What are cookies
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Cookies usually have an expiration date. For example, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (known as a “session cookie”), while others remain on your computer for a longer period of time, sometimes even until you delete them manually (also known as a “persistent cookie”).
Types of cookies
First party cookies
These first party cookies are placed for and/or by the Cyber Security Coalition.
The website of the Cyber Security Coalition places three types of cookies:
Technical cookies. These are necessary for purely technical reasons when using the website. As soon as you connect to the Coalition website, these cookies are placed.
Functional cookies. These ensure that the Coalition website works optimally. You can refuse these cookies or delete them using your browser settings, but your browsing experience will be noticeably less good.
Analytical cookies. These allow certain things to be analysed, such as the number of visits to the website or to a specific page or advertising message. We only use this information to improve the content of our website or as a starting point for a new campaign on a particular subject of great interest. For the use of analytical cookies, your prior consent will be asked. You can therefore refuse to allow these cookies to be placed on your device.
Third party cookies
These third party cookies are aimed to improve the interactivity of the website.
The website of the Cyber Security Coalition uses functionalities offered by third parties such as Google, YouTube, LinkedIn and Facebook. These functionalities make use of third party cookies that can be placed directly by these services when you visit the website of the Cyber Security Coalition. You will find more information per third party cookie below in the list of third party cookies.
List of cookies placed for and/or by the Cyber Security Coalition
These cookies are placed anyway when you surf on the Coalition website.
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Set and manage your cookie preferences
During your first visit to award.cybersecuritycoalition.be, a banner will inform you about the presence of cookies and you will be asked to indicate which cookies you do or do not accept. Functional cookies, analytical cookies and third party cookies will only be placed if you accept them.
You can consult and change your cookie preferences for our website at any time via the Cookie Management page. You will find these at the bottom of every page of our website.
How do I see which cookies have been placed on my device and how do I delete them?
If you want to know which cookies have been placed on your device or if you wish to delete them, you can use a setting in your browser.
Through the links below you will find more information on how to do this.
Suggest a candidate
Do you know someone worthy of being named Cyber Personality of the Year? Send us their name, along with an outline of why you think they would be a good nominee. We will then contact them directly with an invitation to complete the application form. Thank you.