The websites of the Pollet Water Group use various types of cookies. When you visit the site, cookies can be placed on your computer system. A cookie is a text file that a website server stores in the browser of your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies cannot be used to identify individual persons – a cookie can only identify a device.
Types of cookies
- First-party cookies are technical cookies that are used directly by the visited site and are intended to optimise operation of the site. Examples include settings made by the user during a previous visit to the site, or a form containing data that the user filled in during a previous visit to the site.
- Third-part cookies are cookies that do not come from the website itself, but instead from external parties – such as a marketing or advertising plug-in on the site. For example, cookies from Facebook or Google Analytics. The site visitor must first grant permission for cookies of this type. That can be done via a bar at the top or bottom of the website window with a link to this policy, which does not prevent further surfing on the website.
- You can configure your browser settings to not accept cookies, to warn you when a cookie is installed, or to delete cookies from your system afterwards. You can do this in the settings of your browser (usually accessible via the Preferences or Options menu). Bear in mind that if cookies are not accepted, some graphic elements may not function correctly or you may not be able to use specific applications.