This Cookie Statement from Safescan BV describes which cookies Safescan BV is using on its Websites and Applications and for what purposes these cookies are used. We recommend that you read this Cookie Statement carefully.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that contain small amounts of information which are downloaded and stored on your pc, mobile or any other device that you use to visit a website. With each subsequent visit these cookies will be sent back to the website that sent them or to another website that recognises these cookies. Cookies are useful as they ensure that the website can recognise the device of the its users.
What type of cookies do we use?
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to support you with services available on our website, and to enable you to use certain features on our website. Without these cookies we cannot support you with these services on our website. These cookies are stored for a maximum of 2 years – after that they will be deleted automatically.
These functional cookies ensure that our Websites and Applications function properly. These cookies are stored for a maximum of 2 years – after that they will be deleted automatically. The following functions are examples of what is possible with these cookies:
• saving products that you have placed in your shopping cart and being able to pay for your order;
• saving default settings such as country or language;
• saving settings for an optimal video display, for example the desired buffer size and the resolution data of your screen;
• determining your browser settings in order to optimally display our Websites and Applications on your screen;
• recognising abuse of our websites and services, for example through several consecutive registrations or multiple failed login attempts.
You have the option to block the placement of these cookies and to delete previously placed cookies by changing your preferences here. You can find more information about disabling cookies under the browser settings section on this page. We would like to point out that certain functionalities on our Websites and Applications will no longer be available or only to a limited extent, if you do not allow these functional cookies.
In order to determine which content on our Websites and Applications are most interesting to you, Google continuously measures the number of visitors as well as the content that is viewed most often, on behalf of Safescan. We use the collected data for statistical purposes, for example:
• for determining the number of visitors to our Websites and Applications;
• for determining the separate visit duration of the visitors to our Websites and Applications;
• for determining the order of visit of the various Websites and Applications;
• for assessing which parts of our Websites and Applications must be adjusted; or
• for optimization of the Websites and Applications.
We use the following services for statistical purposes, which you can deactivate by placing an opt-out cookie or following a link:
• Google Analytics
• Google Tag Manager
Cookies from third parties are placed on the Websites and Applications. For example, when displaying videos that come from third-party websites, such as YouTube. These third parties place cookies that make it possible to show you the videos. In addition, cookies can be placed that are used to track your surfing behaviour across multiple websites and to build a profile of your surfing behaviour. These cookies are stored for a maximum of 2 years.
Access to various social media is also provided via the Website and the Applications, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+. With the help of these so-called social plug-ins you can share information on the website with others or recommend it. When you come to a webpage on which the social plug-ins of these social media are displayed, third-party cookies are placed on your device. These cookies collect, among other things, information about your browser and the websites that you have visited with your IP address.
Safescan BV uses re-targeting / re-marketing technologies on its Websites and Applications. The purpose of this technology is to be able to make customised offers, including the display of advertisements on different websites on the internet. To achieve this, Safescan BV places cookies and / or device IDs on your device that make it possible to analyse your surfing behaviour and build up a profile of your surfing behaviour. Safescan uses the following network:
• Google Analytics for re-marketing via the Google network, with whom this data is shared.
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The data collected with the help of Google Analytics, in addition to the purposes stated under the section "Analytical cookies", is also used to display customised advertisements if you have indicated this in the cookie preferences. These cookies are stored for a maximum of 2 years.
Change Cookie preferences
If you want to change your cookie preferences, you can do so via Change Preferences.
• Internet Explorer Edge
If you want to disable cookies from specific parties, you can do so via www.youronlinechoices.com.
With the use of some cookies, personal data is also processed as is explained above. In our privacy statement you will find more information about how Safescan BV handles your data.
This Cookie Statement can be changed at any time. Changes to this Cookie Statement will be announced via the Safescan Websites and Applications.
Version: July 2019