Cookie policy

Versie 1.2 – 23/05/2018

What are cookies?

Just like many websites, our website also uses cookies. Cookies are small text documents are downloaded to your device and saved on your browser to improve your web-experience. This makes it easier for you, because you do not have to share the same information with us every time in order to be able to visit the website in a way that you want. This page provides you with information regarding cookies. By using cookies and other techniques we ensure that;

  • It becomes easier for you to surf online;
  • You don’t repetitiously receive the same information when visiting the website;
  • We can measure how our website is used;
  • We can measure if we need to optimize the website for a better user experience;
  • We can recognize what kind of device you use when you visit us.

What do cookies do?

As mentioned we make use of cookies on our website. For example, this ensures you don’t have to fill in your credentials ever time you visit a new page on the website. Certain cookies may remain on your device after you have left the website. Although most cookies expire between 1 hour and 24 months after the last visit to the website that has set the cookie.

Cookies can be used to remember whether you are registered for our newsletter and whether you will see certain notifications that are only valid for people who are registered. Cookies can also be used to collect individualized usage data for the website. When you have to fill in data via a form, for example on our contact pages, we can save your user data so you do not have to enter it again for future correspondence.

At the end of this document we will describe how to delete cookies in case you are not interested.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for several reasons that we will elaborate here. Unfortunately in most cases there is no standard option to enable the use of cookies without turning of the entire website functionalities. It is advisable to accept cookies in case you are not certain if you will need them or not.

The different cookies we place and why

In order to give you an overview of the cookies that we currently have on our website, we have created an overview of the three categories of cookies that we distinguish.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies ensure a good functioning website. For example it memorizes your language settings on the website and remembers your last visit to the website.

AddToAny: _cfuid

Ebicus.com: pll_language

Analytical cookies

The numbers tell the tale. Cliché, but it assists us to make the website more interesting for visitors. We gather these analytical cookies with statistics created by companies such as Google. By measuring web-behavior, we can analyze what type of articles are read and therefore publish more articles in a certain category. Allowing us to show more relevant content to you.

Google: _ga, _gat, _gid, _utma, _utmc, _utmz,

DoubleClick: DSID, IDE, _psegs, _permutive-id, _permutive-session

Marketing cookies

In general we do not create individual profiles of your online activities. The content of a permanent cookie is limited to an identification number. Name, email address, IP address, etc. are not stored on the majority of our web pages. However, there is one exception that keeps track of your actions performed on our website and email. That is our marketing automation platform, Oracle Eloqua.

The content of this persistent third party tracking cookie is also limited to an identification number. However, if you contact Ebicus via an online contact form, your e-mail address will be added to the cookie to create an individual profile of your online activities. The same contact forms also offer you the possibility to sign up for email marketing updates by giving explicit permission. Allowing us to send you emails with personalized content or promotions that may interest you.

When you decide not signing up the email marketing updates, we will never use your email address for commercial messages that you have not signed up for. We will store your email address in a safe and secure database. This helps us to improve your personal journey on our website. To refrain from tracking by Eloqua on this website (or to reverse the setting if you have changed your preferences), you can contact us about your renewed preferences or you can manage your preferences via our newsletter.

Our marketing automation platform Oracle Eloqua places cookies on its server to recognize a returning visitor as a unique user. The cookies placed by the Eloqua server are only readable by Eloqua. The Eloqua Cookies do not have permission to read or change other data on your computer. We only connect the information we store in cookies to use the personally identifiable information you leave on our site during browsing for a more relevant experience with content that appeals to you.

We will leave the following cookies in your browser:

Eloqua: ELOQUA, This cookie contains a Globally Unique Identifier (GUID) a randomly generate strings of characters and numbers that is used to identify visitors to our site and is stored 24 months.
Eloqua: ELQSTATUSThis cookie gets dropped automatically and simply contains the value ‘OK’ and is stored 24 months.
AddToAny: uvc

Third Party cookies

In some cases we may use trusted third party cookies. One of these third parties is Google Analytics: this is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web. Their analytic tools help us to understand how you use our website and the ways in which we can improve your experience. These cookies can track things like the time a visitor spends on the website and which pages a visitor has visited. Based on the data, we can determine in which area we need to pay even more attention to produce better content or make adjustments to usability. For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please view the official Google Analytics page: https://www.google.nl/intl/en/analytics/

Third Party Social Media cookies

It is possible that you will receive cookies on your device through Social Media channels where we hold an account. This may happen when you click or tap one of the social media buttons on our webpages or blog article. The social media party can recognize your IP address the moment you want to share a page from our site. In order to make it easier for you, we have placed the relevant privacy and cookie statements from the social media channels, to which we refer, so that you do not have to look for them yourself:

  • LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
  • Facebook https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
  • Google+ / YouTube http://www.google.com/intl/nl/policies/privacy/
  • Twitter https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en
  • Instagram https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

Changing your cookie settings

By changing the settings of your browser you are able to change your cookie settings (please go to help within your browser for explanation). Please be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of the Ebicus website. Disabling cookies will usually result in the disabling of certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

  • Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies
  • Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/nl-nl/help/10607/microsoft-edge-view-delete-browser-history
  • Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
  • Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies
  • Apple Safari:

As stated earlier some cookies process your personal data. In our privacy statement you can read more about how we protect your data.

Closing statement

We will update our statement whenever we make adjustments or when regulations in regards to cookies change.

Questions regarding our security policy or your privacy?

Privacy is much discussed in the media recently, in particular the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). if you still have questions after reading this cookie policy, please contact us via the contact form below. We try to respond as soon as possible with the correct answer. Given the importance of protecting your personal data, we have created a separate mailbox for all your queries.

Security and privacy go hand in hand with our daily way of working and it is a principle that we must hold dear.

Hereby I give Ebicus permission to process my personal data. I have read the Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy of Ebicus and I accept the terms.


We are proud of the secure way we work, and we want to keep you informed on why and how we use cookies and trackers on our website! Therefore we would like to make sure that you have read our privacy statement and cookie policy.

Together with this page we also published a privacy policy