NTGent uses so-called "cookies".
What are cookies?
Cookies are small, simple text files that are stored on the hard disk of your computer, tablet or smartphone when you use our websites. They are used to improve the functioning of our websites and to monitor web visits, so that NTGent, for example, can track how many people have visited our websites in a given period.
Some cookies are necessary to use a website. Think of navigating between different parts of a website after you are logged in or saving the contents of your shopping cart in the webshop. Without these cookies you cannot use our website.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google. These cookies give NTGent insight into the visits on our websites: visitor numbers and popular pages e.g. This way NTGent can improve the content of its websites, better match the needs of website visitors and increase the ease of use of its websites.
Managing or deleting cookies
There are 2 types of cookies: temporary and permanent. NTGent uses both. Cookies from the first group are deleted when you close your browser. The permanent cookies can remain longer but can be deleted manually.
If you do not want websites to place cookies on your computer, tablet or smartphone at all, you can adjust your browser settings so that you receive a warning before cookies are placed. You can also adjust the browser settings so that the browser rejects all or only third party cookies. You can also delete cookies that have already been placed. In addition, most browsers offer a "Do Not Track" option. Please note that you must adjust the settings separately for each browser and each device you use.
How you can adjust the settings and delete cookies varies depending on your browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Edge). If necessary, consult the help function of your browser.
NTGent uses these local cookies: _gid, _ga, _gat_UA-2010269-1, FONTS_LOADED, CraftSessionId and for the proper functioning of our video channel vimeo our site uses these third party cookies: vuid.
Because of the way the Internet and websites work, NTGent may not always be able to understand the cookies placed by third parties via our websites. This is particularly the case when our web pages contain so-called embedded elements. These are content such as videos that are stored by another party, but that are shown on, in or via our websites.
If you come across cookies on our websites that we have not mentioned above, please let us know by e-mail. Or contact the third party directly and ask which cookies they place, the reason for this and how they have guaranteed privacy.
We will have to change this page from time to time, for example because the rules surrounding cookies change. Therefore, please check this page regularly for the latest version.