Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
A web beacon is a small image (usually embedded in a web page or email) that allows a web site to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies.
When you visit our Website or the websites of our merchants or business partners, we may set and access certain cookies on your device. They enable us to: (a) estimate our audience size and usage pattern; (b) store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our Website according to your individual interests; (c) speed up your searches; (d) recognise you when you return to our Website or to third party websites we work with; (e) provide sales and website statistics to merchants we work with, and (f) provide you with content which might be of interest to you when you visit our Website or third party websites we work with.
In addition to our cookies, we allow our merchants and business partners as well as their affiliates to set and access cookies on your device. Some of these third parties may collect and use information about your visits to this Website and/or other websites in order to serve you content that might be of interest to you. The use by these third parties of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies and not only to that of Kelkoo.
There are four main types of cookies generally used on websites:
Strictly necessary cookies:These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for (like selecting a product for purchase) cannot be provided. The life span of these cookies only lasts for the duration of your visit and they are deleted when you close the Internet browser. Their main purpose is to identify the type of device you use, to enhance the security of the website or its basic functionality. They do not contain any personal information which makes it possible to identify a person.
Functionality cookies:These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. For instance, they may be used to remember your account details and personal preferences, or to provide services you have asked for such as rating a review or sharing via social media. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. These cookies have an expiry date or a specified expiry date, and these cookies stop working once the expiry date has lapsed.
Performance cookies:These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information thesecookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
Ad targeting cookies:These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.
Social networks cookies sharing: These cookie files may be recorded on your device by social network websites to allow to share contents from our Website. These social network sites are materialized on our Website with buttons that allow these social networks websites to identify you during your visit on our Website.
We cannot control these cookies and the data collected by social networks. For more information about these applications, we invite you to consult the specific privacy policies of each of these social network websites:
Kelkoo and the third parties listed below may set and access any of the following cookies when you visit different parts of our Website or the websites of third party publishers with whom we partner. The purpose for setting and accessing these cookies is listed next to the description of each cookie mentioned below.
|Third party cookie||Type||Purpose||More Information|
|Google Analytics||Measurement||This cookie allows us to see data relating to the usage of our Website.||https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies|
|Kelkoo Cookie||Type||Purpose||Conservation period|
|KelkooID||Measurement||This cookie identifies user for statistics and ad retargeting.||12 months|
|sessionId||Measurement||This cookie is used for internal traffic analysis.||Reset every day at midnight or after 30 minutes of inactivity or traffic source change|
|userId||Measurement||This cookie is used for internal traffic analysis.||12 months|
|affiliation_id||Measurement||This cookie is used to identify the source of traffic.||Reset every day at midnight or after 30 minutes of inactivity or traffic source change|
|claparam1 2 3||Measurement||This cookie help to analyse the performance of Search Engine Marketing (source of traffic).||Reset every day at midnight or after 30 minutes of inactivity or traffic source change|
You can choose to disable these cookies at any time.
To have practical advice on these options and how to remove cookies stored on your device, We invite you to consult the website of the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office): https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.
Your browser can also be set to alert you about cookies stored in your device and ask you to accept them or not.
You can accept or reject cookies on a case by case basis, or disallow all cookies.
Please however note that your browser settings may change your conditions of access to our Website.
If your browser is set to reject all cookies, it is possible that you cannot enjoy certain parts of our Website. We invite you to take into account the purpose of the cookies that we use if you decide to modify your browser settings.
Different web browsers may use different ways to control cookies, so you need to consult your browser’s help section to find out how to adjust your settings, or visit directly one of the sites of the following web browser manufacturers:
(iii) Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_GB
(iv) Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
When you decide to withdraw your consent for cookies, we cannot remove third party cookies ourselves. If you wish to remove such third party cookies, you need to delete them in the cookies history in your web browser settings.