What are cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this website uses cookies, which are small files that are downloaded to your computer to improve your user experience. This page describes what information they collect, how we use this and why we sometimes need to save these cookies. We will also tell you how you can prevent cookies from being saved, even though this may degrade parts of the site’s functionality.

For more general information about cookies, see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a number of different functions, which are described in more detail below. Unfortunately, there is no general option to disable cookies without simultaneously having to disable the website’s functionality and functions that rely on cookies. It is recommended that you allow all cookies if you are unsure or you are used to using the service that requires cookies.

Deactivation of cookies

You can prevent cookies from being set by changing the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Please note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this website and many other websites you visit. Deactivating cookies will usually also result in a limitation of the functionality of this site. It is therefore recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Cookies we set

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this along the way. It prevents you from having to log in every time you visit a new page. These cookies are removed or deleted when you log out and ensure that you can only access selected functions and areas when you are logged in.

This website offers you to subscribe to SAFD’s newsletter and cookies can be used to remember whether you are already registered and to display targeted messages relevant only to registered or unregistered users.

More information

Hopefully this cookie policy has clarified the website’s cookie policy for you. As previously mentioned, you should consider whether turning off cookies can impair your user experience on the website. In terms of the user experience, it is usually safer to leave cookies enabled. If you still need more information that cannot be found in this cookie policy, you can contact us via email.