Cookie Statement BASS

In this Cookie Statement the followingtermsare defined as follows:

  1. BASS: BASS (Belgian Association for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine) vzw 0423.435.484, a company organized and existing under the laws of Belgium, with its registered offices at Wilrijkstraat 10.2650 Edegem and registered with Crossroadsbank for Enterprises under number 0423.435.484;
  2. Website: the website of BASS, , and derivative websites developed and administered by BASS.
  3. Personal Data: Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
  4. Cookies: Cookies are small data or text files that are placed and then stored on a computer or mobile device when visiting a website.

 

1. Cookies

BASS strives to provide you with clear information about how cookies are used on the Website and when they are stored on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) in order to make your visit to the Website more pleasant and to better meet your needs and adjust your visit to your preferences.

 

Cookies help BASS to optimize a visit to the Website by performing a number of useful tasks, such as improving the security of the Website and the overall user experience. For instance, the Website can remember the pages you visited and your preferences (such as language) so you are not required to fill these in each time you visit the Website. Other cookies allow an analysis of certain information, such as the number of visits to a Website. Some other cookies are used for marketing purposes.

 

Session cookies are cookies whose lifespan is limited to the duration of the session, which is until the browser is closed and the connection to the Website is broken. In addition, there are also permanent cookies that persist even after the browser is closed.

 

First party cookies are placed by the proprietor of the domain of a website, in this case BASS through the Website. Third party cookies are set by others than the proprietor of the domain of a website. BASS therefor has no access to or control over these cookies or other means of data collection. Please review the respective privacy statements of these third party cookie providers.

 

The following first party cookies can be placed by BASS:

Name

Lifespan

Purpose

_utma

2 y

 

_utmb

6 mths

 

-utmc

1 day

 

_utmt

1 day

 

_utmz

cookieaccepted

 

 

 

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To make optimal use of the Website, it is advisable that you enable and/or accept cookies on your computer or mobile device. When cookies are disabled, BASS is unable to guarantee a trouble-free visit to the Website. There is a risk that the visit will be interrupted or delayed and that you will not have access to certain parts of the Website or will not be able to make (optimal) use of the Website.

Nevertheless, you are free to remove or block cookies via your browser settings and/or a priori through the cookie banner. Although most browsers are set to accept cookies by default, you can remove cookies that have already been placed and change your browser settings to restrict the placement of new cookies or block cookies. The manner in which browser settings can be adjusted varies per browser. You can find additional information about the browser settings at aboutcookies.org or in the "Help" menu of your internet browser.

If you delete or block cookies, this means that you will need to reset your preferences on every visit and that some parts of the Website will not function (properly).

 

2. Privacy

For more information regarding the processing of personal data, please refer to our Privacy Statement.

 

3. Changes

BASS reserves the right to continually update this Cookie Statement.

This Cookie Statement was last updated: May 13, 2019.

 

4. Miscellaneous

If any of the provisions of this Cookie Statement would be wholly or partially annulled by a binding decision, this shall have no effect whatsoever on the other provisions of this Cookie Statement. BASS is entitled to modify or replace such a provision by another provision which, within legal limits, has the same effect.

The failure of BASS to demand strict compliance with the provisions of this Cookie Statement shall not be construed as a waiver or rejection thereof.

 

5. Applicable law

Any dispute or claim relating to this Cookie Statement and the use of cookies shall be governed by Belgian law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the judicial district where BASS's registered office is located (Belgium).

 

6. Contact

If you have any questions or comments regarding the use of cookies after reading this Cookie Statement, please contact the contact person at the address Wilrijkstraat 10.2650 Edegem or you can contact BASS via email at info@belsleep.org

Please send requests for additional general information concerning cookies and the protection of personal data to the Belgian Data Protection Authority to the address, 25 Drukpersstraat, B-1000 Brussels telephone number: +32 (0)2 274 48 00 or via email at contact@apd-gba.be (www.dataprotectionauthority.be).