What is Cookie?
Cookies are tiny script files or information which are recorded on your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. In addition to such script files, software, pixel, beacon or other tags that have defining functions like cookies shall also be referred to as cookie.
Our Purpose of Using Cookies
Cookies are used by us to make our website more user friendly and adjust to your interests, preferences and needs, and to help facilitate your movements on our website.
General Features of Cookies
On our website, cookies function as session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies are deleted when you leave the platform; while permanent cookies may remain on your devices for certain periods, depending on the area of usage. Cookies on our website do not collect your information such as name, gender or address.
Third Persons’ Cookies
We may host cookies of third parties on our website. For more information about such cookies and for detailed information on how to control such cookies, please see the privacy policies of such third parties.
Type of Cookies Used
a. Required Cookies
Such cookies are definitely necessary for the operation of our website and for you to surf on our website and utilize the services and features provided. If you disable such cookies on your browser, some parts of our website may not work.
Session cookies are used to ensure the continuity of the session.
User ID cookies are used only for the users to see their own information.
Security cookies are used for security controls.
b. Preference Cookies
Preference cookies collect information on your preferences and let us remember your language or other local settings and customize our website suitably for you. Such cookies may be placed by us or by third party providers whose services we add on our page. If you do not allow such cookies, some or all of such functions may not work properly.
Saves the language selected by the user and offers options accordingly.
Allows to locate the approximate address (province, city, zip code) through user’s IP address, thus select the user’s country automatically and to show the retailers and promotion days in that region.
If the user visits the site on a mobile device, it is used to show the main website (e.g., Flash is activated on the device), or it is a mobile site that does not need Flash.
Source site is saved to better understand the user preferences.
Last visit and movement
Used to update what has changed since the last visit of our website by the user and to better understand the users’ preferences.
Activates sound and video content to be played.
Page history cookies are used to track which websites the user visits, and in which order. If the user meets an error upon visiting the site, cookie information is saved on the log file for reporting and solution of the error.
c. Analytical Cookies
Analytical cookies collect information on your usage of the site, and help us improve the site. For example, such cookies show which pages on the site are visited most, and helps log the difficulties experienced on the site, and show whether our advertisements are effective or not. Thus we understand the general trend, rather than how a person uses the site.
Such cookies allow the collection of all statistical data, thus improving the presentation and usage of the site. Google lets us understand the users better by adding social statistics and data on interests to such statistics.
Control of Cookies
d. Advertisement/Marketing Cookies
These cookies are used for advertisement and marketing purposes. They may be used to create a profile of your interests and to display advertisements of related firms on other sites. They run by defining your browser and device. If you do not allow such cookies, you may not experience our targeted advertisement.
Delivering behavioural and targeted advertisements
Conducting market analysis
How do I Control /Block Cookies?
Information on how to activate, deactivate or remove cookies is on the Help screen of your internet browser provider:
We would like to remind you that some functions of our website may be unavailable if you remove some cookies.
If you want to clean all cookies remaining from the internet sites you have visited, you may use the following links to download three programs that delete tracking cookies.