cookie policy.

cookie statement

You are at, the website of Randstad Holding nv, hereinafter referred to as ‘Randstad’ or “we”.

Our website ( and its subdomains) use cookies.

Cookies are small text files that will be stored in your device (computer, tablet or mobile phone) via your browser primarily to enhance the convenience of using the site, to enable certain functions and to to make visiting our website attractive. We use cookies to provide our website visitors with a better experience, identify preferences, diagnose technical problems, analyse trends and generally to help us improve our website.

The information in the cookies relates to your device, your browser and to the way you flip through our content and is not linked to your name, address or e-mail address.

To the extent personal information may be collected using cookies, such information will only be processed in accordance to our data protection statement.  our privacy statement and this cookie statement.

which cookies do we use and why?

Cookies can be placed by directly by our website or by third parties with whom we cooperare to help us diagnose technical problems, analyse the traffic to our website, analyze trends, observe and measure how our visitors engage with our website and identify preferences.s

strictly necessary cookies.

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

functional cookies.

These cookies enable our website to provide enhanced functionality. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.

If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

If you create an account in our website, we can also place cookies that enable that you will logged on automatically on your next visit.

web analytics cookies.

We use cookies for web analytics. We use these cookies to collect information about how (often and long) visitors use our website so we can use that information to improve the performance of our website. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Our website our website uses Google Analytics, provided by Google, Inc. and Hotjar, provided by Hotjar Ltd.

Only Randstad has access to the data collected via these cookies and we do not make thes data available to third parties.

social media cookies.

Our website contains links and buttons with references to third party websites. These include the network services of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. At the moment when you click on such a link or button, you leave the Randstad website and these third parties are responsible for the information that is recorded via cookies.

advertising or targeting cookies.

These cookies are placed both by Randstad and by third parties. These cookies help us measuring whether an advertising campaign is relevant to you or to a specific group and can also be used to increase the relevance of the content provided on our own website or those of third parties based on your surfing behavior and interests. In addition, these cookies can also be used to limit the number of times that an advertisement is shown.

Tese cookies do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.

change your preference regarding cookies.

You can prevent your browser to store cookies and/or delete the cookies from your device at any time via the browser settings. Please consult the ‘Help’ section on your internet browser for instructions on this.

If you choose to not accept cookies, you should be aware that you may no longer be able to make use of all possibilities and functionalities of our website, and that certain parts of the website may also no longer be visible or accessible.

To opt-out from Google Analytics cookies at any time, you can also instal the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Your can also opt-out from Hotjar cookies at any time by visiting Hotjar opt-out page and clicking 'Disable Hotjar'.

storage period.

Most of the cookies we use will be deleted when you end the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies will remain stored in your device longer, for a period of 2 years, with the execption of the web analytics cookies which can be stored in your device maximum of 10 years.

changes to the cookies statement.

We may update the Cookies Statement from time to time. You can see the date on which the last change was made below in this statement. We advise you to review our Cookies Statement on a regular basis so that you are aware of any changes.

contact us.

If you have any questions related to this statement or any data protection concerns, or would like to exercise your rights, please contact us at

This statement was updated on: 28 September 2017