Cookies Policy


Visiting Alcopa’s website alcopa.be (the “Website”) with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies, mobile apps, or other software tells us that you (i) want to use Alcopa services and that you consent to our use of cookies and other technologies to provide them to you as described in this notice and in our Privacy Policy and (ii) agree that you understand the terms of our cookies policy. See below for information on how to modify the settings in your device to notify you when you receive a new cookie and disable cookies altogether.

What is a cookie?


A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone that makes it possible to save and track data about your use of the Website. Alcopa uses cookies to identify you or store your product selection in your basket, for example. Cookies are managed by your Internet browser.

Please note that the cookies we use can’t harm your computer. Alcopa does not store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in the cookies we use, but we do use encrypted information gathered from cookies to help us to improve your experience of our Website.

You can edit your preferences at any time by going to the “Managing your cookie preferences” section.

What cookies do we use?


There are various types of cookies on our Website ; these cookies cannot be disabled. If you disable these cookies, you cannot access to our website :

– Cookies strictly necessary for the Website to function

These cookies allow you to use the main features of the Alcopa Website, such as storing your product selection in your basket ; display personalised content, recognise you as a member. These cookies make browsing easier and are required to make online purchases.

See the list of strictly necessary cookies in the table below.

Name Origin Function Retention time
PHPSESSID www.alcopa.be It’s the identifier for your current session in PHP, it serve to memorize a choice of language for example or the visted pages the end of session
cookie_notice_accepted www.alcopa.be Store the choice of user concerning the acceptation of cookies during his session 1 month

Third-party cookies

These are particularly statistical analysis cookies that collect information about navigation on our Website, thereby enabling us to improve your user experience and tailor the services to your preferences.

There are also advertising cookies that aim to personalise and/or improve the content and browsing experience by providing you with interest-based services on other Websites.

Delivering content, including advertisements, relevant to your interests on third-party sites. Our interest-based ads are subject to your preferences as described in the next section.
Keeping track of your specified preferences.
Conducting research and diagnostics to improve Alcopa’s content, products and services.
Preventing fraudulent activity.
Improving security.
All of the information collected is anonymous.

See list of third-party cookies in the table below.

Name Origin Function Retention time
_ga www.alcopa.be Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics 2 years
_gid www.alcopa.be Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics 1 day
_gat_gtag_ www.alcopa.be Google Tag Manager identifier 1 minute

Managing your cookie preferences

You can easily disable and/or delete cookies from your computer, tablet or mobile phone by managing your browser settings.
We recommend that you do not disable cookies strictly necessary for the Website to function (cookie described as “Cookies strictly necessary for the Website to function”) because this would prevent you from ordering online and enjoying the services of the Alcopa website.
In order to manage cookies to best suit your needs, please bear in mind the purpose of cookies when setting your browser.
Please find below instructions about managing and disabling cookies, depending on your browser:

Internet Explorer

Go to Tools menu, then Internet Options.
Click on Confidentiality, then click on Advanced.
In the Cookies window, select your preferences.

Google Chrome

Click the Chrome menu, the upper right button.
Select Settings then click on Show advanced settings.
In the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.
Select your preferred option(s) in the Cookies section.

Firefox

Go to Tools then Options menu.
Click on the Privacy settings.
Select Use custom settings for history.
Select your preferred option(s) on the Accept cookies from sites section.

Safari

Click on Safari, then Preferences.
Click on the Privacy tab.
Go to Block cookies and select your preferred option(s).