What are cookies?
Cookies are small files, placed in the browser of your device when you visit a website. The website can read the cookies again on your next visit. The information in these cookies is necessary, or at least useful, in view of your visit to or use of the website.
Most cookies have an expiry date. ‘Session cookies’ are automatically removed when you close your browser. ‘Persistent cookies’ stay on your device longer, sometimes even until you remove them manually.
Do you want to know which cookies have been placed on your device, or would you like to remove them? Please adapt your browser settings.
The following pages explain how to detect cookies and remove them from your browser:
- from Chrome(New window) and Chrome (mobile)(New window)
- from Firefox(New window) and Firefox (mobile)(New window)
- from Safari(New window) and Safari (mobile)(New window)
- from Internet Explorer(New window)
- from Microsoft Edge(New window)
Who are we?
The cookie information in this document was drawn up by the Belgian National Social Security Office (NSSO).
Would you like to consult, (in some cases) delete or correct personal details that we may have gathered from cookies? Please contact the person in charge of the management of these data for our organization, at GDPR@onssrszlss.fgov.be.
Any complaints you may have about the cookies of our organization may be sent to the same address.
Would you like a third party to mediate for you? Please contact the Belgian Data Protection Authority(New window).
The cookie information in this document covers Overseas Social Security.
Which cookies do we use and why?
Technically essential cookies
Functional cookies enable certain functions of this website. We place these cookies based on your choices, actions and other operations carried out during your visit. By using the website, you allow us to place those cookies, and you cannot refuse them.
Optional cookies are not necessary for a successful visit to or use of the website. They collect non-personalized information about the way the site it used. This information helps us to improve the website. You can choose to accept or refuse one or more of these cookies.