Cookies

Introduction

Cookies picto  Our policy applies to all pages of the websites of the Belgian Police.

Please note: when a link takes you to another website, another portal site, an online application or a social network, you must check the terms and conditions for the processing of personal data used by those responsible for those services.

Policy scope

Our policy applies to all pages of the websites of the Belgian Police. In your browser, these pages start with:

Legal Framework

What is a cookie and why are they useful?

Like almost any other website, our website uses cookies. While you are visiting our website, “cookies” can be stored on your hard drive.

A “cookie” is a small text file that comes from the server and that is sent to your computer or mobile device. Cookies shall in no way be used to identify the person navigating the website. Their purpose is to identify the device (IP address). 

Our cookies allow us:

  • to save your settings during and between visits
  • to improve the speed and safety of the website
  • to continuously improve our website (for example, for statistical and qualitative purposes

We do not use cookies ...

  • to collect personally identifiable information (without your explicit consent)
  • to collect sensitive information (without your explicit consent)
  • to transfer data to ad network providers
  • to transfer personal data to third parties
  • for commercial purposes

How can I manage or delete cookies?

If you wish to delete or manage cookies, you can adjust the settings of your browser. More information is available through the links below:

External links

Please note: when a link takes you to another website, another portal site, an online application or a social network, you must check the terms and conditions for the processing of personal data used by those responsible for those services.

The Belgian Police website mentions external links to document certain information. The activation of these links is the responsibility of the user. However, we advise to consult the privacy statement as well as the cookie policy of the site concerned.

Your consent to the use of cookies

Our website uses Drupal to keep the Internet content up to date. This software uses essential and functional cookies. These are cookies that are necessary for the proper functioning of our website. These cookies cannot be refused if you want to visit our website.
In order to optimise your user experience, the website also uses optional cookies for which we ask your permission.