Cookies, what are they?

The Rockelingen website uses cookies. These are small text files that your computer stores when you use our website. They map information about your browser type, operating system, geographical location, website visit and your personal preferences, among other things.

Why do we use cookies?

By using cookies we can offer you the best user experience. Thanks to cookies we can:

  • Constantly optimize our website;
  • Remember your preferences, so you don't have to enter or download the same information over and over when you use our website;
  • Improve the safety and speed of our website;
  • Make our marketing more efficient so that we can offer you a better service.

What do we not use cookies for?

We only use the information we collect within Rockelingen. We will therefore not pass your details on to third parties. Moreover, everything is processed anonymously.

What types of cookies are there and what are they for?

We can divide the cookies we use into four categories:

  1. Essential cookies

    Essential cookies are cookies that are necessary for a website to function. They ensure that basic functions such as page navigation, security and loading time can work.

  2. Functional cookies

    Functional cookies are cookies that keep track of information about your choices and preferences on a website. For example, they remember your language choice, login details or the region in which you live.

  3. Analytical cookies

    Analytical cookies collect information about the behavior of website visitors and the performance of the website. Based on the results, the website can be improved and visitors get a better user experience.

  4. Marketing cookies

    Marketing cookies follow the surfing behavior of website visitors and compile a user profile based on that. That profile is used to make the browsing experience more personal and, for example, to show personalized offers, advertisements, newsletters and suchlike that match your interests.

Which cookies are placed through our site?

First party cookies

Rockelingen mainly uses first party cookies or direct cookies that serve to improve your user experience on This means that they only collect information on our website itself. They arrange the technical part of the website and remember certain things of the visitor, such as the language choice, the page visited and the time the visitor spends on the website.

Specific overview:
PHPSESSID​ (session cookie)
  • Type: essential cookie
  • Lifespan: session
  • Purpose: this cookie allows communication between web server and browser and temporarily stores information about your session. For example, it means that you don't have to completely fill in a form when you reload the page or make a mistake.
rockelingenCookieConsent (Cookie)
  • Type: Analytical cookie
  • Lifespan: 1 year
  • Purpose: this cookie lets us know if you have given permission for the use of cookies
rockelingenCookieConsentData (Cookie)
  • Type: Analytical cookie
  • Lifespan: 1 year
  • Purpose: contains your IP address, the date and the link to the webpage when you consent to the use of cookies.
__utmb (Google Tag Manager)
  • Type: Analytical cookie
  • Lifespan: 30 minutes
  • Purpose: determines new sessions and visits.
__utmc (Google Tag Manager)
  • Type: Analytical cookie
  • Lifespan: session
  • Purpose: cooperates with the __utmb cookie to identify new sessions of returning visitors.
__utmt_UA-240610-3 (Google Tag Manager)
  • Type: Analytical cookie
  • Lifespan: 10 minutes
  • Aim: Delays the request speed and thus ensures that data collection on sites with high traffic is limited.
__utmz (Google Tag Manager)
  • Type: analytische cookie
  • Lifespan: 6 months
  • Purpose: identifies the source that led you to our website.
__utma (Google Tag Manager)
  • Type: Analytical cookie
  • Lifespan: 2 years
  • Purpose: to distinguish unique users and sessions.
Third party cookies

In addition, there are also third parties with a different domain name that place cookies through the Rockelingen website. Examples of this are Google and Facebook. They monitor users' surfing behavior and create a user profile based on that data.

Parties that may set cookies:
  • Google Analytics, Google Adwords and Google Remarketing: Google
  • Facebook pixel: Facebook

How can you disable cookies?

You can also disable cookies, delete or change the settings for cookies, although in that case our website will no longer be able to work optimally. Do you still want to change the settings for cookies? Then you can find the instructions for different browsers here:


Rockelingen has the right to change this cookie statement. This cookie policy was last changed on June 3, 2019.