Cookie Statement

Version 1.0
Date: July 16th 2021



  1. General
  2. What are cookies?
  3. Which cookies require my consent, and how can I grant it?
  4. What cookies does Topsportslab use?
    1. Strictly necessary cookies
    2. Analytic cookies
    3. Marketing cookies
    4. Other cookies
  5. How do I manage my cookie preferences?
  6. Modifications


1. General

TopSportsLab NV (in the following “TopSportsLab”, “we”, “us”) on its website makes use of cookies and comparable technologies. With this Cookie Statement, we want to inform you as a visitor regarding the manner in which we use cookies on our website. This Cookie Statement is applicable to the public website of TopSportsLab with the web address

Besides this Cookie Statement, TopSportsLab also provides a Privacy Statement, of which this Cookie Statement is an integral part and you can consult it here. In this Privacy Statement, we clarify (1) what personal data we can collect by using cookies, (2) the legal grounds applied for the use of cookies, and (3) the general purposes of our use of cookies. For said information, and for other information about the processing of your personal data in general and your rights concerning we therefore refer to that document. You can find explanations about your rights and options of complaint more specifically under titles 10 and 11 of our Privacy  Statement.

If you were still to have questions regarding this Cookie Statement, you can always contact us via the contact details below:

TopSportsLab NV
Siemenslaan 6 bus 4
3650 Dilsen-Stokkem


2. What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny data files that are stored on your computer or mobile device by the internet browser when you visit a website or when you make use of a (mobile) application. They function as a type of reminder for a website. Thanks to cookies, our website can keep track of specific information about our visitors and their surfing behaviour in a simple manner. By the term “cookies”, we also intend technologies that are comparable to cookies, such as pixels, plug-ins, and certain scripts, as these may collect information on you as well.

Cookies can be placed both by TopSportsLab itself (“first-party cookies”) and by third parties (“third-party cookies”). Third-party cookies make sure that certain data as a result of your visit to or your use of our website are transmitted to the third party that placed the cookies.

Cookies sometimes are placed for the duration of your browsing session (“session cookies”, these are removed when you close the browser) and sometimes for a longer term (“persistent” cookies, these remain in place until they lapse or you delete them).


3. Which cookies require my consent, and how do I grant it?

TopSportsLab for the provision of its website distinguishes the following types of cookies: (1) strictly necessary cookies, (2) analytic cookies, (3) marketing cookies, and (4) other cookies.

The use of strictly necessary cookies does not depend on your consent as a visitor and is required for the proper functioning of our website or, where relevant, to provide you with services that you have expressly requested. This is why you cannot reject these cookies.

Before we place any other cookies on your device, we ask for your prior consent via our cookie banner. For the use of these additional cookies, you can always, completely or partially, withdraw your permission again. How to do this concretely we explain under title 5.


4. What cookies does Topsportslab use?

As stated above, on our website TopSportsLab makes use of the following types of cookies: (1) strictly necessary cookies, (2) analytic cookies (3) marketing cookies, and (4) other cookies.

We give a general description of these four types of cookies below.

For every type of cookie, below we also provide a list of the specific cookies that are activated on our website and that fall under this category, along with their purposes and technical properties.


4.1 Strictly necessary cookies

Included in the strictly necessary cookies on the one hand are technically essential cookies, and functional cookies on the other.

Technically essential cookies are required for purely technical reasons to enable communications between your device and our website.

Functional cookies, on the other hand, make sure that the basic functionalities of our website work properly. These cookies are only placed after you as a visitor have taken a certain action on our website (e.g., click on the acceptance button of the cookie banner).

You cannot reject the use of technically essential and functional cookies, because they are necessary for security and for the proper operating of the basic functionalities of our website. In any event, these cookies are only saved on your device to exercise the functions indicated above, so that the impact on your privacy is minor.


__hssrcsessionThis cookie is set by Hubspot. According to their documentation, whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement1 yearThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Advertisement".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional11 monthsThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-others11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
viewed_cookie_policy11 monthsThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.


4.2 Analytics cookies

Analytic cookies enable us to find out more about the manner in which you as a visitor deal with, and how you respond to, the content of website. In this manner, we can render our website even more attractive and user-friendly. The information in question is used to create and analyse statistics at a total level regarding the use of our website.


__hstc1 year 24 daysThis cookie is set by Hubspot and is used for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
_ga2 yearsThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gat_gtag_UA_142322052_11 minuteThis cookie is set by Google and is used to distinguish users.
_gid1 dayThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.
CONSENT16 years 5 months 15 days 12 hours 2 minutesThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback.No sensitive data is collected unless you log in to your google account, in that case your choices are linked with your account, for example if you click “like” on a video.
hubspotutk1 year 24 daysThis cookie is used by HubSpot to keep track of the visitors to the website. This cookie is passed to Hubspot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.


4.3 Marketing cookies

By marketing cookies, we intend advertising, tracking, and social-media cookies. This category of cookies mainly regards cookies with an eye on the display of advertisements, the implementation of functions offered on our website by social media, and the measuring of how often these advertisements and functions respectively are displayed and used. Included in this category are, for example, the cookies that make sure that you can see advertisements from TopSportsLab on social networks that you use after a visit to our website.


IDE1 year 24 daysUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
test_cookie15 minutesThis cookie is set by The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE5 months 27 daysThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
YSCsessionThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.


4.4 Other cookies

By other cookies we intend cookies that do not fall under strictly necessary, advertising, tracking, and social-media cookies. These cookies are used by plug-ins on the website to offer additional functionalities, but they are not required for the functioning of the website.


yt-remote-connected-devicesneverNo description available.
yt-remote-device-idneverNo description available.


5. How do I manage my cookie preferences?

In the following is clarified how you can manage your cookie preferences. As the strictly necessary cookies, as listed above under title 4.1, are required for the functioning of our website, these cannot be deactivated.


5.1 Via the website

You can modify your cookie preferences at any time via the following link:

Manage cookie preferences


In addition, the cookie banner will appear every 72 days anew to renew your consent, or to confirm the absence thereof.


5.2 Via the browser

In addition, you can adjust your cookie preferences via your browser. In this manner, you can indicate yourself whether certain cookies may be placed, and you can choose the settings on your browser so as to display a message when a cookie is placed. Besides, you can remove cookies manually as well via the option that allows you to delete your browser history. You can find more information about this on the pages below, depending on the browser you use:

The removal or deactivation of cookies may result in certain applications of our website and additional services not functioning optimally.


6. Modifications

We reserve ourselves the right to unilaterally modify our Cookie Statement at any time. Each modified version is available on-line and can be found on our website. As from the time of publication, the modified Cookie Statement is instantly applicable. If we thereby have implemented new cookies on our website, we will ask for your consent again, if required. You can find the date on which our Cookie Statement was modified most recently at the top of this page.