Cookie statement

This Cookie statement applies to the website (hereinafter referred to as "Website").

This Website is operated by IDS Europe BV (herein referred to as "IDS EUROPE BV "), a company incorporated under Dutch law, with registered office at Schenkkade 50, 2595 AR The Hague, The Netherlands, VAT NL816196588B01 .

This Cookie statement explains which cookies and other files or tags are being used on the Website. By visiting or using the Website, you expressly agree to the use of cookies as set out in this statement. If you cannot agree to this Cookie statement, you must cease any further use of the Website.

This Cookie Policy only governs the use of cookies and other means on KPB’s website and does not govern the use of the sites, the processing of personal data collected on the sites by KPB or on the services provided on KPB’s website. Please read our:

  • Terms of use of the website for more information about the terms governing this website
  • The privacy policy for more information about how KPB processes your personal data:  

Cookies are small data files that are temporarily or permanently stored by the server of a website or application on your computer or device via the browser. The cookies contain a unique code that enables the recognition of your browser during your visit to that website (this is a so-called "session cookie") or during later visits or use (this is a so-called "permanent cookie").

Similar kinds of files stored on your computer or device include HTML5 storage, cached files, app profiles, etc., and websites and applications can also use your device’s processing capabilities for the provision of the website or application functionality or for other purposes.

Throughout this cookie policy, we will refer to these cookies, files, tags  and other forms of processing or storage as “cookies”.

Cookies allow us to simplify, complete and personalize the use of the Website.


The Website of IDS EUROPE BV uses different types of cookies:

2.1 Necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to be able to visit the Website and use certain parts thereof. These cookies for instance allow you to navigate between the different parts of the Website, or to fill out forms. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the Website will not work or will not work in an optimal manner. These cookies are established when you send a form, log in or communicate with the Website in another way than by clicking a hyperlink.

​​​​​​​2.2 Functional cookies

The functional cookies are cookies that make the functioning of the Website more easy and enjoyable, and make sure that you get a more personalized surfing experience. They are for instance the cookies that remember your language preference, as well as the cookies that track whether or not you were already asked to participate in a survey so that you are not continuously being presented the same survey.

​​​​​​​2.3 Performance cookies

These are cookies that serve the purpose of collecting information about the way visitors use the Website, such as information regarding the pages visited or the number of displayed error notifications, in order to analyse and optimize the use of the Website.

​​​​​​​2.4 Advertising (targeting) cookies

These cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as they help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission.

​​​​​​​2.5 Social media cookies

These cookies are used based on social connect functionalities or when you make use of a social media add on button, e.g. clicking on the ‘Like’ icon on a webpage. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website.

  1. LIST of used cookies

IDS Europe BV may use both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies allow a website operator to link your actions only during a browser session, when you open the Internet browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device for the period of time specified in the cookie. Below the storage period for the cookies we use, will be specified.

Below you will find an overview of the cookies used on this Website by IDS EUROPE BV and third party service providers. This list of cookies was last updated on the date indicated at the bottom of this Cookie statement. The list below will be completed from time to time with futures cookies used on this Website.

​​​​​​​3.1 First Party Cookies

The First Party Cookies, namely the cookies placed by IDS EUROPE BV itself concerning this Website, are:

  • __calitrack: (retention period: 365 days) and __calitrack_sess: (retention period: end of session); these cookies allow to monitor your activity on the Website (for example which pages have been visited, which banners you click, your location when you search for the nearest station and you agree to share your location, etc.).
  • cookie_compliance: this cookie is required to track which cookies we can store on your device; (retention period: 100 days)
  • fuel_favorite: this cookie stores your preferred fuel type; (retention period: 1 year)
  • station_favorite: this cookie stores the preferred fuel station; (retention period: 1 year)
  • ab-test-cookie: this cookie allows us to test the promotional campaigns we conduct by storing which campaign is shown to the user; (retention period: 10 days)

​​​​​​​3.2 Third Party Cookies

The Third Party Cookies, namely the cookies placed by another entity or domain than the website being visited, are:

  • We use Google Analytics cookies on this Website, namely:
    • _gat: this cookie allows to conduct statistical analyses by means of the Google Analytics tool (for more information, see:; (retention period: 10 minutes)
    • _ga: this cookie also allows to conduct statistical analysis by means of the Google Analytics tool, and more particularly allows to differentiate between individual users (visitors) (for more information, see:; (retention period: 2 year)
    • _gid: The user's visit on is measured in an anonymous way via Google Universal Analytics in order to optimize the information on Google Analytics is set up so that the IP address is not processed or data is shared. (permanent cookies with a validity of up to 2 years)
  • _hjIncludedInSample: In order to understand the click, scrolling and viewing behavior of the visitors, we use Hotjar cookies. The cookie contains a unique identifier (UUID), which makes it possible to follow the same visitor on multiple pages and sessions. This session cookie is placed to let Hotjar know if a visitor is included in the sample;
  • fr: cookie posted by Facebook. This cookie is placed for Facebook advertising (storage period: 3 months)
  • IDE: We also use one or more cookies for advertisements that we show all over the internet. One of the most important advertising cookies on non-Google sites is called "IDE" and is stored in browsers under the domain. Another is stored in and is called ANID. We use other cookies with names such as DSID, FLC, AID, TAID and exchange_uid. Other Google properties, such as YouTube, may also use these cookies to show you more relevant ads.
  • _cfduid: the Cloudflare cookie is used to ensure that the web pages load faster; This does not keep user information and no userID. This cookie is also used by cloudflare to add security settings per visitor. Eg: If cloudflare notices that your machine may be infected, they will show the visitor a security challenge.
  • 1P_JAR, DV: Google cookie. These cookies are used to collect website statistics and track conversion rates and Google ad personalization.
  • PREF: The PREF cookie remembers basic preferences, such as the choice of language, format of search results, how to display information, how to use it, how to use it, how to use the site
  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC: YouTube cookies used in the reproduction of videos through the web.
  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE: Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
  • YSC: Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
  • "SID" and "HSID": These cookies that contain digitally signed and encrypted data about a user's Google Account ID and the most recent login date. By combining these two cookies, we can block all kinds of attacks, such as attempts to steal the content of forms that you fill in on web pages.
  • NID: Most Google users have a preferred cookie "NID" in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to the Google sites. The NID cookie contains a unique ID that Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (for example, Dutch), how many search results you want per page (for example, 10 or 20) and whether you want the SafeSearch filter of Enable Google. Google uses cookies such as NID and SID to adjust ads on Google sites, such as Google Search. For example, we use such cookies to remember your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser's ads or search results, and your visits to an advertiser's website. This allows us to show you customized ads on Google.
  1. cookie management

You can change your cookie settings in your Internet browsers. These settings can be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.

You can find more information about cookies and similar tags/files at the following addresses:

  • (a guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy, produced by the internet advertising industry).
  1. changes

IDS EUROPE BV reserves the right to change this Cookie statement at any time. It is your responsibility to regularly check the applicable Cookie statement and observe the latest version thereof.

This Cookie statement was last updated and reviewed on 03.2017.


The company is responsible for the processing of these cookies, files and tags. Where this includes any personal data, our privacy statement is applicable. You can contact us on the following e-mail address: [email protected]