Privacy & Cookie Policies
Antwerp Chartering Club is a nonprofit organization gathering professionals in Belgium or Belgian’s abroad active in day-to-day chartering. For organizational purposes, following information is gathered from the actual members and from potential members: Name, Company, Job-description, contact details. This information will be kept as long as the member will be professionally active in day-to-day chartering.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. The cookies will be used to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
We use the cookies that are necessary for the use of the Website, the cookies that allow us to improve your user experience and other cookies that collect statistical data on the use of the website.
Certain cookies are essential for the use of the Website or activation of specific features of the Website. The cookies necessary for ensuring the transmission of a communication or strictly necessary for providing for the function expressly requested by the user are exempted from the consent obligation.
We use the following types of cookies:
Performance cookies are necessary to count the number of visitors and see how they are using our Website. This helps us to improve your user experience.
Below you will find the full information on the type and purpose of each cookie used on our website.
How long will the cookies stay on my device? Do they expire?
Some cookies are only valid for the duration of your browsing session. They expire and are automatically deleted when you close your Internet browser, they are called session cookies.
Other cookies do not expire when you close your browser and are called “persistent” (permanent). They have a specified expiry period which is different for different types of cookies, and stay on your device between browsing sessions.
Are we using third-party cookies and aggregate information?
The cookies that are set to your device by a party other than we, are called “third-party” cookies. Pages that contain embedded content like Youtube, may use the third parties cookies. Please consult the 3rd party websites for more information about their cookies.
We may also analyze aggregate and other information not identifying individual users in order to understand traffic patterns and improve your user experience.
Types of cookies used on the our website
Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. Can be used for Web analytics, ad response rates, error management.
- Name of the cookie: _gid
- Third Party?: No
- Purpose of the cookie: This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.
- Expires: 1 day
- Name of the cookie: _ga
- Third Party?: No
- Purpose of the cookie: Used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports
- Expires: 2 years
- Name of the cookie: _gat
- Third Party?: No
- Purpose of the cookie: Used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
- Expires: < 1 day
More information: We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use our website, which will help us make improvements.
We don’t collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
You may opt-out of Google Analytics.
How to enable or disable cookies?
You may change the settings of your web-browser to enable or disable the cookies. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access parts of our websites. These are the links to the cookie settings of the most popular browsers.
How to contact us?
Changes to our policy