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A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. You can find out more information about cookies at

Below you will find a short explanation of:

  • the types of cookies the Fox-IT website uses,
  • what their purpose is
  • if they process personal data
  • general indications of the retention of your data

The Fox-IT Cookie banner

When you visit our web site you will find at the lowest part of your screen a bar providing you with information about the settings of cookies. Before entering the landing page this bar is visible and invites you to make a choice about what cookies you would like to accept on your browser or hard drive of your computer.

You have the possibility to accept all cookies that our website uses or to have a closer look at the type of cookies that are used and to set your personal preferences and save these in your dashboard. This way you decide what (personal) data you want us (and or other parties) to collect and process. The choice you make may have impact on the way we are able to provide you our website services and on the way you effectively navigate through our website. It is therefore important to understand what these cookies do before you make your choices.

In the cookie banner you can find all the information needed to help you. If you click on ‘cookie settings’ you will find an overview of the types of cookies that will be set and you are invited to either accept these cookies or decide not to activate them. We are working on lists of all the cookies that are set per type of cookie. Under ‘details’ you will find a detailed overview of all the names of the individual cookies that are categorized for this type of cookies. In the list you will learn what they do, what data they collect for what reasons and for how long they retain your personal data.

In general we divide the cookies in 4 types of cookies:

  • Necessary cookies
  • Functional cookies
  • Performance cookies
  • Advertisement cookies

Necessary cookies

These cookies are required to operate our website and cannot be turned off. This means these cookies are set as default. They include for example cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, enable you to set your privacy settings for cookies, make it possible to contact us through the website or to fill out forms. The cookies enable to collect data necessary for the operation of our website during your visit. They will expire after you left our website. They do not lead to storage of personal identifiable information.

Functional cookies

These cookies improve the functionality to the website for you. They make your visit effective and efficient. The information stored by setting these cookies is only related to the preferences you made regarding the visit of our website. Some of these cookies will be stored for a limited time. They do not lead to processing of personal data by us. They are set by Fox-IT or our service provider(s).

Performance cookies

By setting performance cookies Fox-IT is able to collect information about how you, as a visitor use our website. We learn how you navigate through our website and what is of interest to you. Which sites are popular, which pages you visit generate under what conditions error messages?  Information that is collected by setting these cookies is used for analytics and improvement of the effectiveness of website or to measure the effectiveness of campaigns launched by our website. These cookies may be set by Fox-IT or service providers. Some of these cookies help collect information during the visit, others store data for a limited time.

Advertisement cookies

These cookies may set by advertising partners. They help to learn about your interests by uniquely identifying your browser and/or device and follow it across different websites after you visited our website. These cookies help to collect data related to your website visits (also related to our website) like the number of visits, average time spend on the website and what pages you have been downloading with the purpose of displaying to you targeted ads that are relevant for you. They process personal information to offer services related to your interests. These cookies are set for some time.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website including details of the website where the visitor has come from and the total number of times a visitor has been to our website. Read more about how Google uses your data here.

Changes in this cookie statement

This cookie statement may be adjusted in the future due to changes in our website, changes in rules or regulations regarding cookies. Also individual cookies that are used by our website might change over time without prior notice. We recommend you to regularly consult the cookie banner dashboard and the cookie statement to remain updated.

Browser settings

You have the possibility to deactivate cookies like third party cookies in your browser. Please be aware that if you de-active cookies this might have impact to the functionality of the website, the effectiveness of the way you navigate on the website and the way advertisements are tailored to your interests and might occur repeatedly.

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