Which cookies do we use for which purposes?

Below you will find text and explanations. Per type of cookie we have explained for which purpose these cookies are used.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies are cookies that ensure that our website functions properly.

These functional cookies:

  • read browser settings to show our website optimally on your screen.
  • detect abuse of our website and services, for example by registering a number of consecutive unsuccessful log-in attempts.
  • ensure an even load on the website, so that the site remains easily accessible.
  • store credentials, so you do not have to enter them every time.

Session cookies

Session cookies are used to know what you view on our site and for how long. Analyzing this type of data makes it clear to us which parts are popular or not.

Based on this information we can refine and improve our services. The data collected by the session cookies are not traceable to persons. In other words, they are pseudonymised or anonymised.

Session cookies are used for:

  • tracking the number of visitors on our web pages
  • keeping track of the amount of time each visitor spends on our web pages
  • keeping track of the order in which a visitor visits pages
  • assessing which parts of our site need adjustment
  • otherwise optimizing the website.

 Social media cookies

You can share on virtually all items that you view on our website by means of buttons through social media. The functioning of these buttons uses social media cookies from the social media parties, so that they recognize you when you want to share a message.

For the cookies that the social media parties place and the possible data they collect, we refer to the privacy statements of these parties; see the links below.

Note that these statements may change.PatrickDankers.nl has no influence on that.



Google (Plus)


Analytics cookies

PatrickDankers.nl works with statistics tools and uses analytical cookies so that we can measure where our visitors come from, which operating system they use, how many people read certain articles etc.

This information is of great importance to us; on the basis of this measurement data we can optimize the site and make it more user-friendly.PatrickDankers.nl uses cookies from the following tools for analytics, measurement and optimization: Google Analytics.

The measured data are processed anonymously (without your IP address) and are never provided to third parties, unless required by law. We always adhere to the guidelines of the Dutch Data Protection Authority. For this category of cookies no permission has to be requested since a previous amendment of the law.

For the cookies that the Analytics parties place and the possible data they collect, we refer to the privacy statements of these parties; see the links below.

Note that these statements may change.PatrickDankers.nl has no influence on that.

Google (Analytics)

Cookies and your browser

How you want to deal with cookies, you can indicate in the browser you use. For each browser you use, you will have to enter these settings separately. There is not one cookie setting for all browsers to use.

Click on 1 of the links below to go directly to the cookie manual in the relevant browser.


Google Chrome


Internet Explorer





You can adjust your browser settings so that you get a warning before cookies are placed. You can also set the settings that your browser refuses all cookies or only the cookies of third parties.

You can also delete your cookies that have already been placed.

However, be aware of the fact that websites, includingPatrickDankers.nl, may no longer work optimally if the use of cookies is not allowed. In addition, refusing cookies does not mean that you will no longer see advertisements. The ads are then no longer tailored to your interests and are repeated more often.


PatrickDankers.nl does everything possible to protect your privacy. We therefore only store data that is necessary for our services to ensure that they function as optimally as possible and that allow you to communicate with you if desired.

PatrickDankers.nl will use the stored data to analyze, adapt and improve its services.

The infrastructure ofPatrickDankers.nl is protected to prevent unauthorized access to the data of the users.

In closing

PatrickDankers.nl will sometimes change this page, for example because our website has been modified or the legislation concerning cookies and privacy has changed. You can, however, consult this web page at any time for the latest version of our cookie and privacy statement.