Cookie policy of Molecaten

Last update: October 2020

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files or pieces of code that are downloaded to your device by the website you are currently visiting. The next time you visit this website, cookies ensure that your device is recognised immediately. By using cookies, this website can temporarily store information about visits and visitors. Other websites may also recognise your device using the same cookies. Various types of cookies can be used per visit.

How Molecaten uses cookies

When you visit the Molecaten website, we place the cookies type 1 to 3 listed below on your device as standard. For the use of type 4 cookies we need your permission.
If you do not want cookies at all, you can refuse the use of cookies via the settings or options of your browser. It is possible that you will not be able to use some parts of our site (properly) afterwards.

We use a maximum of 4 types of cookies

1. Strictly necessary cookies
Anonymous cookies that allow visitors to view the Molecaten site, use the functions on the website and access secure areas. The information collected by these cookies may not be used for marketing purposes. If the use of this type of cookie is blocked by you, multiple parts of this site cannot be used.

2. Performance-enhancing cookies
Anonymous cookies with which Molecaten can improve its website. These cookies collect information about the way visitors use Molecaten's site, such as information about the most frequently visited pages or the number of error messages displayed. An example of this type are WebAnalytics cookies. The information collected by these cookies may not be used for marketing purposes and is not passed on to third parties.

3. Functionality cookies
Anonymous cookies with which Molecaten can remember the choices and preferences of visitors. Based on this information Molecaten can show more relevant information to individual visitors. Examples of collected data are country and language preferences. Refusal to use this type of cookie has the following consequences:
  • The use of various parts of the Molecaten site becomes impossible.
  • Molecaten can offer less support to users
  • Molecaten cannot remember your preferences for not using or displaying a specific feature.

4. Targeting cookies or advertising cookies
This type of cookie is placed on the Molecaten site with your consent by advertising networks. These cookies are used to:
  • Display relevant and personalised advertisements
  • Limit the number of times each advertisement is shown
  • Measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, remember your visit and share the data collected with third parties (such as other advertisers).
  • Track your online behaviour, including when you use other devices or visit another site.

Cookie providers

Cookies are placed on the Molecaten website by:

Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (without your complete IP address to hide your identity) is sent to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Microsoft Bing
Microsoft places an ad cookie with the name of its search engine Bing.

Google Tag manager, Facebook Login & Pixel
In addition to cookies, our website also contains so-called Tags and Pixels, small files for our marketing. You can find more information about Google Tag Manager via this link. In order to give Facebook users easy access to the content of our website, we use Facebook Login, a Facebook login service where a Facebook subscriber enters his/her login details. Facebook can use this login information and share it with other parties to improve its own advertising profiles. We also have Facebook set up a so-called Pixel, with which Facebook can identify and track visitors for targeted advertisements.

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