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Cookies Policy

Purpose of This Policy

This is the Cookies Policy for this YKK website. YKK respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data.

This Policy provides information on how we use cookies to automatically collect technical data about your interaction with this website, how we may use that data and your options with regards to their use.

Please see our Privacy Policy for detailed information as to how we lawfully use and protect your personal data generally.

By continuing to browse this website, you agree to us using cookies subject to any specific refusal of cookies by you.

Who Controls Cookies on this Website?

YKK STOCKO FASTENERS GmbH, Kirchhofstraße 52, 42327 Wuppertal (“YKK”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is controller of the cookies used on this website, except for third party cookies which are outside of our control.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files of letters and numbers that most websites automatically place on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or device as you access and interact with them to distinguish you from other users.

Amongst other uses, cookies may enable websites to recognise you as an existing user when you return to the website at a later date, or gather usage information about you which allows a profile of you as a user to be created and analysed, your preferences and interests, to enable better understanding users of websites.

Cookies fall into the following categories:
  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the website to properly function. They include, for example, cookies that enable users to log into any secure areas of our website
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies recognise and count visitors to websites and track how visitors move around websites or between websites.
  • Functionality cookies. These recognise visitors when they return to a website. This enables personalised content for visitors, greeting visitors by name and remembering preferences (for example, choice of language or region)
  • Targeting Cookies. These cookies record visits to websites, web pages and links. This enables making websites and the advertising displayed on them more relevant to your interests. These cookies may be shared with third parties for this
  • Third Party Cookies. These are cookies used by third-party services we may use on our website, such as video services, map services or advertising services.

Generally, how do we Use Cookies on this Website?

We use cookies on this website mainly to help us improve the website and enhance your experience when you visit. We analyse visits to our website (anonymously), identifying you when you log in via our website and identifying whether or not you have accepted cookies via our cookie banner (pop-up when you first visit the website).

It is also possible that when we use third party services within pages on this website these set third party cookies. We have no control over third-party cookies and they are likely to be analytical/ performance cookies or targeting cookies.

What Individual Cookies do we Use on this Website?

The individual cookies we use on this website and the purposes for which we use them are set out below:

CookieCookie NamePurposeType
Cookie acceptance cookiecookie_notice_acceptedThis enables our cookie controls to identify whether you have accepted or rejected non-essential cookies.Strictly necessary
Session IDPHPSESSIDThis enables us to maintain your connection with our website whilst you visit the site. It will be deleted at the end of your visit (usually when you close browser).Strictly necessary
Google Analytics_gat, _ga, _gidAnonymised website visitor statistics. We use Google Analytics to collect standard information about visitors to our site and their behaviour (e.g. what pages they viewed). The data provided by Google Analytics is anonymised and in no way enables us to identify individual visitors.Analytical/ performance

How to Control or Block Cookies

Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default. You can block some or all cookies by accessing cookies settings via your browser.
Whilst the settings on your browser allow you to refuse all or some cookies, you should note that blocking strictly necessary cookies may affect the function of websites you visit, including this website.

Browser operators provide online instructions as to how to change cookies settings for the particular browser that you use.