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This cookies statement applies when you browse the website of the Federal Public Planning Service Science Policy www.belspo.be .
When a link takes you to another portal site, a website, an online application or a social network, you must check the terms and conditions for the processing of personal data used by those responsible for those services.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small information files that are automatically recorded by your browser on your computer or mobile device, such as your choice of language on a website. When you visit the website later again, this cookie returns to the concerned website. In this way, the website recognizes your browser and can for example retain your choice of language. Cookies also make it possible to analyze the use of a website to identify and remove any problems.
Cookies usually also have an expiration date. For example, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (so-called session cookies), while others can be stored longer on your computer, sometimes until you delete them manually (so-called persistent cookies).


Who installs these cookies?

First-party cookies are installed in your browser by the website you are visiting.
Third-party cookies are installed in your browser, not by the website you are visiting, but by a third party like an advertiser or an analytic system.


What cookies we use and why?

This website of the Federal Public Planning Service Science Policy uses, when needed, only temporary essential and/or functional cookies which are therefore automatically deleted at the end of a user session (session cookie). These cookies are necessary for their proper functioning and/or their securing, make it possible to simplify website access and browsing and also increase the access speed and the ease of use.  They can also be used to customize the website according to your personal preferences. They do not require any explicit consent of the user. This website www.belspo.be does not currently use cookies.


How to manage cookies?

The configuration of most browsers allows you to accept, to refuse or to delete the cookies. You are free to refuse cookies, although this can hinder optimum browsing and the functionality of the website's services. Please consult the help function on your browser for more information.


- rev. 11/02/2020 -

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