Cookies Policy

On this IJJO website, we use both our own and third-party cookies, in order to improve your experience as a Web User and show you advertising adapted to your browsing habits.

If you use this website, property of the IJJO, it is assumed that you have accepted beforehand the use of cookies as set out in the terms to follow of this Cookies Policy. Since it may be periodically updated, in accordance with new legislative or regulatory requirements, or in order to adapt the policy to instructions given by the National Data Protection Authority of Belgium, we suggest that you regularly reread it.

If you have any doubts pertaining to the Cookies Policy that follows, please contact:

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are automatically inserted onto digital devices used by the Web User when they visit the website. These downloaded files may store data that can be updated and recovered by the entity responsible for their installation. These files allow the operator to see the Web User’s behaviour while on the website, useful for statistical reasons, as well as for improving the services and adapting the website to the preferences of the Web User. Cookies are exclusively associated with the browser used and do not provide in themselves personal data. Cookies cannot damage the device and moreover are extremely useful, since they help to identify and solve problems.


Necessary cookie

Has_js: This cookie allows us to tell whether or not the Web User has JavaScript activated in their browser. This is a session cookie.



This web page uses Google Analytics, which is an analysis service from Google, allowing the IJJO to see how Web Users interact with its website.

Furthermore, a selection of cookies are enabled and used to collect information on an anonymous basis, which allows us to create reports about trends on the website without being able to identify Web Users individually. This tool aims to ensure that the service continues to be provided and to improve the website.

If the Web User blocks the creation of cookies, it may be that not all the functionalities of the website can be used to their full extent, and limitations may be imposed.

Future collection and storage of the IP address and cookie-created data can be stopped at any time. The following link leads to the necessary browser tool for doing so:

The use of your data by Google Analytics can be turned off by clicking on this link. By doing so, an opt-out cookie will be activated that blocks the use of your data when you visit this website.

Cookie name Duration period Description __utma Two years from configuration or after an update Used to differentiate between Web Users and browsing sessions. __utmt 10 minutes Used to limit the request rate __utmb 30 minutes from configuration or after an update Used to record new sessions or visits __utmc End of the browser session. Previously, this cookie worked with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the Web User was on a new session or visit. __utmz Six months from configuration or after an update. Records the site that the Web User came from or the digital pathway taken to get to the website. __utmv Two years from configuration or after an update. Used to store data on personalised visitor metrics.


When they start a session on the IJJO website, the Web User receives information about the Cookie Policy and use of cookies through a banner that appears on the lower part of the webpage. The Web User is then prompted to take one of the two following actions:

  • Accept. This notification will not be shown again whenever the Web User navigates to a new page during this session. By clicking here, the User indicates that they give their express and full consent to the use of cookies, as laid out in the terms and conditions of this Policy.
  • Close. The notification will be hidden on the current page, but on moving to another page of the portal, it will return at the top of the screen.

This will have no negative effect on the Web User’s ability to configure, turn off, or delete cookies, as set out in the following section.


The User can restrict, block or delete the cookies used on the website, changing the browser’s settings to this effect. We recommend you look at the following links to find out more about these processes:

Internet Explorer: Tools –> Internet options -> Privacy -> Settings

In the tool bar, select ‘Internet options’. Click on the privacy tab. You will see a moveable scale for setting the level of privacy with six positions, allowing you to control the number of cookies that will be installed: Block all cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default setting), Low, and Accept all cookies.

For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or the Help function of the browser.

Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Personalised Settings.

In the tool bar, select ‘Options’. Click on the privacy tab in the options frame. From the dropdown menu choose ‘Use custom settings for history’. This will show the cookie options and you will be able to choose whether to turn them on or off by ticking the appropriate box.

For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or the Help function of the browser.

Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced settings –> Privacy -> Content settings

On the settings menu, select ‘Show advanced settings’ at the bottom of the page. Then click on the ‘Content settings’ in the privacy section.

The section at the top of the page that appears gives information about cookies and allows you to choose which cookies you want to allow. You will also be able to delete any cookies stored on your device at that time.

For more information, you can consult Google support or the Help function of the browser.

Safari: Preferences -> Security

On the settings menu, choose the ‘Preferences’ option. Open the privacy tab. Choose the option that you prefer from the ‘Block cookies’ section. Remember that certain features and the full functionality of the site may not be available after turning off cookies.

For more information, you can consult Apple support or the Help function of the browser.