This site follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for security monitoring, analyzing trends, and administering the site.
Cookies and web beacons
Like any other website, Stad Gent uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.
What types of cookies we use and how we use them
We only use a very limited set of cookies for site, mostly for strictly necessary cookies and just one for analytical puposes:
- Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary to provide you with services available through our newsroom site. Think about allowing you to log-in to password-protected sections or saving your language preference whilst browsing our site. You can identify these cookies with this name: prdotco-newsroom
- Analytics cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our newsroom site is being used or to measure if people are finding their way to our campaigns properly, or to help us customise our newsroom site for you. We use Google Analytics for this (in IP Anonymization mode of course), and you can identify these cookies with these names: _ga and _gid.
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity. Stad Gent does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Your control of cookies
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie preferences by indicating your preference on the cookie pop-up that appears when you enter our site.
Notwithstanding the aforesaid, you cannot restrict or reject cookies that are strictly necessary to deliver the site to you.