1. General- Scope
Please take the time to read this Statement thoroughly. If you have any questions or comments, please contact our Data Protection Officer at email@example.com
However, cookies and similar technologies do not allow the systematic collection of data that could identify the users of our Platforms. They only help us improve the functioning of our Platforms, understand the interests of our users and measure how effective the content of our Platforms is.
Below you will find clear and complete information about the cookies we use on our Platforms and their purpose.
Furthermore, we also collect certain information automatically from your device. More specifically, the information we collect automatically may include information such as your IP address, device type, unique identifiers of your device, browser type, and other technical information. We may also collect information about how your device communicated with our Website, including the pages visited and the links that were clicked. Collecting this information allows us to better understand who the visitors who visit our Website are, where they come from, and in which parts of our Website they are interested. We use this information for our internal analytical purposes and to improve the quality and relevance of our Website to our visitors.
2. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text and number file that we store in your browser or on the hard drive of your computer. This way we can remember your preferences when using our Platforms.
3. Types of cookies
Cookies can be divided according to their origin, function and lifespan.
- First-party cookies are cookies that are placed by our service provider on behalf of Gillion when you use our Platforms.
- Third-party cookies are cookies that are placed by a party other than Gillion at the time you use our Platforms. (e.g. cookies placed by Google, LinkedIn and Facebook).
- Functional cookies are cookies that ensure that the Platforms function properly (e.g. cookies for log-in or registration, language preferences, shopping baskets, etc.). Functional cookies are logically first party cookies.
- Non-functional cookies are cookies that can be placed for statistical or social purposes, among other things. They have nothing to do with the purely technical support of the Platforms. Cookies with statistical purposes allow you to check which pages of a website you visit, where your computer is located, etc. Cookies for social purposes allow the user to share the content of the visited Platforms directly with others via social media. Non-functional cookies can be first-party or third-party cookies.
- Persistent cookies: These cookies remain on the user's device for the duration specified in the cookie. They are activated every time the user visits the website or application that placed this cookie (e.g. cookies placed by social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Google Analytics etc). Most non-functional cookies are persistent cookies.
- Session cookies: These cookies allow to simplify and link a user's actions during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser screen or the application and ends when the user closes the browser screen or application. Session cookies are placed temporarily. As soon as you close the browser or application, all session cookies are deleted. Most functional cookies are session cookies.
4. How can I check cookies?
If you wish to withdraw your consent, you must delete your cookies by .m your browser settings or change the settings of your mobile device. For further information on deleting or blocking cookies, please visit the following websites: https://www.youronlinechoices.eu or https://www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you have disabled one or more cookies, we may still use information collected by these cookies before the cookie was disabled. However, we will stop collecting information through the opted-out cookie.
5. Change 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, the following links can be useful. If not, you should consult the 'Help' feature in your web browser for more details.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari
6. What cookies do we use on gillion's website?
Please refer to the table below for the different types of cookies we use and how to delete them.
|Type cookie||Source and name||purpose||process||remove|
|analytical||Google - _ga||Analysis of the use of the Platforms||2 year after last visit||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en|
|analytical||Google - _gat_gtag_*||Analysis of the use of the Platforms||1 minute after last visit||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en|
|analytical||Google - _gid||Analysis of the use of the Platforms||24h after last visit||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en|
For cookies placed by third parties (e.g. Google Analytics), we would like to refer you for additional information to the statements that these third parties give on their respective websites about this. Please note that we do not exercise any influence on the content of those statements, nor on the content of the cookies of these third parties.
5. 7. What about other tracking technologies, such as web beacons?
From time to time we may use similar technologies on cookie, such as web beacons (sometimes called "tracking pixels" or "clear gifs"). These are small graphics files that contain a unique identifier that allow us to recognize when someone has visited our Website or opened an email that we sent them. This allows us, for example, to track the internet traffic of users from one page on our Website to another, or to measure the success of email marketing campaigns. In many cases, these technologies will depend on cookies to function correctly, and so refusing cookies will have an effect on their operation. We do not use these types of cookies.
Changes to the policy are possible. These changes are made known and can be consulted via the website www.gillion.be.