Cookies: What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are saved on the hard drive of a device which contain certain information, sometimes including personal information. Such a text file is installed in the browser of your computer or mobile device by a website's server when you consult a website. The cookie contains a unique code which makes it possible for your browser to be recognized when you visit the website ("session" cookies) or during subsequent, repeated visits ("permanent" cookies).
Cookies can be installed by the server of the website you visit or by partners of that website. A website's server can only read the cookies it has installed itself, and has no access to other information found in your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored in the folder of your browser on your computer or mobile device. A cookie usually consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiry date, and a unique number code.
Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website faster and easier, and help the visitor navigate between the different parts of a website. Cookies can also be used to make the content or advertisement on a website more relevant for the visitor, and can be adapted to his personal taste and needs.
On the Harmoney website, the following type of cookies are used:
1/ Necessary cookies
These cookies are indispensable for visiting our websites and using certain parts of the websites. For instance, they allow you to navigate between the different parts of the website, or they check your identity in a secure way before you are granted access to your personal data. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the website may not work, or will not work optimally.
2/ Functional cookies
Functional cookies are cookies that make it easier for our websites to work, make them more pleasant for visitors, and ensure that you have a more personalized browsing experience. For example, these cookies can remember your language choice and customer segment.
3/ Performance cookies
We use performance cookies to obtain information about visitors' use of our websites, in order to improve the content of our websites, adapt them to the wishes of visitors, and make them more user-friendly. For instance, there can be a cookie that counts the number of unique visitors, and a cookie that keeps track of the most popular pages.
4/ Advertisement cookies
Harmoney is not using advertisement cookies.
You can refuse the installation of cookies via your browser settings.
You can also remove cookies already installed on your computer or mobile device at any time. You will find the procedure for refusing and removing cookies on the FAQ-section of the website of your browser.