What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file stored on your device (computer, tablet or smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. For technically non-essential cookies, this only happens if the user has given his or her active consent (for details see below). A cookie usually contains the name of the domain (internet location) from which the cookie originates, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie (when it expires) and a randomly generated unique identifier. A cookie may also contain information about your device, such as user settings, browsing history and activities performed while using the Services. Cookies are provided by BRINK – so-called ‘first-party cookies’ – or by third parties providing services to BRINK; such cookies are referred to as ‘third-party cookies’.
For this Statement, a cookie may also refer to a web beacon (also called a graphic image, pixel tag or clear GIF), a piece of computer code that allows us to track user activity and website traffic.
What types of cookies do we use?
BRINK uses technically essential, analytical and marketing cookies.
‘Technically essential cookies’ are essential to enable you to navigate our website and use its features, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. Without these cookies, services requested through the use of our website cannot be provided correctly. You can configure your web browser to block technically essential cookies, but you may then not be able to use the functionalities of our website as intended.
‘Analytical cookies’ collect information about how you use our website, for example which pages you visit most often and how you move around our website. This helps us to improve the usability of our website to enhance your experience. Further information collected by analytical cookies may include, for example, internet browser and operating system used, the domain name of the website you have previously visited, the number of visits, average length of visit and pages accessed. The information collected by these cookies is aggregated. ‘Marketing cookies’ are used to display ads on third-party websites that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an ad and help BRINK measure the effectiveness of an ad campaign. They do not directly store personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted ads.
How are third-party cookies used?
How can you reject and delete cookies?
For technically essential cookies, your active consent is not required. However, technically non-essential cookies do require your active prior consent. You can choose to accept, reject or block all or certain technically non-essential cookies set based on your visit to our website by clicking on the cookie preferences on our website. You can change your preferences for our website and/or the websites of third-party vendors at any time by changing your browser settings. If you refuse the use of technically non-essential cookies, you can still visit our website, but some functions may not work correctly.
You can also
Visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout for more information on deleting or rejecting cookies and for more information on cookies in general. you may also find it useful to consult the documentation for your specific web browser, such as Google Chrome, or follow your browser’s instructions (usually found in the “Help”, “Settings” or “Edit” facility) to change your cookie settings. By accepting all or certain technically non-essential cookies, you consent to us placing the respective cookie(s) on your device. you can withdraw your consent at any time in the Cookie Settings.
Changes to this cookie statement
BRINK may change this cookie statement from time to time. Changes will be published on our website. It is therefore advisable to consult this cookie statement regularly so that you are aware of these changes.
Entry into force
This (updated) cookie statement came into force on 1 June 2023.