Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience.

What types of cookies do we use?

Katoen Natie currently uses the following types of cookies on the website:

Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.

Performance Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you have used the website, for example, information related to the unique username you have provided, so that less strain is placed on our backend infrastructure. These cookies may also be used to allow us to know that you have logged in so that we can serve you more specific content. We also use cookies to track aggregate website usage and experiment with new features and changes on the website. The information collected is used to improve how the website works.

Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember for example the state or history of website tools you’ve used. These cookies also allow us to tailor the website to provide enhanced features and content for you and to remember how you’ve customized the website in other ways. The information these cookies collect is anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.

Advertising and Tracking Cookies. Katoen Natie may use third party advertising and tracking services that place cookies in order to optimise HR and promotional advertising campaigns.

How long will cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.

First and third party cookies

First-party cookies are cookies that belong to Katoen Natie, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our website. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for Katoen Natie, for example to help us understand how our service is being used or to enable sharing of Katoen Natie content on social media.

What if I don’t want cookies?

When you visit the Katoen Natie website for the first time, a dialog is displayed to inform you about the use of cookies. If you prefer not to accept cookies, click the ‘I don’t want cookies’ link. Please be aware that this may impact the experience of visiting the Katoen Natie website negatively. If you do not want to accept cookies in general, please refer to the documentation of your browser to find out how to disable them altogether.