Cookie Statement

What is a cookie?

Lightspeed uses cookies and other web technologies, such as pixel tags and web beacons, that enable the analysis of the use of a website.

A cookie is a small text file which is stored by the server of a website on your computer or mobile device. Later on, the server can consult or read out the content of this cookie. Your web browser manages cookies. In this cookie statement, we explain what cookies are placed and with what purpose we do this.

Remembering settings

We use cookies to remember your settings and preferences, making sure we do not have to ask you again. It concerns the following settings and preferences:

  • the option to stay logged in;
  • showing Google Maps to display our location, giving you the opportunity to make travel directions;
  • for load balancing, to make our Website faster when there is a lot of traffic;
  • to remember for which cookies you gave us your consent;
  • to make sure you do not get to see the same advertisement too often.

You have the option to block these cookies in your browser, but please note you will need to enter your preferences again each time you visit our website.

Functioning of the website

We use cookies to make sure our Website functions well. These functional cookies will only be used for this purpose. We use these cookies for:

  • visual settings (text size, colors, etc.);
  • your name, e-mail address etc. to make sure you do not need to fill this in each time you visit our Website;
  • your language preferences;
  • requests to participate on questionnaires;
  • requests to join our newsletter.

You have the option to block these cookies in your browser, but this can affect the functioning of the website in a negative way.

Tracking and profiling

We use so called ‘tracking cookies’ to create a profile of you. We can also request this tracking cookie in case you visit another website within our network. This way we can find out that you have been on these other websites, besides our website.

The profile we created of you serves to show you advertisements that are actually relevant for you, based on your profile. If you have shared your email address through our website we will link this profile to our profile in the CRM database.

Google analytics

Through our Website, Google will place a cookie as part of the “Google Analytics” service. We also use tracking cookies to create a profile of you through this tool. We can request this tracking cookie when you visit another website within our network as well. This way we can find out that you have been on other websites, besides the one you visited.

We are using this service to receive reports and information on how our visitors use the Website. Google can transfer this data to third parties when Google is legally obliged to do so, or in case third parties process this information on behalf of Google. This means we have no influence on this whatsoever. We allowed Google to use the obtained information for other Google services. We signed a processors agreement with Google regarding the way they handle personal data. The information will be transferred to and saved by Google on servers in the United States.

Social media buttons

We added social media buttons in order to promote webpages and share them on social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, AddThis. These buttons place cookies.

These buttons work through snippets of code that originate from these social networks. This means we have no influence on them whatsoever. Therefore, please read the privacy policy of these social networks to understand what they do with the (personal) data they receive through these cookies.

Managing your cookie settings

If you no longer want cookies to be stored on your end device, you can change the settings of your web browser so that cookies will be refused by default. More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found by using the ‘Help-function’ or go here for help

If you delete certain cookies, it is possible that some parts of this website will not work (optimally).