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This Cookie Notice sets out how TenCate Grass Holding bv and its subsidiaries (“TenCate Grass” or “we“) make use of cookies (or similar technologies).

The term ‘cookies’ is often used as a collective term for various types of techniques, such as HTML cookies, Flash cookies, scripts, web beacons or pixel tags. With each of these techniques, a small text file is placed by a web server on a visiting device, which can be read out during further use. For the sake of convenience, these techniques are hereinafter collectively referred to as “cookies”. Cookies are used, among other things, to provide security for a website, to store settings, to log in to a website, to analyse how a website is used and to adjust the content of a website for the user.

What types of cookies we use

We use the following categories of cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to move around our websites and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of a website. Without these cookies, some services you have asked for cannot be provided. Because such cookies are essential for using a site, these cookies cannot be turned off without severely affecting your use of a website.

Analytics Cookies

We use analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our sites, browse or use our sites and highlight areas where we can improve our websites such as navigation, experience and marketing campaigns.

Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies remember login details and preferences and recall your language preferences where applicable. These are used to provide you with a more tailored and pleasant experience.

Advertising & Social Media cookies

These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.  These cookies are usually placed by third party advertising networks.  They remember the websites you visit and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example, we use third party companies to provide you with personalised adverts when visiting other websites.

Social Media cookies

Further to the above, social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter can use cookies to see if you are logged in and if you are enabled to “like” content or forward it to your contacts. Depending on your settings, these third parties may use your information for their own purposes, such as advertising. If you would like to know more about this, please refer to the privacy notice of these external parties.

Overview of cookies

Below you will find a list of cookies that are placed by TenCate Grass and by third parties. These overviews are a recent snapshot, and due to the non-static nature of the Internet and the third parties involved, it is possible that not all current cookies and/or sites can be found directly in this overview or that certain cookies have been modified or expired. TenCate Grass strives to keep this list as up to date as possible and is happy to help you. If you have any questions, please contact us.


Name Permanent Expiry Purpose
ARRAffinity Yes

This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly Necessary.

_gid No 6 months

This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Analytics.

_ga No 2 years

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. 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. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Analytics.

_gat No Session

This cookie is used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Analytics.

_atuvc_atuvs No 1 yearsession

These 3rd party cookies are persistent cookies that are created and read by the AddThis social sharing site in order to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Social Media.

visitor_id No 10 years

This cookie collect information sales and marketing purposes to help improve visitor’s experience. Find out more at pardot.com. The visitor cookie includes the name “visitor_id” plus the unique identifier for the visitor, ex: “visitor_id1234”. This cookie is set by our tracking code on website visitors. No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Marketing automation.

Withdrawing consent

You can withdraw your consent to cookies by deleting them manually as explained below.

Deleting cookies

Current versions of web browsers offer enhanced user controls regarding the placement and duration of both first and third party cookies. Search for “cookies” under your web browser’s “Help menu” for more information on cookie management features available to you. You can enable or disable cookies by modifying the settings in your browser.

You can also find out how to do this, and find more information on cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org. However, if you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you may be unable to complete certain activities on our websites or to correctly access certain parts of it. If you would like more information about interest-based advertising, including how to opt-out of these cookies, please visit http://youronlinechoices.eu/.


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TenCate Grass may change this notice from time to time by updating this page. This notice is effective from 25 May 2018.