Cookie policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on the hard disk of your computer when you visit our website. A cookie contains information so that you can be recognized as a visitor during each visit to our Website. It is then possible to set up our website specifically for you and to facilitate logging in. When you visit our website, a banner appears with which we inform you about the use of cookies. By continuing to use our website you accept its use. Your permission is valid for a period of thirteen months.

 

Why do we use cookies?

The Zuidas Run  uses cookies to collect information about the use of the website and to distinguish you from other users in order to improve your experience when you browse our website as well as to tailor advertisements you see on third party websites, to track your response to advertisements, report on visitor interaction and to measure the effectiveness of advertisements.

When you visit our website we set Google Analytics to measure the number of visitors, to see how visitors navigate the site and to see which resources they access. If you choose for the “Limited” cookie option the collected Google Analytics data is anonymized. If you choose to accept all cookies then the Google Analytics data will not be anonymized. This helps us to develop new content and to improve the way the Website works. You will read more on Google Analytics further in the document.

 

What cookies do we use?

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. Cookies we use in no way give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Cookies help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. They enable us to:

  • estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
  • store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize our site according to your individual interests;
  • speed up your searches; and
  • recognize you when you return to our site.

We use cookies for web analysis (such as Google Analytics) as well as marketing / advertising cookies, provided we have your permission. Through analytical cookies we get access to the visit to our website based on information about visitor numbers, popular pages and topics. In this way we can better tailor the communication and information provision to the needs of visitors of our website. We cannot see who visits our websites or from which device the visit takes place. In addition, functional cookies such as session and login cookies are placed for keeping track of session and login information. The advertising cookies are intended for showing relevant advertisements as well as cookies from social networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. The latter cookies only apply if you make use of the relevant service and make it possible to link or tweet messages. We keep this information for 1 year.

 

Other technologies

In addition to cookies, we also uses JavaScripts and web beacons. Using JavaScript in your browser allows us to make our sites interactive and to develop web applications. A web beacon is a small graphic image on our sites that enables us to determine how many visitors have seen the page, and at what times. These technologies can also be used for marketing and tracking purposes.

We may also use anonymous cookies to track information on your browsing history on our website, and third-party advertising networks, such as Google AdSense and AdRoll, use the information to serve ads to you on our behalf on other sites throughout the Internet.

We will update this information when we introduce new functionality to the site.

You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. You should note however that by deleting or blocking cookies, the website may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas. For further information on how to opt out of Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

We may update this policy from time to time. Please check this page regularly to keep track of this updates and changes.

If you are interested to know more about how we process your personal information in general, please click here.

This Policy was last updated on 29 May, 2018.