Cookie Statement

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a text file that is sent when visiting a website as a visitor and that is stored in the cache of the hard drive of your computer. The browser of your computer sends the cookie received previously back to the server if you as a visitor to the website connect again to the relevant server of the website. If this is the case, the server will be able to evaluate the information obtained by means of this procedure in various ways. Cookies may be used to send advertisements or facilitate navigation to a website for example. If you as the user of the website wish to prevent cookies from being used, you can realize this by changing the local browser settings, which means in the program on the device for opening and showing websites (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome or Safari).

The website uses the following three types of cookies:

Functional and necessary cookies

Some cookies are necessary for the correct operation of the website. We use these cookies to store your preferences. These are cookies that are used to recognize you as soon as you have registered. This means that you do not have to enter your username and/or password each time you visit the website and we will be certain that you have the right to visit and modify secure areas of our website such as your personal data.

Social media and external cookies

You can make use of additional functionalities if you have logged into social network sites (Facebook, Google, etc.) and have consented to this category of cookies on the Spirotech website. These functionalities include the simple sharing of information via Facebook Like, Google+, Twitter etc. Review the policy of the social media companies for the cookies they place and the possible data they collect when doing so. Bear in mind that this policy may change on a regular basis. This is beyond Spirotech’s control.

Optimization and relevance of cookies

We also use cookies to collect information. This information shows us which pages are visited most often, which pages work well, and which pages display error messages. We use this information to improve the ease of use of the website.  

Google Analytics

Our website also uses Analytics cookies placed by Google Analytics to measure the number of visits and the sections of the website that are most popular among the visitors to the website. This information is used for aggregated and statistical information concerning the use of our website and is used to improve the content of our website for a better user experience. Our website also uses Analytics cookies to measure your experience of our website and to be able to measures the effectiveness of e-mail campaigns, advertisements of Adwords on other, third-party websites.

Spirotech uses Google Analytics in a privacy-friendly manner as recommended by the Dutch Data Protection Authority. Among other things, Spirotech concluded a processing agreement that obliges Google Analytics to use data exclusively for the abovementioned analysis purposes, to remove the last 4 digits of your IP address and to oblige Google to use the data separately from their other services.

Google AdWords (including DoubleClick)

This functionality is used to show visitors to our website advertisements on third-party websites (including Google). This enables us to offer our products in a targeted manner to visitors to our websites.

Naturally, cookies can also be blocked. Most internet browsers have the option of refusing cookies or showing a notification when you receive a cookie. How this works depends on the browser used. Remember that certain sections of the website may not function or may not function correctly if you block cookies and that in some cases you may not be able to visit the website. You may opt to block Google cookies (opt-out) by visiting the Google Ads page: www.google.com/settings/ads You may opt to reject cookies from third parties (opt-out) by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative page: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ You may opt to reject DoubleClick cookies (opt-out) by visiting the Google Ads page: www.google.com/settings/ads

You may choose to remove cookies from your computer after you have visited our website.