HeadFirst Group Cookie Policy

These are the Cookie Terms of HFBG Holding B.V. (HeadFirst Group, we, our, us). Herein, we explain how we use cookies on our website www.headfirst.group(the Website).

Background use of cookies

We use cookies and similar techniques(cookies) for technical, functional, analytical and marketing purposes. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, phone, tablet or other device during the use of the Website. A cookie stores and reads data related to the use of the Website for various purposes. In these Cookie Terms we explain which (type of) cookies we use, for what purposes and for how long the information is stored.

Functional cookies may always be used. Analytical cookies are also allowed, unless they pose a risk to visitors to the Website. In that case and for the use of other cookies, permission will first be requested.

Below is an overview of the different types of cookies HeadFirst Group uses with an explanation of them. This is followed by an explanation of how to refuse the use of certain cookies and how to delete certain cookies.

Functional (necessary) cookies

We use functional cookies that are necessary to display and enable navigation on the Website. We also use functional cookies to enable the chat function on the Website. That way you can easily keep in touch with us. To remember your choice to accept or reject our non-essential cookies, it is also necessary for us to place a functional cookie. This cookie is valid for a maximum duration of two years. These are our own cookies that are read by our employees on a need-to-know basis. HeadFirst Group does not share the data it collects with third parties, barring any duty to do so.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies record how visitors use the Website. This information allows us to improve the Website.

We use the service Google Analytics which sets analytical cookies from Google Inc. Based on the data collected with these cookies, Google compiles anonymous reports for HeadFirst Group regarding the use of the Website. For more information (in English) about these cookies and their validity, click here. Google further offers the option to opt out of data collection for Google Analytics, click here to exercise that option. For more general information about how Google uses cookies, click here.

We also use, among other things, Hotjar's analytics tool so that we know what Website visitors click on most and to place polls and surveys on the Website. Click here for more information (in English) about Hotjar's cookies.

Preferred cookies

Preference cookies allow a website to remember information that affects the behavior and design of the website, such as your preferred language or region of residence.

Marketing and social media cookies

We use cookies from social media providers, such as Facebook, LinkedIn or YouTube. Social media cookies are placed by the social media providers themselves. These cookies are placed when you click a social media button on the Website or for example a YouTube video. The social media provider can recognize your IP address at the time you want to share part of the Website, apps or a video. The social media providers may also set marketing cookies. These are used to show relevant ads to you within the social media.

For the cookies set by social media providers and the data they collect with them, please refer to the statements these parties make on their own websites about them. The information can be found on: YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Consent, refusal and deletion of cookies

For setting analytical cookies that have an impact on your privacy and for marketing and social media cookies, we ask your prior consent. If you do not give your consent for these cookies, we will place only functional cookies and analytical cookies that do not impact your privacy. In that case, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the Website or the Website may not be displayed to its full extent.

You can set your browser not to store cookies, allow or deny each cookie, or delete all cookies when you close your browser. A handy step-by-step guide for managing your cookies can be found on the Consumers' Association website.

Cookies are placed on every device you use to visit websites. If you want to stop receiving cookies altogether, you will have to adjust the settings on all the computers you use. Please note that if you reject and/or delete cookies, this also affects the strictly necessary cookies. In that case, it may not be possible to display the entire Website and not all the functionalities offered will work.

Updates Cookie Terms

HeadFirst Group may update these Cookie Terms from time to time. Therefore, please refer to them periodically to be aware of any changes.