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Cookie Policy 🍪

This cookie policy applies to all Websites and online applications of:

Brightspace Leuven          Brightspace Brussels
Deparco Group NV             BCBW NV
Interleuvenlaan 74               Interleuvenlaan 74
3001 Heverlee                      3001 Heverlee
Belgium                                Belgium


Contact email: 


They are collectively referred to as 'Brightspace' or 'we' in this document.


This document informs about the technologies that help this Website to achieve the purposes described below. Such technologies are called Cookies and allow us to access and store information or use resources (for example by running a script) on a User’s device as they interact with this Website.

The Belgian law states that we can store Cookies if they are necessary for the functioning of the Website. For all other types of Cookies, we will need your consent. Whenever consent is given, it can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document. 
This Website uses Cookies managed directly by Brightspace (so-called “first-party” Cookies) and Cookies that enable services provided by a third-party (so-called “third-party” Cookies). Unless otherwise specified within this document, third-party providers may access the Cookies managed by them.

There are different types of Cookies:

  1. Essential Cookies: These Cookies enable core functionality such as security, verification of identity and network management. These Cookies can’t be disabled.

  2. Marketing Cookies are used to track advertising effectiveness to provide a more relevant service and deliver better ads to suit your interests.

  3. Functional Cookies: These Cookies collect data to remember choices Users make to improve and give a more personalised experience.

  4. Analytics Cookies: These Cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our Website, discover errors and provide a better overall analytics.

The validity and expiration periods of Cookies may vary depending on the lifetime set by us or the relevant provider. Some of them expire upon termination of the User’s browsing session. 

In addition to what’s specified in the descriptions within each of the categories below, Users may find more precise and updated information regarding lifetime specification as well as any other relevant information – such as the presence of other Cookies - in the linked privacy policies of the respective third-party providers or by contacting us. 

What Cookies do we use?


This Website uses so-called Essential Cookies to carry out activities that are strictly necessary for the operation or delivery of the Service.

Third-party Cookies

Platform services and hosting  

These services have the purpose of hosting and running key components of this Website, therefore allowing the provision of this Website from within a unified platform. Such platforms provide a wide range of tools to us – e.g. analytics, user registration, commenting, database management, e-commerce, payment processing – that imply the collection and handling of Personal Data.

Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored. 

Wix (, Ltd.)  

Wix is a platform provided by, Ltd. that allows us to build, run and host this Website. 
Wix is highly customisable and can host websites from simple blogs to complex e-commerce platforms. 

Personal Data processed: device information, Cookies and Usage Data. 

Place of processing: Israel – Privacy Policy

Storage duration:  

  • XSRF-TOKEN: duration of the session 

  • _wixCIDX: 3 months 

  • _wix_browser_sess: duration of the session 

  • bSession: 30 minutes 

  • hs: duration of the session

  • ssr-caching: duration of the session 

  • svSession: 2 years

  • consent-policy: 1 year

  • fedops.logger.defaultOverrides: duration of the session

How to manage preferences and provide or withdraw consent?


There are various ways to manage Cookie related preferences and to provide and withdraw consent, where relevant:

Users can manage preferences related to Cookies from directly within their own device settings, for example, by preventing the use or storage of Cookies. 

Additionally, whenever the use of Cookies is based on consent, Users can provide or withdraw such consent by setting their preferences within the cookie notice or by updating such preferences accordingly via the relevant consent-preferences widget, if available. 

It is also possible, via relevant browser or device features, to delete previously stored Cookies, including those used to remember the User’s initial consent. 

Other Cookies in the browser’s local memory may be cleared by deleting the browsing history. 

With regard to any third-party Cookies, Users can manage their preferences and withdraw their consent via the related opt-out link (where provided), by using the means indicated in the third party's privacy policy, or by contacting the third party. 

Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: 
•    Google Chrome
•    Mozilla Firefox
•    Apple Safari
•    Microsoft Internet Explorer
•    Microsoft Edge
•    Brave
•    Opera

Users may also manage certain categories of Cookies used on mobile apps by opting out through relevant device settings such as the device advertising settings for mobile devices, or tracking settings in general (Users may open the device settings and look for the relevant setting). 

Users are free to decide whether or not to grant consent. However, please note that Cookies help this Website to provide a better experience and advanced functionalities to Users (in line with the purposes outlined in this document). Therefore, in the absence of the User's consent, we may be unable to provide related features. 

Our Privacy Policy

We also recommend you to read our Privacy Policy. Our Cookie and Privacy Policy are related. Sometimes we use Cookies to collect certain information about your use of our Services. In our Privacy Policy you can read which Personal Data we may collect from you, how we collect this data, for which purposes we collect this data and how we want to deal with it. Moreover, you can find additional information in our Privacy Policy regarding your rights concerning your Personal Data.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy may be changed from time to time. We will notify you when there are important changes, and ask for your permission if necessary.


Definitions and legal references  


Personal Data (or Data) 

Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data 

Information collected automatically through this Website (or third-party services employed in this Website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilised by the Users who use this Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilised to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilised by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment. 


The individual using this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject. 

This Website (or this Application) 

The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed. 


The service provided by this Website as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application. 

European Union (or EU) 

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.


Cookies consist of small sets of data stored in the User's browser. 


Legal information 

This cookie policy has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation). 

This cookie policy relates solely to this Website, if not stated otherwise within this document. 

Latest update: 13 February 2023

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