POLICY FOR COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
A cookie is a small file that websites send to your browser and download to your device (mobile, tablet, laptop, etc.). Cookies allow the website to store and retrieve information about your visit, such as your preferred language and other options, in order to improve the services offered and contribute to a better browsing experience for the user.
The purpose of this page is to explain to you how cookies work, how the data collected through them are used and how you can use the tools available to accept, configure or reject cookies.
I. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small alphanumeric file installed on your device (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.), through your browser or our applications, during your visit to our Site.
There are different types of cookies, such as flash cookies, SDKs, pixels, device fingerprinting, etc. (hereinafter referred to as ‘cookies’).
Some cookies are technically necessary to keep the Site running smoothly and to fulfil our commitment to provide a unique and personalised shopping experience. Other cookies are not strictly necessary for the operation of the Site but allow targeted advertising to be displayed based on your browsing habits, without your providing further consent.
Only the sender of a cookie is expected to read or change the information contained in it.
Below you will find information about the cookies that may be installed on your device, either by belalampert.com or by third parties, when you visit our Site, as well as the means by which you can delete/reject the installation of these cookies on your device.
Cookies can be installed directly by:
- belalampert.com, as editor of the Site;
- associated third-party companies;
- or some of our subsidiaries.
III. For what purposes are cookies used on your device?
Below is a list of the categories of cookies that may be placed on your device while you browse the Site.
The installation of a cookie on your device is ultimately subject to your consent.
1- The options offered by the belalampert.com tool:
belalampert.com provides you with a tool which allows you to grant or withdraw your consent to the installation of cookies when you browse our Site. You can configure your preferences using the tool that we provide, which is accessible from the cookies information banner that appears during your first visit to our Site.
2- The options offered by your browser:
According to your preferences, you can configure your browser software so that cookies are:
(a) accepted and stored on, or read from, your device, or (b) rejected.
If your browser is configured to accept cookies on your device, cookies embedded in the pages of the Site that you have visited will be installed on and/or read from your device.
You can configure your browser to:
(a) give you the option to accept or reject cookies ad hoc, before a cookie is likely to be installed; or
(b) accept or reject the installation of cookies on your device.
Warning: Any configuration of your browser settings regarding the acceptance or rejection of cookies may affect your internet browsing and the conditions for accessing certain services that require the use of these cookies. For example, by rejecting certain essential cookies, you may no longer be able to place an order on our Site.
You can configure your browser according to the information provided at the following links:
Apple Safari iOS (iPhone and iPad): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesk top&hl=en
Chrome (Android): https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en&oco=1
Chrome (iPhone iPad): https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DiOS&hl=en&oco=1
You can also configure your mobile phone. For more information on how to manage cookies on your mobile, please visit the following pages:
Automatic third-party opt-out mechanisms
In addition, some services offer direct opt-out mechanisms, i.e. a mechanism for you to block the installation of their cookies:
Google Analytics (Google): https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Google Tag Manager (Google): https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en
3- Online platforms which allow you to opt out of cookies.
You can block advertising companies who wish to send you interest-based ads from collecting and using information about you by accessing the following platforms: