Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy sets out what cookies are and how we use them. Please read this policy to understand what cookies are how we use them and what types of cookies we use. That is, the information we collect using cookies, how this information is used and how you can control cookie preferences. See our Privacy Policy for more information about how we use, store and protect your personal information.

You can change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on the website at any time. Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process your personal data in our Privacy Policy.

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What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. Cookies are saved on your device when the website is uploaded to your browser. The web server will retrieve them at a later time. These cookies allow us to make the website work properly. They help make the website more secure, create a better user experience, and understand how the website functions. Cookies help to evaluate what works and where adjustments are necessary.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Necessary cookies

Cookies that are necessary for the proper functioning of the website. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information.
  • Essential cookies: for the proper functioning of the website.

Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket, and checkout securely.

  • Analytical cookies: To collect and analyse statistics to improve the user experience on a website.

Analytical or Statistics cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

  • Marketing cookies: These cookies are only saved when you select and approve the marketing cookies. 

When a website displays advertisements, the cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns. The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

  • Functional cookies: for the proper functioning of the website.

These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

  • Preference cookies: to store your settings and browsing preferences

These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

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  • Other cookies

Other cookies used on our websites are primarily used to understand how the website performs, how visitors interact with our website and to keep our services secure. They are also used to display advertisements that are relevant to you and, in general, to provide you with a better and improved user experience. This will help speed up your future interactions with our website.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.