Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy provides information regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies and applies to the website as well as any websites, branded pages on third party platforms (such as Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter) and applications accessed or used through such websites or third-party platforms which are operated by or on behalf of Connected Brands.

By using our website, you accept the use of cookies and similar technologies for the purposes we describe hereinafter in accordance with this Cookie Policy. If you do not agree to Connected Brand’s use of cookies in this way, you should set your browser settings accordingly or not use Connected Brands’ website. Please note that if you disable the cookies that Connected Brands uses, this may impact your user experience while on our websites.

Connected Brands uses cookies within the framework of its Privacy Policy. You can find more information about the data collected, why we collect personal data, how your Personal Data is used, and your rights in Connected Brands’ Privacy Policy.

Connected Brands reserves the right to amend this Cookie Policy at any time. Please refer to this Cookie Policy from time to time to review it or get new additional information. Your consent applies to the following domains:

Your current state: Consent Accepted. Manage your consent.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your Internet-enabled device (e.g., personal computer, tablet or smartphone) when you visit a website. This small piece of data contains information that is transferred to your device. This information is sent back to the website on each subsequent visit, allowing the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. A cookie enables the website to identify the device on which it is stored until such cookie reaches its expiry date.

They are not able to run automatically. Furthermore, cookies do not collect any information on your device or in your personal files.

How and why we make use of cookies

The deposit of cookies by Connected Brands’ website enhances your online experience by allowing us to save your preferences for your next visit. These cookies contain information such as users’ language preference so that you do not have to enter this information again the next time you visit us. Some cookies make sure that the graphics on Connected Brands’ website appear correctly, others make sure that Connected Brands’ website application works correctly.

Cookies that Connected Brands uses also aim at obtaining statistics and web traffic analysis and how the various sections of Connected Brands’ website are used, thus enabling us to improve online experience on our websites.

What type of cookies do we use?

You may encounter the following types of cookies by browsing Connected Brands’ website:

  1. Necessary cookies
    Necessary cookies are required for the operation of Connected Brands’ website. These cookies are essential to make Connected Brands’ website work correctly. They include cookies that remember previous actions (e.g., entered text) when navigating back to a page in the same session. These cookies do not identify you as an individual. If you do not accept necessary cookies, it may affect the performance of Connected Brands’ website or parts of it.
  2. Functionality cookies
    Functionality cookies are used to recognize you when returning to Connected Brands’ website and to remember the choices you made (such as your language or the region you are in) to enable Connected Brands to personalize its content for you. These cookies can also enable visitors to watch videos and engage with social tools, such as social media platforms. The information that functionality cookies collect may include personally identifiable information that you have disclosed. If you do not accept functionality cookies, it may affect the performance and functionality and may restrict access to contents on Connected Brands’ website.
  3. Analytical/Performance cookies
    Analytical/Performance cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and help Connected Brands understand how visitors interact with Connected Brands’ website by providing information about, among others, the areas visited, the time spent on our websites and any issues encountered. This helps us to improve the way our websites work (e.g., by ensuring that you are finding what you are looking for easily). This information is essential in helping us to improve Connected Brands’ website continuously. Performance cookies do not identify you as an individual. All data is collected and aggregated anonymously.
  4. Advertising/Targeting cookies
    Advertising/Targeting cookies record your visit to Connected Brands’ website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. Connected Brands will use this information to make our websites and the advertising more relevant to you and your interests. The advertising cookies may be used to deliver targeted advertising and to help Connected Brands measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. Connected Brands may also share this information with third parties (including advertisers) for this purpose. Most advertising cookies track users via their IP address and may collect personally identifiable information.

Third-party cookies

Some cookies set on Connected Brands’ website can only be read by Connected Brands’ website. They are known as ‘first party cookies’. Connected Brands’ website also places cookies which can be read by websites owned by third parties (e.g., Google): the so-called ‘third party cookies’. A third-party cookie is a cookie that is set on Connected Brands’ websites by partner companies. Third-party cookies are subject to third party privacy policies.

Connected Brands’ websites may contain third-party cookies (e.g., delivered by analytics providers) enabling them to collect browsing information on your device.

We may choose to include in Connected Brands’ website some third party applications that provide you with the possibility to share content with third parties or to let other users know you visited Connected Brands’ website. Social network platforms (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter) that offer these functionalities may identify you even though you do not use these functionalities on our websites. Such functionalities allow social network platforms to track information about your visit to Connected Brands’ website whenever your social network account is active while visiting Connected Brands’ website. We do not control how these third-party websites collect your personal data while you are visiting Connected Brands’ website. Connected Brands invites you to read the privacy notices of these third party websites to find out how they use the data they collect. The privacy notices of these third-party websites provide you with information about how to manage your preferences on your social network accounts.

The below list details the cookies used on our website.

Cookie Name: _ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Cookie Name: _gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

Cookie Name: _gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Cookie Name: _hjIncludedInSample

Determines if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder.

Cookie Name: _hjRecordingEnabled

This cookie is used to identify the visitor and optimize ad-relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites – this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data-center or ad-exchange.

Cookie Name: collect

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

Cookie Name: hjViewportId

Unclassified. Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Cookie Name: pll_language

This cookie is used to determine the preferred language of the visitor and sets the language accordingly on the website, if possible.

How can you control or delete cookies?

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling essential functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

At any time, you can set your browser to accept or reject cookies from Connected Brands’ website, either globally or cookie by cookie. You can also set your browser so that cookies’ acceptance or rejection will be offered to you each time a cookie is about to be stored on your device.

Please be aware that disabling cookies may impact your user experience and may prevent you from using part of Connected Brands’ website. Indeed, some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of Connected Brands’ website to operate. You may delete and block all cookies from Connected Brands’ website, but that may result in parts of Connected Brands’ website not working as intended.

Connected Brands cannot be held liable for all consequences resulting from the minimized access to our services as a result of cookies you previously deleted or rejected.

How to manage cookie settings

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

You can block or delete cookies in most web browsers, and you should be able to block cookies by activating the feature on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. The “help” menu in your browser or operating system user manual should provide you with all the necessary information about how to set your preferences. If you would like to block cookies, you can do so for the browser you use: Internet Explorer,Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit: About CookiesYour Online Choices or Your Ad Choices.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Cookie Policy, please send a detailed message to