Cookies policy

Legislation and sanctions on cookies


A cookie is a small text file that is stored within your browser when you visit almost any website. Its purpose is to remember your visit the next time you browse the website. Cookies generally store technical information, personal preferences, content personalisation, use statistics, links to social networks, access to user accounts, etc. The purpose of a cookie is to adapt web content to your profile and needs. Without cookies the services offered by any website would be diminished significantly. If youd like more information on what cookies are, what they store, how to eliminate or deactivate them, etc., please go to this link.

Cookies are files that are downloaded on your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website to, among others, store and recover information on a users or computers browsing habits and, depending on the information they contain and how it is used by the equipment, they can be used to recognise the user. The user's browser stores cookies on the hard drive only during the current session, occupying minimal memory space and without harming the computer. The cookies do not contain any specific personal information, and most of them are deleted from the hard drive at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies).

Most browsers accept cookies as standard and, independently thereof, they grant or deny temporary or memorised cookies in the security settings.

Without your express consent -by enabling cookies in your browser- www.pikolin.com and www.grupopikolincontract.com will not link in cookies stored data with your personal information provided at the time of registration or purchase.

What types of cookies does this website use?

- Technical Cookies: They allow the user to browse through a website, platform or application and use the different options or services which exist within it, such as, controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering elements which are a part of an order, completing the purchasing process of an order, carrying out a request for subscription or participating of an event, using security elements during browsing, saving content for the divulging of video or audio or sharing content through social networks.

- Customisation Cookies: Cookies that allow the user to access the service with a number of predefined general characteristics, according to a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as the language, the type of web browser used to access the service, the regional configuration used to access the service, etc.

- Analytical Cookies: : These are cookies processed either by us or by third parties that allow us to quantify the number of users and thus carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of the use made by users of the service offered. For this purpose, your browsing is analysed in our website so we can improve the offer of articles or services.

- Advertising Cookies: Those that are treated by us or by third parties and allow us to manage as effectively as possible the advertising spaces in the website, tailoring ad content to the contents of the requested service or to the use made of our website. As a result, we will be able to analyse your browsing habits on the Internet and we will be able to provide you advertising according to your navigation profile.

- Behavioural Advertising Cookies: These allow the most effective possible management of advertising spaces which, if the case, the editor has in a website, app or platform from which the requested services are provided. These cookies store information about user behaviour obtained via continuous observation of browsing habits, making it possible to develop a specific profile for showing advertising based on this.

- Third-party cookies: The website of www.pikolin.com and www.grupopikolincontract.com can use third-party services on behalf of www.pikolin.com and www.grupopikolincontract.com to compile information for statistical purposes regarding the use of the website by the user and for the provision of other services related to the activity of the website and other Internet services. Specifically, this website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google. To provide these services, they use cookies to gather information, including the user's IP address. This includes the possible transmission of such information to third parties for reasons of legal requirement.

Hotjar Cookies: Hotjar is a web analytics tool with heatmaps that allows us to measure and observe user behaviour on our site in order to improve our services. The cookies expire after 365 days. More information at https://www.hotjar.com/cookies

The user expressly agrees, by using this Site, to the treatment of information obtained in the manner and for the purposes mentioned above. In addition, the user acknowledges the possibility of refusing the treatment of such data or information by rejecting the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in his/her browser. However, this option of blocking Cookies on your browser may not permit the full use of all the website's functionalities.

You may allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the browser options set on your computer:
Chrome
Explorer
Firefox
Safari

If you have any queries regarding this cookies policy, please contact www.pikolin.com at pkinfo@pikolin.com

Deactivating or removing cookies
You may exercise your right to deactivate or remove cookies from this website at any time. These actions are carried out differently depending on the browser that you are using. Here is a quick guide for the most common browsers. Further information at this link.

Additional notes
Neither this website nor its legal representatives are liable for the content or accuracy of the privacy policies that the third parties mentioned in this cookies policy employ.
Web browsers are the tools responsible for storing cookies and it is here where you must exercise your right to remove or deactivate them. Neither this website nor its legal representatives may guarantee the correct or incorrect handling of the cookies by the aforementioned browsers.
In some cases it is necessary to install cookies so that the browser remembers your decision not to accept them.
In the case of any doubt or query regarding this cookies policy, do not hesitate to contact us via the contact section.





