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:
- The data protection officer (DPO) of the NSSO at the following address: GDPR@onssrszlss.fgov.be, or
- The data protection authority (APD). You can find the APD contact data on the APD contact page (in French).
The cookie information in this document applies to the website Social security for seafarers.
What type of cookies do we use and why?
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
|Randomly generated string
|Assigns the processing of all requests from one user to the same server
|Saves a number of data, such as your unique user ID
|Registers which site referred you to ours
|Saves temporary data for your session
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
|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: