1. General

This cookie statement (hereinafter the “Cookie Statement”) applies to the Website “thevirus.be” (hereinafter the “Website”), operated by The Virus BVBA, headquartered at 1930 ZAVENTEM, Wezembeekstraat 3 and registered in the Companies Database under the number 0656.612.103 (hereinafter “us” or “we”). 

In this Cookie Statement we tell you all we can about the types of cookies you will encounter when you visit this Website.

2. What are cookies and what are they for?

Cookies are small text or data files which we (see below under 3.1) or a third party (see below under 3.2) may place on your computer or mobile device when you visit our Website.

We use cookies to make your visit to the Website easier and more user-friendly, assist the Website functionalities (e.g. content sharing on social media) and understand how the Website is used (e.g. anonymous information on the number times a given page on the Website is visited), etc.

Cookies are not programs and do not harm your computer or mobile device.

3. What types of cookies will your encounter on our Website?

First-party cookies

We do not use first-party cookies.

Third-party cookies

Some temporary and permanent cookies are placed and managed by third parties. Below we describe all the cookies you are likely to encounter on the Website. We cannot be held responsible for transfers, installations and applications based on these cookies; it is up to you, the user, to contact the third party in question.

Usage Analytics

We use some of the applications in Google Analytics (http://www.google.be/intl/nl/ analytics/ index.html; https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=nl). Google Analytics uses cookies to gather information on our visitors' Website usage. These cookies do not gather information of the sort that would identify visitors (they gather anonymous information) and are used merely to better understand the use of the Website, with the sole purpose of improving the Website and the services offered in general.

Integrated video content

The Website may offer videos which are not actually on our Website/server(s) but on third party Website(s)/server(s). The providers of so-called embedded content make use of cookies:

Social media applications

There are buttons and other possible applications on the Website, which enable the user to share messages or content which appears on the Website via social media. These buttons and applications operate through code from the social media platforms themselves, and this code may place cookies. We have no input when it comes to the use of these cookies and can only refer you to the cookie policy for the given social media platform for more information on the content and data processed by means of these cookies:

4. Acceptance, rejection and deletion of cookies

If you do not agree with the cookie policy described in this Cookie Statement we ask that you alter your browser settings to suit your wishes and navigate away from our Website. If you continue to visit our Website without altering your browser settings you are acknowledging your acceptance of the use and installation of cookies in accordance with our Cookie Statement. You can alter your internet browser settings at any time to give you a warning, for example, before you accept cookies, or you can opt to always refuse cookies. You can also delete the cookies saved to your computer or mobile device at any time. Click the help button on your internet browser to find out how to change your settings and/or delete cookies. Please remember that if you refuse to allow cookies, access to some of the Website's functionalities may be restricted or incomplete.