A. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small pieces of data or text files that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you. A cookie contains a unique code which allows the recognition of your browser during a visit to the website or to improve your user experience during repeated visits to the platform.
Cookies can have different purposes, such as improving the experience during repeated visits of a website by remembering your language settings or preferences on a website. Necessary cookies make sure that the website works properly. Cookies can also collect statistics of how many visitors a website or certain page had over a certain time or personalize the website or collect information about the visitors of a website.
Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you are visiting (first party cookie) or by a partner with whom this website collaborates (third party cookie). The server of the website can only read the cookies it has placed itself. It does not have access to other information contained on your computer or mobile device.
Cookies can be either temporary (session cookies) or persistent (permanent cookies). "Session-only" cookies are deleted when you end your browser session. "Persistent cookies" remain on your device for the time period set in the cookie after which time they delete themselves. However, these cookies may be renewed every time you visit the website. The content of a cookie usually consists of the name of the service that placed the cookie, an expiry date and a unique numerical code.
More information on the types of cookies can be found on www.allaboutcookies.org .
B. “EUROCONSUMERS INVEST” and “EUROCONSUMERS INVEST BELGIUM” USE THE FOLLOWING COOKIES ON THIS WEBSITE:
On this website, both EUROCONSUMERS INVEST and EUROCONSUMERS INVEST BELGIUM BRANCH (henceforth “EUROCONSUMERS INVEST BELGIUM”), use the following categories of cookies: strictly necessary cookies and google analytics cookies.
B.1. STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES:
These cookies are essential to secure the website, to let the website function as supposed to and for the user to use the website in a user-friendly way, such as accessing secure areas of the site. Those cookies also allow a website to remember choices you have made in the past, like what language you prefer.
These cookies can be placed without an explicit consent of the user.
For these purposes we use the following cookies:
Indicates when the Consumer saw the cookies modal.
Note: you can find additional info at OneTrust: https://my.onetrust.com/articles/en_US/Knowledge/UUID-1e75fb0d-bb79-2af8-cb85-f905d16f1220
Indicates when the Consumer accept the cookies modal. The stored cookie has the following format:
B.2. ANALYTICAL COOKIES:
These cookies collect information about how, in general, users use this website, like which pages they visit the most and which links they click on. Their sole purpose is to improve the website functions, the dynamic modification of the website and the website content and to provide us statistics on the number of visitors on a certain page. The cookies can be placed by EUROCONSUMERS INVEST or by a select number of processors of this company.
To this purpose we use only Google Analytics
This is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited (hereinafter "Google"). Google uses "cookies" to help us analyze how the site is used. The information generated by those cookies about your use of this website and your current IP-address will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers.
It is possible that the data will be processed outside of the EU. We have taken the precautions to configure the services in a privacy friendly way, so that the data will only be processed on behalf of EUROCONSUMERS INVEST or EUROCONSUMERS INVEST BELGIUM.
Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of this website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to us.
The user may stop the transmission of information generated by the cookies about your use of this website and of your IP address to “Google”, by keeping analytical cookies function disabled on this website and/or downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available here:
For more information about the data processing regarding this tool, visit the following page: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites.
Google Analytics cookies. For statistics to store and count page views (Cookie: _gid - Cookiedatabase.org) Only appear if Consumer accept them.
Google Analytics cookies to provide technical monitoring (Cookie: gatUA-* - Cookiedatabase.org) Only appear if Consumer accept them.
Google Analytics cookies, for the purpose of statistics, to store and count page views. Only appear if Consumer accept them.
Number, not identifying the User.
1 year and 1 month
C. COOKIE MANAGEMENT / REFUSAL
You can always manage your cookie preferences using our cookie banner preference management button.
During your visit to our website you are asked to accept Google Analytics cookies. Besides the cookie banner management button, you have the possibility to refuse Google Analytics by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
For more information about the data processing regarding this tool, visit the following page: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
You can at any time, remove already installed cookies from your computer or mobile device.
You can also always refuse the installation of all cookies via your browser settings. Switching off cookies may mean that you can no longer use certain functionalities of the website.
You can block all cookies as following:
Browser – Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
To opt-out, please go to IE tools (cog wheel icon).
Click on "Safety".
Click on "Turn on Do Not Track requests".
In the confirmation dialog click "Turn on".
Browser – Microsoft Edge 18
To opt-out, please go to Edge "Settings" from the menu button.
Click on "Privacy & Security".
Turn the Send Do Not Track requests switch on.
Browser - Mozilla Firefox 64
To opt-out, please go to Firefox "Options" from the menu button.
Click on "Privacy & Security".
In the "Content Blocking" section under Send websites a "Do Not Track" signal that you don't want to be tracked, choose "Always".
Browser - Google Chrome (version 71)
To opt-out, please go to Chrome "Settings" from the menu button.
At the bottom click "Advanced".
Under "Privacy and security" turn Send a "Do Not Track" request with your browsing traffic on.
Browser – Safari
To opt-out, please go to Safari preferences (cmd + , or click "Safari" > "Preferences..." in the menu bar).
Click on "Privacy".
Tick the "Ask websites not to track me" checkbox.
In case you still have questions after reading this Cookies Statement, please contact our Privacy Team:
Belgium Market: email@example.com;
Other Markets: firstname.lastname@example.org
D. DATA CONTROLLER
The company responsible for the processing of your data is EUROCONSUMERS INVEST - EMPRESA DE INVESTIMENTO, UNIPESSOAL LDA (EUROCONSUMERS INVEST), legal person number 514184302, headquartered at Av. Eng.º Arantes e Oliveira, n.º 13 – 1.ºB, 1900-221, Lisbon, Portugal, with the email address email@example.com and the telephone number +351 21 032 19 39.
This company acts in Belgium through its branch office EUROCONSUMERS INVEST BELGIUM BRANCH (EUROCONSUMERS INVEST BELGIUM), legal person 0793.470.292, with its office at 13 rue de Hollande , 1060 Brussels, Belgium, that you may contact through the telephone +32 27 90 41 72 or through the email firstname.lastname@example.org.
E. DATA PROTECTION OFFICERS
You can contact our Data Protection Officer in Portugal (the main company) through the email address: email@example.com and in Belgium through the email: firstname.lastname@example.org.