Cookie policy

BORGinsole, with registered offices in Rotselaar, is responsible for this cookie policy. Please send any questions and/or comments to the above address or by email to

It is important to BORGinsole that you are able to view, read, listen to and/or experience its BORGinsole content wherever and whenever you wish via various media platforms. BORGinsole also aims to provide customised interactive services. BORGinsole online services use technology such as cookies and scripts to enable this. For convenience's sake, this technology is referred to below collectively as “cookies”. With this cookie policy, BORGinsole aims to inform you about which cookies are used and why. It also explains how you, as a user, can control which cookies are used. BORGinsole seeks to safeguard both your privacy and the user-friendliness of its online services. BORGinsole has tried to keep this policy as simple as possible.

This cookie policy applies to all “BORGinsole online services” and particularly to all websites, (mobile) applications and internet services that BORGinsole offers and which provide access to BORGinsole content.

Certain data gathered enable you to be identified or a link to be created to you as a natural person and thus qualify as personal data. If that is the case then the information (including your various rights) set out in our privacy policy is also applicable to such processing of information obtained through cookies.

BORGinsole may amend its cookie policy at any time. This may be done to reflect any changes to its services, for example, or changes in the applicable law. The revised policy will be published on the relevant BORGinsole online services and will apply from the date of publication.

What are cookies, exactly?

Cookies are small data or text files which are installed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or use an application / a mobile application. The cookie file contains a unique code which enables the website or web application to identify your browser when you visit an online service for the first time or during subsequent, repeated visits. Cookies may be installed by the server of the website or application you are visiting or by servers of third parties which may or may not collaborate with that website or application.

Generally speaking, cookies make the interaction between the visitor and the website or application easier and faster, and help the visitor to navigate between the various sections of a website or application.

How can you refuse or manage the use of cookies on BORGinsole online services?

You can block the installation of cookies via your browser settings. You can also delete any cookies already installed on your computer or mobile device, whenever you wish, as follows:

Internet Explorer:

If you do choose to disable cookies, you should take into account that some graphic elements may look different and/or you may not be able to use certain applications. A detailed list of the types of cookies BORGinsole uses on its websites is set out below.

Cookies used

Strictly necessary cookies:

These cookies are essential to the correct functioning of the BORGinsole website and our online services. BORGinsole uses these cookies to guarantee the following functionalities:

  • the correct functioning of the website;
  • to read out your browser settings to display our website optimally on your screen;
  • better performance.

The use of these cookies does not require the user's permission and cannot be disabled. You could adjust your browser settings to block these cookies or warn you of their use, but this will result in some sections of the website not working.

  • Name: lang
    Goal: This session cookie is used to pick the correct language for your site.
    Expires: End of the session
    Type: HTTP

Functional cookies:

These cookies are necessary for the optimal functioning of the BORGinsole website and our online services

    Goal: This cookie is used automatically by PHP for the communication between the webserver and the browser. Each visitor gets an unique ID. 
    Expires: When the browser is closed
    Type: HTTP

Statistical and Third-party cookies:

Statistical or analytical cookies gather information about how the BORGinsole website and online services are used. BORGinsole can analyse that information. These analysis results in turn enable BORGinsole to improve the structure, navigation and content of the website and to make them as user-friendly as possible.

BORGinsole uses third-party cookies for analytical purposes. BORGinsole does its utmost to ensure that the installation of any such cookies by third parties via our platforms is monitored as closely as possible. BORGinsole has set Google Analytics and Hotjar to run in a privacy-friendly manner (e.g. IP addresses have been anonymised). BORGinsole will not be able to trace the resulting statistics and reports (received from the third party) back to any specific user.

Google Analytics:

  • Name: _ga
    Goal: This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.
    Expires: 2 Years

  • Name: _gat
    Goal: This is cookie is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. 
    Expires: 10 minutes

  • Name: _gid
    Goal: It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.
    Expires: 24 hours


  • Name: _hjid
    Goal: This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.
    Expires: 1 Year
  • Name: _hjIncludedInSample
    Goal: It uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample.
    Expires: End of the session