Cookies

This section was created to inform you about obutto Europe use of cookies when you visit their website (hereinafter called the ''Site'').

1.What is a cookie and how is it used?
A cookie is a small text file in alphanumeric format which is deposited onto the user's hard drive by the server of the internet site they have visited or by a third party (advertising, web analystics services, etc...).

When you visit the obutto Europe website, if you have accepted the use of cookies, they will record certain information which is stored in the memory of your hard drive. This information helps us to:
Generate reader statistics.
Adapt how our web site appears so that your set preferences are displayed (language, screen resolution, operating system...) when you visit our site.
To tailor the advertising content on your device.
Store information from a form that you have filled out on our web site.

2.List of cookies used on the site

2.1.Cookies issued by obutto Europe

Surname Purpose
PHPSESSID Store temporary session information to enable site functionality
language language
currency currency
_atuvc Makes sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated
googtrans Google Translate translation preference
display list view
tracking Afiliate program
_utma stores the amount of visits
_utmb used to check approximately how fast people leave
_utmc used to check approximately how fast people leave
_utmv is used for user-custom variables in Analytics
_utmz records whether the visitor came from a search engine

 

2.2 Cookies issued by web analytics tools
The obutto Europe website uses Google Analytics, which is a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. located in the USA ("Google"). Google Analytics utilizes what are known as cookies, which are small text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the Website. The information collected on your use of this Website (including your IP address) will be sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to analyze your use of the Website, to prepare reports regarding the Website activities for the Website operator and to perform other services related to the use of the Website and the Internet. Furthermore, Google may pass this information on to third parties if so required by law or if this information is processed by these third parties on behalf of Google. Google will, under no circumstances, link your IP address with other Google data. You can block the installation of the cookie by changing the relevant setting in your browser software; we must, however, inform you that, if you do so, you will be unable to use some of the functions of this Website.

You may at any time revoke your consent to allow Google to collect and use this information with future effect; if you wish to do so, please install the Opt-out browser Add-on, which is available from Google.

2.3 Cookies issued by social networks
The obutto Europe website uses Facebook plug-ins. Therefore, if you interact with the plug-ins, for example by clicking on the ''Like'' or ''Share'' button, information relating to your browsing on the Site and your Facebook membership will be transmitted and stored on the Facebook company server and shared according to the parameters of your Facebook user account, under the Facebook terms of use.

3 Accept/reject cookies
At any time, you can choose to accept or reject cookie installation on your device by configuring your browsing software.

3.1 If you accept cookies
You can control the cookies recorded onto your device. You can modify your choices for free, at any time, according to the options that are available on your web browser.

If you have accepted cookies, the cookies which are integrated into the pages and content that you have consulted can be temporarily stored in a special location on your device. Only the party who issued the cookies can read them.

What are the advantages of accepting cookies?

When you visit the obutto Europe website, cookies will record certain information stored on your device. This information helps us to offer you products according to the articles that you have selected during previous visits, allowing us to better your experience on the site.

3.2 If you reject cookies
If you refuse to accept cookies on your device, or if you delete what has been recorded, you cannot benefit from a number of features which are necessary to browse in certain areas on our site. This would be the case if you were trying to access content or services that require login. This would also be the case if we cannot recognize, for technical management purposes, the type of browser your device is using, its language and display settings, or the country from which your device appears to be connected to the internet.

Where applicable, obutto Europe assumes no responsibility for consequences linked to the reduced functioning of our services resulting from the impossibility for us to record or view cookies which are necessary for operation and which you have rejected or deleted.

When you reject cookies, we still install a cookie which lets us memorize your choice so we do not have to ask if you want to accept or reject the cookies with every visit.

4 Your browser settings
Cookie management varies with each browser. It is described in the help menu of your browser.

For Internet Explorer
To customize the cookie settings for a website

     1. In Internet Explorer, click Tools, then click Internet Options.
     2. Click on the Privacy tab, then click Sites.
     3. In the address zone, type the complete address (URL) of the website for which you want to customize the privacy settings.
          For example http://www.microsoft.com.
     4. To allow cookies from the specified website on your computer, click Allow. To prevent cookies from the specific website.
          on your computer, click Reject.
     5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for each Website you wish to block or authorize. When you have finished, click OK twice.

For Safari
Go to Preferences, then click the Security toolbar and then you can select your cookies setting.

For Chrome
Click on the Tools menu then select Options, which is located in your browser's toolbar.

     1. Click the Under the Hood tab.
     2. Click Content Settings.
     3. In the Content Settings section, you can modify how cookies are saved on your computer.
     4. In "Cookies", you can modify the following settings:
     5. Clear cookies when I close my browser
          Block sites from setting any data
          Allow local data to be set (recommended)
          Create Exceptions for cookies from certain Websites.

For Firefox
     1. Click on Tools, then Options.
     2. Select the Privacy icon.
     3. Choose your preferred settings.
     4. You can configure which sites are allowed to set cookies, how long to keep them for, and view and manage your existing cookies.

For Opera
Preferences > Advanced > Cookies
Your cookie preferences give you control of Opera's cookie handling. The default setting is to accept all cookies.
Accept cookies
- All cookies are accepted (default)

Accept only cookies from the site I visit
- Refuse third-party cookies from a domain outside the one you are visiting

Never accept cookies
- All cookies are refused