Cookie statement

1. Which parties are involved?

In this Cookie Statement the following terms are understood as follows:

Brussels Airport Company nv/sa with registered office in the Diamant Building, A. Reyerslaan 80, 1030 Brussels, with company number 0890.082.292 (and business address at Brussels Airport, 1930 Zaventem).

'User', 'you': every natural person (B2C) or legal person (B2B) in a contractual relationship of any nature, now or in the future, with BRUCARD via its online platform.

‘Act’: art. 129 Act on Electronic Communication as amended by W 2012-07-10/04, art. 90, 017 (effective date: 04-08-2012) (www.brucard.be).

2. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text and figure files that we save in your browser or on the hard drive of your computer. That way we can remember your preferences when using our website.

To this end, use is made of so-called functional cookies, which improves the use of the website for you as a visitor. And non-functional cookies are used to collect statistics of our visitors, in order to improve our website in the future.

Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will place cookies as soon as you visit our website.

3. Information about our use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies and similar technologies to differentiate your usage preferences from that of other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience when you visit our website and also allows us to optimise our website.

However, cookies and similar technologies do not allow for systematic data collection by means of which the users of our website could be identified. They only help us to improve the operation of our website, to understand the interests of our users, and to measure the effectiveness of the content of our website.

As a result of recent legislative changes all websites aimed at certain parts of the European Union are required to seek your consent for the use or storage of cookies and similar technologies on your computers or mobile devices. This cookie policy gives you clear and complete information about the cookies we use and their purpose.

For further information about removing or blocking cookies please visit the following website: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2.

4. Which cookies are used on www.brucard.be ?

Below you will find an overview of the functional and non-functional cookies used on our website.

has_js – www.brucard.be- functional cookie

Purpose of the cookie - Functional cookie to remember whether a visitor has javascript in his browser to play animated clips.

Expires at the end of the session.

__utmz – www.brucard.be - non-functional cookie

Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: keeping statistics. Stores how the user visits the website, in view of improving services and online portals. This cookie stores traffic source and campaign data. Google privacy policy.

Expires after 6 months.

__utma – www.brucard.be - non-functional cookie

Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: keeping statistics. Stores how the user visits the website, in view of improving services and online portals. This cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions. Google privacy policy.

Expires after 2 years.

__utmc – www.brucard.be non-functional cookie

Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: keeping statistics. Stores how the user visits the website, in view of improving services and online portals. This cookie is used to measure a new or returning visitor. Google privacy policy.

Expires at the end of the session.

__utmb – www.brucard.be- non-functional cookie

Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: keeping statistics. Stores how the user visits the website, in view of improving services and online portals. This cookie is used to measure a new or returning visitor. Google privacy policy.

Expires after 30 minutes.

__utmt – www.brucard.be non-functional cookie

Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: keeping statistics. Stores how the user visits the website, in view of improving services and online portals. Google privacy policy.

Expires after 10 minutes.

__ga www.brucard.be - non-functional cookie

Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: keeping statistics. Stores how the user visits the website, in view of improving services and online portals. This cookie is holding the Client Identifier (ClientID). Google privacy policy.

Expires after 2 years.

__gat www.brucard.be - non-functional cookie

Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: keeping statistics. Stores how the user visits the website, in view of improving services and online portals. This cookie is tracking vistors anonymous. Google privacy policy.

Expires after 1 hour.

5. How can I manage my cookies?

Make sure that cookies are enabled in your browser. To enable cookies you must perform the following actions:

For browser – Microsoft Internet Explorer

Click on 'Internet options' in the 'Tools' menu in Internet Explorer.

Move the settings slider control to 'low' or 'accept all cookies' in the 'Privacy' tab (settings above 'medium' disable cookies).

Click on 'OK'.

For browser – Mozilla Firefox

Click on 'Firefox' in the top-left corner of your browser and then select 'Options'.

Make sure, on the 'Privacy' tab, that 'Tell sites I do not want to be tracked’ is enabled.

Click on 'OK'.

For browser –Google Chrome

Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Options'.

Click on the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, search the ‘Privacy’ section and select the ‘Content settings’ button.

Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’.

For browser – Safari

Click on the 'Cog' pictogram at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option.

Click on 'Security' and check the option that says: Enable 'Block third-party cookies and advertising cookies'

Close the window.

For questions about this cookie statement or the BRUCARD privacy policy please contact us.