Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy Wolters Kluwer Nederland B.V.

Wolters Kluwer Nederland B.V. (hereinafter referred to as: “Wolters Kluwer”) makes use of cookies to improve the user experience (for example, to remember a language choice) and to collect web statistics from the visitors to our websites. Below you will find additional information regarding our use of cookies. If you would like to know more about the personal data we process, your rights and our contact details for questions about privacy, please check our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed by the server of a website in the browser of your computer or on your mobile device when you consult the website. The cookie contains a unique code that allows your browser to be recognised during the visit to the website (a so-called ‘session’ cookie) or in later, repeated visits (a so-called ‘persistent’ cookie). The server of a website can only read the cookies that it has placed itself; it has no access to other information on your computer or mobile device. Cookies make the interaction between the visitor and the website easier and faster in general and help the visitor navigate between the various parts of a website. Cookies can also be used to make the content of a website or the advertisement on a website more relevant for the visitor and to adapt it to his or her personal taste and needs. Cookies may store personal data, such as an IP address or your contact details if, for example, you subscribe to our newsletter. We request permission to save this data. If you visit this website for the first time, our cookie banner appears with information about our cookies. In the cookie banner you are able whether or not to give permission for placing cookies. You can choose to give permission by category.

Use of cookies

By making use of the website, you consent to the use and storage of cookies on your computer or mobile device. You can set your browser so that you get a message that a cookie is being placed or that collection of cookies is not possible. However, then you cannot make use of all the possibilities of the website. In addition, you can indicate whether or not you give permission for the website to place tracking cookies and change this choice at any time. You can adjust your browser settings in order to get a message that a cookie is being placed or that collection of cookies is not possible. If you do so, it is possible that you are not able to make use of all the possibilities of the website. In addition, you can indicate in your browser settings whether or not you give permission for the website to place tracking cookies. You can find the procedure to refuse cookies for the most common browsers here. It is always possible to delete installed cookies from your computer or mobile device.   Wolters Kluwer makes use of the following cookies:  
  1.  Necessary cookies

    These cookies are essential to be able to visit our websites and to use certain parts of it. These cookies allow you for example to navigate between the various parts of the website or to fill in forms. If you refuse these cookies certain parts of the website will not work or will not work optimally. We only have to inform you about the use of these cookies.
Cookiedomain Name of the cookie Retention period Purpose
PHPSESSISID PHPSESSID If you leave the website, this cookie will be destroyed. This is a technical cookie issued by the site’s system architecture. It is used to distribitue site traffic on different servers to optimize response time.
JSESSIONID JSESSIONID   If you leave the website, this cookie will be destroyed. This cookie is used for monitoring navigation information of a user on the various pages of the website.
WordPress wordpress_logged_in_[hash] If you leave the website, this cookie will be destroyed. This cookie is used to use the website properly.
  1.  Analytical cookies

    Analytical cookies are used by us to measure the use of our website and create (anonymous) statistics. These statistics provide us with insight into, for example, how often our website is visited and where visitors spend most of their time. This information enables us to assess which parts of our website needs adjustment. In this regard we use various data, such as the IP address, browser type (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.), the resolution of your computer or smartphone screen and the date, time and duration of website visits.
 
Cookiedomain Name of the cookie Retention period Purpose
Google Analytics _ga 2 years This cookie is used to distinguish users.
Google Analytics _gid 24 hours This cookie is used to distinguish users.
Google Analytics _gat 1 minute This cookie is used to improve the usability of the website and to throttle the request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, de cookie is called: _dc_gtm_ <property-id>.
Google Analytics AMP_TOKEN 30 seconds to 1 year Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
Google Analytics _gac_<property-id> 90 days Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.
 
  1.  Marketing cookies

    We also use certain cookies for marketing purposes, video services and social media buttons. In order to advertise as efficiently as possible, we use cookies that allow us: to make you offers and display advertisements on our websites and websites of third parties tailored to your characteristics, to keep track of which advertisements you have already seen, and to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. The video services ensure that a video is loaded on a specific page of the website. With the social media buttons, you will be redirected to the social media channels of Wolters Kluwer Wolters Kluwer uses the cookies below to ensure that you see advertisements from Wolters Kluwer that suit your preferences (‘interest-based targeting’) on the websites you visit after you have been visiting Wolters Kluwer’s website.
Cookiedomain Name of the cookie Retention period Purpose
Eloqua ELOQUA ELQSTATUS Two years after the first visit or the last update. This cookie is used to track individual visitors and their use of the website to perform interest based targeting. This cookie is set when you first visit the website and updated on subsequent visits.
Google NID 6 months This cookie is used to track user’s preferences so that related content or adverts can be shown. This helps us to show you customized ads on Google.
Bing MUID 1 year Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. This cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.
Bing MUIDB 1 year This cookie registers multiple visits on multiple websites of website visitors. This information is used to measure the efficiency of our website advertisements.
Double Click test_cookie 1 day Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
Double Click DSID If you leave the website, this cookie will be destroyed. This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online advertisemens.
Double Click IDE 1 year Used to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s advertisements with the purpose of monitoring the efficancy of an advertisement and to present targeted advertisements to the user.
Facebook tr 1 year Used to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
LinkedIn lidc 1 day This cookie is used for routing.
LinkedIn bcookie 1 year This cookie is used to identify the browser of the website visitor.
LinkedIn bscookie 1 year This cookie is used to identify the secure browser of the website visitor.
LinkedIn L1x If you leave the website, this cookie will be destroyed. This cookie is used to identify the browser of the website visitor.
Twitter
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guest_id
personalization_id
external_reference
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remember_check_on
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Permanent
If you leave the website, this cookie will be destroyed.
Two years
Two years
7 days
2 years
If you leave the website, this cookie will be destroyed.
Permanent
14 days
This cookies are set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
 

Third party websites

Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you visit or by partners of Wolters Kluwer. This Cookie Policy is not applicable to websites of third parties that are linked to our website. We cannot guarantee that these third parties process your personal data accurate and secure. Therefore, we advise you to read the privacy statement and/or cookie policy of the websites before using it.  

Contact details

If you have any questions about cookies or this Cookie Policy, you can contact us by using the following contact details:
Company name: Wolters Kluwer Nederland B.V.
Website: https://legisway.wolterskluwer.de/en
Address: Jollemanhof 8, floor 1 1019GW, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Email: privacy-NL@wolterskluwer.com
Telephone number: +31 (0)20 33 01 682

Amendments to Privacy Policy

Wolters Kluwer reserves the right to change this Cookie Policy at any time. This document is most recently revised in August 2019. You can always find the applicable version on the Wolters Kluwer website.