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Cookie Statement

Last updated: 20-06-2022

1. Introduction

When you visit www.crypto.nl, use any related website Crypto.nl might use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your general usage of our website. Since Crypto.nl respects your privacy and makes it a high priority to handle your (personal) data with care, this “Cookie Statement” explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

This Cookie Statement is part of, and utilizes certain terms that are defined in the User Agreement.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that websites place on your device as you are browsing. They are processed and stored by your web browser. In and of themselves, cookies are harmless and are widely used for the proper functioning of the website, to make the website more efficiently, as well as to provide information to website owners. Cookies can also generally be easily viewed and deleted.

2.1 Duration

The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a persistent or session cookie as both explained below:

  1. Session cookies: These cookies are temporary and expire once you close your browser (or once your session ends).
  2. Persistent cookies: This category encompasses all cookies that remain on your hard drive until you erase them or your browser does, depending on the cookie’s specific retention period (mentioned under section 3).

2.2 Source of the cookies

Cookies could be placed by several parties as explained below:

  1. First-party cookies: Are put on your device directly by the website you are visiting.
  2. Third-party cookies: Are the cookies that are placed on your device, not by the website you are visiting, but by a third party like an advertiser or an analytic system.

Please note that, although we use (some of) the information collected by third-part cookies, we do not control the types of information collected and stored by third-party cookies themselves. If you want more information on this, please check the third-party's website for more information on how they use cookies.

3. What types of cookies do we currently use and why?

Set out below is a list of the cookies we currently use per category, the provider of these cookies, the purposes for which we use them, the lifespan of each cookie and the legal ground for the processing of personal data via these cookies.

3.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies (Essential Cookies)

These cookies are essential because they enable you to move around and use certain features on our Website. For example, strictly necessary cookies allow you to access secure areas. Without these cookies, some Services cannot be provided. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver you our Service, these cookies do not require your prior consent.

We process the following strictly necessary cookies:

3.2 Functional Cookies

These cookies allow us to remember the choices you make to tailor our Services to those. For example, a functionality cookie can remember your preferences such as your language preferences. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver you our Service, these cookies do not require your prior consent.

We process the following functional cookies:

Google Tagmanager

3.3 Analytics/Statistics Cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use a website. For example, a performance/analytics cookie will collect information about which pages you go to most often, how much time you spend on that page, or if you get error messages from certain pages. These cookies do not gather information that directly identifies you. The information these cookies collect is only used to obtain information about the quality or effectiveness of our Website or Service and have no or minor consequences for your private life. As such, these cookies do not require your prior consent.

We process the following analytics/statistics cookies:

NameSourcePurposeExpirationLegal ground_ga
1P_JAR
APISID
HSID
SAPISID
SID
SSIDGoogle AnalyticsThis cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.

Google Analytics

Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics is used by Crypto for analytical purposes, for which normally your prior consent may be required.

4. Change your cookie settings

You can accept or decline cookies via our cookie banner, or (automatically) accept or delete them through your browser settings. You can exercise your preferences in relation to cookies by taking the steps as described in the links as outlined below.

5. Updating the Cookie Policy

If Crypto.nl changes the cookies used on the website, Crypto.nl will amend this Cookie Statement accordingly. Any update of the Cookie Statement will apply after announcing the update on the website or any other official communication channel.

6. Contact and questions about this Cookie Policy?

If you want to know more about Crypto.nl Cookie Policy or have any questions or recommendations, please send an email to support@crypto.nl