What is a cookie?

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your computer by means of your web browser by the pages you visit on this website and/or flash applications. The information stored can be resent to our servers during a next website visit. Cookies will not store personal information and cookies will not harm your computer.

Atkins Low Carb Diet uses the following cookies:

Functional and technial cookies:


  • Permanent cookies
  • Session cookies
  • Other: cookie control cookies

To measure website traffic:


  • Google Analytics

Advertising and marketing cookies:


  • Used for advertising
  • Remarketing cookies

Social media cookies:


  • Social media share and login functionalities
  • YouTube videos
Functional and technical cookies (cookies that are strictly necessary)

Technical cookies are cookies, which are needed for the Atkins website’s proper performance, to create an account, to be able to login and to detect fraud. Functional cookies remember your preferences.

The use of session cookies

Many cookies that the [naam website] website uses are called session cookies, which are also technical cookies. During a session, the website stores status updates and preferences. This enables us to adapt our services to the behavior of our visitors and to make the website as easy to use as possible. This website uses for example session cookies that keep you logged in while surfing on our website, to remember search queries, etc. These cookies will be automatically deleted when you close your web browser. Please note that we only use these cookies to guarantee a user-friendly visit and a proper website performance.

Th use of permanent cookies

By means of permanent cookies, the website identifies you during each visit. The cookie stores a unique random identifier to recognize you. This cookie is essential to ensure that all website functionality is available to you, adjusted to your personal preferences. When you’ve accepted cookies implicitly or explicitly, we can remember your preferences regarding the use of cookies, by using a permanent cookie. You can remove permanent cookies through the settings feature of your browser.

Analyic cookies: Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports for us on activity on the site. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the site, help us record any difficulties you have with the site, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the site, rather than the usage of a single person. We use the information to analyze the site traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers all over the world. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Google Inc. will not combine your IP address with other information held by Google. Google Inc. and all its subsidiaries, including Google Analytics, adhere to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework. Read more about Google’s Privacy Policy.

Advertising and marketing cookies
Third part cookies

Implicitly consented by you, other parties will send “tracking cookies” to your device or computer to match ads to your preferences. These cookies will remember the pages you visited apart from their network, to create a profile of your online behavior. This profile will be created, using similar information of your visits to other websites in the third party’s netword. This profile does not store any personal information, such as your name and email address, as known to us. Its only purpose is to match advertisement to your profile, which makes them as relevant and interesting to you as possible.

Advertising cookies (Google Adwords)

Google uses cookies to show relevant ads, based on your recent search queries. Atkins uses Google Adwords-cookies to keep track of conversions.

Remarketing cookies

Atkins regularly uses remarketing through Google (Adwords) and Facebook. This means that ads can be shown on Facebook and websites in the Google Display Network that match your preference, based on your website visit. Google and Facebook will show these ads based on a cookie that will be placed on your PC, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.

Social media
Share buttons

This website has buttons and icons to promote or share web pages (to “like” or “tweet”). These buttons only work, when using scripts and codes that are generated by Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter. This code generates cookies. We do not have any influence on this. Please read Facebook, , Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter’s privacy statement (which can change often) to read what they use your personal details for by using these cookies. The information they collect is stored anonymously. The information is sent by and to Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. They adhere to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles and are affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. A proper level of protection of the use of any possible personal details applies.

Rejecting or deleting cookies

Would you like to reject or accept cookies, or change your settings? You can do this through our cookietool or through the settings feature of your browser, e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Mozilla, Chrome. More information about changing your cookie settings or deleting cookies can be found in the browser setting, or by using the help option of your browser. These are different for each browser. You can choose to enable the “do-not-track”-feature.

Deleting and accepting tracking cookies by third-parties

Some tracking cookies are set by third-parties to show ads (through our website and other websites) that match your preferences. These cookies can be removed in a central location through Your Online Choices, which ensures the fact that they will not be set on any other website. It is possible to determine through your browser settings (of e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Mozilla or Chrome) if and what type of cookies you accept. Where to find these settings, is different for each browser. Please use the help feature of your browser to find the exact location and method.

Rejecting specific cookies:

If you reject certain cookies, the website’s good performance may not be guaranteed. Rejecting cookies, does not mean that you will not see any advertisements anymore. However, the ads may not be tailored to your preferences anymore.

Information about cookies

Read more about the use of cookies All About Cookies Please contact us if you have any questions.