Last date of modification: 22 November 2018
2. What are cookies?
Cookies may be either ‘persistent’ cookies or ‘session’ cookies. A persistent cookie will remain valid until a set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date. A session cookie will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. On our Website we use both type of cookies.
We can distinguish ‘first party cookies’ (cookies placed by AUDEE) and ‘third party cookies’ (cookies placed by a different party). Third party cookies may follow you through various websites and various devices; these do not collect personal information from which they can identify you.
Cookies do not typically contain information that personally identifies a user, however, personal information we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
- Recognize a computer when a user visits our Website;
- Track users as they navigate the Website;
- Enable the use of a shopping bag on the Website;
- Prevent fraud and improve the security of the Website;
- Personalise the Website for each user;
- Target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users;
- Validate authenticated user sessions;
- Facilitate the use of our Website search engine; and
- Collect statistical information about the number of visitors that use our Website;
4. Which cookies do we use?
AUDEE uses different types of cookies. Below we have outlined the cookies we use and the purpose for which we use them:
a. Functional or essential cookies: these cookies are required for the basic functionality of the Website and are therefore always enabled. These cookies will remember you as you explore our Website. They help to facilitate the shopping bag and checkout processes, and assist in security issues.
b. Analytics cookies: these cookies are used to collect information in an anonymous and aggregate way. We use, for example, Google Analytics to collect statistics. Read more about this and the possibility to opt out: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
c. Targeting or advertising cookies: these cookies are used to deliver relevant ads to you, and they limit the number of times that you see an ad. They also help us to measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
5. Browser settings and deleting cookies
If you do not want websites to store cookies on your device, you can choose to change your browser settings so your browser refuses all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also delete cookies that were previously stored on your device.
Each browser is a little different, so take a look at how it works to change your browser settings for your browser:
Please note that if you turn off cookies, you may not have access to some features and services on our Website.