Cookie Notice

What are cookies?

Information is automatically collected through the standard operation of Internet servers and through the use of “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device storage by our website.

Our website uses cookies to recognise repeat users, to allow the website to function, to improve the user experience and to allow us to track usage behaviour and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising.

Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to you that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the cookie feature; however, you should note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain features (e.g., customised delivery of information) available on our website.

What are the different types of cookies?

First-party cookies: Cookies that we place on your site. 

Third-party cookies: Cookies that are placed and used by third parties.

Session cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser. These types of cookies typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify you.

Persistent cookies: These cookies are stored on your device storage until they expire (at a set expiration date) or until they are deleted. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about you.

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

Functional cookies: These cookies “remember” registered users in order to improve user experience.


What cookies do we use?


Cookie IDCategoryType of Cookie
Session / Persistent /
Strict / Functional
First Party or
Third Party
__utmzPerformancePersistent(Third Party)
To track nr of visitors to Vergelegen restaurant pages who then convert to booking a table online1 Year
_utmaPerformancePersistent(Third Party)
To track how many users repeatedly  book online on Dineplan via the Website3 Years
intercom-session-rc41wgs6NecessarySession(Third Party)
To provide customer support on the Dineplan widget enabled on the siteSession based
_gaPerformancePersistent(Third Party)
Google Analytics
Tracking of general website behaviour, visit analysis and real time reporting2 Years
wp-settings-time-5FunctionalPersistentFirst PartyTo check customers local time zone1 Year
woocommerce_items_in_cartNecessarySessionFirst PartyKeeping track of products added to customer cart 
wp_woocommerce_session_NecessaryPersistentFirst PartyReserving stock items if added to the Cart for 3 days3 Days
mailchimp_landing_sitePerformancePersistentFirst PartyTracks email marketing campaign recipients clicking on emails and then visiting the website30 Days
wordpress_sec_NecessaryFunctionalFirst PartyTo provide protection against hackers, store account details.Session based
wordpress_logged_in_FunctionalFunctionalFirst PartyTo keep registered users logged in.Session based
remember codeFunctionalPersistentFirst PartyTo help your browser remember the related password when returning to the website, and only if you selected ‘Remember Password’ in your browser when creating your account30 Days


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