1. What are cookies?
Cookies are files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded onto a user’s device when he/she visits a website. Their main purpose is to recognise the user each time he/she visits the website and to improve the quality and user-friendliness of the website.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the internet; they cannot damage the user’s equipment/device. When enabled in the browser settings, cookies can help identify and resolve possible website operating errors.
2. Types of cookies used on the website and purposes
Once you access the Website, you decide which cookies to accept on your devices, except for cookies strictly necessary for browsing and that remain enabled. If you disable the cookies, your Website browsing experience might not be optimal, and some of the Website features might not work properly.
Specifically, MECALUX uses its own and third-party cookies for the purposes indicated in the Cookie Settings Panel. If in the future MECALUX uses other purposes with the aim of providing additional and improved services, the user will be informed of this.
MECALUX’s own cookies
MECALUX’s own cookies are those sent to the user’s device from a device or domain managed by MECALUX and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies are those sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a device or domain not managed by MECALUX, but rather by another entity, which processes the data obtained via the cookies.
3. Acceptance, rejection and withdrawal of consent or deletion of cookies
Granting of consent
MECALUX informs you that by clicking on “Allow all”, you expressly agree to the use of all cookies. You can manage your cookie consent preferences by clicking on “Confirm preferences”.
We inform you that you do not need to accept the cookies to access the website; however, disabling them may hinder browsing, making it impossible to use some of the Website features.
Withdrawal of consent
For all types of cookies, MECALUX gives you the option to disable them according to your preferences by clicking on this link:
User settings to prevent cookies
You can also enable or disable the cookies, in addition to deleting your browsing history (including cookies) from your browser. Please consult your browser’s options and instructions. Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must remove them from your browser's options menu.
You can block cookies via the browser settings, or you can configure your browser to warn you when a server wishes to store a cookie:
- Chrome cookie settings
- Firefox cookie settings
- Internet Explorer cookie settings
- Safari cookie settings
- Opera cookie settings
4. Transfer of data to third countries
MECALUX may contract the services of providers outside the European Economic Area ("third countries"). These providers implement the necessary guarantees and safeguards to protect your privacy. These guarantees and safeguards consist of decisions to adapt to the European Commission and/or rules that apply to the providers.
5. Profiling involving automated decision-making with legal implications for users or that significantly affect users
The above-mentioned cookies are not used to create profiles that involve automated decision-making with legal implications or that significantly affect users.
6. Storage period
7. Your rights
If you believe that your data protection rights have been breached, you may file a complaint with the competent Data Protection Supervisory Authority.
Last updated: October 2020