Privacy Policy

Vlisco Netherlands B.V. Cookie Statement

Last update: 28-11-2019


1             Introduction

1.1         This Cookie Statement (‘Statement’) is used by Vlisco Netherlands B.V., a private limited company incorporated under Dutch law, entered in the trade register of the Chamber of Commerce under registration number 50751492, with its registered office in Helmond and its principal place of business at Binnen Parallelweg 27, 5701 PH Helmond (referred to below as: ‘Vlisco’ or ‘we’). Vlisco can be reached at privacyofficer@vlisco.nl.

1.2         This Statement intends to explain why and how Vlisco processes data that identify or could identify individuals (‘Personal Data’) using cookies and similar techniques, as will be defined further below. It applies to the Processing of Personal Data through such cookies on its website, at www.vliscogroup.com and www.vlisco.com, including the subdomains on it, such as careers.vlisco.com (‘Website’).

1.3         For the Processing of Personal Data via the Website that does not occur through Cookies, we refer to our Privacy Statement. The Privacy Statement can be viewed on this page https://www.vlisco.com/terms-and-conditions/privacy-policy/.


2             Cookies

2.1         Cookies are small data packets that are sent to your browser and stored on the device that you use to visit different locations on the internet. Vlisco uses these cookies to ensure that the Website can be used as it intends. For example, the cookies we use allow you to fill in the contact form that we have placed on the Website or to choose whether you want to see the Website in Dutch or English.


3             Purposes

3.1         Vlisco uses Cookies on the Website for the purpose of:

3.1.1      facilitating an optimal Website

3.1.2      developing and improving the Website

3.1.3      saving preferences, such as language, location, etc.

3.1.4      enabling you to contact Vlisco via the Website

3.1.5      analysing the use of the Website

3.1.6      creating statistics on the use of the Website

3.1.7      optimising recruitment processes


4             Which cookies are used?

4.1         An overview of the cookies that are placed, what they do, and how long they work follows below.

Cookies that ensure the Website functions properly

4.2         These cookies are used to ensure that the Website functions properly. For example, cookies are placed to ensure that the language you have chosen is remembered while you continue to browse the Website.

4.3         Vlisco uses the following cookies for:

4.3.1      communicating with Vlisco via the contact form

4.3.2      remembering the language you have chosen

4.3.3      accepting the cookies, measuring whether you have accepted the cookies

4.3.4      offering you the opportunity to apply via LinkedIn or Indeed; LinkedIn or Indeed might place cookies on the website

4.4         We refer to the following third parties for the relevant privacy statements:

4.4.1      LinkedIn

4.4.2      Indeed

Cookies that enable us to measure the use of the Website

4.5         It is good for Vlisco to know which parts of the Website are viewed the best. Vlisco does this by using the software and/or techniques of a third party. We use this to look at the number of visitors, for example. This information is then used to create statistics that inform Vlisco about how the Website is used. The statistics cannot be traced back to natural persons.

4.6         Vlisco uses these cookies for:

4.6.1      measuring the source, i.e. the web page from which you have reached our Website

4.6.2      measuring how many pages you have visited on the Website

4.6.3      being able to use Google analytics

Cookies to share the content of our Website via social media

4.7         It is possible to share certain parts of the Website with others on social media using the buttons on our Website. To facilitate this, we use third-party cookies, so this third party recognises you when you want to share something.

4.8         The cookies placed enable third parties to collect personal data about you. More information about this collection and processing can be found in the privacy statement of those third parties. Note that these statements may change regularly.

4.9         We refer to the following third parties for the relevant privacy statements:

4.9.1      Facebook

4.9.2      Twitter

4.9.3      LinkedIn

4.9.4      Instagram

4.9.5      YouTube

4.9.6      Glassdoor


5             Other cookies

5.1         Vlisco may not always have access to the cookies third parties place via the Website. An example of this is the use of embedded elements on the Website. These are texts, images or videos that are not stored at Vlisco or on the Website, but are shown via the Website. If you encounter cookies on the Website that fall into this category but we have not mentioned them above, please let us know.


6             Browser settings

6.1         If you do not agree to cookies being placed on your computer, you can adjust your browser settings so you receive a warning before cookies are placed. You can adjust these settings so the browser rejects all cookies or just third-party cookies. It is also possible to delete cookies that have already been placed. Note that you need to adjust the settings separately for each browser and each device you use.

6.2         However, if you do not allow cookies, we can no longer guarantee that the Website functions optimally. Some functions may be lost and others may no longer be visible. Refusing cookies does not mean you will no longer see any advertisements, only that you will no longer see any personalised advertisements.

6.3         More information about your browser settings can be obtained from your browser’s help function.

6.4         Here are hyperlinks to pages about cookies for the most common browsers:

6.4.1      Mozilla Firefox

6.4.2      Google Chrome

6.4.3      Internet Explorer

6.4.4      Safari

6.5         If you wish to disable cookies from specific parties, you can do this at Your Online Choices.


7             Consent

7.1         On your first visit to the Website, you accepted the cookies that Vlisco uses through the Website. If you wish to revoke your consent, you need to delete the cookies placed via your browser settings and stop using the Website.


8             Amendments

8.1         This Statement will have to be amended occasionally because the Website or the rules on cookies change. Vlisco reserves the right to amend this Statement without prior notice. This page will always contain the latest version of the cookie statement.


9             Questions

9.1         More information on how Vlisco deals with your personal data can be found in our Privacy Policy https://www.vlisco.com/terms-and-conditions/privacy-policy/. If you have further questions, Vlisco can be contacted using the above contact details.