Last updated on 25 June 2020

We attach great importance to the security and confidentiality of your personal data that we collect and use. This cookie policy informs you about our use of cookies on our websites.

For more general information about how we process your personal data, please refer to our privacy policy.

  1. Scope
    1. We collect personal data through cookies when you visit one of our websites (www.antwerpdc.be, www.brusselsdc.be, www.datacentervlaanderen.be and www.datacenterunited.com).
    2. This cookie policy may be changed as provided for in Article 8.
  2. Who are we?
    1. “We” refers in this cookie policy to ANTWERP DATACENTER:
Name:ANTWERP DATACENTER
Address:Haïfastraat 6, 2030 Antwerp
Company number:BE 0715.408.157
E-mail:[email protected]
Phone:+32 (0)3 369 369 0
  1. We are responsible for collecting and using your personal data in the manner explained in this cookie policy. If you have any questions about this, please contact us by email ([email protected]).
  2. In certain circumstances, third parties may (also) be responsible for the processing of your personal data. In this case, we recommend that you consult the cookie policy of these third parties.
  3. What are cookies? 
    1. Cookies can be divided into categories based on their origin, function and lifespan. 
    2. Origin:  
      1. First-party cookies (direct cookies): these cookies are placed by us during your visit to one of our websites.  
      2. Third-party cookies (indirect cookies): these cookies are placed by a third party when you visit one of our websites. With regard to third-party cookies, we refer you to the cookie policy on their own websites. 
    3. Function: 
      1. Strictly necessary cookies: these cookies are necessary to be able to browse our website. 
      2. Statistical cookies: these cookies are placed on the website for statistical purposes (e.g. measuring the number of visitors on our website).
      3. In addition, there are other types of cookies, such as functional cookies and marketing cookies, but we will not place such cookies if you visit one of our websites.
    4. Life: 
      1. Permanent cookies: also called ‘tracking cookies’, these last longer than an individual session and remain on your hard drive for a predefined period of time or until you choose to delete them.  
      2. Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that allow visitors to navigate the site quickly and easily during a browsing session. A browsing session begins when the visitor opens the browser window and ends when the visitor closes the window. All session cookies are deleted when you close your browser. 
    5. What cookies do we use and why?
      1. When you use one of our websites (www.antwerpdc.be, www.brusselsdc.be, www.datacentervlaanderen.be and www.datacenterunited.com) the following cookies are placed on your device.
Cookie nameGoalLife
PHPSESSIDThis cookie stores information related to the user’s session.Session cookie
_gat, _ga and _gidThese are Google Analytics cookies that allow us to measure and determine how you and other visitors use our website.2 years 
  1. Your consent
    1. We are obliged to place the hs_js and PHPSESSID cookies. You cannot choose whether or not we use these cookies, as they are mandatory for the operation of the website.
    2. For the _gat, _ga and _gid cookies, we need your prior permission.

You can give your consent by clicking on the relevant button in the cookie banner. You can revoke your consent at any time by removing the cookies stored in your browser. For more information on how to do this, please visit the websites of the respective browser manufacturers:

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies     

Safari: https://support.applcom/nl-be/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac   

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences    

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=nl  

Microsoft Edge: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-10/edge-privacy-faq 

  1. With whom do we share your personal data?
    1. In principle, we share your personal data with no one but the people who work for us, as well as with the suppliers who help us in the processing of your personal data. Anyone who has access to your personal data will always be bound by strict legal or contractual obligations to keep your personal data safe and confidential. This means that only the following recipients receive your personal data:
  1. Your personal data will not be sent by us outside the European Economic Area (the European Economic Area consists of the EU, Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland). 
  1. how long do we keep your personal data?
    1. Your personal data will only be processed at the first time of collection. After that, we immediately use the anonymization features of Google Analytics to ensure that all information collected through cookies is anonymized.
    2. However, please note that the _gat, _ga, and _gid cookie will remain on your device for the entire stated lifetime (unless you remove it yourself). Every time you visit our website, these cookies are recollected.
  2. How do we protect your personal data?
    1. We take technical and organizational measures to adequately protect your personal data and maintain its quality. We continuously improve this protection in accordance with technical developments. We use a range of physical, electronic and administrative measures to ensure that your personal data is secure.
  3. How can you exercise your rights?
    1. When we collect and use your personal data, you have the right to access, correct, erase, data transferability and limit and resist the processing of your personal data. Note, however, that when it comes to personal data that is processed through cookies, we immediately anonymize it. We no longer process personal data, so no more rights can be granted.
    2. If you have any questions about this cookie policy, please send us a message at this email address: [email protected] You also have the right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority.
  4. changes to this cookie policy
    1. We reserve the right to change this cookie policy on our own initiative. If material changes to this cookie policy may affect the processing of your personal data, we will communicate these changes to you through our websites. If necessary, we will ask your permission again.
    2. We invite you to view the latest version of this cookie policy online. Our online cookie policy specifies the date our cookie policy was last changed.
  5. How can you contact us?
    1. If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer. You can contact our data protection officer by email: [email protected]