Cookie Policy

 

This Cookie Policy respects and applies the guidelines resulting from the EU Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the protection of personal data and the processing of such data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (hereinafter GDPR), the Telecommunication Act, as well as any other applicable regulations.

 

Xenics nv, with registered offices at 3001 Leuven (Belgium), Ambachtenlaan 44, VAT no. 0473.044.848, telephone: +32 16 38 99 00, as well as all affiliated companies such as sInfraRed Pte Ltd (Singapore) and Xenics USA, Inc. (USA), hereafter “Xenics”, aims to provide visitors to its website with information by means of the following Cookie Policy about the policy that Xenics uses regarding Cookies.

 

The website uses Cookies. Some Cookies are necessary for the website to function properly and can’t be refused by the visitor of this website. Other Cookies are used for analysis purposes. These Cookies may always be refused by the visitor of this website. By using Cookies, Xenics aims to optimize its website and to guarantee a user-friendly experience.

 

1.1. What are Cookies?

A Cookie is a small text file that a website puts on the hard disk of the visitor’s computer when visiting the website. The main function of Cookies is to distinguish between users. Cookies also serve to optimize the use of websites. For example, they keep the login data and the actions of the visitors. Depending on the origin, function and lifespan, there are several types of Cookies.

 

1.2. Which categories of Cookies exist and which are used?

Cookies can be distinguished according to their origin, function and lifespan.

 

1. First Party Cookies

These Cookies are placed by a website that is currently visited by the user.

 

2. Third Party Cookies

These Cookies are places by a third party that is not part of the website visited. Facebook and LinkedIn are examples of such third parties.

 

3. Functional Cookies

These Cookies ensure the proper functioning of a website. Functional Cookies are logically First Party Cookies.

 

4. Non-Functional Cookies

These Cookies are placed for statistical, social, targeting and commercial purposes. Accordingly they grant no support in the functioning of a website. They can be used, for example, for the analysis of the number of visitors to a website.

 

5. Permanent Cookies

These cookies remain on the visitor’s device during the pre-determined period of time. Each time the user visits a website, they’re activated. Most Non-Functional Cookies are Permanent Cookies.

 

6. Session Cookies

These Cookies make it possible to simplify the actions of a visitor and to link them to each other during a browser session. Session Cookies are temporary and are deleted when a browser is closed. Most Functional Cookies are Session Cookies.

 

On the Xenics website, the above-mentioned Cookies are used.

 

With regard to Third Party Cookies, Xenics refers to the statements made by these parties on their website. Please bear in mind that Xenics has no influence whatsoever on the content of the privacy statements or the Cookies of these websites.

 

1.3. How can you disable Cookies?

Xenics would like to point out that disabling Cookies has consequences. By disabling the Cookies the visitor may have the impression that certain features or functions of the website are not working properly. If the visitor wishes to disable, delete or change the settings for Cookies, the visitor can use the help function of his browser:

 

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

 

Chrome:
http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

 

Firefox:
http://support.mozilla.org/nl/kb/cookies-in-en-uitschakelen-websites-voorkeuren

 

Safari:
https://support.apple.com/nl-be/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

 

1.4. Questions and changes

For further questions, the Xenics security and privacy officer can be contacted at the e-mail address: privacy@xenics.com.

 

Xenics expressly reserves the right to amend this Cookie Policy at any time, without any prior notice being required.