Cookie Policy

1. why this cookie policy?

1.1. Our website uses cookies. We (Objekt Architecten BV, with company number BE 0553.891.279 and registered office at Dendermondse Steenweg 10 9300 Aalst – hereinafter “Objekt Architecten”) are responsible for the use of these cookies, and the processing of your data via or in connection with cookies.

You can contact us by e-mail at or by telephone at +32 53 37 05 24.

1.2. This cookie policy informs you about the use and purpose of the cookies on our website. This policy is made available to you electronically and can be consulted at all times under the heading ‘Cookie Policy’ on our website. We reserve the right to change this cookie policy at any time. Changes will be announced on the website.

2. what are cookies and what are they for?

2.1. Cookies are small data files that are stored by the browser on the hard drive of your computer or device when you visit and/or consult a website or use a (mobile) application that stores certain user information. Cookie files contain unique codes which, for example, allow your browser to recognise you when you visit the website and thus improve your user experience. Cookies facilitate the interaction between the visitor and a website and are used to improve the user experience and for the collection of statistics among the visitors of a website. Cookies also allow your personal settings and preferences to be saved or for images and sound to be played. Certain cookies may be placed by a third party, e.g. Google Analytics, to measure the use of a website.

2.2. Cookies can help us, among other things, to improve your experience of our website and to ensure that it performs as well as you expect. For example, we may improve your experience of using a website by tracking your use of our website so that it can be improved to meet your needs. We can also make sure that the ads you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

3. enabling and disabling cookies – manage

3.1. You can change your preferences at any time via your browser by following the instructions, depending on your browser: cookie preferences browser.

3.2. The use of cookies can be disabled. Your browser allows you to delete cookies automatically or manually and to indicate whether certain cookies may be placed or not. You can also set your browser so that you receive a message when a cookie is placed.

If you disable cookies, however, it is possible that the website will no longer function correctly or that certain (graphic) elements or applications on the website will function less well or not at all.

4. consent

4.1. Your permission is required for the installation and consultation of cookies on your end equipment via the website, unless it concerns the technical storage of information or the provision of a service explicitly requested by you when the installation of a cookie is strictly necessary for that.

Therefore, your permission is not required for functional or essential cookies.

Your permission is, however, required for non-functional or non-essential cookies. Your permission must then

– Obtained before the cookies are placed. If your permission is not given, no cookies can be placed;

– informed, which is why we inform you about the various cookies via this policy;

– be explicit and active. Your consent is therefore obtained by checking the boxes in the cookie banner on our website;

– specific and thus obtained per cookie or per category of cookie.

4.2. Functional or essential cookies are necessary for the optimal functioning of our website, to display certain graphic elements, etc. These cookies are technically necessary for the proper functioning and security of the website. These cookies are therefore placed without your permission, as they are part of the legitimate interest of Objekt Architecten.

Non-functional or non-essential cookies, on the other hand, are placed for statistical, social and/or commercial purposes, and are independent of the technical operation or support of our website. These are, for example, the following cookies:

a. Analytical cookies: these cookies are used to compile statistics on the number of visitors to the website, the most popular web pages, etc. (e.g. Google Analytics – see below). (e.g. Google Analytics – see below). These cookies show how the website is used. This way Objekt Architecten knows how many times a particular page is read, how much time someone spends on our website etc. Statistical analyses are made of the information we receive in this way. These statistical results enable us to improve the structure, navigation and content of our website and associated services. We also use this data to report in a general way on our services or in the context of studies we participate in. No personal data is passed on in this process. The consent of each visitor is required for the installation of these cookies.

b. Marketing cookies: These cookies are used to personalise the online advertising offer.

c. Social media cookies: these cookies make it possible to include buttons from social networking sites. The buttons work via a code originating from these sites. A handy tool to promote web pages such as ‘liking’ and ‘pinning’.

4.3. If you have given permission via our website to use non-functional cookies, you can change this setting at any time and withdraw your permission. The cookies already installed will then be removed. You can do this via Configure cookies (see above).

You can withdraw your consent for our cookies at any time, even if you have previously given your consent. However, please remember that if you do not consent to some of our cookies, the user experience may be affected.

