Cookie policy

We collect data for research purposes to gain a better insight into our customers and be able to tailor our services accordingly.

Our website uses “cookies” to analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookies about how you use the website may be transferred to the secure servers of Toerisme Oostende vzw or the servers of a third party. We use this information to keep track of how you use the website, to draw up reports about website activity and offer other services pertaining to website activity and internet use.

By default most browsers accept cookies but you can change the settings to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is sent. Please note that some functions and services may not work as they should if cookies were disabled in your browser, both on our and other websites.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your preferences (such as your language) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

All cookies on this site are anonymous, which means that no personal data is stored or sent to third-parties.

1. Functional cookies

has_js: placed by Drupal. Remembers if your browser supports Javascript. JSESSIONID: makes sure the site loads as fast as possible through an application called New Relic. __newsletter: makes sure you only see the newsletter popup once.

2. Analytic cookies

These cookies register which sites you visit and what links are clicked. They enable us to optimise the website content.

_ga, _gat en _gid: used by Google Analytics to track the amount of visitors. fr: set by Facebook to optimise the Facebook ad results.

How can you remove cookies?

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.