Niko and the Cookie Law

Niko uses cookies to simplify your browsing experience on the Niko website and make it more enjoyable. Cookies also enable us to adjust the content of our website to better suit your needs and preferences.

You can refuse the installation of cookies, but this may adversely affect the performance of some parts of our website. By continuing to browse our website without changing your cookie settings and by clicking “OK”, we assume that you accept the installation of our cookies.

Please check our cookie policy for more information on the use of cookies and the possibility to block cookies at any time.

Cookie policy

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer's browser directory or on your mobile device by a web server when you visit a website. The cookie contains a unique code that allows the browser to be identified during a visit to the website (a so-called 'session' cookie), or during subsequent repeat visits (a so-called ‘persistent’ cookie).

Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you are visiting or by partners of this website. Only a web server that has placed a cookie can read that cookie, and it is unable to access any other information stored on your computer or mobile device.

Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in the folder of your browser. The content of a cookie usually consists of the name of the server that has placed the cookie, an expiry date and a unique numeric code.

Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website easier and faster, and help the visitor navigate between the different parts of a website.

Cookies can also be used to make the content or advertisements on a website more relevant for the visitor, and can be adapted to his personal taste and needs.

Niko uses the following kinds of cookies

  1. Session cookies: cookies that will be deleted once the browser has been closed. They are only stored for the duration of one session.
  2. Persistent cookies: cookies that will be stored on the user's end device for a certain amount of time (may vary from 1 hour to several days/months).
  3. First party cookies: cookies placed by a website within the Niko domain.
  4. Third party cookies: cookies placed by websites assigned to a domain that differs from the Niko domain visited by the user and displayed in the browser's address bar.

 

First party cookies

Kind of cookie

Session cookie

Persistent cookie

Online form

Cookies that remember the data provided by the user in online forms with multiple pages.

 

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Authentication

 

These cookies enable the identification of people via login.

 

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User security

 

Cookies that increase the security of the services requested by the user. This includes for instance techniques that prevent misuse and cookies that detect repeated failed login attempts.

 

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User interface language preference cookies

 

Cookies that store the language preference selected by the user.

 

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Analytics

 

Cookies that measure certain activities on a website for statistical purposes, such as the number of users on a website.

 

X

 

Third party cookies

Kind of cookie

Used

Frequency capping

 

Cookies that check how often a user sees a certain advertisement.

 

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Ad affiliation

 

Cookies related to the relationship between advertisements.

 

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Research and market analysis

 

Cookies for research purposes and market analysis.

 

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Third party advertising

 

The different types of cookies that are used for advertising purposes, such as cookies related to research and market analysis, product improvement,

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Google analytics

 

Cookies that register, among others, how visitors use the website and how they have come to the website.

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