When you consult our website, cookies are placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet, to help you, for example, identify yourself and sign into your account or to analyse visits.
This page aims to help you understand how cookies work and how you can use the current tools to configure them.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small text file that’s placed on your computer when you visit a website or read an advert. They aim to collect information about your browsing on the website and to send you personalised services .
Cookies are managed in your computer by your web browser.
AQUALINK INTERNATIONAL cookies
These are cookies placed on your terminal by AQUALINK INTERNATIONAL for the purposes of browsing on our website and optimising and personalising our services on the website.
These are cookies placed by outside companies (e.g. Google Analytics) to identify your areas of interest through the products you have consulted or bought on our website and to personalise the advertising that is sent to you on or outside our website.
They are placed when you browse on our website or when you access the chat service.
We have no control over the cookies placed by third-party services, who are acting on their own behalf.
We seek to ensure that our partner companies agree to process the information collected on our website exclusively for the needs of AQUALINK INTERNATIONAL and in accordance with our instructions, in compliance with the “Loi Informatique et Libertés” of 6 January 1978, amended, and undertake to introduce the appropriate measures to guarantee the security and protection of data privacy.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES
Different types of cookies are used on our website for different purposes.
Some are required to enable you to use our website.
These are cookies that help us find out how our website is being used, how it’s performing and how we can improve its performance.
They are mainly Google Analytics cookies.
Social network cookies and plug-ins (social buttons)
These social cookies aim to allow users to share pages and content via third-party social networks. They are also used to target the advertising offered on the social networks.
Our website also uses “plug-ins” or social buttons.
Social plug-ins are used particularly to facilitate the sharing of pages and content from our website on the different social platforms.
For further information about the use of your personal data in relation to the social networks, please see the privacy policies of the third-party social networks concerned.
ACCEPTING OR REFUSING COOKIES
If your browser is configured to refuse all cookies, you won’t be able to use the key functions of our website, such as signing into your account. To help you manage cookies to best suit your needs, we suggest that you configure your browser according to what the cookies are used for, as mentioned above.
Here’s how to control cookies or prevent them from being saved on your terminal:
Every browser is configured differently. This is described in your browser’s help menu, which will explain how to change your wishes with regard to cookies.
You can disable cookies by following the instructions below:
1/ If you use Internet explorer
In Internet Explorer, click on the Tools button, then on Internet Options.
In the General tab, in Browsing History, click on Parameters.
Click on the Display the Files button.
Click on the Name column header to sort all the files in alphabetical order then go through the list until you see some files beginning with the prefix “Cookie”
Select the cookie(s) containing the name AQUALINK INTERNATIONAL and delete it/them
Close the window containing the list of files then click twice on OK to return to Internet Explorer.
2/ If you use Firefox
Go into the browser’s “Tools” tab then select the “Options” menu
In the window that pops up, choose “Privacy” and click on “Display the cookies”
Locate the files containing the name AQUALINK INTERNATIONAL Select and delete them.
3/ If you use Safari
In your browser, choose the Edit > Preferences menu.
Click on Security.
Click on “Display the cookies”.
Select the cookies containing the name AQUALINK INTERNATIONAL and click on Delete or Delete All.
Once you’ve deleted the cookies, click on End.
4/ If you use Google Chrome
Click on the Tools menu icon.
Click on the Advanced Options tab and access the “Privacy” section.
Click on the Display the Cookies button.
Locate the files containing the name AQUALINK INTERNATIONAL. Select and delete them.
Click on “Close” to return to your browser
Configuration on a cookie management platform
You can manage your cookies by visiting one of the cookie management platforms made available by members of the advertising industry.
FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
On the CNIL website : http://www.cnil.fr/vos-droits/vos-traces/les-cookies/