This page describes the cookies policy of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium.

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file placed in a dedicated area of ​​the hard drive of your device (computer, tablet, mobile phone or any other device optimised for Internet), when viewing content or an advertisement online on a site. This Cookie file can only be read by its issuer. It allows its issuer, during its validity period, to recognise the relevant device each time this device accesses digital content containing cookies from the same issuer. The cookie does not identify you personally, but only the browser on your device.
By and large, cookies have a limited lifetime. The most standard duration is 7 days. In any case, the maximum retention period for cookies is limited to two years.
The primary purpose of cookies is to make your browsing experience faster and more efficient. Cookies can save your preferences, remember your login details, etc.

2. Cookies used by the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium

a. Standard cookies

These are the cookies necessary for browsing the site. They allow you to browse the site easily and efficiently. Standard cookies are used to adapt the presentation of the site to the display preferences of your device (language, display resolution), store passwords and other information of a user. Standard cookies help identify you, signal your visit to a particular page and thereby improve your browsing experience.

b. Statistics cookies

The statistics cookies are issued by our technical service providers (Google Analytics) to measure the number of visitors using the different content and sections of our site, to evaluate them and organise them more effectively. Typically the data collected are, for example: number of visitors, time spent on a page, type of page consulted.
These cookies also help, if necessary, detect browsing problems and consequently improve the ergonomics of our services.
These cookies only produce anonymous statistics and traffic volumes, to the exclusion of any individual information. The lifetime of these statistics cookies does not exceed 24 months.

c. Social network cookies

“Social Network” cookies allow you to share the content of our site with other people or to inform these other people about your visit or your opinion about the site content. This is particularly the case with the “Share”, “Like”, buttons from “Facebook” or “Twitter”. The social network providing such an application button is likely to identify you with this button, even if you did not use it when visiting our site.

3. How to manage cookies?

By using our site, you accept the use of the aforementioned cookies. However, you may choose at any time to disable all or part of these cookies, with the exception of the standard cookies necessary for the operation of the site as indicated above, by configuring the cookies settings of your browser. Please refer to the “help” section of your web browser or visit for more information on enabling and disabling cookies. However, we do not recommend that you disable the cookies, as this may affect your browsing of the site.
If you have additional questions about our Cookies Policy, please contact us at the following address: info[a]
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