DAF and Cookies

A cookie is a small, text file that is sent together with pages on this website and saved by your browser on your computer's hard drive. We use cookies to remember your settings and preferences. You can turn cookies off via your browser.

The US based company Google also places cookies through our website as part of the "Analytics" service. 

Please note: 
Cookies cannot be used to read private information on your computer or to intercept passwords. Nor can they infect computers with viruses or trojans. Cookies are completely safe and have been used since the 1990s on almost ALL websites in the world without incident.

Click behaviour and visit data

We store general visit data in relation to our website. As part of this process, some data, such as the IP address of your computer, any user names, the time of page call-up and data that your browser sends may be registered and used for statistical analysis of visitor and click behaviour on our website. These data also help us to optimise website operation.  We try to anonymise these data as far as possible. These data is not disclosed to third parties.

Cookies for website analysis.

We use Google to track and receive reports on how visitors use our website. This information, including your computer's address
(IP address), is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Read the Google privacy policy and the specific Google Analytics privacy policy for more information.  Google uses this information to track how our website is used, in order to provide us with reports relating to the website and to supply its advertisers with information on the effectiveness of their campaigns. Google may provide this information to third parties if legally obliged to do so, or if third parties are tasked with processing the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this matter. We have not granted Google permission to use the information obtained for other Google services. For the technical monitoring of our site and the server on which the site is hosted (which includes activities such as measuring traffic volume and CPU, memory and network use, as well as debugging), we use NewRelic software.

Cookies from other external parties

Buttons are included on our pages to promote or share information on social media, namely Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter. These buttons have been placed using a code that is provided by Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter. One of the files placed by this code is a cookie.  You can read the Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter privacy statements, which may change regularly, to see what these companies do with the personal data that they process using this code.

To visit our site, it is essential that you allow us to place these external cookies. For many external companies, you can then use the opt-out option so that cookies from that specific provider will no longer be permitted. You can do this at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ for several advertisers at once. On this site, you can also read what these cookies are used for. It is also possible to set your browser so that your computer only accepts cookies from the site you are visiting. You can find out how to do this using your browser's help function.

This website uses cookies

DAF uses cookies to improve the functionality of this website and to provide you with the best service. We also use Google Analytics to anonymously analyse your visit to our website. DAF's cookies are absolutely safe, but you can always change the cookie settings in your browser at any time.