Cookies

What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a small text file that is sent from the server of Freshmen and is stored on your computer’s hard drive. This way we can remember your preferences when visiting our Website. The information stored through these cookies can only be read by Freshmen and only for the duration of your visit to the Website.

Why do we use cookies?
Our website primarily uses Cookies and similar technologies to enhance the surfing experience on our Website. All data Freshmen retrieves from their cookies is only used to distinguish your preferences from those of the other users of our Website. This allows us to offer you a better experience when you visit our Website and to optimize our Website in the meantime. As a result of recent amendments of the law, all websites focusing on certain parts of the European Union are obligated to ask for your permission in order to use or save cookies and similar technologies on your computer or mobile devices.

This policy clearly and completely informs you about the cookies we use and their purpose. Once a new cookie policy will be implemented, your consent regarding the use of the cookies will be requested again.

Kind of cookies
Cookies can be subdivided based on their offspring, function and durability.

Our Website only uses the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: As the name suggests these cookies are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the Website or to provide certain features that you have requested.
  • Functionality cookies: These cookies enhance the functionality of the Website by storing the Visitor’s preferences.
  • Tracking cookies: These cookies will outlast user sessions. If a persistent cookie has its max-age set to 1 year, then, within that year, the initial value set in that cookie will be sent back to the server every time you visit the server. This is used to record a vital piece of information such as how a Visitor initially came to this Website. For this reason, they are also called tracking cookies. For example, once you have selected your preferred language, our Website will record this preference in a persistent cookie set on your browser. When you revisit the Website, it will use that persistent cookie to ensure that the content is delivered in your preferred language.
  • Performance cookies: These cookies help to improve the performance of the Website, providing a better user experience. Freshmen uses Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help Freshmen to analyse how visitors use the Website. It registers the number of visitors and tells things about their behaviour overall – such as the typical length of a visit on the Website or the average number of pages a Visitor views.
  • Third party cookies: For cookies set by third parties (Google Analytics) we kindly refer you to the statements set forth by these parties on their respective websites. Beware, we do not have any influence on the content of these statements nor on the content of the cookies of these third parties: Google analytics.

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