Cookie policy

Who are we?

This website is the property of Degroote Trucks & Trailers nv with VAT number BE 0415 584 325, having its registered office at Hille Noord 1, 8750 Wingene, Belgium. Where this policy refers to ‘We’, ‘Us’, ‘Our’, it shall mean Degroote Trucks & Trailers.

You can contact us at the above address or by email at


Degroote Trucks & Trailers ( uses its own cookies (so-called first-party cookies) and cookies from third parties whose services are (or may be) used on the website (third-party cookies). The article below contains an overview of all cookies with their respective purpose, retention period, as well as who places and receives them.

If you decide not to accept the marketing cookies, for example, certain parts of our website may not function or function properly, e.g. video, ...

If you have given us consent to use non-functional cookies, you may at all times change your preferences (see below).

What are cookies?

These are small data files that, when you visit the website, are stored on the device you use to visit our website, such as a computer, tablet or smartphone. Where we refer to ‘cookies’ below, we also mean other similar technologies, such as pixels, plug-ins, and trackers. ReCaptcha… Cookies make it possible to identify your web browser. This is useful because then you do not need to re-enter your data, indicate your preferences or change your settings. This also allows us to make our website perform better, to gain insight into visitor behaviour on the website and allows other parties to gain insight into your surfing behaviour so that they can show personalised ads across multiple websites and leave out non-relevant ads.

We would also like to give you some information about the social media cookies used to integrate various social networking sites on our website. Third-party embedded elements, or in other words content stored with a third party, may in fact also be displayed on our website. In addition, content may be shared via social networking sites through the buttons present on the various pages. Examples of such social networking sites include Facebook, Google, Whatsapp, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter.

We use functional, preference, analytical and marketing cookies. With the exception of functional cookies, we ask your consent before placing these small data files. The processing of functional cookies (necessary for the proper functioning of our website) is based on our contractual obligation to provide you with a properly functioning website.

The cookies are considered personal data. For more information about the processing of your personal data see our privacy policy.

Cookies do not compromise the security of your computer.

Types of cookie


First-party cookies are cookies that Degroote Trucks & Trailers places on its website.

Third-party cookies are cookies that third parties place on the Degroote Trucks & Trailers website as a result of Degroote Trucks & Trailers inserting elements from other websites.


Permanent cookies remain permanently present on your device (desktop, laptop, smartphone, etc.) for the lifetime of the cookie. They are activated each time you visit our website.

Session cookies apply only to the current session and are deleted when you close the browser.

What is the purpose of these cookies?

Functional cookies ensure that all parts of the website function optimally. These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning and security of the website.

Non-functional cookies have statistical, social and commercial purposes.

Analytical cookies give us insight into how visitors to our website navigate between different pages and from which region they visit us. This collected information is used for a statistical analysis with the aim of making the structure, navigation and content of our website more enjoyable and to improve it.

The marketing cookies are used to provide you with a personalised online advertising offer.

The social media cookies are set via buttons of the social media sites (such as Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.) that are placed on our website and forwarded to these social media. We have no influence on how they use and handle this data. For more information see the privacy statements of these third parties whose links you will find below.


Cookies we use

Your consent

By clicking ‘accept all cookies’, we get your consent when you first visit our website. However, if you want to set your preferences in more detail, you can do so by clicking on the button next to your selection, followed by ‘save my preferences’.

You can withdraw your consent at any time (see above).

If you only accepted functional cookies on your first visit, you can always change this preference (see above).

Enable and disable

You can also delete cookies automatically or manually via your browser. You also have the option to specify whether certain cookies may be placed or not. You can also set your internet browser to notify you when a cookie is placed.

For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Internet Explorer


Please note! If cookies are disabled, our website may not optimally work. After deletion, cookies will only be placed again following your consent (during your next visit to our website).

Your rights

You have quite a few rights in the processing of your personal data, which includes this processing of cookies.

Your rights will be implemented in our systems and procedures no later than 30 days after we receive your request. If for any reason we fail to meet this deadline, we will inform you before the original period expires.

You have the right to access your personal data

You have the right to access the personal data we process about you, to know the purpose of the processing, where we obtained the data from and who receives the data..

You can also find out how long we retain the data, whether the data is used for automated decision-making and whether we intend to transfer the data to a country outside the European Union.

We will provide you with the requested information in writing or electronically.

You have the right to have your data rectified/supplemented

The data we process about you may not or no longer be correct. You may at all times request to have the incorrect data rectified or supplemented with the missing data.

Right to erasure

If you believe we are processing these cookies unlawfully you can delete these via your browser.

Right to restrict processing of personal data

You may request for us to restrict the processing of your personal data if you suspect that the data is inaccurate or the processing is unlawful.

Right to object

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, including profiling. In that case, the processing will be stopped, unless processing is necessary to protect the interests of a third party or for the exercise or substantiation of legal claims.

Right to complain

If you do not agree with our position, you may contact the Belgian Data Protection Authority. You can also lodge a complaint with them. The contact details are: Drukpersstraat 35, 1000 Brussels, +32 2 274 48 00/

Identification of the applicant

You can exercise your rights to the processing of your personal data by means of a written request

Always be as specific as possible when you want to exercise your rights. This will allow us to correctly execute your request.

To prevent someone else from exercising your rights, we want to make every effort to check your identity. That is why the request must always be accompanied by a document proving that the applicant's identity matches yours. This can be done by including a copy of your identity card with the request. Don’t forget to black out your passport photo and identity card number (etc.) to protect your privacy.

If we are of the opinion that the issued document is insufficient proof, we will inform you accordingly. We reserve the right not to accept the request until satisfactory proof has been submitted.


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