Cookie Policy

COOKIE POLICY

Cookie usage policy

This page sets out the cookie policy of the Solid Life Project (“We”, “Us” and “Our”) and explains how we use cookies on our website www.solidlife.eu. We may amend our cookie policy at any time and all changes will be made on this page. The changes will take effect once they have been posted on the website. Therefore, you should review these terms on a regular basis.

We also invite you to read our legal notice.

 

What is a cookie ?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers, which are transferred to your computer's hard drive or mobile device when you visit the website. The cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognises that cookie.

Cookies are mostly used to allow websites to function, or to function more efficiently, as well as to provide information to website owners. Above all, cookies allow identification of your device.

 

Use of cookies

We use cookies for different reasons. We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration purposes. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns and does not identify you as an individual. If you agree, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file. The website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the website. This helps us to deliver a better and more personalised service to you when you browse the website and also allows us to improve the website.

Cookies may fall in different categories depending on their use:

  • Functional cookies: ensure that the website works correctly (e.g. login, registration and language preference cookies) or make it possible to supply services explicitly requested by web-users, and are required for an effective and secure connection to a website
  • Performance cookies: improve browsing by recording some of your preferences for easier, faster and more user-friendly browsing. These cookies are also used for statistical, social and commercial purposes or in order to create a general user profile.
  • Direct cookies: placed by Us when visiting our website which can only be read by Our website. • Indirect cookies: placed by third parties when visiting the website, for example cookies placed by social media sites.
  • Cookies placed for statistical purposes provide information about the pages visited on the website and the location of the computer (Google Analytics etc.).
  • Cookies placed for social purposes allow web-users to share the content of the website visited on social networks (Twitter, Facebook, etc.). • Permanent cookies: remain on your hard drive for a pre-determined time or until you delete them.
  • Session cookies (or temporary cookies): simplify your actions during a browsing session. All session cookies are deleted once you close your browser. Session cookies are generally functional.

 

What type of cookies we use ?

We are always looking for new ways to improve our website and improve the service we offer to you. We use cookies to improve the use and functionality of the website and to gain a better understanding of how you use it.

 

Configuring your browser's settings

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to block the setting of all or some cookies. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit the website. If you have blocked all or some cookies, it is possible that the website will no longer function correctly or that you will not have access to some parts of the site, for which we cannot be held liable.

 

How to opt out of cookies and targeted advertising (ad retargeting)

 

Opting Out Of Cookies And Targeted Advertising : 

To opt out of retargeted ads on Google, please refer to Google's help article: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en-GB To block Google Analytics tracking in your browser, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

You can find out more information about how to opt out of interest based advertising at the websites below:

www.networkadvertising.org/choices

www.aboutads.info/choices

 

Disabling cookies in your browser

 

You may be able to disable cookies by using your browser settings. We have included information below for some commonly used web browsers:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

You may also be able to use Incognito browsing mode, if your browser offers the functionality, which may prevent some cookies from being saved to your device.

 

Updates to the cookies policy

We reserve the right to make any changes to this policy, particularly in response to legislative requirements. To exercise your right to query, access and amend your personal data, you can contact us by email at privacy.lh@lafargeholcim.com.