What exactly are cookies ?
Cookies are small text files that your browser installs on your computer and that enable the Website to recognize you upon your visit. It consists of a unique number and can hence distinguish you from other visitors, but does not contain any personal details. This means that FIRST STOP cannot identify you personally on the basis of such cookies, nor identify you when you visit third-party websites.
Thanks to cookies, FIRST STOP can for example make sure that the information appearing on your screen during your next visit to its website is tuned in to your preferences. With the help of cookies, FIRST STOP can also identify the most popular sections of its website, since they allow FIRST STOP to know which pages are visited and how much time visitors spend browsing the same. On the basis of these aggregated data, FIRST STOP can adjust its website to better reflect visitor preferences and offer a more customer-oriented experience. Finally, cookies may facilitate certain third-party applications such as social media network connections.
How we obtain your informed consent
You may also withdraw your consent by sending an email to ______________ in this regard.
Note, however that disabling cookies may sometimes prevent you from having an optimal use of the website. FIRST STOP doesn’t exchange cookies with websites of third parties or external supplier of data, with the exception of third parties working directly with FIRST STOP to provide website services.
What data are gathered for which purposes ?
When you visit the website, FIRST STOP can automatically collect the following technical information (which cannot identify you) : your operating system and browser type, the domain name of another website that you used to get access to the website, the time and duration of your visit, which pages you have visited, etc.
These data will strictly be used for internal purposes, namely in order for FIRST STOP to study overall demographic data, behaviour and interests. It will allow FIRST STOP to better tailor the website and its applications to the various needs and wishes of its visitors for it can thus better :
- estimate its audience size and usage pattern;
- store information about preferences and individual interests;
- speed up searches; and
- recognize you (anonymously) when you return to our site.
It is important to stress that, aside from remembering your settings on its website, FIRST STOP uses the gathered data exclusively for web statistics in Google Analytics, which means that the data is only used in an aggregated manner and strictly for internal purposes. FIRST STOP does not collect any personal information about its visitors and cannot identify you personally based on the gathered data.
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