Cookies are small text files which can be stored on your computer or your mobile device upon your visit to websites. In this text file, information is stored, such as your language preference relating to a website. The next time you visit the website, this cookie will be resent to the website. This allows the website to recognize your browser and, for example, to remember your language preference. Cookies usually have an expiration date. For instance, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (the so-called session cookies), while others remain on your computer for a longer time, sometimes until you delete them manually (the so-called persistent cookies).
Cookies can be installed by the server of the website you visit or by partners of that website. A website's server can only read the cookies it has installed itself, and has no access to other information found in your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored in the folder of your browser on your computer or mobile device. A cookie usually consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiry date, and a unique number code.
Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website faster and easier, and help the visitor navigate between the different parts of a website. Cookies can also be used to make the content oradvertisement on a website more relevant for the visitor, and can be adapted to his personal taste and needs.
Different kinds of cookies are used on Proximus' websites and in its apps. The use of the type of cookies may vary depending on the app. Moreover, a cookie may have multiple purposes.
Through this link you can find an up-to-date list of the cookies Proximus uses, who installs them and for which purposes.
Through this link you can change your cookie settings for the Proximus websites.
If you select a preference on the proximus.be website domain, then this preference applies to all websites with “proximus.be” in the address, as well as to the online advertisement network managed by Proximus. If you use multiple browsers,(e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome), xplorer, Safari, Chrome) then you must select a preference for each browser separately.