What is a cookie
A cookie is a
text file, a code, or a software element that saves information relating the
browsing history and pattern of your terminal on the Internet. It is under the
control of your internet browser, and sometimes carries a unique and random
number. You can read it, destroy it, or modify it.
DoorHan is always seeking new ways to
better it’s or its Internet website(s) and to offer you, the internet user, a
better service and experience. Thus, DoorHan uses different types of cookies as indicated hereafter that can
warrant the preliminary consent of the internet user (commercial type cookies)
before the cookie is installed on its terminal.
How does DoorHan inform you of the cookies that it uses?
When you access
for the first time any of DoorHan web sites, the legal notice of the site will
refer you to a page that will give you all information on the cookies that are
installed and used by this site. In any case, you have the control of these
cookies. Therefore, you have the possibility to refuse or destroy them.
a. On computer
You can uninstall these cookies in two ways.
On the one hand, you can consult the cookies
already installed on your terminal through the use of your browser, and delete
them one by one by type of cookies as indicated in the banner or all at once.
Apple Safari Browser: "Confidentiality" section in the
« Preferences » menu, provided section for “Cookies and other data of Internet
Google Chrome Browser: “Confidentiality” section in the «
Parameters» menu, « Content Parameters» subsection, provided section for «
Cookies and website data».
Internet Explorer Browser: “Tools” menu, then “Internet Options”
section, then “General” then “Browser history”, then “Parameters”, then open
the “Parameters of temporary internet files and history” window, and finally,
Mozilla Firefox Browser: “Tools” menu, “Options” section,
“Privacy” subsection, “Delete specific cookies” functionality.
Android Browser : Open your "Home" screen, Tap your
web browser icon, Tap the "Menu" button, Tap the
"Settings", Your device will either take you to a menu of available
settings OR it will have one of the three following options. Tap on the option
you have: Privacy & Security, Privacy, Security option Tap on "Clear
Cache" ,Tap "OK" to confirm, Tap "Clear all cookie data"
Tap "OK" to confirm, Click the "Home" button to go back to
your "Home" Screen Restart your device by turning it off and then on
Google Chrome Browser: On your browser toolbar, click “the
Chrome menu” Click “More tools” and “Clear browsing data” In the box that
appears, click the checkboxes for "Cookies and other site and plug-in
data" and "Cached images and files." Use the menu at the top to
select the amount of data that you want to delete. Choose “beginning of time”
to delete everything. Click “Clear browsing data”.
Apple iOS 8: Click the "Home" button, Tap the
"Settings" button, Scroll down to "Safari", Tap on
"Clear History and Website Data". You will receive a warning message.
Tap on "Clear History and Data" to confirm, Click the
"Home" button to go back to your "Home" Screen, Restart
your device by turning it off and then on again.
The uninstalling or the blocking of cookies
used on the DoorHan websites could affect, or even prevent you from using these
Cookies can be temporary, and only last for
the duration of your browsing session on the website, or can be permanent, i.e.
a longer lifespan according to the span that is attributed and the parameters
of your internet browser. Numerous types of different cookies exist, of which
we can set in four groups defined hereafter.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are cookies that are indispensable due to the fact
that the functionality of the website is contingent on their existence. Their
deactivation will cause important difficulties for using the site, or even the
impossibility to use the services that it proposes. The strictly necessary
cookies do not conserve information once you leave the site. They permit, for
example, to identify the terminals to dispatch the communication, to assign
numbers to the data “packets” in order to dispatch them in the requested order,
and to detect transmission errors or data loss.
- Functional cookies
Functional cookies are used exclusively for providing an electronic
communication service at the request of the internet user. If these cookies are
uninstalled, providing this service will be rendered impossible.
The information is conserved beyond your browsing session on the internet
website, and can be transmitted to partners, uniquely for means of supplying
provisions necessary to the services. These can be, for example, cookies that
save the preferences of the user such as language preference of the user,
cookies that save a “user session”, or cookies that provide a “virtual shopping
- Analytics and audience measurement cookies
The audience measurement cookies help to recognize visitors of the website
across their different visits. These cookies only stock an internet user’s ID
(specific to each cookie) and is in no case used to collect nominative
information belonging to the visitors. These cookies save the pages visited by
the user, the duration of each visit, and the error messages encountered; all
of which can help to enables a performance increase of the DoorHan internet websites. The analytics
cookies can be installed and managed by partners; however, DoorHan limits their use to the ends of
the analytical statistics demanded.
- Cookies used for targeted advertising and
social network tracking cookies generated by social network sharing buttons
Targeting and tracking cookies enable third parties to provide services, mainly
advertising, and to improve the effectiveness of such services. These cookies
may remember the web pages and sites that you visit, and may collect personal data,
mainly the IP address of the user’s device. The information collected may be
shared with third parties.
Examples include cookies that enable
advertising agencies to serve ads based on your interests as determined by how
you browse DoorHan’s websites, or that limit their repetition. These cookies
require your permission. In that case, a highly visible banner will appear on
the first page of the site to request your consent to install these cookies.
DoorHan and third-party
providers, including Google, use both first-party cookies and third-party
cookies to collect information and to optimize and serve ads based on visits to
the site. DoorHan and these providers also use these two types of cookies to
determine the ratio of number of site visits to ad impressions, other uses of
advertising services and the interactions with these ad impressions and these
advertising services. Lastly, DoorHan and these providers use these two types of cookies to remember
your interests and demographic data so as to serve you targeted ads.
DoorHan uses so-called social plugins (hereinafter referred to as
buttons) which link to social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
When you visit our website, these buttons are disabled by default, which means
they do not send any information to the social networks in question without
action on your part. Before you can use these buttons, you have to click to
enable them. The buttons remain enabled until you disable them again or you
delete your cookies. Once they have been enabled, the system connects directly
to the server of the social network selected. The content of the button is then
transferred directly from the social networks to your web browser, which
incorporates them into the website you are visiting.
As soon as you have enabled a button, the
social network in question can collect data, irrespective of whether or not you
use the button. If you are logged on to a social network, it can link your
visit to this website to your user account. Visits to other DoorHan websites will only be linked if
you have also enabled the corresponding button on these sites.
If you are a member of a social network and you do not want it to link the data
collected from your visit to our website to the information provided when you
joined the network, you must log out of the social network in question before
enabling the buttons.
Please note that we have no influence over the scope of data collected by the
social networks through your buttons. Please refer to the data protection
statement published by the social networks in question for more information
about the scope and purpose of the data collection and how they process and use
such data, as well as the rights and setting options to protect your privacy.
Our website uses the following social network buttons, among others:
· youtube.com, generated by Google Inc., located at 1600
Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For more information
concerning the protection of personal data, please consult :https://www.youtube.com/static?template=privacy_guidelines
Google + generated by Google Inc., located at 1600 Amphitheatre
Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For more information concerning the
protection of personal data, please consult :https://www.google.com/intl/policies/privacy/