Cookies, or similar techniques, that we use
ATS-Rijplaten employs techniques such as cookies on our website. Because we value the privacy of our visitors and the user-friendliness of our website, it's also important that you know how and why we use them.

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored in the browser of your computer, tablet, or smartphone when you first visit this website. ATS-Rijplaten uses cookies with purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website functions properly and, for example, that your preferences are remembered. These cookies are also used to optimize the website and to track your browsing behavior so we can offer customized content and advertisements. During your first visit to our website, we informed you about these cookies and asked for your consent to place them.

Types of cookies

• Functional cookies:
These cookies ensure that the site works properly. Functional cookies, for example, remember if you are already logged in or make adjustments to the page for the internet connection you use. These cookies are exclusively used by us and are therefore called 'First Party Cookies.'

• Analytical cookies:
These cookies provide us with information about the quality and effectiveness of the services we provide. A cookie from the company Google is placed via our website as part of the "Analytics" service. We use this service to track and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obligated to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no control over this. The information collected by Google is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is explicitly not provided. Read more about Google's privacy policy.

• Tracking cookies:
Tracking cookies are placed to identify an internet user on one or more websites. For example, they are used to store your interests and track your (click) behavior. The purpose of tracking cookies is to collect information about users and display personalized advertisements.

• Third-party cookies:
Third-party cookies (also called third-party cookies) are cookies placed by other websites. These cookies, for example, are placed by advertisers, social media feeds, and other plugins.

Which cookies do we use? ATS-Rijplaten currently only uses the following Cookies:

• Analytical cookies
We use Google Analytics to gain insights into the number of visitors, visited pages, and other information that allows us to continually improve our website for users. You can read about how we handle this data in our privacy statement.

We also use Hotjar on this website to gain insights into where users look and click. With the data collected by this cookie, we can analyze what is being done on the website so we can continue to improve it. This cookie is placed when you visit a page that contains the Hotjar code. This cookie is not placed if you have refused our cookies.

• Third-party cookies
Google Maps: Google Maps is a map service offered by Google. When using Google Maps, various cookies are placed to store preferences, such as remembering the zoom level, and to store usage statistics. ATS-Rijplaten cannot access these statistics, but Google as the provider can.

Google reCAPTCHA: Google reCAPTCHA checks anonymously whether you are a real person to prevent 'bots' from misusing forms to send spam messages. The IP address is abbreviated and anonymized. This IP address is not merged with other Google data.

Disabling cookies.
If you do not want us or other websites to place cookies on your device at all, you can adjust your browser settings to receive a warning before cookies are placed or to refuse the placement of cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies already placed via your browser. Please note that you must adjust the settings separately for each browser used and for each device used, and that adjusting your browser settings may not affect some cookie-like techniques.

Be aware that if you do not consent to cookies, certain things on our website may be missing or may not work as well.

How to adjust your settings varies by browser. Consult the help function of your browser if necessary, or click one of the links below to go directly to your browser's guide.

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