Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers

Which parties are involved?

For the purposes of this Cookie Statement, the following definitions apply:

  • ALBERTS NV is a company, established and registered in Belgium, with registered office at 2210 Wijnegem, Bijkhoevelaan 32 C, with registration number VAT 0635.874.689, RLP Antwerp, division Antwerp.
  • ‘User’ or ‘you’: Every natural person (B2C) or legal person (B2B) who is in or enters into a contractual relationship of any kind with ALBERTS via its online platform.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text and figure files that we save in your browser or on the hard drive of your computer. That way we can remember your preferences when using our Site.

To this end, use is made of so-called functional cookies, which improves the use of the website for you as a visitor. And non-functional cookies are used to collect statistics of our visitors, in order to improve our Site in the future.

Unless you have modified your browser settings to decline the use of cookies, our system will place these cookies as soon as you visit our Site.

Information about our use of cookies

Our Site uses cookies and similar technologies to differentiate your usage preferences from that of other users of our Site. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience when you visit our Site and also allows us to optimise our Site.

However, cookies and similar technologies do not allow for systematic data collection by means of which the users of our Site could be identified. They only help us to improve the operation of our Site, to understand the interests of our users, and to measure the effectiveness of the content of our Site.

As a result of recent legislative changes all Sites aimed at certain parts of the European Union are required to seek your consent for the use or storage of cookies and similar technologies on your computers or mobile devices. This cookie policy gives you clear and complete information about the cookies we use and their purpose.

Please read our Privacy Policy  for information about the privacy rules applicable on our Site. For more information about this Cookie Policy, you can contact us at via our contact form.

For more information about the removal or blocking of cookies, you can visit the following website

Which cookies are used on

Below you will find an overview of the non-functional cookies that are used on our Site.

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Purpose of the cookie – Google Analytics: tracking statistics. Tracking how the User visits the Website with a view to the improvement of services and online portals.
Google Privacy Policy.

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Purpose of the cookie – Google Analytics: tracking statistics. Tracking how the User visits the Website with a view to the improvement of services and online portals.
Google Privacy Policy.

Our site also uses a set of functional cookies to ensure the site works as intended. (e.g. APISID, SID, HSID,… to allow the Google map to work).

How can I manage my cookies?

Make sure that cookies are enabled in your browser. To enable cookies you must perform the following actions:

For Microsoft Internet Explorer
In Internet Explorer, click on ‘Internet options’ in the ‘Tools’ menu.
On the ‘Privacy’ tab, slide the settings slider to ‘low’ or ‘accept all cookies’ (settings above ‘medium’ disable cookies).
Click ‘OK’.

For Mozilla Firefox
Click on ‘Firefox’ in the upper left-hand corner of your browser, and then click on ‘Options’.
On the ‘Privacy’ tab, make sure that ‘Tell sites that I do not want to be tracked’ is not selected.
Click ‘OK’.

For Google Chrome
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Options’.
Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, go to the ‘Privacy’ section and select the ‘Content settings’ button.
Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’.

For Safari
Click on the ‘Cog’ pictogram at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option.
Click on ‘Security’, then select the option that reads: ‘Block cookies from third parties and advertisers’.
Close the window.

If you have any questions about this Cookie statement or about ALBERTS’ Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at via our contact form.