This Cookie Notice sets out how TenCate Grass Holding bv and its subsidiaries (“TenCate Grass” or “we”) make use of cookies (or similar technologies).

The term ‘cookies’ is often used as a collective term for various types of techniques, such as HTML cookies, Flash cookies, scripts, web beacons or pixel tags. With each of these techniques, a small text file is placed by a web server on a visiting device, which can be read out during further use. For the sake of convenience, these techniques are hereinafter collectively referred to as “cookies”. Cookies are used, among other things, to provide security for a website, to store settings, to log in to a website, to analyse how a website is used and to adjust the content of a website for the user.

What types of cookies we use

We use the following categories of cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to move around our websites and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of a website. Without these cookies, some services you have asked for cannot be provided. Because such cookies are essential for using a site, these cookies cannot be turned off without severely affecting your use of a website.

Analytics Cookies

We use analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our sites, browse or use our sites and highlight areas where we can improve our websites such as navigation, experience and marketing campaigns.

Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies remember login details and preferences and recall your language preferences where applicable. These are used to provide you with a more tailored and pleasant experience.

Advertising & Social Media cookies

These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. These cookies are usually placed by third party advertising networks. They remember the websites you visit and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example, we use third party companies to provide you with personalised adverts when visiting other websites.

Social Media cookies

Further to the above, social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter can use cookies to see if you are logged in and if you are enabled to “like” content or forward it to your contacts. Depending on your settings, these third parties may use your information for their own purposes, such as advertising. If you would like to know more about this, please refer to the privacy notice of these external parties.

Overview of cookies

Below you will find a list of cookies that are placed by TenCate Grass and by third parties. These overviews are a recent snapshot, and due to the non-static nature of the Internet and the third parties involved, it is possible that not all current cookies and/or sites can be found directly in this overview or that certain cookies have been modified or expired. TenCate Grass strives to keep this list as up to date as possible and is happy to help you. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Name Permanent Expiry Purpose
ARRAffinity Yes This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly Necessary

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE No 8 months from set/update A cookie that YouTube sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old.
PREF No 10 years from set/ update This cookie stores your preferences and other information, in particular preferred language, how many search results you wish to be shown on your page, and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
YSC No Session This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video
GPS No Session Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
IDE No 1 year Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
Max-Age No Specifies the maximum amount of time a resource will be considered fresh. This directive is relative to the time of the request.
__utmz No 6 months This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour measure of site performance. This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site – so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Analytics

__utma No 6 months This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie lasts for 2 years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It is used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Analytics

_utmb No 30 minutes from set/update This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on
_utmc No when you close your browser This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser
_utmt No 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate
Pardot Yes Cookie name associated with services from marketing automation and lead generation platform Pardot.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Advertising & Social Media


Withdrawing consent

You can withdraw your consent to cookies by deleting them manually as explained below.

Deleting cookies

Current versions of web browsers offer enhanced user controls regarding the placement and duration of both first and third party cookies. Search for “cookies” under your web browser’s “Help menu” for more information on cookie management features available to you. You can enable or disable cookies by modifying the settings in your browser.

You can also find out how to do this, and find more information on cookies at However, if you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you may be unable to complete certain activities on our websites or to correctly access certain parts of it. If you would like more information about interest-based advertising, including how to opt-out of these cookies, please visit


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TenCate Grass may change this notice from time to time by updating this page. This notice is effective from 25 May 2018.