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1. Which parties are involved?
In this Cookie Policy the following terms are understood as follows:

‘Groffils Attorneys’: Groffils Attorneys located in Raborstraat 118, 9000 Gent

‘User/ Visitor’, ‘you’: every natural person (B2C) or legal person (B2B) in a contractual relationship of any nature, now or in the future, with Groffils Attorneys via its online platform;

‘Wet’: art. 129 Wet betreffende de elektronische communicatie, zoals gewijzigd door W 2012-07-10/04, art. 90, 017; (inwerkingtreding : 04-08-2012) (URL).

2. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a browser or on the user’s computer. This is used to remember pieces of information such as your log in, passwords, preferences when using a website.
We can distinguish for the current website two types of cookies:

  • functional cookies: to improve the use of the website for you as a visitor
  • non-functional cookies: to collect statistics of our visitors, in order to improve our website in the future.

Concerning the cookies used on this website, unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will place cookies as soon as you visit our website.

3. Information about our use of Cookies
Cookies are used on this website to track and follow up on your usage preference. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience when you visit our website and also allows us to optimise our website.
Cookies are not used to collect systematic data by means of which visitors of our website could be identified. They only help us to improve the operation of our website, to understand the interests of our users, and to measure the effectiveness of the content of our website.
Following legislative changes, we are required to request your consent for the use or storage of cookies on your computer or mobile devices.
Please read our Privacy Policy for information about the privacy rules applicable on our website. Please contact us via if you require any further information about this Cookie Policy.

4.Which cookies are used?
Please find below the overview of used cookies on the website:

Google Analytics: Google’s Privacy Policy
Expires after 2 year.

Google Analytics: Google’s Privacy Policy
Expires 1 hour..

Google Analytics: Google’s Privacy Policy
Expires 1 hour..

A cookie placed for the functionality of the cookie policy itself.
Expires 1 hour..

A cookie placed to offer the end user a good site experience.
Expires after closing of the browser

5. How can I manage my cookies?
Make sure cookies are enabled in your browser. To enable cookies you must perform the following actions:

In the browser – Microsoft Internet Explorer
In Internet Explorer, click on 'Internet Options' in the 'Tools' menu.
On the 'Privacy' tab, move the settings slider to 'low' or 'accept all cookies' (setting above 'medium' disables cookies).
Click on 'OK'.

In the browser – Mozilla Firefox
Click on 'Firefox' in the top left corner of your browser and then click on 'Options'.
Under the 'Privacy' tab, make sure that the 'Tell websites I don't want to be tracked' is not checked.
Click on 'OK'.

In the browser – Google Chrome
Click 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and choose 'Options'.
Click on the 'Under the Hood' tab, find the 'Privacy' section and select the 'Content settings' button.
Now select 'Allow local data to be set'.

In the browser – Safari
Click on the 'Cog' icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preference' option.
Click on 'Security', then uncheck the option that says: 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'.
Click 'Save'.

If you have any questions about this cookie statement, please contact us via our contact form.