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Cookie Policy


Please accept our cookie policy to continue using our website.

This policy is intended to provide website users with information about cookies, how Shirley Parsons uses them, how they relate to your privacy online and to ensure that you are fully aware of the cookies we use. This allows you to make an informed choice about your continued acceptance of cookies.

Applicable law

Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003

Personal Data Protection Act 1998

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - from 25 May 2018

What are cookies and how do we use them?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded to your computer when you visit a website to make the website work and the user experience more efficient.

We collect your data automatically via cookies, in accordance with the cookie settings in your browser, with your preferences for the website and where you have given your consent.

Cookies are broadly categorized based on their type and how we use them, as listed below:

Strictly necessary cookies - required for normal website functions. It enables basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. These cookies do not store any personal data or collect information that can be used to advertise services to you.

Functionality and preference cookies - used to remember your settings to improve your website visit, provide services and make certain items work, such as YouTube video playback and integration with social networking sites. These cookies may be provided by third parties.

Performance/statistics cookies – used to count visits and traffic sources and record your navigation on a website so that when you visit that website again, custom options can be presented based on your last visit. These cookies also help us understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously (web analytics/statistics) so that we can continually improve our services. These cookies may be provided by third parties.

Marketing cookies - used to display advertisements that are relevant to you and your interests and that are engaging for each individual user, based on your website activities. These cookies may come from third-party advertisers.

There are several online sources to learn more about cookies, including information from the Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) https://autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl/nl/onderwerpen/internet-telefoon-tv-en-post/cookies and http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Data transmitted by cookies will never contain your name, address, telephone number or payment details. However, certain cookies uniquely identify your IP address (uniquely identifying a device and approximate location), which is treated as personal data under the GDPR.

We also share information about your use of our site with our advertising and analytics partners, who may combine this information with other data that you have provided to them or that they have collected through your use of their services.

Which cookies do we use?

See the Cookie Overview section for details.

If you want to know what data is collected by third parties when you click on their ads, you should consult their privacy statement to find out what they collect, how they process it and what they use it for.

Certain third-party "Functional" cookies, such as those from Google and Twitter, may also be used by the third party to target ads. For more information about third-party cookies from Google and Twitter, please refer to www.twitter.com/privacy and www.google.nl/policies/privacy/.

Opt-in for cookies

To the extent required by applicable law, we will ask for your consent to use cookies ("Opt-in").

Disabling and deleting cookies

Most web browsers allow you to see which cookies you have, clear them individually, clear them all, or offer the option to disable or disallow cookies so that you can manage your cookies. Instructions for this can usually be found in the 'Help' menu of a browser.

Please note that if you decide to block all cookies in your browser, you may not be able to access the entire website or certain parts of it. In addition, you can also delete the "Opt-in" cookie settings, which will change your website preferences. In that case, you will have to choose again.

Policy updates

We can change our cookie policy at any time and all changes will be posted on the web page. The changes will take effect as soon as they are posted on the website. Therefore, you should check these terms regularly.

By continuing to use the Website after such changes have been posted, you will be deemed to have accepted these changes.

Cookie overview

This overview shows the main cookies used on our websites (including third-party cookies) and what they do.

Strictly necessary cookies:



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These cookies are created especially for you when you visit our website. The cookies allow us to identify you as a visitor to the website, remember temporary information between pages and determine whether a user has accepted the cookie(s) for the website and manage our cookie notifications.


It is used for load balancing and identifies the server that delivered the last page to the browser. This improves the performance of the website.


This identifies the user and enables authentication.


Provides protection against counterfeiting.

Functionality cookies:




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Deze cookies houden u ingelogd, integreren met sociale netwerksites zoals Google en Twitter om het delen van inhoud van onze site op die platforms mogelijk te maken, en slaan de momenteel bekeken regio op. Ze worden ook gebruikt bij het weergeven van tabellen voor het bekijken van kandidaten en advertenties om de prestaties en bruikbaarheid van de website te verbeteren.




These third-party cookies are used to collect information and statistics (create reports in Google Analytics) about how visitors use the website, such as the number of visitors, whether they have been to the website before, where they come from and which pages they have visited. Visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout to learn more about these Google Analytics services and how to opt out.

Preference and marketing cookies:





These cookies collect data for reports to provide insight into characteristics of web users, such as the use of the website for the first time or repeatedly, and the behavior of "target groups" in response to our marketing. They also allow us to create remarketing "audiences" based on user behavior on our site and then advertise through ad accounts such as AdWords. In addition, they show advertisements to website visitors while browsing other sites and apps and give us insight into what happens after you (as a web user/customer) have interacted with advertisements, such as subscribing to our newsletter or calling our company.

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By using our website you consent to the use of cookies as described in this Cookie Policy. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by adjusting your browser settings to disable or block cookies. However, please note that disabling or blocking certain cookies may affect the functionality of the website and your user experience.

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on the website and the updated Cookie Policy will take effect immediately upon posting. We encourage you to check this policy regularly to stay informed about how we use cookies.

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of cookies, please contact us using the contact details provided.

Please note that this Cookie Policy applies only to our website and may not apply to third party websites or services that may be linked or accessed through our website. We are not responsible for the cookie use of such third-party websites or services.

Thank you for your understanding.