Cookie Policy

Our Policy

This policy relating to cookies (hereinafter, the “Cookie Policy“) describes the different types of cookies that we use on our website www.theakkermansiacompany.com (hereinafter, the “Website“) and the manner in which you can configure these cookies.

We maintain a strict Data Privacy Policy and we are committed to being transparent about the technologies that are used on the Website.

Insofar as the information collected using cookies constitutes personal data, the provisions of the Data Privacy Policy shall apply and supplement this Cookie Policy.

The Akkermansia Company™ S.A.
Watson & Crick Hill | Rue Granbonpré, 11/H
B-1435 Mont-Saint-Guibert Belgium

Belgian business registry (BCE) number:  0664.529.483

A “cookie” is a small text file containing information saved by a website on a computer or by a mobile application on a user’s smartphone.

Cookies offer the possibility to identify you and to memorize various information in order to facilitate your navigation on a website/a mobile application, to ensure the smooth functioning of these or to make them more effective, for example by memorizing your language preferences.

We use different types of cookies for different reasons.

Analytics cookies (statistics):
These cookies are externals and used to gather information about your use of the Website, in order to improve the content of the Website, make it more suitable to your needs and increase its usability.

For example, these cookies show us the most visited pages of the Website or help to identify difficulties that may be encountered during navigation.

The maximum expiration time for these cookies are : 2 years.

Session cookies:
These cookies contain information that is stored in a temporary memory location and then subsequently deleted after the session is completed or the web browser is closed.

 

Component

Category

Sub-category

Purpose

WordPress

Essential

 

Used to log users into WordPress

Functional

These cookies are necessary for the website to function. Cookies categorized as functional cannot be turned off. These cookies are essential in order to enable visitors to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services the visitor has asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Google Recaptcha

Essential

 

Used to distinguish between human and bots

Security

We use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally.

Woocommerce

Essential

 

Used to remember the users cart and to provide site functionality

 

 

Functional

These cookies are necessary for the website to function. Cookies categorized as functional cannot be turned off. These cookies are essential in order to enable visitors to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services the visitor has asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Brave Covid Banner

Essential

Personalisation

These cookies allow the website to remember choices visitors make (such as their user name, language or the region) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide visitors with local weather reports or traffic news by storing their regional location in a cookie. These cookies can also be used to remember changes visitors have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that visitors can customise. They may also be used to provide services visitors have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track browsing activity on other websites.

Google Tag Manager (Analytics)

Statistics

 

Site

 

Gathers statistics and tracks anonymous user actions on the site

 

 

Performance

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 these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

 

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/9019185?hl=en

 

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/user-opt-out

 

LinkedIn (Analytics)

Statistics

 

No opt-out

 

Manuel blocking is necessary

 

Gathers statistics and tracks anonymous user actions on the site

Performance

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 these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Google Tag Manager (Advertising)

Marketing

 

Google includes facebook advertising tracking, used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Targeting

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to site visitors and their interests. They are also used to limit the number of times a visitors will see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that a visitor has visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often, targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

 

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/9019185?hl=en

 

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gtagjs/display-features

 

LinkedIn (Advertising)

Marketing

 

No opt-out

 

Manual blocking is necessary

Social Media Tracking

These cookies are set by social media services which are added to a website to allow site visitors to share content with connections. These cookies can track browser use across sites to build a profile of a visitor’s interests. This may impact the content and messages seen on other sites.

 

You can easily delete, disable or accept cookies from the Website at any time by configuring your browser settings.

Each browser (Microsoft Edge, Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) has its own cookie configuration mode. To learn about the procedure to follow concerning your navigator, visit the site: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.

If you use different computers, smartphones and/or tablets, do not forget to configure each device so that each of them corresponds to your preferences regarding cookies.

You will still be able to view our Website, but some interactions may not work normally.

If you have other questions, contact us at dataprivacy@theakkermansiacompany.com.  

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