Privacy & cookies

SIR MILES values the privacy of its website visitors. For this reason, SIR MILES handles your personal data with care in accordance with the Dutch Data Protection Act.

Storing and securing your data

Your personal data will exclusively be stored and processed in aid of services provided to you by SIR MILES. Any personal data you may provide will only be stored for the necessary amount of time.

As regards the processing of personal data, SIR MILES will maintain adequate security standards in order to prevent unauthorised access to or the modification or loss of your information.

Contact form

We store and analyze your data to ensure that we can give you the correct answers and to contact you in response to your question, complaint or comment.

Use of cookies on 

SIR MILES uses cookies to deliver its digital services. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers downloaded on to your computer when you access certain websites. SIR MILES does not use third-party cookies. You can block the use of cookies by changing your browser settings. To to so, consult the help function and/or settings of your browser: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari.

Cookies that SIR MILES uses 

Functional cookie

SIR MILES uses a functional cookie, in order for the website to function correctly. This cookie is called JSESSIONID.

Piwik cookies

SIR MILES uses the open source statistics tool Piwik ( This tool gives SIR MILES insight into the way visitors use the website and makes it possible to improve it.

By using Piwik, SIR MILES processes the data itself and does not supply it to others. The collected data are stored in the EU in an encrypted environment. IP addresses are anonymized: the last 3 digits of the IP address are not shown or stored. SIR MILES does not use cookies to identify visitors, but solely to improve its website.

Piwik uses the following cookies on your computer:

  • _pk_ref: This cookie tracks from which website you are visiting the SIR MILES website. It is valid for 6 months.
  • _ pk_cvar: This optional cookie is placed on your computer when, for example, you participate in a survey. The cookie prevents you from being asked to participate in the same survey a second time. This cookie is valid for 2 years.
  • _pk_id: This cookie determines if you are a new or returning visitor. This cookie is valid for 2 years.
  • _pk_ses: This cookie determines which pages you have visited on SIR The cookie is only valid during that specific visit.



We explicitely don’t use Google Analytics. We find that Google’s terms and conditions partially violate EU privacy regulations. That’s why SIR MILES chooses Piwik Pro as a web analytics tool. Piwik guarantees 100% data ownership. This means that none of your data will be shared with third party organizations. Also we you can make use of the right to be forgotten according to GDPR legislation.

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