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These cookies are required in order to enable our website to function properly.

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Analytical cookies

Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager

We use Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to monitor how you use our website. We collect the following information, among other things:

  • IP address (this is partially anonymised) 
  • Which pages you visit and in what sequence
  • The browser that you use (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.)
  • Whether you surf on our website with a laptop or smartphone
  • How long your visit lasts and how long you stay on pages

These statistics are anonymous to us, but not to Google. They can use that data.

The city of Leuven has a processing agreement with Google. Your personal data are not visible and will not be shared with other parties.

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Cookies for social media and advertising

Facebook Pixel

On Facebook you sometimes come across messages from the city. With the Facebook Pixel we remember which pages you visit on our website. This way we can only show you messages on Facebook that are relevant to you. 

We only use the Facebook Pixel for large campaigns. We are not currently using the Facebook Pixel.

We keep the data up to 4 months.

Cookies for user research

We collect data about how you use our website to improve our services. For example Hotjar or a pop-up questionnaire.

We are not currently using cookies for research.

Cookies for chat

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