Cookie statement

We make use of cookies on this website. Below we explain which types of cookies we use and why.

A cookie is a small text file that a website places on the hard drive of your computer when you visit the website. The main function of cookies is to distinguish one user from another.

A third-party request is a request about one’s behaviour on a website. These requests could gather information to profile content and advertisement to show to you.


Cookie statement

We handle your personal data carefully. That includes the use of cookies and information about third-party requests.

We do not use marketing cookies ourselves, but others may. For example, sometimes videos or dashboards that we embed on our website may include cookies and third-party requests.


Types of cookies

We use the following types of cookies.

Functional cookies
These are necessary for the performance of the website, for example to remember your preferences and keep you logged in at your own request. We do not have to ask for permission to use these cookies.

Statistics cookies
These provide insight into how visitors use our website, which pages are visited the most and which keywords people use to search. This allows us to improve our website. Our web statistics and Hotjar-data are encrypted and processed anonymously. This means we do not collect personal data with these cookies.

Data is not automatically shared with Google. Also, our own Google Analytics cookies are not used in combination with other Google services such as DoubleClick or AdWords. We do not have to ask for permission to use these cookies. But we do want to inform you about them.

Marketing cookies and third-party requests
We have maps and videos as embedded third-party content on our websites. These parties can send various cookies and requests along with the content, including marketing cookies and third-party requests. These are not loaded until you accept the cookies.


Checking cookies

How can you tell which cookies are being used?
On the website Webbkoll you can check which cookies are used on a certain webpage.


List of cookies used

Which cookies are used on www.idw.nl?

Functional cookies
Cookie name: PHPSESSID
Preserves user session state across page request.
Expiry: one session

Cookie name: SERVERID
This cookie is used to assign the visitor to a specific server – this function is necessary for the functionality.
Expiry: one session

Statistic cookies
Cookie name: _ga
Used to distinguish users in Google analytics. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Expires after: 2 years

Cookie name: _gid
Used to distinguish users in Google analytics. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Expires after: 1 day

Cookie name: _gat
Used to throttle request rate in Google analytics.
Expires after: 1 day