5. cookies by third parties

5.1. Our website uses its own cookies (first party cookies) which are placed directly by our website, as well as cookies from third parties whose services are (or may be) used on the website (third party cookies) and which are placed by a domain that is different from the domain of our website. This is also indicated in the two column of the table under article 6.2 below.

5.2. First party cookies do not require the transfer of personal data to third parties, but may make use of a third party processor, e.g. for the compilation of statistics. Your consent is also required for the installation of first party analytical cookies, for example.

5.3. Third party cookies allow personal data to be transmitted to third parties either directly (e.g. by an active component linked to a banner or a spy pixel) or indirectly by placing cookies that are accessible by websites other than those of the advertiser.

We use e.g. Google Analytics to collect information on how you use the website. Google Analytics to collect information about how you use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. Google Analytics stores information about, among other things:

  • the pages you visit
  • the time you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • which you click on while visiting the site.

These securely stored cookies do not collect any information that identifies a visitor. All information collected by these cookies is completely anonymous. We only use such information to improve our website. If you do not want Google Analytics to track all websites, please visit:

6. the cookies on our website

6.1. The table below gives an overview of which cookies we use on our website, why we use them and where they come from. We also indicate whether a cookie is a ‘permanent’ or ‘session’ cookie. The difference is that:

  • Permanent cookies remain on your device between browser sessions. They are activated each time you visit the website that created that specific cookie. For example, if a ‘persistent cookie’ is used on a website to remember your preferred language, you will not have to choose this language each time you visit that website.
  • Session cookies allow us to link a user’s actions during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and ends when you close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. After you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

6.2. The following cookies (may) be used on our website:

Functional cookies

Functional cookies ensure that all parts of the website function optimally. These are cookies that are necessary for the proper functioning and security of the website. These cookies can be placed without consent

Cookie consent

cc-cookie-marketing7 dagenUsed to store cookie consent preferences.
cc-cookie-anaylitics7 dagenUsed to store cookie consent preferences.
cc-cookie-functional7 dagenUsed to store cookie consent preferences.
cc-hide7 dagenUsed to store cookie consent preferences.
CookieConsent1 yearUsed to store cookie consent preferences.
viewed_cookie_policy1 yearUsed to store whether a message has been displayed.

WordPress User Cookies

wordpress_{hash}WordPress uses the login wordpress_{hash} cookie to store authentication details. Its use is restricted to the administrator screen area, /wp-admin/.
wordpress_logged_in_{hash}SessionRemember user session. WordPress sets the after login wordpress_logged_in_{hash} cookie, which indicates when you logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wordpress_test_cookieSessionTest whether the cookie can be set. WordPress also sets wordpress_test_cookie cookie to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide the right user experience to the users. This cookie is used on the front-end even if you are not logged in.
wp-settings-{user_id}1 yearCustomisation cookie. Used to save the wp-admin configuration of a user. The ID is the ID of the user. This is used to customise the display of the admin interface, and possibly the main site interface.
wp-settings-time-{user}1 yearTime when wp-settings-{user} was set.
wp-saving-post1 dayAuto-saving cookie: wp-saving-post is a WordPress cookie that is created when a post is automatically saved in the editor. Used to keep track of whether a saved post exists for a post currently being edited. If it exists, allows the user to restore the data.
wp-postpass_{hash}365 daysUsed to maintain the session when a message is password protected.


Google Analytics

_ga2 yearsUsed to distinguish users.
_gid24 hoursUsed to distinguish users.
_gat1 minuteUsed to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.
AMP_TOKEN30 seconds to 1 yearContains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
_gac_90 daysContains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.



Facebook Pixel (fbq)180 daysThis Cookie is used by Facebook in connection with the us of the Facebook Pixel in order to connect your visit to the Facebook servers.
Facebook Conversion Pixel (fbq)28 daysThis Cookie helps Semrush to show advertisements, to measure the performance of advertising campaigns, to serve and measure advertisements across different browsers and devices used by the same person.

Questions? Feel free to contact us by e-mail: or by phone: +32 53 37 05 24.