Cookie Policy

1. Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on the hard disk of your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. The cookie is placed on your device by the website itself (“first party cookies”) or by partners of the website (“third party cookies”). The cookie identifies your device by a unique identification number when you return to the website and collects information about your browsing behaviour.

There are different types of cookies. We distinguish the following cookies according to their purposes: there are essential or strictly necessary cookies and non-essential cookies (functional, analytical and targeting cookies)

The Belgian Act concerning the Electronic Communication of 13 June 2005 contains some provisions about cookies and the use thereof on websites. The Belgian implementation is deduced of the European e-Privacy Directive, which implies that the cookie usage and the cookie legislation is regulated differently in every European country. RECONBROTHERS is a Belgium-based website and therefore follows the Belgian and European legislation on cookies.

2. Goals and utilities of cookies

By using the website, the visitor may agree to the use of cookies. Cookies help RECONBROTHERS to optimize your visit to the website and to provide you with an optimal user experience. However, you are free to delete or restrict cookies at any time by changing your browser settings (see “Management of cookies”).

Disabling cookies can have an impact on the functioning of the website. Some of the site’s features may be restricted or inaccessible. If you decide to disable cookies, we cannot guarantee you a smooth and optimal visit to our website.

3. Types of cookies used by RECONBROTHERS

We distinguish the following types of cookies, according to their purposes:

Essential / Strictly necessary cookies:

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually only set up in response to your actions, such as setting up your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. They are necessary for a good communication and they facilitate navigating (for example, returning to a previous page, etc.).

Non-essential cookies:

These cookies are not necessary for the website to function, but they do help us to offer an improved and personalized website.

  • Functional cookies:

These cookies enable the website to offer improved functionality and personalization. They can be set up by us or by external providers whose services we have added to our pages.

  • Analytical cookies:

With these cookies, we can track visits and traffic so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to determine which pages are the most and the least popular and how visitors move through the site.

  • Targeting / advertising cookies:

These cookies can be set by our advertising partners via our site. They can be used by those companies to create a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.

Google Analytics (third party)

Cookie “collect”

  • Purpose: used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: session 

Cookie “_ga”

  • Purpose: registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: 2 years

Cookie “_gat”

  • Purpose: used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “_gid”

  • Purpose: registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “_utma”

  • Purpose: collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates fot rhe first and most recent visit.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: 2 years

Cookie “_utmb”

  • Purpose: registers the timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “_utmz”

  • Purpose: collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: 6 months

Cookie “_utmt”

  • Purpose: used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “_utmc”

  • Purpose: registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “_utm.gif”

  • Purpose: traching code that logs details about the visitor’s browser and computer.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: session

AddToAny (third party)

Cookie “_cfduid”

  • Purpose: used to identify trusted web traffic.
  • Type: essential
  • Expiry: 1 year

Cookie “uvc”

  • Purpose: updates the counter for the website’s social sharing features.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: 1 year

DoubleClick by Google (third party)

Cookie “r/collect”

  • Purpose: collects data to measure efficiency of viewed or clicked ads and shows targeted ads.
  • Type: targeting
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “IDE”

  • Purpose: registers and reports the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking ons of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
  • Type: targeting
  • Expiry: 2 years

Cookie “test_cookie”

  • Purpose: used to check if the user’s browse supports cookies.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: session

YouTube (third party)

Cookie “VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE”

  • Purpose: tries to estimate the user’s bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube video’s.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: 179 days

Cookie “YSC”

  • Purpose: registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “yt-remote-cast-installed”

  • Purpose: stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “yt-remore-connected-devices”

  • Purpose: stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: persistant

Cookie “yt-remote-device-id”

  • Purpose: stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: persistant

Cookie “yt-remote-fast-check-period”

  • Purpose: stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “yt-remote-session-app”

  • Purpose: stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “yt-remote-session-name”

  • Purpose: stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
  • Type: functional
  • Expiry: session

Carefully read our Privacy Policy for more information concerning the processing of personal data by RECONBROTHERS.

4. Management of cookies

Make sure that cookies are enabled in your web browser. If you want to consult the website of RECONBROTHERS, it is recommended you enable cookies. However, you are free to disable cookies in your browser settings if you wish to do so.

To enable or disable cookies, you must change your browser settings (via the “preferences” or “options” tab). The following links will give you more information on how to manage your cookies. You can also consult the “help” tab of your browser.

5. Rights of the visitors

Since cookies may constitute a processing of personal data, you as a data subject have the right to the lawful and secure processing of personal data. More information about the way in which we collect and process your personal data, as well as about your rights, can be found in our Privacy Statement.

6. Contact

Should you still have questions or comments about cookies after reading this Cookie Statement, you can always contact us via info@shop.reconbrothers.com.