Cookie management policy

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This policy is established by CTR Media NV, whose registered office is located at Rue Royale, 100, 1000 Brussels, registered with the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises under number: BE 432.916.146 (hereinafter referred to as “the controller”).

The purpose of this policy is to inform visitors to the website hosted at www.gocar.be (hereinafter referred to as the “website”) of how cookies are used by the controller.

This policy is in line with the controller’s wish to act in complete transparency, in compliance with the Law of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy with regard to the processing of personal data and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (hereinafter the “General Data Protection Regulation”).

This cookie management policy binds the website user and the controller, also in accordance with the privacy policy established by the controller. The policy concerning the protection of the user’s personal data is available via the following link: https://gocar.be/fr/privacy

If the user wishes to react to any of the practices described below, the user may contact the controller:

By email: privacy@gocar.be.

By mail: CTR Media Rue Royale 100 – 1000 Brussels.

Use and management of “cookies “

General principles. This article provides information about the use of cookies on the website.

This cookie management policy applies to the website. These are managed by the controller.

The website uses cookies to make browsing more useful and reliable. Some of these cookies are essential to the operation of the website, others improve the user experience.

Most web browsers are configured to automatically accept cookies. If the user wishes to customize their management, he must modify the settings of his browser. Further information can be found under the heading “Cookie management” in this provision.

By visiting and using the website, the user expressly agrees with the cookie management described below.

Definition of cookies.

A “cookie” is a data or text file that a website server temporarily or permanently stores on the user’s equipment (computer hard drive, tablet, smartphone, or any other similar device) through its browser. Cookies may also be installed by third parties with whom the controller collaborates.

Cookies retain a number of information, such as visitors’ language preferences or the content of their shopping cart. Other cookies collect statistics about the users of a website or ensure that graphics appear correctly and that applications work well on the website. Still others make it possible to adapt the content and/or advertising of a website according to the user.

Use of cookies on the website.

The website uses different types of cookies:

Essential or technical cookies: these are cookies that are essential for the operation of the website, allowing good communication and intended to facilitate navigation;

Statistical or analytical cookies: these cookies make it possible to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see their browsing behaviour when they visit the website. This improves the user’s navigation and makes it easier for him to find what he is looking for;

Functional cookies: These cookies enable specific features on the website to improve user friendliness and experience, including remembering user preferences (e. g. language);

Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use the website. They make it possible to evaluate and improve the content and performance of the website (for example, by counting the number of visitors, identifying the most popular pages or clicks), and to better match business proposals to the user’s personal preferences;

Advertising or commercial cookies: these are files intended to collect data relating to the profile of visitors and which may be installed or read by third parties with whom the controller collaborates in order to measure the effectiveness of an advertisement or a web page and to better adapt it to the user’s interests;

Tracking cookies: the website uses tracking cookies via Google Analytics, in order to help the controller to measure the ways in which users interact with the website content, and which generates visit statistics in a strictly anonymous way. These statistics are used to continuously improve the website and provide the user with relevant content.

The controller uses Google Analytics to get an overview of the traffic on the website, the origin of this traffic and the pages visited. This means that Google is acting as a subcontractor.

The information collected by Google Analytics is generated as anonymously as possible. For example, it is not possible to identify the people who visit the website.

For further information, the user is invited to consult Google’s data protection policy, which is available at the following address: https://policies.google.com/privacy

The controller is also likely to use cookies and tags to collect information on users’ surfing habits on the various websites and applications belonging to its advertising network.

A tag is an invisible image file that follows the user’s navigation on one or more websites and/or applications. In addition, other commercial cookies may be set by advertisers when their ad is placed.

 

Commercial cookies do not contain any personal data. The information collected using commercial cookies and tags is used to measure the effectiveness of advertising and to better personalise advertising on the website and on other websites belonging to the advertising network or for which the controller provides advertising services.

The storage period for cookies varies according to their type: essential cookies are generally stored until the browser closes, while functional cookies remain valid for 1 year and performance cookies for 4 years.

The controller authorises public search engines to visit the website via spiders for the sole purpose of making the access and content of the website accessible via their search engines, without the controller granting the right to archive the website. The controller reserves the right to withdraw the authorisation as formulated in this article at any time.

In order to make offers likely to interest the user, the controller may conclude agreements with advertising agencies on the Internet. They have received permission from the controller to place advertisements on the website. When the user visits the website, the advertising agencies may also collect information.

 

Cookies management. Most browsers are configured to automatically accept cookies, but all allow you to customize your settings according to your preferences.  ( Cookie management: link must go to Didomy website)

If the user does not want the website to place cookies on his computer/mobile device, he can easily manage or delete them by changing his browser settings. The user can also program his browser to notify him when he receives a cookie and decide whether or not to accept it.

If the user wishes to block and/or manage certain cookies, he can do so by following the link linked to his browser:

Internet Explorer : https://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
Chrome : https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
Firefox : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Safari : https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042

To disable tracking by Google Analytics for any website, the user is invited to consult the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

In the situation where the user deactivates certain cookies, it is possible that certain parts of the Website may not be available and/or functional, or that they may be partially available.

Applicable law and competent jurisdiction

The present Policy is subject to Belgian law.

Any dispute relating to the interpretation or execution of the present Policy shall be subject to Belgian law and will fall under the exclusive competence of courts in the judicial district of Brussels.

Miscellaneous Provisions

The Controller reserves the right to modify the stipulations of the present Policy at any moment. Modifications shall be published with a notice on entry into validity.

The present version of this cookie management policy is dated 01/10/2019.