THIS STATEMENT IS STRUCTURED AS FOLLOWS:
II. What is a cookie?
1. The term ‘cookie
2. Types of cookies
III. What cookies do we use on our website?
1. Functional Cookies
2. Performance/Analytical cookies
3. Cookies for behavioural TARGETING/remarketing
4. Cookies for social media
IV. Your Consent
However, cookies and similar technologies do not allow us to systematically collect data that could identify users of our Website. They help us to improve the operation of our Website, to better respond to the interests of our users, and to measure the effectiveness of the content of our Website.
2. We are required by law to obtain your consent to the use or storage of cookies and similar technologies on your computers or mobile devices. This section on cookies gives you clear and comprehensive information about the cookies we use and their purpose.
II. WHAT IS A COOKIE
1. THE TERM ‘COOKIE’
A cookie is a small text and number file that we store in your browser or on your computer’s hard drive. This allows us to remember your preferences when using our Website.
2. TYPES OF COOKIES
Cookies can be subdivided according to their origin, function and lifespan.
Proprietary cookies are cookies placed by the owner of the visited website.
Third party cookies are cookies placed by an organization other than the owner of the Website you are visiting. This can include cookies created by a company specializing in Website analysis and providing the owner of the website with data about the frequency of visitors to their site.
Functional cookies are cookies that ensure that the Website functions properly (e.g. cookies for login or registration, language preferences). Functional cookies are obviously proprietary cookies.
Non-functional cookies are cookies that can be placed for statistical, social, targeting and commercial purposes. They have nothing to do with the purely technical support of the Website. Cookies with static purposes allow to track which pages of the Website you visit, where your computer is located, etc. Cookies with social purposes allow the user to share the content of the visited Website directly with others through social media. Cookies with targeting purposes allow to build a profile based on your browsing behavior so that the displayed ads are tailored to your interests. Cookies for commercial purposes keep track of how many and which ads were shown to a user.Non-functional cookies can be your own cookies or third-party cookies.
Permanent cookies: These cookies remain on the user’s device for the duration specified in the cookie and thus even after you close your browser. 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 permanent cookies.
Session Cookies: These cookies allow us to simplify and link a user’s actions during a browser session. A browser session begins when a user opens the browser window and ends when they close the browser window. Session cookies are placed temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted. Most functional cookies are session cookies.
III. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE ON OUR WEBSITE?
1. FUNCTIONAL COOKIES
These are cookies that remember your country and language preferences and your customer segment. It is also a cookie that remembers the position of your shopping cart during an order, as well as the cookie that remembers whether you have already been asked to participate in a survey so that we do not repeatedly present you with the same survey.
2. PERFORMANCE/ANALYTICAL COOKIES
7. We use performance cookies to collect information about the use that visitors make of our website in order to improve the content of our website, to adapt it better to the wishes of visitors and to increase the ease of use of our website.
3. COOKIES FOR BEHAVIOURAL TARGETING/REMARKETING
4. COOKIES FOR SOCIAL MEDIA
IV. YOUR CONSENT
If you want to withdraw your consent (you can do this at any time) you can delete your cookies through your browser settings.
Please note that web browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings can usually be found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu of your web browser. To better understand these settings, you may find the following links useful. If not, you should consult the ‘Help’ function in your web browser for more details.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari
Cookies are active for a maximum of 12 months. They can in no way link you as an individual to a name and/or a first name.