Cookie policy

What you need to know about our online privacy policy and cookies

We have set this website to ‘Allow all Cookies’. This way, our site works best for you. If you continue without adjusting your settings, you agree to this. Do you want to change your settings? Then you can do this so the privacy settings of your browser.

Why?

Because we want to explain to you clearly how we handle your privacy when you use our website.

Cookies: serve to store information for an optimal site visit
Cookies are small text files that are automatically stored on your computer when you visit websites. At Biobest we use cookies to recognize your previous visit if you return to our site. In this way we can create custom functionalities.

Cookies do not damage your computer, nor your data. We do not store any personal identifiable information in our cookies. We do however retrieve coded information to make your surfing experience as pleasurable as possible.

You do not want cookies or you want to limit their use? Changing your cookie settings is done differently in each browser. Go to 'Help' in your browser to see how you can adjust your cookie settings. You can still visit our site at any time even with changed cookie settings.

How we handle cookies

The cookies that Biobest uses on this site are based on the UK Cookie Guide for cookie categories issued by the ‘International Chamber of Commerce’. There are different types of cookies.

Google Analytics cookies

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•    Used by Google Analytics to distinguish unique and returning visitors
•    Expires after 2 years

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•    Used by Google Analytics to distinguish unique and returning visitors
•    Deleted after closing browser

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•    Used by Google Analytics to track/ follow visitors
•    Expires after 30 minutes

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•    Used by Google to determine the source of visitors (that is, from where visitors reached the site)
•    Expires after 6 months

Strictly Necessary cookies

Strictly Necessary cookies allow you to navigate our site and for you to continue using your essential functions. These cookies do not collect information about you that can be used for marketing purposes. They also do not store your surfing visits on the Internet.

We use Strictly Necessary cookies:
To identify you when you are logged in
To ensure that you are led to the correct function on our website if we make changes in the way the website works
Accepting these cookies is a condition for the use of our website. If you block these cookies, then we cannot predict as to how our website will function during your visit.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies gather info about how you use the website, for example, what web pages you visit and whether you are experiencing errors. These cookies do not collect information from which you can be identified. All the collected information is anonymous and is only used to improve the working of our website, to understand what interests our users may have and to measure the effectiveness of our advertisements.

We use ‘Performance’ cookies…

To generate statistics about how our website is being used
To see how effective our advertisements are; we do not use this information to direct advertisements at you if you visit other websites
To inform our partners that one of our visitors has also visited their website. This allows our partners to be able to improve their website, but we do not permit that our partners reuse this information for further advertising purposes
To help us improve the website through recording any errors
To test various designs of our website

We do not use 'Performance' cookies…

To collect information that can be used to advertise products and services directed to you on other websites
To store your settings or user name after your current visit
To direct advertisements to you on other websites

In some cases a number of these cookies are managed for us by third parties, but we do not permit a third party to use these cookies for any other purpose than that mentioned above.

Accepting these cookies is a condition for the use of our website. If you block these cookies we cannot predict how our website will function during your visit.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies offer you functions or store settings to improve your visit to our website.

We use Functionality cookies…
To store any of your favourite items
To show any recently viewed items
To remember if we have already asked you to take part in a survey

We do not use Functionality cookies…
To direct advertisements to you on other websites

In some cases a number of these cookies are managed for us by third parties, but we do not permit a third party to use these cookies for any other purpose than that mentioned above.

Accepting these cookies is a condition for the use of our website. If you block these cookies we cannot predict how our website will function during your visit.

Targeting cookies

Targeting cookies are linked to the services of third parties, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons. The third party provides these services in exchange for recognition that you have visited our website.

We use Targeting cookies…

To link to social networks such as Facebook, which may possibly later make use of the information of your visit to direct advertisements to you on other websites
To provide advertising agencies with information about your visit, so that they can direct advertisements to you which may be of interest to you

It is up to you to decide whether to allow these cookies. But blocking these may cause us not to be able to offer you certain services. All these cookies are managed by third parties. You can also make use of the settings of these third parties services to block these cookies.