2. What is a cookie?
2.1. A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website or a digital platform and stored in a user’s web browser while a user is browsing a website or visits a digital platform. When the user browses the same website or visits the same digital platform in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website or the digital platform to notify the website or the digital platform of the user’s previous activity. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites and digital platforms to remember the state of the website or activity the user had taken in the past. They help Gravual to optimize a visit to the website and/or the digital platforms by a visitor (hereinafter the “Visitor” or “you”), to remember technical choices (e.g. choice of language, a newsletter, etc.) and to show more relevant services and offers. If you want to consult the Website and/or register for access to the Digital Platforms, Gravual recommends that the cookies are turned on. However, if you prefer not to do this, you are always free to not turn them on.
2.3. This Website can use different types of cookies.
A. Strictly necessary cookies
As the name suggests these cookies are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the Website and/or the Digital Platforms or to provide certain features that you have requested.
B. Functionality cookies
These cookies enhance the functionality of the Website and/or the Digital Platforms by storing your preferences.
C. Tracking cookies
These cookies will outlast user sessions. If a persistent cookie has its Max-Age set to 1 year, then, within that year, the initial value set in that cookie will be sent back to the server every time you visit the server. This is used to record a vital piece of information such as how a Visitor initially came to this Website and/or the Digital Platforms. For this reason they are also called tracking cookies. For example, once you have selected your preferred language, the Website and/or the Digital Platform will record this preference in a persistent cookie set on your browser. When you then revisit the Website and/or the Digital Platform it will use that persistent cookie to ensure that the content is delivered in your preferred language.
D. Performance cookies
These cookies help to improve the performance of the Website and/or the Digital Platforms, providing a better user experience.
E. Third party cookies
To support Gravual ‘s communications Gravual embed the content of social media channels such as YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter and Gravual makes use of sharing possibilities on social networks. The channels Gravual uses may present cookies from these websites, which are not controlled by Gravual. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these cookies.
3. Opting out of cookies
3.1. There are a number of options available to avoid the storage of cookies. Please visit the websites of the different browsers to learn how to block the storage of cookies. Besides avoiding storage, it is also possible to delete at any time the current installed cookies on your computer.
Apple Safari: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html
Google Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647
Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.mspx
Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies
3.2. You need to bear in mind that if you decide to delete all of your cookies, you will likely have to re-enter all of your usernames and passwords on all of the websites and digital platforms that you visited, which you previously didn’t even have to think about. As mentioned before, cookies can be a real asset to the web surfing experience.
4. Governing Law – Dispute Resolution
4.1 All issues, questions and disputes concerning the validity, interpretation, enforcement, etc. of this policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Belgian law.
4.2. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this policy or the breach thereof shall be submitted to the sole jurisdiction of the competent courts of the registered office of Gravual.
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