Cookie Policy

Which parties are there?

In this Cookie Statement ("Cookie Statement") is understood to mean: 'PHPro: PHPro NV, with registered office at Veldkant 33A, 2550 Kontich, Belgium, registered under the company number 0694.507.231. User', 'you' or 'you': any natural person (B2C) or legal entity (B2B) who has or will have a contractual relationship of any kind with PHPro via its online platform. Act': art. 129 Act on electronic communications, as amended by W 2012-07-10/04, art. 90, 017; (entry into force: 04-08-2012).

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text and number file that we store in your browser or on the hard disk of your computer. This way we can remember your preferences when using our Website. This involves the use of so-called functional cookies, which make the use of the website better for you as a visitor. And non-functional cookies to collect statistics from our visitors, in order to improve our website in the future. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will place cookies as soon as you visit our Website.

Information about our use of cookies

Our Website uses cookies and similar technologies to distinguish your usage preferences from those of other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience when you visit our Website and also allows us to optimize our Website.

However, cookies and similar technologies do not allow us to systematically collect data that could identify the users of our Website. They only help us to improve the operation of our Website, to understand the interests of our users and to measure how effective the content of our Website is.

As a result of recent legislative changes, all websites targeting certain parts of the European Union are required to obtain your consent to the use or storage of cookies and similar technologies on your computers or mobile devices. This cookie policy gives you clear and complete information about the cookies we use and their purpose.

Please read our Privacy Policy to learn about the privacy rules that apply to the Website. For further information about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at info@phpro.be. For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit the following website: http://www.aboutcookies.org.

Which cookies do we use?

We use first party cookies and third party cookies:

  • First party cookies are cookies created by the Website itself. These cookies are used to optimize your user experience.
  • Third party cookies are cookies created by other parties (and not by the Website). Third party cookies on our Website are Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google Analytics. Google Analytics is Google's analytical tool that helps us understand how you use our Website. The tool may use a range of cookies to collect information and to report user statistics about the Website without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the "___ga" cookie.
  • A further distinction can be made between the following types of cookies: 
    • Necessary cookies: These are necessary for the operation of our Website. These include, for example, cookies that allow you to log in.
    • Analytical cookies/performance cookies: These cookies allow us to analyse our web traffic, view the number of users of our Website and see how visitors navigate our Website.
    • Targeted cookies: These show us the pages you have visited and the links you have followed so that the advertisements can be more tailored to your interests.
    • Functional cookies: These cookies 'remember' the choices you make on our Website (e.g., language preference), making the Website more user-friendly and enhancing the user experience.
    • Non-functional cookies are cookies that can be placed for statistical, social, targeting and commercial purposes.

Below you can find an overview of functional and non-functional cookies, which are used on our website.

has_js

  • www.phpro.be
  • Functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - Functional cookie for tracking whether a visitor has javascript in his browser for playback of animations.
  • Expires after leaving the website.

legalCookie

  • www.phpro.be
  • functional cookie
  • This cookie will remember the choice of visitors regarding the cookie policy.
  • Expires after 1 year.

_gat_UAxxxxxxxx

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: to keep track of statistics. Keeping track of how the User visits the website, with a view to improving services and online portals. Privacy policy of Google.
  • Expires after 10 minutes.

_ga

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: to keep track of statistics. Keeping track of how the User visits the website, with a view to improving services and online portals. Privacy policy of Google.
  • Expires after 2 years.

_gid

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: to keep track of statistics. Keeping track of how the User visits the website, with a view to improving services and online portals. Privacy policy of Google.
  • Expires after 24h.

_dc_gtm_UAxxxxxxxx

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - Google Tag manager cookie: tracking statistics. Track how the User visits the website, with a view to improving services and online portals. Privacy policy of Google.
  • Expires after 10 minutes.

__utmz

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: to keep track of statistics. Keeping track of how the User visits the website, with a view to improving services and online portals. Privacy policy of Google.
  • Expires after 6 months.

__utma

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: to keep track of statistics. Keeping track of how the User visits the website, with a view to improving services and online portals. Privacy policy of Google.
  • Expires after 2 years.

__utmc

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - Google Analytics: to keep track of statistics. Track how the User visits the website, with a view to improving services and online portals. This cookie is used to measure a new or returning visitor. Privacy policy of Google.
  • Expires after the website has been closed.

__hubspotutk

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - This cookie is used to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot when submitting the form and is used to de-duplicate contacts.
  • Expires after 10 years.

__hssrc

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - When HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set. We set it to 1 and use it to determine whether the visitor has restarted his browser. If this cookie does not exist when we manage cookies, we assume it is a new session.
  • Expires: no (session cookie)

__hssc

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if we need to increase the session number and time stamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increases each pageView in a session), and the session start time indication.
  • Expires after 30 minutes

___hjIncludedInSample

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - This cookie is set to let Hotjar know if that visitor is included in the sample used to generate Heatmaps, tunnels, recordings, etc..
  • Expires after 1 year

__hstc

  • www.phpro.be
  • non-functional cookie
  • Purpose of the cookie - The main visitor tracking cookie. It contains the domain, utk (see below), initial time stamp (first visit), last time stamp (last visit), current time stamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
  • Expires after 2 years

How can I manage my cookies?

Make sure that cookies are enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, you must perform the following actions:

Microsoft Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, click on 'Internet Options' in the 'Tools' menu. On the 'Privacy' tab, move the settings slider to 'layer' or 'accept all cookies' (setting above 'medium' disables cookies). Click on 'OK'.

Mozilla Firefox

Click on 'Firefox' in the top left corner of your browser and then click on 'Options'. On the 'Privacy' tab, make sure the 'Let Websites know I don't want to be followed' is not checked. Click on 'OK'.

Google Chrome

Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and choose 'Options'. Click on the 'Under the Hood' tab, find the 'Privacy' section and select the 'Content settings' button. Now select 'Allow local data to be set'.

Safari

Click on the 'Cog' icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preference' option. Click on 'Security', then uncheck the option that says: 'Block third-party cookies and advertising cookies'. Click 'Save'.

If you have any questions about this cookie statement or PHPro's privacy policy, you can always contact info@phpro.be.