Cookie policy

This is the Cookie policy of the websites of Barco NV and the companies affiliated with Barco NV (hereafter jointly referred to as “Barco” or “we”). Barco NV is a public limited liability company under Belgian law, whose registered office is established at President Kennedypark 35, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium and whose company address is Beneluxpark 21, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium.

This Cookie policy aims at informing you about the use of cookies by Barco. This policy should be read together with Barco’s Privacy policy, which is available here

The Cookie policy can be modified, e.g. as a result of new functionalities on the website that require the processing of personal data. We thus advise you to check this Cookie policy regularly. Any major changes will be announced via our homepage. This version of the Cookie policy was last modified on 14 November 2017.

BARCO WEBSITES AND COOKIES

When you visit our websites, we collect certain information by automated means, using cookies. We may also use other technologies such as pixel tags, browser analysis tools, server logs and web beacons for similar purposes as described in this policy and we may include them on our sites, in marketing e-mail messages or our newsletter, affiliated websites etc., to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other technologies. The information we collect via cookies and other tools is used in a non-identifiable way without any reference to your personal information.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are installed on your browser, on your computer or on your mobile device. They allow a website to recognize your device. Cookies can have several purposes: to ensure that the website takes into account the user’s preferences by for example remembering language preferences, passwords and log-in details, to collect statistical data, to adapt the content etc.

Which cookies do we use?

We use cookies for different reasons: for the technical and functional management of the website, to personalise your website visit, to give us commercial and marketing information and to enable users to share content.

We use both first and third party cookies and session and persistent cookies:

  • First-party cookies are those set by us on our websites.
  • Third-party cookies are set by another domain than the one of the website being visited (e.g. Google Analytics cookies).
  • Third-party cookies are set by another domain than the one of the website being visited (e.g. Google Analytics cookies).
  • Persistent cookies remain on a user’s device for a certain period (e.g. 1 day, 1 month, 2 years…).

Below you will find a summary of the cookies that Barco uses on its websites.

Advertising cookies

We use (mainly) third party cookies from companies such as Marketo, LinkedIn, Lotame, Google, ADNXS, LinkedIn, BlueKai etc. to (i) deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests, (ii) to limit the number of times you see an advertisement, (iii) help measure the effectiveness of an advertisement campaign, and (iv) understand user’s behaviour after having seen an advertisement.

Analytical and tracking cookies

We use (mainly) third party cookies from companies such as Alexa, Hubspot, Google Analytics, Zopim, Adobe, Bing etc. to understand how users arrive on our websites and how they interact with us on the website. We also use these cookies to understand how our media campaigns work. This information is used to evaluate and improve the content of our website and our campaigns and ultimately to improve user experience.

Functional cookies

We use functional cookies to allow a site to remember choices you make (such as your language preference) and provide more enhanced, personal features. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. and they do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet outside our sites.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about your visit and use of this website, for instance which pages you visit the most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a user. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how this website works.

Security cookies

We use security cookies to ensure the security of our websites.

Social sharing cookies

We use social sharing cookies from LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, Facebook to enable you to share any content of interest on social networks and sometimes we may present some targeted advertisements on these networks based on your interaction with our websites.

Some cookies we use are from third parties, such as Google, Adobe, Hubspot, Hotjar, Marketo, LinkedIn to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our websites. These companies use programming code to collect information about your interaction with our sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on and how long you are on our sites. For more information on how these companies collect and use your information, please refer to their privacy policies: Google, Adobe, Hubspot, Marketo and LinkedIn

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our websites. By using our websites you agree we can place cookies on your device.

If you want to block cookies, remove existing cookies or change your cookies settings, you can do so via your browser settings. These settings can be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your internet browser.

For more information on deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

However, remember that, if you turn off cookies, certain parts of our sites, some graphic elements may not be accessible or not look as good and you may not be able to use certain applications.

Questions?

If you have further questions or complaints about this website or about this Cookie policy, you can also contact dataprotection@barco.com