Cookie policy

1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

1.A Functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid.

You may find surveys on our website. When answering these surveys, our supplier Survicate will use Local Storage to store the follow (functional) information:

  • Visitor ID
  • Visitor attributes passed using traits or survey URL
  • Survey status (displayed and answered surveys)
  • Tags

Survey responses given by specific respondent queued to be sent to Survicate (deleted after the answer is sent). We may place these cookies without your consent.

1.B Statistics cookies

We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics cookies we get insights in the usage of our website.

1.C Marketing/Tracking cookies

We might use marketing cookies on this website, enabling us to gain insights into the campaign results. This occurs using a profile we create based on your behavior when visiting With these cookies, you, as a website visitor, are linked to a unique ID.

2. Placed cookies

  • _ga
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
    • Duration: 2 years
  • _gid
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
    • Duration: 1 day
  • _gat_gtag
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Set by Google to distinguish visitors.
    • Duration: 1 minute
  • _hp2_id.APP_ID
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: User cookie set by Heap (stores user_id, identity, other IDs)
    • Duration: 13 months
  • _hp2_ses_props.APP_ID
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Session properties cookie set by Heap (stores timestamp and cookie domain/path).
    • Duration: 30 minutes
  • _hp2_props.APP_ID
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Event properties cookie set by Heap (stores properties set by the addEventProperties API).
    • Duration: 13 months
  • _hp2_hld.
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Used by Heap to determine which domain a cookie can be set on (since public suffix domains block setting cookies on the top level).
    • Duration: Should not persist
  • _hjSessionUser_{site_id}
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Set by Hotjar to ensure data from subsequent visits to the same site are attributed to the same user ID.
    • Duration: 12 months
  • _hjFirstSeen
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Set by Hotjar and identifies a new user’s first session.
    • Duration: 30 minutes
  • _hjHasCachedUserAttributes
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Enables Hotjar to know whether the data set in _hjUserAttributes Local Storage item is up to date or not.
    • Duration: Session duration
  • _hjUserAttributesHash
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Enables Hotjar to know when any User Attribute has changed and needs to be updated.
    • Duration: 2 minutes
  • _hjUserAttributes
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Stores User Attributes sent through the Hotjar Identify API.
    • Duration: No explicit expiration
  • hjViewportId
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Hotjar stores user viewport details such as size and dimensions.
    • Duration: Session duration.
  • hjActiveViewportIds
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Hotjar stores user active viewports IDs.
    • Duration: 1 minute
  • _hjRecordingEnabled
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Set by Hotjar. Read when the Recording module is initialized to see if the user is already in a recording in a particular session.
    • Duration: Session duration
  • _hjRecordingLastActivity
    • Cookie type: Analytics
    • Description: Set by Hotjar. Updated when a user recording starts and when data is sent to the server (the user performs an action that Hotjar records).
    • Duration: Session duration
  • wordpress_google_apps_login
    • Cookie type: Functional
    • Description: This is a functional cookie used for WordPress.This cookie allows the users to login to the site with their Google account.
    • Duration: Session duration

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences” you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. If you choose “Only functional cookies” we only process cookies needed for log-in. We choose to ask explicit consent for the use of statistics cookies.

If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted. You can change your preferences on this page via Manage Cookie Consent button.

To find information about your other rights and more information about how we process your personal data, please read our privacy statement.

4. Deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to delete cookies automatically or manually. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change your internet browser settings so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work correctly if all cookies are disabled. If you delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you revisit our websites.

5. Contact details

For questions and comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

Foundation FSSC
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +31 (0)183 – 64 50 28