This website uses cookies. This policy provides information on why we use cookies and how you can manage them.

What is a cookie?

A “cookie” is a file of a limited size, which generally consists of letters and numbers and is sent by an Internet server to the browser’s cookie file, located on your computer hard drive (or another device connected to the Internet, such as a smartphone or tablet) when you view this website.
A cookie generally includes the name of the website that it comes from, its lifecycle (the time period for which it remains on your device) and a value, which is generally a randomly generated unique number.

Two types of cookies may be used: temporary cookies and permanent cookies. Temporary cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your browsing session. Permanent cookies remain on your device for longer, for a duration of time that is specific to each cookie, and remain valid until their expiry date (unless they are deleted by the user beforehand).

Cookies may be used by web servers to identify and monitor users as they browse the various pages of a website and to identify users who return to their website.

The cookies do not contain information that allow you to be personally identified but some personal information about you, which is stored by Ontex, may be related to the information stored in the cookies and obtained from them. For further information on how your personal data is processed, please view our Privacy policy.

Why does this website use cookies?

Many of the cookies from this website carry out essential functions or services that you have requested or allow us to ensure security, as indicated in the table below.

Ontex and its service suppliers may use cookies to gather aggregate data in order to ensure the proper management of its website and improve browsing on its website. We can use these devices to monitor information on our systems and identify the categories of visitors according to elements such as the IP address, domain, type of browser and pages viewed. This information is transmitted to our webmasters who use them to analyse the number of visitors at different sections of the website and to ensure that our website remains a useful and effective source of information.

What type of cookies does this website use?

The table below lists the different types of cookies that Ontex uses on this website, as well as their purpose(s) and lifecycle.

Analytical cookies

In order to adapt the website to the needs of its visitors, we use Google Analytics to measure the number of visits, number of pages viewed, the activity of our website visitors and the frequency at which they return. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (Google). This tool generates the following cookies:

Cookie name Cookie purpose Cookie duration
_utmb This cookie allows a user session to be created and continued. Session
_utmc This cookie allows us to determine whether or not the user requires a new session to be created. Session
_utmt This cookie indicates the type of a request. Session
_utmz This cookie allows us to store the type of route used by the visitor to reach a website. 6 months

Further information on this topic is available at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

You can choose to decline cookies and the statistical analysis of your browsing data, using your browser settings in order to disable cookies or save them only if you have authorized them beforehand. If you decline the cookies, you will not have access to all of our offers in a fully functional manner.

How can you manage the cookies used by the website?

If you wish to decline the use of cookies by the website or if you wish to delete or authorize new cookies on your device then you can modify your browser settings in order to block the cookies or to alert you when cookies are sent to your device. Cookies may be managed in different ways. Please refer to your browser’s instructions for further information on how to set or modify your browser’s settings:

– Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/How-to-manage-cookies-in-Internet-Explorer-9
– Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&hlrm=nl&answer=95647
– Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences?s=cookies&r=5&as=s
– Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042

If you disable cookies used by the website or delete the cookies that were already installed on your device by the website then this may affect you when you browse the website (for example, you may not be able to view certain parts of the website or receive personalized information when you view the website).

Update to the current Cookies Policy

In the event that Ontex modifies its practices regarding cookies, these modifications shall be incorporated into an updated version of the present policy. We will also inform you of these modifications by updating the date of entry into force at the top of this policy. Ontex reserves the right to modify this policy periodically in order to take into account technological progress, changes in legislation and regulations and good commercial practices, without prejudice to your rights within the framework of current legislation.