Cookie Policy

1. Cookies

The (sub)websites of the city of Hasselt/OCMW Hasselt use cookies. Cookies are small files that are automatically created on the hard drive of your computer.  

2. Types

- Technically required cookies

These cookies are required  for a decent functioning of the websites. Without these cookies the website might not perform in an appropriate way. Consequently it is advised not to deactivate its creation.

Functional cookies

  • These cookies are created to improve the functionality of the website. They make the use of the website more comfortable. It includes e.g. the storage of accessed content or remember the e-mailaddress and password, entered at the moment of an earlier visit of the website.
  • Our (sub)websites use also tracking cookies from Google Analytics to a.o. keep track of users statistics. The city of Hasselt/OCMW Hasselt uses these statistics to continuously improve the website and to offer you the most relevant information. Google can provide this information whenever they are legally obliged to do so or when third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We do not have any influence on Google's procedures but we allowed Google Inc. to use the obtained analytics information for other Google services. In that case Google Inc. is responsible for the information processing. On this matter we refer to the Google Inc. Privacy Policy on

3. Cookies acceptance or rejection

You can decide yourself whether you accept or reject cookies. Most webbrowser programs accept automatically cookies, but in most cases you can adapt the settings in such a way that cookies are refused.  The configuration of the settings need to be done for each browser and for each computer. If you choose to disable the creation of cookies this can result in a restricted operation of some functionalities of the website.

  • Browser - Microsoft Internet Explorer
    1. In Internet Explorer, click op 'Internet options' in the menu 'Extra'.
    2. On the tab page 'Privacy', switch the setting-slider to 'low' or to 'accept all cookies' (option above 'medium' disables the creation of cookies)
    3. Click 'OK'.
  • Browser - Mozilla Firefox
    1. Click on 'Extra' in the Menu of your browser and next on “Options”
    2. Select tab page 'Privacy' and next select 'Tell websites that I don't want to be followed'
    3. Click 'OK'.
  • Browser - Google Chrome
    1. Click 'Extra' on top of the browserwindow and select 'Options'.
    2. Click 'Under the Hood' tab, select 'Privacy' en next select 'Content settings'.
    3. Select  'Allow local data to be set'.
  • Browser - Safari
    1. Click on pictogram 'Cog' n top of the browserwindow and next select 'Preference'
    2. Click on 'Security' and select option: 'Block third party cookies and publicity cookies.
    3. Click 'Save'.

4. Adjustements/Contact

For any question on the Cookie Policy of the city of Hasselt/OCMW Hasselt, we kindly ask you to contact the  webmaster  

Possibly our Cookie Policy is subject to adjustments and changes in the future. It is the users responsibility to consult this document on a regular base.