Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that can be placed in the browser of your device when you visit a website. On your next visit, the website will be able to read the cookies that have been placed. The information contained in these cookies is necessary, or at least useful, for your visit to, or use of, the website.
Most cookies have an expiration date. 'Session cookies' are automatically deleted when you close your browser. 'Persistent cookies' are programmed to remain on your computer for a number of months. You can remove them manually at any time before they reach their expiration date.

Who are we?

The cookie information in this document was created by the National Social Security Office (NSSO).

If you have a question about our cookies, you can ask it by filling out the contact form available on the NSSO website (in French).

Do you have a complaint related to our cookies? Then please address it to:

What does this cookie policy apply to?

The cookie information in this document applies to the website Social security for seafarers.

What type of cookies do we use and why?

Essential cookies

Our website needs to place a number of technically essential cookies on your device in order to function properly. These cookies are placed automatically when you arrive on the site and cannot be refused.

Name of the cookie Expiration Content Purpose
BIGipServer~InetSocSecPrd_109~PO_
INTERNATIONAL_SOCSEC_BE_HTTPS
Session end Randomly generated string Assigns the processing of all requests from one user to the same server
_pk_id  13 months Token ID Saves a number of data, such as your unique user ID
_pk_ref  6 months URL Registers which site referred you to ours
_pk_ses 30 months   Saves temporary data for your session

Functional cookies

Functional cookies remember the choices you make in order for your visit to our website to run smoothly. If you want to use our website, you must not refuse them. However, we do not place these cookies unless you have confirmed your consent.

Name of the cookie Expiration Content Purpose
cookieBanner 1 month Boolean Remembers what cookies you have given consent for

How do you delete cookies?

Do you want to know which cookies have been placed on your device, or do you want to delete them? To do so, adjust your browser settings.
On the following pages, you can read how to detect cookies and delete them from your browser: