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What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file that is left in the web browser of your computer, smartphone or tablet by the server of the website you are currently viewing. A cookie contains a code that can only be read by the server that placed it there. The server does not have access to other information on your computer or mobile device.
What does a cookie file consist of?
A cookie file consists of:
- the name of the server that placed the cookie file
- an expiry date
- a unique numerical code
What is the point of a cookie?
Where can I find these cookies?
Cookies are placed in a separate folder of the browser on your computer or mobile device.
Session cookies and persistent cookies
What is a session cookie?
This cookie has the function of recognising your browser when you visit our websites.
What is a persistent cookie?
This cookie has the function of recognising your browser in the context of repeated visits to our website.
Which cookies are necessary?
You will get the impression that certain parts of our websites do not function or do not function properly if you disable the respective cookies. Maria Middelares General Hospital uses such cookies when contact forms are filled in, for example.
Types of cookies
As the word itself suggests, these cookies ensure the optimal functioning of our website, so that your experience while visiting our website is as pleasant and personal as possible. Maria Middelares General Hospital uses functional cookies to remember your personal preferences and to prevent repetitive communication during subsequent visits.
Maria Middelares General Hospital uses performance cookies to monitor how you use our website to adjust and improve the content and ease of use of our website. For example, the number of visitors per page or the most common language in which the website is visited are monitored.
These are cookies that are connected with advertisements published by third parties on Maria Middelares General Hospital websites. This makes it possible to adjust the advertisements and/or the content of the advertisements to your personal preferences. You will only see these cookies if you have not disabled them. When using third-party cookies, neither Maria Middelares General Hospital nor the advertisers (third parties) have access to your personal data.
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