2. WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
There are different types of cookies. Some are necessary to enable the proper functioning of a website, others serve to improve and/or simplify its use:
Strictly necessary cookies;
Strictly necessary cookies are necessary for the functioning of the websites of Etre Gourmet SPRL. These cookies do not collect any information about the user that can be used for marketing purposes and are essential to enable use the websites of Etre Gourmet SPRL. Such cookies are exempt from the requirement for consent, in accordance with article 129 of the law of 13 June 2005 on electronic communications.
Functionality cookies make it possible to memorise the user’s connection data, secure the user’s connection to the websites of Etre Gourmet SPRL and provide live assistance. These cookies do not collect any information about the user that can be used for marketing purposes. These cookies are also exempt from the consent requirement.
Authentication cookies enable users to identify themselves and access secure content. These cookies do not collect any information about the user that can be used for marketing purposes. These cookies are also exempt from the consent requirement.
Performance cookies enable Etre Gourmet SPRL to collect information about how users browse the websites of Etre Gourmet SPRL, and to adapt and improve its websites if necessary. Etre Gourmet SPRL is not able to identify the users using this type of cookie, and all the data collected by these cookies is processed anonymously. These cookies do not collect any information about the user that can be used for marketing purposes. These cookies are placed and used with the user’s consent.
Targeting/Third-party cookies. Etre Gourmet SPRL sometimes conducts advertising campaigns, often using third parties who can sometimes place cookies (or similar technologies) to assess with the success of the campaign or to display a targeted advert t tailored to a user’s interests or to limit the number of views per user. For example, links to the social networks or to videos on YouTube -who are third parties- can, if appropriate, place cookies on the websites of Etre Gourmet SPRL. These cookies are placed and used with the user’s consent.
If a user refuses the use of this type of cookie, only those pages and services that do not need these cookies can be displayed, viewed and used. The parts of the website of Etre Gourmet SPRL that allow the inclusion of third-party content – and therefore of third-party cookies – will no longer be accessible and a message will inform users of this.
A distinction must also be made between:
Session cookies; and
Session cookies are automatically deleted from the computer’s hard disk or the memory of a user’s browser when they disconnect and/or close the browser.
Permanent cookies are stored on the computer’s hard disk or the memory of a user’s browser for a limited time (minutes, days or years) after the disconnection or the closure of the browser.