Cookies

Cookiepolicy

Galloo.com uses cookies and other technology, such as JavaScript. To guarantee the user-friendliness of our online shop and your privacy we are informing you, through this Cookie Statement, of the way in which we use cookies and our reasons for doing so. Galloo.com will only place cookies if you continue using the website after you have arrived on the landing page.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a tiny text file that is installed on your hard disk by a web server. It is a sort of identity document that helps us to distinguish one user from another. Every cookie is unique, and can be read exclusively by the server that has placed it on your device. Other technology used by Galloo.com, like JavaScript and web beacons, comprises standard internet technology that makes it possible to store data in cookies, send data and keep track of how frequently a page is viewed.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies have various functions, which can be placed in three categories: functional cookies, analytical cookies and tracking cookies. Functional cookies are cookies that allow a website to function properly. Examples are cookies that remember your language settings, or cookies that know which products you have put in your shopping cart. Analytical cookies are used for such purposes as measuring the quality and effectiveness of a website (e.g. by registering visitor statistics). Google Analytics is often used for this purpose. Tracking cookies are cookies that record your surfing behaviour on a website and enable a profile to be compiled for you, based on which you will be shown relevant information (e.g. advertisements).

Which cookies does Galloo.com use?

Galloo uses a number of functional, analytical and tracking cookies on its website.
The table below contains a list of the cookies that we may use for our current website and which information they store:

  • Google Analytics and Google TagManager (GTM) cookies: We use Google Analytics and Google TagManager (GTM) cookies to collect data about your sessions on our website. If you would like more information about how these cookies work, please consult the Google cookie & privacy statement.These are:_GA, _GID, _UTMA and _UTMZ.
  • Bing-related cookies: We use Bing Ads to show relevant advertisements on the internet. These cookies collect data about your surfing behaviour. If you would like more information about how these cookies work, please consult Bing’s cookie & privacy statement.. These are: MIDB, ANON, MUID, NAP, SRCHD, SRCHHPGUSR and SRCHURSR. 
  • Slaask cookies: These cookies collect information about chat sessions on the website in order to identify you through a unique user token. These are: SLAASK-TOKEN-XXXXXX.
  • Visual website optimizer cookies: We use Visual Website Optimizer cookies to direct web traffic to various website variants. If you would like more information about how these cookies work, please consult VWO’s cookie & privacy statement ..These are:_VIS_OPT_EXP_X_GOAL_X, _VIS_OPT_EXP_X_COMBI, _VIS_OPT_S,_VIS_OPT_TEST_COOKIE, _VWO_UUID, _VIS_OPT_EXP_COMBI, DEBUG_VIS_OPT_EXP_X_COMBI, DEBUG_VIS_OPT_EXP_X_GOAL_X, DEBUG_VIS_OPT_S and DEBUG_VWO_UUID_FORCED. 
  • Hubspot cookies: We use Hubspot cookies to analyse your surfing behaviour. For more information about how these cookies work, please consult the Hubspot cookie policy.These are:_HSTC, HUBSPOTUTK, _HSSRC, _HSSC, HBLID, _LEADINMIGRATED and _LEADINUTK 
  • Mautic cookies: We use Mautic cookies to analyse your surfing behaviour. For more information about how these cookies work, please consult the Mautic cookie policy. These are:_HSTC, HUBSPOTUTK, _HSSRC, _HSSC, HBLID, _LEADINMIGRATED and _LEADINUTK 
  • Hotjar cookies: We use Hotjar cookies to analyse your surfing and mouse clicking behaviour. Please consult the Hotjar cookie policy for more information about these cookies. These are:_HJINCLUDEDINSAMPLE 
  • Other website cookies:
    o ACCEPT_COOKIES: This cookie keeps track of whether or not you have adjusted your settings to accept cookies.
    o OLFSK: This cookie keeps track of chat statuses.
    o EM_CDN_UID: This cookie allocates you a unique user ID.
    o __CFDUID: The Cloudfare cookie overwrites the security status on the basis of an IP address.
    o __QCA: The Quantcast cookie collects information about your IP address, pixel code, referring and current HTTP website and other statistics.
    o AJS_USER_ID: This cookie allocates you a unique user ID.
    o AJS_GROUP_ID: This cookie allocates you a unique group ID. 

