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Van Steenbrugge & Partners lawyers CVBA (KBO no. 0878.449.816, Durmstraat 29, 9030 Mariakerke, tel: +32 9 269 10 69, e-mail: (hereinafter: VSA) uses its own cookies that are managed in its own name (own-party cookies) as well as cookies that are managed or placed by third parties (third-party cookies). VSA wishes to inform you in this cookie policy about the use and purpose of these cookies.

VSA mainly uses functional and technical (necessary) cookies to ensure that the website functions optimally and to guarantee its proper functioning and security. These cookies are placed without permission when using our website on any device, as they are part of VSA's legitimate interest.

VSA also uses non-functional cookies that are placed for statistical and commercial purposes. For example, VSA uses Google Analytics cookies for analytical purposes so that information can be collected about how you as a user interact with our website. This includes the pages you visit most often, your activity on our website and how often you return to our website. This information is used and analyzed (using Google Analytics) to help improve our website and your browsing experience. More specifically, statistical analyzes are made of the information we receive in this way. These statistical results allow us to improve the structure, navigation and content of our website and associated services. Your consent to the placement of these cookies is given by clicking the “accept cookies” button on our website. You can refuse the use of these cookies by clicking the "refuse cookies" button on our website. By disabling cookies, certain parts of our website cannot work optimally and certain functionalities and services cannot be used.

The functional and non-functional cookies, as well as your cookie choice are stored for a period of 1 year.

With all common browsers you can check in the settings or options or indicate which cookies you allow. If you cannot find these settings, you can consult the help function of your browser. Through your browser you can view and delete the current cookies on your computer, and choose not to accept them in the future.

If you have given VSA permission to use non-functional cookies, you can change this setting at any time and the already installed cookies will be deleted. You can do this via the link below: reset.

It is possible that our website contains links to other websites that are not operated by VSA. VSA is not liable for privacy measures or the content of these other websites. It is possible that these other websites also use cookies and register your visit to our website (for example YouTube via the YouTube plugin). VSA recommends that you consult the privacy statement and cookie policy stated on the relevant websites.

If you have any questions or comments regarding our cookie policy, please contact our office at data

VSA also wishes to point out that you have the option of submitting a complaint to the national supervisory authority. This can be done via the following contact details:

Data Protection Authority

Printing press street 35

1000 Brussels

+32 (0)2 274 48 00

+32 (0)2 274 48 35