Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy respects and applies the guidelines resulting from the EU Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the protection of personal data and the processing of such data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (hereinafter GDPR), the Telecommunication Act, as well as any other applicable regulations.

ITOT Private Stichting (private foundation), with registered office at 2590 Berlaar (Belgium), Bossen 16, CBE Antwerp, division Mechelen, registered in the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises under the number 0795.491.456 (hereafter referred to as “ITOT”), aims to provide visitors to its website (“User”) with information by means of the following Cookie Policy about the policy that ITOT uses regarding Cookies.

This Website uses cookies (hereafter referred to as “Cookies”). Some Cookies are necessary for the Website to function properly and cannot be refused by the User of this website. Other Cookies are used for analysis purposes. The User of this website may always refuse these Cookies. By using Cookies, ITOT aims to optimize its website and to guarantee a user-friendly experience.

  1. What are Cookies?

A Cookie is a small text file that a website puts on the User’s computer or other device when visiting the website. The main function of Cookies is to distinguish between Users, but Cookies also serve to optimize the browsing experience of ITOT’S website by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection) and to facilitate navigation on the Website. This means that the User do not have to re-enter certain information each time he/she returns to the Website or browses from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the Website, for instance whether it is their first time visiting or if they are a frequent User.

  1. Which categories of Cookies exist, and which are used?

Cookies can be distinguished according to their origin, function and lifespan.

  1. First Party Cookies

    These Cookies are placed by a website that is currently visited by the user.

  2. Third Party Cookies

    These Cookies are places by a third party that is not part of the website visited. Facebook and LinkedIn are examples of such third parties.

  3. Functional Cookies

    These Cookies ensure the proper functioning of a website. Functional Cookies are logically First Party Cookies.

  4. Non-Functional Cookies

    These Cookies are placed for statistical, social, targeting and commercial purposes. Accordingly, they grant no support in the functioning of a website. They can be used, for example, for the analysis of the number of Users to the website.

  5. Permanent Cookies

    These Cookies remain on the User’s device during the pre-determined period of time. Each time the user visits a website, they are activated. Most Non-Functional Cookies are Permanent Cookies.

  6. Session Cookies

    These Cookies make it possible to simplify the actions of a User and to link them to each other during a browser session. Session Cookies are temporary and are deleted when a browser is closed. Most Functional Cookies are Session Cookies.

On ITOT’s Website, the following Cookies are used:

  • Functional Cookies
_abUsed in connection with access to admin.2y
_secure_session_idUsed in connection with navigation through a storefront.24h
_storefront_uUsed to facilitate updating customer account information.1 min
_tracking_consentTracking preferences.1 y
  • Non-Functional Cookies
_landing_pageTrack landing pages.2w
_orig_referrerTrack landing pages.2w

With regard to Third Party Cookies, ITOT wishes to refer to the statements made by these parties on their respective website. Please bear in mind that ITOT has no influence whatsoever on the content of the privacy statements or the Cookies of these websites.

  1. How can you disable Cookies?

The User can manage the use of Cookies by him/herself. For example, the User may choose to block all Cookies or only accept Cookies from certain websites. Please note, however, that certain features of some websites are only possible if the Cookies are accepted. Accepting Cookies makes browsing the Internet much easier and ensures that the websites visited perform better.

By changing the settings of the internet browser, the User can ensure that he is notified each time Cookies are being sent, or even prevent Cookies from being created or stored on the hard drive of his computer.

ITOT would also to point out that disabling Cookies has consequences. By disabling the Cookies, the User may have the impression that certain features or functions of the Website are not working properly. ITOT cannot guarantee access to and operation of the Website if the User has disabled the creation of Cookies by his Internet browser. If the User wishes to disable, delete or change the settings for Cookies, the User can use the help function of his browser:

Internet Explorer:




  1. Questions

For further questions, the User may contact ITOT -at the e-mail address: ***

ITOT processes the information that is collected through the Cookies. The User can read in the Privacy Policy (LINK) the processing and his rights.

ITOT Foundation

Bossen 16

2590 Berlaar


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