How does Galloo uses cookies? 

Galloo uses cookies to collect information about the users of its website with the objective of providing them with an efficient, meaningful and personalised experience. Galloo uses cookies for the following purposes (among others):

  • to recognise users and authorisations granted by users;
  • to remember user preferences and settings (e.g. language settings, video settings) or to link profile photographs to user accounts;
  • to select and buy articles on the website and to record surfing activities and purchases and link these to user accounts;
  • to additionally secure user sessions (e.g. when making appointments, when redirecting you to or from third-party websites) and to manage sessions within the website;
  • to show you personalised content and advertisements and to inform you about the availability of new information, articles and services;
  • to show you relevant advertisements on partner websites;
  • to combine your surfing, searching and purchasing behaviour;
  • to enable links with social media such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube and the related advertising services;
  • to conduct general and functional analyses with regard to the use of the website;
  • to collect, analyse and manage statistics about visits and visitors; and
  • to monitor the technical condition of the website and to optimise the website.

When collecting, storing and using your data, Galloo will always comply with its Privacy Policy. Galloo is responsible for the processing of your data as described in this Cookie Statement.

The Galloo website also contains functions that do not fall within the domain of Galloo and fall within the domain of third parties. Cookies can also be placed by these third-party domains, which fall outside of Galloo’s scope of management. The privacy and cookie policies of the relevant third party apply to cookies placed by these third parties.

Web analysis

This website makes use of Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics makes use of cookies to help a website analyse the way in which it is used by its visitors. The information generated by a cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transferred to and stored by Google.

Google uses this information to keep track of how you are using the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to offer other services with regard to website activity and internet use. Google may disclose this information to third parties if Google is obliged to do so by law, or insofar as these third parties process the information on Google behalf.

Google will not combine your IP address with other data retained by Google. By making use of this website you agree to the processing of the information by Google in the manner and for the purposes as described above.

Determine which cookies to accept independently

You can, in most cases, order your browser to accept all cookies or to warn you each time a cookie is offered. You can then determine whether or not to accept the cookie independently. Please refer to your browser’s user guide for the specific settings, which can usually be found under “Help” in the toolbar of most browsers.

Google Chrome example:
Click on the Chrome menu in your browser toolbar.
Select Settings.
Click on Advanced.
Under “Privacy and Security”, please click on the Content Settings button.
In the section “Cookies” you can amend the cookie settings.

Internet Explorer 11.0 example:
Click on the gear icon, then select Internet Options.
Click on the Privacy tab. Select the “Advanced” button.
You can now adjust your settings to decide whether cookies should be accepted, selected or blocked.
Confirm the settings by clicking on OK.

Firefox example:
Open your Firefox browser and click on the Tools Menu.
Click on Options and select Privacy Settings.
You can now adjust your settings to accept cookies and decide how long you wish to keep these cookies. You can also select restrictions and websites that can either always or never make use of cookies.
Confirm the settings by clicking on OK.

Deleting cookies

Deleting cookies in Chrome: 
Open Chrome and click on the icon with the three little dots at the top right corner. Click op Settings, Select “Advanced” at the bottom. Under “Privacy and security”, click “Content
Settings”. Click “Cookies”. Under “See all cookies and site data” click “Remove all”. Confirm by clicking “Clear all”. You can also select “Clear browsing data” and remove cookie data.

Deleting cookies in Internet Explorer:
Open Internet Explorer. Select the Tools, and then select “Delete browsing history”. You might not want to delete everything. Tick the cookies check box, and then click “Delete”.
Deleting cookies in Firefox:
Click the Library icon in the Firefox menu bar. Select “History”, and then select “Clear Recent History”. Be sure to tick the Cookies box. Set the time range, or if you want to delete all
cookies simply select “Everything”.

Where can I find information about updates of this policy?

We will always post changes or updates to our Cookie Statement and Privacy Policy on our website to ensure that you remain informed about the information that we collect, use and disclose. We recommend that you regularly read our Privacy Policy. Please contact us if you have any questions about the Cookie Statement or Privacy Policy.