Cookie Policy

How do we use cookies?

We care about your privacy. Therefore, we inform you about the use of cookies on this website. We primarily make use of cookies to enhance your surfing experience. The data we retrieve from our cookies is mainly used to understand the customer experience on the website with the aim to improve the performance and usability..

What is a Cookie?

A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity.

Want to know more about Cookies, please visit the website . This website provides more information about cookies, it also details how you might delete any cookies that you find and it shows you how to allow those trusted websites to store their cookies on your computer.

This website uses different types of cookies.

Necessary cookies
Necessary cookies are required for the operation of the Website. These cookies are essential to make the Website work correctly. They include cookies that remember previous actions (e.g. entered text) when navigating back to a page in the same session. These cookies do not identify you as an individual. If you do not accept necessary cookies, it may affect the performance of the Website or parts of it.

Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies are used to recognize you when you return to the Website and to remember the choices you made to enable Bekaert to personalize its content to you. The information the functionality cookies collect may include personally identifiable information that you have disclosed. If you do not accept functionality cookies, it may affect the performance and functionality of the Website and may restrict access to its content.

Analytical/Performance cookies
Analytical/Performance cookies allow Bekaert to recognize and count the number of visitors and help Bekaert understand how visitors interact with the Website by providing information about, among others, the areas visited, the time spent on the Website and any issues encountered. This helps Bekaert to improve the way the Website works. Performance cookies do not identify you as an individual. All data is collected and aggregated anonymously.

Advertising/targeting cookies
Advertising/targeting cookies record your visit to the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. Bekaert may use this information to make the Website and the advertising displayed on these sites more relevant to you and you interests. The advertising cookies may be used to deliver targeted advertising and to help Bekaert measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. Bekaert may also share this information with third parties (including advertisers) for this purpose. Most advertising cookies track users via their IP address and may collect personal data.

Opting out of cookies?

There are a number of options available to avoid the storage of cookies. Please visit the websites of the different browsers to learn how to delete any cookies that are on your device and block the future storage of cookies.

  • Google Chrome: about deleting existing cookies and refusing new cookies. Click here
  • Internet Explorer: about deleting existing cookies and refusing new cookies. Click here
  • Microsoft Edge: about deleting existing cookies and refusing new cookies. Click here
  • Firefox/Mozilla: about refusing new cookies. Click here
  • Firefox/Mozilla: about removing existing cookies. Click here
  • Safari: about deleting existing cookies and refusing new cookies. Click here
  • Opera: about deleting existing cookies and refusing new cookies. Click here

It’s worth bearing in mind that if you decide to delete all of your cookies, you will likely have to re-enter all of your usernames and passwords on all of the websites that you visit, which you previously didn’t even have to think about. As mentioned before, cookies can be a real asset to your web surfing experience.

In addition, the rejection or deletion of cookies only affects the computer and the browser on which you perform the action. If you use multiple computers and/or browsers you need to repeat the above action(s) as often as needed.

Modification of this Policy

We may change this Policy at any time without prior notice; you are advised to regularly consult it. Any changes to this Policy will become effective when we make the revised Policy available through the website. Your continued use of the website following such changes means that you accept the revised Policy.