What are cookies?
The websites of Rode Kruis-Vlaanderen (rodekruis.be, websites of local divisions and provincial seats, jeugd.rodekruis.be, tracing.rodekruis.be and dienstvoorhetbloed.be) use 'cookies'. These are small text files which our websites send to your browser. Your computer, tablet, smartphone or other hardware stores these files. Cookies help us keep track of information on your visit to our websites in a simple manner.
Cookies usually have an expiration time. For example, certain cookies are immediately deleted when you close your browser (“session cookies”), while other cookies stay on your computer longer, e.g. 2 years or until the time you delete it yourself (“persistent cookie”).
What cookies do we use and what for?
You can also refuse the advertising cookies. They are used for advertising and targeting. You will find more information on these cookies in the table below.
|Type of cookie||Name of cookie||Expiration time||Why|
|As long as the session lasts. The cookie will be deleted when you close the browser.||You are linked to the session info on the web server as a user.|
|1 year||Records whether you have accepted cookies.|
|PHPSESSID||As long as the session lasts. The cookie will be deleted when you close the browser.||You are linked to the session info on the web server as a user.|
|necessary-cookie-advertising-refused-at||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|necessary-cookie-advertising-accepted-at||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|necessary-cookie-advertising-status||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|necessary-cookie-analytics-refused-at||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|necessary-cookie-analytics-accepted-at||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|necessary-cookie-analytics-status||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|necessary-cookie-functional-refused-at||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|necessary-cookie-functional-accepted-at||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|necessary-cookie-functional-status||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|necessary-cookie-necessary-accepted-at||1 year||Identification and registration of your preferences.|
|popup_||1 year||Registratie van weergave van popup scherm|
|language||1 month||This enables us to know which language you wish to use on the website.|
|_ga||2 year||This gives us a general idea of the number of visitors, page visits, sessions and impact campaigns. A randomly generated ID is used.|
|_gat||10 minutes||This cookie monitors the search speed. This helps us to determine which parts of the website should be improved.|
|_gid||1 day||This cookie records the number of page visits.|
|_dc_gtm_UA-59530668-1||1 minute||Google Tag Manager: this enables scripts and codes to be loaded and used on our website.|
|_fbp||90 days||Facebook pixel: used by Facebook for advertising purposes.|
|fr||90 days||Facebook cookie: used by Facebook for advertising purposes.|
|GPS||As long as the session lasts. The cookie will be deleted when you close the browser.||YouTube cookie.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||6 months||This cookie records whether YouTube videos function well on our site (embedded).|
|YSC||As long as the session lasts. The cookie will be deleted when you close the browser.||YouTube cookie that measures video playback.|
|IDE||1 year||Google cookie for online advertising.|
|Test_cookie||As long as the session lasts. The cookie will be deleted when you close the browser.||Google cookie recording whether the site has any cookies.|
What about social media?
- Facebook https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
- Twitter https://help.twitter.com/nl/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
- LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
- Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388
- Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy .
The support or help function of your browser provides information on which cookies were installed and how you can delete them.
- Internet Explorer https://support.microsoft.com/nl-be/products/microsoft-edge
- Google Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/
- Firefox / Mozilla https://support.mozilla.org/nl/
- Safari https://support.apple.com
- Opera http://help.opera.com