Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

On this website we make use of cookies. A cookie is a simple, small text file that is transferred with pages of this website and is stored by your browser on your device's hard drive (computer or mobile device). The information stored therein can be returned to our servers (or those of the third parties concerned) on a subsequent visit. For example, on returning visits, the website knows, for example, the difference between new and returning visitors, what products you have in your shopping cart or a customized website experience can be offered.

 

Third party cookies
Among other things, we use features of Facebook, Microsoft Advertising, Visual Website Optimizer (Wingify), Hotjar and Google. These third parties place cookies through our website on your device.

 

Holland Watch Group uses the following cookies:

Cookie

Type

Bing Ads

Advertising

Facebook Connect

Social widgets

Facebook Custom Audience

 

Google Ajax Search Api

Widgets, search

Google Analytics

Analytics

Google Tag Manager

Widgets, Tag manager

Hotjar

Page analytics

Visual Website Optimizer

Baken, A/B testing

GA Audiences

Audiences

Google Adwords

Advertising

Awin

Partnersites (affiliates)

For an extensive description of the individual cookies, scroll to the bottom of this page.

By using cookies, Holland Watch Group (hereinafter referred to as HWG) can see, for example, what products you've watched in our online store and which ads you clicked. We can also reward our partner sites (affiliates) for the contribution to the sale based on cookies. With this information we can also show you what you may be interested in. The banners and other items on the website can give you a personal experience based on cookies and customize the website for you. In addition, cookies make sure that the website can remember what you've placed in the shopping cart if you re-visit our website after a few days.

 

What to do if you do not want cookies

Of course, we offer you the ability to not allow cookies to be placed from the start. You can also block cookies and delete already installed cookies in your browser settings. In addition, you have the right to ask for access, correction, restriction and removal of your personal data. Contact us at info@hwg.nl.

If you want to know more about what information we may collect about you and how we process and save this information, please read our Privacy Policy.

 

If you do not accept or disable HWG cookies, the following will change on our website:

- Your own settings are no longer remembered (passwords, filter options, shopping cart contents, etc.);

- You will continue to see our ads, but we will not be able to tailor them to your personal interests;

- The website may work less well or certain components will no longer work.
 

What does this cookie do?

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information collected by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, an in advance shortened version of your IP address will be provided by Google within member states of the European Union or in the other Member States that are part of the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. For the benefit of the website owner, Google will process this information to keep track of how you use the website, to compile reports on the website activities for the website holders and to offer other services with regard to website and internet use. The IP address sent by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not linked to other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. We would like to point out that in that case you may not be able to fully utilize all functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the data collected by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being sent to Google, and that this data will be processed by Google by the browser plugin available under the following link. download and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Visual Website Optimizer
In order to map and analyze the use of our website, we use the web analysis tool Visual Website Optimizer, offered by Wingify. The cookies of Visual Website Optimizer enable us, among other things, to see how often our website is visited and which pages of our website are most frequently viewed. The collected information is processed in statistics and is used by us to optimize our website. The collected information is not used by us to identify you as a person. For complete information on the functionality and data processing by inserting Visual Website Optimizer please refer to the statement on https://vwo.com/privacy-policy/

Hotjar
In order to map and analyze the use of our website, we use the web analysis tool Hotjar. The cookies of Hotjar enable us, among other things, to see how often our website is visited and which pages of our website are most frequently viewed. The collected information is processed in statistics and is used by us to optimize our website. The collected information is not used by us to identify you as a person. For complete information on the functionality and data processing by inserting Hotjar please refer to the statement on https://www.hotjar.com/privacy or https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out

AddThis Plugin
Our website uses so-called Social Plugins from the AddThis bookmark service, which is operated by AddThis LLC, Inc. 8000 Westpark Drive, Suite 625, McLean, VA 2210, USA ("AddThis"). Those plug-ins are usually marked with a AddThis logo, for example in the form of a white plus sign against an orange background. An overview of the AddThis plug-ins and how they look, can be found here: https://www.addthis.com/get/sharing If you create a page from our website that contains such a plug-in, your browser a direct connection to the AddThis servers. The content of the Plugin in question is transferred directly to your browser via AddThis and integrated into the page. Through this integration AddThis receives the information that your browser has called the relevant page of our website and stores a cookie on your terminal to identify your browser. This information (including your IP address) is directly transferred by your browser to a AddThis server in the USA and stored there. AddThis uses this data to create anonymised user profiles, which serve as a basis for appealing to web page visitors with AddThis plug-ins with personalized and interest-oriented advertising. The purpose and scope of the collection of data and further processing and use of that data by AddThis can be found in the AddThis privacy statement: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy If you are collecting data by To ban AddThis for the future, you can place a so-called Opt-Out-Cookie, which you can download under the following link: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out You can load the AddThis plug -in also completely prevent using add-ons for your browser, eg with the script-blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).
 

Quantcast
Quantcast provides real/time detailed audience profiles for advertisers to buy, sell, connect and learn more about what customers are doing online. The purpose and scope of the collection of data and further processing and use of that data by Quantcast can be found in the Quantcast privacy statement: https://www.quantcast.com/privacy/. If you would like to ban Quantcast in future, you can find the so-called Opt-Out under the following link:https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/.
 


Last updated: January 2018

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