In this Cookie Statement the following terms are defined as follows:

  1. BEKAERTDESLEE: BEKAERTDESLEE HOLDING NV , a corporation organized and existing under the laws of Belgium, with its registered offices at B-8790 Waregem, Deerlijkseweg 22, and registered with the Belgian RPR/RPM Kortrijk under number 0628.953.443, including any Affiliates;
  2. Affiliate: Means any affiliated company (‘verbonden vennootschap’) as defined in article 11 of the Belgian Company Code;
  3. Website: the website of BEKAERTDESLEE,


BEKAERTDESLEE strives to provide you with clear information about how cookies are used on the Website and when they are stored on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) in order to make your visit to the Website more pleasant and to better meet your needs and adjust your visit to your preferences.

Cookies are small data or text files that are placed and then stored on a computer or mobile device when visiting a website. Cookies help BEKAERTDESLEE to optimize a visit to the Website by performing a number of useful tasks, such as improving the security of the Website and the overall user experience. For instance, the Website can remember the pages you visited and your preferences (such as language) so you are not required fill these in each time you visit the Website. Other cookies allow an analysis of certain information, such as the number of visits to a Website. Some other cookies are used for marketing purposes.
Session cookies are cookies whose lifespan is limited to the duration of the session, which is until the browser is closed and the connection to the Website is broken. In addition, there are also permanent cookies that persist even after the browser is closed.
First party cookies are placed by the proprietor of the domain of a website, in this case BEKAERTDESLEE through the Website. Third party cookies are set by others than the proprietor of the domain of a website. BEKAERTDESLEE therefor has no access to or control over these cookies or other means of data collection. Please review the respective privacy statements of these third party cookie providers.
The following first party cookies can be placed by BEKAERTDESLEE:

Essential and technical cookies

These cookies, created directly by the tool that hosts the website, are essential to the proper functioning of the platform. It is not possible to refuse these cookies if you want to visit our website.

Analytical cookies

Bekaert Deslee may use the following analytical cookies:

_ga & _gat         
These Google Analytics cookies are placed to collect statistical information about Website usage.
Lifespan is 2 years 10 minutes

Analytical cookies (Google analytics_utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz)
These cookies help us to find out more about how you use and respond to the content on our website, so that we can improve its design still further. They collect information about how users use our website, which website they have come from, the number of visits of each user and how long a user stays on the website. The information does not include any specific details about the individual user, but is used to create web statistics at the overall level.

To make optimal use of the Website, it is advisable that you enable and/or accept cookies on your computer or mobile device. When cookies are disabled, BEKAERTDESLEE is unable to guarantee a trouble-free visit to the Website. There is a risk that the visit will be interrupted or delayed and that you will not have access to certain parts of the Website or will not be able to make (optimal) use of the Website.

Nevertheless, you are free to remove or block cookies via your browser settings and/or a prior through the cookie banner. Although most browsers are set to accept cookies by default, you can remove cookies that have already been placed and change your browser settings to restrict the placement of new cookies or block cookies. The manner in which browser settings can be adjusted varies per browser. You can find additional information about the browser settings at or in the "Help" menu of your internet browser.

If you delete or block cookies, this means that you will need to reset your preferences on every visit and that some parts of the Website will not function (properly).


For more information regarding the processing of personal data, please refer to our Privacy Statement.


BEKAERTDESLEE reserves the right to continually update this Cookie Statement.
This Cookie Statement was last updated: 05 May 2022


If any of the provisions of this Cookie Statement would be wholly or partially annulled by a binding decision, this shall have no effect whatsoever on the other provisions of this Cookie Statement. BEKAERTDESLEE is entitled to modify or replace such a provision by another provision which, within legal limits, has the same effect.

The failure of BEKAERTDESLEE to demand strict compliance with the provisions of this Cookie Statement shall not be construed as a waiver or rejection thereof.


By visiting the Website and thus expressly accepting this Cookie Statement and the conditions therein, you agree that any dispute or claim relating to this Cookie Statement and the use of cookies shall be governed by Belgian law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Kortrijk (Belgium).


If you have any questions or comments regarding the policy concerning cookies after reading this Cookie Statement, please contact the contact person at the address B-8790 Waregem, Deerlijkseweg 22 or via the email address with the subject “Bekaertdeslee Cookie Statement”.