Cookie Policy

Version of March 2022

The public limited liability company, incorporated in accordance with Belgian law, “DEO”, with registered office at 3600 Genk, C-Mine 12, with company registration number 0652.646.484 and known to the VAT-administration under number BE 0652.646.484 (hereinafter referred to as “DEO”, “we” or “us”); 

DEO uses cookies to improve the browsing experience at (hereinafter referred to as the “Website“). These cookies enable certain functions on our Website or measure how visitors use our Website. 

With this cookie policy (“Cookie Policy“) we wish to inform you, as a visitor to our Website, about the cookies and other tracking methods we use (and the way we do this). 


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed in your computer’s browser or on your mobile device by a website’s server when you consult this site. The cookie contains a unique code that allows your browser to be recognized during visits to the Website (this is a so-called ‘session’ cookie) or during subsequent, repeated visits (a so-called ‘permanent’ cookie). Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you visit or by partners with whom the Website cooperates (e.g. Google Analytics, …). A website’s server can only read the cookies it has placed itself and has no access to other information stored on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in a specific folder of your browser. 

Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the Website easier and faster and help the visitor to navigate between the different parts of the Website. Cookies can also be used to make the content of the website more relevant to the visitor and adapt it to personal taste and needs. 


This Website uses different types of cookies and tracking methods 

I. Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for purely technical reasons for the use of the Website. In view of the technical necessity, there is only an information obligation and they are placed as soon as one enters the Website. 

First party cookies

_grecaptcha PersistentGoogleDistinguish between humans and bots


Third party cookies

_GRECAPTCHA179 daysGoogle.comDistinguish between humans and bots
rc::aPersistentGoogle.comDistinguish between humans and bots
Google.comDistinguish between humans and bots
rc::cSessionGoogle.comDistinguish between humans and bots
rc::d-#PersistentGoogle.comDistinguish between humans and bots


II. Functional cookies

These cookies improve the functionality of the Website by storing your preferences. We use functional cookies, among other things, to: 

  • Remember your choice of language;  
  • Keeping you logged in to our Website. 

These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of this Website. You cannot refuse them if you want to browse the Website, but they will only be placed after a choice has been made regarding the use of cookies.

Third party cookies:

wc_cart_hash_#PersistentWooCommerceHelps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
wc_fragments_#SessionWooCommerceRemembers what's in your shopping cart.


III. Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies allow us to measure how visitors use our Website. Based on this information, user statistics and reports can be generated. This enables us to improve the performance of the Website and thus provide a better user experience.   

The analytical cookies collect, among other things, the following data 

  • The number of visitors on the Website;
  • How long a visitor visits the Website;
  • Information about the browser and devices used to visit our Website; 
  • How the visitor ended up on the Website; 
  • The speed of our Website; 
  • The fonts used on the Website. 

First party cookies:

_ga2 yearsGoogle AnalyticsCalculates visitor, session and campaign data and keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously, based on a unique ID, and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_gat1 dayGoogle AnalyticsReduces the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gid1 dayGoogle AnalyticsStores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously, based on a unique ID.


IV. Social media cookies

Social media cookies are used to integrate and interact with social networking sites on our Website. Our Website contains social media plug-ins, such as from LinkedIn and YouTube. When you click the social media button, the social media network places cookies on your device. These cookies allow the network to see what you are doing on the internet and use this data for its own purposes. DEO has no control over the information collected by the social media network. For more information, see the privacy statements of the relevant network under “Privacy regarding cookies“. 

Third party cookies:

Bcookie2 yearsLinkedin.comTracking the use of embedded services
Bscookie2 yearsLinkedin.comTracking the use of embedded services
Lidc1 dayLinkedin.comTracking the use of embedded services


Applicable law – Disputes 

This Cookie Policy is governed by and must therefore be interpreted in accordance with Belgian law. 

Any disputes arising out of or in connection with this Cookie Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of DEO’s registered office. 


Privacy regarding cookies  

DEO’s privacy policy also applies to the processing of personal data that may be collected via cookies. Click here to go to our privacy policy.   

DEO’s privacy policy does not apply to the websites of third parties connected to our Website (such as social media). You should consult the cookie policy and/or privacy policy of these partners.  


Managing and disabling cookies 

Most cookies have an expiration date, which means that they expire automatically after a certain period of time and no longer record visitor data.  

You can also manage or refuse the installation of cookies via your browser settings. You can delete cookies already installed on your computer or mobile device at any time. 

How you can change these settings varies from browser to browser. If necessary, please consult the help function of your browser.  

If you block the storage of cookies, you may not be able to enjoy certain services offered by DEO on the Website. 


Update cookie policy 

DEO has the right to update this cookie policy by publishing a new version on the Website. You will always find the most recent version on this page, but if the cookie policy changes, you will also be asked to make a new cookie selection. 


Contact details DEO  

Address: Paalsesteenweg 170, 3583 Beringen, Belgium