When you visit our website, cookies and other tracking technologies may be used in various ways. This is in order to make the website of TheTransitionCompany work optimally, to analyse traffic or for advertising purposes. We use cookies with a maximum lifespan of 12 months. Only in exceptional circumstances, such as for security reasons and where absolutely necessary, does a cookie have a longer lifespan.

To find out more about what cookies are, how they are used and what your choices are, read on.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small amount of data placed in your computer's browser or on your mobile device. The function of a cookie is to distinguish users and to increase the user-friendliness of the website.

There is a difference between session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies exist only until you close your browser. Permanent cookies have a longer lifespan and are not automatically deleted when you close your browser.

1. Functional cookies

Functional cookies are needed to make the website user-friendly for the visitor. These cookies remember settings for your next visit, so you don’t have to fill in the same data again. The information contained in these cookies is not shared with other organisations or companies. Functional cookies are always placed.

2. Analytical cookies

Websites place analytical cookies to measure how often a website is visited. Based on these visitor statistics, the website manager can see which pages function well and which do not. Visitor statistics provide insight into what can be improved on the website in order to help the visitor even better. This type of cookie contains no data that can be traced back to individual people. Your privacy is not harmed. Analytical cookies are always used.

3. Third-party tracking cookies

These cookies track the surfing behaviour of individuals. Organisations can use this type of cookie to create profiles, for example, in order to serve targeted ads on other websites with which these cookies are shared. 

What happens if I refuse cookies?

If you do not give permission for tracking cookies to be placed, some information on the website will not be accessible. Videos are an example: YouTube uses tracking cookies.

If you choose to refuse all types of cookies, our website will no longer function as intended. You will not be able to use several parts of the website. You can disable all cookies via your browser settings. This happens for all websites.