Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Version 1.0. Effective Date: November 30th 2023

1. Who We Are and What this Policy is

This Policy applies to our website, the global website of Ataya and Partners, trading under the name of “Ataya and Partners” – Avenue Louise, 500 – 1050 Brussels – VAT BE 0719.976.659 (“our Site”).

Hereafter commonly referred to as “Ataya & Partners,” “A&P” “we,” “us” and “our” etc.

We are a management consulting company in the domains of IT and digital management and governance, cybersecurity and data protection.

We provide a variety of management consulting, education, certification, forensic and other value added services in these domains, to our clients and other parties (collectively, our “Services”). For additional information on our Services please visit

We respect the privacy of the visitors and users of our website (“you”, “your”) and are committed to protecting their personal data and information according to the applicable law. This cookie policy (“Policy”) explains how, to what extent and for what purposes we are collecting and subsequently processing personal data and information collected through our website. Our Data Protection Office can be contacted at

We have also developed and posted a Privacy Policy, which is available here. The present Policy shall hence be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy.

Our Privacy Policy contains additional information about how A&P processes personal data that is subject to data protection laws (including those implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation, or “GDPR”), and encompasses personal information about users of the Sites and others with whom we engage.

2. Cookies

A cookie is a small text file in alphanumeric format that we store on the server or the hard disk of your computer. In this way, we can remember your preferences when using our website. Unless you have adjusted the settings of your server to refuse cookies, our system will place cookies as soon as you visit our website.

3. Types of cookies

Cookies can be distinguished according to their origin, function, and lifespan.

  • First-party cookies are those placed by the owner of the website you are visiting.
  • Third-party cookies are placed by an organisation other than the owner of the website you are visiting. This includes cookies created by a company specialising in website analysis, providing the website owner with data on the frequency of site visits.
  • Functional cookies ensure the proper functioning of the website (e.g., cookies for logging in or registration, language preferences). Logically, functional cookies are first-party cookies.
  • Non-functional cookies are placed for statistical, social, targeting, and commercial purposes. They are not related to the purely technical support of the website. Statistical cookies track which pages of the website you visit, where your computer is located, etc. Social cookies allow the user to directly share the content of the visited website with others via social media. Targeting cookies create a profile based on your browsing habits, so the displayed ads match your interests. Commercial cookies remember which ads have been shown to a user and how often. Non-functional cookies can be either first-party or third-party cookies.
  • Persistent cookies remain on the user's device for the duration specified in the cookie and thus after you have closed the server. They are activated each time the user visits the website that placed this cookie (e.g., cookies placed by social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Google Analytics, etc). Most non-functional cookies are persistent cookies.
  • Session cookies help to simplify and link a user's actions during a browsing session. A browsing session starts when a user opens the browser window and ends when they close the browser screen. Session cookies are placed temporarily. As soon as you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted. Most functional cookies are session cookies.

3. List of our cookies

Analytics cookies :

Name Retention Objectives
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Essential cookies :

Name Retention Objectives
6ee9a8fec43accbdff4583292f60e5da 15 min Session cookies
63ab954f3f05f447e0bd4abdf9eaf0da 15 min Session cookies
plg_system_protectprivacy 30 min Privacy pluggin

Additional Information

For any additional information or queries regarding our use of cookies and other tracking technologies, please contact our Data Protection Office at We are committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution of any complaint or concern about privacy. If, however, you believe that we have not been able to assist with your complaint or concern, you have the right to make a complaint to the data protection authority of your country of residence.

Changes to the Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time. If we make significant changes, we will notify you of these changes on our website or through other means, such as email. Such changes will come into effect from the date of the notification. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our cookie practices.