WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that the Website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Website. It enables the Website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the Website or browse from one page to another.
Cookies are used to optimize your browsing experience and simplify transactions online. Cookies allow us to recognize you every time you visit the Website and to recall personalized settings. This facilitates and improves your browsing experience. Furthermore, we collect data on how the Website is accessed to improve their overall performance in terms of speed and functionality/ease of use.
They do not operate independently from the Website or, in any manner, access data from your computer or phone.
1 Banque-Carrefour des Entreprises/Kruispuntbank van Ondernemingen
We reserve the right to amend both its Cookie and Privacy Policies. The Visitor is asked to regularly consult these Policies to stay informed.
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142 rue Blaes, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE
We use the following different types of cookies:
Our own cookies
- Navigation Cookies
These cookies are necessary to enable web browsing and different functions attached thereto. The cookies allow you to navigate from one webpage to the next and store information necessary for filling in forms. Should You refuse these cookies, then different Website functions will be hindered (either completely or partially).
- Functional Cookies
These cookies facilitate and improve your overall browsing experience. They allow for settings to be
personalized at your request.
- Tracking Cookies
These cookies are used to follow your activity on the Website. They gather the following types of data: number of visits to the Website, the duration of a session and any campaign data.
- Google DoubleClick Cookies
- Advertising Cookies
These third-party cookies are used by social networks to follow your actions, such as clicking, from an advertisement on the social network to a page on our site.
Detailed Information on the Cookies Used
- Cookie Consent:
The Cookies are used to identity users during a visit to the Website and keep track of the user’s input when filling in online forms, shopping carts, etc. These Cookies will also detect any authentication abuses. They last for the duration of a session or for a few hours in some cases.
These Cookies allow for users to customize the Website’s interface (i.e. choosing language.) and store data in order to play any multi-media content. Overall, the Cookies expire 2 years after a visit to the Website.
- Google analytics tracking Cookies :
These Cookies assign randomly generated numbers to visitors to the Website as an identifier. The Cookies are included in each page request to any website and are used to calculate the number of visits to a website, the duration of a session and any campaign data for the sites’ analytics reports. They are set to expire 2 years after a visit to the Website.
First and foremost, any personal data collected through the cookies is used to improve your browsing experience and to improve our Website. We further use such personal data to study purchasing behaviour and preferences for our general market research.
Certain cookies only store and use data for the duration of your visit to the Website, such as the navigation cookies. Data collected from the functional and tracking cookies will be used so long as you continue to visit the Website and will be stored for a period of 2 years after your last active consultation of the Website, after which these data will be deleted.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES ON OUR WEBSITE
With our permission, third party advertisers can put cookies on your browser in order to get more information about your browsing habits and enable them to show you more tailored advertisements whilst you are on our website.
More information about the collection and processing of information, the use of data by social networks, as well as the available settings for protecting your privacy, can be found in their privacy policies.
Should you choose to erase or block certain cookies, you will probably experience difficulties operating the Website. Blocking cookies impacts the ease and functionality of web browsing. For example, refusing all cookies will impede web transactions.
You can disable targeting/advertising cookies, which remember your browsing habits and display relevant advertising when you are online. If you choose to turn off these cookies you will still see advertising on the internet but it may not be tailored to your interests. It does not mean that you won’t be served any advertisements whilst you are online. You can also manage this type of cookie in the privacy settings on the web browser you are using.
Every web browser has its own configuration. For the most part, however, you can consult the “Preferences” or “Settings” menu in the top right hand corner to modify cookies options or go to “help”. For further information see the following links here below:
- Google Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr-GB&hlrm=nl
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-
- Mozilla Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Safari https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
For more details on cookies and how to change your browser settings, see: www.allaboutcookies.org.