Logo R-zinc

Management of cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded on to the hard disk of your computer by websites when you access the website for the first time.

The cookie contains a unique code which allows your browser to be recognised during your visit to the website ("session cookie") or during future repeated visits ("persistent cookie"). Cookies may be placed by the server of the website that you visit or by the partners with which this Website collaborates. The server of a website may only read the cookies placed by itself; it does not have access to any other data to be found on your computer or on your mobile device. The cookies are stored on your computer or on your mobile device in your browser directory.

The content of a cookie includes, in general, the name of the server which has placed the cookie along with its expiry date and a unique encrypted number.

Important: cookies are completely harmless. They do not delete any data on your computer, nor alter any file or program and cannot contain any virus.


What are cookies used for?

By using a cookie, our Website can recognise you while maintaining your anonymity. The Website takes note of your preferences and automatically adapts to your wishes. However, this data is not linked to your name or identity at all. Thus, for example, these cookies allow you to surf directly in your language, meaning you can avoid having to provide your connection data each time. In fact, cookies make using this Website much  faster and more pleasant.

Cookies can help you be more efficient. Have you already put an item in a virtual basket in an online shop and returned several days later to find that the item is still there? This is an example of how cookies work.

Cookies can also be used to make the content of a website or the advertisements present on the site more pertinent for the visitor and can adapt the website to the personal taste and requirements of the visitor.


What types of cookies are used?

We use different types of cookies on this website.

Essential cookies

These cookies are required to allow a visit to our website and use of certain parts of this site.

FlexoCMS.CookieConsent

Storage of your preference for use of cookies on the website

Duration: 1 year

FlexoCMS.FrontUICulture

Storage of the choice of language. During your first visit to the website, you must choose your language (Dutch or French). During your subsequent visit, you no longer have to make this choice as a cookie "language" has been memorised on your device.

Duration: 1 year

FlexoCMS.SID

Storage of the user identifier of the session. It allows your browser to be recognised during your visit to the website.

Duration: 1 year

__RequestVerificationToken

Storage of an anti-forgery chip (prevention of a CSRF attack).

This cookie is a security measure aimed at protecting our site from non-authorised data being sent via apps.

Session cookie. The cookie expires automatically after a browser session is closed.

(Analytical) Performance Cookies

We use performance cookies in order to collect information on the use made of our website by visitors, with the aim of improving the content, of adapting it better to meet the wishes of visitors and to increase user-friendliness. For the usage analyses of our website, we also use Google Analytics (info) and Hotjar (info), who also use cookies to do this.

Commercial cookies

This website uses cookies that, depending on the pages that you visit, maintain the products or services that are likely to interest you. By means of these cookies and by means of  the Google advertising network (Google AdWords, Google Analytics, the network Google Display and DoubleClick) and of Facebook (Facebook, Instagram), we are able to provide ads about goods and services that may interest you on other websites that are part of these advertising networks. This technique is called "remarketing". These cookies do not contain any personal data.


How to refuse or remove cookies ?

In the parameters of your browser, you have the option of refusing to accept the installation of the cookies. You can remove any cookies already installed on your computer or your mobile terminal at any time. See how to activate, deactivate or remove cookies.

If you wish to refuse these commercial cookies (such as for example, Google, Criteo or Facebook), you can do so with the help of the following website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/

If you do not wish to receive advertising on the basis of your browsing habits and remarketing cookies, such as Google ones, you can change the parameters of the Google Ads Preferences Manager. Google also recommends the installation of the browser deactivation module of Google Analytics (Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on).

To learn more about cookies, or ways to manage/remove them, check out inforamtion details by visiting the site www.aboutcookies.org.


Amendments

We reserve the right to unilaterally amend the policy on the subject of cookies. Amendments will be communicated on this website. If, after the adaptation, you continue to use this website, the adapted policy in relation to the cookies shall be applicable.

Please also see our page on the principles in regards to the collection of data of a personal nature