Last updated : october 2023
- Who is collecting my personal data?
The Data Controller of the users’ personal data collected via the Website is SRL TAOBE, 6660 HOUFFALIZE, Rue de la Villa-Romaine, Nadrin n°27, BCE 0675.689.231, (hereinafter referred to as “TAOBE CONSULTING”, collectively, “we”, “ours” or “us”).
- Why are we collecting your personal data?
We use the information collected through the Website for security purposes, as well as to facilitate navigation, to personalize and improve your experience when using the Website, to improve and measure our advertising campaigns, and to better reach users with relevant advertisements on our Services, including on third-party websites.
For example, when you visit our Website, our server may record your IP address (and associated location information) and other information such as your Internet browser type, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, the pages you view, and the links you select on the Website, as well as timestamps associated with your activities on our Website.
We also collect statistical information about the use of the Website and Services in order to continually improve their design and functionality, to understand how they are used, and to help us resolve questions about them.
- What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that a website transfers to your hard drive to collect and sometimes save information about your use of the website, such as time spent on the site, pages visited, language preferences, and other anonymous traffic data.
There are different categories of cookies, these can be “first-party” (cookies that we place) or “third-party” (placed by third parties).
Strictly necessary cookies are essential, as they allow you to navigate the Website and use its features. Without these cookies, we would not be able, for example, to authenticate your login or remember that you are logged in when you browse the Website.
Functionality cookies (also known as functional or preference cookies) allow us to remember choices you make (such as the region you are in) and tailor the Website to provide you with enhanced functionality and content. For example, they can be used to remember your login information. They may also be used to provide the services you have requested, for example by leaving a comment on the Website.
Marketing, analytics and performance cookies (hereinafter referred to as “marketing & analytics cookies”) collect information about how the Website is used, such as which pages users visit most often and whether error messages are displayed on certain pages. The information collected using these cookies is used to monitor activity on the Website and understand how it is being used.
In addition, we also use the following files on our website:
Pixel tags and other similar technologies. Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) may be used to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Website (including email recipients), measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics regarding Site usage and response rates. We and our service providers may also use pixel tags in HTML emails to our customers, to help us track email response rates, identify when our emails are viewed, whether our emails are forwarded, and perform analytics.
Log files. Most browsers collect certain information, such as your IP address, device type, screen resolution, operating system version, and internet browser type and version. This information is collected automatically and stored in log files.
Do-not-track signals. Please note that our Site does not recognize or respond to any signals that your browser may transmit through the so-called “Do Not Track” feature that your browser may have. If you wish to disable cookies on our Site, you should not rely on your browser’s “Do Not Track” feature.
- How do we collect your personal data?
Our Website may use first-party and third-party cookies, pixel tags, plugins, and other tools to collect device, usage, and navigation information when users visit our Website. This is done automatically unless you have disabled the installation of cookies.
You can disable cookies directly on our Website (via the cookie banner or the cookie page on our Website). In addition, you can control how cookies are used by changing your browser settings. However, if you select an opt-out setting, it may affect the operation of our Website.
Essential cookies cannot be disabled on the Website, as they are necessary for the use of the Website. Therefore, they can only be deactivated via your browser.
If you have disabled one or more cookies, we may still use the information collected from the cookies before your opt-out preference has been set. However, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect further information.
- Duration of retention
Some cookies expire when you end your browsing session (login cookies), others are automatically deleted after a variable period of time or when the user deletes them themselves on a scheduled or manual basis.
In any case, the cookies stored on your terminal or any other element used to identify you for statistical or audience purposes will have a lifespan that is reasonable for the purpose of the processing envisaged, up to a maximum of twelve (12) months.
Beyond that, the raw traffic data associated with an identifier are either deleted or anonymized.
- Cookies on the Website and their Purpose(s)
TAOBE CONSULTING favours transparency in the processing of your data. As such, you will find below the various cookies used on the Website and their purpose(s):
A. LIST OF FUNCTIONAL COOKIES
These cookies will only be set in response to actions on your part, such as setting your cookie preferences, language choice, logging in or filling in forms. Therefore, you do not have to enter this data every time you visit our Website.
You can set your browser to block or warn you of the presence of these cookies, but some parts of our Website may not work (Legal basis: your consent).
We use the following functional cookies:
B. LIST OF ANALYTICS COOKIES
- Your right of access, right of erasure and right to object
Like any other personal data relating to you, you dispose of a series of rights pursuant to the applicable law. You can, in particular, exercise your rights of access, rights of erasure and right to object to the processing of your personal data by sending a request by e-mail to the email@example.com address or per post to the address of TAOBE CONSULTING’s head office as listed at the top of this document.
In addition, as mentioned above and if your internet browser allows it, you can disable these cookies at any time, with the exception of essential cookies, for which we will not require your consent.
If you want to know which cookies are installed on your device or if you want to delete them, you can use a setting in your browser. You can find more instructions on how to do this via the links below.
To know more about the cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.