Cookie statement https://expert.Q8Oils.com

This Cookie statement applies to the website https://expert.Q8Oils.com (hereinafter referred to as “Website“).

This Website is operated by Kuwait Petroleum (Belgium) NV, a company incorporated under Belgian law, with registered office at Brusselstraat 59, box 1, B- 2018 Antwerp, RLP Antwerp (division Antwerp), VAT BE 0404.584.525 (herein referred to as “KPB“).

This Cookie statement explains which cookies and other files or tags are being used on the Website. By visiting or using the Website, you expressly agree to the use of cookies as set out in this statement. If you cannot agree to this Cookie statement, you must cease any further use of the Website.

The use of cookies by KPB fits in with the general policy of KPB in relation to the protection of your privacy and the processing of your personal data. Further information about this, and an overview of your rights in this regard, can be found in the Privacy Policy https://expert.q8oils.com/privacy-policy/.

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES AND OTHER FILES/TAGS?

Cookies are small data files that are temporarily or permanently stored by the server of a website or application on your computer or device via the browser. The cookies contain a unique code that enables the recognition of your browser during your visit to that website (this is a so-called “session cookie“) or during later visits or use (this is a so-called “permanent cookie“).

Similar kinds of files stored on your computer or device include HTML5 storage, cached files, app profiles, etc., and websites and applications can also use your device’s processing capabilities for the provision of the website or application functionality or for other purposes.

Throughout this cookie policy, we will refer to these cookies, files, tags  and other forms of processing or storage as “cookies”.

Cookies allow us to simplify, complete and personalize the use of the Website.

2. USE OF COOKIES

The Website of KPB uses different types of cookies:

2.1 Necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to be able to visit the Website and use certain parts thereof. These cookies for instance allow you to navigate between the different parts of the Website, or to fill out forms. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the Website will not work or will not work in an optimal manner. These cookies are established when you send a form, log in or communicate with the Website in another way than by clicking a hyperlink.

2.2 Functional cookies

The functional cookies are cookies that make the functioning of the Website more easy and enjoyable, and make sure that you get a more personalized surfing experience. They are for instance the cookies that remember your language preference, as well as the cookies that track whether or not you were already asked to participate in a survey so that you are not continuously being presented the same survey.

2.3 Performance cookies

These are cookies that serve the purpose of collecting information about the way visitors use the Website, such as information regarding the pages visited or the number of displayed error notifications, in order to analyse and optimize the use of the Website.

2.4 Advertising (targeting) cookies

These cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as they help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission.

2.5 Social media cookies

These cookies are used based on social connect functionalities or when you make use of a social media add on button, e.g. clicking on the ‘Like’ icon on a webpage. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website.

3. LIST OF USED COOKIES

KPB may use both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies allow a website operator to link your actions only during a browser session, when you open the Internet browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device for the period of time specified in the cookie. Below the storage period for the cookies we use, will be specified.

Below you will find an overview of the cookies used on this Website by KPB and third party service providers. This list of cookies was last updated on the date indicated at the bottom of this Cookie statement. The list below will be completed from time to time with futures cookies used on this Website.

3.1 First Party Cookies

The First Party Cookies, namely the cookies placed by KPB itself concerning this Website, are:

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3.2 Third Party Cookies

The Third Party Cookies, namely the cookies placed by another entity or domain than the website being visited, are:

  • wpml_referer_url: remembers selected language period: 2 years
  • _icl_current_language: stores the current language period: 2 days
  • __cfduid : The ‘__cfduid’ cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information. https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-What-does-the-CloudFlare-cfduid-cookie-do-First Party Period: 366 days
  • We use Google Analytics cookies on this Website, namely:
    • _gat: this cookie allows to conduct statistical analyses by means of the Google Analytics tool (for more information, see: https://www.google.com/analytics/); (retention period: 10 minutes)
    • _ga: this cookie also allows to conduct statistical analysis by means of the Google Analytics tool, and more particularly allows to differentiate between individual users (visitors) (for more information, see: https://www.google.com/analytics/); (retention period: 2 year)
    • _gid: this cookie tracks the user journey period: 2 days
  • _cfduid: these cookies are used to ensure that the webpages load faster.

4. COOKIE MANAGEMENT

You can change your cookie settings in your Internet browsers. These settings can be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.

You can find more information about cookies and similar tags/files at the following addresses:

  • https://www.allaboutcookies.org/
  • https://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ (a guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy, produced by the internet advertising industry).

5. CHANGES

KPB reserves the right to change this Cookie statement at any time. It is your responsibility to regularly check the applicable Cookie statement and observe the latest version thereof.

This Cookie statement was last updated and reviewed on [Complete].03.2017.

6. CONTACT DETAILS

The company is responsible for the processing of these cookies, files and tags. Where this includes any personal data, our privacy statement is applicable – see https://expert.q8oils.com/privacy-policy/ for more information. You can contact us on the following e-mail address: [email protected]