utma, __utmt_player, __utmz, __utmc, __utmb Privacy statement
YouTube
Purpose: Youtube cookie to track individual users
Retention period: 30 days
Description: Cookies to track individual users. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
Privacy statement
Do not track
Purpose: Stores cookie consent
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie is placed whenever we detect a ‘do not track me’ signal from your browser and prevents tracking cookies from being placed. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
dont_track_me Privacy statement
Complianz
Purpose: Remember the cookie warning choice
Retention period: 365 days
Description: Complianz stores the user preferences for the cookie warning banner. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
cmplz_all, cmplz_event_xxx, cmplz_stats, cmplz_id, complianz_config, complianz_consent_status, complianz_policy_id Privacy statement
WP Do Not Track
Purpose: This cookie is used to stop plugins and themes from adding 3rd party tracking code and cookies.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie is used to stop plugins and themes from adding 3rd party tracking code and cookies. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
wp-donottrack_feed, dont_track_me Privacy statement
ET Editor
Purpose: This cookie is set by ET Editor and is being used as a session cookie.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: The cookie makes it possible for us to adjust the website in different manners via a Page Builder tool. This cookie is used on our website.
Used names Sharing
et-editor-available-post, et-editor-available-post-xxxx-bb Privacy statement
Mendix Cookies
Purpose: Technical / Functional
Retention period: The cookie is deleted at the end of the browser session
Description: It is used for keeping a user session. The cookie is deleted at the end of the browser session. This cookie is used in our application.
Used names Sharing
XASSESSIONID, xasid Privacy statement
SharpSpring Cookies
Purpose: Tracking
Retention period: This cookie is first-party cookie and will be active unless a user deletes its browser, uses another browser, Javascript / Deletes cookies or when 25 years have passed.
Description: This cookie is used to personalize website(s) and news letters, based on your interests and pages you’ve visited. Also this cookieis used to store information to optimalize your user experience. Personal data that has already been filled in, will be stored for you in order not to fill in all your personal data again when visiting again. This cookie is used on our website only.
Used names Sharing
sid, __ss, __ss_referrer, __ss_tk Privacy statement
Auto Optimize
Purpose: This cookie makes it possible to aggregate, minify and cache scripts and styles. It also injects CSS in the page head by default, moves and defers scripts to the footer and minifies HTML. This means that it speeds up the website, and can therefor be considered as a functional cookie.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie makes it possible to aggregate, minify and cache scripts and styles. It also injects CSS in the page head by default, moves and defers scripts to the footer and minifies HTML. This means that it speeds up the website, and can therefor be considered as a functional cookie. This cookie is only used on our website.
Used names Sharing
autoptimize_feed Privacy statement
WP Autosave
Purpose: We use this plugin for automatically saving a post from the editor to drafts by timer or by changes in editor.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: We use this plugin for automatically saving a post from the editor to drafts by timer or by changes in editor.
Used names Sharing
wp-autosave-1 Privacy statement

9 Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this cookie statement. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).

10 Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser. Or you can indicate your preferences on the following page: www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

11 Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our cookie policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

Validata Group B.V.
Prins Hendriklaan 43, 1075 BA, Amsterdam
Netherlands
Website: https://validatagroup.com/?lang=en
Email: privacy@validatagroup.com
Phone number: 020 535 68 98

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