Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is August’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website,, and other sites we own and operate.

We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

This policy is effective as of 10 March 2019.

Cookie Policy

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser, on the hard disk of your computer or on your mobile device, when you visit a website. These pieces of information travel back and forth between the website’s server and your browser. In this manner cookies make it possible to identify a user’s terminal (computer, smart phone, etc) and present the website content in a manner adapted to the user’s preferences. Cookies cannot be used to identify a physical person.

2. Why do we use cookies?

August uses cookies primarily to ensure your visit to our website is as pleasant as possible and to offer you a great experience. We also use it to gather some anonymous analytics to improve our overall site approach.

3. Categories of cookies used by our website

When you view our website, we may install a range of cookies on your browser, according to your preferences. Cookies that we use can be divided in the categories as follows:

Cookie type Information
Essential Some cookies are essential to the functioning of the website. These are mentioned here explicitly.
Performance and Analytics We may use cookies to assess the performance of our website, to understand the behaviour of our visitors.
Functional We use some cookies to remember certain preferences you make on our website. For example, you can watch third party video clips in such a way.
First Party These cookies are only installed by us and ensure the proper functioning of our website or mobile applications and remember your preferences.
Third Party Other cookies are installed by a third party with a different domain name (e.g. Google, Facebook, LinkedIn). For details on the use of cookies by third parties, we refer to the cookie policies published on their different websites.
Marketing We may use cookies that allow us to create a visitors profile based on your surfing behaviour in order to align the showed advertisements with your interests.
Social Media Some cookies allow you to share the content of our website or mobile application on social media. These are third party cookies installed by social media.

4. How to manage cookies on our website

You can manage / delete the cookie settings via your browser settings. You are free to delete or block certain cookies from being installed on your device. Note that if you disable cookies entirely, our website may not function properly. The links below explain what you should do to manage cookies in the browser you are using:

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to measure how users have found us, how they use our website and to improve our website. You can opt-out from Google Analytics by installing an Opt-out Browser Add-on here: link

4.1 Links and additional information about cookies

If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:

  1. All About Cookies
  2. Your Online Choices

During your first visit to our website or mobile application, we will ask you to accept the aforementioned cookies. You can accept our cookies by explicitly click “accept” or by further accessing our website or mobile application.

5. Where can I get more information?

If you have any questions about this cookie policy, please send us an email at: Please note that the information about cookies may change from time to time, for example as a result of changing laws or regulations. In order to be up-to-date with our cookie policy, please visit this page regularly.

6. Cookies overview

In the following table are all the cookies we are using.

name provider description expiration
__cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic 1 year
__cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic 1 year
_ga Visitor Statistics 2 year
_gid Visitor Statistics 24 hours
GDPR_COOKIE_ACCEPTED Cookie consent Session
GDPR_COOKIE_ACCEPTED_AT Cookie consent Session
cv august:1:1552404668 Used by the cache to validate traffic 1 year

Revisions to this page

  1. 2019/03/10 12:06 UTC+1 (Brussels)