Abbey Saint-Sixtus

Cookie policy

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1 General (the “Website”) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. In addition, by using cookies, we can provide you with a better experience and improve our website and services by better understanding how you use them. To the extent that these cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our Website, we will ask you to consent to their use.

2 How does our Website use cookies and what types of cookies are there?

Our Website may place and access certain First party cookies on your computer or device. First party cookies are cookies that are placed directly by Us and are only used by Us. We use cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of our Website and to keep statistics. The Google Analytics cookies that we use for statistics are anonymous.
On our Website you will not receive any cookies from third parties (Third party Cookies) on your computer or device.
For more information about the personal data we collect and use, the measures we have taken to protect personal data, your legal rights and our legal obligations, please refer to the Privacy Statement on this Website.
We have carefully selected all cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal information is protected and always respected. All cookies on our Website are used in accordance with current cookie legislation.

3 Which cookies does our Website use?

We use cookies to personalize content and to analyze our website traffic. We do not share information about your use of our site with any third party. We only use ‘first party cookies’.
The following First Party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
Essential / Strictly necessary cookies: 
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually only set up in response to your actions, such as setting up your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. They are necessary for a good communication and they facilitate navigating (for example, returning to a previous page, etc.).
Records age verification
1 year
Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.
1 day
Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain
1 year
Preserves user session state across page requests

Analytical cookies:

With these cookies, we can anonymously track visits and traffic so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to determine which pages are the most and the least popular and how visitors move through the site.

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
2 years
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
1 day
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
1 day
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
1 day

4 Consent and taking control

Before cookies are placed on your computer or device, we ask for your permission. By consenting to the placing of cookies, you enable us to provide you with the best possible experience and service. However, you can, if you wish, refuse permission to place cookies, unless these cookies are strictly necessary. You can always change your cookie preferences.
The following links provide more information on how to manage cookies. You can also consult the "Help" tab of your browser.
Delete and manage cookies Internet Explorer  (Windows 10  Windows 8.1  Windows 7)
Delete cookies in Microsoft Edge (Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Edge for Mac)

5 More information about cookies

Useful information about cookies and the laws and regulations applicable in Belgium can be found on the website of the Data Protection Authority.

6 Changes

We can change this Cookie Statement at any time. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

7 Your rights and information regarding the processing of personal data

Some rights are complex and not all details are included here. Therefore, please read the relevant provisions and guidelines of supervisory authorities for a full explanation of these rights. Your main rights under the GDPR are also listed in our Privacy Statement.