BIOBEST – Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

This Cookie Policy aims to inform you about what cookies are and how Biobest and its affiliates (“we”, “us”, “our”, or “Biobest”) use them on our Biobest Software Platform (“Platform”), so that you can easily manage your cookie-settings. It is recommended to read this policy to understand the types of cookies we use, i.e., the information we collect using cookies, how that information is used, and how to control the cookie preferences.

Biobest respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) and the national legislation implementing or supplementing the GDPR. For more details on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, please read our Privacy Policy.

2. Who we are and how to contact us?

“Biobest ” refers to Biobest Group NV, having its registered office at Ilse Velden 18, 2260 Westerlo, Belgium, and with company number 0893.948.337.

This cookie policy describes our data processing activities as data controller in respect of the cookies collected and processed via the Platform. Under the GDPR, data controllers are the main decision-makers: they exercise overall control over the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

3. What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your browser, computer or other devices. The placement and use of cookies is governed by the Belgian Act on Electronic Communications (transposition of the European e-Privacy Directive) and the GDPR.

Some of the cookies that we use are essential to ensure that our Platform works properly, others serve to provide you a better, faster and safer user exerience.

Cookies are generally classified in one or more of the following categories:

You can find more information on the specific cookies that Biobest places on its Platform in section 4 below, and you will learn how to manage these cookies (including, if desired, how to delete them) under section 5.

4. What types of cookies do we use?

4.1. General

Depending on your use of the Platform, Biobest may place the cookies for the purposes set forth below. Please note that our Platform may evolve and more functionalities may be added from time to time. In such event, we will update the below table as necessary.

4.2. Cookies used on our Platform

Type of cookie Purpose of the cookie Name of the cookie Own cookie / third party cookie Storage period
Functional Cookie Remember user’s display language selection webapp-lang Own cookie 400 days

5. How can you manage, delete and control cookies?

All major internet browsers provide different methods to manage, block and delete cookies installed on your browser, computer or mobile devices. You can change your browser's settings to block/delete the cookies placed by Biobest. In addition, you can set your browser or mobile settings in such a manner that you get a notification every time a cookie is placed on your browser, computer or other device, so that you can decide whether you wish to accept this cookie or not.

To find out more about managing and deleting cookies, visit

Please note that when you disable certain cookies, it is possible that some parts of the Platform will no longer function properly and you will no longer enjoy an optimal user experience.

6. Disclosures of Personal Data

Biobest may share your personal data, as required for the purposes set forth in Biobest’s Privacy Policy. Upon request, Biobest shall, as soon as possible after the request, inform you of the third parties with whom your personal data have been shared by providing you a more detailed list.

7. Third party links

Our Platform may contain links to third party websites and/or applications. Biobest is not responsible for the content of these websites and applications, nor for the cookies, privacy standards and practices of such third parties. We recommend you to read the relevant cookie and privacy policies of these third parties before you accept their cookies and visit their website to ensure yourself that your personal data is sufficiently protected. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Platform and welcome any feedback about these websites and/or applications.

8. What are your rights?

Within the limits defined in Articles 15-22 of the GDPR, you have the following legal rights in relation to personal data collected by Biobest via cookies:

You can exercise these rights by sending an e-mail to: For more information on how you can exercise your rights, reference is made to our Privacy Policy.

9. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

If and to the extent provided for in the applicable data protection legislation, you have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority if you consider that our processing of your personal data violates the applicable regulations. In Belgium the competent authority is the Data Protection Authority:

We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the authority, so please contact us in first instance.

10. Changes to this Cookie Policy

From time to time, we may need to change this Cookie Policy, for example in case of use of new functionalities on the Platform. We therefore encourage you to regularly review this Cookie Policy. The date of the last amended version is listed at the bottom of the Cookie Policy. Changes to our Cookie Policy will be published on the Platform and, if applicable, will be submitted for approval.

Latest update: 16/05/2024