What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on the hard drive of your computer.
Among other things, a cookie enables the server to recognise visitors as they browse from one page to another. Cookies also make browsing more user-friendly by storing certain user preferences. For example, when you browse a site in a certain language, the cookie will store your preference. This allows you to browse from one page of the site to another in the chosen language, without having to reselect your choice each time.
Cookies usually also have an expiration date. For example, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (so-called session cookies), while others can be stored on your computer for longer, sometimes until you delete them manually (so-called permanent cookies).
On iscalsugarcaramel.be, ISCAL SUGAR CARAMEL uses 2 types of cookies :
- cookies for functional purposes ;
- cookies for analytical purposes.
ISCAL SUGAR CARAMEL uses WordPress to keep the content of its website up-to-date. This software uses functional cookies. This means that these cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of this website. It is not possible to refuse these cookies if you want to visit our website.
ISCAL SUGAR CARAMEL also uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. («Google») for statistical purposes. The analysis tool installs cookies that we use to quantify visits (traffic) to our website. This allows us to keep track of how many times a given page has been visited.
Google Analytics uses (temporary, permanent as well as direct) cookies to analyse the use made by visitors of the ISCAL SUGAR CARAMEL website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the ISCAL SUGAR CARAMEL site (including your IP address, time of visit, type of browser used, pages visited and files downloaded) is transmitted to Google, which stores it on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to compile website activity reports for ISCAL SUGAR CARAMEL. Google is not allowed to disclose this information to third parties, unless it is required to do so by law. Google will not combine your IP address with other information in its possession. By using the ISCAL SUGAR CARAMEL website, you consent to Google’s processing of data about you in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Google states that it complies with the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor Program of the US Department of Commerce.
In the event that you do not wish data regarding your website visit to be forwarded to Google Analytics, you can download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Persistent and third-party cookies are stored for no longer than 2 years. You may also find useful information on the following two websites :
Should you accept cookies ?
The majority of cookie categories are necessary, at least in part, to enable smooth communication between your PC and the ISCAL SUGAR CARAMEL website and to ensure that the full functionality of the website can be used. If you reject or delete these cookies, the website may not work (in an optimal way).
What if you don’t want to accept cookies ?
You may use your browser settings to (automatically) prevent the acceptance of cookies on your PC. As indicated, however, this may affect communication with the website. Most web browsers allow you to specify your preference in «Settings». Below are the links to the information pages of the main web browsers.
How can you see which cookies are installed on your device and how can they be deleted ?
If you want to apply this setting in the future as well, check the box «Delete browsing history on exit».
Cookies in Internet Explorer
- From the menu, select «Tools» and then «Internet Options».
- Select «Clear browsing history».
- If you want to apply this setting in the future as well, check the box «Delete browsing history on exit».
Cookies in Mozilla Firefox
- Go to «Settings» and select «Never save history» or, if you want to manage your cookies yourself, click on «Remove individual cookies».
Cookies in Chrome
- Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar and select «Settings».
- Click on «Show advanced settings».
- In the «Privacy» section, click the «Content settings» button.
- In the «Cookies» section, you can change the cookies settings.
Cookies in Safari
- Go to «Preferences»
- Click on «Security» and then on «Show Cookies». Select «Remove All».
Any questions ?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org