Cookie policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that can be placed in the browser of your device when you visit a website. On your next visit, the website will be able to read the cookies that have been placed. The information contained in these cookies is necessary or at least useful for your visit to or use of the website.

Who are we?

The cookie information in this document was created by FIRM/IFDH (Federal Institute for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights).

Do you have a question or complaint?

Do you have a question about our cookies? Please contact FIRM/IFDH. You can find the contact data on the Contact page of the FIRM-IFDH website.
Would you like to file a complaint regarding our cookies? You can do so by filling out the complaint form on the Data Protection Authority (DPA) website, more specifically the Lodge a complaint page of the DPA website. Complaints can be filed in Dutch, French or German.

What does this cookie policy apply to?

The cookie information in this document applies to the FIRM/IFDH website.

What kind of cookies do we use and why?

Essential cookies

Our website needs to place a number of technically essential cookies on your device in order to function properly. These cookies are placed automatically when you arrive on the site or application and cannot be refused.

Name Expiration Content Purpose
BIGIpServer.* At the end of the session A sequence of characters Assigns the processing of the requests of a user to a server.
[a-f0-9]{32} At the end of the session A sequence of characters Assigns the processing of the requests of a user to a server.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies remember the choices you make during your visit of the website. If you want to us our website, you cannot refuse them. Nevertheless, we only install them after your confirmation.

Name Expiration Content Purpose
Orijime 3 months JSON-object Remembers what cookies you accepted.

Optional cookies

Optional cookies are not necessary for a good user experience on our website. You can refuse them.

Analysis cookies

These cookies allow us to track your visit and the origin of your visit. We use them to create statistics to improve the site and make it more user-friendly. The data are analysed anonymously. We use Matomo as an analysis tool.

Name Expiration Content Purpose
_pk_ses. 30 minutes Saves temporary data for your session.
8d135bfcb20be06e9441bd6bfe4bb189 90 days Identifies the Matomo-session.
_pk_id 13 months Token Saves specific data, for example your unique visitor ID.

How do you delete cookies?

Do you want to know which cookies have been placed on your device, or do you want to delete them? To do so, adjust your browser settings.
On the following pages, you can read how to detect cookies and delete them from your browser:

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