Cookie Policy

Akkade NV (“Akkade”, “we”, “us”, “our”) is the administrator of the present website https://akkade.be/ (“Website”). Our Website uses cookies and similar technologies to improve your browsing experience, remember your preferences, provide you with personalized information, ensure your security, etc. In this Cookie Policy, you will find information on why we use cookies, how we use them, how you can control it. 

What are cookies? 

Cookies are small text files sent from the website you visit and stored on your device by your web browser while you are browsing. The cookies will be used to recognize your browser for the duration of the validity of that cookie. 

Why do we use cookies?  

Akkade uses the cookies that allow us to improve your user experience and cookies that collect statistical non-personal data on the use of the website. 

We need your consent to the use of cookies. If you refuse it, you will still be able to access the Website but please be aware that certain features might be limited. You can always modify your choice. 

Certain cookies are essential for the use of the Website or activation of specific features of the Website. The cookies aiming at ensuring the transmission of a communication or strictly necessary for providing for the function expressly requested by the user are exempted from the consent obligation.  

Strictly necessary cookies are required for the proper operation of the website. 

Performance cookies are used to count the number of visitors and see how they are using our Website. 

Functionality cookies are there to recognize users on their subsequent visit so that we could personalize our content for them. 

We need targeting cookies to provide you with a more personalized content. 

How long will the cookies stay on my device? 

Some cookies are only valid for the duration of your browsing session. They expire and are automatically deleted when you close your Internet browser, they are called “session cookies”. 

Other cookies do not expire when you close your browser and are called “persistent” (permanent). They have a specified expiry period which is different for different types of cookies, and stay on your device between browsing sessions. 

Are we using third-party cookies and aggregate information? 

The cookies that are set to your device by a party other than Akkade, are called “third-party” cookies. Pages that contain embedded content like Google docs or images, may use the third party cookies. Please consult the 3rd party websites for more information about their cookies. 

We may also analyze aggregate and other information not identifying individual users in order to understand traffic patterns and improve your user experience. 

Types of cookies used on the Our Website 

Strictly necessary cookies 

None 

Performance cookies 

Name of the cookie  Third Party?   Purpose of the cookie  More information  Expires 
_gid  No  This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, it stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.    1 day 
_ga  No  This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It  is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.    2 years 
_gat  No  This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.    10 minutes 

 Functionality cookies 

None 

Targeting cookies 

Name of the cookie  Third Party?   Purpose of the cookie  More information  Expires 
bcookie 

__utma 

__utmv 

bscookie 

__qca 

visit 

 

Yes  These cookies are associated with .linkedin.com owned by LinkedIn, and are primarily used for tracking/targeting purposes.    1,5 years 

1,5 years 

1,5 years 

1,5 years 

1 year 

1,5 years 

auth_token 

twll 

lang 

secure_session 

guest_id 

__utma 

remember_checked 

remember_checked_on 

 

Yes  These cookies are associated with .twitter.com owned by Twitter, and are primarily used for tracking/targeting purposes.    15 years 

5 years 

Session 

15 years 

1,5 years 

1,5 years 

5 years 

5 years 

APISID, 

SSID, 

NID, 

PREF, 

SID, 

SAPISID, HSID 

Yes  These cookies are common Google cookies used to verify Google user account and most recent login time, store user preference and personalize ads on google searches  Google Privacy  1,5 years 

1,5 years 

6 months 

1,5 years 

1,5 years 

1,5 years 

1,5 years 

 Other cookies and tags 

Name of the cookie  Third Party?   Purpose of the cookie  More information  Expires 
S  Yes 

 

 

To enable the Privacy Health Check Survey made via .docs.google.com  Google Privacy  <1 day 
ARRAffinity  Yes  This cookie is associated with.akkadebot.azurewebsites.net   Our GDPR chatbot Session 
Tags associated with cdn0.iconfinder.com  Yes    More info  0 days 
Tags associated with cdn.botframework.com  Yes      0 days 
Tags associated with akkadebot.azurewebsites.net  Yes    More info  0 days 
Tags associated with docs.google.com  Yes    Google Privacy  33 days 
Tags associated with platform.twitter.com  Yes    Twitter Privacy  

 

0-5 days 
Tags associated with platform.linkedin.com  Yes    LinkedIn Privacy   5 days 
Tags associated with www.google-analytics.com  Yes    Google Privacy  5 days 

 How to enable or disable cookies? 

There are several ways you can manage the cookies that are placed on your device when you browse our website. Certain cookies cannot be disabled since they are essential for the functioning of the Website. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site. 

Browser settings 

You may also modify the settings of your web-browser to enable or disable the cookies. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access parts of our websites. These are the links to the cookie settings of the most popular browsers: 

Google Chrome   

Internet Explorer 

Mozilla 

Opera 

Safari 

Safari for mobile apps  

How to contact us 

If you have any questions about how we use cookies, you can contact Akkade: 

Phone: +32 495 12 59 66 

e-Mail: info@akkade.be  

Address: Veldkant 33A, 2550 Kontich, Belgium 

Website: https://akkade.be/   

Changes to our policy 

This cookie policy replaces all previous versions and is correct as of 25 May 2018. We reserve the right to change and/or update the policy at any time.