Cookie management

Why does Alsico use cookies?


I. Introduction
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



1. Our Website uses cookies and similar technologies to distinguish your usage preferences from those 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 optimize our Website.

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.

3. For further information about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at



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.

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will set cookies as soon as you visit our Website.


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.




We use cookies to make the functioning of our website easier and more enjoyable for the visitor; they ensure that the visitor receives a more personalized browsing experience.

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.



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.

For example, there is a cookie that helps us count the number of unique visitors and a cookie that keeps track of which pages are the most popular. For analyses of the use of our website, we also rely on Google Analytics, which uses cookies for this purpose.



In order to better inform you about our products and services, we use cookies that tell us what you have viewed on our website or what products and services you may be interested in. These cookies do not contain any personal data.



When we suggest you share content from our website on social networks, e.g. Facebook, they may place a cookie on your device. For more information, please refer to the privacy policy of the organization in question.




By using our Website, you accept the use of cookies. To be able to use our Website in an optimal way, you have to accept those cookies. This can be done via your browser settings; or by explicitly accepting our “Privacy and cookie policy” when you register; or by continuing to browse the Website after you see a “cookie warning” on the homepage when you first visit the Website.

You can block cookies by activating the browser setting that allows you to refuse the placing of cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block those cookies, you may not be able to access (certain parts of) our Website. Please read this cookie policy carefully for more information.

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.