What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that we save on your computer or mobile device when you visit this website.

Cookies are mostly used to optimize the functioning of a website, to track what a user does on a website, to save log in data, etc. There are different kind of cookies. This is defined by their origin, function and lifespan.

Want more info about cookies? Go to www.aboutcookies.org.

What cookies do we use (and why)?

We mostly use “First party cookies”. These are technical cookies that are used by the website. Their goal is to make an optimal functioning website. Example: settings done by the user during a previous visit to this site or prefill a form with data that has previously been filled in.

Furthermore, we use some “Third party cookies”. These are technical cookies that are used by third parties. Their goal is informing us about your browsing behavior and your technical information.

What kind of cookies are there and what is their purpose?

We can divide cookies in four categories:

1. Essential cookies

Essential cookies are cookies that are necessary to make the website function. They are part of the basic functionality of the website like navigation, security and loading times.

2. Functional cookies

Functional cookies are cookies that save your preferences of a website. Examples are choice of language, log in data or region where you live.

3. Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies gather information about website visits and performance of a website. This information can be used to improve the user experience of a website.

4. Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies track the surfing behavior of a website visitor and create a user profile based on this information. This profile is used to create a more personal surfing experience like personalized offers, ads, newsletters etc. that match your profile.

What cookies are placed via our website?

_ga (google.com)

  • Type: third party analytic cookie
  • Lifecycle: 2 years
  • Goal: anonymous site usage registration.

_gat (google.com)

  • Type: third party analytic cookie
  • Lifecycle: current session
  • Goal: stores no information

_gid (google.com)

  • Type: third party analytic cookie
  • Lifecycle: 24hours
  • Goal:   used to distinguish users

has_js (drupal)

  • Type: third party functionality cookie
  • Lifecycle: session
  • Goal:  Drupal uses this cookie to indicate whether or not the visitors’ browser has JavaScript enabled

_hjIncludedInSample (hotjar)

  • Type: third party functionality cookie
  • Lifecycle: session
  • Goal:   This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.


  • Type: analytics cookie
  • Lifecycle: unknown
  • Goal:  anonymously tracks traffic and which result in statistics for our server provider


  • Type: analytics cookie
  • Lifecycle: unknown
  • Goal:  back-up cookie of previous

__cfduid (CloudFlare)

  • Type: Third party Necessary cookie
  • Lifecycle: 1 year
  • Goal:    used to speed up page load times.  It is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address of the visitor


  • Type: functionality cookie
  • Lifecycle: A year
  • Goal: Cookie tracks whether or not the website user had agreed to the cookie policy of 2imagine.eu ​

How can you disable cookies?

If you disable, remove or change the settings of cookies, it is possible that our website will not function as expected anymore. If you want to change the settings of the cookies, you must access the help function of your web browser to check how it is done.

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