Cookie Policy

Last updated August 2020.

This is the cookie policy of Association belge des Analystes financiers – Belgische Vereniging der Financiële Analisten (hereafter “ABAF/BVFA” or “we”) for its website.

ABAF/BVFA is located at Tervurenlaan 252, 1150 Brussels, and registered with the company number 0408.939.132.

For more information on how ABAF/BVFA processes your personal data, please see our privacy statement.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on your computer when you visit our website. Certain information is saved in this text file, such as your choice of language. When you visit our website later again, this cookie returns to the concerned website. This way, the website recognizes your browser and can show you our website in the language that you indicated.

Cookies usually also have an expiration date. For example, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (so-called session cookies), while others can be stored longer on your computer, sometimes until you delete them manually (so-called permanent cookies).

You will find hereunder, for each type of cookie, which cookie we install, for which purpose, if it comes from a third party and after when the cookie will expire.

Which cookies do we use?

Necessary cookies

These cookies have a purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website works properly and that you can navigate on the site and use its features (eg. click-through buttons).

Name Cookie Provider Expiration Purpose
PHPSESSID ABAF/BVFA Session Manage your session on the ABAF/BVFA website
cookie-consent-shown-gdpr ABAF/BVFA 5 years Remember your cookie preferences
__cfduid Cloudflare 30 days Helps Cloudflare detect malicious visitors

Statistic cookies 

These cookies collect pseudonymized data about the use of our website and help us optimize the site. These cookies are only installed with your permission.

Name Cookie Provider Expiration Purpose
_ga Google Analytics 2 years Used to distinguish users
_gid Google Analytics 24 hours Used to distinguish users
_gat Google Analytics 1 minute Used to throttle request rate

How can I see which cookies are installed on my device and how can I remove them?

You may refuse the installation of cookies, but then some parts of our website may not work optimally (they may be less tailored to your preferences and needs and your user experience may be less pleasant).

If you want to know which cookies are installed on your device or if you want to delete them, you can use a setting in your browser. You will find more explanations on how to proceed via the links below.