Cookie Statement

This cookie statement applies to The Green Menu.

The Green Menu 

The Green Menu is an initiative of De Groene Grachten. The aim of The Green Menu is to inform as many people as possible about how to make historic buildings more sustainable. The Green Menu is a free accessible platform. We use functional and analytical cookies in order to make the website function well and to improve its performance. The information collected is only intended to optimize the website or to provide you with the best possible service while filling in the contact form. 


A cookie is a small (text) file that we, De Groene Grachten, send to your browser via the server of our website. Your browser then saves this file on your device. Your device will receive a unique number, with which our site will recognize the device later. 

Why do we use cookies? 

Cookies ensure that the website’s speed and security. The cookies also provide us with insight into how the website is used which shows us how to improve our website. 

Functional cookies

Functional, or also called technically necessary cookies, are used for the website to function properly. Without these cookies certain preferences (such as your language settings) cannot be saved. Also the functional cookies support the save button, with which you can save sustainable measures that are relevant to you during your visit on the website. 

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies are used to monitor the quality and effectiveness of the website. For example, we can see how many people visit our website and which pages are visited most. We use the information we collect to improve the website and to measure the impact.

We use Google Analytics to test the quality and effectiveness of our website. This way we can see how the website is used and how we can improve the website. We have entered into a processor agreement with Google. This means that Google will not use the data collected by these cookies for its own purposes. 

We have taken a number of steps to handle this data as privacy-friendly as possible: 

  • We have entered into a processor agreement with Google.
  • The last octet of the IP address is anonymized.
  • The options to share data is turned off.
  • We do not use other Google services in combination with Google Analytics.
  • Do you want our or other site not to use analytical cookies on your computer? Then view the options on this site

Sharing information with social media 

On The Green Menu it is possible to share the site via various social media channels. These organizations do not place cookies on our site, but they may place cookies on their own site. If you would like to know more about how these organizations handle your data, check out their site: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and LinkedIn. 

View, correct or delete data 

You can view, correct or have your personal data removed. Send an email to: 

Disable or delete cookies 

You can always delete or disable cookies yourself via the browser settings. How you can do this differs per browser, most browsers explain this in the help function. No more cookies will then be stored when you visit our website. But please note: our website may not work as well without cookies. In addition, you can choose not to give permission for the placing of cookies. 

More information 

If you have any questions about how we use cookies, please contact us at