What does cookie mean?
A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.
ISD uses external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies.
The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (such as username, language, etc.) for a certain period of time.
Google Analytics & other platforms
ISD website mostly use “third-party cookies”.
Third-party cookies are created by domains other than the ISD one, hence the name third-party.
They are used for cross-site tracking, retargeting and ad-serving.
|Name||Service||Category||Purpose||Cookie Duration & Type|
|_fbp||Analytics||used to distinguish and keep track of your unique users||3 months, third party|
|_ga||Analytics||cookie used to distinguish individual users on your domain||2 years, third party|
|_gat||Analytics||used to limit amount of user requests in order to maintain your website’s performance||1 minute, third party|
|_gid||Analytics||used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing||24 hours, third party|
|qtrans_front_language||QTrans||Functional||tracks of which language (EN or NL) you prefer to use in order to show you the correct content||2 years, third party|
|wp-settings-1||WordPress||Technical||customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface||1 year, third party|
|wp-settings-time-1||WordPress||Technical||customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface||1 year, third party|
How can you manage cookies?
Removing cookies from your device
You can delete all cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your browser. This will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited.
Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, site preferences).
You can set browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device, but you may then have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site/page. And some services and functionalities may not work properly at all.
What type of Cookies do we use?
We use Functional cookies to enhance the performance of websites as without them certain functions of the website may not be available.
We use Technical cookies which govern the technical part of the website. Technical cookies are used to make certain sections of the WEBSITE function correctly. No prior consent from users is required for the installation of these types of cookies, although the obligation to provide information about them still stands.
Analytics cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.