What are cookies?
Cookies are small data items that we save in your browser or on the hard drive of your computer. That way we can remember your preferences when using our website.
The Brussels Airport Company uses so-called functional cookies, which improve the use of the website for you as a visitor and non-functional cookies are used to collect statistics of our visitors, in order to improve our website in the future.
Usage of cookies
How to disable cookies?
The links below provide more information about disabling cookies per browser:
• Internet Explorer: http://Windows.Microsoft.com/nl-nl/Windows7/Block-Enable-or-Allow-cookies ;
• Google Chrome: http://support.Google.com/Chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=nl&answer=95647 ;
Types of cookies
Temporary cookies are temporarily stored in your browser or application. As soon as you close your browser or the application, such cookies will be deleted.
Permanent cookies remain on your computer or mobile device, even if you close the browser or the application, and make it possible to recognize you during subsequent visits to the website or application. Permanent cookies remain on your device until their end date is reached, until a new cookie is installed or until you delete them in the settings of your browser, application or mobile device.
Owner of the cookie(s)
First-party cookies are cookies that are managed by Brussels Airport Company and are specific for the visited or used online service/website.
Necessary or essential cookies are cookies that are necessary for the operation of the website. It is therefore advised not to disable these cookies.
These are cookies that ensure the website functions properly. Examples for which these cookies can be used:
• Remembering your login details;
• Ensuring the security of your login details;
• Ensuring the uniformity of the layout of the website.
Performance & analytical cookies
On the basis of these cookies, information is collected about the way visitors use our website. This is done with the intention to improve the content of our websites, to further adapt it to the wishes of the visitors and to increase the usability of our website. For example, the usage of Google Analytics.
Social media cookies
Our website can implement so-called embedded elements of other third parties, such as YouTube, Twitter and Google Analytics. These are used to integrate social media into the website through plug-ins.
These are cookies that do not belong to one of the above categories of cookies. An example of other cookies are cookies that can be used to perform a web analysis for the optimization of the website.