Transnational Giving Europe uses cookies to help you use this website more easily.

This cookie policy applies to our website  (“Website”), owned and administrated by the King Baudouin Foundation, a public utility foundation coordinating Transnational Giving Europe network (“we”, “us”). In this Cookie Policy you may find information on why we use cookies, the types of cookies used and how you can control it.

Our policy with regards to cookies

We use cookies to make your use of our Website easier and more pleasant, as well as adapting the website content to your needs and preferences. Certain cookies are essential for the use of our Website and activation of its specific features. The use of other cookies requires your prior consent. If you wish, you can refuse installation of cookies, but please note that in that case some parts of our website will not work perfectly. You can always modify your choice.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website server installs in the browser on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookie contains a unique code that enables it to recognise your browser when it visits the website (known as a session cookie), or on later repeated visits (called a permanent cookie). Cookies can be installed by the server of the website that you visit or by partners that this website works with. The server of a website can only read cookies that it has installed itself, it has no access to any other information on your computer or mobile device. Cookies on your computer or on your mobile device are stored in your browser folder. A cookie generally contains the name of the server that installed the cookies, an expiry date and a unique numerical code. Cookies generally ensure easier and faster interaction between the visitor and the website and help the visitor to browse from one part of a website to another.

Use of third-party cookies

Third parties such as our partners and service providers may also use cookies on our Website. Pages that contain embedded content like Twitter may use third-party cookies. Please consult their websites for more information about their cookies. We may also analyze aggregate and other information not identifying individual users in order to understand traffic patterns and improve your user experience.

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web-analysis service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyze how people who browse the internet are using the website. The information about your use of the website that is generated by the cookie (including your IP address) is transferred by Google to servers in the United States and kept there. Google uses this information to remember how you use the website, produce reports on website activity for website operators and provide other services relating to website activity and internet use. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if the third parties are processing the information on behalf of Google. Google will not combine your IP address with other data available to Google.

Validity of the cookie

Some cookies are only valid for the duration of your browsing session. They are called session cookies and are automatically deleted when you close your Internet browser. Other cookies do not expire when you close your browser and are called persistent. They have a certain expiry period and stay on your device between browsing sessions.

Types of cookies used on our Website

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies:

Cookie name

Third party service provider Purpose




CloudflareThis cookie is used to identify individual users behind a shared IP-address and to apply security settings per customer.1 year
SIDCCgoogle.comThis is a security cookie to protect a user’s data from unauthorized access.

1 year

__Secure-HSID, __Secure-SSID

google.comUsed for security purposes to store digitally signed and encrypted records of a user’s Google account ID and most recent sign-in time which allows Google to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of login credentials, and protect user data from unauthorized parties.

144 days


N/AThis cookie checks if cookies can be placed for GDPR purposes.1 year
local_storage_support_testtwitter.comThe cookie is used in context with the local-storage function in the browser. This function allows the website to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures.


This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.



google.comThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.Session
rc::cgoogle.comThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.



Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in:

Cookie nameThird party service provider  Purpose




syndication.twitter.comThis cookie remembers the user’s selected language version of a website.

End of session



Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously:

Cookie name

Third party service provider  Purpose Expiration
_gaGoogle AnalyticsThis cookie is used to collect information and report site usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google.

2 years

_gat_gtag_UA_107917804_1Google AnalyticsThis cookie is used to distinguish users.

1 minute


Google AnalyticsUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

1 day

_gidGoogle AnalyticsThis cookie is used to track & count page visitations.

24 hours



google.comThis cookie is used to gather website statistics and track conversion rates.End of session – 1 month
collectGoogle AnalyticsUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.




Google.comGoogle set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behavior of Google Maps users.

2 years


Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user:

Cookie name Third party service provider  Purpose Expiration
__Secure-APISID, __Secure-3PAPISID, __Secure-3PSID, __Secure-3PSIDCC, DV, ANID, CONSENT This cookie is used to build a profile of the website visitor’s interests in order to show relevant & personalized Google advertising. 10 min to 2 years

__widgetsettings Collects data on user behavior and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. Persistent
i/jot, i/jot/syndication Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers. Session
NID Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. 6 months


Cookie control

You can control the cookies that are set to your device by configuring settings in the pop-up cookie banner. You can remove cookies that have already been installed on your computer or mobile device at any time. Please note that necessary cookies are indispensable for functioning of our Website, but you may choose to accept or refuse other types of cookies like statistics or marketing cookies. You may also use your browser settings to refuse installation of cookies. You can find out how to refuse the installation of cookies in the most commonly used browsers by consulting the following website:

Contact us

If you have questions regarding your collected data or other privacy-related inquiries, you may contact TGE by sending us an email at [email protected]  [email protected]

Updates to this Cookie Policy

We may amend this Cookie Policy from time to time, the most recent version of this statement is available on our website (htpps://

Last updated 01/06/2020