Cooky Policy

1) Introduction

  • We use cookies on our website to enable us to collect information about your visit and provide you with a more personalised service when you browse our website and engage with us. In this policy we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2) What are Cookies?

  • A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website, when visited by a user, asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you (such as your language preference or login information). The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.
  • Those cookies are set by us and called first party cookies. We also use third party cookies, which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting (including for our advertising and marketing activities).

3) Details about Cookies

  • Our websites are regularly scanned with cookie scanning tools to maintain a list as accurate as possible.
  • We classify cookies in the following categories:
    • Strictly Necessary Cookies
    • Functional Cookies
    • Performance Cookies
    • Social Media Cookies
    • Targeting Cookies
  • You can find out more about each type of cookie below:
    • Strictly necessary
      These ones keep you safe on our site and allow you to use some of its features, like secure areas that require registration, setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our websites and cannot be turned off.
    • Functional Cookies

These ones let you browse our websites or benefit from enhanced features, clever things like memorising language preferences or using instant messaging support. If these are disabled, it could impact your experience of some website functionality.

  • Performance Cookies
    These let our websites work better according to the way you use them. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we’ve added to our pages. If you don’t allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
  • Social Media Cookies
    These ones are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies, you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.
  • Targeting Cookies
    These ones are provided by our third-party advertising partners, they collect information about your browsing habits and preferences. This information allows Byont and our third-party advertising providers to display relevant content and advertisements on other websites you visit.
  • Each of the above categories of cookies can be subdivided into first-party and third-party cookies:
    • First party cookies
    • They are owned by us and delivered by us to your computer. They are often used to recognise your computer when it revisits our site and to remember your preferences as you browse our site.
    • Third party cookies
    • They are owned and delivered by a third-party partner or supplier on our behalf and can be used by that third party to recognise your computer when you visit other web sites. Third party cookies are most commonly used for web site analytics or advertising purposes.
    • Cookies set by third parties
  • If you go on to a page on our website that contains embedded content, for example YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites.
  • Our website also contains embedded “share” buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through numerous social networks, e.g., Facebook and Twitter. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service.
  • We do not control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party website for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

4) Consent

  • When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

5) Enabling/Disabling and Deleting Cookies

  • You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.
  • Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.
  • For more information or further guidance about cookies please visit the AP (Cookies | Dutch Data Protection Authority ( or Learn All About Web Browser Cookies | Know Cookies

6) Your Rights with Respect to Personal Data

  • You have the following rights with respect to your personal data which we have outlined in our Privacy notice.
  • To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this Cookie Policy. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).

7) Contact Details