The use of Verdo's website is completely anonymous. No data that can be used for personal identification is registered, unless a user signs up for newsletters or the like. No data is shared or sold to third parties.
A cookie is a small text file that is typically saved in the Internet browser allowing Verdo to recognise a computer, tablet or mobile phone. The file is not harmful and cannot contain viruses or other potentially harmful programmes.
Cookies are used to register information anonymously in order to make the website more user-friendly, effective and targeted.
Session cookies are needed to maintain a connection between a computer and a website.
Persistent cookies are stored on a computer to remember a selection the user has made.
For example, the cookie will remember if the user has clicked on a banner/advertisement. In this situation, Verdo stores a cookie indicating that the user has clicked on the banner.
Third-party cookies are those used by a third party website or programme.
Example: Social add-on programmes from Facebook that allow the user to "like" Verdo's website.
Cookies for tracking web statistics
Other cookies are used to see which pages the users visit and when, as well as which websites they visit. This data is used to improve the websites and understand how the users as a combined group navigate through Verdo's websites. The information is of a general statistical nature and cannot be traced to individual users.
Blocking or deleting cookies
In most new browsers, cookies can be blocked under "advanced cookie settings" under "Internet settings". Here, the user can also add www.verdo.com to the list of websites from which to block cookies. Here it is also possible to delete individual cookies or all the cookies the browser has saved.
On the website http://www.aboutcookies.org/, there is a more detailed explanation of how to delete cookies depending on which browser you use.