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Cookie Statement

Houthoff Coöperatief U.A. (hereinafter referred to as "Houthoff" or "us" or "we") uses cookies and similar technologies, both our own and those of other parties. We use cookies to improve our website's functionality, to analyse how visitors use our website, to personalise content and advertising, and to assess and improve our campaigns.

This statement sets out which cookies we use and how you can manage your cookie settings. This cookie statement is part of Houthoff's Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy provides more information on the processing of your personal data, as well as other information.

What are cookies?

Cookies are simple text files that your browser stores on your device. They enable us to collect information on how you use our website, for example which pages of the website you visit, how long you stay on our website and which preferences you have set.

We use the following types of cookie on our website:
  • Functional cookies: these are cookies that are necessary for optimum performance of our website, allowing you to use our website's features. They do not collect any personal information. If you decide to disallow or disable these strictly necessary cookies, certain features of the website may not function properly.
  • Analytical cookies: these cookies tell us how our website is used. We can use this information to enhance our website. We use Google Analytics to collect and analyse data on how our website is used. We do not allow Google to use the collected information for other Google services. The information collected by Google is anonymised as much as possible. Your IP address is not provided to Google.
  • Marketing/tracking cookies: subject to your consent, we use marketing cookies for the following purposes:
    • To identify users who have signed up for marketing emails, for the purpose of managing their preferences.
    • To collect information on our website visitors' activities so we can offer them a more efficient user experience and personalised content.
    • For targeted adverts on and third-party websites.
  • Social media cookies: if you visit our social media pages on LinkedIn, Facebook, X, Instagram or YouTube via a plug-in on our website, these parties can also place cookies as independent administrators. Please note that we have no control over these cookies, the data stored by these cookies or the purposes for which the social media providers use the cookies. We advise that you read the relevant privacy and cookie statements of these social media websites for this information.

Web beacons

Aside from cookies, Houthoff uses web beacons. A web beacon is a single-pixel HTML-embedded electronic image added to a website, an application or an email. It provides information about your device, for example whether you have opened a particular email or clicked a particular link in an email.


Cookies allow us to collect data about you, including the following:
  • Name
  • Login details
  • Screen display options
  • IP address
  • Cookie ID
  • Website and click behaviour
  • Referrer URL
  • Device

Which cookies do we use?

Our cookie settings page lists the specific cookies that we use.

Cookie management

Withdrawing your consent

You can withdraw the consent you have given at any time. You can do this through this page.

Enabling and disabling cookies

Please read your browser's user instructions for more information on how to enable and disable cookies.

Deleting cookies

Most cookies have a limited shelf life. They are automatically deleted at the end of this. You can also delete the cookies manually, before their end date. Check your browser's user instructions for details on how to do this. Please note that disallowing or deleting cookies can also impair our website's performance.

Amendments to the cookie statement

We reserve the right to update or amend this cookie statement at any time by modifying this page. This cookie statement was most recently amended on 3 November 2023. We advise that you check this page regularly to stay up to date on any changes. If we make any substantial changes to this cookie statement, we will inform you accordingly via our website or by any other appropriate means.


You are entitled to access to and rectification and erasure of your personal data and to restriction of Houthoff's processing of this data. In addition, you will be entitled in some cases to receive your data in a structured format.

For more information on this cookie statement, please contact our Privacy Team.  

Finally, you are also entitled to lodge a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority.