Cookie Statement


1. Which parties are involved?

For the purposes of this Cookie Statement, the following definitions apply:  

Materialise, available through the website (hereafter “the Site”) is a service provided by Materialise NV. Materialise NV is a company, established and registered in Belgium, with registered office at 3001 Heverlee, Technologielaan 15, with registration number 441.131.254; VAT BE 0441.131.254.  

‘User’ or ‘you’: Every natural person (B2C) or legal person (B2B) who is in or enters into a contractual relationship of any kind with i.materialise via its online platform.  

‘Law’: Article 129 Law on electronic communication as amended by W 2012-07-10/04, Art. 90, 017; (entry into force: 04-08-2012) (URL).

2. Information about our use of cookies

Our Website uses cookies and similar technologies to differentiate your usage preferences from that of other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience when you visit our Website and also allows us to optimise our Website.  

However, cookies and similar technologies do not allow for systematic data collection by means of which the users of our Website could be identified. They only help us to improve the operation of our Website, to understand the interests of our users, and to measure the effectiveness of the content of our Website.  

As a result of recent legislative changes all websites aimed at certain parts of the European Union are required to seek your consent for the use or storage of cookies and similar technologies on your computers or mobile devices. This cookie policy gives you clear and complete information about the cookies we use and their purpose.  

Please read our Privacy Policy  for information about the privacy rules applicable on our Website. For more information about this Cookie Policy, you can contact us at  

For more information about the removal or blocking of cookies, you can visit the following website:


3. How can I manage my cookies?

Make sure that cookies are enabled in your browser. To enable cookies you must perform the following actions:  

For Microsoft Internet Explorer
In Internet Explorer, click on ‘Internet options’ in the ‘Tools’ menu.
On the ‘Privacy’ tab, slide the settings slider to ‘low’ or ‘accept all cookies’ (settings above ‘medium’ disable cookies).
Click ‘OK’.    

For Mozilla Firefox
Click on ‘Firefox’ in the upper left-hand corner of your browser, and then click on ‘Options’.
On the ‘Privacy’ tab, make sure that ‘Tell sites that I do not want to be tracked’ is not selected.
Click ‘OK’.    

For Google Chrome
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Options’.
Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, go to the ‘Privacy’ section and select the ‘Content settings’ button.
Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’.    

For Safari
Click on the ‘Cog’ pictogram at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option.
Click on ‘Security’, then select the option that reads: ‘Block cookies from third parties and advertisers’.
Close the window.    

If you have any questions about this Cookie statement or about materialise’s Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at