What is a cookie?

A cookie is a harmless text file that is stored within your browser when you visit almost any website. Its purpose is to remember your visit the next time you browse the website. Although not many people know, cookies have been used for 20 years now, when the first browsers for the World Wide Web appeared.


What a cookie IS NOT

It is not a virus, or a Trojan, or a worm, or spam, or spyware, and it does not open pop-up windows.


What information does a cookie store?

Cookies usually do not store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank data, photographs, your ID number or personal information, etc. Stored data are often technical, personal preferences, content personalisation, etc. The web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with Internet Explorer and try browsing the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not realise that you are the same person, because it is actually associated with the browser and not with the person.


What type of cookies exist?

Technical cookies: These are the most basic ones and they allow, among other things, to know whether a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous or registered user is browsing, basic tasks for any dynamic website to work properly.
Analytical cookies: They gather information about the type of browsing you are carrying out, what sections you use the most, products consulted, time zone of use, language, etc.
Advertising cookies: They show advertising depending on your browsing, your country of origin, language, etc.


What happens if I disable cookies?

We are going to give you some examples to help you understand what happens when you disable cookies:
You will not be able to share contents of that website on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network
The website will not be able to adapt the contents to your personal preferences, as usually occurs in online stores
You will not be able to access the personal area of that website, such as, My account, or My Profile or My orders
Online stores: You will not be able to shop online, you will have to do this by telephone or visit the physical shop if there is one
It will not be possible to customise your geographical preferences, such as time zone, currency or language
The website will not be able to perform web analyses on visitors or traffic to the site, which will make it difficult for the website to be competitive
You will not be able to write in the blog, or post photos, publish comments, evaluate or rate contents The website will not know if you are a human or an automated application that publishes spam, either
It will be impossible to show targeted advertising, which will reduce the advertising income of the website
All social networks use cookies; if you disable them, you will not be able to use any social network



Can you delete cookies?

Yes. You cannot only delete them, but also block them either generally or uniquely for a specific domain.
To remove a websites cookies, you must go to your browser settings and search for the ones associated with the domain in question, and proceed to eliminate them.


Cookies settings for the most common browsers

Here is how to access a specific cookie using the Chrome browser.
Note: these steps may vary depending on the version of the browser:
1. Go to Settings or Preferences using the File menu or by clicking on the customisation icon in the upper right.
2. You will see different sections, click on the Show advanced options.
3. Go to Privacy, Content settings.
4. Select All cookies and site data.
5. A list with all the cookies sorted by domain will appear. To make it easier for you to find the cookies of a certain domain, enter the partial or full address in the Search for cookies field.
6. After applying this filter, one or several lines will appear on the screen with the cookies of the requested website. Now you only have to select the cookie file and click on X to delete it.


To access the cookies settings using Internet Explorer, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1. Go to Tools, Internet Options.
2. Click on Privacy.
3. Move the slider to adjust the privacy level you want.


To access the cookies settings using Firefox, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1. Go to Options or Preferences according to your operating system.
2. Click on Privacy.
3. In History, choose Use custom settings for history.
4. Now you will see the Accept cookies option; you can enable or disable it depending on your preferences.

To access the cookies settings using Safari for OSX, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1. Go to Preferences, then Privacy.
2. Here you will see the Block cookies option to adjust the type of blocking you want to carry out.


To access the cookies settings using Safari for iOS, follow these steps (they may vary depending on your browser version):
1. Go to Settings, then Safari.
2. Go to Privacy and Security, where you will see the Block cookies to adjust the type of blocking you want to carry out.


To access the cookies settings using Android devices, follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1. Open the browser and press Menu, then Settings.
2. Go to Security and Privacy, you will see the Accept cookies option where you can check or uncheck the box.


To access the cookies settings using a Windows Phone device , follow these steps (they may vary depending on the version of the browser):
1. Open Internet Explorer, select More, then Settings.
2. Now you can check or uncheck the Allow cookies box.