What are cookies?
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Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website easier and faster, and help the user to navigate between the various components of a website. Cookies can also be used to make the contents of a website or the ads displayed on a website more relevant for the visitor, and to adapt these to the visitor’s personal tastes and needs.
No personal data
A cookie consists of a (unique) number or value. It does not contain any personal data.
What cookies does Wolters Kluwer use?
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Wolters Kluwer uses the following cookies:
- Required cookies These cookies are essential for visiting our websites and using certain components of these websites. For example, these cookies allow you to navigate between the various components of the website or fill in a form. If you refuse these cookies, certain components of the website will either not work or not work properly.
- Functional cookies Functional cookies are the cookies that make the operation of our websites easier and more userfriendly, and ensure that you enjoy a more tailored browsing experience. For example, these cookies are the ones that save your preferences in a certain location.
- Performance cookies This website makes use of Google Analytics. Cookies are used to gather information about how visitors use our websites with the purpose of improving the content of our websites, fine-tuning them further to visitors’ wishes and increasing the user-friendliness of our websites. For example, there is a cookie that helps us count the number of unique visitors and a cookie that records which pages are the most popular.
- Third-party cookies The website also contains elements from other, third parties, such as video services, social media buttons or ads.
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