This Cookies Policy is effective from 29 January 2018.
This web site may contain links to other web sites (whether part of the Coveris group or not). Some of these sites referenced may use additional or different cookies to the ones described below. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. Coveris is not responsible for the privacy practices of the non-Coveris web sites.
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too. The word "device" or “computer”, when used in this policy, refers to computers, smartphones, tablets and all other devices used for accessing the internet.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
- Process – Process cookies help make a website function and deliver the services that the website visitor expects to receive, such as navigation, access to specific areas etc. These cookies are necessary and without them the website will not function properly.
- Preference – Preference cookies allow a website to remember a user's preferences in relation to the website such as language, etc. These cookies are not vital but enhance a user's experience.
- Security – Security cookies are used to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of login credentials, protect user data from unauthorised parties etc. These cookies are vital to some of Coveris websites whereby online purchase of products is possible.
- Analytics – Analytics cookies collect information in an anonymous form about how a user interacts with a website. This information may include: the number of users visiting the website, the pages a user visits the activity of the user on the website and how often the user returns. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to visitors’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis on a session by session basis. If you have saved your information with us, your cookie allows us to recognize you when you return to our site.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor and track the navigational footprint on our website to further improve our site design. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.
Our website is enabled with Google Analytics and/or Microsoft Analytics. We use the following cookies:
- We use exp_last_activity so every time the page is reloaded the last activity is set to the current date and time. It is used to determine form or login expiry. This is essential for logged in users to record their data and not lose it as it is being input. The expiry time 12 months.
- exp_last_visit Sets the date and time that the you last visited the site. Affects guests and logged in users. The expiry time is 12 months.
- exp_tracker Tracks the last 5 pages you viewed and is used primarily for redirection after some actions on the site ie moving back to pages. This affects guests and logged in users. This cookie expires when you leave the site.
- We also use exp_csrf_token. This cookie protects against Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF). A CSRF attack forces a logged-on victim’s browser to send a forged HTTP request, including the victim’s session cookie and any other automatically included authentication information, to a vulnerable web application. It expires from your computer after one hour.
- The exp_stashid cookie generates a unique ID that relates to session values that determine the current state of the website and any actions you have performed. Expiry time: session.
You can at all times opt-out of Google Analytics using the Google Ads Settings. For more information, please visit Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
You can at all times opt-out of Microsoft Analytics using the [to complete]. For more information, please visit [to complete].
These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.