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Cookie policy

The Housing Company (Heirbaan 45, 3110 Rotselaar – BE0439.719.707)  is responsible for this cookie policy. If you have any questions and/or comments, please contact us at the address above or at the email address office@thehousingcompany.be.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text and number file that we store in your browser or on your computer’s hard drive. This allows us to remember your preferences when using our website. As soon as you visit our Website you will be asked for permission to place the various categories of cookies that we use.

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will set cookies as soon as you visit our website.


Information about our use of cookies

The Housing Company uses cookies and similar technologies to distinguish your usage preferences from those of other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience when you visit our website and also allows us to optimise our website.

However, cookies and similar technologies do not systematically collect information that could identify users of our website. They only help us to improve how our website works, to understand the interests of our users and to measure how effective the content of our website is.

Please read our privacy policy to take note of the privacy rules that apply to the website.


Which cookies are used on thehousingcompany.be

Below you can find an overview of functional and non-functional cookies, which are used on our website.

Necessary cookies

Some cookies are required to enable the core functionality of our website. The website will not function properly without these cookies and therefore they are enabled by default and cannot be disabled.

Name Host name Path Expiry date
cookiehub .thehousingcompany.be / 365 days
Used by CookieHub to store information about whether visitors have specified or refused the use of cookie categories used on the site.


Preferred cookies allow the website to remember information about what the design of the website looks like or how the website behaves for the user. For example: saving the selected currency, region, language or colour theme.

Name Host name Path Expiry date
pll_language www.thehousingcompany.be / 365 days
This cookie is used to remember the language selected by the user when he revisits the Polylang website.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information about its use.

Name Host name Path Expiry date
_ga .thehousingcompany.be / 730 days
Contains a unique ID used by Google Analytics to determine that two different hits belong to the same user during browsing sessions.
_gid .thehousingcompany.be / 1 day
Contains a unique ID used by Google Analytics to determine that two different hits belong to the same user during browsing sessions.

Other cookies

The cookies in this category are not yet categorised and their purpose may be unknown at this time.

Name Host name Path Expiry date
_gat_UA-101004534-1 .thehousingcompany.be / 1 hour

Manage cookies

The activation of cookies or the withdrawal of consent regarding the use of cookies can easily be carried out via your web browser:

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian DPA: Gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit, Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussel, Tel +32 (0)2 274 48 00, website: https://dataprotectionauthority.be/.