Fordaq Cookie Policy

Last Updated: 21.05.2018
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This Cookie Policy and the Fordaq Privacy Statement  govern the use of cookies on the websites of Fordaq SA, i.e.,, and their subdomains.

Fordaq SA has its registered office at Avenue Louise, 523, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.

Fordaq uses cookies to improve the experience for visitors to our websites and has published this Cookie Policy. It explains what cookies are and how we use them on our websites.

Cookies are tiny files, composed of a string of letters and numbers, placed on your computer by web page servers.  They enable the website owner to distinguish you from other users of the website.  Cookies cannot be executed as code or used to deliver viruses and they cannot enable us to access your hard drive. We cannot read any information on your hard drive even if we store cookies there.  

Fordaq’s websites make use of cookies. If you continue to browse our websites, you consent to the use of cookies.

If you do not want to receive cookies while browsing our websites, or if you want to delete cookies from your devices, you can modify your browser and/or mobile device settings accordingly by following the instructions on this website: Please be aware that parts of our websites may not function correctly if you disable cookies.

The data generated through cookies on our websites can be used for the following purposes:

Strictly necessary
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often and if they receive error messages.  They are used to improve how a website works in future versions.

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make such as user name, language or region you are in and provide a more enhanced personal experience.   

Targeting or advertising
These cookies are used to deliver content more relevant to you and your interests.

Fordaq is required by law to obtain your consent for all types of cookies that we place other than those that are “strictly necessary”. This consent is obtained through a banner placed on our websites informing you that, if you continue to browse our websites, you consent to the use of cookies as described in this policy.

Please find hereunder an overview of the cookies we use on our website:

As mentioned in the table above, the personal data that is processed through the use of cookies may be shared with the following third parties:

  • Zopim (, in the meantime renamed Zendesk (
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Tag Manager
  • DoubleClick (Google)
  • Google Adwords
  • Facebook
  • SmartLook (

With exception of SmartLook, the above third parties are established in the United-States of America. This may imply that personal data concerning you will be transferred to that country. However, these third parties have all adhered to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, and hence offer an adequate level of protection for your personal data.

More information about how we process your personal data and how to contact us can be found in the Fordaq Privacy Statement .