Cookie Policy

The Witteveen+Bos website uses different types of cookies. Witteveen+Bos considers it important that you have control over your online privacy. For this reason Witteveen+Bos is clear about which cookies are used and for what reason they are used.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website places on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you visit the website. These cookies store information about your visit to the website. Cookies, for example, allow a website to recognize you when you next visit the site.

2. Which cookies do we use?

2.1 Functional cookies
Functional cookies are always placed. These cookies are necessary for the website to work properly.

2.2 Non-functional cookies
In addition to functional cookies, Witteveen+Bos also places standard analytical cookies. Standard analytical cookies are non-functional cookies, because they are not necessary for the website to work properly. Witteveen+Bos also uses non-functional cookies to display social media buttons.

3. Analytical cookies

Witteveen+Bos can use analytical cookies to measure website visits. This way Witteveen+Bos can see how often the website is visited and at what time. The statistics that Witteveen+Bos collects cannot be traced back to persons. These data are used anonymously. With Google Analytics and Lumesse, Witteveen+Bos can use the data better. The analytical data is always placed when visiting the website.

The following data, among other things, is collected by means of analytical cookies:

  • the number of visitors to the web pages
  • the time the visitor is present on the website
  • the searches.


More information about what Google does with the collected data can be read in the privacy statement of Google.

4. Social media cookies

On the website of Witteveen+Bos videos and other content are shown, which you can promote via a button and share via social media. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Google place cookies for this purpose. They also collect data about the page you share.

For more information about the data that social media companies collect, please see Facebook's privacy statement, Twitter's privacy statement, Instagram's privacy statement and YouTube/Google's privacy statement. These are updated regularly.

5. Google Maps

The website of Witteveen+Bos uses Google Maps. This allows a geographical map to be displayed on websites. It can also be used to create route descriptions. When using Google Maps, various cookies are placed, for example to remember the zoom level. The information Google collects is anonymised as much as possible. Your IP address is not given. 

6. Blocking and deleting cookies

You can also block your cookies via your browser. If you block all cookies, websites may not work as well. Therefore, it is better to selectively disable only the unwanted cookies via your browser settings. This way you can also block cookies from other websites.