We do not show advertisements (ads) on the Techlab site, but we do on the web sites of third parties. We use marketing cookies only if you have given us prior permission. The marketing cookies are used so that we can show you relevant ads of ours. If you do not give your permission, ads are still shown, but they are random. You can make your choice below.
Your privacy preferences
Decide here whether you want to personalize this web site and related newsletters. You can also opt for ads that match your interests. We can show these to you on our partners' websites and other channels by using cookies and similar technologies.
We can provide you with a personalized experience by determining your interests. With your permission, we may combine the data from your account with your browsing behaviour. We collect your browsing behaviour data through cookies and similar technologies. Of course, this cannot happen if you have disabled tracking or cookies in your browser.
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Who is responsible for processing your information?
What are cookies?
Cookies are small, simple text files that your computer or mobile device saves when you use our Techlab site. In addition, there are technologies similar to cookies that yield the same results, which we use for our communication as well.
Which are the other technologies similar to cookies?
Web beacons, Local and Session Storage, and SDKs are standard internet technologies which, sometimes together with cookies, allow a system to collect information and then send it. By using cookies and other technologies, we ensure, for example, that:
- Surfing on the Techlab site is more enjoyable and easier for you;
- We can assess how our Techlab site is used and where we can make improvements;
- We can show you recommendations and ads based on your interests
- We can recognize which device you are using when you visit our site;
- We can track the frequency (or have it tracked) with which ads are displayed, so we can more closely adjust them to your needs and interests, and avoid showing you the same ad again and again.
Which types of cookies do we use? In short:
Functional or essential cookies
Functional cookies make sure that our Techlab site works correctly, for example to monitor your cookie preferences.
We use analytical cookies to collect statistical data about how our Techlab site is used, with the help of third parties. This helps us to continue to improve our web site to the advantage of our users.
We use marketing cookies on our Techlab site. We also use marketing cookies on the web sites of third parties. We can combine the information from these marketing cookies. This enables us to show ads that are as relevant as possible on the site of third parties and we can monitor which ones you have already viewed. Moreover, we offer you information that is as relevant as possible, based on your browsing and search behaviour.
Functional or essential cookies
Functional or essential cookies ensure that the Techlab site functions well. For example:
- Using stored browser settings to provide an optimal view of our Techlab site on the screen of your device;
- Storing your cookie preferences;
- Managing the traffic on the web site for an even load, so that it is easily accessible and keeps functioning optimally.
We use analytical cookies to study the use of the Techlab site with the help of third parties. Among other things, these statistics provide us with insights into the frequency of visits and where we can improve our Techlab site. This allows us to optimize your experience of our Techlab site constantly. The information stored includes:
- The IP address, which is rendered anonymous;
- Technical characteristics, such as the browser you use (e.g. Chrome, Safari, Firefox), screen resolution, preferred language, and device;
- From which page or via which advertisement campaign you came to the Techlab site;
- When and how long you visit or use the Techlab site;
- Whether you use functionalities of the Techlab site; and
- Which pages you visit on our Techlab site.
We use these cookies, for example, to:
- Track the number of visitors to our Techlab site;
- Record the duration of a visit;
- Gauge the success of an advertising campaign;
- Determine the order in which a visitor views pages on our Techlab site;
- Determine which articles and pages can be linked to each other.
- Track which ads you have already seen;
- Track how often you have seen an ad;
- Avoid showing you the same ad over and over again;
- Track whether you click on ads.
To manage your marketing cookie settings with other parties, we refer you to the web sites of these third parties:
If you do not want web sites to be able to save cookies on your computer, you can modify your browser settings. You will then receive a warning before cookies are placed on your computer. You can also adjust your settings so your browser rejects all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also remove cookies that have already been placed. You will need to modify settings separately for each browser on each device you use. Unfortunately, if you do not allow cookies, we cannot guarantee that our Techlab site functions properly. Some functions of the Techlab site may then be lost and some pages may not be visible to you at all. Also, refusing cookies does not mean that you will no longer be shown any ads. The ads you see will simply not be adapted to reflect your interests and may be repeated more often. The procedures for modifying settings vary from one browser to another. Choose one of the links below to go directly to the instructions for your browser or refer to the help function of your browser, if necessary.
To turn off cookies from specific parties, go to www.youronlinechoices.com
Deleting cookie history
If you have chosen "Refuse marketing cookies" above, these cookies will no longer be placed on your device. To delete your cookie history, follow the instructions for your browser.
Deleting cookies in Chrome:
- Click on the 3 dots in the top right corner. Go to History > History > Clear browsing data.
- The "Clear browsing data" menu first gives you the option to erase browser information from the time the cookies were first used, up to and including the last hour only. Below that, you can choose which items you want to erase. Be sure to tick "Cookies and other site and plug-in data".
- Press the "Clear browsing data" button.
Deleting cookies in Safari:
- Go to Safari > Preferences > Privacy > Remove saved cookies and data > Manage web site data > Remove all.
Deleting cookies in Firefox:
- Click on the 3 horizontal dashes in the top right corner and select Options > Privacy > Remove individual cookies.
- Select "Remove All".
Deleting cookies in Microsoft Edge:
- Click on the 3 dots in the top right corner > Settings. Under "Erase Browse data" select the option "Choose what you want to erase".
- Select the cookies (pre-selected) > Press the "Erase" button.
Deleting cookies in Internet Explorer:
- Click on the cog wheel in the top right corner. Choose Internet options and the General tab. Under "Browse history", click on "Remove".
- You do not want to remove everything? Make sure you check the "Cookies and web site data" box at the very least and click on "Remove".