COOKIE POLICY



1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small data or text files that are placed on your device by websites and applications. Such files can serve different purposes: there are essential or strictly necessary cookies and non-essential cookies (functional, analytical and marketing cookies).

The Belgian Law on electronic communications of 13 June 2005 contains some provisions regarding cookies and their use on websites. The law is an implementation of the European e-Privacy Directive, which means that cookie legislation can be implemented differently in other European member states.

2. PURPOSE AND USE OF COOKIES

Barbecook wants to inform every visitor about the website as well as possible about his rights under Belgian legislation on cookies and about which cookies we use. Cookies help Barbecook to optimize your visit to the website, to remember technical choices (for example, a language choice, a newsletter, etc.) and to be able to offer you more relevant services, offers and customer service.

On your first visit to our website you will be asked to accept our cookies. You can subsequently manage your choices yourself at any time.

If you want to consult the Barbecook website, it is recommended that the technical settings for cookies are enabled. Without cookies enabled, Barbecook cannot guarantee a proper visit to the website. If you prefer not to use the cookies, you as a user are free to decline the cookies at any time.

We use cookies to improve your visit to our website. The cookies we use are safe. The information we collect using cookies helps us to identify any errors or to provide you with specific services that we think may be of interest to you. This is only to make your site visit as pleasant as possible.

3. TYPES OF COOKIES USED BY BARBECOOK

We distinguish the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary for a proper functioning of the website and cannot be disabled. For example, these allow your device and our site to communicate.
  • Functional cookies: These cookies enable the website to provide improved functionality and personalisation. They can be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.
  • Analytical cookies: These cookies allow us to track visits and traffic so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and how visitors move around the site.
  • Marketing cookies: These cookies can be set by our advertising partners through our site. They can be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertising on other sites.

We use our own cookies on the one hand and cookies from carefully selected partners with whom we work and who advertise our services on their website.

Overview of the cookies used on www.barbecook.com:

Please read our privacy policy for more information about the processing of personal data by Barbecook.

4. MANAGING THE COOKIES

Make sure that cookies are enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, the following actions must be performed:

Browser - Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • In Internet Explorer, click on 'Internet options' in the 'Tools' menu.
  • On the 'Privacy' tab, move the settings slider to 'low' or 'accept all cookies' (setting above 'medium' disables cookies).
  • Click on 'OK'.

Browser - Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on 'Firefox' in the top left corner of your browser and then click on 'Options'.
  • On the 'Privacy' tab, make sure that the 'Tell websites I do not want to be tracked' is unchecked.
  • Click on 'OK'.

For browser - Google Chrome

  • Click on the three dots next to the browser bar at the top of your browser window and select 'Options'.
  • Find the 'Privacy and security' section and click on 'content settings'.
  • Click on the 'cookies' option.
  • Now select 'Allow sites to save and read cookie data'.

With browser - Safari

  • Choose 'Preferences' in the task menu. (The task menu is located at the top right of the Safari window and looks like a gear or click "Safari" in the expanded task menu.)
  • Click the Privacy tab. Look for the section called 'Cookies and other website data'.
  • Indicate that you accept cookies.

If you want to consult the Barbecook website, it is recommended that you have cookies enabled. However, if you prefer not to do this, you as a user are certainly free to disable cookies through your browser settings besides our cookie pop up. If you choose this, the quality of your visit may decrease . You can disable cookies in the following ways:

Browser - Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on the menu button and choose 'Preferences'.
  • Select the 'Privacy & Security' panel and go to the 'History' section.
  • Next to 'Firefox will', set to 'Use custom settings for history'.
  • Set 'Accept third-party cookies' to 'Never'.
  • Close the 'about: preferences' page. Any changes you have made are automatically saved.

Browser - Google Chrome

  • Select 'More Settings' in the browser toolbar.
  • Select the 'Advanced' option at the bottom of the page.
  • Under 'Privacy and security', select the option 'Content settings'.
  • Select 'Cookies'.
  • Disable 'Allow sites to save and read cookie data'.

With browser - Safari

  • Choose 'Preferences' in the task menu. (The task menu is located at the top right of the Safari window and looks like a gear or click "Safari" in the expanded task menu.)
  • Click the Privacy tab. Look for the section called 'Cookies and other website data'.
  • Indicate that you do not accept cookies.

For browser - Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • In Internet Explorer, select the Tools button and select Internet options.
  • Select the Privacy tab and under Settings move the slider up to block all cookies. Click OK.
  • Or consult the “Help” function of your internet browser for additional information.

5. RIGHTS OF VISITORS

Since cookies can constitute a processing of personal data, you as a data subject have the right to the lawful and secure processing of this personal data. As a data subject, you can exercise the following rights:

  • Right to object: If there are compelling and justified reasons, you can object to the processing of personal data.
  • Right of access: Every data subject who proves his identity has a right of access to information about the existence or not of processing of his personal data, as well as the purposes of this processing, the categories of data to which these processing operations relate and the categories of recipients to whom the data will be disclosed.
  • Right to rectification: Inaccurate or incomplete personal data can always be corrected or even deleted at the request of the data subject.

These rights are exercised in accordance with the modalities as set out in our Privacy Policy. More information about the rights of visitors can also be found in the Privacy Policy. If, after reading this Cookie Policy, you still have questions or comments about cookies, you can always contact us via “contact” on our site, e-mail, call or tweet @barbecook.

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