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MYTILINEOS HOLDINGS S.A. («MYTILINEOS») 

THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT COOKIES

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site, enabling the site to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time, for the purpose of providing a more user-friendly service. In this policy, the term "cookies" is used as a collective term to describe technologies such as cookies, Flash cookies and web beacons.

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE?

There are different types of cookies serving different purposes. The types of cookies MYTILINEOS uses are persistent cookies and session cookies.

  • The session cookies used by MYTILINEOS website are erased when you end your browsing and/or when you close the browser;
  • Persistent cookies remain on your computer or device until you delete them, or for a predefined period of time.

Also, when you visit our website, some partners of ours may place, on our behalf, third-party cookies. Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality that are being offered on or through our website (e.g. advertising, interactive content and analytics).

WHY WE USE COOKIES

MYTILINEOS uses cookies primarily to ensure that your visit is as pleasant as possible, and also for advertisement purposes during your future visits in other websites. A more detailed review of the types of cookies we use and why we use them is given below:

Strictly Necessary Cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies are essential to the operation of the website, enabling you to navigate and make use of its functions, such as accessing secure areas. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you. Without these cookies we are unable to offer an effective operation of our website.

Performance and Functionality Cookies:

These cookies can offer a smoother visitor experience (e.g. they help you to save, they remind you about your shopping cart and enable you to make a wishlist). These cookies enable us to analyse website use in order to measure and improve performance. These cookies can be placed by us or for us by a third party and are stored for as long as you move around our website.

Targeting cookies, advertising cookies and social media cookies (interaction cookies):

These cookies are used for providing content more relevant to you and your interests. They can be used to send targeted advertisements/offers, to limit the number of adverts displayed or to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They collect your preferences to enable us to present to you relevant adverts outside the MYTILINEOS websites. Also, for the purpose of improving our website, we use cookies to collect information on the time and the manner that visitors interact with our website. Furthermore, social media cookies may be used to track your activity in social media platforms.

HOW TO CONTROL AND MANAGE COOKIES

You can change your internet browser settings in order to delete or prevent certain cookies from being stored on your computer or mobile device. See how this can be achieved in your browser: 

More information on the general use of cookies and on how to block or limit them can be found at the following websites: http://cookiepedia.co.uk/all-about-cookies and http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

INFORMATION ON THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE DATA COLLECTED BY COOKIES

Information on the protection of your personal data and also on your rights can be found in our Data Protection Policy here.